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The celebrations to mark SISSA’s 40th Anniversary continue with a new edition of SISSA Summer Festival. From 21 June to 5 July, every week, the open-air amphitheatre of the School will entertain with concerts and plays dedicated to the relationship between art and science... Read more
A work led by SISSA and published on Nature Nanotechnology reports for the first time experimentally the phenomenon of ion ‘trapping’ by graphene carpets and its effect on the communication between neurons... Read more
A laser pulse that for a few picoseconds – i.e. one millionth of one millionth of a second- transforms a material into a high-temperature superconductor... Read more
The Ministry for Economic Development - MISE finances with more than 7.5 million euro the project of Triveneto Universities – including SISSA – aimed at setting up the SMACT Competence Centre focused on digital technologies – Social, Mobile, Analytics, Cloud, IoT – and on business... Read more
A new approach to measure quantum entanglement in multiparticle systems. This is the key outcome of a study conducted by SISSA, ICTP and IQOQI-Innsbruck recently published in Nature Physics... Read more
SISSA offers 2 fellowships in the framework of an "Advanced Training Programme" leading to a fast track PhD in connection with the Inter-University Master course in Physics jointly delivered by the Universities of Trieste and Udine ... Read more


Stampacchia Medal to SISSA Professor Guido De Philippis

Guido De Philippis has won the Gold medal “Guido Stampacchia”. The prize awards under 35 scientists who have carried out significant research in the field of Variational Analysis and Applications.

Happy birthday SISSA!

The great adventure which led SISSA to become a prestigious international scientific institution began on 6 March 1978 by Presidential Decree. The numerous awards which it continues to win bear witness to its excellence and to the quality of its research...

SISSA Manifesto on the Role of Women Networks in Research

On its 40th Anniversary SISSA publishes the Manifesto on the Role of Women Networks in Research signed by internationally acclaimed female researchers and delegates of several women networks in science...


Giulio Regeni was a scientist like us. We hope his cruel death may serve to focus our attention on the need to respect human rights.

The Research Hub by Electrolux Professional offers a 3-year scholarship at SISSA for a doctoral student placement in Electrolux Professional’s Global R&D.

Andrea Piccaluga, Professor of Management Innovation and Director of the Institute  of Management at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, will give a seminar entitiled "The valorisation of public research in Italy: numbers, examples, proposals” on 30 May 2018. Prof.

The presentation of Campus Party will take place at SISSA in Room 004 on 31 May from 2 to 3 pm. SISSA is an official partner of Campus Party initiative.


July 5, 2018 - 21:00 to 22:30
“La Conquista delle Felicità – dialogo tra Bertrand Russel e Cassiopea” A show by Trento Spettacoli in SISSA Amphitheater
June 28, 2018 - 21:00 to 22:30
Ariella Reggio in “Il Fuoco del Radio – dialoghi con Madame Curie” A show by La Contrada, Teatro stabile di Trieste, in SISSA Amphitheater
June 21, 2018 - 19:30 to 21:00
“Forma, Metro, Misura - melodie tra canto e scienza” A concert by Sedicetto of PoliEtnico, the choir of the "Politecnico di Torino" in SISSA Amphitheater      
June 15, 2018 - 14:30 to 20:00
A full afternoon of seminars, tours and intercative activities on the sense of taste to celebrate the School's 40th Anniversary with the SISSA personnel, their families...


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