Calls for applications for the PhD programmes, 32nd cycle, a.y. 2016/2017

The calls for applications for the PhD programmes, 32nd cycle, a.y. 2016/2017 are now online. Check the deadlines.




European project Abracadabra

An International Workshop on Challenges and Opportunities on Add-Ons in deep renovation of existing buildings will be held on 23rd and 24th June 2016 in Bologna.

Published on 28 April 2016

European project

NU-AGE results presented in Brussels

NU-AGE project

The role of the diet in age-related disease is still a research field to be explored and NU-AGE, the European project coordinated by the University of Bologna, investigated nutrition as a modulator of inflammageing and other age-related outcomes.

Published on 11 April 2016

Research project

A “cosmic scale” unmasks thin-looking fat stars

cosmic scale project

A team of researchers of the Bologna University in collaboration with INAF has proposed a “cosmic scale” able to unmask the elusive thin-looking fat stars.

Published on 13 January 2016


Gender and science from Alma Mater to Europe: the launch of PLOTINA project

The Alma Mater at the head of an international consortium focused on gender equality. The aim is to elaborate, implement and evaluate gender equality plans, tailored for each Research Organization.

Published on 22 February 2016

Research discovery

The largest marine crocodile survived a Jurassic extinction


A team of researchers from the Department of Biological, Geological and Environmental Sciences and the Geological Museum Giovanni Capellini of the University of Bologna discovered the skeletons of giant crocodiles representing a new species, Machimosaurus rex.

Published on 13 January 2016