ALMA MATER STUDIORUM – UNIVERSITA DI BOLOGNA
The University of Bologna (UNIBO) was founded in 1088 and is considered to be the oldest university in Western Europe. Nowadays, it still remains one of the most important institutions of higher education across Europe, with around 85.000 enrolled students, 11 Schools, 33 research Departments, 3000 academics and 3000 administrative staff. UNIBO is a comprehensive Higher Education Institution located in the Emilia-Romagna region, in the centre-north of Italy. It is located in 5 Campuses, the main one being in the city of Bologna and 4 additional campuses are in the Romagna region. UNIBO is today the most internationalised of all Italian universities.
TOX-OER Members in Bologna, Italy
The University of Bologna participates in the project through two Departments: FaBiT / EDU – UNIBO. The Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology (FaBiT) and the Department of Education Studies “G.M. Bertin” (EDU).
- Scientific Coordinator:
Stefano Girotti Associate Professor in Analytical Chemistry at FaBiT. Director of the Master’s Degree in “Chemical and Chemical-Toxicological Forensic Analyses”.
Main research fields: analytical chemistry with forensic, food, clinical and environmental applications.
- Main staff:
Luigi Guerra Full Professor of Didactics and Special Pedagogy at EDU, Director of the EDU Department since 2012 and Dean of the Faculty of Educational Science since 2006 to 2012.
Main research fields: Coordinator of international research funded by EU. Research manager for an Italian-Salvadorian cooperation project since 2009.
Roberto Mandrioli Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry.
Main research fields: analytical methods for therapeutic drug monitoring, hormones and natural compounds.
Laura Mercolini Assistant Professor in Medicinal Chemistry at the FaBiT Department, Head of the Laboratory of Pharmaco-Toxicological Analysis and Researcher at the CIRI-MAM.
Main research fields: development of instrumental strategies for the analysis of drugs and drugs of abuse.
Michele Protti Research Fellow in the Laboratory of Pharmaco-Toxicological Analysis at FaBiT.
Main research fields: development of advanced approaches for the analysis of central nervous system drugs and illicit substances.
Luca Ferrari Research Fellow at EDU.
Main research fields: relationships between new technology and learning, with a special focus on inclusive education.
Antonio Fracasso IT manager at Department of Education Studies (UNIBO).
Main research fields: analysis and design of intranet application, web portals and mobile system for the Public Administration, web developer, user interface designer, usability expert, project manager and system administration.
- Other members:
Laura Corazza runs MELA (Media Education E-Learning Laboratory), the EDU technology lab.
Main research fields: media education, e-learning, video research, documentaries and video production. She has planned and set up the UNIBO journal “Ricerche di Pedagogia e didattica”.
Andrea Reggiani member of the E-Learning Center – CELA staff, working for MELA at EDU.
Main research fields: distance learning, contributing to the SELF, the e-learning system for Public Administration in Emilia Romagna Region.
Manuela Fabbri Associate Professor in Didactic and Special Education at EDU.
Main research fields: E-learning environments and learning objects; Technologies in everyday childhood.
Elena Pacetti Assistant Professor at EDU.
Main research fields: teaching-learning processes; didactic innovation; social networking; ICT in education; inclusive education; educational professions; innovation and quality assurance in national and international contexts (University of Pristina in Kosovo, “Med@UP”).