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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.

Micro-spectroscopy opens new routes for diagnostics

Press release 09/02/2018

This study highlights how mechanical properties of cells can be a new bio-marker for pathologies and how the proposed technique can become a potential diagnostic tool, even in tumors

Extracts from plants to defeat headache

Press release 23/01/2018

It emerges from a study on plant remedies used in Italian folk medicine between the nineteenth and twentieth centuries conducted by researchers at the Institute for Agricultural and Forest Systems in the Mediterranean in collaboration with the Institute of Neurological Sciences of the National Research Council (CNR). In this work, about 42% of the plant-based treatments utilized by Italian folk medicine to heal headache seems to represent the continuity of the medical tradition over about two thousand years. The results were published in the Journal of Ethnopharmacology

Pioneering approach for a non-invasive nanopharmaceutical treatment of heart failure

Press release 19/01/2018

A new study, lead by the group of Daniele Catalucci from the Cnr-Irgb (Milan, Italy) and part of the EU-funded project CUPIDO, demonstrated that nanoparticle-based therapeutic peptides can effectively be delivered to the diseased heart via inhalation. Their results, published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, represent the first proof-of-concept for an unconventional and pioneering approach with inhalable nanoparticles to pharmacologically treat cardiac conditions

A new technique to cure neurological disorders

Press release 18/01/2018

A way to restore normal functioning was studied by researchers from the Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies of the National Research Council (Istc-Cnr), which have developed a new non-invasive and personalized electrical stimulation technique, called transcranial Individual neuroDynamics Stimulation (tIDS)

Forest disturbance and climate change - effects on the carbon cycle

Event 20/03/2018

In this presentation, studies on the effects of windthrows, insect infestations and severe drought events on the forest C cycle will be presented

7th International symposium 'Monitoring of Mediterranean coastal areas: problems and measurement techniques'

Event from 19/06/2018 to 21/06/2018

The Institute of Biometeorology - National Research Council of Italy (Ibimet-Cnr) is organizing, in collaboration with other Cnr Institutes and University Departments, the seventh International Symposium: 'Monitoring of Mediterranean coastal Areas: problems and measurement techniques'

Joint meeting of the german and italian sections of The Combustion Institute

Event from 23/05/2018 to 26/05/2018

The Joint Meeting of the German and Italian sections of the Combustion Institute, including the 41st Annual Meeting of the Italian Section (Asici), will take place in Sorrento (Italy), May 23-26, 2018

4th International Workshop 'Cities from the Sea'

Event from 16/04/2018 to 21/04/2018

The 4th international workshop 'City by the sea. City-port system and the waterfront as a common' proposes a collaborative interdisciplinary experience in which the urban planning meets the community psychology together with other competences as architecture, history, economics, etc

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

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

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

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

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

Cnr fellowships

Institutional Area

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

Gugliemo Marconi, the man, the scientist and the inventor

Video october 2017

80 years after his death and 90 from the Cnr’s presidency, the figure of Guglielmo Marconi is celebrated focusing on three aspects: the man, the scientist and the inventor. The documentary, produced by the Cnr webtv, was presented together with 'The sea at the end of the Earth: the Italian research in Anctartica' at the Indian Science Film Festival 2017 held in Chennai (India) from October 13 to October 16

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

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