Research

Young economist wanted: postdoc position at Ca' Foscari

The Ca’ Foscari Department of Economics is offering a three-year postdoc position in any area of Economics. The selected researcher will receive a 75.000 € annual salary. Applications close on November 25th.

Beaches at risk due to the increase in atmospheric CO2

Scientists from the CNR and Ca' Foscari University of Venice have carried out the first scientific research on the ripple effects linking atmospheric emissions, sea acidification, and coastal erosion

Who were the first inhabitants of Venice?

Diego Calaon tells us more about the important discoveries and the fascinating history of the Venetian island of Torcello, in the very first cafoscarinews reportage on the 2018 excavation campaign.

Ice Memory: the Italian Cnr and Ca' Foscari mission begins with the Grand Combin

The main goal is to create in Antarctica, the land of science and peace, the world's first 'ice sanctuary' for ice cores coming from glaciers threatened by global warming

Work and rights in the China of Xi Jinping: open access studies by 'Marie Curie' Fellow Ivan Franceschini

Ivan Franceschini is Marie Curie Fellow at Ca' Foscari University and at the Australian Centre on China in the World. His current research focuses on the question of work in China in a global perspective, with particular attention to the issues of worker activism and the awareness of rights among Chinese workers.

Nobel Prize in Physics: here’s how laser is changing science

The 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics was greeted with great surprise by the worldwide scientific community, at least for three reasons.

Hate speech and big data: The ODyCCEuS project

Social media, the digitization of news and online fora affect significantly how individuals and groups communicate, express and organize themselves. An open discussion between international scholars on “Hate Speech and Big Data: ODYCCEUS conference in Digital History and Digital Humanities”.

Lost monastery in Jesolo: The bell tower of San Mauro emerges from the excavations

The team of Medieval archaeologists of the Department of Humanities unearthed parts of a religious complex in San Mauro and the foundations of its bell tower.

Dramatic increase of posted workers: A European research project

A research presented last week at Ca’ Foscari shows how posted workers often hide social dumping strategies in 9 EU Member States including Italy.