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Summer closure

In August the secretariat will follow the following times: from Monday to Friday from 8.30 to 12.30. From 5 to 18 August 2019 the headquarters of the Mountain University in Edolo will be closed. Happy Holidays!

30/7/2019

ENROLMENT OPEN FOR THE DEGREE COURSE IN CONSERVATION AND SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF MOUNTAIN AREAS

The call for 2019/2020 academic year admission to the degree course in Conservation and Sustainable Development of Mountain Areas (class L-25) has been published. There are 75 places available for enrolment in the first year, plus 5 places reserved for non-EU students residing abroad. Registration for the admission test begins on 15th July 2019 and ends on 28th August 2019 at 2 p.m. without exceptions....

23/7/2019

CLIMBING FOR CLIMATE: UNIMONT SUBSCRIBES THE “ADAMELLO CHARTER” TO PROTECT THE CLIMATE

Adamello, 19th July 2019 – “Climbing for Climate – CFC”: Rectors, Vice-Chancellors and Delegates of Italian Universities climb to three thousand meters of altitude on the Adamello Glacier – symbol of the damage caused to our Planet by climate change – to sign the “Adamello Charter”. The event was promoted by the Research and Documentation Center for the 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda and by the University...

22/7/2019

ITALIAE PROJECT: THE PRESIDENCY OF THE COUNCIL OF MINISTERS REGIONAL AFFAIRS AND AUTONOMIES DEPARTMENT TALKING TO THE MAYORS AND ADMINISTRATORS OF MOUNTAIN AREAS

The meeting dedicated to the ITALIAE Project, promoted by the Presidency of the Council of Ministers – Department for Regional Affairs and Autonomies (DARA) in support of local governance was held at the UNIMONT Centre– Centre of Excellence of the University of Milan located in Edolo (BS), on Tuesday 16th July.  Strengthening of local governance and development of mountain areas: these were the central themes...

17/7/2019

THE UNIMONT CENTRE: AN INNOVATIVE HUB FOR THE MOUNTAINS, IN THE MOUNTAINS, AND FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

A meeting dedicated to the theme of young people who choose to study, live and work in the mountains and to the importance of the research, networking and territorial development activities carried out by UNIMONT, was held at the University of Milan UNIMONT Centre located in Edolo (BS) on Monday 8th July. More than 90 people attended the event organized at the UNIMONT Centre in...

9/7/2019

Great attendance at the workshop organized by AG1 “RIS3 IN MACRO-REGIONAL STRATEGIES”

The workshop, organized by the EUSALP Action Group 1 – Research and Innovation – entitled “RIS3 in macro-regional strategies: Building a comparative framework to learn from other regions” was held in Milan on the 25thof June, at the Lombardy Region building: a moment comparison on the specialization strategies (S3) and the future of the Alpine Region. More than fifty people attended the event that gathered together...

27/6/2019

RIS3 IN MACRO-REGIONAL STRATEGIES: BUILDING A COMPARATIVE FRAMEWORK TO LEARN FROM OTHER REGIONS

On Tuesday 25 June, the EUSALP 1 Action Group – Research and Innovation – is organising a workshop to discuss which comparative frameworks could help policymakers and stakeholders to improve their innovative performance by learning from other regions, and which synergies and complementarities could be enhanced in the context of Macro-Regional Strategies (MRS). The event will take place within the States General for Research and...

4/6/2019

MOUNTAIN-HACK 2019: THE HACKATHON SEQUENCE STARTS READY FOR THE INTERNATIONAL APPOINTMENT OF THE EUSALP ANNUAL FORUM

Mountain-Hack is the first Hackathon of Italian schools entirely dedicated to the development of mountain territories, and part of the Italian Mountain Lab project – FISR project, special supplementary fund for research of the Ministry of Education, University and Research, led by UNIMONT – centre of Excellence at the Edolo campus of the University of Milan, and promoted by the Ministry of Education, University and...

31/5/2019

UNIMONT ON A FIELD TRIP: BUSY AND INTERESTING DAYS FOR OUR STUDENTS

The first forestry Olympics took place at Monte Amiata, in Tuscany on 15th May with the participation of 98 students from 10 Italian forestry universities. The friendly competition between the teams was an excuse to get to know each other and share experiences and knowledge, during an interesting day dedicated to Austrian pine reforestation management. Representing UNIMONT, Center of Excellence – Mountain University,  University of...

