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. 

Multiple sclerosis: new light on the role of microglia in myelin repair

Press release 16/09/2019

A recent study published in the high impact journal Acta Neuropathologica, coordinated by dr. Claudia Verderio of the Cnr Institute of Neuroscience and involving, among other institutions, the University of Milan, the Neuroscience Institute Cavalieri Ottolenghi – University of Turin and the University and the San Martino Hospital in Genoa focuses on the role of microglia -the immune cells of the nervous system- in myelin repair

Workshop on polymer nanocomposites for 3D-printing of enhanced porous structures

Event from 03/10/2019 to 05/10/2019

The workshop, organised by Cnr-Ipcb within the European project H2020 'Graphene 3D' is aimed at giving young students and researchers the chance to present their scientific results concerning the development of innovative materials for additive manufacturing technologies

Charge fluctuations, a new property in superconductors

Press note 05/09/2019

An experiment conducted jointly at the ESRF European Synchrotron Radiation Facility by the Politecnico di Milano, National Research Council, the Università La Sapienza di Roma and the Chalmers University of Technology in Gothenburg has revealed a new property of cuprates, so-called  high critical temperature superconductors. The study is published in Science

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Mediterranean diet seminar

Event from 30/09/2019 to 04/10/2019

The fondazione Alario in Ascea, Salerno is hosting the 2nd Ancel Keys International Seminar on Mediterranean diet and sustainable nutritional policies, aimed at providing young researchers and health professionals the basic instruments to mature full knowledge and awareness of the Mediterranean-like dietary pattern

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

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

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