COURSES

The most recent version of the 2021-2022 Academic Year Schedule can be found here. This page has been recently restyled thanks to the help of Martina Bordini and Francesco Cirone.

Due to pandemic outbreak, classes can be taught in blended mode, both in person and Online (the link of the virtual class is reported here and at the end of this page).

Please note that the schedule and all courses are subject to change.

If you have any questions regarding the didactic programme, please contact Prof. Francesco Spinelli at 

Academic writing (ENTRANCE TEST) N.B. The test is mandatory for all the PhD students

 

English Skills (AcES) course will be organized by CLA: http://www.cla.unibo.it/

To be eligible to attend the AcES course, you need to take the entrance test organized by the CLA.

To attend the entrance test you need to fill the form at this link with your own personal information: registration

Please check the calendar of CLA, for the registration deadline

You will then receive an email directly from the CLA with all the relevant information to take the entrance test.

 Please note that:

- the entrance test can be taken online,

Those who will pass the entrance test will be divided into two groups: a group will take the AcES course organized during the spring, a second group will attend the AcES course organized during the fall. More information will be provided after the test as the organization will depend on the number of candidates who will pass the test.

The following list of courses is MANDATORY FOR ALL PHD STUDENTS

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

WHAT

WHEN & WHERE

WHO

Bibliographic services to support research (4h)

Library staff of Goidanich Library

January 27, 9:30-13:30

Online class

IMPORTANT NOTE: prior to the lesson, you need to install Zotero. You find a tutorial at this link

All PhD students

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Philosophy of science and research methodology (10h)

Prof. M. Bittelli

February 8, 9:00-12:00 

February 9, 9:00-12:00 

February 10, 9:00-13:00

Classroom 12, Fanin 44-46, 1st floor, Bologna

Online class

All PhD students

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Research evaluation (3h)

Prof. D. Viaggi

February, 2, 14:00-17:00

Classroom 12, Fanin 44-46, 1st floor, Bologna

All PhD students

Online class

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Writing a paper in biological and physiochemical sciences (4h), January 18, 14:40-18:30

Setting up a research protocol (4h), January 19, 14:40-18:30

How to present a paper in a scientific conference in biological and physicochemical sciences (4h), January 20, 9:30-13:30

Prof. L. Corelli Grappadelli

Classroom 12, Fanin 44-46, 1st floor, Bologna (Online class - only for PhD students not able to join classroom in person)

N.B. PhD candidates from the CVs (i.e., research topics) in Economics and Cooperation should NOT take this course.

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Writing a scientific paper in social and economic sciences ( 8h)

TBD

N.B. This course is only for PhD candidates from the CVs (i.e., research topics) in Economics and Cooperation.

Online class

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Research financing and project design in agricultural sciences (20h)

 Prof. D. Viaggi

March 14, 9:00-13:00 

March 16, 9:00-13:00 

March 17, 9:00-13:00

March 30, 9:00-13:00

May 19, 9:00-13:00 

Classroom 10

All PhD students

Online class

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Copyright guide for thesis preparation (3h)

 Staff of helpdesk service for PhD thesis submission

TBD

N.B. partecipation to this seminar is especially reccomended for PhD students enrolled in the 2nd and 3rd year.

Online class

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 Nutritional modeling of growth in pigs and its application in precision feeding

Prof. Jaap van Milgen (INRA) - Invited Scholar

March 28, 9:30-13:00 

March 29, 9:30-13:00 

Online class

Classroom 10

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How to present a paper in a scientific conference in social and economic sciences ( 5h)

TBD

N.B. This course is only for PhD candidates from the CVs (i.e., research topics) in Economics and Cooperation.

Online class

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Intellectual property rights, enterprise creation, and business plan (20h)

TBD

All PhD students

INVITED SCHOLAR SEMINAR

Prof. Antonio Patti, Director, ARC IndustrialTransformation Training Centre - Green Chemistry in Manufacturing Monash University (Australia)

April 20, 14:00-16:00  Green Chemistry and Agriculture (seminar class, Estimo, Fanin, 50)

April 21,  14:00-16:00 Green Chemistry addressing the United Nations SDGs (seminar class, Estimo, Fanin, 50)

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STATISTICS Online class

Program

1. Introduction to statistical methods with R (10h)

Prof. M. Bittelli

April 26, 9-12 Classroom 10

April 27, 9-12 Classroom 10

April 28, 9-13 Classroom "Seminari Estimo"

 

2. Basic statistics and experimental design in agri-food sciences (15h)

 Drs. M. Zappaterra

May 4, 9-13 Classroom 10

May 5, 9-13 Classroom 10

May 11, 9-13 Classroom 11

May 12, 9-12 Classroom 11

3. Advanced regression methods (10h)

Prof. M. Canavari

October 17, 9:30-12:30 Aula 12 (viale Fanin 44-46, 1° floor)

October 24, 9:30-12:30 Aula 12 (viale Fanin 44-46, 1° floor)

October 27, 9:30-11:30 Aula 12 (viale Fanin 44-46, 1° floor)

Online class

4. Time Series Analysis with R (10h)

Prof. M. Bittelli

October 13, 9-12 and 14-16 (Classroom 8)

