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Researchers

Curiosity, intuition, passion, creativity, tenaciousness: these are just some of the aspects that describe those fellows who have decided to rely on development and knowledge, making science their job.

Thanks to its network spread all over the Italian country and to the great variety of research topics, the Cnr plays a key role facing the challenges that are at the hearth of the international agenda of the research: healthcare, demographic changes and wellness, food safety and sustainable agriculture, energy and environmental protection, accessibility of resources, intelligent transport. This section offers a showcase of their work.

Cnr founder of the Italian society of extracellular vescicles (EVIta)

News 10/12/2018

On November 29, 2018 the Italian Society of Extracellular Vesicles (EVIta) was founded in Turin. EVIta would promote basic, clinical and translational research and the interactive network among Italian researchers, in the field of extracellular vesicles

The Hydrology Group of Irpi-Cnr wins the BayWa Smart Farming Challenge

News 04/12/2018

The Hydrology Group of Research Institute for Geo-Hydrological Protection (IRPI) from the National Research Council, Italy, has won the BayWa Smart Farming Challenge as part of the International Copernicus Masters competition

Cnr: 95 years of future

Special event, November 21th 2018

On November 21th, the National research Council of Italy marked its 95th anniversary: a special ceremony was organised in the Cnr Rome headquarters, attended by major institutional representative

Call for proposals of joint lab projects

Institutional Area

Cnr launched two Joint Lab Projects  to be jointly set up with foreign countries’ research Institutions. The selected research areas are physical sciences and technologies of matter (three year period 2019-2021), deadline for applications is December 18, 2018

Climate change, oceans and marine resources

News 12/11/2018

Understanding which is the response of the oceans to climate change and how climate change will influence fisheries and food supply from marine resources, is the aim of a recent study of the Institute of Information Science and Technology 'A. Faedo' (Cnr-Isti) in collaboration with Fao, published on the 'International Journal of Digital Earth'

Six EU science bosses join forces to push for more EU funding for 'excellent' science

Speech by President

In a joint interview with Science Business, the six research chiefs – of Max Planck, CNRS, Germany’s Leibniz Association and Helmholtz Association, Italy’s National Research Council (Cnr) and Spain’s Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) – said they are forming a “strong, informal group” to argue the political case for science in Europe, and develop new research projects together. In total, the six organisations employ more than 50,000 scientists and deliver a large share of the world’s top-cited research

Italy: The Beauty of Knowledge

Press review 29/10/2018

The Beauty of Knowledge is an exhibition promoted and financed by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (Maeci) Band carried out by the Italian National Research Council (Cnr) with the contribution of the four main Italian science museums: Fondazione Idis-Città della scienza (Naples); Museo Galileo (Florence); Museo delle scienza (Trento); Museo nazionale della scienza e della tecnologia 'Leonardo da Vinci' (Milan)

Track&Know: Big Data applications in transport, mobility, motor insurance and health sectors

News 21/09/2018

The KDDLab (Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining Laboratory) of Cnr-Isti applies its expertise in Big Mobility Data Analysis. Track&Know is a project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme

Atmospheric turbulence: a fundamental ingredient in the recipe for long-range avian navigation

Press release 10/10/2018

Previous studies have shown that seabirds are able to navigate with accuracy over large expanses of visually featureless ocean but the mechanism behind olfactory avian navigation has until now remained elusive. Using a large number of flight patterns of three species of shearwater an interdisciplinary international team led by the Cnr-Isc showed that atmospheric turbulence is not merely a nuisance as previously believed but plays a fundamental role in generating the observed flight patterns of seabirds

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

Winter college on applications of optics and photonics in food science

Event from 11/02/2019 to 22/02/2019

The aim of the Winter college is to offer Ph.D. students and other emerging researchers broad training in the innovative applications of optics and photonics in food and agriculture

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

Researcher’s life

Videos

On the Cnr webtv platform the portraits of some Cnr researchers in their daily routine, both at work and in their private life

Cnr E-recruitment

Institutional Area

The on line application system for the recruitment of staff and other types of employement and training of the National Research Council of Italy

Science & Technology Digital Library

Institutional Area

The Cnr  S&T Digital Library makes available research products, datasets, data and information on research activities, projects, R&D actors, their expertise and skills, as well as digitised cultural and historical heritage contents

Journal and newsletters

Institutional Area

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

Joint lab projects

Institutional Area

Cnr finances joint labs projects based on proposals  made by Italian and Foreign researchers together, aimed at sharing research facilites, skills and expertise

Cnr position on the European Innovation Council

Institutional Area

The Italian National Research Council is giving its contribution to the ongoing debate on the European Innovation Council,  (Eic), the body for innovation proposed by the European Commission  to boost the research and innovation system at a European level

Historical Background STM

Institutional Area

The Short-Term Mobility Program was first implemented by Cnr in 1995 to allow short-term funding for young Italian researchers who could and/or wanted access to prestigious international scientific institutions and, at the same time, host eminent foreign scholars in Italy. Over the years, the Scheme has proved to be a very useful tool for many young researchers, and to date Cnr stands out to be the only European Research Institution that annually finances this highly valued international initiative

2018 Short Term Mobility Programme

Institutional Area

The 2018 Short Term Mobility Programme, aimed at fostering international research cooperation among Cnr and international research institution, is now available.  Deadline for participation is July 31, 2018 

Cnr fellowships

Institutional Area

Check the latest research fellowhips available all over Italy in the Cnr research Institutes network