Projects

Ongoing Projects

Political and Social Analysis Laboratory (LAPS)

  • Project REScEU, Reconciling Economic and Social Europe ERC grant n. 340534
  • Elite survey on the EU integration process in 10 EU countries, Project EUENGAGE: grant agreement no. 649281
  • Survey “Towards the Referendum: Italians and the Constitution”

 

Laboratory – "Alberto M. Cirese" Audiovisual Archive

  • Reorganisation and updating of the topographic catalogue

 

Laboratory for Economic Historical Territorial Data (LADEST)

  • National Observatory of Italian Municipalities on Twitter COST CA25212

 

Experimental Economics Laboratory (LabSi)

  • Project "Informing public policy using insights from behavioural economics: an application to charitable giving"
  • Project "The Effect of Social Exposure and Virtual Reality in Prosocial Behaviour"

 

Interaction Design Laboratory - MindLab

  • Project Axiom FILME
  • Project Aidilab-UDOO
  • Project MPS Security

 

Laboratory for Experimental Linguistics and Syntactic Cartography (CISCL)

  • ERC 2013 “SynCart: Syntactic Cartography and Locality in Adult Grammar and Language Acquisition”

 

Laboratory for Designing Work Environments

  • Project “The silent book. Narrating yourself: inventing a story through images”
  • Research project on the cognitive and emotional aspects that come into play in the perception of vaccination campaigns

 

Laboratory of Robotics and Learning Technologies

  • TD COST Action TD1309 – LUDI Play for Children with Disabilities http://ludi-network.eu/ Coordinator: University of Valle d’Aosta (I) Duration: 19/05/2014 - 18/05/2018 - MIUR – Agreements - Law 113/91 D.D. 2216/Ric/01-07-2014 T4, ACPR14T4_00157-2
  • Science schools, museums, cities and businesses: a national network to promote technical and scientific culture through the didactic use of robots. Coordinator: Sant’Anna School
  • RAAK scheme managed by the Foundation Innovation Alliance with funding from the ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW), The Netherlands. Title: Social Robot in Care

 

Experimental Psychology Laboratory

  • Project “Prejudice, virtual social interactions and physical characteristics. Emotions, discrimination and Social Network"
  • Project "S.P.Acca – Stress and the Perception of Unethical Behaviours in the Academic Setting"

 

MultiMedia Communication Laboratory (MCL)

  • Territorial data processing – Estra SpA
Funded Projects in 2013-2015

Political and Social Analysis Laboratory (LAPS)

  • Project Crossroads for Culture: Enhancing EU Member states transnational and International cooperation
  • Assessment survey of students from secondary schools visiting the DISPOC for “Open University”
  • Water and gas survey in the Province of Massa Carrara
  • Participatory project “A future for Siena”
  • Local survey on multiculturalism and integration in the Province of Arezzo
  • Local panel survey on political preferences in the Municipality of Anzio
  • National survey on foreign politics
  • CAPI survey on the interests and political behaviour of European citizens from eastern European countries in the Province of Prato and in the Municipalities of Valdelsa – Siena
  • Survey on intergenerational relations in “rainbow” families
  • Online survey on EU-China relations
  • TRANSWORLD: Redefining the transatlantic relationship and its role in shaping global governance Grant agreement no: 290454

 

"Ars Videndi" Laboratory of Visual Anthropology

  • Migration, family ties and religious affiliation: interrelations, negotiations and boundaries PRIN 2012

 

Laboratory – "Alberto M. Cirese" Audiovisual Archive

  • GRAFO - in collaboration with DSFUCI and the Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa

 

Laboratory for Economic Historical Territorial Data (LADEST)

  • COST IC1203 "ENERGIC", European Network Exploring Research into Geospatial Information Crowdsourcing: software and methodologies for harnessing geographic information from the crowd
  • Project OVERSHOOT – Province of Siena
  • National Observatory of Municipalities on Twitter - Twitter Italia and ANCI

 

Experimental Economics Laboratory (LabSi)

  • Project ALBO PAR Fas Region of Tuscany

 

Interaction Design Laboratory - MindLab

  • Softec Agreement
  • CTS SECO Agreement
  • Project Aidilab-Sillaby

 

Laboratory for Experimental Linguistics and Syntactic Cartography (CISCL)

  • Project FIRB 2009 “Fundamental research on language for the Italian language: documentation, monolingual, bilingual and L2 acquisition, and developing multimedia products”
  • “Theory, experimentation, applications: long-distance dependencies in forms of linguistic diversity” PRIN 2012

 

Laboratory for Designing Work Environments

  • Research activity on the role of the multitasking variable in the process of attributing mental states to technological tools
  • Project “Rare illnesses and communication”. Cognitive and emotional aspects of communication on the websites of Associations of patients with rare illnesses. Explorative studies on sensory communication in children affected by Rett Syndrome
  • Research on E-learning and traditional learning environments: the relationship between emotion and cognition
  • Project i-Tunes U Unisi

 

Laboratory of Robotics and Learning Technologies

  • FP7-ICT-2011-7 287624: Accompany - Acceptable robotiCs COMPanions for AgeiNg Years http://cordis.europa.eu/project/rcn/100743_it.html Duration: 2011-10-01 - 2014-09-30 Coordinator: University of Hearthfordshire (UK)
  • Project “Save playing”: feasibility study for the creation of a mannequin sensorised for re-training in cases of cardiac arrest

 

Experimental Psychology Laboratory

  • Stress and unethical behaviour in the research activity of temporary university staff

 

MultiMedia Communication Laboratory (MCL)

  • MyTuscanyExperience R&S Regione Toscana, Triaca R&S Regione Toscana
  • Communication Plans for the Enoteca Italiana, Terre di Siena, Province of Siena