A mathematical model on how sanctions, duties and conflicts affect commerce

A new mathematical model can predict global changes in commercial and financial exchange. The research has been published in the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics.

Traces of vegetation and insects in the heart of Calderone glacieret

Scientists now have a sample of deep ice from the southernmost glacier in Europe and only glacier in the Apennines. The chemical analysis will allow them to reconstruct the past and environmental climate of the massif and of the surrounding regions.

Calderone glacieret reduced to just 25 metres of ice

A survey of the Calderone glacieret has prepared the ground for the core sampling mission scheduled for the end of April. The data shows a clearer picture of the current state of the southernmost glacier in Europe.

Private blockchains to be even safer thanks to NiRvAna project

The project aims to analyse the application of IT security features to private blockchain technology. It is coordinated by the University of Urbino and involves a research unit from Ca' Foscari, led by professor Sabina Rossi. 



Ca’ Foscari among top EU universities with 20 new Marie Curie Fellows

20 talented researchers from all over the world have chosen to study at Ca' Foscari, which has been for years the Italian host institution most requested by Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellows

Ca’ Foscari hosts Dr Pat Tanner, leading 3D maritime archaeology expert

Dr Pat Tanner is one of the world’s greatest experts in 3D maritime archaeology. He has joined Ca’ Foscari as a visiting scholar to collaborate with the Venice Centre for Digital and Public Humanities (VeDPH) at the Department of Humanities.

Marie Curie Fellow Animesh Gain on Water Security and Climate Change

Dr Animesh Gain, Marie Curie Global Fellow at Ca’ Foscari and MIT, has contributed to the chapter on Water for the Sixth Assessment Report of the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change). We have asked him to talk about his research and his contribution to the chapter on Water. 

AI to aid historians in restoring, placing and dating ancient texts

Ithaca is the first deep neural network that can aid historians in restoring the text of damaged inscriptions and in identifying their original location and date. Ithaca is the result of the PithyaPlus project of Marie Curie Fellow Thea Sommerschield, and it has been published in Nature.

What are NFTs? Digital art and the notion of ownership

What are NFTs (Non-Fungible Tokens)? Many people asked themselves that question upon hearing about the multimillion sales in the world of art collection and digital art. We have interviewed professors Alessandra Zanardo, Andrea Minto, and Stefania de Vincentis.