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Premio Aspen Institute Italia per la ricerca e la collaborazione scientifica tra Italia e Stati Uniti”

“Premio Aspen Institute Italia per la ricerca e la collaborazione scientifica tra Italia e Stati Uniti” è stato oggi pubblicato sulla homepage del sito web di Aspen Institute in Italia l’annun [ ... ]


DOE-INFN Summer Students Exchange Programme
 2017 Edition

DOE-INFN Summer Students Exchange Programme 2017 Edition

The US Department of Energy (DOE) and the Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare of Italy (INFN) announce the 2017 edition of the Summe [ ... ]


Sedotti e abbandonati. Lo Stato blocca i fondi ai ricercatori del Sud

Sedotti e abbandonati. Lo Stato blocca i fondi ai ricercatori del Sud
Le start up di “Social Innovation” senza soldi da oltre un anno. I vincitori del bando pieni di debiti. Il Miur: difficoltà bu [ ... ]


Intervista a Chiara Gabbi per il Mese delle STEM

Intervista a Chiara Gabbi  nell'ambito dell'iniziativa “Le studentesse vogliono contare”, la rubrica speciale in cui Redooc.com propone una serie di interviste per offrire alle studentesse esempi [ ... ]


Bando per Dottorato di Ricerca - INCIPIT

Il Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche ha bandito 20 posizione per
giovani ricercatori nel settore Life Science, senza restrizioni di
nazionalità.

I giovani ricercatori selezionati avranno accesso al [ ... ]


I tre italiani che hanno stregato l’America

Da La Stampa, pubblicato il 18 gennaio, 2017:

È accaduto lo scorso 9 gennaio, a Washington, quando il presidente uscente Barack Obama ha annunciato i vincitori dei premi «Pecase», «Presidential E [ ... ]


Osservato 'grembo stellare' dove stanno nascendo due pianeti

Osservato 'grembo stellare' dove stanno nascendo due pianeti
Due giovani pianeti, probabilmente dei giganti gassosi grandi quanto Saturno, stanno nascendo dal 'grembo' fatto di polveri e gas che ci [ ... ]


UN PONTE USA-ITALIA CHE FA BENE A TUTTI

Più che a “cervelli in fuga”, dovremmo pensare a “cervelli senza frontiera”, da valorizzare e considerare risorse per l’Italia, grazie a network come Issnaf. Clicca qui per leggere l'interv [ ... ]


Le “cattedre Natta” e il rientro delle eccellenze

Le “cattedre Natta” e il rientro delle eccellenze-  un articolo di Riccardo Lattanzi sulla rivista Formiche!
L’Italia non è il solo Paese a soffrire di brain drain (fuga di cervelli). Per que [ ... ]


Dr Antonello Bonci appointed member of the National Academy of Medicine (NAM)

We are proud to announce that Dr. Antonello Bonci, Scientific Director, NIDA Director, Intramural Research Program, NIDA Johns Hopkins Bayview Campus was appointed member of the National Academy of Me [ ... ]


Advocacy

ISSNAF institutional objective to advocate the improvement of scientific, scholarly, and entrepreneurial activity and organizations within Italy is actively pursued at many levels.

The ISSNAF network of Italian talent in North America is an immense resource for the Sistema Italia.

The Foundation facilitates the transfer of knowledge and experience collecting the input of its members and channeling it to Italian Institutions and organizations.

 
Foresight in Medicine Symposium

The Italian Embassy in Washington, DC will host a debate among experts aimed at identifying forthcoming medical research developments likely to impact on society in the next ten years. ISSNAF contibuted with a network consultation to identify key issues. December 13th, 2013

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ISSNAF Reviewers BIO-MED

All qualified investigators of any area of expertise residing outside of Italy are encouraged to register in the ISSNAF Roster of Reviewers for the Italian Ministry of Health Eur 135 Million Bando RicercaFinalizzata 2011-2012.

Circulate this message to all your colleagues of any nationality as long as NOT resident in Italy.

