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. 

Pascal Bohleber and his 3 ‘Marie Curie’ grants to advance ice core science

Pascal Bohleber is a German physicist, glaciologist and ice core scientist with a broad interest in the cryosphere. He arrived at Ca' Foscari in 2019 thanks to a Marie Curie fellowship granted for the project Gold-Ice. Recently, he has been awarded a second ‘Marie Curie’, a return ticket to the University of Maine (USA).

Solar windows from carbon nanoparticles

An Italian-Chinese study led by Alberto Vomiero (Ca’ Foscari) on the cover of the scientific journal ‘Energy and Environmental Science’. The research shows it is possible to produce eco-sustainable luminescent solar concentrators. 

With 30 new Marie Curie Fellows, Ca’ Foscari becomes 4th University in EU

Each year, the European Commission programme dedicated to famous scientist Marie Skłodowska-Curie, the first woman to ever win a Nobel prize, selects and funds the most promising talents, giving them the opportunity to carry out their scientific project in different institutions and countries. 

Marie Curie fellow discovers unknown texts on Safavid-Venetian relations

In his project SAFVEN - West meets East in Venice, Marie Curie Fellow Ahmad Guliyev has studied the diplomatic relations between the Safavids and the Venetians in the 16th century. During his research, he discovered some unknown documents, which anticipated the first Safavid embassy to Venice to 1597.

Three new 'Marie Curie' Fellows at Ca’ Foscari

In addition to the 23 grants announced last February, researchers Caterina Borelli, Tania Saeed and Camilla Bertolini will bring the Venetian university to a total of 26 Marie Curie Fellows, confirming it as the only Italian University among the best in Europe.