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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.

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.

Interconnections: Studying in COVID times - Maria Kuznetsova

How did Ca' Foscari international students cope with the COVID situation? How are they getting by nowadays? A series of interviews to find out. Maria Kuznetsova is an international student from Russia. She's a second-year MA student in Language Sciences.

Interconnections: Studying in COVID times - Maryam RahimiHaghighi

How did Ca' Foscari international students cope with the COVID situation? How are they getting by nowadays? A series of interviews to find out. Maryam RahimiHaghighi is an international student from Iran. She's a second-year MA student in Science and Technology of Bio and Nanomaterials.

Flowering fields to save bees and butterflies

A new environmental crisis threatens both natural ecosystems and human food security. This is the 'pollinator crisis', that is, the crisis of insects that, by transporting pollen, allow 80% of plants to reproduce. A team coordinated by Ca' Foscari professor Gabriella Buffa is studying ways to halt this decline. 

Lagoon: sound waves to discover the underwater life at the inlets

Thanks to the 'Exchange' project, researchers were able to closely observe the transitional habitat at the inlets and understand how to use the information they collected for a better management of the fishing industry. 

Interconnections: Studying in COVID times - Ali Imran

How did Ca' Foscari international students cope with the COVID situation? How are they getting by nowadays? A series of interviews to find out. Ali Imran is an international student from Pakistan. He's a third-year undergraduate in Philosophy, International Studies and Economics.

Youcafoscari, the protagonists speak

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