The Ministry of Universities and Research, as part of the implementation of the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP), Mission 4 "Education and Research" - Component 2 "From research to business", Investment 1. 2 " Funding of projects presented by young researchers" and NextGenerationEU programs, financed the research projects of 5 young researchers, affiliated to the University of Genoa, who recently won or participated, obtaining the Seal of Excellence certification, in Marie Skłodowska- Curie Individual Fellowships or Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships within the Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe Framework Programmes.
Andrea Lira-Loarca is the principal investigator of “Enhanced Assessment of Future Coastal Multi-Hazards and Compound Risks in the Mediterranean Sea (FOCUSMed)”, a project to be carried out at the MeteOcean research group of the Department of Chemica l, Civil and Environmental Engineering – DICCA. FOCUSMed aims to understand and assess the impacts and risks of changes in coastal water levels in the Mediterranean Sea using advanced modeling and analysis techniques. The aim is to create projections of extreme events for future scenarios and devise strategies for risk management, in line with the UN Sustainable Development Goals and the Ocean Decade.