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Rush to air conditioning pushed by urbanization and climate change

A new study, led by Ca' Foscari professor Enrica De Cian, has analyzed the dynamics that lead families to resort to air conditioning systems and thermal insulation for their houses. 

The 'Montalcini' program: Caterina Tarlazzi chooses Ca' Foscari

The Medieval Philosophy historian will become a Ca' Foscari researcher starting from 2020. The call for the next edition of the program is open until July 18, 2019. 

2026 Winter Olympics, Ca’ Foscari analyzed the economic impact

Over 1 billion euros in expenses and investments  and and about 14.000 new jobs - these are the estimated numbers for the Milan-Cortina 2026 Winter Olympics, according to a Ca' Foscari study. 

More energy needed to cope with climate change

A new study published today in Nature Communications found that by mid-century climate change will increase the demand for energy globally

The epic search for the oldest ice in Antarctica has started

The aim of the 'Beyond EPICA Oldest Ice Core' initiative is to drill and collect ice samples from up to 1.5 Million years ago in Antarctica, to find out more about greenhouse gases in the Mid-Pleistocene Transition.

Ca’ Foscari inaugurates new Center for Digital and Public Humanities

The DPH@Ca’Foscari will focus on advancing and sharing scientific research through methods that belong to the Digital and Public Humanities domain, two fields which will also be at the center of dedicated research projects and activities.

Ca' Foscari researchers invent sensor that can detect PFAS

The electrochemical sensor can measure the concentration of perfluorooctanesulfonate (PFOS), one of the most common and dangerous molecules in the PFAS family.

Antarctica: a drilling site to extract the "longest" climate archive ever

European researchers will extract ice cores to investigate the climate history of the past 1.5 million year. Italy will also join the project thanks to a team of experts coordinated by Professor Carlo Barbante of Ca' Foscari University of Venice. 

5 reasons (+1) why you should apply for a Marie Curie at Ca’ Foscari

From April 11th, researchers will have a chance to apply for a Marie Curie Fellowship, a life-changing experience and an incredibile carreer opportunity. Find out why Ca’ Foscari is among the most sought-after host institutions in Europe.