People

Management

Massimiano Bucchi

Director

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Cristina Rigutto

Coordinator

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Lorenzo Beltrame

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Michela Denti

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Stefano Oss

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 Scientific Committee

Carlo Casonato | Claudio Giunta  | Alessandro Rossi  | Massimo Sideri | Giorgio Vallortigara | Dino Zardi

Faculty

Paola Bellosta
is an Associate Professor in Genetics @CiBio (University of Trento),and adjunct Associate Professor at the Dept of Medicine and Endocrinology @NYU Langone Medical Center-New York. She graduated in Biology at the University of Milan, and started her career as scientist in USA, first at New York University then at Columbia University and returned to Italy in 2014. Her lab uses Drosophila melanogaster as model system to study the mechanisms that control cell growth and to dissect the metabolic processes that control cell survival. Her work has been funded by National and International Agencies, and published in peer review journals. She has experience, both in USA and in Italy, on teaching from basic science to scientific writing, and was always actively involved in the divulgation of Science to the Public, particularly to Students from Middle to High-School and over.
 

Lorenzo Beltrame
Lorenzo Beltrame is Lecturer at the Department of Sociology and Social Research of the Trento University, where he teaches Sociology of Innovation and Sociology of Globalization. Previously he was Research Fellow at Egenis – The Centre for the Centre for the Study of Life Sciences, University of Exeter (UK).
 

Emanuela Bozzini
Emanuela Bozzini is Lecturer in Environmental Policy at the University of Trento. She holds a PhD in Political Sociology from the University of Florence and has been Research Fellow at the University of Cardiff (UK), Essex (UK) and Maryland (USA). Her research deals with environmental public policy with a specific focus on food security, climate change and pesticide regulation.
 

Alberto Brodesco
PhD in Audiovisual Studies, University of Udine. Alberto is research assistant at the Department of Sociology and Social Research, University of Trento. His two main research interests are the limits of representation (violence, death, pornography, freaks) and the technoscientific imagery on audiovisual media (cinema, television, YouTube). He is author of Una voce nel disastro. L’immagine dello scienziato nel cinema dell’emergenza (Meltemi, 2008) and Sguardo, corpo violenza. Sade e il cinema (Mimesis, 2014; French translation: 2018), and editor (with Federico Giordano) of Body images in the post-cinematic scenario. The digitization of bodies (Mimesis International, 2018). His publications appear in Cinergie – Il cinema e le altre arti, Nuncius – Journal of the Material and Visual History of Science, Scienza & Politica. Per una storia delle dottrine, Porn Studies, Public Understanding of Science.
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Attila Bruni
Attila Bruni is Associate Professor at the Department of Sociology and Social Research of the Trento University, where he teaches Sociology of Technological Phenomena and Sociology of Organizations. He has been President of the Italian Society for Science and Technology Studies between 2010 and 2013, and member of the Council of the European Association for the Study of Science and Technology  since 2010.
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Massimiano Bucchi
Massimiano Bucchi (Ph.D. Social and Political Science, European University Institute, 1997) is Full Professor of Sociology of Science and Communication, Science and Technology at the University of Trento and has been visiting professor in Asia, Europe, North America and Oceania. He is the author of  several books (published in more than twenty countries) and papers in journals such as Nature and Science.
Among his books in English: Science and the Media (Routledge, 1998); Science in Society (Routledge, 2004); Beyond Technocracy (Springer, 2009); Handbook of Public Communication of Science and Technology (new ed. 2014, with B. Trench, Routledge) and the 4 vols. anthology The Public Communication of Science (Routledge, 2016). He is the editor of the international peer reviewed journal Public Understanding of Science (Sage) and regularly contributes to newspapers and TV programmes.
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Roberto Caso
Roberto Caso, co-director of Trento LawTech Group, is Associate Professor of Comparative Private Law at University of Trento, Faculty of Law, where he teaches Civil Law [Diritto civile], Comparative Intellectual Property Law, Comparative Privacy Law, Copyright law and Art, Private Law and ICTs. He is author and editor of many publications in the field of Intellectual Property, Privacy, Contract Law and Tort Law. He is President of the Italian Association for the Promotion of Open Science AISA. Associate member of the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy (CIPP) di McGill University, Faculty of Law (Montréal)
 

Carlo Casonato

Michela Denti
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Serena Luzzi
Serena Luzzi (Ph.D. European Social History, University of Venice, Ca’ Foscari, 1998) is Associate Professor of Modern History at the University of Trento, Department of Sociology and Social Research, where she teaches Modern History and Research Methods in History. Her research interests include liberty of thought and State Censorship. She is the author of several papers on the issue of circulation of ideas and Ecclesiastical- and State Censorship in the Early Modern Period.
 

