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Society

With a scientific network largely distributed all over Italy, embracing a wide variety of research topics –energy management, medicine, environment, food and agribusiness, life sciences, physics, Ict and more- the National Research Council of Italy has a unique background of knowledge and skills to be exploited by society at all levels. 

Sharing its best results and know-how, Cnr contributes in fostering new opportunities of growth and social development fot the whole Country.

 
 

Lessons of economics from non-human primates

Press release 14/01/2019

Capuchin monkeys, a South-American primate species whose lineage split from ours more than 35 million years ago, recognizes which objects are most valuable to be used as tokens to obtain food. These findings emerge from a new series of studies carried out by Cnr-Istc, published online in the journal Animal Cognition

3D nanolithography of crystals for photonic applications

News 17/01/2019

The research group led by Roberto Osellame has developed an innovative technique of 3D laser lithography for the nano-structuring of crystalline materials

Cnr-Spin is coordinator of the H2020 FET-Open project 'OXiNEMS'

News 22/01/2019

Cnr-Spin is coordinator of the H2020 FET-Open project ‘OXiNEMS’ financed by the Research Executive Agency of the European Commission. The 4-years ‘OXiNEMS’ project has been granted 3 MEur for developing innovative nanoelectromechanical systems (NEMS) based on multifunctional (epitaxial) transition metal oxides

Conference 'Climate Change, Health of the Planet and Future of Humanity'

Speech by President

On november15th, 2018, Casina Pio IV in Vatican City hosted a conference co-organized by the National Research Council of Italy and the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, aimed at presenting scientific results and future scenarios anticipating COP24 in Katowice in december 2018. At the end of the meeting, a Final Statement of the 2018 PAS Plenary Session was released

Cnr History

Institutional Area

The National Research Council of Italy was founded as legal person on 18 November 1923 (Royal Decree 2440/1923). Originally, it became member of the International Research Council, with offices in Brussels

Science Communication

Institutional Area

Part of the Cnr activities are devoted to the dissemination of science, with the aim of stimulating public knowledge and excitement around the research activities of its scientific community

Cnr Libraries

Institutional Area

This section offers information on the Cnr libraries located in the Research areas which are connected to various research Institutes located all over Italy