27/5/2019

UNIMONT JOINS THE PA FORUM: TERRITORIAL GOVERNANCE AND LOCAL DEVELOPMENT

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14/5/2019

UNIMONT AT SEEDS&CHIPS 2019

“AGROBIODIVERSITY: AN OPPORTUNITY FOR RESEARCH, ENTERPRISE AND COMMUNITY IN MOUNTAIN AREAS”: this was the topic dealt with by the UNIMONT Center of Excellence – Mountain University, Edolo Campus of the University of Milan, at Seeds & Chips – The Global Food Innovation Summit which took place on Tuesday 7th May 2019 at the Lombardy Region Stand at Milano Rho Fiera. The issues addressed were consistent...

8/5/2019

(Ita) BUONA PASQUA

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15/4/2019

Edolo Sports Day: a great day of sport for all ages

Sport was the main attraction in Edolo for a whole day on Wednesday, 10th  April, with the second edition of Edolo Sports Day, the sports event organized by the University of Milan in collaboration with the CUS of the University of Milan, the Municipality of Edolo and the Istituto Comprensivo in Edolo. Students of all levels of schools in Edolo took part playing volleyball, basketball...

15/4/2019

OPEN DAY 2019 – Mountain University

The Open Day of the Degree Course in Conservation and Sustainable Development of Mountain Areas will take place on Saturday 18th May 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in the Aula Magna of the Mountain University in Edolo (BS). The Open Day is a unique opportunity to learn about the Mountain University and the Degree Course in “Conservation and Sustainable Development of Mountain Areas” and to discover...

11/4/2019

3rd graduation session of the academic year 2017/2018 of the Degree Course in Conservation and Sustainable Development of Mountain Areas

Twelve students graduated in Conservation and Sustainable Development of Mountain Areas on Wednesday 10th April 2019, at the Mountain University in Edolo. Bertazzoli Sara (Villa Di Serio, BG) – Enhancement of the high trail “Via del Silter” Calvetti Michele (Berzo Demo, BS) – Evaluation of peak flow in small mountain basins: the case of the Re stream (Valle Camonica, BS) Cavalleri Federico (Erbusco, BS) –...

10/4/2019

The Re-Search Alps dataset is now available in the European Data Portal!

Since March 26th, 2019, the Re-Search Alps – Research Laboratories in the Alpine Area dataset, which contains information on 125.649 Research Centers,Laboratories and SMEs, 257.248 projects, 110.910 Websites and 771,875 publications has been implemented in European Data Portal. Click here: www.europeandataportal.eu/data/?#/datasets/research-labs-in-the-alpine-area Re-Search Alps is a project financed EU Telecom CEF and led by the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (UNIMORE), in collaboration with UNIMONT – University of Milan,...

10/4/2019

“EUSALP: the Alpine macro-region and Europe”: UNIMONT participates in the 70th anniversary of Confartigianato Brescia and Eastern Lombardy in Valcamonica

A meeting was held at the BIM of Breno (BS) on Monday 8th April 2019 – to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Confartigianato Brescia and Eastern Lombardy, on the theme “Eusalp: the Alpine macro-region and Europe”. Prof. Anna Giorgi, UNIMONT Lecturer and Leader of Action Group 1 – Research and Innovation – of EUSALP was invited to make a contribution regarding the activity in the...

9/4/2019

ITALIAN MOUNTAIN LAB: the next training and information initiatives for mountain areas

The partnership of the Italian Mountain Lab project, FISR project – Special supplementary fund for MIUR research – led by the UNIMONT center of excellence, and which sees the University of Milan, the University of Eastern Piedmont Milan and the University of Tuscia working together for the mountain areas of Italy, proposes the joint programming of part of the training and information activities planned for...

28/3/2019

“Youth Alpine Interrail” moves to the next stage

© Alicia Cuche Travel by train, discover the Alps, face sustainable challenges: also this year the “Interrail Alpine Youth” project fuels the passion for travel across the Alps. Applications open until 7 April. Discover eight Alpine states and – at the same time – travel sustainably by means of public transport for 50- 80 euros: young people between 16 and 27 can apply for the...

