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Special price accommodation for participants of ARCO’s Summer School on Impact Evaluation Methodologies!

Special price accommodation for participants of ARCO’s Summer School on Impact Evaluation Methodologies!

Posted by on Apr 5, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

For the 2nd edition of ARCO’s Summer School on Impact Evaluation Methodologies (Florence, 12-15 September), we signed an agreement with DSU Toscana azienda regionale per il diritto allo studio universitario, and we provide our participants with the possibility of staying in Florence at a special price. Attendees can accommodate at the Student Residence Calamandrei, viale […]

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 […]

Prof Mario Biggeri participated to the conference on disability and inclusion in the Italian development cooperation

Prof Mario Biggeri participated to the conference on disability and inclusion in the Italian development cooperation

Posted by on Jul 6, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

The national conference on “Disability and Inclusion in the Italian Development Cooperation” organized by the Italian Development Cooperation Agency and by the Italian Network on Disability and Development has been held on July 4th in Florence. The conference saw the participation of representatives of public institutions, local authorities, civil society organizations and of the private […]

ARCO provides training on impact evaluation at the connected health summer school

ARCO provides training on impact evaluation at the connected health summer school

Posted by on Jun 30, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Federico Ciani, the coordinator of ARCO research unit on inclusive development, has been invited to held a lecture on “Impact Evaluation for Integrated Social and Health Care Interventions” during the “Connected Health Summer School – Smarter Environments for Smarter Living” organised by Medea, I+ and the Ulster University. This Summer School has been designed for researchers who are […]

Presentation of the results of the experimentation of Indipendent Living in Terni

Presentation of the results of the experimentation of Indipendent Living in Terni

Posted by on Jun 10, 2016 in Blog | No Comments

Federico Ciani, researcher at ARCO, participated to the conference “La sperimentazione umbra sulla Vita Indipendente” organised in Terni (Centro Arti Opificio Siri) on June 6th 2016. The main results of the evaluation of the experimentation were presented during the conference. Since Janury 2016, ARCO has contributed to the assessment of the results of the experimentation […]