PhD in Science, Cognition, and Technology, University of Bologna (2010-2013).
CIS – Department of Philosophy and Communication
University of Bologna
Via Zamboni 38
Degree in Political Sciences
University of Bologna Year 1994
Master degree in Human resource management and organization
Master degree in Psychology of vocational education
Efeso Bologna Year 1995
University of Padova Year 2000
Methodologies and models of evaluation of scientific research, including analysis of the process leading to the creation of scientific products and criteria for allocation of financial and economic resources.
Thesis research: “Monitoring and evaluation of scientific research: a comparative analysis between Italy and the U.S.”.
Abstract. The aim of my thesis is to analyze the patterns of evaluation of scientific research in Italy and U.S., highlighting the aspects that contribute to the creation and evaluation of a scientific product.
Methodology: quantitative analysis of data about products of scientific research and interviews with relevant actors.
In particular, I intend to show that the realization of a product or a scientific fact is the result of several socio-economic variables (funding, networks of scientific reports referees, links to important journals) involved and that they determine the final result.
In addition, by comparing the evaluation system of scientific research adopted in the two countries examined I intend under studyare to highlight the procedures, criteria, the logic used in Italian university and in Anglo-Saxon system with the objective a view to bring out the strengths and weakness of the two models.
The results of the research will be analyzed in light of a multidisciplinary approach that includes the contribution of the philosophy of science, history of science, psychology, sociology and economics.
AAVV (2007) Pari o dispari- Uno sguardo alle opportunità e alle diversità tra uomini e donne nella comunità ravennate. Provincia di Ravenna
Piazza Stefano (2006) “La diversificazione/segmentazione dei servizi rivolti alle imprese-Le nuove linee di servizio dei Centri per l’impiego della provincia di Ravenna.”, Rivista quadrimestrale, Autonomie locali e servizi sociali, Il Mulino, anno 2006 n.1.
Piazza Stefano (2003) “L’esperienza della Provincia di Ravenna sull’uso del sistema informativo “on-line” per favorire l’incontro tra domanda e offerta di lavoro”, Rivista quadrimestraleEmilia-Romagna Lavoro, anno 2003 n.3.
Piazza Stefano (2000) Mappa Orientativa, delle dinamiche occupazionali. A cura Centro per le Transizioni al Lavoro e nel Lavoro, IDSE istituto di ricerca sulla dinamica dei sistemi economici, Provincia di Forlì-Cesena..
October 2010 – present: PhD student, University of Bologna
December 2007 - September 2010: Management and coordination of administrative and accounting activities related to research projects, Alma Mater Studiorum, University of Bologna, campus of Rimini, Italy
December 2002 November 2007: monitoring and evaluation of the labor market at district level, Province of Ravenna, Italy
January 2000 – March 2003: Coordination of activity vocational guidance, Center for the transition to work and work (CE.TRANS), University of Bologna
Good knowledge written and spoken English and French