Social Trends Institute

STI is an independent, non-profit research center that offers institutional and financial support to academics in all fields who seek to make sense of emerging social trends and their effects on human communities.

Experts Meetings

  • Personalized Medicine. A Multidisciplinary Approach to Complexity

    In recent years, the concept of “Personalized Medicine” (PM) has acquired a central place in medical literature. The definition of PM is in itself controversial and widely debated. The connection between “personalization” and genotype is evident, for example: knowledge about the genes of a patient is useful to tailor -sometimes and for some diseases- treatment to the patient’s condition.

    9 months ago
  • Corporate Governance and Ownership with Diverse Shareholders

    Many policy recommendations that emerge from the flourishing literature on corporate governance do not take into account the diversity of company owners and the different goals of heterogeneous shareholders in the 21st century. Many of them assume that dispersed shareholders are the representative form of corporate ownership. This hypothesis is still dominant in most theoretical studies and in many empirical studies.

    11 months ago
  • The Home in the Digital Age

    Technology is dramatically changing our way of living. We must consider how to cope with the new possibilities and new vulnerabilities it introduces into our home lives.

    one year ago