December 2013

11-21

26 Winter Universiade Trentino 2013
3600 athletes from all continents came to Trento, from 61 countries, for the Winter Universiade, held in Trento from 11 to 21 December 2013.

16

Meeting with Guido Tonelli: "The discovery of the Higgs boson"
Travelling backwards in time towards the origins of our Universe.

November 2013

7

Inauguration of the International Seminar of Novel - SIR 2013-2014
Italian and international novellists, writers and experts participated in this edition devoted to the second half of the 18th century. 

8

Porte Aperte all'Università di Trento
Orientation day for choosing the university.

15

Inauguration of the set of meetins Giuseppe Nesi “How will we be treated?
Six seminars focussing on the treatment of the most widely diffused pathologies in the near future.

18

Giuseppe Nesi appointed member of the Interministerial Committee on Human Rights
Professor of International Law and director of the Faculty of Law was appointed by the Italian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Emma Bonino.

28

"Job Speed Date": the Job Guidance Office was prized again
The University of Trento was awarded the "Best Campus Recruiting Programme 2013" for the initiative Job Speed Date.

October 2013

3

Trento ranks 1st among the Italian universities evaluated by THE
The University of Trento ranks 1st among the 15 Italian universities which entered the classification 2013/2014 and is 219th in the global shortlist.

4

Professor Carlo Casonato was appointed member of the National Committee for Bioethics
Professor of Constitutional law, biolaw and bioethics of the University of Trento

7

Agreement between the University of Trento and the Middle East Regional Center of Best Practices and Local Leadership Programme (MERC-BLP)
Agreement for the creation of a database for the energy efficiency to measure the sustainability of cities.

9

REBRAKE project – agreement signed by the University of Trento, Brembo and Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) of Stockholm.
2 million euro to collect information and technologies on the potential risks for the environmental pollution in the near proximity of the urban and non-urban road network.

15

Inauguration of the cycle of meetings “Scienza dietro le quinte”
Third edition. The speakers take us on a long tour in space and time, exploring new ideas, reaching the Moon and discovering the world of quantums.

18

"B. fruity": CIBIO students qualify for the world final of iGEM in Boston
The international competition on synthetic biology iGEM, promoted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) aims at fostering the ideas and skills of young researchers working in the field of synthetic biology and genetic engineering.

22

First public lecture by João Ferreira Nunes, Professorship of excellence "Adalberto Libera"
The lectio magistralis was devoted to the topic "The landscape as a new popular science".

22

Franco Cardini - Lectio Magistralis: "History and ‘high-level dissemination’, history  and narration.
Expert of medioeval history, professor at the Istituto di Scienze Umane (SUM), Florence and Director of the Centro di Studi sulle Arti e le Culture dell’Oriente (C.S.A.C.O.). of the International University of Arts, Florence.

24

Lectio Magistralis professor Andrea Bianchi: "The United Nations and Global Governance"
This Lectio Magistralis opens the new Academic Year of the School of International Studies.

24

First Euregio Research Cooperation Day: the researchers of the universities of Trento, Bolzano and Innsbruck meet in Bolzano
First meeting of the set of conferences aimed ad mutual knowledge and exchange. An opportunity to present projects to colleagues of other universities, to meet and try to build networks, in the spirit of the agreement signed with the Alpbach agreement for transborder cooperation.

25-26 

Cross-thinking - Orientation activities at the University of Trento
Twelve professors, belonging to different structures of the University, present twelve ways to evaluate the crisis and global balances affecting the world, its complexity and richness.

28

Neuroscience&Society - Stefano Mancuso: "Bright green. At the root of the intellingence of plants"
Can we say that plants have their own form of intelligence? The Italian expert on vegetal neurophisiology presnts intriguing proofs.

29

Inauguration of the new University Sports Centre - Mattarello
The new sports structures were presented and the sports academic year 2013-2014 was opened.

30

Inauguration of the cycle: "6 seminars to meet with the Nobel Prizes
Six seminars to get acquainted with the protagonists of the 2013 Nobel Prizes, to debate the awarded prizes thanks with the professors of the University of Trento.

