06 May 2017

The 2016/17 Volta lecture will be given by Sir Richard Peto of Oxford University in the College lecture theatre at 5.00 pm on May 25th.  The lecture will illustrate the social, scientific and medical actions in order to halve the number of premature deaths worldwide in the next two decades, a goal that Sir Richard regards as achievable.  Sir Richard is a leading epidemiologist who made groundbreaking contributions to the methodologiy of epidemiological investigations field, including the logrank test and meta-analysis, and their application to the study and control of human disease.

The poster of the lecture can be downloaded here. A synopsis of the lecture can be found here, a brief biography can be found here. Additional information about the lecture and speaker can be found at this page. All College students are expected to attend the annual Volta lecture.

Image courtesy: Nuffield Department of Primary Care, Oxford University









06 May 2017

On the 8th of May at 6.15 pm in the main lecture theatre a general College assembly will take place in order to review the academic results of the 1st semester,  clarify the tasks ahead in order to meet EDiSU requirements for confirmation of Collge placement and confrm the relevant dates and oadmap leading to successful confirmation for 2017/18. 

A significant body of data will be presented at the assembly and attendance is compulsory for all students of undergraduate and MSc Courses (Lauree Magistrali) wishing to apply for a College placement in the academic year 2017/18 or part of it.

Image courtesy: G Ruperto (http://www.appuntidiviaggi.net/)









02 May 2017

For the second year running the freshers of Collegio Volta have won the inter-collegiate Treasure Hunt, a popular event enacted with passion and enthusiasm and capable of generating massive following and support in every College.

The Volta's freshers who won the 2016/17 (shown in the picture and listed alphabetically) are:  Luca Albertazzi, Francesco Cervellera, Benedetta Dalmagioni, Sofia Giorgi, Martina Giudice, Giulia Imberti, Silvia Lamarra, Ruggiero Lattanzio, Chiara Mauri, Alessandro Papa, Riccardo Pilia, Sara Rovertoni, Matteo Turchetti and Giuseppe Termini  and have been duly mentored by Giovanni Gruosso and Alfio Marra, also shown in the picture.  Another picture shows the celebrations of the team and supporters on the night of the event (29th April). 

The College wishes to congratulate its students for this further achievement.








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