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Hangar Lab - le professioni del futuro

What are the professional profiles requested today by the cultural business, and what skills do they need to have? New specializations linked to the world of music, cinema, theatre and performing arts in general, that represents an opportunity for those who want to work in this area, but that today are still not well known by those who start a course of studies.

Hangar Lab – laboratory promoted by the Department of Culture and Tourism of the Piedmont Region and by the Fondazione Piemonte dal Vivo together with the DAMS of the University of Turin – organizes a cycle of ten free meetings. In every meeting a different protagonist, a different representative of the cultural professions will share their own experience and their own journey.

The cultural business, or the (almost) Business, quoting the title of the new text cured by Hangar, today has 1,5 million employees and a turnover of almost 90 billion euro (the 6% of the national GDP – Symbola-Unioncamere 2017 data). These are numbers that can keep growing and offer further employment opportunities especially to young people: main innovators of the cultural system.

The meeting will take place at the Media Lab “Guido Quazza” of Palazzo Nuovo, in Via Sant’Ottavio. The first three meeting are scheduled for February.

 

Wednesday, 14th February (11 o’clock) guest Matteo Negrin, manager of the Fondazione Piemonte dal Vivo. Designer and manager of the culture, and expert in the development of innovative devices for the involvement of new people in the production and use of the cultural product.

 

Wednesday 21st February (11 o’clock) guest Gianluca Gozzi, creator and artistic director of the TODAYS festival of the Città di Torino. Producer of several events and international independent concerts, he has also been the creator, founder and factotum first of the sPAZIO211 and then of the BLAH BLAH club.

 

Wednesday 28th February (11 o’clock) guest Olga Gambari, independent curator and journalist. She works with La Repubblica and with Flash Art. She is the artistic director of the project  artesera.it and of the festival on independent production nesxt.org.

 

For enrollment and more info: info@hangarpiemonte.it | dams@unito.it   | www.hangarpiemonte.it

Orient@mente

Do you have to take an admission test or a test of minimum requirements at any University?

To start your studies in the best way possible the University of Turin offers you a very useful tool: it is called  Orient@mente, it is an online platform that enables you to do several tests of biology, chemistry, physics, logic and mathematics with automatic evaluation.

Orient@mente is also useful to review, not only in preparation for an admission test, but also for ongoing exams. If you want to review, increase or integrate your basic knowledge throughout secondary school, you can try the Corsi di Riallineamento  (Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics).

If you are a foreign student who wants to attend an Italian university or a student interested in Erasmus, the cathegory Internazionalizzazione will offer you language courses, statistics and information on international mobility.

His spectacular adventures on the top of the world, from the summits of his beloved Cervino to Pakistan, China and Patagonia, have made him very famous. Hervé Barmasse, mountaineer but also writer, photographer and director (he debuted in 2015 with the book “La montagna dentro” and filmed the award-winning films “Linea Continua” and “Not so far away”) tells his challenges to the impossible, face to face with its limits, his fear and his friend, the mountain. Because mountaineering is adventure, passion, love, but also difficulty and risk: it’s the courage of man who puts own his life at stake.

But the mountaineer “son of the Cervino” – guest on January 23rd of the NICO, the Institute of Neuroscience of the University of Turin – will also talk about a special challenge, the one with vertebromidollar pathology, won thanks to the progress of neurosurgery, exercise and willpower.

Spinal cord injuries – due to road accidents, sports accidents or accidents at home – are a problem with a dramatic impact on public health, as they cause serious disabilities with serious social, welfare and economic repercussions. “One of the greatest challenges of research is to be able to stimulate the regeneration of injured nerve fibres through innovative experimental therapies“, says prof. Alessandro Vercelli, scientific director of NICO, the Institute of Neuroscience of the Cavalieri Ottolenghi Foundation – University of Turin. ” To face it at best, we decided to join forces, creating a research group that brings together complementary approaches: the clinical approach of the neurosurgeon with that of basic research, developed by developed by NICO’s anatomists and physiologists”.

The new research group will be held by the Rector of the University of Turin and President of the Cavalieri Foundation Ottolenghi Gianmaria Ajani, Vice President of the Paolo Bertolino Foundation and Prof. Giancarlo Panzica, Director of the Department of Neuroscience “Rita Levi Montalcini”. The neurosurgeon Diego Garbossa (Director of the School of Specialization in Neurosurgery at the University of Turin – City of Health and Science of Turin) and the researchers Marina Boido and Annalisa Buffo (NICO – Department of Neuroscience) will explain to the public the transition from the clinical approach to basic research on spinal cord trauma and regeneration in the spinal cord.

On Tuesday 23rd January at 11:00 a. m. at the Aula Magna of the Institute of Anatomy of the University (ground floor – Corso Massimo D’ Azeglio 52, Turin). Free entry until all available seats are available.

 

Barbara Magnani – Communication and Press Office

Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin

The Erasmus announcement for the year 2018-2019 is online. It is dedicated to all the students that are interested to do, in the year 2018-1019, a period of studies of a minimum of three months and of a maximum of twelve months in another Institute of one of the foreign Countries that has signed a bilateral agreement in the field of the program Erasmus+ with the University of Turin.

