Research projects

Projects funded with external grants

The democratic principle in the formation and implementation of the international and European economy.
PRIN 2010-2011
Research groups involved: Unitelma Sapienza (coordinator); University of Trieste; University of Rome "Tor Vergata"; LUM "Jean Monnet"; University of Genoa; University of Rome "La Sapienza"; University of Macerata; LUISS "Guido Carli".

Bridging the gap between public opinion and European leadership: Engaging in dialogue on the future path of Europe (EUENGAGE).
Horizon 2020
Research groups involved: University of Siena (coordinator); Free University of Amsterdam, London School of Economics and Political Science, University of Mannheim, TNS Opinion, Fundatia MRG - Median Research Centre; Unitelma Sapienza.

Food Waste Valorization for Sustainable Chemicals, Materials and Fuels (EUBis).
COST Action TD1203
Research network which brings together more than 100 scholars from different countries and some industrial partners. Unitelma Wisdom is part of the network with various coordination roles.

The Mediterranean Diet (MEDDIET)
Funded as a result of public call of the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry.
The project promotes, in view of Expo 2015, and through a multilingual portal created thanks to the expertise of Unitelma Sapienza, the recognition of the Mediterranean diet as Intangible Cultural Heritage of UNESCO.

Unitelma Sapienza Faculty participates either as members as a single Unit or as part of Research Groups, in various other external projects, both at a national and international level, among which we highlight in particular projects PRIN and the Seventh Framework Program.

Projects funded by Unitelma Sapienza

The deterritorialization of European and international law and the protection of human rights
Research group: Carta Mario (Principal Investigator)
National and international collaborations: University of Rome "La Sapienza"; University of Roma Tre; University of Milan "The State"; University of Molise;
CNR-Institute for Legal Studies on the International Community (ISGI); University of Valencia; University of Montréal

Quantitative Methods for conformance checking process
Research Group: Marta Cimitile (principal investigator); Rosella Castellano; Azzurra Rinaldi; Pasquale Sarnacchiaro.
National and international collaborations: Nottingham Trent University, University of Macerata, University of Tartu-Estonia, University of Sannio, Fondazione Bruno Kessler -Trento.

The construction of the political agenda in Southern Europe in times of crisis
Research group: Nicolò Conti (Principal Investigator); Maria Grazia Galantino; Barbara Sena.
International collaborations: University of Nottingham; Universidade Nova de Lisboa; University of Cyprus; Universidad de Almería; University of York.

A recommended system for Moodle learning management system and the WikiLOR learning object repository
Research group: Damiano Distante (Principal Investigator); Azzurra Rinaldi; Pasquale Sarnacchiaro; Fabiana Sciarelli.
National and international collaborations: Tampere University of Technology, Finland; LIFIA - University of La Plata, Argentina; University of Sannio.

The network as an opportunity for boosting innovation and competitiveness of businesses: legal and economic aspects of the introduction of the "network contract".
Research group: Valerio Maio (Principal Investigator); Giulio Maggiore; Katrin Martucci; Gabriella Mazzei; Gaetano E. Napoli; Marco Sepe.
National and international collaborations: University of Sannio; Luiss University of Rome; Universität Siegen; ACQR - Sector Enterprise networks; Chinese Academy of Social Sciences.

Guarantees, immunity, and legality. Internal and supranational profiles
Research group: Chiara Meoli (Principal Investigator); Roberta Aprati; Roberta Calvano; Nicola Napoletano.
Collaborations National University "Roma Tre"; Sapienza University of Rome; University of Milano-Bicocca.

Towards a bio-based economy: understanding the sources of change for social and technical transitions
Research group: Piergiuseppe Morone (Principal Investigator); Rosella Castellano; Annalisa Ferrari.
National and international collaborations: University of Graz; University of Rome "La Sapienza"; Politecnico di Bari; CNR - Bari; SEI Oxford - Stockholm Environment Institute, UK.

Crisis management in Eastern Europe, Africa and Middle East in the relations between the UN and regional organizations. The trend towards regionalism: comparison of intervention models.
Research Group: Nicola Napoletano (Principal Investigator); Roberta Calvano; Giulia D'Agnoce; Fabio Saponaro.
National and international collaborations: University of Naples "L'Orientale", Catholic Università del Sacro Cuore (Milan); University of Macerata, University of Teramo; Second University of Naples; University of Macerata; University of Rome "La Sapienza"; University of Perugia; University of Palermo; University of Turin; LUISS "Guido Carli"; University of Luxembourg.

The State and the Individual. Public decision-making, transparency and private interests
Research group: Pier Luigi Petrillo (Principal Investigator); Maria Teresa Napoli; Franco Sciarretta; Vincenzo Mongillo; Sara Sergio; Chiara Meoli.
National and international collaborations: Sapienza University of Rome; Scuola Normale Superiore of Pisa; University of Naples Federico II; University of Molise; Second University of Naples; University Suor Orsola Benincasa; University of Salerno; New York University; University of Buenos Aires; Alberta Law School, Canada; PUC University of Sao Paulo.

A statistical model for latent constructs for analysis of corporate social responsibility
Research group: Pasquale Sarnacchiaro (Principal Investigator); Damiano Distante; Marta Cimitile; Carmela Gulluscio.
National and international collaborations: Parthenope University; Academic of Economic Studies, Bucharest; Association tributaristi - LAPET.

From dependency to self-development: the search for an implosive development model for disadvantaged areas of the world. Case Study Terre des Hommes Coreper Tamil Nadu, India
Research Group: Fabiana Sciarelli (Principal Investigator); Rosella Castellano; Damiano Distante; Annalisa Ferrari; Carmela Gulluscio; Azzurra Rinaldi; Pasquale Sarnacchiaro.
International collaborations: PSG Institute of Management, University Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu- India; VIT Business School, VIT University, Vellore, Tamil Nadu - India; College of Development Studies, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia; Department of Economics, College of Business and Economics, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia.