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An original state, both solid and liquid at the same time: this is the latest news on a substance -water- so familiar to everyone but which appears to hold always fresh surprises for scientists. Its name is “superionic water”... Read more
“Why 2+2 doesn’t always add up to 4”, “How is the brain formed?” up to "The Mathematics of Love". SISSA has put together a rich programme for the fourth edition of the Student Day. The event will take place on Wednesday 21 February... Read more
The Statistical Physics Group at SISSA will launch next week the Boltzmann Lecture, an event to celebrate the Austrian physicist on his birthday. An outstanding guest, the physicist Immanuel Bloch will start the initiative with the talk entitled... Read more
How are raw sensory signals transformed into a brain representation of the world that surrounds us? The question was first posed over 100 years ago, but new experimental strategies make the challenge more exciting than ever. SISSA investigators have now uncovered the contributions... Read more
The journal Physical Review E, published monthly by the American Physical Society, is celebrating this year its 25th anniversary. On this occasion, the members of the Editorial Board have selected a series of articles – one for each calendar year from 1993 to 2017 - that made... Read more


Departments of excellence according to MIUR: clean sweep for SISSA
Great success for SISSA (International Advanced Studies Institute) in the selection of the 180 best university departments in Italy which will receive valuable funding to strengthen the quality of research in Italian academia.
FARE fundings for three SISSA scientists

Time maps, reading patterns, innovative numerical methods in fluidodynamics. These are the topics of the research projects led by Domenica Bueti, Davide Crepaldi and Gianluigi Rozza at SISSA that were just awarded by FARE – Framework per l’Attrazione e il Rafforzamento delle Eccellenze per la Ricerca in Italia.

SISSA and IBM: "The world is our lab"

“The world is our lab” is the title of the seminar held at the International School for Advanced Studies - SISSA of Trieste by Alessandro Curioni, director of IBM Research - Zurich and vice-Chairman of IBM Europe. This recent meeting launched the collaboration between SISSA and IBM.


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.

“We are using an experimental approach based on a set of RNA drugs we recently developed in our lab.

Four SISSA projects have been recently awarded MIT-FVG Seed Funds. They will support collaborations and exchanges between faculty, research scientists and students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology - MIT and their counterparts at SISSA for the next 20 months.

SOPHYA (Seakeeping Of Planing Hull YAchts) is a research and development project in Maritime Technologies, co-funded by the European Regional Development Fund.  


April 12, 2018 - 17:00 to April 19, 2018 - 20:30
The appointment with "Scienza e Virgola" is back. Organized by the Master in Science Communication "Franco Prattico" (MCS), the event will be an opportunity to deepen...
February 21, 2018 - 09:00
SISSA awaits more than 500 students in the final two years period of high school. The Student Day is dedicated to young people who are deciding the future of their...
February 7, 2018 - 18:00 to 19:30
To celebrate the International Women and Girls in Science Day 2018 and to join forces to build an inclusive scientific community, ICTP, Organization for Women in Science...
January 29, 2018 - 08:45 to January 30, 2018 - 13:45
A workshop in honour of the 85th birthday of Gianfausto Dell'Antonio. For more information visit the website read the programme

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