CafoscariNEWS

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.

Student assembly renewal, vote online on 4, 5 and 6 May

On 4, 5 and 6 May, make your voice heard and vote to elect the students who will represent you for the next two academic years inside the University's governing bodies. Candidate lists must be submitted by 8 April 2021.

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.

PhD programmes at Ca’ Foscari: the call for applications is online

The call will be open until 1pm on 21 April 2021. Applicants can choose among 14 PhD programmes, with 88 scolarships being offered by the University. The investment in internationalisation is always increasing with 8 PhDs entirely in English, 10 international partner universities and 100 co-advisorhip programmes with 70 universities around the world

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.

C-MIMUN 2021: two honourable mentions for Ca’ Foscari’s delegation

From 18 to 23 April 2021, a delegation from Ca’ Foscari University of Venice participated in Churkin Moscow International Model United Nations (C-MIMUN), a simulation of the UN organised by MGIMO University of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. Two students, Anush Zakharyan and Anca Alexandra David, received an honourable mention.

Let the chess courses begin! An interview with Grandmaster Kenny Solomon

Ca’ Foscari's chess courses start on 20 May 2021. The courses are for players at all levels (beginners to advanced) and are open to Ca’ Foscari students, teaching staff, alumni and former personnel, as well as to IUAV’s students and teaching staff. The most advanced chess players will be supervised by the Chess Grandmaster Kenneth Terence Solomon, the first South African Grandmaster, whom we interviewed. 

 

 

Four Ca’ Foscari climate scientists make The Reuters Hot List

Ca' Foscari is the most represented Italian research institute in The Reuters Hot List, a list of the world's top climate scientists. The four academics are Enrica De Cian, Carlo Carraro, Francesco Bosello and Carlo Giupponi. 

 

 

Youcafoscari, the protagonists speak

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