TO PROMOTE AWARNESS AND THE IMPLEMENTATION OF ETHICAL PRINCIPLES
Establishment of USI’s
The new entity examines and approves under an ethical
point of view, all research projects and scientific publications that do not fall within the Cantonal Ethics Committee’s responsibilities, according to all national and international requirements in the field of scientific research. Moreover it is responsible for receiving all reports of alleged cases of plagiarism or other scientific misconduct on behalf of the faculty’s staff. Chaired by PhD. Federica De Rossa Gisimundo, USI’s Ethics Committee offices are at IDUSI (Institute of Law) of the Faculty of Economics.
FACULTY OF COMMUNICATION
Greenway: the augmented reality lands in Lugano
USI’s laboratory webatelier.net, in cooperation with the Rotary Club Lugano and the Tourism and Events Area City of Lugano, presented this morning to the press the project Greenway: an interactive guide of the Lake Lugano region with the aim of improving the tourist experience of the
area through the use of augmented reality technology. Prof. Lorenzo Cantoni and PhD. Elena Marchiori explained on behalf of USI the outline of the
REGISTRATION BY 2 APRIL
Copyright in Education: principles, methods, case studies
The seminar, which presents the foundations of the Swiss copyright law and
the methods instituted within the project DICE, will be held on Wednesday, 9 April from 2.30pm to 5.45pm in the Auditorium (Lugano Campus). Thought specifically for faculty, teachers, researchers and librarians and open to anyone interested, the seminar foresees a moment for the discussion of practical cases among all participants. Participation is free but registration is required at email@example.com.
SERIES OF ENCOUNTERS
ORGANISED BY USI, CORSI AND ATG
Is public service useful to the public?
Moderated by Aldo Sofia, Director General of SRG SSR Roger de Weck and business Tycoon Tito Tettamanti, will tackle issues on the future of information in the framework of an increasingly competitive media landscape. The lecture, which is part of the series That’s the press, baby! will be held on Thursday, 3 April at 8.30pm at Studio 2 RSI
(Lugano-Besso). Entrance is free, but registration with CORSI
secretary is appreciated: 091 803 65 09 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
ACADEMY OF ARCHITECTURE
Online the new site of the Laboratory of History of the Alps (LabiSAlp)
The new site
www.labisalp.arc.usi.ch contains a large selection of study material: in the publication section for example it is possible to download the issues of the magazine Histoire des Alpes – Storia delle Alpi – Geschichte der Alpen (except for the last three issues that are available online for purchase) and working papers of the laboratory’s young researchers. The event section makes it possible to keep informed about all LabiSAlp events or encounters on Alpine History in general.
Venture Ideas 2014: get acquainted with entrepreneurship
The course will be held on Thursday, 17 April at SUPSI (Trevano Campus) and is dedicated to students and PhDs interested in the topic of entrepreneurship. Organised by CP Start-up, USI and SUPSI in the framework of the Federal Programme CTI Entrepreneurship, the initiative offers the chance to listen to the testimonies of young entrepreneurs and to familiarise with the tools made available in Ticino and in the rest of Switzerland in support of those who plan to embark on an entrepreneurial career.
LICEO LUGANO 2 SPECIAL DAYS 2014
High School Students Discovering Informatics
From today until Wednesday, the group of students from Liceo Lugano 2 will take part in different projects under the guidance of USI’s researchers. The students will learn for example how to design a video game, write their first programme and they will
acquire basic knowledge to understand all dynamics that dominate the interaction between celestial bodies by bringing a small galaxy to life through the implementation of numerical integration for the approximation of ordinary differential equations.
Monday, 31 March, 11.00am
Aula Magna, Lugano Campus
Tuesday, 1 April, 6.30pm
Auditorium, Lugano Campus
Campus Novartis, Basel
Thursday, 3 April, 12.15pm
Room A33, Lugano
Thursday, 3 April, 12.30pm
Room PC04, Blue Building, Lugano Campus
Thursday, 3 April, 6.30pm
Auditorium, Lugano Campus
Thursday, 3 April, 7.30pm
Aula Magna, Canavée Building, Mendrisio Campus
Tuesday, 8 April, 2.00pm