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CIVR VQR 2004-2008

Italian version


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CIVR Components

The CIVR components nominated with DPCM 05/09/2003 are:

Prof. Franco Cuccurullo (PRESIDENT)

Prof. Franco Cuccurullo graduated in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Bologna, in 1967. Franco Cuccurullo began his academic career with Prof. Sergio Lenzi at the Medical Clinic of the University of Bologna. In 1980 he moved to Chieti, as Assistant Professor of Medical Pathology at "G. d'Annunzio" University. He became Associate Professor in 1982 and Full Professor of Internal Medicine in 1986. He has been Dean of the School of Medicine and Surgery for 10 years (1987-97). In 1997 he became President of "G. d'Annunzio".
Other tasks:


Prof. Mario Bressan

Prof. Bressan graduated in Chemistry (1966) at the University of Padova. He is full professor in General and Inorganic Chemistry at “G. d'Annunzio” University in Chieti-Pescara since 1994, and previously at the Univarsity of Modena. He has been visiting Scientist at Stanford University (1977-78), at the University of Oxford (1982, 1984 and 1986) and at Lawrence Berkley Laboratory (1991, 1994). He has been president of the Evaluation Nucleus of “G. d'Annunzio” University in Chieti-Pescara (1998-2007) and he coordinates the PhD in Research Evaluation (2001-2009). Currently he directs the “G. d'Annunzio” Higher Education School and is part of Evaluation Nuclei at the Universities of Bologna and Foggia.


Prof. Michele Coccia

Prof. Michele Coccia took a Degree in Humanities at the University of Rome on 12.07.1952, discussing a thesis on "Stylistic Introduction to Chronology of Seneca Dialogues” (with Professor Ettore Paratore). He has been teaching since 01.08.1953: temporary teacher of classical literature at High School, then temporary teacher of humanities at the “Pilo Alberelli” High School (previously “Umberto I”) in Rome (1953-1958). Then he taught at High Schools in Orvieto, Tivoli, Rome (“Virgilio”). Later he became Assistant of Latin Literature at the School of Humanities at the University of Rome. He taught Latin Literature at the School of Magisterium at the University of Lecce (1963-1968) and since 1968 at the School of Humanities at the University of Rome. He became full professor, and since 1981 he has been teaching at the School of Humanities at the University “La Sapienza” in Rome. He has studied mainly Latin authors of the first century A.D. and particularly the authors of the Neronian age. He is president of the Roman Delegation “V. Tandoi” of the Italian Association of Classical culture. He is member of the National Institute of Roman Studies, of the Bellini Studies Center, of the National Center of Cicerone Studies, of the Society of the Arcadia Academy, of the Center of Properziani Studies, of the International Society of Neronian Studies, of the Roman Society of Storia Patria. He is fellow of the Collegium Cultorum Martyrum, and member of the Toponomastic Commission of the Municipality of Rome and of the Group of Romanists.

Prof. Enrico Garaci

Prof. Enrico Garaci is full professor of Microbiology at the University of Rome "Tor Vergata". He was President of the University of Rome "Tor Vergata" for four consecutive terms. He contributed to the birth and growth of the University, at first as member of the Organizing Committee of the School of Medicine and then as vice-President. Prof. Garaci is scientifically involved with interactions between microorganisms and host, as well as natural and acquired immune defence mechanisms against tumors, microorganisms and viruses. As President of the National Committee for Biological and Medical Sciences of the National Research Council (CNR), he has promoted and encouraged the development of biomedical research in Italy. From 1993 to 1997, as President of the National Research Council, he actively operated in enhancing research capabilities of the National Scientific Community, so allowing it to acquire an important position in the international scientific context. He has been president of the CIVR from 1999 until July 2001. Since 2001 he is president of the Superior Institute of Health (ISS).

