Announcements

Research Funding For Young SISSA Scientists

We are pleased to announce a competition for the funding of research projects coordinated by scientists who are holders of research fellowships ("assegni di ricerca"), even if not awarded by SISSA, and who carry out their activity at SISSA.

The following conditions must be met:

1. the termination date of the said fellowship (including possible renewals) is after at least 12 months from 01/10/2012,

2. no more than 10 years have passed since the applicant obtained his/her PhD degree, or equivalent, at the deadline for applying.


Marzotto Prize

The aim of the Gaetano Marzotto Prize is to pinpoint and back the development of new entrepreneurial ideas that can give an answer to the criteria of economic and financial sustainability and, at the same time, generate important and measurable social benefits for the Italian territory.

The competition is open to individuals, project teams, start-up firms, and already established companies. The participants must aim to develop their business ideas into actual undertakings.

Mechanics of soft materials and tissues: modeling, simulation and experiments

Monday, 7 May, 2012 to Wednesday, 9 May, 2012 / Meeting Room VII Floor

The focus of the workshop is to connect people with a background spanning from Physics of Soft Tissues, Continuum Mechanics and Applied Mathematics. 

The workshop is supported by the projects MathLCEs and BrainIFEM, and will cover three specific applications in the areas of biological tissues in pathological conditions, and synthetic tissues:

Statistical and Biological seminar

"Native Description of Visual Absorption: A Challenge for First Principles Calculations"
Fri May 18, 2012 @ 11.00 a.m.
Dott. Omar Vallson (University of Twente, Netherland)

SISSA – first floor – room 132

Essential metals in brain development and neurodegeneration

21-22 May 2012

We are honored to inform you about the International Workshop on Essential metals in brain development and neurodegeneration that will be held on May 21-22 2012 in Trieste (Italy). The Workshop aims at gathering together researchers with different backgrounds, who are interested in the role of essential metals in brain development and neurodegeneration. Speakers are encouraged to address important open problems, stimulate discussion and interaction among participants.

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