Nicola Nosengo

Science Writer Armenise-Harvard Fellowships available

24 Febbraio 2012 // 0 Commenti

Italian science writers in the beginning of their career willing to apply for the very interesting fellowships jointly offered by the Giovanni Armenise-Harvard foundation and UGIS – warmly recommended by the many swimmers who received it in the past – are invited to fill before March 15th the application form available online. Eligibility criteria are available on the website of the foundation. The announcement on the Armenise Harvard website. In the picture, swimmer Nicola [segue...]

The Earthquake that Risks to Shake Seismology (and the media)

22 Novembre 2011 // 0 Commenti

The following article by Swimmer Nicola Nosengo has just come out in the newsletter of EUSJA. According to “Nature”, the trial that began in the Italian city of L’Aquila on September 20 will be a “watershed case”, one that will force seismologists worldwide to rethink the way they do their job, and the way science is used by policy makers. In the trial, six Italian scientists and one government official who assessed the seismic risk in the Italian region of Abruzzo before  the earthquake of April [segue...]

Quake in L’Aquila: were the experts too reassuring?

26 Settembre 2011 // 1 Commento

This interview of SWIMmer Nicola Nosengo – who wrote about the issue for “Nature” magazine –  to the Canadian radio CBC helps frame the trial that has just begun in L’Aquila against seven members of the Risk Commission, who reassured the population  just a few days before the earthquake struck, killing 309 [segue...]
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