21/3/2019

HOW TO BUILD A SUCCESSFUL INCUBATOR ECOSYSTEM IN THE ALPINE SPACE? THE POWER OF NETWORKS

Thursday 28th March – 9.30 – 18.00 Hochschule Constance, University of Applied Sciences, Baden-Württemberg  The EUSALP Action Group 1 – Research and Innovation – Lead by Professor Anna Giorgi representative of Lombardy Region – aims to foster networking and capitalization of experiences among Universities, Research Centers, Incubators, Accelerators and Technology Transfer Hubs, in order to develop an effective research and innovation ecosystem in the Alpine...

11/3/2019

EUSALP Kick off meeting 2019: UNIMONT participates in the kick-off meeting of the Italian Presidency

Today – 28th February 2019 – Italy, with the coordination of the Lombardy Region and the support of the Piedmont Region and the Autonomous Province of Bolzano, will receive the 2019 presidency of EUSALP – the EU Strategy for the Alpine Region that involves seven countries and 48 regions. Also UNIMONT – the Mountain University – Centre of Excellence of the University of Milan ,...

28/2/2019

UNIMONT takes part in the table of the coordinators of the 11 working groups of the General Convention on Mountain Areas

The table of the coordinators of the work groups of the General Convention on Mountain Areas met on Tuesday, 19th February, 2019 to present the first contributions and the first ideas emerged from the 11 working groups to the Minister of Regional Affairs and Autonomies, Sen. Erika Stefani. UNIMONT – Center of Excellence of the University of Milan, as coordinator of the “Mountain Culture and...

21/2/2019

Add a new dimension to cell culture

10-14 February, 2019 ° 2nd CellFit Training School°   This year the Mountain University – UNIMONT, a center of excellence of the University of Milan, based in Edolo, will host the International Training School organized by CellFit entitled “Add a new dimension to cell culture” with the participation of researchers from all over Europe. UNIMONT, increasingly at the center of international dynamics and trajectories  which...

14/2/2019

THE ALTO OLTREPÒ PAVESE CHALLENGES YOUNG INNOVATORS

As part of the National Strategy for Internal Areas, the Lombardy Region, together with the Alto Oltrepò Pavese inland area, is promoting a call in support of those who intend to create a start-up or undertake freelance activities in the internal area of the Lombardy Apennines – Alto Oltrepò Pavese, by allocating 1.1 million euros. The call has the objective of supporting young people in...

7/30/2019

TREE:HERO PROJECT ACTIVITIES CONTINUE

Despite the heat and the holidays, measurements in the woods are continuing for the TREE:HERO project. During the period of June and July the group of the University of Padua completed the study of the spatial structure of the Spruce woods (Picea abies), carrying out more than 30 surveys in the study areas of Vallecamonica (BS) and the Val Tovanella (BL). Thanks to these surveys,...

7/22/2019

UNIMONT HOSTS A WORKSHOP ORGANIZED AS PART OF THE INTERREG ALPINE SPACE ALPFOODWAY PROJECT

The AlpFoodway project partners will meet with experts from the Alps to discuss Alpine Food Heritage at UNIMONT on 8th and 9th July. As part of a work package for the Interreg Alpine Space AlpFoodway project, 10 pilot cases have been implemented in 5 Alpine locations to develop innovative ways to update traditional practices and safeguard sustainable production landscapes. The pilot cases adopted an experimental...

6/27/2019

ENROLMENT OPEN FOR “CLIMATE ACTION: RESILIENCE#HACK” THE PROJECT MARATHON ON THE RESILIENCE OF THE TERRITORY TO THE EFFECTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE

The “Ettore Majorana Liceo Statale Scientifico e Classico” in Desio will host the first hackathon on the challenges linked to the adaptation of the territory to the effects of climate change from 23rd to 25th  September. The event, promoted by the Ministry of Education, University and Research, is part of a series of Italian school Hackathons entirely dedicated to the development of mountain territories, and...

6/19/2019

UNIMONT AT THE SESSION OF THE SPECIAL “MONTAGNA” COMMISSION

On Thursday 30th May, the UNIMONT Centre of Excellence -  Mountain University, Edolo campus of the University of Milan was invited to the session of the special “Montagna” Commission, chaired by Dr. Spelzini – at the headquarters of the Regional Council – in order to illustrate the theme “Youth and business for the relaunch of mountain areas – the results of a study on  Lombardy mountain...

