The international conference on the sea, the environment and sustainability took place on 20 and 21 September, with the participation of prestigious guests from the Italian and European political, scientific and cultural scene.
An international team led by scientists from Ca’ Foscari University of Venice and the Institute of Polar Sciences of the National Research Council of Italy has analysed the chemical compounds deposited in the ice to study the trend of fires over a period of five thousand year. The work was published in Climate of the Past.
Updated projections forecast a rise in sea levels between 17 and 120 cm by 2100. There is uncertainty regarding emissions and our limited knowledge of certain physical processes, according to a new study published in Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences.
Ca’ Foscari has developed and tested innovative formulas for haircare, using parts of artichoke that are wasted at the Rialto market. This ESF project has involved workers from the Rialto market and a local haircare salon franchise.
Raghad is a student from Jordan who spent five months at Ca' Foscari to further her studies in English language and literature. With the help of the Ca’ Foscari International office, Raghad has decided to share her experience with the Erasmus+ ICM programme, taking this opportunity to address those families that might still be hesitant to let their children travel to a different country.
The international alliance, funded by the European Commission, is aimed at strengthening the international competitivity of European universities and creating a new model for higher education in Europe.
“The Coronavirus and Migration” article appears in the latest issue of the Two Homelands journal, guest-edited by Francesco Della Puppa and Fabio Perocco. It is one of the first international research projects that examine the consequences of the pandemic on the lives of immigrants, migrants and asylum seekers in terms of healthcare, working conditions, administrative and housing conditions.
At the dawn of the millennium, the atmospheric chemist Paul Crutzen conceptualised 'the Anthropocene' as a designation for today's geological epoch, in which humans have become the dominant force on Earth.
Ca’ Foscari hosts about 1,000 Japanese students and is currently the first university in Europe to offer a real Ainu language curricular course. The introduction to the language, which is only spoken by an ethnic group in northern Japan, will be taught by professor Elia Dal Corso.
The Ca’ Foscari Short Film Festival starts on October 6th. One of the most awaited events is the programme dedicated the Herat International Women’s Film Festival. We have interviewed Alka Sadat, co-founder of the festival, who will present her documentary Afghanistan Night Stories at the CFSFF.