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SISSA Cognitive Neuroscience professor Jacques Mehler passed away in Paris on February 11 at the age of 83. Jacques Mehler was a key figure of the cognitive revolution in psychology in the 1960s and conducted foundational research on human cognition... Read more
This year's Boltzmann Lecture will be held on Thursday, 20 February, featuring Herbert Spohn from Technical University Munich... Read more
Novel nanotechnologies could be used as brain implants, modulating the activity of nerve cells electrochemically and treating neurological diseases like epilepsy and Parkinson’s... Read more
The Master in High Performance Computing (MHPC) organizes the 2nd edition of the event "HPC: challenge the present to innovate the future" to build a dialogue on the trends and needs of the HPC world... Read more
Tosatti has been awarded “For his leading role in the establishment of high-level training and research activities in Condensed Matter Physics at ICTP, and for mentoring many capable young scientists from developing countries... Read more
"PARSEC: stellar tracks and isochrones with the PAdova and TRieste Stellar Evolution Code" is the most cited Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society’s paper of the last decade. This article, published in 2012... Read more


Seeking candidates for School's Director

The International School for Advanced Studies (known as SISSA) seeks candidates for the position of Director of the School...


Since the set up of the European Research Council in 2007, SISSA has secured 24 ERC grants, thus ranking among the top host institutions in Italy, especially with respect to the small faculty size...

SISSA Lectures & Colloquia 2020

A series of Lectures and Colloquia are planned this year at SISSA also thanks to the active participation of its PhD students, who are now represented in the Colloquia Committee...


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.

SISSA is proud to announce that the Marie Sklodowska-Curie ITN project "Bid4BEST" (Big Data applications for Black Hole Evolution Studies) has received a 3,5 million of Euro funding by the Horizon2020 program of the European Commission.

JOBfair, 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 23 and 24 October 2019. 

forDoc, Borsa del Placement  - forDOC is the national event that allows you to get in touch with companies interested in recruiting doctoral students and graduates.


February 20, 2020 - 14:30
A talk by Herbert Spohn of the Technical University Munich on the hydrodynamics of integrable many-body systems and in particular of the classical Toda lattice. The...
February 14, 2020 - 14:30 to 18:00
The Master in High Performance Computing (MHPC) organizes the 2nd edition of the event "HPC: challenge the present to innovate the future"
February 13, 2020
La sesta edizione della giornata speciale dedicata alle classi quarte e quinte delle scuole superiori si terrà il 13 febbraio 2020. Le prenotazioni si aprono mercoledì...
January 28, 2020 to January 29, 2020
The first Consortium Meeting of the Leonardo project aimed at laying the foundation for the next steps in the development of the new supercomputer that projects Italy...

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