October 14, 9-12 and 14-16 (Classroom 8)

Lessons should be attended in presence

 

 

5. Introduction to spatial analysis and geostatistics with R (7h)

Prof. G. Baroni

November 24, 9:30-13:00  (Classroom 12 viale Fanin 44-46, 1° floor)- It is compulsory to attend in presence and to bring your own PC with Rstudio installed

November 259:30-13:00 (Classroom 12 viale Fanin 44-46, 1° floor)- It is compulsory to attend in presence and to bring your own PC with Rstudio installed

Online class

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INVITED SCHOLAR SEMINARS

Prof. Henrik Siegumfeldt, University of Copenhagen (Denmark)

May 13, 10:30-12:30  Beer production: Current technologies and novel sustainable solutions  (Aula Magna, Campus Universitario Scienze degli Alimenti P.zza Goidanich, 60 –47521 Cesena)

Online class

 

Prof. Uri Lesmes, Faculty of Biotechnology and Food Engineering, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa (Israel)

September 13, 14:30-16:30  From understanding digestion to consumer-oriented optimization of food formulations  (Aula Magna, Campus Universitario Scienze degli Alimenti P.zza Goidanich, 60 –47521 Cesena)

September 15, 14:30-16:30  “Food enginomics applied to sustainable use of natural resources and fabrication of healthier foods  (Aula G, Campus Universitario Scienze degli Alimenti P.zza Goidanich, 60 –47521 Cesena)

Online class

IMPORTANT: Below you can find the list of compulsory courses for specific research topics.

Please, click on the plus button and download the document.

Once done, you can check the timetables of your specific courses in the list below.

List of compulsory courses for specific research topic

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WHAT

WHEN & WHERE

 

 

Event - Next Generation Food Packaging (3h)

CIRI Agroalimentare of University of Bologna

DATE: 17 DECEMBER 2021  from 10:00 to 13:00

Aula Magna, DISTAL UOS di Cesena, Piazza Gabriele Goidanich 60, Cesena

Attendance at the event is free of charge, but registration is compulsory (send an email to )

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Climate change, agriculture and forest ecosystems: forcings, feedbacks and solutions for adaptation and mitigation (8h)

 Proff. G. Falsone, M.R. Guerrieri, B. Morandi & F. Ventura

November 15, 11:00-13:00 Falsone, Classroom 12, viale Fanin 44-46, 1° floor

November 15, 14:00-16:00 Guerrieri Classroom 12, viale Fanin 44-46, 1° floor

November 29,11:00-13:00 Ventura Classroom 12, viale Fanin 44-46, 1° floor

November 29, ore 14:00-16:00 Morandi Classroom 12, viale Fanin 44-46, 1° floor

Online class

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Impact of biotechnology on production, safety and protection of sustainable agricultural products (6h)

 Proff. L. Fontanesi, C. Ratti & S. Salvi

To be defined

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FOOD LOSS AND WASTE: REDUCTION, MANAGEMENT AND VALORIZATION (15h) divided in:

 Online class

Food losses and circular economy: definitions, impacts, policies (3)

 Proff. F. De Menna,  M. Vittuari

July 7, 10:00-13:00

Sustainable strategies for characterization, extraction and innovation of valuable materials from FLW (3H)

 Proff. T. Gallina Toschi,  E. Valli

July 12, h. 10:00-13:00

The Universal Recovery Strategy for FWL: focus on emerging technologies (3h)

 Prof. S. Tappi

July 13, h. 10:00-13:00

Biotechnological strategies for the valorisation of agro-industrial wastes and by-products (3h)

Prof. L. Vannini

July 15, h. 10:00-13:00

Systemic approaches to the sustainability evaluation of food losses valorisation and recovery (3h)

Proff. F. De Menna,  M. Vittuari

July 21, h. 10:00-13:00

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Agricultural economics and international cooperation seminar series (10h)

 To be defined

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Geographical information systems (8h)

 Prof. D. Torreggiani

November 30, h. 9:00-13:00 Classroom 12, viale Fanin 44-46, 1° floor

December 15, h. 9:00-13:00 Classroom 12, viale Fanin 44-46, 1° floor

Online class

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Energy efficiency and sustainability of buildings for agriculture and agro-industry (8h)

Dr. A. Barbaresi

November 14, h. 14:00-18:00 Classroom 12, viale Fanin 44-46, 1° floor

November 28, h. 14:00-17:00 Classroom 12, viale Fanin 44-46, 1° floor

Online class

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Insights into animal nutrition and precision feeding (10h)

Prof. P. Bosi

March 18, h. 14:30-16.30

March 21, h. 10:30-12:30

Seminar Classroom Animal Nutrition, 2nd floor, viale Fanin, 46

Online class

 

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Introduction to spatial analysis and geostatistics for supporting precision agriculture (7h)

 Prof. G. Baroni

November 24, h. 9:30 – 13.00, Classroom 12, viale Fanin 44-46, 1° floor

November 25, h. 9:30 – 13.00, Classroom 12, viale Fanin 44-46, 1° floor

Online class

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HOW TO REACH DISTAL IN BOLOGNA

Plesso di Agraria

HOW TO REACH DISTAL IN CESENA

Campus Universitario di Scienze degli Alimenti