Under the Italian law 150/2000, the Cnr Press Office was established with the aim of enhancing information provided by scientific Departments, research Institutes and offices by issuing press releases and notes, and handling the overall media communication. Among its tasks, the Office assures an helpdesk for any media request, organizes press conferences and events, and it is actively involved in the realization of video and interviews within the  Cnr Webtv platform.  Furthermore, it supports the realization of editorial products and activates partnerships with Tv programmes, magazines and websites.

The Office releases the monthly web magazine 'Almanacco della Scienza’, and makes available a daily press review operated in collaboration with a specialized service, monitoring thousands of newspapers, magazines, journals, as well as television and radio programs. Reviews are available from 7 a.m. and updated many times a day: a collection of the most relevant press venues is also provided by email. 

High-resolution geophysical survey confirms the deep Beyond EPICA ice-core drilling sites

Press note 20/12/2019

In the context of the European Union project Beyond EPICA - Oldest Ice Core: 1.5 Myr of greenhouse gas – climate feedback (Beyond EPICA), experts from 12 institutions in ten European countries coordinated by Prof. Carlo Barbante from the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice and the Institute of Polar Sciences of the National Research Council of Italy (Cnr-Isp) in Venice, have finally confirmed the site for future ice core drilling operations in East Antarctica

Marmolada Glacier will disappear in 25-30 yrs - Cnr

Press review 11/12/2019

According to a study by Cnr-Ismar, Arpa-Veneto and the Universities of Trieste, Genoa and Aberystwith in Wales, one of the Dolomites' most famous and iconic glaciers will totally disappear in 25-30 years unless climate change is halted

Regional workshop - Mediterranean - UN Decade of Ocean Science for Sustainable Development

Event from 21/01/2020 to 23/01/2020

This event will provide a forum to gather up to 100 ocean key stakeholders that are active in the Mediterranean region. The Mediterranean Workshop offers a crucial opportunity to co-design mission-oriented research strategies in line with the 2030 Agenda, the BLUEMED Initiative

A scientific traverse in the dryest Anctartic's high lands

Press release 06/12/2019

From December 2019 to January 2020, a french-italian scientific expedition (Cnrs, Université Grenoble Alpes, National Research Council of Italy, Ingv, and PNRA) is heading the South Pole to understand how the polar ice caps react to climate change and predict the rates of sea-level change. Follow the expedition also on

Journal and newsletters

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Cnr produces several journals and newsletters to which you can subscribe, usually for free, directly from the websites of the institutes that produce them.
This page, created with the aim of making such contributions quickly reachable and accessible to citizens and researchers, contains some of the journals and newsletters sent and transmitted from the network Cnr (departments, institutes, etc) that provide news and updates on topics of their interest

Towards a circular economy: interview with Nicola Armaroli

Institutional Area

Nicola Armaroli, research director at the National Research Council of Italy and member of the Sunrise consortium (Solar energy for a circular economy), explains how the solar energy can contribute to make the circular economy a reality. The interview is published on the Sunrise website

Cnr History

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The National Research Council of Italy was founded as legal person on 18 November 1923 (Royal Decree 2440/1923). Originally, it became member of the International Research Council, with offices in Brussels. The mission of Cnr has been defined in the first Statute dated 1924: to coordinate and stimulate research activity at a National level in the different areas of science, to keep in contact with various stakeholders on scientific matters and to establish National scientific laboratories

Cnr Press Office

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Almanacco della scienza Cnr

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The latest issue of the monthly magazine edited by the Cnr Press Office

Cnr Web TV

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The video portal of the Cnr community, hosting videos, interviews  and reporting about conferences, research projects and other initiatives carried out by Cnr researchers