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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.

Beyond Brexit: challenges and opportunities for scientific research between Italy and the UK

Press release 04/10/2017

Today in Anacapri the Italian Research Council (CNR) hosts a high level UK-Italy bilateral meeting: an opportunity to share views on governance research in the two countries. A few months after the UK referendum, representatives from research bodies, universities and scientists will discuss the impact of the UK’s exit from the EU on key topics in their respective fields. The conference will end with two sessions dedicated to quantum technology and innovative technologies for cultural heritage

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

INDEX: a new paradigm in cancer diagnostics

Event 11/10/2017

On October, 11th the Institute of Chemistry of Molecolar Recognition (Icrm-Cnr), will officially celebrate the beginning of project INDEX, hosting the kick off meeting and a work-shop open to public to introduce exosomes and their importance and applications in diagnostics

Does the construction of biogas plants affect local property values?

Press note 28/09/2017

Despite biogas is considered a renewable source of energy, the social acceptability of biogas plants is controversial due to resistance from local communities who are afraid of potential local negative externalities. 
A paper from Icres-Cnr researcher Marco Modica aims at investigating this claim using evidence from the housing market by means of a diff-in-diff mode: it was awarded with the 'GSSI-AISRe prize' during the  XXXVIII Conference on regional sciences held in Cagliari on Septempber 2017

A novel gene therapy approach for treating Parkinson's disease

Press release 07/09/2017

A new study has successfully established the first gene therapy approach to reduce or prevent a-synuclein toxic aggregates that are causing neuronal dysfunctions and loss in Parkinson’s disease. These results pave the way for testing gene therapy approaches for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases that might affect also large brain areas. The study has been published in 'Molecular Therapy'

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

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 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

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