Vesuvius: revealing ancient mysteries of the 79 d.C. eruption

Press release 23/06/2022

A new multidisciplinary study, published in Earth-Science Reviews, led by INGV, in collaboration with Cnr-Igag, CIRSEC, University of Pisa, Laboratoire Magmas et Volcans in France and Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, has allowed better date the event and follow the eruption effects up to a thousand kilometres distance

Governing new and traditional partnerships for innovation and development in the post-pandemic world

Event from 27/06/2022 to 29/06/2022

The 20th Triple Helix Conference, titled "Governing new and traditional partnerships for innovation and development in the post-pandemic world", will be held in Florence with the aim to bring together leading scholars, policy makers and practitioners from different fields and sectors to advance the understanding of the dynamics between science, the social sector, industry and governmental institutions under the contemporary challenges

CNR and the Visiting Fellowship Program of the European Research Council in 2022-2023

News 07/06/2022

Following the successful participation of CNR scientists at the ERC Visiting Fellowship Program (VFP) launched last year, the National Research Council of Italy has renewed the Agreement with the European Research Council (ERC) and will participate again at the ERC initiative integrating it in its Mobility funding schemes

A bilateral research project Italy-Georgia to enhance the use of new technologies for Cultural Heritage

Press note 21/06/2022

The Bilateral research project Italy-Georgia “Technology-Enhanced Strategies for Heritage study & valorization” has been founded for the two-years period 2021-2022, in the framework of the scientific and technological cooperation agreement between the National Research Council of Italy (Cnr) and Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation (SRNSF) of Georgia. Presented as part of the “Human and social sciences, Cultural Heritage” disciplinary area, the project “Technology-Enhanced Strategies for Heritage study & valorization”, co-directed by Daniele Ferdani from the Institute for Heritage Sciences (Cnr-Ispc) and George Partskhaladze from the Georgian National Museum (GNM),  brings together a multidisciplinary group of scholars, scientists, and researchers coming from the two institutions: the project is about to be presented via webinar on June 23rd 

EMBL and IIT: launching new avenues of collaboration

News 14/06/2022

A two-day workshop held in Rome on 11 and 12 April 2022 paved the way for a new synergy between the research institutions on topics such as RNA technologies, neuroscience, and the training of young scientists: the event was also attended by representatives from the National Research Council of Italy, in whose campus EMBL Rome is based 

War in Ukraine

Special 2022

After the pandemic, the war. An event that affects us firstly as human beings, then as Europeans but also as members of the scientific and information world. From the start of the conflict, the entire scientific network of the National Research Council was mobilised to give support and welcome students, researchers and lecturers but also to offer a contribution to sociopolitical analysis and reaffirm the message that science is the bearer of peace, friendship and collaboration

Isp Newsletter

Institutional Area

A Special Issue of the newsletter of the Institute of Polar Sciences of the National Research Council of Italy devoted  to the celebration of 25 years at Dirigibile Italia, a protagonist of the Italian polar research in the Arctic region

Visit to Cnr-Iriss by Mongolia's Ambassador to Italy

News 25/05/2022

On May 25th, 2022, the Institute for research on innovation and services for development (Iriss)  of the National Research Council of Italy was honoured of receiving the visit of the Mongolia's Ambassador to Italy, Her Excellency Tserendorj Narantungalag

"Openness, clarity and nasality: why Stradivari violins provide a preferred sound"

Press review 06/05/2022

An experiment coordinated by the Italian National Research Council of Italy has compared the sound of different violins and identified the combination of sound qualities that makes the sound of a Stradivari violin more pleasant

Solar Orbiter closer than ever to the Sun: stunning images acquired

News 23/05/2022

On March the 26th, the ESA/NASA Solar Orbiter spacecraft did its first close encounter with the Sun. Amazing images with unprecedented details have been acquired. Researchers of the Padova unit of the Institute for Photonics and Nanotechnologies of the Italian National Research Council (Cnr-Ifn) have been involved in the realization of the Metis coronagraph on-board Solar Orbiter


Institutional area

Cnr-Isa is amongst the research partners of 'Stance4Health', a project funded by European Union’s Horizon 2020 with tha aim of developing a complete Smart Personalized Nutrition (SPN) service based on the use of mobile technologies as well as tailored food production that will optimize the gut microbiota activity and long-term consumer engagement

From society to research

Institutional Area

Foresight is a interdepartmental project of the National Research Council of Italy, aimed at elaborating coherent research strategies and addressing socially relevant problems related to environment, health, food, enery, security and transportation

Pandemics: Coronavirus and beyond

Institutional Area

A pandemic is a natural catastrophic event, a gigantic, prolonged "earthquake": unpredictable, but with the certainty that sooner or later it will happen, yielding devastating health and socio-economic effects. What we are learning from the Covid-19 "earthquake"? The website promoted by the Department of Biomedical Sciences of the National Research Council of Italy (Cnr-Dsb) is facing some big questions about the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic