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'A jolt of light' to modulate the activity of a single neuron in real time. This is how innovative nanometric photodiodes work, the protagonists of a new research study published in Science Advances... Read more
The selection for the conferment of PhD fellowships funded by Human Technopole and by the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (PNRR) is open. There is time until August 31 to apply... Read more
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Barbara Fantechi, SISSA Professor of Geometry, has just been appointed Correspondent Member of Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei and also Correspondent Member of Istituto Veneto di Science, Lettere ed Arti of Venice... Read more
A new SISSA study investigates the unexplored dynamics behind the production of these special cells, which are essential for neuronal activity and implicated in a number of diseases, with interesting implications for research and therapeutic treatments... Read more
Physiology, geometry, mathematical analysis, mathematical physics, theoretical physics: in the latest VQR report compiled by ANVUR, SISSA ranks at the top for the value of scientific research in more than half of the fields in which it was assessed... Read more
Enrollments for the 30th edition of the Master in Comunicazione della Scienza “Franco Prattico" (MCS), organized by the Interdisciplinary Laboratory of SISSA, are now open… 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 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.

With great sadness we have learned of the passing of our colleague and friend Sandro Sorella.


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 (


July 25, 2022 to July 29, 2022
Scientists in disciplines ranging from economics to climatology will gather to foster a science-based consensus on challenges that are central to sustainability, such as...
June 16, 2022 - 15:00
ILAS - SISSA Interdisciplinary Lab for Advanced Studies and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin are pleased to invite you to participate in the...
June 14, 2022 - 16:00 to 17:30
Subir Sachdev is a condensed matter physicist well known for his research on quantum phase transitions and its application to a variety of quantum materials, such as...
May 19, 2022 - 17:00
ILAS - SISSA Interdisciplinary Lab for Advanced Studies and the Max Planck Institute for the History of Science in Berlin are pleased to invite you to participate in the...

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