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, the International School for Advanced Studies, was founded in 1978 and is a scientific center of excellence within the national and international academic scene. Located in Italy, in the city of Trieste, it features about 65 professors, approximately a 100 post-docs and 250 PhD students. Situated on the scenic Karst upland, the School is surrounded by a 25 acre park, and offers a stunning view of the Gulf of Trieste.
The three main research areas of SISSA are Physics, Neuroscience and Mathematics.
Erio Tosatti, professor Emeritus of SISSA and coordinator of scientific programs at the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), has received recognition of his expertise from two prestigious science academies...
A three-day meeting for master students to get a glimpse of SISSA's research in mathematics, from geometry to mathematical physics, from mathematical analysis to numerical analysis. The programme includes morning lectures held by professors and informal meetings in the afternoons with the PhD students of the school.
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An International Conference to celebrate Gianni Dal Maso's 65th Birthday.
A new series of five conferences starting november 21st, titled Le voci della Scienza. The 5 evenings will touch different topics spanning from mathematics to the relationship between maths and comics, to the understanding of action and emotion to space exploration...
A lecture by Stefano Mancuso and a performance by Sara Alzetta ispired to "Il sitema periodico" by Primo Levi celebrate the upcoming holiday season.
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. The School is among the partners of the Project with Professor Andrea Lapi as Co-Principal Investigator. Bid4BEST aims at offering doctoral training in one of the most visible areas of astrophysical research, the formation of supermassive black holes in galaxies.