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Il discorso del Presidente del consiglio degli studenti

Come presidente del Consiglio degli studenti ci tengo a dire che il mio sguardo sarà orientato verso il futuro continuando a portare proposte alla Governance che mettano al centro le studentesse e gli studenti. Ci aspetta un futuro diverso, ma non per questo negativo, perché sarà un futuro nuovo. Dove fondamentale sarà da parte della Governance mantenere un rapporto il più possibile diretto con noi studenti, accogliendo...

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Covid-19, study investigates the effects of lockdown on teenagers’ health

Previous studies have shown that children and adolescents tend to gain weight during holiday periods, once they have left the daily routine of school. What happened with the Covid-19 lockdown and what was the impact on teenagers’ health? Answers to these questions were sought by a research group from the Paediatrics Section of the Department of Surgery, Dentistry, Paediatrics and Gynaecology at the University of...

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Ammuravid: combining immunotherapy with antivirals to test new therapies for Covid-19 patients

Ammuravid, a study coordinated by the universities of Verona and Milan and promoted by the Italian Society of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, opens up new therapeutic possibilities for patients affected by Covid-19. The Italian Medicines Agency – AIFA has approved the trial, designed to assess the effectiveness of immunotherapy, in addition to antivirals, in treating Covid-19 hospital patients. The Project Coordinator for the University of...

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Young woman smiling putting a coin inside piggy bank as savings for investment

In the Covid-19 health emergency, the University of Verona has remained committed to supporting its students. For this reason it has just launched a new Call for applications for reduced student fees, which is now open to all enrolled students who, despite having submitted their Online graduation application for the March/April 2020 graduation session, have not obtained their degree and must therefore renew their enrolment...

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Judges wooden gavel with EU flag in the background. Symbol for jurisdiction.

When the coronavirus emergency hit us, most of the second semester courses had started just two weeks earlier. Since then, all teaching activities have been held online via distance learning. Annalisa Ciampi, Professor of international law at the Department of Law, tells us about her experience. Professor Ciampi, what has it been like teaching here in the last few months? I still had more than...

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UNIVR, over 1,300 students taking part in student orientation events — online

In just over two weeks, more than 1,300 students have attended the University’s online seminars via Zoom. These student orientation events, led by counselling professionals, are aimed at helping students reflect on their study choices, and learn how to manage the difficulties encountered while at the University. The fact that the initiative was welcomed by over 1,300 students demonstrates its importance, and the students’ need...

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Two webinars for aspiring Marie Curie fellows

The University of Verona organises two webinars open to researchers interested in Marie Skłodowska-Curie individual scholarships: one of the best known and most prestigious grant that the European Union dedicates to research within the Horizon 2020 program. Through this support, researchers of any nationality can conduct their own research project at European and international universities and research organisations. In the last call 1,475 researchers have...

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Univr at your fingertips: our online services and initiatives in the time of Covid-19

Since the first days of the Covid-19 emergency, the University of Verona has been committed to supporting students and citizens with a number of initiatives. The virus has not stopped our Colourful Knowledge – and all our online services and initiatives, now available at your fingertips. Right from the beginning of the outbreak, a web page has been created with the latest provisions and updates on the...

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Covid-19, the Italian Medicines Agency (AIFA) authorises ‘Solidarity’ study supported by WHO

The new study will involve thousands of patients with Covid-19: it will be randomized and various therapeutic strategies will be evaluated. Depending on the evidence that becomes available, it will be possible to change the groups of participants in the trial. A commission of independent experts will evaluate the interim results of the trial and determine the efficacy of treatments for patients. The medical procedures...

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World Book and Copyright Day

The World Book and Copyright Day is celebrated on 23 April each year to commemorate the death of Cervantes, Shakespeare, and Garcilaso de la Vega. Since 2001, UNESCO has nominated a World Book Capital, selected in recognition of its focus on cultural services and education.  This year, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) was chosen for its efforts to make reading and education accessible to all. Its commitment...

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