USM officially launches its own TV channel for broadcasting science and technology programs
The University provides a television channel for the region and the country at tv.usm.cl which broadcasts scientific content of excellence.
Federico Santa Maria Technical University inaugurated a new television channel available to all viewers via streaming on USM TV, with modern equipment and a 130 square meter television studio. The programming it will broadcast includes content of national and global interest on science, technology and innovation.
The new sign aims to contribute to the national strategy of providing more space for the dissemination of scientific work not only of the University and its academics and researchers, but also of remarkable projects and initiatives throughout the country. The editorial line considers linking science content with other fields such as arts, culture and social contingency and reaching all ages to encourage the creation of spaces for critical opinion and dialogue to contribute to the nation’s public policies. .
USM Rector Dr. Darcy Fuenzalida pointed out that “this day is, without a doubt, a milestone in the history of our House of Studies, as for the first time we will have our own streaming signal, which will be broadcast daily and not only Contents of a scientific and technical nature, but also artistic, cultural, sports and current affairs, that allow those who follow our programming to inform, educate and form opinions”.
Among the available programming, the “Fourth Revolution” (4R) stands out, a USM program, broadcast by 13C of a scientific-technical nature, hosted by Francisco Pérez-Banón, which deals with electromobility, water scarcity, climate change, artificial Addresses issues such as Wisdom, astronomy, future pandemics, among others.
This commitment includes other content and projects that are responsible for various initiatives that seek to generate solutions to national problems and encourage the creation of new knowledge.
Piero Soto, Director General of Communications, indicated that the new channel was “constituted as a venue that would allow the entire university community, the country and internationally to showcase the activity carried out by USM. As a home of study, We present ourselves as a unitary entity whose function is to encompass the public role of dissemination of high quality content that allows the democratization of access to knowledge.
To be a part of USM TV and access its diverse content for free, visit tv.usm.cl. go to