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Covid-19 updates: new decree of the President of the Council of Ministers

The new decree will go into effect starting on Friday, November 6th. Here are the new measures introduced by Ca' Foscari to limit the spread of the SARS-CoV-2

University buildings closed on November 13th

Due to a strike called for Friday, November 13th, all University buildings (with the exception of the Roncade - Ca’ Tron campus) will remain closed. Teaching activities and all other activities will therefore be carried out only remotely on that day.

Here are the winners of the 10th Ca’ Foscari Short Film Festival

The First Prize for the best short film of the Competition went to Dcera - Daughter by Czech director Daria Kashcheeva. During the ceremony, the 'master of horror' Dario Argento was awarded with a Ca' Foscari Honorary Fellowship. 

Patrizia Manno, best student of the 2019/2020 summer graduation session

Patrizia Manno was chosen as the best italian student for the 2019/2020 summer graduation session. Read the speech she gave on September 25th during the graduation ceremony at St. Mark's square.

Coronavirus in the air? Only where there are gatherings

A multidisciplinary study conducted by CNR-ISAC, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, CNR-ISP and IZSPB, has analysed the concentrations and size of the viral particles in outdoor air in Venice and Lecce in the month of May 2020, between the end of the lockdown and the reopening of activities.

Europe’s perception of China during the Covid-19 pandemic

A survey which involved 13 European states and was carried out on a sample of 1500 people for each country between September and October 2020, has highlighted a generally negative trend, as China tends to be seen negatively by 10 countries out of 13.

Computational screenings to analyze the 'pain protein'

An international and multidisciplinary team, coordinated by computer scientist Marta Simeoni and physicist Achille Giacometti from Ca' Foscari University of Venice, has developed and tested for the first time a method of predicting which mutations of the 'pain protein' NaV1.7 deserve diagnostic investigations.

Ca' Foscari joins the plea for the release of Dr. Ahmadreza Djalali

Djalali, an expert in Disaster Medicine, was sentenced to death in his home country of Iran, where he has been unlawfully detained for the past three years, after being accused of espionage based on unsubstantiated allegations.

Research during COVID: the experience of three Marie Curie Fellows

Elena Bacchin, Matteo Favaretto and Sabrina Minuzzi, Marie Skłodowska Curie Fellows at the Ca' Foscari Department of Humanities, share their experiences of international research during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Film Passport Project: a journey around the world through cinema

With the help of our Outreach and Recruitment Unit, 14 international students have put together a booklet full of opportunities for cultural exploration and enrichment, that provides the reader not only with movie suggestions, but also with new destinations, peoples and cultures .

Youcafoscari, the protagonists speak

Interviews and events with international guests, professors and students. The best of Ca' Foscari's YouTube channel.