How much water is used for irrigation?

News 12/09/2018

Feeding a growing global population is a major concern, but efforts to grow more food will place an added burden on precious supplies of freshwater. New research shows how measurements of soil moisture from space could be used to understand how much water is used for agriculture and potentially help farmers manage consumption

MIUR: satellite mapping of 40,000 school buildings now underway with Asi and Cnr

Press review 05/09/2018

Satellite mapping of school buildings is now underway, the Minster of Education, University and Research Marco Bussetti announced. He said that the mapping is the result of a collaboration with Asi-italian Space Agency and Cnr - National Research Council

New H2020 European project Prochip led by Cnr at its start

News 06/09/2018

On September 1st the H2020 European project Prochip led by the Institute for photonics and nanotechnologies (Cnr-Ifn) had started. The goal of the project is to realize by femtosecond laser writing a high-throughput super-resolution microscope in a microfluidic chip smaller than a coin

#WeTooInScience

Event from 20 to 21 september

Gender-based violence is widespread in every place, every culture, every geographical area and every social class. Higher education and research are not exempt from this phenomenon: Cnr is fostering a debate by promoting the annual conference of the association 'Donne e scienza' which will take place in Pisa

Scientific cooperation, agreements signed between Cnr and Russian institutions

Press review 16/07/2018

Strengthening the scientific relationships between Italy and Russia to encourage the exchange of ideas and scientific and technological skills between the two countries. With this purpose, the Italian National Research Council and two Russian research institutions, the Russian Academy of Science and the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, have formalized their new partnerships. The collaborations between the two countries will concern several different scientific areas and will involve the researchers from the two countries through bilateral and multilateral projects

Eni and Cnr combine research and innovation capabilities to tackle global challenges

Press release 07/05/2018

Over 20 million euro to establish four research centers in Southern Italy. The president of the National Research Council (Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, CNR), Massimo Inguscio, and Eni Ceo, Claudio Descalzi, signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (Mou) to conduct joint research in four areas of high scientific and strategic interest: nuclear fusion, water, agriculture and the Arctic ecosystem

1st International Workshop on Social Media Analytics for Healthcare (SMA4H)

Event 03/12/2018

Cnr Institute of High Performance Computing and Networking (Cnr-Icar) is organising this event to promote collaborations, present and exchange ideas, practices and advances specific to social media use in the particularly challenging area of health applications. Deadline for paper submission is August 31, 2018

The 21 August 2017, Casamicciola earthquake: first evidence of coseismic normal surface faulting

News 31/07/2018

On 21 August 2017, a shallow earthquake of Md d 4.0 struck the Casamicciola Terme village in the north of Ischia volcanic island (Italy). Soon after the 2017 mainshock the epicentral area was surveyed to collect data on the coseismic ground effects, recording more than 100 geological field observation

Towards Fp9 - Cnr presents its 'Mission' proposals

Institutional Area

Cnr is paying a lot of attention to the potential objectives and structure of the next Framework Programme. To this end, a new position paper was released, introducing the Cnr priorities in terms of 'Mission' as seems to be devised by the EC within Horizon Europe

Genera Project: research organizations and gender

Institutional area

Among the working papers published by Cnr-Irpps, the report on the Horizon 2020 Genera project addresses the analysis of the present status of activities towards gender equality in physics research

Eu-SPRI Early Career Researcher Conference (ECC)

Event from 26/09/2018 to 28/09/2018

Conference will take place in Rome on 26-27-28 September 2018, at Ircres-Cnr - Research Institute on Sustainable Economic Growth, 19, Via dei Taurini, Rome, Italy