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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.

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

The 21 August 2017, Casamicciola earthquake: first evidence of coseismic normal surface faulting

News 31/07/2018

On 21 August 2017, a shallow earthquake of Md d 4.0 struck the Casamicciola Terme village in the north of Ischia volcanic island (Italy). Soon after the 2017 mainshock the epicentral area was surveyed to collect data on the coseismic ground effects, recording more than 100 geological field observation

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

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

1st International Workshop on Social Media Analytics for Healthcare (SMA4H)

Event 03/12/2018

Cnr Institute of High Performance Computing and Networking (Cnr-Icar) is organising this event to promote collaborations, present and exchange ideas, practices and advances specific to social media use in the particularly challenging area of health applications. Deadline for paper submission is August 31, 2018

Scientific cooperation, agreements signed between Cnr and Russian institutions

Press review 16/07/2018

Strengthening the scientific relationships between Italy and Russia to encourage the exchange of ideas and scientific and technological skills between the two countries. With this purpose, the Italian National Research Council and two Russian research institutions, the Russian Academy of Science and the Russian Foundation for Basic Research, have formalized their new partnerships. The collaborations between the two countries will concern several different scientific areas and will involve the researchers from the two countries through bilateral and multilateral projects

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

Remembering Sante Cirant

Institutional Area

IFP has been deeply saddened by the news of the passing of Sante Cirant on 21 July. Sante was one of the main promoters of the ECRH experiment on FTU, he participated in the development of many of the technologies currently used in microwave systems for applications in plasma and fusion physics and was a pioneer of a multitude of experiments in the main national and international laboratories

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

Eu-SPRI Early Career Researcher Conference (ECC)

Event from 26/09/2018 to 28/09/2018

Conference will take place in Rome on 26-27-28 September 2018, at Ircres-Cnr - Research Institute on Sustainable Economic Growth, 19, Via dei Taurini, Rome, Italy

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