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Moving around in the half-light is difficult but not impossible. To help us in this undertaking we have the rods, a type of light-sensitive cells (photoreceptors) present in the retina of vertebrates ... Read more
Pursuing the safety policy for the management of Phase 3 and continuing in managing safety issues but also those related to work/life balance, it is necessary to provide the entire SISSA community with indications for possible cases related to health situations also connected to family Read more
As you know, due to a worsening of the national health situation, new measures have been implemented by the Italian government; these measures have only a minor impact on our activity (with the exception of the ban on meetings in presence.   Read more
The MIT-FVG Project, financed with FVG Region funding, promoting scientific collaborations between MIT faculty and scientists and their counterparts at SISSA, at the University of Udine and at the University of Trieste, has opened its 2020-2021 MISTI's Global Seed Funds call for proposals. Read more
A modification imperceptible to the human eye can deceive sophisticated artificial intelligences.  A team of researchers from the University of Trieste, SISSA and Oxford University, has shown a new way to make these neural networks more robust and difficult to deceive... Read more
October 2020 marks the launch of the European partnership project entitled: TREX - “Targeting  Real Chemical accuracy at the Exascale" European Centre of Excellence in materials modelling and design by stochastic simulation methods ... Read more


COVID 19: access to SISSA and School's activities

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.

SISSA projects and COVID-19

Since the beginning of COVID-19 pandemic SISSA scientists have been working at different levels to help understanding the virus, finding new therapies and developing strategies to contain its diffusion. Here are some of the ongoing projects.

SISSA Lectures & Colloquia 2020/21

Lectures and Colloquia are ongoing at SISSA despite the limitations due to the pandemic. Here the full list of events planned in 2020 and 2021 is available.


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.

Young scientists from Least Developed Countries who hold an MSc (or higher degree) can visit laboratories located in Trieste, Italy, such as SISSA, for three months to carry out collaborative research projects in Physics, Neuroscience, Mathematics, Science Outreach as well as

SISSA is Partner of SAFE (Realtime Damage Manager And Decision Support), a Research and Development project in the field of maritime technologies.


October 14, 2020 - 16:00
The talk is the story of Prof.Kosterlitz's random walk through physics via Cambridge, Oxford, Turin and Birmingham finishing up at Brown University. He describes his ...
September 25, 2020 - 18:30 to 20:00
"L'Alfabeto della Scienza", the new book by Professor Giuseppe Mussardo, theoretical physicist of SISSA, will be showcased in an event at Caffé San Marco in Trieste...
September 2, 2020 to September 6, 2020
SISSA is a proud partner of the EuroScience Open Forum, the largest pan-European event focusing on debate at the interface of science, technology, society and politics....
July 22, 2020 - 16:00
The last fifteen years have witnessed dramatic breakthroughs in machine learning. This progress was crucially driven by engineering advances: greater computing power and...


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PhD Students

PhDs Awarded (1978-2019)