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.

The "International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management" launches a call for papers for a Special issue on "Social Network Analysis in Hospitality and Tourism"

A Call for papers for the "International Journal of Contemporary Hospitality Management" (CiteScore 2020 9.3, Impact Factor 2020 6.514) is now open. Contributions for this Special issue will be related to Social Network Analysis in Hospitality and Tourism. Guest Editors are Marcella De Martino and Alfonso Morvillo (Cnr-Iriss), Giuseppe Giordano (University of Salerno, Italy); Editor-in-Chief is Fevzi Okumus (University of Central Florida, USA). Abstracts submissions: 30 November 2021

The first flight of the LN-SFTS spectrometer: tests on a stratospheric light balloon

News 14/10/2021

On Thursday 14 October, the spectrometer LN-SFTS has experienced its first flight on a light detachable balloon. The instrument has been conceived, built and tested by the CNR-IFN researchers in the framework of the European Hemera programme

Between the home and the square: bridging the boundaries of public space

Event from 22/10/2021 to 23/10/2021

The Research Unit for South European Cities of the School of Architecture at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki will host the next meeting of the AESOP Thematic Group on Public Spaces and Urban Cultures (AESOP TG PSUC) in Thessaloniki, Greece

OECD workshop on AI and the productivity of science

Event from 29/10/2021 to 05/11/2021

The OECD project on “AI and the Productivity of Science” addresses the critically important issue of the rate of scientific progress, whether this is stagnating, as recently argued by a number of scholars, and how AI could raise the pace of progress in science and discovery

2nd IBBR Memorial Workshop dedicated to Maria Ciaramella

Event from 25/10/2021 to 26/10/2021

On behalf of the Institute of Biosciences and BioResources, the Organizing Committee is proud to invite the scientific community to the 2nd IBBR Memorial Workshop dedicated to our friend and colleague Maria Ciaramella, who passed away in December 2018

Nobel Prize in Physics awarded to Giorgio Parisi: a statement of Cnr president Maria Chiara Carrozza

Press release 05/10/2021

«The awarding of the Nobel Prize to the physicist Giorgio Parisi makes the whole of Italy proud as well as for the National Research Council, with whom the physicist has always maintained close collaborative relationships that have continued recently with the activities carried out in association with our Nanotec Institute», declared Maria Chiara Carrozza, president of the Cnr

Call for papers special issue "New frontiers in design and planning for healthy built environments"

News 12/05/2021

Is now online the Call for papers regarding the Special Issue "New Frontiers in Design and Planning for Healthy Built Environments" of Sustainability (MDPI), an open-access journal. The submission deadline is 31 October 2021

Fires in Iceland: human interference even 1,100 years ago

Press release 30/09/2021

An international team led by scientists from Ca’ Foscari University of Venice and the Institute of Polar Sciences of the National Research Council of Italy has analysed the chemical compounds deposited in the ice to study the trend of fires over a period of five thousand year. The work was published in Climate of the Past

Call for papers Deadline Extended 20/10/2021. "The Faro Convention Implementation. Heritage Communities as Commons: Relationships, Participation, and Well-being in a Shared Multidisciplinary Perspective"

News 27/09/2021

The Framework Convention on the Value of Cultural Heritage for Society (Faro Convention) brings the debate on the theme of cultural heritage as a common good in its various material and immaterial dimensions and linked it to the identity of places and communities up to date. The Convention affirms that all forms of cultural heritage in Europe that together constitute a shared source of legacy, understanding, identity, cohesion, and creativity are part of cultural heritage

International Workshop on Advanced Materials-to-Device Solutions for Synaptic Electronics

Event from 10/11/2021 to 12/11/2021

We are happy to announce the launch of the International Workshop on Advanced Materials-to-Device Solutions for Synaptic Electronics that will be held in Barcelona and online on November 10-12, 2021. The event will take place in in a hybrid format, both in Barcelona and online. Researchers and experts in the field are friendly invited to attend the workshop and to submit oral and/or poster contributions. On-line poster sessions will be available for both in-person and on-line attendees. Deadline for the abstract submission is October 16, 2021

New perspectives in the definition/evaluation of seismic Hazard through analysis of the environmental effects induced by earthquakes

News 30/09/2021

The printed edition of the Special Issue "New Perspectives in the Definition/Evaluation of Seismic Hazard through Analysis of the Environmental Effects Induced by Earthquakes", edited by Sabina Porfido (Cnr-Isa), Giuliana Alessio, Germana Gaudiosi and (Ingv-Osservatorio vesuviano) is now available

BioMaH - Biomaterials and Novel Technologies for Healthcare, 3rd International Conference

Event from 19/10/2021 to 22/10/2021

The 3rd BioMaH (Biomaterials and Novel Technologies for Healthcare) Conference is an international interdisciplinary forum of major experts in the field of healthcare sciences, contributing in solving challenging problems in medicine

2nd level Master postgraduate course degree "INTER-IoT"

Event from 01/02/2021 to 31/01/2022

The goal of our 2nd level Master is the professional training of a new ICT expert: the integrator and manager of systems based on Internet of Things (IoT) technology. The new professional will have high technical skills as well as business competences in the ICT area, being responsible of the technical management (including analysis, design, implementation and maintenance) of complex IoT systems and their integration

The future of flooding in Venice: improving projections, predictions and protection in the face of expected sea level rise

News 01/09/2021

A new assessment of flood risk in Venice indicates that the impact of higher emissions on relative sea level rise during this century will be critical in planning future defence infrastructure for Venice and other coastal cities, state the authors of a new special issue published in Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences today

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

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

Open access

Institutional area

The Italian National Research Council is deeply involved in adopting and supporting the principles of the European Chart for the free circulation of knowledge

Protection and valorisation of IPRs

Institutional area

Cnr supports and encourages its researchers in protecting and valorizing the results of their research, promoting their exploitation in collaboration with industrial partners and/or other institutions

The Bluemed italian paper

Institutional area

An overview of relevance, obstacles  and proposals of the key sectors for a blue growth, issued by the Cnr Bluemed Working Group

"Targeting the (un)usual suspects in cancer": 29th Cnr-Igb workshop virtual meeting

Event from 02/12/2021 to 03/12/2021

Several therapeutic strategies promoting cancer cell death have been developed and a wide range of cancer treatments is nowadays available. However, most of the conventional treatments do not selectively kill tumor cells and others suffer from tumor cells' heterogeneity, which makes it challenging to identify the appropriate targets

9th Symposium "Monitoring of Mediterranean coastal areas: Problems and measurement techniques"

Event from 14/06/2022 to 16/06/2022

The Nineth International Symposium 'Monitoring of Mediterranean coastal areas:problems and measurementtechniques is organized by the Institute of BioEconomy – Italian national research council (CNR-IBE) in collaboration with the Italian Society of silviculture and forest ecology (SISEF).
The Symposium will take place in Livorno from 14 to 16 June 2022, at the  Museum of Natural History of the Mediterranean. Deadline for abstracts 8th November 2021

Researcher’s life


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