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Marianna Marchini

Junior assistant professor (fixed-term)

Department of Chemistry "Giacomo Ciamician"

Academic discipline: CHIM/03 General and Inorganic Chemistry

Short Bio

Since December 2022 she is junior assistant professor (fixed-term) within the ERC project UseFool (Prof. Lucia Raggetti, department of Philosophy and Communication Sciences). Her research work is mainly focused on the replication of ancient procedures from the Arabic technical literature, which include the practical knowledge of nature as applied by merchants, charlatans, craftsmen, and entertainers in the streets, markets, and other public urban spaces of of the Arabo-Islamic premodern world.

From 2019 to 2022 she was research fellow in Prof. Lucia Maini’s Group; the research activity deals with replication of ancient alchemical recipes within the ERC project AlchemEast (, PI Prof. Matteo Martelli, Department of Philosophy and Communication Studies.

From 2017 to 2019 was research fellow in Prof. Paola Ceroni’s group working in the field of photoredox catalysis in collaboration with Prof. Pier Giorgio Cozzi and Prof. Andrea Gualandi.

She completed the PhD in Chemistry in the group f Prof. Paola Ceroni (2017), with a thesis named "Photoactive Molecules in Supramolecular Architectures and Photoredox Reactions".

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