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2012 DOPAMINET Summer School

July 19-20, 2012 
SISSA, rooms 128-129 

The FP7 DOPAMINET Consortium is pleased to announce the 2012 DOPAMINET Summer School which will take place on 19-20 July 2012 in Trieste at SISSA - International School for Advanced Studies. The theme and focus of the Summer School will be on Dopaminergic Neurons and Parkinson's Disease.

REGISTRATIONS ARE OPEN

The Summer School goals are:

WALLONIA-Brussels International Excellence Grants

To keep step with the growing demand for mobility and globalisation, Wallonia-Brussels International (WBI) has set up an excellence grant programme.

The programme awards:
1. Doctoral grants of a minimum duration of 1 year, renewable up to a maximum of three times.
2. Postdoctoral grants of a minimum duration of 1 year, renewable only once.
3. Short doctoral or postdoctoral research grants (of between 1 and 3 months). These are designed to fund research programmes exclusively within the university framework.

PhD Summer Schools at the University of Udine

The Doctorate schools of University of Udine, University of Trieste and SISSA, with the contribution of Regione Friuli Venezia Giulia jointly organize a 3 year cycle of Summer schools for PhD students in the areas of Nanotechnology, Biomedicine, and Bioinformatics.

Participation to the schools is open to all PhD students and free of charge for all PhD students of Regione FVG.
The 2012 Edition of the schools will take place in Udine.

Cognitive Modules & Interfaces

"Cognitive Modules & Interfaces" 
September 18th-19th, 2012

Different fields of cognitive sciences - language acquisition, music, mathematics, reasoning, animal communication, pragmatics and social cognition - and their interactions, as well as neuroscience will be the topics of this workshop.

 

INVITED SPEAKERS:

LUCA BONATTI // ICREA and Pompeu Fabra Uni. Barcelona - Spain
At the origin of human rationality: infants' reasoning about future events

Cooperazione - Nuovi scenari

 31 maggio - 
9.30-18.00 

SISSA - Big Meeting Room - settimo piano

Si terranno il 31 maggio e il 1° giugno 2012, a Trieste, presso la SISSA, il seminario e la riunione primaverile del Comitato CIBER.

Il seminario, dal titolo "Cooperazione - Nuovi scenari", si svolgerà il 31 maggio, dalle 9.30 alle 18.00.

Archivi istituzionali e riviste OA in Italia: a che punto siamo?

30 maggio - 
16.30-18.30

SISSA - Big Meeting Room - settimo piano

In occasione dell'uscita del volume di Maria Cassella "Open Access e comunicazione scientifica" pubblicato dall'Editrice Bibliografica, la SISSA organizza una tavola rotonda dal titolo "Archivi istituzionali e riviste OA in Italia: a che punto siamo?" il giorno 30 maggio dalle ore 16.30 alle ore 18.30, in collaborazione con l'Università di Trieste e il CASPUR, con il patrocinio dell'AIB Friuli Venezia Giulia.

Joint EPS-SIF International School on Energy 2012

30 July - 4 August 2012

The primary goal of the School will be to present all physics fields with relevance for the technologies of energy production, conversion, transmission and savings. Their potential will be presented but also the need for more research and development to fully unfold it will be indicated. For this purpose, basic lectures and topical seminars will be presented by specialists in their field.

Villa Monastero - Varenna, Lake Como

Marie Curie evaluation process

June 5-6, 2012

The workshop, organized by Welcome Office Friuli Venezia Giulia in cooperation with APRE FVG Trieste Helpdesk, APRE Catania Helpdesk and University of Catania, will present an overview of FP7 Marie Curie Funding, providing training targeted to researchers planning to submit a proposal for individual Fellowship.

Where:

AREA Science Park
Congress Centre (C1 Building-Meeting room)
Padriciano 99, 34149 Trieste

 

More info and programme:

Research Funding For Young SISSA Scientists

We are pleased to announce a competition for the funding of research projects coordinated by scientists who are holders of research fellowships ("assegni di ricerca"), even if not awarded by SISSA, and who carry out their activity at SISSA.

The following conditions must be met:

1. the termination date of the said fellowship (including possible renewals) is after at least 12 months from 01/10/2012,

2. no more than 10 years have passed since the applicant obtained his/her PhD degree, or equivalent, at the deadline for applying.


Marzotto Prize

The aim of the Gaetano Marzotto Prize is to pinpoint and back the development of new entrepreneurial ideas that can give an answer to the criteria of economic and financial sustainability and, at the same time, generate important and measurable social benefits for the Italian territory.

The competition is open to individuals, project teams, start-up firms, and already established companies. The participants must aim to develop their business ideas into actual undertakings.