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Bando per Visiting Professor o Visiting Researcher presso l’Università di Perugia.

  Chi fosse interessato ad essere invitato per favore contattare veronesi@issnaf.org o simonetti@issnaf.org. Scadenza Bando 30 giugno 2015 Clicca qui per leggere il comunicato ufficiale


SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH & INNOVATION: ANTONELLO PILEGGI PRESIDENT OF THE MIAMI SCIENTIFIC ITALIAN COMMUNITY

Il Prof. Antonello Pileggi è stato eletto Presidente della Miami Scientific Italian Community (MSIC). Il Consiglio di Amministrazione sarà composto dal Dott. Fabio De Furia Vice Presi [ ... ]


WINTER SCHOOL - Le tecniche spettroscopiche

  Il Consiglio per la Ricerca in Agricoltura dell’economia agraria, l’Università di Sassari e la Società Italiana Spettroscopia NIR organizzano: WINTER SCHOOL “Le tecniche spettroscopic [ ... ]


The American-Italian Cancer Foundation (AICF) funds post-doc research fellowships for Italian scientists in the USA

  The American-Italian Cancer Foundation (AICF) in New York, is a 501c3 non-profit organization founded by Italian scientist Umberto Veronesi to support cancer research and control. Each year,  [ ... ]


Bad Luck of Random Mutations Plays Predominant Role in Cancer, Study Shows

  “If two-thirds of cancer incidence across tissues is explained by random DNA mutations that occur when stem cells divide, then changing our lifestyle and habits will be a huge help in preven [ ... ]


Department of Energy USA - finanziamenti per progetti di progettazione del paesaggio

Il Department of Energy USA ha annunciato finanziamenti, fino a 14 milioni di dollari per progetto, per sostenere proposte di progettazione del paesaggio che mantengano o aumentino la sostenibilita` a [ ... ]


Yale University - Postdoctoral Position

A Postdoctoral position is available in Dr. Strazzabosco’s Lab at the Department of Internal Medicine, Section of Digestive Diseases, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven CT (USA). Success [ ... ]


Premio Internazionale Giovan Giacomo Giordano-NIAF

Washington, October 25, 2014: International Award Giovan Giacomo Giordano NIAF-Ethics and Creativity proven in medical research. The Sbarro Health Research Organization (SHRO) in collaboration with t [ ... ]


LET'S 2014

LET'S 2014 will be held in Bologna (Italy) from September 29th to October 1st 2014 with the aim of discussing the role of the Key Enabling Technologies pinpointed by Horizon 2020, the European Union F [ ... ]


Architecture Follows Nature - BIOMIMETIC PRINCIPLES FOR INNOVATIVE DESIGN

Biology influences design projects in many ways; the related discipline is known as biomimetics or biomimicry. Using the animal kingdom as a source of inspiration, Ilaria Mazzoleni seeks to insti [ ... ]


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PhD @ Scuola Normale Superiore (Pisa)

SNS-Pisa ormale Superiore, ranked among the top five universities in the world, is calling for applicants to a wide range of PhD courses in the following disciplines:

 

For more info: http://phd.sns.it/en/
Deadlines: June 30 (July session) - September 15 (october session)

 
IMT Institute for Advanced Studies (Lucca) PhD

The IMT Institute for Advanced Studies Lucca published a call for applications for PhD positions

Deadline: July 14, 2014

Read more: www.imtlucca.it

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Happiness Increases With Age

1.coverA new report published in Psychological Science reveals that self-reported feelings of well-being tend to increase with age, but that a person's overall level of well-being depends on when he or she was born. Two Italian researchers, Antonio Terracciano and Luigi Ferrucci, working at the National Institue on Aging in Baltimore, took part to the research. 
For the article  click here

 
Strategies and resources for culture promotion

logo fondazione_rosselliThe Rosselli Foundation's initiatives for the italian culture promotion.

For more information click here

 
The evolution of matrilineal kinship organization

proceedings coverIn most human societies, men pass on their worldly goods to their wife's children. But in about 10 percent of societies, men inexplicably transfer their wealth to their sister's sons -- what's called "mother's brother-sister's son" inheritance. A new study on this unusual form of matrilineal inheritance by an italian reseacher Laura Fortunato has produced insights into this practice.

For the abstract click here

 
An open letter for research in Italy

logo scienzainreteAn open letter for the rebirth of italian research was sent to Napolitano, Italian President of the Repubblic, and to Minister Francesco Profumo (MIUR).

To learn more click here

 
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ISSNAF Annual Event
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Prof. Andrew Viterbi was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at the ISSNAF 2014 Annual Event in Washington DC (12-13 NOV 2014)
Professor Andrew Viterbi was honored with the ISSNAF Lifetime Achievement Award in acknowledgment of his revolutionary and creative contribution to scientific development in the field of Information Technology - a pioneering work that helped bring about the digital age and brought great prestige to Italy. The Award was presented to him by H.E. Ambassador of Italy to the U.S. Claudio Bisogniero. The 2014 ISSNAF Annual Event focused on the topical debate “Cybersciences and Research: Promoting a Perfect Match, Avoiding a Perfect Storm” with the participation of prominent Italian scientists from different disciplines.

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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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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ISSNAF Seminars at NY Chapter ISSNAF Seminars at NY Chapter

The Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation cordially invites you toItaly 2020: Challenges and Opportunities of Growth Friday, 28th February 2014 at 6:00 p.m.Italian Cultural Institute in New York, 686 Park Avenue, NY 10065

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Invitation to UNESCO Chair Inauguration Invitation to UNESCO Chair Inauguration

Dr. Federico Rosei invites ISSNAF members to the official inauguration of the UNESCO Chair “Materials and Technologies for Energy Conversion, Saving and Storage” (MATECSS), which will take place at the Queen Elizabeth Hotel in Montreal on April 10th 2014 starting at 09:00 am.

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