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The National Conference in Science Communication will be back at SISSA next fall. Organised by the Interdisciplinary Laboratory, the event is a unique opportunity for scholars and professionals in the sector to gather... Read more
The research team led by SISSA's Cristian Micheletti studied how a DNA double helix unzips when translocated at high velocity through a nanopore, reconstructing fundamental DNA thermodynamic properties from the sole speed of the process... Read more
The Telethon Foundation has awarded a two-year grant to Antonello Mallamaci's research project on FOXG1 syndrome, a rare genetic disease that leads to complex neurological symptoms...   Read more
FameLab is back in Trieste: the city will host the local selection of the international competition challenging young scientists with the talent of communication to tell in just 3 minutes the object of his or her study, or a scientific topic they are interested in... Read more
Enrollments are now open for the tenth edition of the specialization course “Master in High Performance Computing” (MHPC) co-organized by the Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati (SISSA) and the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP). Read more
An extremely remote celestial body in a still young Universe, one sixth the size of the present one. An object so dark that it is almost invisible, even to highly sophisticated instruments. Its nature has long been the subject of debate, but now a SISSA a study...  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 30 ERC grants, thus ranking among the top host institutions in Italy, especially with respect to the small faculty size...

SISSA Lectures & Colloquia 2023

All the upcoming Special Lectures and Colloquia organized by SISSA in 2023


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.

Few days are left to apply to SISSA’s PhD programme for the academic year 2023/2024. All technical problems have now been solved.

By 7 March students can apply to the following courses:

SISSA has signed a "Transformative Agreement" with IOP, active from 01.01.2023. This agreement allows Corresponding Authors affiliated with SISSA to publish their articles in IOP hybrid and gold journals with Gold Open Access, with no limit on the number of articles. 

The "Galaxy Observational and Theoretical Astrophysics" (GOThA) is an inter-disciplinary and inter-institutional team of researchers aiming to investigate galaxy formation and evolution by combining state-of-the-art observational data with innovative theoretical modeling and


May 4, 2023 - 09:30 to May 9, 2023 - 09:30
Incontri, libri, film, musica, laboratori e performance. Questo è Scienza e Virgola, il Science&Media festival organizzato dal Laboratorio interdisciplinare della...
February 23, 2023 - 16:30
Room 128 - 129, 16:30 With Bruno Mota, Instituto de Física - Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro Abstract: The mammalian cerebral cortex is a morphologically complex...
February 23, 2023 - 09:00 to 18:00
JoTTOFair is the meeting event where the research carried out at the six Italian Schools for Advanced Studies that take part in JoTTO meets the Business world. JoTTOFair...
February 22, 2023 - 15:00
The traditional Boltzmann Lecture for 2023 will be held on Wednesday, February 22nd at 15:00, by Fabian Essler, Professorial Research Fellow at The Rudolf Peierls Centre...

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