Publications catalogue

The publications catalogue of the Department collects the information from ARCA [ITA], the institutional open-access archive of Ca’ Foscari scientific production.
It is also accessible from cerCa, the Ca’ Foscari bibliographic platform.

Department of excellence

Scientific research has a relevant and tangible impact on society, fostering knowledge, development, and innovation. Find out more about our Department's activities, projects, and achievements.

Research areas

The Department of Environmental Sciences, Informatics and Statistics focuses on the following research areas: biology and ecology, chemistry (environmental, analytical and for the conservation of cultural heritage), environmental engineering, computer science, earth science and statistics. Cross-sectional topics of research include climate and the socio-economic effects of its transformations, complexity, preservation of cultural heritage, monitoring, risk, security (environmental and informatic) and sustainability. Research is developed in collaboration with public bodies and local firms. This synergy as well as the multidisciplinary approach make it possible for the department to find large scale solutions for research.


Research projects

Beyond Bluegrass - Strengthening sustainable agri-food through aquaponics

Researcher: Roberto Pastres
Length: 01/09/2023 - 31/08/2025
Grant to the UNIVE: € 253.972,00

When concurrent extreme weather events meet breadbasket regions in escalating inter-regional conflict: Cascading economic impact assessment in the global food market

Researcher: Francesco Bosello, supervisor of MSCA Fellow Nkongho Ayuketang Arreyndip
Length: 15/10/2023 - 14/10/2025
Grant to the UNIVE: € 123.264,00

Estimating the ice volume of Earth's glaciers via Artificial Intelligence and remote sensing

Researcher: Carlo Barbante, supervisor of MSCA Fellow Niccolò Maffezzoli
Length: 01/10/2023 - 30/09/2026
Grant to the UNIVE: € 264.859,20

Working in research

PhD Degrees

PhD Degree is the highest level of academic education. It is a limited admission degree programme and lasts for at least three years. It allows graduates to develop methods and skills to pursue highly qualified research.

Research fellowships and grants

Short-term research fellowships allow Master’s Degree graduates to pursue short-term research (less than 12 months normally) including them in existing projects and research groups.

Research grants allow Master’s Degree graduates and PhDs to pursue research activities at the university or in the projects offered to the candidates.

Discover all the other opportunities of international recruitment at Ca’ Foscari: our University is highly committed in achieving excellence in research, developing international partnerships and funding new talents.