5/31/2019

Fabio Favaretto Award- EDITION 2019

In memory of Fabio Favaretto, as a  testimony to the value of his activity in the field of the Conservation of the Mountain Environment, CAI-Veneto, the TAM Central Commission and the Mestre Section of the Italian Alpine Club are promoting the third edition of the competition “FABIO FAVARETTO AWARD”, in order to establish a competition for the awarding of two study prizes – with a...

5/27/2019

UNIMONT PARTICIPATES IN THE CONFERENCE SKI – SNOWBOARD TEACHERS AND SCHOOL DIRECTORS

UNIMONT, Center of Excellence – Mountain University, Edolo Campus of the University of Milan took part in the Conference “Ski – snowboard teachers and School Directors of the Lombardy Region” which took place in Aprica (SO) on Saturday 25th May The Conference “Ski – snowboard teachers and School Directors of the Lombardy Region”, organized by AMSI Lombardia in collaboration with the Collegio dei Maestri Sci...

5/27/2019

WORKSHOP DEDICATED TO HYDROGEOLOGICAL INSTABILITY OF THE NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL (CNR): THE FIRST RESULTS OF THE PROJECT TREE: HERO.

The research group led by prof. Gian Battista Bischetti participated in the Workshop dedicated to Hydrogeological instability organized by the National Research Council (CNR) Area 1 of Milan, presenting the first results of the TREE: HERO project on Wednesday, May 22nd. During the meeting the projects of numerous Italian Universities financed by the Cariplo Foundation were presented and themes concerned the study of the dynamics...

5/27/2019

Work continues as part of the TREE:HERO project

Forest surveys were conducted in the Municipalities of Sonico, Edolo and Vezza d’Oglio together with the University of Padua team on March 20th, 21st and 22nd. The objective is to evaluate the structure of the typical woods of the Valle Camonica area: on this occasion, mountain spruce and chestnut groves with coppice management were examined. In particular, through surveys of test areas of 20m in...

3/25/2019

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year The Mountain University will be closed from the 22nd of December to the 6th of January

12/21/2018

RESPONSIBLE ENJOYMENT OF MOUNTAIN AREAS IN THE AGE OF SOCIAL NETWORKS

A conference dedicated to new ways of visiting the mountains, some of which are induced by the dynamics of social networks, took place in the conference hall of Longarone Fiere in Longarone on Saturday 24th November 2018. Considering the negative impacts on the natural environment that derive from a disorderly use of the Alpine environment by people often lacking in adequate sensitivity, training and citizenship,...

11/20/2018

Graduation sessions of the A.Y. 2017/2018 of the Degree Course in Conservation and Sustainable Development of Mountain Areas

One student graduated in Conservation and Sustainable Development of Mountain Areas at the Mountain University on 24th September, 2018 at 10.30: ARICOCCHI TERESA - Analysis of the potential of three herbaceous species for environmental restoration interventions . Six students graduated in Conservation and Sustainable Development of Mountain Areas at the Mountain University on 23rd October, 2018 at 3:30 p.m. APPOLONIA ALESSANDRO - The colors of the Alta Via del Silter : floristic study for the enhancement of...

10/24/2018

RIFUGES & BIVOUACS: PROJECTS IN THE-MOUNTAINS AND PROJECTS ON PAPER

Saturday 27th October 2018, 5.30 pm | Turin, National Museum of the Mountain – Sala Stemmi The aim of the meeting is to analyse the state of the art on the design and construction of alpine shelters and bivouacs, highlighting their heritage value and cultural and technical implications, through a comparison between experiences in the field and published works.

10/18/2018

ALPS IN PROGRESS – CONNECT AND TRANS-FORM TERRITORIES

Connecting and transforming territories is the theme proposed by the third Conference of the Alps in progress cycle. Organized by the “Laurent Ferretti” Observatory of the Courmayeur Mont Blanc Foundation together with the Order of Architects, Planners, Landscapers and Conservationists of Valle d’Aosta, the program of meetings, conferences and publications has been developed and organized by Francesca Chiorino and Marco Mulazzani.

10/5/2018

The Mountain Dimension of Cooperation – Expert Workshop

The Expert Workshop Mountain Dimension of Cooperation will be held on 9th November from 9:00-17:00 in the Conference Centre Albert Borschette, Brussels. The objective of the one-day seminar is to discuss on policies, projects and governance that contribute to the development of mountainous areas in the EU. It will bring together EU Institutions, Interreg programmes, stakeholders and representatives of the civil society. The one-day event of 9th November...

9/28/2018

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