For more information about the selection of reviewers and the review process click here

For the Ministry of Health Bando RicercaFinalizzata 2011-12 click here

 
Innovitalia Platform

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“Innovitalia” is the new digital platform introduced at the Farnesina on October 4 2012 by Foreign Minister Giulio Terzi and the Minister of Education, Universities and Research, Francesco Profumo.

At the launch event participants included the Director of RAI Educational, Silvia Calandrelli; the President of Crowdengineering, Gioacchino La Vecchia; and, by video link, Mario Raviglione and Fabiola Gianotti from Geneva, Vito Campese, ISSNAF President from Los Angeles and Riccardo Lattanzi from New York.

For more information click here

 
Gli scienziati italiani nel mondo e la crescita del paese

A large ISSNAF delegation took part in the roundtable organized by MIUR and MAE in Rome on April 17, 2012.

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Minister of Foreign Affairs Giulio Terzi and Minister Francesco Profumo (MIUR) launched the idea of a new platform designed to exchange information on programs and opportunities, and make them available to institutions, universities, research centers and enterprises.

During the meeting Aspen Institute Italia presented a proposal to address brain drain entitled "Brain Drain, Brain Exchange and Brain Circulation" whose drafting coordinator is Riccardo Lattanzi, Chair of ISSNAF New York Chapter

 
MoH Grants Evaluation Committee

young investigators_with_BalduzziThe Evaluation Committee for the Call for Young Researchers 2010 completed its works on May 4, 2012. The program provides a fund of Eur30.6M for research projects in the clinical care and biomedical fields presented by under 40 investigators. The projects are evaluated according to the method of peer review. ISSNAF supported the Ministry during the review process.The Minister of Health, Professor Renato Balduzzi, met with the Committee on May 3rd.

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Italian ministry of health peer-to-peer review


Italian ministry of health peer-to-peer review Cernobbio, 7-8 Novembre 2011

For the first time an independent peer-to-peer review process guarantees transparency and objectiveness in the allocation of public grant-making.

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For the Text of the agreement click here

 

 
ISSNAF survey on Taxation and Visa issues in the US

In March 2013, an ISSNAF working group composed by renowned researchers presented H.E. Ambassador Claudio Bisogniero with a comprehensive set of recommendations to tackle issues related to taxation, visas and other bureaucratic aspects of the life of Italian researchers in the United States.

The document based its conclusion on a wide survey conducted on over 800 Italian researchers and will be a useful resource for the upcoming negotiations of the "Italy-USA Treaty on Scientific and Technological Cooperation".

To read the document click here

To read the answer of H.E. The Ambassador, click here

 
ANVUR REPORTS

Appunti per una storia dell’ANVUR (I)

ANVUR recently published the Programma Nazionale per la Ricerca 2014 – 2020 focused on the development of human capital, few key topics and innovation.

To read more click here.

ANVUR also published the first Report on the state of Italian Universities

To read more click here

 
Task Force Scienziati Italiani nel mondo

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Following the outcomes of the roundtable “Gli scienziati italiani nel mondo e la crescita del paese” held in Rome on April 17, 2012, ISSNAF contributed to the activation of the task force charged with addressing the following themes:

 

1) Networking as a tool to connect Italian researchers who live abroad and Italian institutions

2) Research and Production

3) Legal features of University and Reseach

4) Visas and residence permits

The working groups were established on May 10th, 2012 during a kick-off meeting where ISSNAF was represented by Vito Campese and Mario Strazzabosco. Feed-back from the work groups will be presented to MIUR and MAE by summer 2012.

 
ISSNAF proposal for research in Italy

logo bluOn May 7, 2012 an ISSNAF delegation introduced and discussed with Minister Profumo (MIUR) an detailed proposal of reform of research in Italy. The proposal, currently studied by MIUR, is sticulated in two separate documents:

Punti chiave per la Ricerca in Italia was developed by a work goup composed of Vito M Campese (University of Southers California), Roberto Celi (University of Maryland), Silvia Formenti (New York University), Roberto Peccei (UC Los Angeles), Alberto Sangiovanni Vincentelli (UC Berkeley), Mario Strazzabosco (Yale University)

Le proposte di Young-ISSNAF per investire sui giovani ricercatori in Italia: Meritocrazia, Mobilità, Managerialità addresses specifically issues relevant to young investigators and was compiled by a work group composed by Chiara Gabbi (University of Houston), Monica Longo (University of Texas, Houston), Daniel Minisini (Shell, Houston), Marco Pravetoni (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis), Ennio Tasciotti (The Methodist Institute, Houston)

 
Un ponte per la ricerca

Logo Universit_Milano-BicoccaISSNAF President, Prof Vito Campese, will chair the debate "Un Ponte per la ricerca"on February 28 at Universita' degli Studi di Milano Bicocca.

