Learning how to 'fail brilliantly' with Professor Paul Iske

Are we allowed to fail? Do we know how to take risks and accept outcomes different from the expected ones? And what is the impact of culture on how we perceive failure? Professor Paul Iske, founder and director of the 'Institute of Brilliant Failures' addressed all these questions and more in his lecture "Brilliant Failure: Working, Failing, and Learning Together”, organized by the Ca' Foscari International College. 

Ca' Foscari receives award for HR Excellence in Research

Ca' Foscari was successfully assessed by the European evaluators of the Human Resources Strategy for Researchers (HRS4R), and it can remain listed among the "HR Recognized Institutions" in Italy on the EURAXESS website.

Meet the World of Work, join the Career Day on November 14th and 16th, 2023

The main recruiting event at Ca' Foscari is back on November 14th (in presence) and November 16th (online). Find out how to register and read the testimonial by Melissa Anne Herlitz, an American student who can continue her career in Italy thanks to an interview she had during a past Career Day.

Rising risk: Analyzing climate change's impact on Venetian coastlines

Venice and its coastal area are notoriously vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. Using an innovative approach, a team of researchers including scientists from CMCC and Ca’ Foscari University of Venice analysed shoreline erosion and water quality degradation, offering vital insights into future climate scenarios, essential for effective coastal risk management.

AQUAGRANDA 2023: Meetings and dialogues around tides

AquaGranda is in its third edition, which will take place between Nov. 12 and Dec. 12 in a series of meetings and dialogues around tides. First-hand experiences, textual, visual, audio and multimedia materials on recent climate events will come together in an exhibition moving around town on a regular ACTV vaporetto.

University Closure on 20 and 21 November for the Festa della Salute

Ca' Foscari University venues in Venice and Mestre will be closed on Monday 20 November and Tuesday 21 November, 2023, for the Festa della Madonna della Salute.

Bellini painting discovered in Pag by young Ca' Foscari researcher

The painting, housed in a Benedictine convent in Pag, dates around 1460. The research hypothesis - published in the October issue of The Burlington Magazine - was made by Beatrice Tanzi, a Ph.D. student in Art History at Ca' Foscari University of Venice.

The Cretan Warrior: helmet and shield brought to light in Phaistos

This remarkable discovery - a bronze panoply consisting of a shield boss, fragments of a helmet and possibly a belt - occurred during the archaeological excavation at Phaistos (Crete) in July 2023. The excavation was led by Professor Ilaria Caloi's team from Ca’ Foscari. 

Erasmus+ ICM: Jingzhi's experience from Fudan to Ca' Foscari

The Erasmus+ International Credit Mobility (ICM) programme supports extra-EU exchange projects involving students, faculty and administrative staff. Pan Jingzhi, an incoming Chinese student from Fudan University (China) and a PhD student in Philosophy of Art, is one of the students who were involved in this mobility project.

'Partecipa Ca' Foscari', your ideas can make a difference

"Partecipa Ca' Foscari" is a new online platform dedicated to collecting suggestions and ideas from the Ca' Foscari community with the goal of improving people's well-being and protecting the environment.

Youcafoscari, the protagonists speak

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