COVID-19 has certainly offered Science Communication the opportunity to be at the center of the media and the public interest. What sort of communication is it? How can we, as non-scientists, distinguish what is "good" information, that we can trust?
Perspectives and Future Scenarios for Climate Change Communication
How has Climate Change been communicated during COVID-19? What future scenarios are to be expected, after the worst phase of the pandemic is over?
Jacopo Pasotti – science journalist and science communicator specialized in Climate Change – as part of Venice International University’s QUEST Team interviews Marco Cattaneo, editor of Le Scienze, the Italian edition of the monthly science magazine Scientific American.
Digital Innovation and Technologies to deal with COVID-19
The COVID-19 outbreak has opened the floor to various debates, one of them being the impact of digital innovation and technologies in containing the pandemic. Within the Artificial Intelligence research framework, the QUEST team from APRE (Agency for the Promotion of European Research) interviewed Alberto Tozzi, the Chief Innovation Officer at Ospedale Bambino Gesù in Rome.
In this series, we will share with our readership the stories and experiences of people in our community. Prof. Anne-Maria Makhulu (Duke University) taught at VIU in Spring 2020 the following courses: "A History of Credit: From Sixteenth-Century Venice to Twenty-First Century New York City" and "African Cities, Development and Climate Change".
The EU Project Training Program at VIU More than 100 participants have signed up for EU project training at VIU during the past three months of COVID-19 lockdown, thanks to courses now available in a virtual format, with live participation online via video-conferencing. Read more
Globalization Program | Successful Conclusion of the Spring 2020 Semester At the end of May, 64 students of 13 nationalities concluded their semester of courses at VIU with the exam week. This result is especially encouraging considering the spread of the Coronavirus pandemic. Read more
Films in Venice and Filming Venice | August 31 - September 9, 2020 This VIU summer school for aspiring film-makers combines film theory and practice, applying them to representations of Venice, through a multidisciplinary and multicultural approach, reflected both in the composition of the faculty and the student body. In the first week, students will be introduced to the history, culture, and anthropology of Venice and its relation to visual media. During the second week the participants will shoot a short film. Rolling admissions for last places opening in July.