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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.

 
 

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

MIUR: satellite mapping of 40,000 school buildings now underway with Asi and Cnr

Press review 05/09/2018

Satellite mapping of school buildings is now underway, the Minster of Education, University and Research Marco Bussetti announced. He said that the mapping is the result of a collaboration with Asi-italian Space Agency and Cnr - National Research Council

#WeTooInScience

Event from 20 to 21 september

Gender-based violence is widespread in every place, every culture, every geographical area and every social class. Higher education and research are not exempt from this phenomenon: Cnr is fostering a debate by promoting the annual conference of the association 'Donne e scienza' which will take place in Pisa

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

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