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Consider a short piece of rope: could you guess which knots are more likely to form if you crumple and shake it? Synthetic chemists have long been working on a molecular version of this problem and, so far... Read more
SISSA would like to warmly congratulate Alessio Figalli on his extraordinary achievement that represents a great success for Italian Mathematics community... Read more
MCS is a challenging two-year training course that offers the best job opportunities in cutting-edge sectors. One of the oldest and most well established science communication masters in Europe, MCS focuses on interdisciplinary and international education... Read more
"I am honored by the very ambitious Fermi Prize, moved by the consideration and support of many colleagues and friends, and flattered by the company of Federico Capasso and Lev Pitaevskii, scientists whose contributions are immortal."  Erio Tosatti, Professor Emeritus of SISSA... Read more
On 17 July 2018 the results relating to the final analyses on the data from the Planck satellite was published. SISSA scientists have had an important role in the research... Read more


Happy birthday SISSA!

The great adventure which led SISSA to become a prestigious international scientific institution began on 6 March 1978 by Presidential Decree. The numerous awards which it continues to win bear witness to its excellence and to the quality of its research...

SISSA Manifesto on the Role of Women Networks in Research

On its 40th Anniversary SISSA publishes the Manifesto on the Role of Women Networks in Research signed by internationally acclaimed female researchers and delegates of several women networks in science...

SISSA Colloquia

As part of the celebration of the School’s 40th anniversary, SISSA is planning this year a series of Colloquia with outstanding scientists. These events are intended as a moment of interdisciplinary exchange and a way to reaffirm the sense of belonging to the community...


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.

In the framework of the agreement signed with Fincantieri SpA, SISSA announces a selection for the conferment of a fellowship to follow a PhD course.

The MIT-FVG Project, supporting collaborations between MIT faculty and research scientists at MIT and their counterparts at SISSA, as well as at the University of Udine and at the University of Trieste is open for its second call.

The Soroptimist Club of Trieste offers a grant of 6000 euros to a female student wishing to follow a STEM course at University of Trieste in the 2018- 2019 Academic Year.


September 28, 2018 - 16:00 to 23:00
A rich programme of acitivities for people of all ages: hands-on experiments, meetings, exhibitions, science games and much more in Piazza Unità and around the city...
September 28, 2018 - 09:00 to September 30, 2018 - 22:00
“NatureTECH: il sottile confine fra biologico e biotecnologico” is the title of the 7th edition of the Festival for Scientific Research in Trieste. SISSA will be present...
September 26, 2018 - 15:00 to 16:00
Asimina Arvanitaki of the Perimeter Institute, Canada, will show how black holes or precision experiments may provide us with evidence on the presence of new physics....
September 13, 2018 - 11:00 to 12:00
A talk by Itamar Procaccia of the Weizmann Institute of Science on the mechanical failure of amorphous media, a ubiquitous phenomenon from material engineering to...



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