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The New University of Padua Tele-Inclusion Bo-BOT Project

22.11.2021

The University of Padua Bo-BOT project is ready to go! The inclusive project incorporates a telepresence robot that allows students to access lessons and participate in University activities regardless of physical obstacles or disabilities. The Bo-BOT project also allows visitors to enjoy the historical and artistic heritage of the University of Padua from their home, smartphone, or anywhere else in the world.

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Cognitive Stimulation Therapy for people with dementia

19.11.2021

Prof Erika Borella of the Department of General Psychology at the University of Padua coordinated the clinical study in collaboration with Elena Carbone and Margherita Vincenzi, demonstrating the effectiveness of an Italian adaptation of the Cognitive Stimulation Therapy protocol for people with mild-to-moderate dementia.

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The effects of PFAS on the nervous system

19.11.2021

A collaborative study between the University of Padua and VIMM demonstrates the impact of PFAS (perfluoroalkyl substances) on the neuronal membranes and the nervous system during the most sensitive developmental phases of gestational life. Preliminary data suggests PFAS involvement in the degenerative process of Parkinson's disease

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The University of Padua School of Medicine is among the best in the world

17.11.2021

The AVIS-2 Study conducted by an international research team and coordinated by Gian Paolo Rossi of the Department of Medicine of the University of Padua clarifies the role of imaging techniques when diagnosing the most common form of curable arterial hypertension. This and another research study from China confirms the University of Padua School of Medicine as among the best in the world.

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Hand me your PIN!

10.11.2021

'Hand Me Your PIN! Inferring ATM PINs of Users Typing with a Covered Hand' is the research paper carried out by an international research composed by the University of Padua, the Delft University of Technology and GFT Italy. The study try to understand if PIN codes are a secure way to protect our bank cards

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The University of Padua adds 50 scholarships to support Afghan students

08.11.2021

The University of Padua finances 50 scholarships to Afghan students through the UniPD 4 Afghanistan funding project. Thanks to the wide assortment of educational activities offered in English at the Unipd, many Afghan students can enrol and continue studying towards similar degree courses they aspired towards in their home countries

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Apply now to join Academic Year 2022/23

02.11.2021

The new call for applications for the Academic Year 2022/23 is now open for most of degree programmes. A wide range of scholarships and fee-waivers opportunities awaits students. This call for application will close on the February 2, 2022.

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Unipd’s excellent standing in the US news Best Global Universities Ranking

29.10.2021

The American newspaper US News & World Report published the 2022 edition of the Best Global Universities Rankings, citing the University of Padua in 119th place among all universities, and reconfirming it in 2nd place among all Italian universities

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In honour of Andrea Zanzotto

29.10.2021

The Department of Linguistic and Literary Studies (DISLL) on November 12 - 13, organizes a conference celebrating the 100th anniversary of Andrea Zanzotto’s birth. The department also organizes meetings for the centenaries of the birth of Mario Rigoni Stern (December 17-18, 2021) and Luigi Meneghello (April 25-26, 2022).

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Extraordinary measures to support the housing costs of newly enrolled students

27.10.2021

The Board of Directors approves the extraordinary measures to disperse 1 million euros towards the housing costs for newly enrolled students whose ISEE (Equivalent Economic Status Index) range is below 50,000 euros. The substantial funding is valid for students who began their university enrollment during either 2020/2021 or the 2021/2022 academic years, with priority for international students followed by non-resident students

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