The second edition of the master is set to start
Students who have just completed the first edition of the Master in High Performance Computing (MHPC) held at SISSA/ICTP last year (and who still have to finish their dissertations) are already starting to work in the field. Now it is time to select candidates for the 2015-2016 academic...read more
A novel method to watch ion channels in action (and much more)
Little is known about how the proteins forming ion channels – the “pores” on the cell membrane - change when they open and close, especially the portion that is “embedded” in the membrane. Scientists at SISSA have invented a method, based on the combined and innovative use of known...read more
A colloquium with Amalia Finzi, aerospace engineer
Amalia Finzi 27 May 2015, 2.30 pm SISSA, “P. Budinich” Main Lecture Hall Rosetta, the European Space Agency (ESA) satellite that is exploring the Churyumov-Gerasimenko comet, has also an Italian heart. Amalia Finzi, one of the most outstanding scientists in Italian research, is Principal...read more
At SISSA, a conference on science journalism with Jonathan Wiener
Jonathan Weiner 22 May, 2015, 2.30 pm SISSA, Room 128 Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for General Non-Fiction in 1995, Jonathan Weiner is a science journalist and science writer. The book that won him the Pulitzer Prize is “The Beak of the Finch”, a clear reference to Charles Darwin. Weiner...read more
SISSA: un corso sull’uso non discriminatorio della lingua
12 e 26 maggio 2015, dalle 9.30 alle 12.30 SISSA, Aula 128/129  Le parole contano, e bisogna esserne coscienti anche per il rispetto delle pari opportunità. Nell’ambito della dichiarazione di intenti per un uso non discriminatorio della lingua italiana sottoscritta pochi mesi fa dai tre...read more
A workshop in honor of professor Tim Shallice
June 29-30, 2015 SISSA, Big Meeting Room, 7th floor Via Bonomea 265, Trieste SISSA will host a workshop entitled “Semantic processing and its disorders” in honor of Prof. Tim Shallice. Alfonso Caramazza, Maria Gorno-Tempini, Alex Martin, Morris Moscovitch, Matthew Lambon-Ralph, David...read more
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L'autismo e le malattie neurodegenerative, come l'Alzheimer e il Parkinson, ma anche le lesioni spinali sono problemi gravi che affliggono molte persone, in Italia e in tutto il mondo. La ricerca scientifica sta facendo grandi passi in avanti nel comprenderne i meccanismi. La scienza può...read more


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24-26 giugno 2015, dalle 9.00 alle 18.00

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They are “strange” materials, insulators on the inside and conductors on the surface. They also have properties that make them excellent candidates for the development of spintronics (”spin-based electronics”) and more in general quantum computing.

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