Università degli Studi di Scienze Gastronomiche
Piazza Vittorio Emanuele, 9
fraz. Pollenzo – 12042 Bra (Cn)
Chiara Flora Bassignana graduated in 2017 in Biodiversity Conservation at the University of Turin, with a thesis on butterfly habitat restoration carried out at the University of Wageningen, The Netherlands.
In 2018 she joined the PhD Program in Ecogastronomy, Education and Society at the University of Gastronomic Sciences of Pollenzo, carrying out interdisciplinary research in agroecology investigating the emerging trajectories of agriculture and related food practices in the Western Italian Alps.
In the autumn of 2021 she spent a period of academic residency at the Schumacher College in Devon, UK, under the supervision of Nathan Einbinder.
Her research interests revolve around agroecology, biocultural diversity especially of mountainous areas, new ruralisms and food commons.
Since April 2022 she works as researcher on the project RADIANT – Realising Dynamic Value Chains for Underutilised Crops – in the group of Agroecology of Paola Migliorini, at the University of Gastronomic Sciences of Pollenzo..
MAIN INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREA IN UNISG
SPECIFIC RESEARCH TOPICS
- Biocultural diversity of mountainous areas
- New ruralisms
UNISG RESEARCH PROJECTS