CHEMICAL PASSION – Workshop “Society – Didactics, cultural heritage, forensic chemistry” – Thursday 3rd May

Thursday, May 3 at 2:00 pm, at the Avogadro Hall of the Turin Department of Chemistry, the workshop entitled “Society – Didactics, cultural heritage, forensic chemistry” is scheduled during which the researchers of the Department will recount their research experiences and will show how advanced chemical technologies are today indispensable to find solutions to complex challenges in the field of art up to crime scenes.

The event is part of the broader initiative promoted by the Department of Chemistry entitled “Chemistry, Periodic Passion“, articulated in 6 thematic workshops that will take place on the first Thursday of the month from May to December 2018.

Schedule of the day

14:00 Presentation of the initiative – Cristina Prandi – Deputy Director of Research

14:10 Presentation of the Department – Marco Vincenti – Director

14.30 “Every crime perpetrated leaves traces of a chemical nature: the Department’s commitment in the forensic sciences” – Marco Vincenti

14:50 “The scenary in Chemistry Research carried out at the Department of Chemistry @ UniTO” – Giuseppina Cerrato, Elena Ghibaudi

15:10 “A scientific look on ancient materials obtained through fire: metals, glass, ceramics” – Paola Rizzi, Francesca Turco

15:30 Coffee break

16:00 “… you will see all the colors!” – Patrizia Davit

16:20 “from wood to photography …” – Eliano Diana

16:40 “Polymers in contemporary art, in the conservation and restoration of the artistic heritage: a 360° presence” – Dominique Scalarone

17:00 Intervention by Simonetta Castronovo, Conservator – Palazzo Madama, Civic Museum of Ancient Art, Turin

17:15 Presentation of the poster session – Angelo Agostino

17:30 Aperitif and networking.


Participation in the event is free, but limited to the first 50 registrations made using the following form


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