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Veronica Padovani is an informal science educator from Modena (Italy). She earned her Ph.D. in “Earth System Sciences: environment resources and cultural heritage” from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia where she also earned her MS in Recovery and Preservation of Archaeological Heritage and BS in Sciences for Cultural Heritage. She has been working in academia and informal education for over 10 years. She has been Adjunct Professor of Lithology and Geology for Architecture (2014-2019) and English for Architecture (2017-2019) at Parma University. She has worked on several scientific exhibitions as a text writer, curator and evaluator, also gaining experience in the accessibility of blind and partially sighted audiences to museum exhibitions. Her focus is on science education (informal, academic, and CLIL – Content and Language Integrated Learning) with particular emphasis on the role that geosciences play in the knowledge and preservation of cultural heritage.

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