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Università della Svizzera italiana

Willingness to vaccinate against Covid-19 : a qualitative study involving older adults from Southern Switzerland

Fadda, Marta ; Suggs, L. Suzanne ; Albanese, Emiliano

In: Vaccine: X, 2021, vol. 8, p. 7

Background: The Covid-19 pandemic is causing unprecedented disruption and suffering to people across the globe, with a disproportionate toll on the elderly. The development and equitable distribution of a vaccine seems to be the most promising and sustainable route ahead. The goal of this study was to explore older adults’ attitudes towards and beliefs regarding the Covid-19 vaccination in...

Università della Svizzera italiana

Lima, la moderna : migrazioni europee e sviluppo dell’architettura peruviana del XX secolo (1937-1969) : gli edifici multipiano come patrimonio architettonico

Atoche Intili, Javier ; Marandola, Marzia (Dir.) ; Grignolo, Roberta (Codir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2021 ; 2021ARC004.

This research studies the migration of Europeans to Lima between the 1930s and the late 1960s and analyses their influence on the evolution of architecture and urbanism in the Peruvian capital. The so-called Ciudad de los Reyes was the main administrative centre of the South American territories dominated by the Spanish Crown between the 16th and 19th centuries. The participation of Europeans...

Haute Ecole de Gestion & Tourisme

An Optimization Exploration of the Usage of Pinterest, to Increase Switzerland’s Awareness as a Destination, Before and During a Self-Managed Trip

Sahli, Carole ; Varini, Kate (Dir.)

Mémoire de bachelor : Haute Ecole de Gestion & Tourisme, 2020.

Visual content communities such as Pinterest perform well for destination marketing, especially as users are reached along the entire customer journey. This study investigates Pinterest’s optimization possibilities in raising awareness of the destination Switzerland before and during a self-managed leisure trip.

Université de Fribourg

Administration fédérale et représentation des communautés linguistiques : Analyse des processus et stratégies de recrutement du personnel : Executive Summary = Bundesverwaltung und Vertretung der Sprachgemeinschaften: Analyse der Personalrekrutierungsprozesse und -strategien

Coray, Renata ; Kobelt, Emilienne ; Zwicky, Roman ; Duchêne, Alexandre ; Kübler, Daniel

In Switzerland’s political dialogue, an adequate representation of Swiss language communities in the Federal Administration is considered to be a vital expression of multilingualism in Switzerland. Diverse legal bases and directives have been created and issued in the interest of reaching this goal. Nonetheless, questions concerning implementation and effectiveness of these measures remain open...

Université de Fribourg

Evolution of a Field : Swiss Media and Communication Studies

Probst, Carole ; Buhmann, Alexander ; Ingenhoff, Diana ; Lepori, Benedetto

In: Studies in Communication Sciences, 2019, vol. 19, no. 1, p. 7-23

In this paper, we present the evolution of Swiss Media and Communication Studies over the last decade by summarizing the main results from a project funded by the Swiss University Conference (2008–2017). We give an overall picture of the growth in the field (in terms of student numbers, resources and activities), look at diversity in terms of topics (two clusters are identified and ...