September 2013

8

SiQuro Project: information runs fast in the quantic circuitsi.
The silicon Chip “SiQuro” was presented.

19

Roberto Poli was awarded the first UNESCO professorship on the anticipating systems
Comparison of studies on the future, developed in the different scientific sectors. The aim is to support communities and the decision-makers in the development of strategic plans and middle-and long-term policies.

21

Double degree shared by the School of International Studies and the Metropolitan university of Prague
The agreement supports the exchange of students and professors. The School of International Studies broadens its activities abroad and in other universities.

24

e-Security: first survey on security in Trento: the citizens are the protagonists 
The project aims at collecting information on crimes suffered by the citizens of Trento over the last year and in the last 6 months, on the levels of urban disorders and the perception of safety by the citizens.

30

Livingbox presented at the Smart Village
A pre-assembled modular unit was developed by the Department of Civil, environmental and mechanical engineering, based on a project idea by Antonio Frattari.

August 2013

25-30

83rd University orientation course - Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa and University of Trento
An opportunity for selected students to participate in lessons held by professors of the Scuola Normale Superiore and of the University of Trento.

26-30

International conference Very Large Data Bases 2013
Annual international forum on topics regarding the management of data, databases and research in the information systems.

July 2013

2

First University Public Assembly. The University meets - Meet the University
The University Public Assembly is a periodical meeting and debate opportunity on the consequences of training and teaching activities of the University of Trento on the local community.

5

Opening of OrientaEstate
Initiatives to know the University of Trento. Presentations of the courses and information desks with students-tutors.

6

Lev Pitaevskii 80th Birthday Celebration
Celebration for the 80th Birthday of Lev Pitaevskii, therical phycist, member of the BEC team of Trento, where he is currently working on his scientific activities.

7-12

International Conference NCM12 Structure of non cristalline Materials
Conference on research activities on the structure and dynamics of materials missing a long-range order, typical in crystal structures, or in which this order is modified on various length scales.

 

ANVUR classification– Trento ranks 1st among the middle-sized universities for the quality of research
The outputs of research projects of 133 structures in Italy were evaluated.

 

CENSIS classification – Trento ranks 4th among the middle-sized universities
Trento ranks 4th, following the universities of Siena, Trieste and Sassari, with the best result, in its group, regarding the level of internationalization.

June 2013

3

Professorship of the Collège de France at the University of Trento - Professor Stanislas Dehaene: "Recent Advances in Understanding the mechanisms of consciousness"
He is an expert of cognitive neurosciences, guest of CIMeC, and he held a lecture in the framework of the joint professorship shared by these two universities.

3-4

BIODays 2013
Event regarding the activities research and advanced training in biomolecular sciences at CIBIO, Centre for Integrative Biology.

7

Another fund awarded toSheref Mansy, researcher at CIBIO
Further researches on the origin of life will be possible thanks to this new funding.

19

Professorship of excellence “Adalberto Libera” awarded to the expert on landscape, João Ferreira Nunes
He is the first expert and resercher who is awarded with the Professorship of excellence for Architecture and Culture of the Project in the area of Trentino.

20

8 students of the Departmet of Economics and Management awarded in Russia
During the international marketing competition organized for the "IV Eurasian Youth Economic Forum” at the Ural State University of Economics di Yekaterinburg.

May 2013

15

The BEC Centre of Trento publishes again on “Nature": the second sound in a quantum gas was detected
The BEC Centre in the spotlight again, after the prizes awarded over the last years in the field of basic physics and the important cooperation with experts of all continents.

29

The 2012 Unitn budget was approved

The budget was approved hunanimously, recording 173 million euro of revenues and contributions.The main cost item was: Staff and services.

30

Festival of Economics

Topic of the 8th edition: “Sovereignity and conflict”

April 2013

1

Appointment of the new Rector, Daria de Pretis

4

The European Forum Alpbach 2013 presents its activities to the University of Trento
Innovation, research and training in the field of Euregio:: these were the main topics of the meeting, with the participation of Franz Fischler, the President of the Alpbach European Forum.

4

Opening of the Neuroscientific afternoon meetings
Public debates with an open dialogue with an expert, on the most contemporary topics of neurosciences.