The application form must be submitted by 1 pm of Wednesday, 31 January 2018. The application form is available only in electronic form.

The announcement and all the details are available in the dedicated section of the portal of the University.

More info:

Sezione Mobilità e Didattica internazionale – Direzione Attività Istituzionali, Programmazione, Qualità e Valutazione

Phone: (+39) 011 6704425

Email: internationalexchange@unito.it

The World Usability Day (WUD) of Turin will take place in the Aula Magna of the Campus Luigi Einaudi of Turin University, on Thursday, November 10, 2016, from 9:00 am.

It is an annual event, promoted by the User Experience Professional Association (UXPA) and a community of professionals, who work in different fields to ensure that the technology works as a factor in the promotion of the people, the expression, the personal fulfillment and the active citizenship.

The theme of this edition is sustainability, or Green UX. Sustainability, regeneration and sharing are the three key words of the new economic, social and productive models. These have launched a conversion from consumption to re-use, from property to sharing and circularity. At the same time those, who design and offer products and services, are redefining the design in terms of sustainability, sharing and circularity of the future.

The WUD TO 2016 is an opportunity to try out the (re)design with and for people, and new ways to provide services and regenerated, sustainable, circular products, that are able to bridge the physical gap and to create physical a social impact .

The event is open to everyone, but you must be registrated.

For more information, visit this website
Contacts: siepiemonte@gmail.com

The Cultural Association Piemonte Mese organizes the 10th edition of the ‘Piemonte Mese Award’ – the youth describe the Piedmont region. It is open to young people aged between 18 and 35 years old and is only for unpublished articles, written in Italian.

These articles will have to present the region of Piedmont from 2 points of view:

  • Culture. Any topic that is related to history, literature, art and architecture, music, theatre, science, customs and traditions.
  • Economics, Tourism, Environment. Business, craftsmanship, innovation; typical products and productions; landscape, nature, ecology, food and wine.

The aim is to help train young students of the communication sciences and to promote the region of Piedmont, by highlighting how unique it is, in terms of culture, creativity and entrepreneurship.
The deadline for the presentation of the articles is 20th November 2016.

Free participation.

For the regulation and all details: www.associazionepiemontemese.org

You can find online the call for participation for ‘Start Creation Lab 2017’ of the Business Club of the Department of Economics and Statistics “Cognetti de’ Martiis”.
The project has been realized in cooperation with the Collegio Universitario di Torino “Renato Einaudi” and  “La Stampa”, the media partner that will follow the whole initiative.

It is an initiative of the University of Turin that allows students to explore the world of start-ups and develop their own business idea. They will present their idea to national and international investors.

If you want to find out all the details, you can find the call on the website of the Department of Economics and Statistics “Cognetti de Martiis”.

You can send your application by 11.59 pm on Tuesday, 15 November 2016, by filling out the application form.

You will find online on the website of the ‘University of Turin’ the new call for part-time collaborations of 200 hours.

Each year, the University offers its students the opportunity to work part time for its various administrative structures, for a maximum of 200 hours per short-listed student per academic year.

The deadline to submit applications is set for Friday, November 18, 2016, 12 pm

For all information related to how you can apply for collaborations, visit the website.

The Scuola di Studi Superiori Ferdinando Rossi of the University of Turin invites you to the inauguration of the Academic Year 2016-17, on Thursday, November 3, starting from 9 am, in the Great Hall of the Campus Luigi Einaudi (Lungo Dora Siena 100, Turin).

The opening ceremony will be also an opportunity to kick off the first edition of the Forum Interdisciplinare Ferdinando Rossi, conceived and organized by the students of the School to strengthen the multidisciplinary vocation.

The theme of this first edition will be “The Future of Migration: a look at the second generation“, and will see the participation of important guests: Catherine Wihtol de Wenden of University Sciences Po in Paris, Bruno Mazzara of the University La Sapienza in Rome, Paolo Luigi Branca of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan, Viviana Premazzi of the University of Turin and Marco Aime of the University of Genoa.

Admission is free until all available seats.

More info: forumferdinandorossi.altervista.org and ssst.unito.it

The project derives from the collaboration between the National Cinema Museum and the University of Turin and was created to strengthen the renewed interest of the young audience in the enjoyment of the cinema and the promotion of film culture.

The initiative aims to reactivate the ideals of CUC, Centro Universitario Cinematografico (University Film Centre), which was active in the University of Turin in the late fifties and early seventies: the students proposed an exhibition that the National Cinema Museum and the University of Turin, together with the group “MYLF”, committed to supporting by offering them the chance to realize it at Cinema Massimo.

The competition ended on 30 September and, after examining the proposals, judges decided to give two first prizes ex aequo: one to the group of DAMS students who proposed the project “Movie Club 2.0. Ieri, oggi and domani … al cinema “” and one to the mixed group of students from other faculties proposing the project “DiVisione in Visione“.The two exhibitions will take place at the Hall 3 of Cinema Massimo in the course of 2017.

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