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Evolution and diseases: in some east-Asian populations genomic adaptations to a rice-based diet mitigate the risk of obesity and diabetes


Populations of China, Korea and Japan first adopted rice as their main source of nutrition more than 10,000 years ago. As a result, they have developed genomic adaptations that are protecting them from the risks entailed by the westernization of their diets.

Published on 21 September 2020



100GB monthly SIM cards for students and first year students of the University of Bologna

The scheme is available to students with an ISEE indicator up to €35,000. First deadline: 16 October.

Published on 18 September 2020



A new approach to the interpretation of fraction signs in the Linear A script


By combining palaeographic examination and highly sophisticated computational approaches, a research group at the University of Bologna developed an innovative method that might solve one of the greatest mysteries of undeciphered ancient writing systems.

Published on 17 September 2020



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Immuni helps us fight the COVID-19 epidemic.

Published on 15 September 2020



Offices of the International Relations Division - how to access services

International students interested in enrolling or already enrolled at the University of Bologna (degree seeking students).

Published on 11 September 2020


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Do you want to attend classes in-person or online?

Log in to the new “Presente” service to specify your preference.

Published on 10 September 2020


Research study

A new technique prevents errors in quantum computers


A paper recently published in Nature presents a protocol allowing for the error detection and the protection of quantum processors in case of qubit loss. This may prove to be essential for the future development of large-scale quantum computers.

Published on 10 September 2020



Second call for Erasmus+ Mobility for traineeship a.y. 2020/21

Within the Erasmus + Mobility for traineeship scheme a.y. 2020/21, a second call is issued for applications to do two/three-month paid traineeships in European Union countries. Deadline: 21 October.

Published on 10 September 2020



Merit Mention to socially engaged students of the University of Bologna

The University launched a new initiative acknowledging students who engaged in social and volunteering activities and cared for the common good in the past months amidst the COVID-19 health emergency

Published on 07 September 2020