Prof. Fiorella Kostoris Padoa Schioppa

Prof. Fiorella Kostoris Padoa Schioppa is full professor of Political Economics at the School of Economics at "La Sapienza" University in Rome. She took a Degree in Economics at the Bocconi University in Milano and took a Masters Degree in Science in Economics at the Graduate School of Economics of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, at Cambridge MA. has been president of the Institute of Economic Studies and Analyses (ISAE) from 1999 to 2003; member of the Committee of Coordination of Presidents of the Italian Research Bodies from 1999 to 2003; member of the General Council of the Aspen Institute Italy from 1994 to 2003. She covers important roles, such as: Professor at the College of Europe in Bruges (2001-2002) and she is Research Fellow in the Public Policy Programme of the CEPR - Centre for Economic Policy Research in London (since 1989) She is currently member of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung "Brussel's Initiative" (since 1998), member of the CAE - Conseil d'Analyse Economique (since 1999), member of Eurogroup of 50 (since 1999), member of the Consultative Council of the CEPS - Centre for European Policy Studies (since 2000), member of the Global Aging Committee of the CSIS - Center for Strategic & International Studies (since 2000), member of the Consultative Committee of the CER - Centre for European Reform (since 2001) and member of the Executive Committee of the IEA - International Economic Association (since 2002). Since May 2003 she is part of the Technical Secretariat for Research Programming of the Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR).

Prof. Carlo Rizzuto

Prof. Carlo Rizzuto is professor at the School of Engineering at the University of Genova. He is president of Sincrotrone Society in Trieste. He is also president of two small societies operating to start public-private connections (particularly between universities and industries) through upgrading of intellectual properties and to support, with risk capital, activation of new enterprises from research. He has taught and researched at the National Research Council and at McGill University (Montreal), Imperial College (London), and at Santiago in Chile, Losanna and Zagreb. He has been scientifically involved with basic and applied research on magnetism, superconductivity, and with science and technology of materials, with the development in cryogenic engineering. He was founder and director of the Consortium for Physics of Matter. He has participated in activities involving Science Policy and Evaluation of European Advisory Committees (CODEST and ESTA) and in CNST, and the CUN and the CNR.

Prof. Renato Ugo

Prof. Renato Ugo is full professor of Inorganic Chemistry at the University of Milano. He graduated in Industrial Chemistry at the University of Milano where he has also been professor of General and Inorganic Chemistry (1966) and full professor of Analytical Chemistry (1973).  He has been member of the Executive Committee of Montedison (1982-1988), member of the Scientific Committee of the ENI (1991 - 1993). He is president of the Institute of Research and Education on Special Material for Advanced Technologies (ISRIM) in Terni from 1989 to 1993. He is National Fellow of the Accademia dei Lincei. He is currently member of the CTS (Technical Scientific Committee), of the CNST (National Committee of Scienceand Technology) of the MIUR, and of the Scientific Committee of the SNIA and of the Scientific Committee of the Tronchetti-Provera Foundation. Since 1984 he has been member of the Executive Council of the Federchimica. He is currently Vice President of the Assobiotec (Industrial Association of the Federchimica), of which he has been President (1986-1994). Since 1984 he has been President of the AIRI (Industrial Research Italian Association) and of ChemTech, which is a consultancy firm in the field of technology and of society strategies linked with innovation.



Dr. Emanuala Reale (CIVR Expert)

Dr. Emanuela Reale is a political scientist and senior researcher at the CERIS CNR. For many years, she has cooperated in international and European projects. In the CERIS, Dr. Reale is Head of the projects involving research themes such as: institutions and policies for the public sector of research, and particularly higher education (Projects TRUE ESF-EUROCORE, PREST-ENCE ANR, France), research evaluation (PRIN 2008) and indicators (JOREP, EC ViiFP). She cooperates as an Expert with the International Advisory Board of European Projects, the ESF MO Forum on Indicators for the Evaluation of the Internationalisation of the Public research organisations. She is member of the executive board of the Italian Evaluation Association, member of the executive board of the European Network of Indicators Producers (ENID; www.enid-europe.org) and member of the executive board of the European STI Indicators Conference Series.

CIVR - Committee for Evaluation of Research
VQR - Five-year research evalutation (VQR) - 2004-2008 exercise