For the program click here

 
Insieme per la ricerca

In collaborazione con Gruppo 2003

Milano, 21 settembre 2009 - Università Bocconi

Proposta per una nuova governance della ricerca

Programma dell’evento

Telegramma di Giorgio Napolitano

Intervista a Vito Campese

 


ISSNAF Annual Event
ISSNAF Annual Event
During the ISSNAF Annual Event the Italian Scientific Community meets the institutions, the industry, academia to discuss breakthrough ideas, network, and to award projects of young Italians through the ISSNAF Young Investigators Awards in different fields of Science. The event brings together prominent Italian scientists and researchers active in North America, as well as representatives of the Institutions and the industry. The event is organized Under the Auspices of H.E. Ambassador Armando Varricchio, the Ministry of Italian Foreign Affairs (MAECI), Ministry of research and Education (MIUR), Italian Ministry of Health, and has the Patronage of the President of the Italian Republic.This year's exciting conference will focus on Innovation Through Science, exploring innovation as invention and transformation, how research, new ideas and approaches become reality, and their impact on how we live and think.

Young ISSNAF

Young ISSNAFYoung ISSNAF is the “network-inside-the-network” of under-40 ISSNAF affiliates, Italian investigators and scholars of all areas of scientific and academic research.

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Success Stories

Young ISSNAFOur pride is to be able to help young Italian talents follow their dreams and have opportunities.

Here is where they share them.

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Samanta Cristoforetti in conversation Samanta Cristoforetti in conversation

  The Consulate General of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute and the Emilio Goggio Chair in Italian Studies, University of Toronto proudly present Samanta Cristoforetti, Italian astronaut, European Space Agency in conversation with Canadian astronaut Roberta Bondar FUTURA Mission - 200 ...

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La Console Natalia Quintavalle consegna l'onorificenza di Grande Ufficiale alla Dott.ssa Silvia Formenti, una luminare nel campo della radioterapia La Console Natalia Quintavalle consegna l'onorificenza di Grande Ufficiale alla Dott.ssa Silvia Formenti, una luminare nel campo della radioterapia

      La Dott.ssa Silvia Formenti, membro del Board of Trustees di ISSNAF e presidente dell'Advisory Board di Medicina e Biologia, ha ricevuto il 2 giugno 2015, durante le celebrazioni delle Festa della Repubblica, l'onorificenza di Grande Ufficiale dalla Console Generale d'Italia ...

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ISSNAF Medical Imaging Science Chapter 2015 Meeting ISSNAF Medical Imaging Science Chapter 2015 Meeting

Saturday, March 7th, 2015 from 12:00 to 14:00pm Meeting Room: 2.95 The meeting, held in English, is open to Italians, Italian-Americans, and Italian sympathizers For more information email imaging@issnaf.org or call Lorenzo Mannelli at +1 (646) 226 5924

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ISSNAF-Seattle Chapter Winter 2015 Meeting ISSNAF-Seattle Chapter Winter 2015 Meeting

Thursday , January 29th, 2015 early afternoonat the laboratories of Global Good-Intellectual Ventures the ISSNAF-Seattle Chapter Winter 2015 Meeting will take place. The meeting, held in English, is open to Italians, Italian-Americans, and Italian sympathizers For more information email seattle@iss...

