Conference on Frontiers in Olfaction

From 24 to 28 July 2017,  ICTP is holding the Conference on Frontiers in Olfaction. 
The call for applications is now open at the Conference web page, following the link "Apply here".

Deadline for submitting applications: 23 April 2017 (For applicants NOT requesting financial support:  1 June 2017).

SISSA: attractive and international

Attractive and international: SISSA is swimming against the tide. As emerged in a recent UNESCO report on trends in higher education worldwide, entitled “Towards 2030”, in Italy foreign doctoral students account for just 11% of the total. SISSA is way ahead, pulling in 34% of its PhD students from abroad. And that’s not all. The new government report on Italian academic research quality (VQR) highlights SISSA’s ability to attract internationally acclaimed researchers from the world’s most renowned universities.

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Graduation Ceremony - Masters in High Performance Computing (MHPC)

Masters MHPC is proud to announce the lecture entitled "Computational Materials Science enters a New Age", hold by Professor Nicola Marzari, from the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL).
The Ceremony will take place at Kastle Lecture Hall, in Adriatico Guesthouse ICTP 

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Brain awareness week 2017

Artificial intelligence, language, time perception, nutrition, vaccines: these are some of the themes that will be covered from the 13th to 18th of March in Trieste - and for the first time also in Gorizia - for Brain Awareness Week. The local initiative is organised by the Interdisciplinary Laboratory of SISSA in Trieste and the BRAIN Centre of the Department of Life Sciences of the University of Trieste, in collaboration with the Science Centre Immaginario Scientifico and the Municipality of Trieste.

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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).

Registration deadline: PLUMED meeting 2017

PLUMED meeting will be held at the Scuola Internazionale di Studi Avanzati (SISSA), Trieste, Italy

More information will appear on this website

Plumed meeting 2017

Plumed meeting will be held at at the Scuola Internazionale di Studi Avanzati, on May 22-27, 2017. 

Deadline for application is March 15. 

For more details follow the link

Run for Telethon

 SISSA will host the first edition of the 6 x ½ hour Telethon relay, a non-competitive fundraising event. All proceeds will be donated to Telethon Foundation. 

Read details: https://www.sissa.it/news/run-telethon

Anvur report

First in physics, first in neurosciences, second in mathematics. The aggregate data issued by ANVUR - the Italian National Agency for the Evaluation of the University and Research Systems – prove beyond doubt SISSA’s absolute prominent role in these research areas within the national panorama.

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The birth of Gravitational Wave

On Tuesday 28 February 2017, Adele La Rana, from University of Rome “La Sapienza”, will give a seminar on the history of gravitational waves studies, focusing on the origin of the first experimental activities in Italy aimed at detecting gravitational radiation. “The Birth of Gravitational Wave. Research in Italy: Insights into a Scientific Frontier Adventure” is one of the “History of science” seminars organized by SISSA Interdisciplinary Laboratory.

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