Current position: Marie Curie Research Fellow. Project title REFIND

2016 Master in "GIScience and unmanned system for the integrated management of the territory and the natural resources. University of Padua. Project work: "Development of fossil endmember analysis on ENVI platform"

2015 PhD - Department of Earth Science, University of Florence. Final report: " The Late Pleistocene site of Equi (Massa, Apuane Alps): revaluation of historical data and new discoveries. Morphological comparison of Italian and European Felids"

2009-2011 MSc - Department of Prehistoric Science, University of Ferrara. Thesys title: "Fox, marmots and felids from Middle Pleistocene in the Cerè Cave (VR, Italy)


Received Funding: 

2018-2021 Global Marie Sklodowska-Curie Fellowship at the University Ca’ Foscari,  Dept. of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics, Venice. Supervisor Prof. S. Malavasi (grant agreement n. 785821)

2014 Synthesys of systematic resources, call1, EC-funded project for the creation of an integrated European infrastructure for Natural history collections. Title of the Project: “Comparative analysis of fossils of Middle and Upper Pleistocene Hyaenidae and Felidae from Hungarian and Italian sites”. Hungarian Natural History Museum, Supervisor Dr. M. Gasparik (funding code: HU-TAF-2845)

2013 Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst at the Naturkunde Museum (Berlin), Supervisor Dr. Hampe, and at the Staatliche Naturwissenschaftliche Sammlungen Bayerns (Munich) with the supervision of Pr. G. Rössner. Face value 5,000 € (award code: A/13/71401:)


Co-organization of International conferences and active involvement in Scientific Societies

2018-2019 Councillor of the Italian Palaeontological Association (SPI)

2016 Member of the team for the program committee of the annual meeting of the Italian Palaeontological Society (SPI). Faenza

2013-2016 Promoter and main referee for the young paleontologists round-table (PaiP workshop)

2014 Co-organizer of the excursion, and presentation of the Equi site at the Congress of the European Society of Human Evolution (ESHE). Florence


Association memberships and workshops:

European Association of Vertebrate Paleontologist (EAVP)

Society of Vertebrate Paleontology (SVP)

Alumni Association DAAD Italy (ADIT - Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst)

European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists (EAVP)

Società Paleontological Italiana (SPI)

Workshop on the definition of the Priabonian GSSP. Alano di Piave, June 8, 2012


Reviewer for international paleontological journals:

Elsevier, Global Book Production

Quaternary Science Reviews

Quaternary International


International journal of biodiversity and conservation

Journal of Geography, Environment and Earth Science International

Fossil Imprint


Volunteering activities:

2009-2010 “Il giardino delle Capinere”, Ferrara for the LIPU Association

2008 Assistance at the S. Camillo Hospital (Lido-Venice) for SLA patients

since 2003 blood donor


Licenses: Italian and US UAV pilot for drones (italian license code: I.APRA.005641, certificate number 4294399).


Social network

Twitter: @GhezzoPaleo @Paleo_GG @FossilRefind

Facebook pages: Paleogeographic; Refind