Another step forward for the USI Master in Medicine: the Consiglio di Stato of Ticino approves proceeding to the detailed study phase
After having analysed the contents of the report by the Study Group, entitled "Scenarios for structuring the clinical education in medicine in Ticino", the Consiglio di Stato of Ticino gave approval to start phase two of the plan. USI's task - in collaboration with the DECS, the EOC, and the other public and private institutions - will be to collect all of the elements in the detail necessary to design the new educational programme, based on the model of a master
Prof. Rolf Krause the next inaugural lecturer
“If it's back pain, get some mathematics: how scientific simulation and computational science change our life”. The title of the inaugural lecture by Rolf Krause, Full Professor of Computational Sciences at the Faculty of Informatics, shows a willingness to illustrate a very complex discipline in an accessible manner even for those unfamiliar with the field. The date is set for Thursday, March 10th, in the Lugano Campus auditorium at 5.30pm. Krause will deliver his address in English.
Thought Leaders in Brand Management Conference – bridging the divide between academics and practitioners
Friday, March 11th and Saturday, March 12th, USI will for the second time host the annual Thought Leaders in Brand Management conference, which features keynote speakers from brands such as Credit Suisse, Disney, Freitag, and TED. The conference draws participants from six continents to USI, whose Faculty of Communication Sciences is becoming globally recognized for its branding
research. The two-day programme features a
pre-conference symposium for Ph.D.'s, over 60 academic and practitioner presentations and interactive networking activities.
More information and registration
ART ENCOUNTERS AT USI
"Altr'Arti": sights set on China
Are you interested in getting to know the most important aspects of that complex of cultural and artistic phenomena that contributed to creating and nurturing centuries of the deep spirit of China's art and civilization, as well as its influence on the western art of yesterday and today? Participate at the Spring art encounters, offered by the Società Ticinese di Belle Arti and presented as part of the C@USI initiative of Cultural encounters at USI, promoted by TEC-Lab. The meetings will be held on Tuesdays: March 15th, 22th, and 29th, and April 5th and 12th, at 6.30pm in the auditorium of the Lugano
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INSTITUTE FOR RESEARCH IN BIOMEDICINE
A discovery at IRB in the fight against autoimmune diseases
The research, published in Science Signaling, opens new therapeutic possibilities in the fight against so-called autoimmune diseases, which afflict our evolved society more and more frequently, destroying organs that are vital to the proper functioning of our organism. The group of researchers, coordinated by Fabio Grassi, discovered in particular that regulatory T cells can lose their immunosuppressive identity and become very
On March 10th, Prof. Giuseppe Richeri will represent USI in Rome at the conference of the Fondazione
Ugo Bordoni on ICT in Italy: “Ideas, risks, opportunities”. The speakers include Gianni Letta (Sottosegretario alla Presidenza del Consiglio dei Ministri italiano), Corrado Calabrò (President of AGCOM) and Paolo Romani (Minister of Economic Development).
- No longer "Gender", but rather "Equal opportunites". USI decided to change the name of the "Gender Service" to "Equal Opportunities Service": in doing so, our university aligns with other institutions active in this area at a federal level.
Tuesday, March 8, 9am - 12pm
Seminar by Prof. Suzanne Suggs organised as part of the 10 year anniversary of the Equal Opportunities Service
Room 402, Lugano Campus
Wednesday, March 9,
8.30am - 12.15pm
Special Workshop on Social Business
in collaboration with Prof. Gianluca Colombo, featuring Samantha Caccamo (Social Business Earth) and Eugenio La Mesa (Cure2 Thalassemia)
Room 253, Lugano Campus
Wednesday, March 9, 8.30pm
UNICinema presents a
"Il Caimano" (2006, Italy), directed by Nanni Moretti, as part of the "Così parlò" film series
Room 250, Lugano Campus
Thursday, March 10th, 5.30pm
If it's back pain, get some mathematics: how scientific simulation and computational science change our life"
Inaugural Lecture of Prof. Rolf Krause
Auditorium, Lugano Campus
Friday, March 11th
and Saturday, March 12th
Thought Leaders in Brand Management Conference: A Meeting of the Minds