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Where does radon accumulate? A new study tells


Nicola Salvati and colleagues, just published a paper on how to measure indoor radon concentration.  The article is published in Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment  Analysing radon accumulation in the home by flexible M-quantile mixed effect regression Radon is …

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Green cities and social media: Interesting insights from a new study


Stakeholder engagement in green place branding: A focus on user‐generated content by Diletta Acuti and co-authors from the University of Florence, published in Corporate Social Responsibility and Environmental Management Abstract The purpose of this research is to investigate how the green image …


New grant by the Fondazione Finanza Etica!


Well done! A team of 4 (Elisa Giuliani, Federica Nieri, Davide Fiaschi and Nicola Salvati) have just won a grant by the Fondazione Finanza Etica. The grant funds research that will allow to track banks’ human rights adverse impacts and …


Regional Development in a Disastrous World


2019 RSA Annual Conference Special Sessions 2019 Annual Conference Special Sessions – Pushing Regions beyond their Borders Call for Abstracts for the forthcoming RSA Annual Conference in Santiago de Compostela (June 5, 2019 – June 7, 2019) Deadline for submissions: …

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Legitimacy struggles in palm oil controversies


Matteo Corciolani and co-authors have recently published research work on Palm Oil controversies: Legitimacy struggles in palm oil controversies: An institutional perspective Abstract Palm oil is an ingredient largely used in the food, energy and cosmetics industries. However, it is subject …


Advancing human rights in business education


Second annual meeting of business schools that support human rights teaching and research On November 28, 2018 representatives of 25 business schools from Europe, South Asia, the Middle East, Asia and North America met for the second time in Geneva …


Regional Studies Association – MERSA Grant


Elisa Giuliani was awarded the 2018 Regional Studies Association MERSA Grant for the following project: Rethinking regional development agendas: Human rights and economic growth into perspective Business-related human rights (BHR) infringements are site-specific violations of universal human rights caused by companies as …