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The European Researchers Night returns to Trieste again this year, for the first time in one of the most magnificent places in the city: Porto Vecchio... Read more
After a short introduction on the state-of-the-art of digital quantum computing from a hardware and software perspective, Ivano Tavernelli, from IBM Research, will present applications in many-body and high energy physics... Read more
Facing an undeniable progress in human well-being, but also major global problems, science questions its potential but also its ethical limits. This issue will be at the core at Trieste Next 2022, the local Science Festival that will take place from 22 to 24 September... Read more
JOBfair, the job meeting organized by SISSA, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna di Pisa, Scuola Universitaria Superiore IUSS di Pavia, Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa, Scuola IMT Alti Studi di Lucca and GSSI Gran Sasso Science Institute, will take place in Pisa in presence October 19 and 20.  Read more
An interdisciplanary research team from SISSA and the University of Padua analysed the Fermi-Pasta-Ulam-Tsingou problem in an innovative way and discovered a link to turbulence in fluids... Read more
Prion diseases are caused by the accumulation of prions, misfolded versions of a protein naturally present in our brain. A new study led by SISSA and University of Campania investigates the molecular mechanism that induces prion proteins to assume the pathological form... Read more


COVID 19: Policies and access at SISSA

The School is starting again part of its activities and a number of procedures have been put in place to guarantee everybody's safety. They are summarised below through some Frequently Asked Questions. 


Since the set up of the European Research Council in 2007, SISSA has secured 28 ERC grants, thus ranking among the top host institutions in Italy, especially with respect to the small faculty size...

SISSA Lectures & Colloquia 2022

Lectures and Colloquia are ongoing at SISSA with some limitations due to the pandemic.


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.


Since inception ten years ago, Maker Faire Rome has turned the spotlight on excellence in technology and innovation, involving projects from state universities and public research institutes, both domestic and international

EuroDIG, The European Dialogue on Internet Governance is an open multi-stakeholder platform to exchange views about the Internet and how it is governed. This year's conference will be held in Trieste, hosted by the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (

SISSA CLUB is pleased to announce that, after a 3 years' absence, SISSA GAMES ARE FINALLY BACK!

Stand up from your office's chair and take part in the one and only SISSA sports competition!
Keep up the name of your area and secure its victory in the various


September 30, 2022
An new edition of the European initiative will bring researchers from local institutions to the town's Porto Vecchio. People of all ages will have the chance to take...
September 23, 2022 - 15:00
SISSA - ICTP Colloquium - Quantum computing for applications in physics and chemistry with Ivano Tavernelli, IBM Quantum, IBM Research Budinich Lecture Hall, ICTP (in...
September 22, 2022 to September 24, 2022
"The boundaries of science. Research and innovation:ethical limits and new frontiers" is the title of the 11th edition of the local Science Festival. The programme will...
September 4, 2022 - 17:00 to 18:00
The Maker Faire Trieste hosts a great classic of the European Researchers' Night: Street Science! Researchers from local intitutions will give brief, informal talks in...

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