Seminar

HORIZON 2020: LE AZIONI MARIE SKŁODOWSKA-CURIE FOCUS SU INNOVATIVE TRAINING NETWORK (ITN)

The seminar on the Marie Sklodowska - Curie Action "Horizon 2020: Le azioni Marie Curie - Focus su Innovative Training Network (ITN)" will be held in SISSA. The seminar will be in Italian.

Deadline registration: 10 October

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Around the streets

New appointment of the series “If I knew how to take a good pic, I would always do it” by Giuseppe Mussardo and Andrea Tomicich.

The event will focus on street photography, where images are capable of capturing a mood or a specific moment that words could not easily describe. It will analyse the work of photographers like Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Doisneau, Brassaï, Vivian Maier, Gianni Berengo Gardin, Lee Friedlander. 

Scientific careers of women and men

A discussion event, organised by the SISSA Committee for the wellbeing (CUG), with Romana Frattini, Ca’ Foscari University, and Paolo Rossi, Pisa University, authors of the "Report on women in Italian Universities" (2012).

Vaccines: fighting prejudices through information

A seminar organized by the Master course in Science Communication “Franco Prattico” will offer the opportunity to discuss a hot topic like vaccine communication. Invited speakers are Prof. Andrea Grignolio from the University La Sapienza-Roma and the journalist Lucia Zambelli. The event will take place at SISSA's Big Meeting Room

STEM and Gender Advancement (SAGA)

A seminar organized by SISSA will present the SAGA initiative, a global UNESCO project that aims to contribute to improving the situation of women and reducing the gender gap in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE: WHEN WORDS COUNT

 How can journalists can accurately report a violent episode avoiding sensationalism, then How can they describe these terrible events while protecting the victim? What are the words to use or to avoid? On Wednesday 5 April, a seminar organized by the SISSA's Master Course in Science Communication “Franco Prattico” and Laboratorio interdisciplinare, will try to answer these questions.

QUANTUM TECHNOLOGIES AND QUANTUM CONTROL

Professor Tommaso Calarco, who leads the Integrated Quantum Science and Technology centre at the Ulm and Stuttgart University in Germany, will talk about quantum technologies and their application in futuristic visions. 

Johannes Kepler, a puzzling modernity

After a brief picture of Kepler’s historical context, Anna Maria Lombardi, a historian of Physics, will focus on his second and third astronomical laws, discovered almost 80 years before the Newton classical physics. Anna Maria Lombardi will retrace the
unorthodox maps that, blended together, guided the scientist in his scientific path.

 

Research trends in science communication

 You are all invited to a public round table on the issue of citizen science, expertise and science communication.
The meeting will be held by Brian Trench (Dublin City University), Yurij Castelfranchi (Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais), Sarah Davies (University of Copenhagen) and Nico Pitrelli (SISSA).

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