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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.

 
 

Cnr founder of the Italian society of extracellular vescicles (EVIta)

News 10/12/2018

On November 29, 2018 the Italian Society of Extracellular Vesicles (EVIta) was founded in Turin. EVIta would promote basic, clinical and translational research and the interactive network among Italian researchers, in the field of extracellular vesicles

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: 95 years of future

Special event, November 21th 2018

On November 21th, the National research Council of Italy marked its 95th anniversary: a special ceremony was organised in the Cnr Rome headquarters, attended by major institutional representative

Games and learning conference (Gala Conf) 2018

Event from 05/12/2018 to 07/12/2018

The Games and learning conference (Gala Conf) 2018 will be held in Palermo, Italy, 5-7 december 2018, hosted by Cnr-Itd

Climate change, oceans and marine resources

News 12/11/2018

Understanding which is the response of the oceans to climate change and how climate change will influence fisheries and food supply from marine resources, is the aim of a recent study of the Institute of Information Science and Technology 'A. Faedo' (Cnr-Isti) in collaboration with Fao, published on the 'International Journal of Digital Earth'

Six EU science bosses join forces to push for more EU funding for 'excellent' science

Speech by President

In a joint interview with Science Business, the six research chiefs – of Max Planck, CNRS, Germany’s Leibniz Association and Helmholtz Association, Italy’s National Research Council (Cnr) and Spain’s Council for Scientific Research (CSIC) – said they are forming a “strong, informal group” to argue the political case for science in Europe, and develop new research projects together. In total, the six organisations employ more than 50,000 scientists and deliver a large share of the world’s top-cited research

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

Italy: The Beauty of Knowledge

Press review 29/10/2018

The Beauty of Knowledge is an exhibition promoted and financed by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (Maeci) Band carried out by the Italian National Research Council (Cnr) with the contribution of the four main Italian science museums: Fondazione Idis-Città della scienza (Naples); Museo Galileo (Florence); Museo delle scienza (Trento); Museo nazionale della scienza e della tecnologia 'Leonardo da Vinci' (Milan)

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

'Geothermal Energy and Society'

News 08/10/2018

Published by Springer the book 'Geothermal Energy and Society',
editor Adele Manzella and Anna Pellizzone (Cnr-Igg), and Agnes
Allansdottir (Fondazione Toscana Life Science)

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