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Exploring Frontiers in Physics: The Inspiring Journey of Raquel

Born on the outskirts of Ilhéus, in the state of Bahia, Raquel Santiago Nascimento defied expectations and embarked on an extraordinary journey that began in the periphery. Her path, which started with an opportunity at the local university, UESC (State University of Santa Cruz), led her to discover a passion for physics and astronomy that would shape her future and that of her family.

When considering an academic master's degree in physics, aspiring scientists or educators can envision a range of possibilities. From international research that pushes the boundaries of knowledge and experiments to university teaching, where sharing knowledge is a mission, physics opens doors to significant contributions to society, especially in today's world with the rapid advancement of cutting-edge technologies.

In connection to the latter point, Physics professionals are increasingly sought after in the job market, including by major multinational companies, to pursue careers, like Raquel Nascimento, who is now a Data Scientist at one of the world's largest oil and gas companies.

Data science enables the practical application of physical knowledge, influencing technological innovations. The development of advanced technologies, quantum engineering, medical physics, and work in environmental preservation are areas that showcase the diversity of paths available within Physics.

Raquel Santiago Nascimento is a living example of how Physics can solidly and enduringly transform lives. Her journey not only led her to become a data scientist but also to explore international frontiers, positively impacting her community and the world.

Pursuing an academic master's degree in physics is not just a choice for accumulating knowledge but an opportunity to be part of a global community of professionals seriously concerned and engaged in bringing increasingly effective and sustainable solutions to humanity.

That's great news! The Master's program in Physics at UESC - PROFÍSICA seems like a fantastic opportunity. If you're interested in applying, make sure to gather all the necessary information and submit your application before the deadline on February 2nd. Wishing you the best of luck in your academic journey!

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Flávia Vitória @adeccua

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