Annual report

ANNUAL REPORT 2019

In the year 2019 13 doctoral theses were discussed, of which 7 obtained the score of Ottimo with Lode, 5 the score of Ottimo and 1 the score of Molto buono.

Five of the 3rd year PhD students sent their theses to external evaluators and will discuss their dissertations in February 2020. Other two students will complete their 3-years programme in April 2020, due to a suspension for work reasons. Other two students in convention with foreign universities will discuss their dissertations in 2020, in agreement with the partners.

Of the 14 PhD students of the 33rd cycle, 13 were admitted to the following year. The last student gave up the continuation of the doctorate, for work reasons.

Of the 15 PhD students of the 34th cycle, 13 were admitted to the following year. Two PhD student are suspended for work reasons and will return to the programme in Spring 2020.

ANNUAL REPORT 2018

In the year 2018 14 doctoral theses were discussed, of which 10 obtained the score of Ottimo with Lode, 3 the scoreof Ottimo and 1 the score of Molto buono.
Dr. Federico Iocca (29th cycle research doctor) won the prestigious Italian-Russian "Raduga" award for the section of translation from Russian.
Furthermore, in 2017/18 the doctoral theses of Vittorio Ponzani (24th cycle), Francesca Nemore (25th cycle), Elena Biagini (29th cycle), Sara Dinotola (29th cycle), Antonella Trombone (29th cycle) and Simona Turbanti (29th cycle) were published in book form.

The 3rd year PhD students sent their theses to external evaluators, appointed by the Board in the session of 5 June 2018.
By February 2019 6 doctoral theses were discussed, while another 4 doctoral students were granted a 6-month extension for the completion of the thesis.
Delivery to evaluators will follow, at the end of the three-years period, for three doctoral students: Capuano (suspension for maternity leave during the second year, with regular reprise), Gentile (suspension for maternity leave during the third year, with regular reprise) and Veninata (suspension for hiring as a MiBAC officer following a public competition, with regular reprise).
Dr. Chiara Cambrai won a $ 2,500 scholarship for a study stay at Harvard Business School (Boston), where she was a guest from 2/28/2018 to 13/4/2018.

Of the 11 PhD students of the 32nd cycle, 10 were admitted to the following year (in some cases subject to recovery of some months of suspension, due to the obligation to suspend the doctorate in the trial period following the victory in two competitions for officers of the Ministry of Cultural Heritage and of the University of Pisa).
The eleventh PhD student (without scholarship) entered into suspension following victory in the competition for Trenitalia officials and subsequent service taking. At the end of the suspension, given the good job position obtained and the career prospects, he gave up the continuation of the doctorate.
Dr. Alessandra Toschi won a scholarship for attending the Summer School on Book Illustration in the 16th century which was held at the ENSSIB in Lyon from 2 to 5 July.

Of the 14 PhD students of the 33rd cycle, 13 were admitted to the following year. A PhD student is suspended for compulsory abstention due to maternity at risk, and could not be admitted to the following year since she had a too short period before mandatory withdrawal.
During the year:
- the dott. Davide Pavia won the "Esri Young Scholars" Award 2018, which includes participation in the ESRI Conference in San Diego (California), from 9 to 13 July 2018;
- Dr. Ada D'Agostino won a scholarship to participate in the residential seminar for graduate students of the Sapegno Foundation in Morgex, in September;
- Dr. Matilde Fontanin won the FEIS Student Scholaship for participating in the international FEIS EINFOSE conference held in Pisa in September.

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