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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.

Zero CO2: here is the handbook to cut emissions

CMCC@Ca'Foscari is part of an international research team that traces the path to support the Paris Agreement climate goal, address climate change and achieve sustainable development. 

Marie Curie Fellow Alexander Araya on mass tourism and social movements

Alexander will spend two years at the Department of Linguistics and Comparative Cultural Studies. Today he tells us more about his Marie Curie experience and how it has opened his eyes on the complexity of society and life itself

Ca' Foscari welcomes Italy's only PhD program in Polar Sciences

Ca' Foscari opens call for 14 PhD programs. More international networks and industrial PhDs. A total of 98 scholarships will be awarded to PhD students of the 35th cycle.

Unleashing big data of the past: Ca' Foscari joins European Time Machine

The European Commission has chosen Time Machine as one of the six proposals for preparing large scale research initiatives to be developed in the next decade. Ca’ Foscari  is among the 33 European partners of this initiative.

Robots that grow like plants, CCHT@Ca'Foscari holds its first seminar

The first cross-disciplinary seminar organised by Ca' Foscari and IIT will take place on March 25th, 4 p.m., in Aula Berengo. This event, focused on bioinspired robotics, will be the very first initiative of the new CCHT@Ca'Foscari.

Women, young people and working conditions in Arab countries

Maria Cristina Paciello, researcher at the Ca’ Foscari Department of Asian and North African Studies, investigates work dynamics in Arab countries, focusing on the condition of women and young people.

Meet the 19 'Marie Curie' Fellows at Ca' Foscari

Year after year, Ca’ Foscari keeps expanding its community of researchers who were granted a Marie Curie Fellowship: 19 brilliant minds were recruited in 2018, a national record.