Monday, 9 May 2022

Great success of CIMeC at the latest edition of the Aldo Fasolo Award

Awarded 5 out of 10 places in the final ranking and the two special awards of the jury

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Great achievement for the CIMeC at the latest edition of the Aldo Fasolo 2021 Award for Communication in Neuroscience, whose winners were awarded on April 29.
The Aldo Fasolo Award is established in collaboration between the Doctorate in Neuroscience of the University of Turin and the Association InTo Brain, with the support of the Compagnia di San Paolo Foundation, a major supporter of the initiative. 
The Award, named after the professor emeritus of Comparative Anatomy and Developmental Biology at the University of Turin, who died in 2014, is reserved for young PhD students and PhD students active in the field of neuroscience, with the aim of promoting their visibility and encouraging the commitment and attention to communication in the scientific field. 
The jury awarded the 2021 Prize to dr. Monica Moroni, who presented her research entitled In dialogo con il cervello. On the occasion of the award ceremony, dr. Moroni gave a lecture on the results of her research, carried out during her PhD at CIMeC and her current work as a post-doc at the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT).
As a proof of the excellence of the Center for Mind/Brain Sciences, the young researchers of the CIMeC have won not only 5 out of 10 places in the final ranking, but also the two special awards of the jury, respectively for the Creative use of video, won by dr. Anastasia Morandi Raikova, and for the Originality and effectiveness of communication, won by dr. Maria Bortot.