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Critical dialogues on pandemic perspectives

The International Online Congress “Critical Dialogues on Pandemic Perspectives: Global Justice, Rule of Law and Human Rights” comprises joined researchers efforts to promote international academic and scientific exchanging cooperation on the current global pandemic context on reflecting, thinking and scrutinizing government’s, public policies and decision-making process and innovation in the...

Salento Biomedical District is supporting the transfer of innovation and training

Just a few weeks ago, in the city of Lecce, in Southern Italy, the Salento Biomedical District was inaugurated. This newly established Open Innovations Lab promotes the transfer of innovation, training and dissemination of knowledge, in the fields of biomedical and nanotechnological research. This large investment in Italy’s biomedical sector,...

Let’s shape the future together

European Research and Innovation Days 2020 European Research and Innovation Days is the European Commission’s annual flagship Research and Innovation event, bringing together policymakers, researchers, entrepreneurs and the public to debate and shape the future of research and innovation in Europe and beyond. This year, it is a fully virtual...

Art Basel Miami Beach has been cancelled

Due to the pandemic’s impact, Art Basel announces the cancellation of its Miami Beach fair   Given the current situation regarding the pandemic’s impact, which spans from South Florida to other parts of the country and the world; limitations and uncertainty about the staging of large-scale events; international travel restrictions...

Maria Montessori a pioneer of theories in early childhood education

Italian physician Maria Montessori was a pioneer of theories in early childhood education, which are still implemented in Montessori schools all over the globe. Maria Montessori was placed in charge of the Casa dei Bambini school. By 1925, more than 1,000 Montessori schools had opened in the United States. By...

River flow prediction in Africa with newly rainfall products developed

Rainfall estimation is highly important for meteorologists, hydrologists, water resource managers and environmental legislators. However, its measurement at relevant spatial and temporal scales remains a challenge. Soil moisture can be seen as the footprint of rainfall and, hence, is useful for improving rainfall estimation. As part of the SMOS+Rainfall project...

Two calls for papers on migration issues

Cnr Institute for research on innovation and services for development (Cnr-Iriss) is working jointly with several universities on migration issues. In the framework of the cooperation for the Jean Monnet module “Summer School on Labour Migration in the European Union (EULab)”, Cnr-Iriss invites submissions for the volume “Labour Migration in the time of COVID-19:...

Programma Nazionale per la Ricerca 2021-2027: aperta la consultazione pubblica

Il Ministero dell’Università e della Ricerca lancia la consultazione pubblica per la definizione del Programma Nazionale per la Ricerca 2021-2027 (PNR). L’iniziativa coinvolge per la prima volta i diversi portatori di interessi – non solo il mondo accademico e quello della ricerca pubblica e privata ma anche le autorità nazionali,...

At the start Enea Tech, the first Italian foundation dedicated to technology transfer

Signed the decree approving the statute of the Enea Tech Foundation which will manage the first Italian fund entirely dedicated to technology transfer. The Foundation will aim to promote investments and initiatives in research and development and technology transfer in favour of companies operating on the national territory, with particular...

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