Hochschulwettbewerb 2013


Mendrisio, Switzerland: 18-20 January 2016

Students listening attentively to a speech.
Credit: L'ideatorio USI-Università della Svizzera italiana/Giovanni Pellegri

The Event

The local parliament in Mendrisio took place on 18-20 January 2016. Students will gathered for a three-day meeting held in different venues in the city: The Academy of Architecture for the opening, a school for the expert hearing and Mendirisio City Council for the parliamentary debate.

Topics & Experts

  • The Human Brain
    Prof. of Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology Daniela Parolaro, Università dell’Insubria, Varese, Italy
  • Living and eating healthy - but how?
    Prof. Dr. med. Franco Cavalli, Head of Research, Oncologic Institute of Italian Switzerland, Lugano, Switzerland
  • The changing reproduction of mankind
    Dr.habil. Dr.rer.pol. Francesca Rigotti, Università della Svizzera italiana, Lugano, Switzerland
  • Stem cells – the potential allrounders?
    Prof. of Cellular Biology Angelo Vescovi, Università Milano Bicocca, Milano, Italy
  • Augmented human: optimising the human
    Lic. Phil. Mattia Mengoni, Director of Istituto Miralago (Psycho pedagogical centre) in Brissago, Switzerland. Teacher of disability issues at University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Southern Switzerland (SUPSI), Lugano.

Find out more about the topics of the parliament.

Local Partner

Università della Svizzera italiana
Janos Cont
Via Lambertenghi 10a
CH-6904 Lugano
T +41-58-666 47 16