Università della Svizzera italiana

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Ort: Lugano
Via Giuseppe Buffi 13, 6900 Lugano

Angliederung: swissuniversities
Biowissenschaften - 22.04
In autumn 2021 a new biomedical reseach centre will be inaugurated in Bellinzona. To support this event, Ticino Management is running a special series of articles presenting the activities of the two main residents of the facility, IRB and IOR.
Innovation - 20.04

Andrea Foglia, Technology Transfer Manager at USI, has been appointed member of the Council of the Swiss Technology Transfer Association (swiTT). The association brings together professionals from universities, university hospitals, research institutes (RIs) and other non-profit research organisations from all over Switzerland who are active in the transfer of knowledge to the private sector.

Wirtschaft - 19.04

What are IGA and IGG antibodies? For what are they used? In this new episode of Science in a minute, Dr Rebecca Amati, project manager of the Corona Immunitas Ticino project, explains the different classes of antibodies, their development and their functions.

Gesundheit - 14.04

Data science helps us to investigate the main causes of out-of-hospital deaths - such as cardiac arrest, acute coronary syndrome and cerebral stroke - and to develop 'smart' and cutting-edge first response solutions, thanks to a project conducted by USI in collaboration with Cardiocentro Ticino, Fondazione Ticino Cuore, and Federazione Cantonale Ticinese Servizi Ambulanze.

Gesundheit - 12.04

What is the PCR test? How does it work, and why is it called PCR? This new Science in a Minute clip explains the procedure for tests that detect viral components, allowing diagnosis of an acute novel coronavirus infection.

Umwelt - 19.04

Urbanisation is perhaps one of the most spectacular events that have occured on our Planet over the past century. Today, more than half of the global population lives in cities or urban areas, with estimates of up to 70 percent by 2050.

Veranstaltung - 19.04

From social media to artificial intelligence, from economics to architecture, not to mention literature, USI offers a "taste" of its scientific research with Facciamo conoScienza, a two-day event open to the public and held as part of the celebrations for the 25th anniversary of the University.

Umwelt - 12.04

While running a Google images search on "sustainability", the colour green dominates. Most of us automatically associate the concept with the environment. Among the search engine results, however, there are still plenty of images that remind us that sustainability is also economical and, more importantly, social.

Gesundheit - 6.04

What is an antigen test? What are its advantages and disadvantages? In this new episode of Science in a Minute, the so-called rapid test procedure is explained. This test detects the presence of proteins of the new coronavirus in the nose and/or throat.

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