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More and more international students are choosing the University of Bologna

The first data about a.y. 2020/2021 enrolments seems to confirm this trend: more and more international students are opting for the University of Bologna.

Published on 06 August 2020

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Meet your future at the University of Bologna. Watch the video

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The University of Bologna is top ranked in the most recognized international university rankings and leading University in Europe for student mobility (Erasmus+). Alma Mater provides students with the highest-level training, rewards merit and constantly invests in dedicated services.

Published on 04 August 2020

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Research

Transcranial stimulation to prevent fear memories from returning

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A research group at the University of Bologna developed a new non-invasive experimental protocol to alter the memory of learned fear experiences, thus paving the way for treatments to overcome traumatic events.

Published on 03 August 2020

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The six strains of SARS-CoV-2

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SARS-CoV-2 mutation rate remains low. Across Europe and Italy, the most widespread is strain G, while the L strain from Wuhan is gradually disappearing. These mutations, however, do not impinge on the process of developing effective vaccines.

Published on 03 August 2020

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Severe forms of COVID-19 and higher death risk in patients with mild obesity

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A trial involving almost 500 patients suggests considering a lower BMI cut-off value for assessing at-risk patients.

Published on 03 August 2020

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Lava tubes on Mars and the Moon are so wide they can host planetary bases

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Researchers at the Universities of Bologna and Padua studied the subsurface cavities that lava created underground on Mars and the Moon. These cavities can shield from cosmic radiations.

Published on 03 August 2020

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Closures

Summer holiday closures of the offices and structures of the University of Bologna

Check the closing dates of structures and offices during summer Holiday.

Published on 03 August 2020

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Opportunity

40 study grants for first year students of the Rimini Campus

Financed by Unirimini, study grants are aimed at first year students A.Y. 2020/2021 of the Rimini Campus. Deadline: September 22, 2020.

Published on 27 July 2020

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Online welcome sessions for international students

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If you are a prospective international student, make sure to join our information sessions! We will talk about admission, scholarships, immigration, and student services.

Published on 23 July 2020

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Neanderthals of the western Mediterranean did not become extinct because of changes in climate

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According to paleoclimatic reconstructions analysing stalagmites sampled in some caves in the Murge plateau (Apulia, Italy), Neanderthals might have become extinct because Sapiens employed more sophisticated hunting technologies.

Published on 20 July 2020