The Little Dome C site in Antarctica has reopened for the second ice core drilling campaign of the international research project coordinated by the Institute of Polar Sciences of the CNR (National Research Council of Italy). The team includes 15 people and aims to start deep drilling to reach depths of a few hundred metres, enabling the reconstruction of the world’s climate history.
Climate scepticism is growing four times as fast as pro-climate content on Twitter, according to a new paper published today in Nature Climate Change by The Alan Turing Institute that features the collaboration of Ca’ Foscari University of Venice.
Ca’ Foscari University of Venice has developed an eco-friendly process that enables the full use of wine lees and of the sludge resulting from wastewater treatment. This circular economy process can be managed directly by wineries and reduces disposal costs.
A research team at Ca’ Foscari has selected a new type of miniaturised antibodies that can detect and inhibit the activity of the urokinase human enzyme (uPA), reducing the risk of side effects. The discovery has been patented for use in the pharmaceutical industry.
“Stop Covid-19 testing — we are hungry!,” “Step down, Xi Jinping! Step down, Communist Party!,” “Stop restrictions, we want freedom.” These are some of the slogans chanted by the Chinese people who have taken to the streets in at least seventeen cities to protest against the rigid “zero Covid” policies adopted by the Chinese government.
Ca’ Foscari celebrated a Graduation Day in St Mark’s Square for over 1,000 Ca’ Foscari students for the autumn session of a.y. 2021/2022. Check out the photo gallery!
Pop Up @ Port Days will feature three student music projects that were selected by the Radio Ca’ Foscari team among many applications. The event is free of charge and will be held in San Basilio, between Magazzino 5 and Magazzino 6, close to the classrooms of Ca’ Foscari and IUAV.
Lovers of literature mourn the passing of Javier Marías, who had been hospitalised in a Clinic in Madrid due to pneumonia. In 2009 he was hosted by Ca’ Foscari University of Venice during the Incroci di Civiltà/Crossroads of Civilizations Literary Festival. Professor Enric Bou Maqueda tells us about the Spanish author and his relationship with Venice.
Some of our newly enrolled international degree seekers tell us about their experience moving to Venice and getting ready for their university life at Ca’ Foscari. Check out the interview with Hildo and Stephanie!
In this academic year, Ca’ Foscari has welcomed over 300 international students from almost 60 countries. Check out the interview with Sneh and Gerardo, two newly enrolled international degree seekers who tell us about their experience moving to Venice and getting ready for their university life at Ca’ Foscari.
On Saturday 15th October 2022, artist Laura Pugno was awarded the Sustainable Art Prize, promoted by Ca’ Foscari University of Venice in collaboration with ArtVerona.
Prestigious ERC grants have been awarded to the University of Warwick (three grants), Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (two grants), and Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Babeș-Bolyai University and the University of Gothenburg (one grant each). This excellent result attests to the value of the alliance and of university policies.
PInK, Ca’ Foscari’s portal dedicated to technology and knowledge transfer between University research and businesses, institutions and the local territory, has participated in the writing of the new European Code of Practice for the smart use of intellectual property.
The Rector of Ca’ Foscari University of Venice Tiziana Lippiello is the new President of EUTOPIA. In December 2022 she will succeed Eva Wiberg, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Gothenburg, who has guided the alliance thus far. The new President will lead the alliance for the next two years.