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SISSA will take part in the second edition of Campus Party bringing more than a forty-year tradition in basic research in physics, mathematics and neuroscience. During the five-days event aimed at rewriting "together the Italian source code", the School... Read more
On 17 July 2018 the results relating to the final analyses on the data from the Planck satellite was published. SISSA scientists have had an important role in the research... Read more
Ready for the fifth edition, the Master in High Performance Computing is an innovative specialization program that prepares students for exciting careers... Read more
A new study by SISSA brings a new twist to the problem and suggests that the DNA propensity to be supercoiled, just like telephone cords, can come to the rescue.  These coils can keep DNA knots locked... Read more
A sophisticated atomic-level computer simulation has allowed researchers from SISSA and the National Research Centre (CNR-IOM - Institute for Materials Manufacturing) to shed light, for the first time, on the function of an important biological system called spliceosome, which works as a Read more
The ICTP Prize has been awarded to Emilio Kropff, a neuroscientist from Argentina. The Prize recognizes Kropff’s outstanding contributions to neurosciences... Read more


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...

SISSA Colloquia

As part of the celebration of the School’s 40th anniversary, SISSA is planning this year a series of Colloquia with outstanding scientists. These events are intended as a moment of interdisciplinary exchange and a way to reaffirm the sense of belonging to the community...


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.

On Thursday 5 July 5 2018, the SIAM SISSA Colloquia 2018 will take place at SISSA room 128, starting from 5 pm.

The Soroptimist Club of Trieste offers a grant of 6000 euros to a female student wishing to follow a STEM course at University of Trieste in the 2018- 2019 Academic Year.

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.


September 13, 2018 - 11:00 to 12:00
A talk by Itamar Procaccia of the Weizmann Institute of Science on the mechanical failure of amorphous media, a ubiquitous phenomenon from material engineering to...
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      

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