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LUMSA finances research within projects of relevant scientific interest responding to the strategic scientific areas of the University.

Department of Law, Economics, Politics and Modern languages (Rome)

  • The application of the Shari'a in resolving disputes between Muslims in the West (Coordinator Prof. Angelo Rinella)
  • Relations, behavior, cooperation in finance, in the real economy, in society (Coordinator Prof. Giovanni Ferri)
  • The micro story: a bridge between past and future (Coordinator Prof. Manuela Aviva Garribba)
  • COVID 19: justice and the question of the distribution of scarce health resources (Coordinator Prof. Laura Palazzani)
  • Fragility, adaptation, neoteny: social work prospects at the time of the coronavirus (Coordinator Prof. Folco Cimagalli)
  • The social impact of sharing economy. Food recovery models (Coordinator Prof. Laura Michelini)
  • A political laboratory: Rome, the Holy See and Italy (1943-1944) (Coordinator Prof. Andrea Ciampani)
  • Artificial intelligence and doctor / patient relationship between ethics and law (Coordinator Prof. Laura Palazzani)
  • Giuseppe Dalla Torre's contribution to canonical and ecclesiastical science (Coordinator Prof. Paola Cavana)

Department of Law (Palermo)

  • Effectiveness of judicial protection and civil relations (Coordinator Prof. Giampaolo Frezza)
  • The constitutional right to appeal to the Supreme Court and the limitations to the appeal of the plea bargaining sentence (Coordinator Prof.Antonino Pulvirenti)
  • Participatory social impact assessment (V.I.S.PA). For a civil and maieutic method (Coordinator Prof. Giuseppe Notarstefano)
  • The forms of the relationship organize the forms of thought. Causative interactions of dynamic-clinical and socio-economic psychology in the (re) generation of the social and self individual (Coordinator Prof. Giuseppe Mannino)
  • The social impact of business activity between evaluation and reporting. An approach (Coordinator Prof. Sergio Paternostro)
  • The legal status of the foreigner in the Italian-European legal system (Coordinator Prof. Gabriele Carapezza Figlia)
  • The techno-human condition in an era of transformations (Coordinator Prof. Calogero Caltagirone)
  • Strategy for a sustainable and responsible world (Coordinatore Prof. Anna Minà)
  • The rule of law: profiles of domestic, international and European Union law (Coordinator Prof. Marco Evola)
  • Societas delinquere potest. Implementation of model 231 (Coordinator Prof. Angelo Mangione)
  • The effects of the obligation to draft the non-financial declaration on reporting practices and social responsibility initiatives of Italian companies (Coordinator Prof. Sergio Paternostro)

Department of  Social Sciences - Communication, Education and Psychology (Rome)

  • Memory contagion: effect of social sharing in the modulation of memories (Coordinator Prof. Marco Costanzi)
  • Smartphone Addiction, family functioning, and value structure in a group of young adults: what relationship? (Coordinator Prof. Marco Cacioppo)
  • Humanities: languages, cultures, philosophies, societies (Coordinator Prof. Stefano Biancu)
  • Minority textuality in the last centuries of the Middle Ages (Coordinator Prof. Marco Bartoli)
  • Protagonism and consciousness of the female in the new millennium. The narrative of gender-based violence in a time without utopias (Coordinator Prof. Consuelo Corradi)
  • Emotional regulation, motivation, ethical leadership and teamwork: what implications for teachers' well-being at school? (Coordinator Prof. Simona De Stasio)
  • Youth languages: hate speech and hate words (Coordinator Prof. Donatella Pacelli)
  • "Skills that generate early childhood skills". The school-family alliance in shared paths of promotion of basic skills in the development of children from 0 to 6 years (Coordinator Prof. Nicoletta Rosati)
  • Effects of regenerative environments in the treatment of traumatic memories: an experimental approach in the research paradigm of CeReBRO (Coordinator Prof. Massimiliano Scopelliti)
  • The Montessori Atlas: construction of a dictionary and photographic repertoire functional to a historical-pedagogical reconsideration of the relevance of the pedagogy of Maria Montessori (Coordinator Prof. Paola Trabalzini)
  • Parafoveal processing during reading: The influence of semantics components (Coordinatore Prof. Lisa Arduino)
  • Critical success factors for the innovation of the business model of agri-food SMEs in Lazio (Coordinator Prof. Costanza Nosi)
  • The dimensions of well-being at school: ecological and individual risk and protection factors (Coordinator Prof. Simona De Stasio)
  • Innovations in public service: building strategies through Stakeholders Engagement (Coordinator Prof. Alessandro Giosi)
  • Books for children online between school and civic activism (Coordinator Prof. Vincenzo Schirripa) 
  • The relationship between brain connectivity and personality traits in the different stages of Alzheimer's disease: personality and cognitive reserve as protective factors or predictors of frailty (Coordinator Prof. Silvia Primativo)
  • The digital text in literature teaching: resources, recent scientific acquisitions, e-learning (Coordinator Prof. Caterina Verbaro)
  • Gamification for education: impact assessment models of digital applications on the knowledge and behavior of primary school children (Coordinator Prof. Paula Benevene)
  • The role of compassion at work in helping professions (Coordinator Prof. Caterina Fiorilli)
  • Parenting in the life cycle: aspects of risk and protection (Coordinator Prof. Simona De Stasio)
  • Video - based training strategies and teacher training. Effects on observation skills, sense of effectiveness, perception of training activities (Coordinator Prof. Maurizio Gentile)
  • Montessori places and biographies. Montessori geographies and magisterium after World War II in Italy and Europe (Coordinator Prof. Paola Trabalzini)
  • Subjective experience and personal experience of adolescents and young adults (Coordinator Prof. Lucia Sideli)
  • Dual teaching and extended classroom: what challenges and opportunities for Faculty Development? (Coordinator Prof. Maria Cinque)

More information in Italian is available for some of the research groups listed above.