Stefano Oss
Stefano Oss is associate professor in Physics Education and Head of the Physical Science Communication Laboratory, Department of Physics, Università di Trento. He has been a Visiting Researcher, Yale University, New Haven, CT, 1990 (with Franco Iachello) and Visiting Assistant Professor,
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 1993 (with Giacinto Scoles)
 

Giuseppe Pellegrini
Giuseppe Pellegrini (PhD Sociology 2004) is lecturer of Innovation, Technology and Society at the University of Trento. He is an expert evaluator of the European Research Programme Horizon 2020 and President of Observa Science in Society. His current research focuses on public participation and science communication with specific regard to technoscientific issues.
 

Cristina Rigutto
A University of Trieste Economics graduate, Cristina has 30 years’ experience in marketing and communications.
Since 2010 she specialized in digital communication of health, research, and innovation, and - bringing a blend of media relations, marketing and communications skills coupled with teaching experience - she pursued a consultancy career establishing her own practice. Since then she has worked with several universities and research centers, both in Italy and abroad.
She is social media editor at the international peer reviewed journal Public Understanding of Science (Sage), and Tech Writer focusing on the use of digital technology to improve science communication.
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Alessandro Rossi
Alessandro Rossi (Ph.D. in Organisation and Management, University of Udine, 2000) is Associate Professor of Management at the University of Trento. He is the Chief of Contamination Lab Trento, the interdisciplinary innovative learning environment offering various extracurricular educational formats focused on creativity, innovation, entrepreneurship and problem solving. He has research interests in innovation management, business modelling and managerial decision making.
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Massimo Sideri
Massimo Sideri è editorialista del Corriere della Sera sui temi dell’Innovazione e guida dal 2017 il mensile di cultura dell’innovazione del Corriere della Sera, Corriere Innovazione. Al Corriere dal 2000 ha seguito per il giornale di via Solferino i grandi crac finanziari e ha pubblicato inchieste sul mondo dei diritti Tv del calcio che hanno portato a indagini della magistratura oltre ad aver denunciato l’inquinamento dei panel dell’Auditel che hanno portato a cambiare la metodologia di rilevazione dopo 32 anni. Negli ultimi anni come opinionista si è concentrato sui grandi dibattiti relativi al rapporto uomo-macchina con un taglio sempre più divulgativo. Ha pubblicato diversi saggi tra cui Banda Stretta (BUR), scritto con Francesco Caio, La Sindrome di Eustachio (Bompiani) e Diritto all’Oblio, Dovere della Memoria (Bompiani) scritto con Umberto Ambrosoli. Ha pubblicato anche il giallo Free Press (Baldini & Castoldi). Dal 2015 è il direttore del Festival dell’Innovazione Galileo di Padova. Fa parte del comitato scientifico dell’Advisory board Ambrosetti-Sap sull’Intelligenza artificiale con l’ex ministro Maria Chiara Carrozza e Giorgio Metta dell’Iit.
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Giuseppe Veltri
Giuseppe Alessandro Veltri holds a BSc in Communication Sciences from the University of Siena, an MSc in Social Research Methods from the Methodology Institute of the London School of Economics (LSE) and a PhD in Social Psychology from the LSE. He has been Associate Professor at University of Leicester and Honorary Fellow at Faculty of Engineering of the University of Bristol. He is a founding member of the Leicester Computational Social Science Group and British Academy Newton Fellow 2016. He has been Lecturer at University of East Anglia and a scientific fellow at the European Commission JRC Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS). Before joining the IPTS, he has been a research associate at the Institut Jean Nicod (Ecole Normale Supérieure) in Paris. He has taught extensively in the fields of methodology of social research and computational social science.
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