Friday, December 13, 2013
The University of Milan is a public, multidisciplinary teaching and research institution that offers 8 Faculties, 2 Schools, 136 study courses, 31 Doctoral Programmes and 63 Specialisation Schools.
Our 2000 professors represent the highest concentration of scientific expertise in the region and our research is ranked among the best in Italy and Europe.
Internationally respected for her work in neuroscience, our professor of Pharmacology Michela Mattioli received from the President of the Italian Republic, Giorgio Napolitano, the Nature mid-career Award for Mentoring in Science.
The University of Milan has launched a competition by qualifications and interview to award 29 two years fellowships for research activities restricted to doctorate graduates or graduated holding a diploma in various scientific areas.
The Department of Physics and the Milan Section of the National Institute of Nuclear Physics (INFN) hail, with a "touch of pride", the assignment of the prestigious prize to Higgs and Englert for their contribution to confirming the existence of Higgs boson with the ATLAS experiment of the LHC accelerator.
The statement signed in Hefei (China) by 4 of the world’s major research university associations including the League of European Research Universities (LERU) of which the University of Milan is part, establishes the 10 key characteristics necessary for a world-class research university.
The "Green Scientists", together with professor Martin Kater and the musician Walter Bassani, launch an initiative to promote plant science with the song "Plants Connect People", available at the major music online stores.
Science Translational Medicine publishes a new study by an international team of neuroscientists showing that the level of consciousness can be measured objectively by measuring the complexity of the brain response to a magnetic pulse.
The University of Milan, in cooperation with ESN, the non-profit association that assists and promotes international student mobility, launches the "Buddy Project". Our exchange students can contact the ESN staff and get practical help during the first weeks of their stay in Milan.