moon
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The GLAMS Project: building a lunar base with 3D printing and “local” materials

08.09.2023

The two year GLAMS Project of the University of Padua, receives funding of over 400,000 euros by the Italian Space Agency as it ranks first in the thematic area "Advanced Materials" and overall winner of the "Days of Academic Space Research" call

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research
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ERC Starting Grants 2023 - four Unipd projects financed for 5.4M euros

08.09.2023

In the contest of the Starting Grants 2023 call, Unipd will receive 5.4M euros, a historic record for a single call. Unipd also places first among public universities and second in Italy for the number of Starting Grant projects awarded

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Prof Andrea Rinaldo receives the Stockholm Water Prize at the Royal Academy of Sweden

24.08.2023

Held on 23 August 2023 and hosted in the Gyllene salen inside Stockholm City Hall, King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden presented the Stockholm Water Prize to Prof Andrea Rinaldo of the University of Padua, this is the first time an Italian national has received the honour.

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hearthquakes
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ROSA, the rotary shear machine that replicates geothermal fields and earthquakes

22.08.2023

A study carried out by a Unipd research team made it possible to understand the role of water phase change on the behaviour of rocks in conditions similar to those that characterize high temperature geothermal systems

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cells
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Unipd research: DNA paves the way for new therapeutic targets

09.08.2023

Realized by the University of Padua, a study demonstrates that i-motifs (iMs) and G-quadruplexes (G4s) are not only present in live human cells, therefore in non-acidic conditions, they also perform a control function in the expression of cellular genes

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legno
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Tree rings reveal it is hotter now than in the last 1200 years

09.08.2023

According to a 1200 year timescale based on tree rings, we are experiencing unprecedented warming. Such finding are the result of the international research team coordinated by Prof Marco Carrer of the University of Padua, and by Georg von Arx of the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest Snow and Landscape Research WSL

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research
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Padua ranks first among Italian research institutions and universities for winning projects

08.08.2023

Thanks to the 3 winning projects from Luca Scorrano, Manlio De Domenico, and Edoardo Grillo, Padua ranks first among Italian research institutions and universities according to the results of the FIS 2021. Padua researchers won 3 out of the 47 winning projects (6.4%) with total funding of 3M EUR out of the 50M EUR available (6%)

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flowers
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Unipd research: the best pollinators come from nature

08.08.2023

Published in Nature Communications by Elena Gazzea and Lorenzo Marini of the University of Padua, a new study quantifies the effect of pollinators on crop quality through a global scaled meta-analysis of a statistical technique using a quantitative synthesis of existing literature

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birds
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Revealing the dramatic effects of heatwaves on wildlife and ecosystems

08.08.2023

A study published in «Global Change Biology» experimentally demonstrates the dramatic effect that heat waves can have on some wild bird species in the Mediterranean area. The study was conducted by the University of Milan in close collaboration with the University of Padua, CNR-IRSA, ISPRA and the Province of Matera

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jurney
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Ottocento. Gli approfondimenti storici (the Historical insights)

31.07.2023

Ottocento – Gli approfondimenti storici (the Historical insights) is a series of eight videos that explore, from a historical perspective, the themes discussed by Unipd students, last year during the same journey on foot taken by the students who, in 1222, left Bologna in search of greater freedom of study in Padua

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