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2nd Edition Summer School on Impact Evaluation Methodologies

2nd Edition Summer School on Impact Evaluation Methodologies

Posted by on Sep 26, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

The 2nd Edition of our Summer School on impact evaluation methodologies concluded last week with a lively panel session! Participants had the chance to present their own works and get professors’ feedback to improve their pieces of research. This year edition gathered 21 practitioners, researchers and PhD students from all over the world. Prof. Donald […]

ARCO Director, Enrico Testi at the “SDGs and Corporate Social Responsability” event, organized by Unipol Group.

ARCO Director, Enrico Testi at the “SDGs and Corporate Social Responsability” event, organized by Unipol Group.

Posted by on Sep 14, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

ARCO Director, Enrico Testi will give the closing speech at the “SDGs and Corporate Social Responsibility” event organized by Unipol Group. The event will be held on Wednesday, September 21, at Serre Torrigiani, Florence from 10.00 am. It will be a valuable chance to discuss firms’ potential contribution to the achievement of the Sustainable Development […]

The “Union of Persons with Disabilities” in Hebron and Beith Sahour sustains the Italian onlus #Vorreiprendereiltreno

The “Union of Persons with Disabilities” in Hebron and Beith Sahour sustains the Italian onlus #Vorreiprendereiltreno

Posted by on Aug 31, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

During the emancipatory research project implemented by the ARCO’s researchers in Palestine it is now time to talk about the dissemination strategies to spread the results and activities of the research: which strategies are the most effective? Which channels should be used? How to choose the target? In dealing with this topic, the ARCO’s researcher, […]

Prof. Mario Biggeri Keynote Speaker at the International Conference on Child Poverty

Prof. Mario Biggeri Keynote Speaker at the International Conference on Child Poverty

Posted by on Aug 25, 2016 in Studi | No Comments

Today, Prof. Mario Biggeri will participate, as a Keynote Speaker, to the International Conference “Child Poverty in Times of Crisis” that takes place in Salzburg, organized by ASAP (Academics Stand Against Poverty) and the Centre for Ethics and Poverty Research of the University of Salzburg. The invitation represents an important recognition of his teaching and […]

2nd Edition of ARCO’s Summer School on Impact Evaluation Methodologies: now available the detailed Program & the Timetable

2nd Edition of ARCO’s Summer School on Impact Evaluation Methodologies: now available the detailed Program & the Timetable

Posted by on Jul 28, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Are you interested in ARCO’s Summer School on Impact Evaluation Methodologies? Now you can download the Timetable and the detailed Program of the course. If you are not registered yet, please click here. Few places left!!!!

ARCO’s training on ICF – International Classification of Functioning

ARCO’s training on ICF – International Classification of Functioning

Posted by on Jul 26, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Federico Ciani, Caterina Arciprete e Carmela Nitti, researcher of ARCO trained 22 professionals engaged in the Third Sector during a course organised by Aforisma – Centro Studi e Formazione. The first lesson was focused on the biopsychosocial approach to disability and on the UNCRPD – the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. […]

ARCO and YSBCUF at Mario Cucinella’s  S.O.S – School of Sustainability

ARCO and YSBCUF at Mario Cucinella’s S.O.S – School of Sustainability

Posted by on Jul 26, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Carmela Nitti, researcher of ARCO and Yunus Social Business Centre of Florence held a lecture on Social Business at the S.O.S. – School of Sustainability of Mario Cucinella. SOS is a creative laboratory born in close collaboration with Mario Cucinella Architects (MCA) and the non-profit organization Building Green Futures (BGF), where training is inspired by […]

Food sustainability and younger generation: future cooperation opportunities between Barilla CFN Alumni Association and ARCO

Food sustainability and younger generation: future cooperation opportunities between Barilla CFN Alumni Association and ARCO

Posted by on Jul 25, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

The current food system is threatened in a number of ways and urgent action is needed to enable effective and positive progress towards sustainability. How to make good use of the huge potential of young researchers in this field and bring about change? The Barilla Center for Food and Nutrition (BCFN) Alumni Association is an […]

Lecture on food adverstising and labeling at Masterfood-UniPI

Lecture on food adverstising and labeling at Masterfood-UniPI

Posted by on Jul 12, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Leonardo Borsacchi, researcher of ARCO unit on Local Development, has been invited to held a lecture on “The evolution of food advertising” on July 8th during the Master “Food Quality Management and Communication (Masterfood)“ organised by Department of Economics and Management – University of Pisa. The Masterfood has been designed to train highly qualified professionals, […]

ARCO represents Florence in the international network of Inclusive Cities

ARCO represents Florence in the international network of Inclusive Cities

Posted by on Jul 11, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

 Which are the challenges to develop an Inclusive City Agenda? What defines an inclusive city? What is the role of technology in enhancing inclusiveness? It is around these research questions that an international network on inclusive cities was set up in Bradford last week under the coordination of Prof. Prathivadi Anand from the University of […]