News

The activities of the IBSA Foundation are numerous and continue the commitments which often rely on the collaboration of schools and institutions in order to disseminate the culture of science.
Here we have our latest news.

La Scienza a Regola d’Arte: Wolfang Laib and Silvia Bencivelli in conversation

The second meeting of the series “La Scienza a Regola d’Arte” is approaching and will host the scientific journalist Silvia Bencivelli and the German artist Wolfgang Laib in the Hall of the LAC. LAC Lugano, December 6th -6:15 pm.

17 November 2017

India according to Federico and Costanza Rampini

On Friday, November 24, Hall of LAC in Lugano, Federico and Costanza Rampini : dialogue between father and daughter on science, politics and religion of the great Indian continent. The event is part of the cycle of scientific appointments co-designed with the Museo d’arte della Svizzera italiana (MASI Lugano) in the context of the multi-disciplinary project “Focus India”

26 October 2017

IBSA Foundation scholarships

On Friday, October 20th, the IBSA Foundation for Scientific Research granted the first scholarships intended for USI students enrolled in the Bachelor in Medicine at the University of Basel who will continue their studies with the Master in Medicine at USI.

24 October 2017

I Ragazzi di Pasteur: 2° edition of the contest for the schools

After the great success of the contest “Bufale in rete: come riconoscerle!” promoted for the school year 2016-17 in collaboration with Istituto Pasteur Italia, also comes the 2° edition: “Professione: cacciatore di bufale in rete!”. The new contest is focused on the importance to allow the kids to become debunker of fake news.

5 October 2017

Scientific Forum: Female Healthy Aging

The scientific Forum organized by IBSA Foundation took place at the University Hospital of Zurich, on September 7th, 2017. The aim was to address issues related to sexuality, risk of osteoporosis and cardiovascular diseases as well as other specific disorders affecting the lifestyle of menopausal women.    

31 August 2017

Scientific Forum: Basic mechanisms of cancer immunotherapy

The Forum on oncologic immunotherapy, which has been treating various types of cancer (melanoma, lungs), which were difficult to treat until recently, took place on June 16th, in the USI Auditorium – It is one of the events organized by IBSA Foundation, within the context of the “International Congress on Malignant Lymphoma”.

16 June 2017

“La Scienza a regola d’Arte”: Tony Cragg – Piergiorgio Odifreddi in conversation

Taking as a basis this quote by famous contemporary artist Tony Cragg: “I see art as supplement and expansion of science”, the MASI and IBSA Foundations have launched a series of conversations among representatives of the artistic and scientific field, entitled: “La Scienza a regola d’Arte”.

10 May 2017

I Ragazzi di Pasteur: the prize-giving of the contest “Bufale in rete: come riconoscerle!”

The concrete proposals emerging from the schools, enterprises and social media to counteract the fake news, have been the central theme of the meeting wanted by the President of the Italian Chamber of Deputies Laura Boldrini, which was held on Tuesday, May 2, at 10.30 am in the Queen’s Hall of Montecitorio.

4 May 2017

“I Ragazzi di Pasteur”: the school project explaining science through a comic strip

A book series to explain science to kids in a simple and funny way. This is the initiative “I Ragazzi di Pasteur”, born from the collaboration between IBSA Foundation and the Pasteur Institute in Italy, which has been presented on 23 April, in Milano Fiera on the occasion of the event “Tempo di Libri”.

23 April 2017

E- Health: Between hoaxes and the truth: the Two Sides of Online Health

The Internet’s enormous ability to readily provide information can become dangerous if users are not capable of evaluating the reliability of what they find. The more delicate the subject matter, the truer this is.

26 January 2017