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Health practice concept. Waist up side on portrait of young woman in sportswear doing plank exercise on mat at home

The Movement Sciences area in collaboration with the University Sports Centre has just launched the online training programme “Keeping fit at the time of the Coronavirus”, which includes instructions and videos for all those who wish to perform fitness activities at home. The programme, which fundamentally covers four areas – Fitness, Physical Activity, Children, and Sport – includes insights and exercises on: training, Pilates, exercises...

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Student support after the Covid-19 emergency, looking ahead with confidence

Already at the beginning of March, the University’s Rector and the Governance ordered that the payment of the second and third instalments of tuition fees be extended, as well as that the second instalment of scholarships be paid in advance, also providing that the new donations be allocated to student support initiatives. The University has therefore chosen to think positive about the future, also aiming...

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Mother comforting her crying son after he injured his hand

The research team of the Hemot project (Helmet for emotions), coordinated by Daniela Raccanello, lecturer at the university of Verona, in collaboration with the Civil Protection of the Veneto Region, has developed an information booklet for adults with suggestions and useful strategies to help children deal with the emotional impact that the current health emergency may have on their lives. The booklet includes a series of practical...

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University joins task force to help companies resume business after the Covid-19 emergency

As the Rector, Prof. Pier Francesco Nocini, pointed out during the online meeting organised by the Prefect of Verona, Donato Cafagna, when business activities will resume after the lockdown, companies in the Veneto Region will need millions of gloves, masks, hand sanitisers, and thermometers every month to ensure the safety of their employees. With this in mind, the University of Verona has joined ‘Restart’, the...

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Covid-19, the University welcomes donations for student support initiatives

Having raised donations for the purchase of medical equipment and devices urgently needed in the hospitals of Verona due to the current Coronavirus emergency, the University of Verona now looks ahead to the future of its students. Indeed, the University’s fundraising effort is now aimed at supporting those students, and their families, who will face difficulties as a result of the Coronavirus emergency. The University...

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Medical students volunteer amid the Covid-19 emergency

With the aim of supporting the medical staff by relieving them of paperwork and administrative work, Medicine students in their fifth and sixth year of study have volunteered to support the University Hospital of Verona during the current Covid-19 emergency and staff shortage. Stefano Tardivo, Professor of Hygiene and Preventive, Environmental and Occupational Medicine at the Department of Diagnostics and Public Health, and Risk Manager...

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Closeup man hands using computer laptop for online learning, online business, chatting, social media.

Covid-19 has not stopped teaching activities at the University of Verona. After a month since the introduction of distance learning activities, 88% of lectures are now delivered online via distance learning thanks to the technologies made available by the University, and the teaching staff. More than 500,000 logins from students have been recorded on the e-learning platform, and more than 270,000 hours of lectures have...

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Covid-19 doesn’t stop our University: over 95% of staff now working from home

Starting from 3 March 2020 the University’s governance has extended the ‘Smart work’ (Working from home) scheme to all technical and administrative staff. Working from home has thus become the standard working method for employees, who in this way can work in total safety from home. Not only distance learning: thanks to cutting-edge softwares and technologies, today over 95% of the University’s staff works from...

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Fondazione Cariverona, Fondazione Tim, and the University of Verona on the frontline in the fight against Covid-19

“Conoscerlo per sconfiggerlo, alleanza contro Covid-19 (Enact)” (Know it to defeat it, alliance against Covid-19 – Enact): this is the name of the biomedical research project on Covid-19 funded by Fondazione Cariverona with 2 million euros, along with a further contribution of €250,000 from Fondazione Tim. Fondazione Cariverona has appointed the University of Verona as scientific partner of the project, in collaboration with the University...

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Violence against women in the time of Coronavirus

Not for everyone ‘quarantine’ means ‘security’. Not for the victims of domestic violence, who are now forced to stay home with their abusers. ‘Un codice rosa‘ is an information booklet published by the Municipality of Verona in collaboration with the University of Verona, Aulss 9, Telefono Rosa, the professional associations of Doctors and Lawyers of Verona, and the professional association of Social Workers of the...

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