University of Italian Switzerland

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Location: Lugano
Via Giuseppe Buffi 13, 6900 Lugano

Affiliation: swissuniversities
Criminology - May 12
"Italian mafias currently pose a considerable threat to Switzerland". In December 2019, the Federal Department of Justice and Police sounded the alarm: in Switzerland, as in many other countries, criminal organisations - such as the Calabrian 'ndrangheta - have been operating for a long time and in many areas.
Economics - May 10

Long Covid. Is it just yet another new term in this pandemic, or is there something behind it? Dr Rebecca Amati, project manager of the Corona Immunitas Ticino project, explains in this video what Long Covid is and what symptoms are behind it.

Environment - May 4

The new research project, SUstainable and Resilient Energy for Switzerland (SURE) launches today, Tuesday, 4 May. Over the next six years, ten research institutions led by the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI will find ways to make the Swiss energy supply as sustainable and resilient as possible for the coming decades.

Computer Science - May 3
Computer Science

The use of credit cards and other cashless or digital payment methods has become the norm for consumers all over the globe, and the strong surge of online buying during the pandemic has further boosted this decade-long trend.

Environment - Apr 26

The climate issue is one of the significant challenges of our time. Globally, greenhouse gas emissions have increased by 6 billion tons of CO2, equivalent to nearly 49 billion. Despite the commitment of several countries to reduce their environmental impact, the journey towards sustainable energy sources is still long.

Health - May 10

Among the several funding schemes for scientific research of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) there is one specifically designed to foster dialogue between scientists and society: Agora. Following the 10th call for proposals, the SNSF has approved a total of 18 new projects, out 51 that were submitted, for a total of 3.4M Swiss francs.

Health - May 3

In times of pandemic, we often hear about immunity. But what does it mean, and how does one become immune? Dr Rebecca Amati, project manager of the project Corona Immunitas Ticino, answers these questions.

Innovation - Apr 26

GovernaTI-VA, the cross-border project that sees USI as a lead partner together with the Municipality of Varese and that has been awarded funding of CHF 85,000 for Ticino and ¤ 900,000 on the Italian side within the Interreg V-A Italy-Switzerland 2014-2020 cooperation programme, has entered in full swing.

Campus - Apr 26

Since September 2020, the USI Faculty of Biomedical Sciences has become a reality in the Ticino university landscape. To get a "taste" of the rich new academic offer in the region, the Dean's Office of the Faculty members offer an overview of the programmes, research, objectives, and challenges of the new Master in Biomedicine at USI.

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