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ISSNAF Medical Imaging Science Chapter Meeting ISSNAF Medical Imaging Science Chapter Meeting

Sunday, November 30th, 2014 from 12pm to 1:30pm Meeting Room: E271B The meeting, held in English, is open to Italians, Italian-Americans, and Italian sympathizers For more information email imaging@issnaf.org or call Lorenzo Mannelli at +1 (646) 226 5924

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ISSNAF - Fondazione Marche Internships 2014 ISSNAF - Fondazione Marche Internships 2014

 ISSNAF and Fondazione Marche are honored to announce the winners of the ECapital contest. The competition, aimed to encourage the creation of innovative business ideas, is a unique opportunity to transform creativity into business and is giving away for the winners 5 internship at "Mind the B...

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Meeting with Italy's Minister of Health, Beatrice Lorenzin Meeting with Italy's Minister of Health, Beatrice Lorenzin

  On Saturday, May 31th, 2014, a delegation of Italian researchers participated in a meeting with Italy's Minister of Health, Beatrice Lorenzin, and Sergio Pecorelli, Chancellor at the University of Brescia and President of the Italian Medicines Agency.

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Medical Imaging Science Chapter @ SIRM 2014 Medical Imaging Science Chapter @ SIRM 2014

On Saturday May the 25th, during the biannual meeting of the Societa' Italiana di Radiologia Medica (SIRM), the Medical Imaging Science Chapter of ISSNAF organized a round table to discuss the experiences of Italian radiologists abroad.

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Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti meets ISSNAF Los Angeles Mayor Garcetti meets ISSNAF

  Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti met with ISSNAF President Vito Campese during a meeting with the Italian community hosted by Consul General Giuseppe Perrone on May 20, 2014. Mayor Garcetti was very supportive and showed interested in ISSNAF activities. 

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ITALIAN BEAUTIFUL MINDS an Italian contribution ITALIAN BEAUTIFUL MINDS an Italian contribution

Meeting organized by the Consulate General of Italy, the Italian Cultural Institute, and ISSNAF on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 6:30pm at the IIC, 1023 Hilgard Avenue, Los Angeles CA 90024. RSVP to rsvp.iicla@esteri.it  

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Medical Imaging Science Chapter @ SIRM Medical Imaging Science Chapter @ SIRM

  The ISSNAF Medical Imaging Science Chapter will hold a roundtable during the 2014 Meeting of the Societa’ Italiana di Radiologia Medica (SIRM). The discussion will highlight different research experiences of Italian scientists in North America and promote future collaborations between medic...

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ISSNAF Seattle Chapter Summer Meeting ISSNAF Seattle Chapter Summer Meeting

The 2014 ISSNAF-Seattle Chapter (near) Summer meeting will take place on Wednesday, June 4th in the Bellevue Arts Museum (BAM, 510 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA 98004) from 5.30pm to 8.00 pm. Guest speakers: Mark Nassutti, novelist, will talk about how his Italian roots made possible to write a no...

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2014 ISSNAF Awards for the Humanities 2014 ISSNAF Awards for the Humanities

ISSNAF and LaFondazioneNY encourage all Italian researchers born after March 30, 1974 and currently primarily working in the United States or Canada to submit their full applications.

DEADLINE EXTENDED APRIL 25, 2014.

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Internship Program ISSNAF-ASI 2014 Internship Program ISSNAF-ASI 2014

Thanks to the generous support of Agenzia Spaziale Italiana (ASI) ISSNAF is offering two summer internships in primary North American research facilities.

DEADLINE EXTENDED APRIL 10, 2014.


Read the call - Get Application form - Learn more about ASI.

ISSNAF Seminar @ NY Chapter ISSNAF Seminar @ NY Chapter

The first ISSNAF Seminar of 2014, "Italy 2020: Challenges and Opportunities of Growth", was organized by the New York Chapter on February 28th at the Italian Cultural Institute in New York. Approximately 130 people gathered to listen to our amazing speakers and the event was truly a success.

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ISSNAF Seattle Chapter Spring Meeting ISSNAF Seattle Chapter Spring Meeting

The 2014 Spring meeting will take place on Thursday, April 10th in the Auditorium of the Research and Training Building (300 9th Ave, 98104, Seattle) at Harborview Medical Center. We are pleased to host four outstanding speakers: Erica Tartaglione, Research Specialist at the VA Puget Sound Hospit...

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