Projects and Initiatives

Discover some of the projects and initiatives involving the University of Bologna.

Projects and Initiatives


Research event

Launch meeting for ELIXIR-IIB

23 Nov

On November 23rd will be held the launch meeting of the European infrastructure ELIXIR and its Italian node, ELIXIR-IIB, at the Accademia delle Scienze. Deadline for application: November 15th.

Published on 19 October 2016

Research discovery

Durum wheat assembly can lead to better and more resilient durum for more nutritious food


Italian, Canadian, Israeli, German and U.S. Scientists Work Together to Reveal the Genetic Secrets of Durum Wheat for Better Pasta.

Published on 07 July 2016

EU Universities

The Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities for free movement across Europe

EU Flag

In light of the UK’s decision to leave the European Union, the members of the Guild of European Research-Intensive Universities affirm the importance of the free movement of students and researchers across Europe.

Published on 28 June 2016

European project

Euronews Tv network focuses on SHERPA

SHERPA project

A news team from the european network channel EURONEWS has reached the Aosta Valley Alps to follow the test on the scientific and rescue drones developed within the European project SHERPA. SHERPA focuses on development of ground and aerial robots for real world scenarios in hostile environments such as alpine search and rescue.

Published on 08 June 2016

European project

Over 65? The secret to ageing well is the Mediterranean diet

NU-AGE project

This is what emerges from the results of NU-AGE, a European project coordinated by the University of Bologna that aims to find the ideal diet for preventing and combating the ailments that usually occur with advancing age.

Published on 31 May 2016