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The history recorder. Bones from reality to virtuality


Research of excellence at the University of Bologna: studies conducted by Prof. Stefano Benazzi and his research group specialized in the study of human and animal skeletal remains to reconstruct the lifestyle of the past and to understand what the trend of human evolution will be. Watch the video.

Published on 22 June 2020



Covid-19 – The measures adopted by the University of Bologna

Read the section dedicated to the measures adopted by the University to allow activities to resume safely.

Published on 19 June 2020


Research discovery

Titan is moving away from Saturn at a hundred times faster than we thought

Research discovery

This discovery was made thanks to the data from the Cassini-Huygens mission and challenges the common hypotheses about the Saturn's evolution, which were thought to be true until now. This discovery also confirms a new theory which could now be applied to the study of other moons and planets.

Published on 18 June 2020



QS Rankings: The University of Bologna confirms its place among the top 200 universities in the world and keeps climbing up

QS Ranking

The University of Bologna jumps 17 places in the high-profile international rankings (number 160). The most important indicator of the QS rakings (Academic Reputation) sees Unibo first in Italy and 69th in the world.

Published on 11 June 2020



The Una Europa Manifesto, a home for the university of the future

una europa

Freedom of research, intellectual creativity, innovation, and new opportunities for students. Una Europa - the alliance of eight high-profile universities - is ready to shape tomorrow's higher education in Europe.

Published on 09 June 2020



Free reusable bottles for new students: distribution resumes

water bottle

The University of Bologna welcomes new students with environmental sustainability initiatives: free reusable water bottles will be available again from 25 May.

Published on 08 June 2020


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


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


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



Remote access to Rimini Campus services

Rimini Campus

In compliance with the measures to combat and contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus the Student Services Sector offices in the Rimini Campus are closed to the public. Services will be guaranteed in remote mode as explained below.

Published on 09 March 2020