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Aula Magna di Palazzo Bo

Via VIII febbraio, 2
Padova, Pd 35122 Italia

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June 27 @ 17:00 - 19:00

The study prize award ceremony named after Elena Lucrezia Cornaro Piscopiapremio di studio dedicato a Elena Lucrezia Cornaro Piscopia Università degli Studi di Padova – aims to enhance the role of women in the construction and dissemination of academic and scientific knowledge. The event is part of the celebrations for the University of Padua’s 800th anniversary.

Testimonial of the event is poet Mariangela Gualtieri, who interprets the spirit of the Prize with the sound rite titled ‘Voce che apre‘: to enhance the role of individual female figures in the construction and dissemination of academic and scientific knowledge.

Guest of the event is Antonella Viola, immunologist at Unipd and director of the Istituto di Ricerca Pediatrica Città della Speranza. Viola gives a talk on “The value of gender in research.

Registration is required to participate.

Now in its fourth year, the study prize was announced by the Elena Cornaro University Centre of the University of Padua with the support of the Alumni Association, the Association of Friends of the University of Padua and Solgar Italia Multinutrient S.p.a.

The prize is named after Elena Lucrezia Cornaro Piscopia (Venice, June 5, 1646 – Padua, July 26, 1684) the young scholar who graduated from the University of Padua on June 25, 1678, thus becoming the first woman in the world to receive a Doctor of Philosophy degree.

Honouring the anniversary of Elena Cornaro’s graduation, the event is dedicated to the participation of women in the eight centuries of history of the University and aims to give renewed attention to the theme of gender equality by enhancing studies and reflections on the role of women and their presence at the University of Padua and the Italian university system.

Main sponsor

Eurointerim

Partner istituzionali

Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Padova e Rovigo Camera di Commercio Padova