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SISSA played a crucial role in the transfer of the  International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP)'s Central Secretariat, which will be complited by the end of 2021... Read more
May 12 is the International Women in Mathematics Day. The day is in honor of Maryam Mirzakhani, the first and only woman to win the Fields Medal. As part of the events related to this important day, SISSA Math area organizes two initiatives... Read more
ByAxon, an EU FETOPEN funded project including SISSA Neuron Physiology and Technology Lab as one of key partners, is now on the platform of EU Innovation Radar, a European Commission initiative aiming to identify High potential innovators and innovations in EU-funded research projects... Read more
The first vote for the election of the new SISSA Director closed on 5 May at 4.30 pm . The neuroscientist Raffaella Ida Rumiati and the theoretical physicist Andrea Romanino are the candidates who compete for the mandate... Read more
The 2021 Benjamin Franklin Medal in Chemistry, likely the most prestigious science prize in the USA, has been bestowed on Roberto Car and Michele Parrinello by the Franklin Institute in Philadelphia, for the groundbreaking work on molecular simulation they did at SISSA... Read more
In the program, among other things, on 26 May, a dialogue between Paolo Giordano and the English writer Angela Saini on discrimination in science; on 28 May the show  “Stelle cadenti” will address the theme of artificial mega-constellations and their impact on the night sky... 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.

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.

On Wednesday 12 May 2021 Nature Portfolio will host a series of brief talks followed by a roundtable on how "Next generation Italia", the government's plan for investing the resources from the European Union's post-pandemic recovery fund, will impact the future of science and

This year the European Research Council (ERC) has reached an important milestone: 10000 top researchers have been given the opportunity to translate their ambitious ideas into concrete research projects thanks to ERC funding. To celebrate this achievement, on 6 May 2021...

Job Fair Colloquia is a new initiative in line with Job Fair 2020. It includes a series of Colloquia addressed to PhD students and researchers of the Italian


May 13, 2021 - 16:00 to 17:00
SISSA Colloquium with Riccardo Sabatini, titled Towards genome scale drug design Riccardo Sabatini is a world renown scientist and entrepreneur specialized in numerical...
March 31, 2021 - 11:00
In agenda a talk by Professor Eveline Crone, Vice President of the European Research Council (ERC), entitled "The European Research Council: Crossing Boundaries" and a...
March 17, 2021 - 16:00
Joint SISSA-ICTP ColloquiaIntegration by localisation in finite and infinite dimensions Wednesday 17 March 2021 - 16:00Anton Alekseev - Université de Genève, Switzerland...
March 5, 2021 - 10:30 to 11:30
The SISSA's Valorisation & Innovation Office organizes a Webinar by Carlo Daffara to learn more about Open Source, to highlight its opportunities and to best know...


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