8-10

Career Day 2013 – Closing event of the Project  LLP LdV “TEEN II” (2011-2013)
Recent graduates who participated in the project participated in the meeting, debaing their internship experiences in Europe, which lasted 6 months, in selected companies..

9

Fast and safe information with quantum remote transport
From the dance of photos to new technology: Anton Zeilinger, the Austrian physicist presents the most recent experiments.

10

ICT for urban safety: the testing phase starts in Trento
Research, police and the citizens: together in the eSecurity project.

23

Inaugura il ciclo "Scienza dietro le quinte"
The second edition of meetings aims at connecting technology with art, scientific facts with free words, observations with opinions, our mind with our hearts, sense and sensibility.

March 2013

6

Inauguration of the  CrashCourse – Opening of a  series of seminars organized by Research and technology transfer support Division
The intensive course on the funding of research and the intellectual property aims at providing the fundamental basis and tools for knowledge transfer.

9

Neuroscience Olympic Games 2013
This is the local and national phase of the International Brain Bee (IBB). This international competition challenges high-school students on their degree of competence in the field of neuroscience.

10

ICT for urban safety: the testing phase starts in Trento
The eSecurity project will be tested at experimental level in Trento. It aims at preparing an innovative and geo-referenced ICT system to collect data on crime, social disorders and the levels of perceived insecurity by the citizens of Trento.

19/20

Professorship Collège de France Prof. Michel Zink: "Quel est le nom du poète mèdiéval?"
This expert of the Collège de France holds a set of lessons and seminars of the students and Phds of the University of Trento.

22

Open Day of the University of Trento
Orientation day for prospective students.

20-23

ICT Days - Horizons 2015
Students, startuppers, researchers, entrepreneurs, and citizens meet to debate on new technologies for the innovation of society and the territory.

26

Start of a set of meetings on “Biolaw"
Six meetings to debate the topic of biolaw. The opening seminar will deal with “Enhancement: a recent issue of bioethics and biolaw", held by Laura Palazzani, vice president of the National Committee of Bioethics.

February 2013

8

Lectio Magistralis by Prof. Michael Spence: "Structural Change and Growth and Employment Challenges in the Advanced Economies"
The Nobel Prize of Economics 2001 speaks about the changes in the global economies.

14

Lectio Magistralis by Sir Partha Dasgupta: "The true richness of nations: for a sustainable planet, a just society and a growing economy"
The scientific expert of the “Wealth Report Inclusive 2012”, President of the Scientific Commitee of the Dimensions Programme on Global Enviromental Change (IHDP), presents the Report and some personal remarks.

18

Lectio Magistralis by Prof.ssa Nadia Urbinati: "Justice and quality of life"
The event of this professor of the Columbia University of New York was organized by the Collegio di Merito Bernardo Clesio.

22

Open Day of the University of Trento
Orientation day for prospective students.

23

Lectio Magistralis by Fatou Bensouda: "The Court's Achievements, Challenges and Prospects for the Future"
The Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court of The Hague presents the objectives, challenges and prospectives of the Court.

28

Elections of the Rector: UNITN chooses Daria de Pretis
The new Rector is chosen after the third voting poll, with absolute majority, by the different components of the University of Trento.

January 2013

15

Inauguration of the INFN National Centre, with the participation of the Italian Minister Profumo
The Programmatic Declaration of interest for the Institute for Fundamental Physics and Applications was signed by the Italian National Institute of National Physics, the University of Trento the Bruno Kessler Foundation and the Provicial Agency of Prontotherapy.

22

Neuroscience&Society – Meeting with Piero Angela: “What is the use of politics? The reasons why science and meritocracy are essential to save the future of Italy”.
Ilaria Sani receives the Braitenberg Award  “Luminance Contrast: Stimulus Energy or Basic Feature? Evidence for non-monotonic luminance contrast tuning and contrast-invariant behaviour in V4 neurons”.

25

Antitrust authority: further agreement between the Competition and market and the Antitrust Observatory of Trento, for research and training activities
The agreement aims at promoting the culture of competition.