Anthropologist Roberta Raffaetà has won a European Research Council (ERC) grant to study how science is exploring the human microbiome, as biology and IT technology constantly offer insights into this non-human world which is nevertheless crucial to the health of people and of the environment.
Edoardo Gerlini, professor of Classical Japanese at the Department of Asian and North African Studies, tells us about his Marie Skodowska-Curie Global project on the relationship between Sinitic writing in Japan and the development of cultural heritage.
The G20 hosted in Venice on 11 July the International Conference on Climate Change. This was a high-level event to discuss economic policies to support the transition to a low-carbon economy, as well as the international regulatory and supervisory framework. Professor Stefano Battiston explores this topic in the third and final article of the Venice G20 series.
Sustainable finance and the green transition are on the agenda of the Finance Ministers and Governors of the Central Banks meeting in Venice for the G20 summit. There is an urgent need for a better understanding to avoid greenwashing and to support SMEs access to green finance. The second article in a three-part series on the G20 summit is by professors Stefano Battiston, Monica Billio and Loriana Pelizzon.
Sustainable finance and green transition are on the agenda of the Finance Ministers and Governors of the Central Banks meeting in Venice from 8 to 11 July 2021. This article by professors Monica Billio and Loriana Pelizzon is the first of a three-part series on the G20 summit.
As the G20 Summit, which will be held in Venice from 8 to 11 July, draws nearer, Vanni Pettinà, professor of International Economic History at Ca’ Foscari, shares his thoughts on the crisis of neoliberal capitalism and on the different direction that the Biden administration is going in.
An article published in the scientific journal Nature Review Physics carries out the first comprehensive review of Financial Networks, an exciting interdisciplinary field. Professor Guido Caldarelli coordinated the study which involved, among others, Professor Stefano Battiston.
The Dunan language, spoken on the Japanese island of Yonaguni, is disappearing. This is the focus of the projectby artists Anush Hamzehian and Vittorio Mortarotti, who were accompanied in their experience by Prof. Heinrich from DSAAM. We interviewed the professor about the project and the research and translations that surrounded it.
According to a study by Boston University, Ca' Foscari and CMCC, climate change could reduce global crop yields by 10% by mid-century and 25% by century’s end, under a vigorous warming scenario, if farmers cannot adapt better than they did historically.