Study and Research Group
Green Chemistry, Sustainability and Education

The Research and Study Group in Green Chemistry, Sustainability and Education started from the post-graduate programme in Chemistry at UFSCar in 2010. Its main objective is to investigate the creation, use and evaluation of green and socio-environmental products and processes.

In this context, interdisciplinary studies incorporating scientific knowledge are carried out, especially in the fields of Chemistry and Environmental Sciences, including Education from a critical perspective.

The group has scientific partners with researchers in national and international institutions who are recognised in their respective areas of expertise. The publication products in qualified vehicles is noteworthy, some of them awarded, as are is the cases of Jabuti Award 2010 and 2015 (Brazilian Book Chamber), in addition to its academic distinctions received in Brazil and abroad.


Green Chemistry (Analytical Chemistry)

Chemistry Education

Education of professionals in the scientific field of Chemistry

Environmental Education




Vânia Gomes Zuin

Post-doctorate in Chemistry
USP (Brazil), UFZ (Germany)
and UoY (England)

Bachelor and PGCE in Chemistry obtained at the University of São Paulo (USP), MSc and PhD in Sciences (Analytical Chemistry) at USP, including a research period during the doctorate at Universitá degli Studi di Torino, Italy, and also a PhD in Education at USP. Post-doctorate in Chemistry at USP, together with the Helmholtz-Zentrum für Umweltforschung, Germany, with support from the Alexander von Humboldt foundation (AvH) and the Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence, University of York (GCCE-UoY), England. Presently she is professor in the Deparment of Chemistry at the Federal University of São Carlos, as well as a guest professor at the GCCE-UoY, England.

Dorai Periotto Zandonai

  • MSc in Chemistry

Daniela Cassia Sudan

  • PHD Candidate in Education

Carolina Motta

  • PHD Candidate in Education

Fábio Fontana de Souza

  • PHD Candidate in Education

João Francisco Nunes

  • MSc Candidate in Education

Luize Zola Ramin

  • MSc Candidate in Chemistry

Ana Paula Lopes

  • MSc Candidate in Chemistry

Higor Lopes Gonçalves

  • Undergraduate Student

Danielle S. Francischini

  • Undergraduate Student

Karine Zanotti

  • Undergraduate Student
    PET Chemistry-UFSCar


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