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11 Departments of Excellence: funding of 90.9 million euros

09.01.2023

Eleven Departments of Excellence for the University of Padua. Selected by MUR (Ministero dell’Università e della Ricerca), the University of Padua is once more recognized as MUR acknowledges 11 of its departments as Departments of Excellence and with the funding of 90.9 million euros for 2023-2027.

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Even large predators found saltwater crocodiles tough to digest

13.12.2022

A new finding from studying the fossil remains of a marine reptile that lived 150 million years ago housed in the Museum of Geology and Palaeontology of the University of Padua. The remains studied by geologists Giovanni Serafini and Luca Giusberti found that large predators could not fully digest marine crocodiles of the Upper Jurassic

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A Unipd subscription to access the multidisciplinary video resource JoVE

13.12.2022

The University of Padua has recently activated an institutional subscription allowing the Unipd community to access all resources available in the multidisciplinary video library JoVE - Journal of Visualized Experiments, with more than 16,000 videos and over 1,200 new videos uploaded every year

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The importance of cooperation for the sustainability of common resources

06.12.2022

A paper recently published in Nature Sustainability demonstrates how cooperation is favoured by those who have access to resource information and whose feedback directly influences decisions made regarding said resources. The international team of the research who realized the study, is coordinated by Samir Suweis of the Department of Physics and Astronomy ‘G. Galilei’ of the University of Padova

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Sustainable Chemistry at Unipd. Creating New Molecules with Light

05.12.2022

A new research published in 'Nature Synthesis' by a University of Padua research team led by Luca Dell'Amico investigates the effect that light alone has on the construction of bioactive molecules of an indole nature. The work investigates the effect that light alone has on the construction of bioactive molecules of an indole nature

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Systemic amyloidosis in cats as models to study the disease in humans

02.12.2022

A new study, realized in collaboration with various research groups in veterinary medicine includes that of the Department of Animal Medicine, Production, and Health of the University of Padua, is the first publication to classify the disease as epidemiologically relevant, which is considered rare in domesticated European cats

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Developing a technology to identify structure between molecules

29.11.2022

Researchers of the iSenseDNA project aim to develop a technology that links changes in the biomolecule’s structure to its function during complex dynamic processes in real time

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Words and actions for gender equality

25.11.2022

The University of Padua is dedicated to promoting well-being, and eliminating discrimination, violence and gender-related stereotypes through institutional actions and cultural and training interventions. In November 2022, the initiatives proposed by the University to promote gender equality expanded with the inclusion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women which is celebrated on 25 November

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The UNICORE Project: the first student refugee arrives in Padua

23.11.2022

The first student refugee arrives in Padua from Nigeria as part of the University Corridors for Refugees UNICORE Project, coordinated by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The UNICORE project is promoted by 33 Italian universities with the support of UNHCR, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Caritas Italiana, Diaconia Valdese, Centro Astalli, Gandhi Charity, Fondazione Lanza and other partners

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The UNICORE Project: the first student refugee arrives in Padua

23.11.2022

The first student refugee arrives in Padua from Nigeria as part of the University Corridors for Refugees UNICORE Project, coordinated by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. The UNICORE project is promoted by 33 Italian universities with the support of UNHCR, the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Caritas Italiana, Diaconia Valdese, Centro Astalli, Gandhi Charity, Fondazione Lanza and other partners

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