Research

Ice Memory mission on Monte Rosa postponed due to adverse weather

Adverse weather conditions cause the mission of Ice Memory on Monte Rosa to slow down. The weather on Colle Gnifetti is expected to be very changeable during the first week of May, with wind gusts over 100 km/h and possible snowfalls.

XRmol: augmented reality reveals albumin-PFAS interaction

At Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, a science awareness project brings together biochemistry, analytical chemistry and information technology to fight PFAS pollution which affects the ecosystem and human health. 

5 reasons (+1) why you should apply for a Marie Curie at Ca’ Foscari

From May 18th, researchers will have a chance to apply for a Marie Curie Fellowship, a life-changing experience and an incredibile carreer opportunity. Find out why Ca’ Foscari is among the most sought-after host institutions in Europe.

Scientists unveil the mistery behind a Picasso

A researcher from Ca' Foscari has analysed the chemical composition of the material of four paintings belonging to Museu Picasso in Barcelona. It is the first study that focuses on the mechanical degradation of Picasso’s paintings with a scientific, analytical and diagnostic approach.

An innovative system to test the "juiciness" of oranges

The collaboration between Ca’ Foscari and Agricola Lusia has delivered a system that scans and squeezes fruit, using mathematical models to determine the juiciness of oranges in a non-destructive way.

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URBAN CHINA: a study on urbanisation in post-socialist China

Anthropologist Antonella Diana has recently concluded her Marie Skłodowska Curie fellowship at the Department of Asian and North African Studies at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. Her project URBAN_CHINA. Urbanization in China’s Southwestern Borderlands. The Case of Jinghong, Xishuangbanna focused on urbanisation as a negotiation strategy

Ticket inspection and (dis)honesty: a study on bus passengers in Lyon

The study, which was published today in The Economic Journal, was was written by three experimental economists: Fabio Galeotti and Marie Claire Villeval of The French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) and Valeria Maggian from Ca’ Foscari University of Venice.

Marie Curie Global@Venice call: Research and training for global challenges

The aim of the programme is to strengthen the curricula of brilliant researchers, in order to provide Europe and the world with a pool of researchers capable of bridging the gaps between academia and applied research, and between research and the market. Submit your application by 30 June 2021.

Ca' Foscari publishes the first Italian Sign Language grammar in Europe

A product of the European project SIGN-HUB, the grammar book is an open-access volume with images and videos which make it the first handbook for students, professionals and the Deaf community.