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Aurora Ricci

Junior assistant professor (fixed-term)

Department of Education Studies "Giovanni Maria Bertin"

Adjunct professor

Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences

Academic discipline: M-PED/04 Educational Research

Curriculum vitae

CURRENT POSITION

Junior Researcher in the field of Educational Research (M-PED04) at the Department of Educational Sciences (University of Bologna)

SCIENTIFIC ACTIVITY

- From July 2018 to March 2022 she is a research fellow in the field of Educational Research at the Department of Education Studies (University of Bologna- Unibo) on the research project "The promotion of quality in university teaching" (Supervisor: Prof. Elena Luppi).

- Since January 2020 she is part of the Unibo team into the European project H2020 "H-WORK Multilevel intervention to promote Mental Health in SMEs and public workplaces" with competences related to gender issues. The aim of the project is to design, implement and validate effective multi-level assessment and intervention toolkits (new products and services) to promote mental health in public organizations (healthcare, higher education, governmental) and SMEs. (Scientific coordinator: Prof. Luca Pietrantoni).

- Since December 2019 she is part of the Unibo team into the Erasmus+ "FormBridge" project. The aims of the project are 1) to create a reference framework for evaluating the skills mobilized by the experiences of the Pédagogie de Chantier, in particular transversal skills, 2) to define the learning outcomes of the training paths and 3) to support the educational achievements of young people with the contribution of representatives from the business world in order to break the cycle of inequality, poverty and exclusion (Supervisor: Prof. Elena Luppi).

- Since October 2019 she is part of the Unibo team in the Erasmus+ project "Quality of life at home (QAVAD)". The aim of the project is the design of innovative training courses for social and health care professionals in order to promote the development and the maintenance of cognitive, motor and social skills of elderly people (Supervisor: Prof. Elena Luppi).

- From 2017 to 2018 she collaborated with the Educational Studies Department (University of Bologna) into the research project "Entrepreneurship Competence Framework Self-Assessment Tool for young Europeans (EntreSAT4Youth), funded by the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission. The aim of the project was the validation of evaluation and self-assessment tool for entrepreneurial competences described in the Entrepreneurship Competence Framework (EntreComp) (Supervisor: Prof. Elena Luppi).

- In 2018 she collaborated with the Department of Business Sciences of the University of Bologna on the European Erasmus+ project "EuMentorSTEM. Creation of a European e-platform of MENTORing and coaching for promoting migrant women in Science, Technology and Mathematic”.

- From 2014 to 2015 she collaborated with the Department of Psychology (University of Bologna) into the research project "Validation of a tool for the analysis of the "Safety Climate" as an indicator of SGSL effectiveness" (Supervisor: Dr. Stefano Toderi).

- From 2010 to 2013 she collaborated with the Department of Education Studies and the Occupational Medicine Group of the University of Bologna into the project "Evaluation of psychosocial risk factors and development of work resources: an integrated perspective". (Supervisor: Prof. Dina Guglielmi e Francesco Saverio Violante)

- From 2007 to 2008 she collaborated into the Leonardo da Vinci project entitled "Leonardo-Net Project New tools for blended permanent learning to develop technical skills of low qualified SME's workers" (Supervisor: Prof. Guido Sarchielli).

- From 2006 to 2007 she collaborated into the project "ALMA TWO Adaptive Learning Management Assets for Advanced Learning Methodology-driven Architecture, WP Definition of Competence Models”. (Supervisor: Prof. Guido Sarchielli).

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

- Lecturer: "Educational Research" (24 hours), Master's Degree in Health Care Professions Science of Prevention at the University of Bologna (2019-2020).

- Lecturer: "Transversal skills to be effective at work" (16 hours), AFORM, University of Bologna (2016 – today).

- Lecturer: "Work related stress" (24 hours), Bachelor's Degree in Psychological Sciences and Techniques at the University of Bologna (2014-2017).

- Lecturer: “Work and Organization Psychology” (56 hours), Bachelor's Degree in Psychological Sciences and Techniques of the University of Parma (2013/2014).

- Workshop Lecturer: “The academic failures and the recovery strategies' planning”, Bachelor's Degree in Behavioural Sciences and Social Relations of the University of Bologna (2012-2014).

- Workshop Lecturer: "Support and Monitoring’s Activities on students who present difficulties in their academic career” (2012/2013).

EDUCATION

Visiting PhD student at Department of Management, King's College of London (UK), Prof. David Guest, scientific supervision (Mar-Jun 2008 and Oct 2009 – Jan 2010).

PhD in Social, Development and Organizational Psychology (2007-2010, 3 years) University of Bologna (Supervisor: Prof. Guido Sarchielli).

Master’s Degree in Organizations and Services Psychology, University of Bologna (2005), 110/110 cum laude (Supervisor: Prof. Guido Sarchielli).

AFFILIATION TO SCIENTIFIC SOCIETES AND RESEARCH CENTRES

 - Junior member of the Italian Society of Pedagogy (SIPED) from 2020.
- Corresponding member of the Italian Society for Educational Research (SIRD) since 2021.
- Member of the Scientific Board of the Centre for Studies on Gender and Education (CSGE) of the Department of Educational Sciences "G.M. Bertin", University of Bologna since 2021.

ACTIVITIES IN EDITORIAL BOARDS

- Member of the editorial board of the Quaderni del Dottorato SIRD series.
- Member of the editorial board of the Special Issue "Contemporary challenges of intergenerational education in lifelong learning societies" for the Journal of Theories and Research in Education (RPD).

CONSULTING ACTIVITIES

- From 2013 to 2018 she collaborated with the Department of Psychology (University of Bologna) into the project "Non-technical skill (NTS) for safety: research and intervention in chemical companies" (Coordinator: Prof. Marco Giovanni Mariani).

- For the Golinelli Foundation she is collaborating as trainer and evalutation expert at the “Giardino delle Imprese, informal school of entrepreneurship” (since 2017), and at the “ICARO” as evaluation expert (since 2019).

GRANTS

- Prize awarded by INAIL and the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work for the project “Non-technical skill (NTS) for safety: research intervention in chemical companies" in which she collaborated under the scientific coordination by Prof. Marco Giovanni Mariani.

- Among the 36 young European researchers selected for the 2nd EAWOP Early Career Summer School for Advanced Work and Organizational Psychology, Valencia (Spain). The selection was made through the contribution entitled Which Union Members Could Make A Difference? Development Of A New Union Citizenship Behaviours' Scale (Ricci, A., Guest, D. & Sarchielli G.) presented during the session "Organizational Change and Employee Participation" (key note speaker: Prof. Magnus Sverke). (September 11-17, 2010)

- Winner of the Marco Polo Researchers' Mobility Grant, 16th round (for the period 25.10.2009 - 25.01.2010)