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Research study

Solar geoengineering to cool the earth? Human intervention on climate can cause life-threatening consequences

Solar geoengineering

According to a paper published on PNAS, the unilateral application of climate engineering could start a “geoengineering war” between nations with conflicting interests, worsening inequalities on a global scale.

Published on 05 June 2020

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Research tests

Increasingly efficient serological tests thanks to a study led by researchers at the University of Bologna

serological tests

An innovative electrochemiluminescence-based technique (ECL) for quicker, more cost-effective and more ultra-sensitive serological tests, even for SARS-CoV-2.

Published on 05 June 2020

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Research study

How can you sleep during a solo sailing race?

sailing race

Weeks of sailing on a 6 meters boat, nothing but the ocean for four thousand miles. A research group of the University of Bologna studied the sleeping strategies and profiles (chronotypes) of the skippers who took part in the Mini Transat La Boulangère.

Published on 04 June 2020

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Teaching

Simultaneous interpreting of university lectures: a pilot project

lectures

The University of Bologna is the first in Italy pioneering an interpreting service between Italian and English that students can activate online or in class, thus providing an effective way to facilitate multilingual class management and, as a consequence, improve access to teaching.

Published on 25 May 2020

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Science

The earliest evidence of Italians' extraordinary genetic diversity dates back to the end of the last glacial period

genetic diversity

A group of scientists manages to go back in time in retracing Italians' genetic history.

Published on 22 May 2020

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Research group

The Unibo test for colon-rectal cancer prevention: efficient and non-invasive

cancer prevention

A research group of the University of Bologna developed a diagnostic test that simply involves a one-millimetre blood sample a new study shows that this test is highly sensitive and highly capable of distinguishing healthy from at-risk patients.

Published on 21 May 2020

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Research

Artificial Intelligence identifies our mood by "observing" the places we're in

Artificial Intelligence

A group of researchers developed a system that analyses pictures taken via smartphone and identifies objects that are connected to the mood of the user.

Published on 21 May 2020

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Teaching

A. Y. 2020/21 – Online and classroom-based teaching

online learning

The University of Bologna will offer the lessons of all degree programmes for the first semester of the 2020/21 a.y., both in remote and classroom-based mode, allowing even those who may not be able to reach the university to attend.

Published on 20 May 2020

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International

The whole wide world at Alma Orienta Virtual Fair thanks to the International Cafè

International Cafè

From Asia to South America through the Middle East, Europe and Africa: more or less 30 Unibo ambassadors enlivened the conversation at the international students' virtual room, giving advice and telling about their experiences in Italy.

Published on 20 May 2020

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Guidance

Alma Orienta Virtual Fair 2020 has come to an end. Watch our thank-you video.

33,000 times thank you!

Published on 19 May 2020