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European Researchers' Night 2021



The European Researchers' Night is back in Genoa with the SHARPER project: conferences, speakers' corners and podcasts for the science marathon with female researchers as protagonists.


24 September 2021, from 4pm to midnight


Piazza Matteotti, Genoa

In particular, at 9:30 pm in the hall of the Major Council of Palazzo Ducale, the round table"Covid-19 and surroundings", a multi-voice conference on the consequences of the pandemic on economics, medicine, human behaviour and clinical simulation, with an eye to history.


  • Matteo Bassetti, Director of the School of Specialization in Infectious Diseases
  • Fabrizio Benente, Vice-Rector for Third Mission
  • Giacomo Borgonovo, President of SiMAV - Centre for Advanced Simulation
  • Gianluca Cerruti, Research Fellow, Department of Economics
  • Nicoletta Varani, Director of the Department of Education Sciences

The meeting will be moderated by Giovanni Mari, editor-in-chief of the newspaper IlSecoloXIX.

SHARPER takes place in 16 cities (Ancona, Cagliari, Camerino, Catania, Genoa, L'Aquila, Macerata, Nuoro, Palermo, Pavia, Perugia, Sassari, Terni, Turin, Trento, Trieste) and involves more than 170 institutions, research bodies and cultural partners with a programme of over 500 initiatives.

In Genoa, the project is coordinated by the University of Genoa and INFN - National Institute of Nuclear Physics, Genoa Section, and boasts the collaboration of IIT - Italian Institute of Technology, CNR - National Research Council, Association Festival of Science, ADI - Association of Italian PhD students, City of Genoa.

The full program and booking links to the different events of the European Researchers' Night 2021 in Genoa are on the SHARPER project website at the useful link.