Workshops & Events

Reflecting its mission to promote a science culture, meetings and workshops are amongst the IBSA Foundation’s core activities. The Foundation organizes periodic workshop and events, each focused on a different subject, that bring together members of the scientific community, academia and regulators


Professione: cacciatore di bufale (online) – New edition of the contest

Workshop | Italy | 9 October 2017

After the great success of the contest “Bufale in rete: come riconoscerle!” promoted for the school year 2016-17 in collaboration with the Istituto Pasteur Italia, also comes the second edition “Professione: cacciatore di bufale in rete!”.

“La Scienza a regola d’Arte”: Wolfang Laib and Silvia Bencivelli in conversation

Event | Lugano, Switzerland | May 9, 2017

The second meeting of the series “La Scienza a Regola d’Arte” hosted the scientific journalist Silvia Bencivelli and the German artist Wolfgang Laib in the Hall of the LAC, on December 6th.

“La Scienza a regola d’Arte”: Tony Cragg and Piergiorgio Odifreddi in conversation

Event | Lugano, Switzerland | May 9, 2017

Taking as a basis this quote of the famous contemporary artist Tony Cragg: “I see the art as supplement and expansion of the science”, MASI and IBSA Foundation have inaugurated a series of conversations among representatives of the artistic and scientific field, entitled: “Science state of art”.

The prizegiving of the contest “Bufale in rete: come riconoscerle!”

Event | Rome | May 2nd, 2017

As part of the #BastaBufale (#StopHoaxes) meeting organized by the Chamber of Deputies, the prizegiving of the winning classes of the contest “Bufale in rete: come riconoscerle!” (“Network hoaxes: how to recognize them!”) has was held on 2nd May 2017. The contest, promoted by IBSA Foundation and Istituto Pasteur Italia, is part of the initiative “I ragazzi di Pasteur”.

E- Health: Between hoaxes and the truth: the Two Sides of Online Health

Workshop | Palazzo Ferrajoli, Rome | January 26, 2017

E-Health: between hoaxes and the truth. The first guide created to help people defend themselves against the hidden dangers of the internet. but that’s not all!

USI – IBSA Foundation scholarships for the Master in Medicine

Event | Lugano | 24 January 2017

On Friday, October 20th, the IBSA Foundation for Scientific Research granted the first scholarships intended for USI students enrolled in the Bachelor in Medicine at the University of Basel who will continue their studies with the Master in Medicine at USI.

Launch the new USI’s (Università della Svizzera Italiana) biomedical sciences faculty in Lugano

Event | Lugano | 24 January 2017

IBSA Foundation is part of the project for the launch of the new USI’s Biomedical Sciences Faculty in Lugano and will sponsor 10 annual renewable scholarships to those students willing to conclude the course of their study with the USI’s Master.

Let’s Science! Fumetti, incontri e approfondimenti a Milano

Event | Milano | 21 October 2016

Dal 10 al 21 gennaio, presso la Galleria San Fedele, nel cuore di Milano, è stata allestita la mostra legata ad uno dei progetti più cari alla Fondazione: I Ragazzi di Pasteur. Due settimane di esposizione, incontri e workshop sul fumetto, quale strumento tra i più efficaci per la diffusione della cultura scientifica tra i giovani.

“Bufale in rete: come riconoscerle” – the contest to recognize fake news!

Event | Rome | 21 October 2016

I Ragazzi di Pasteur is a novel project designed to help young people learn and recognize true science through a proactive and creative approach.

Health literacy, what is this?

Workshop | Milano - Italy | October 12, 2016

Our Foundation held two meetings on Health Literacy coordinated by Professor Peter Schulz, USI, Lugano, Switzerland, and Professor Michaёla Liuccio, Sapienza University, Rome, Italy.