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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 [ ... ]


The Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists

The Prize is awarded annually to one young scientist for outstanding life science research for which he/she was awarded a doctoral degree in the previous year. The topic of the entrant's thesis resea [ ... ]


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


Canada-Italy Arctic Science Workshop

Organized by The Embassy of Italy in Canada and the Canadian Polar Commission Ottawa October 22, 2014


UW Award to Gaetano Borriello

The University of Washington has announced this year’s Awards of Excellence recipients being recognized for achievements in teaching, mentoring, public service and staff support. Gaetano Borriello, [ ... ]


DOE-INFN Summer Students Exchange Programme - 2014 Edition

The US Department of Energy (DOE) and the Istituto Nazionale di Fisica Nucleare of Italy (INFN) announce the 2014 edition of the Summer Exchange Program dedicated to promote the exchange of students i [ ... ]


Montalcini Call

MIUR published a call for applications for the recruitment of 24 temporary researchers open to scholars of all Nationalities holding a research doctorate for less than 7 years and have been permanentl [ ... ]


La rete italica. Idee per un Commonwealth

"Nell'era della globalizzazione quale sarà il futuro di quello straordinario, raffinato e davvero unico patrimonio della cultura, dell'arte, dell'ingegno, del gusto, dello stile, dell'eleganza, dell' [ ... ]


Fondazione Bracco Grant

The Bracco Foundation sponsors through the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) a research grant of $ 100,000 for an 18 months fellowships at Boston University School of Medicine. The call is  [ ... ]


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Italian MoH Grants 2013

minsalute f2The Italian Ministry of Health opened a new call for application for the "Bando per la ricerca finalizzata 2013" funding over Eur 76.6 Mil. As in the previous years, a specific provision is made for "Foreign Projects" (at least Eur 10 mil), presented by Italian researchers in collaboration with Italian colleagues working abroad; another provision of Eur 25.7 Mil is made for young researchers.

Key Deadlines:
Letter of Intent: by July 11, 2014
Full Grant Application: by September 12, 2014

 

For the full text of the call pdfclick here

 
THE MEDICAL IMAGING SCIENCE CHAPTER @ SIRM 2014

sirmOn 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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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)

 
The Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists

prizeThe Prize is awarded annually to one young scientist for outstanding life science research for which he/she was awarded a doctoral degree in the previous year.

The topic of the entrant's thesis research must be in one of the following categories:

  • Cell and Developmental Biology
  • Genomics and Proteomics
  • Environment
  • Translational Medicine

Eligible entrants must have been awarded their doctoral degree in 2013, and the subject of their thesis should match one of the Subject Tracks below. The winners from each category will compete for the grand prize.

Prize money: US$25,000 for the grand prize winner, US$3,000 for each of the category winners.

The grand prize winning essay will be published in Science and essays from the each of the category winners will be published online.

Application deadline: August 1, 2014

Read more http://www.sciencemag.org/site/feature/data/prizes/scilifelab/

 
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 medical imaging scientists living abroad and scientists living  in Italy.

Firenze, Fortezza da Basso, Sala Donatello - Saturday May 24th, 2014

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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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Medical Imaging Science Chapter Launch Event Medical Imaging Science Chapter Launch Event

The inaugural meeting of the Medical Imaging Science Chapter was held at the McCormick Place in Chicago on Sunday, December 1st 2013 during the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). Development of collaborative projects between Italian radiologists working abroad and i...

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ISSNAF Seattle Chapter Fall Meeting ISSNAF Seattle Chapter Fall Meeting

The ISSNAF-Seattle Chapter fall meeting was just another great success. Almost 100 people gathered to listen to our four amazing speakers and to visit the BAM. After the visit we enjoyed talks form Claudio Mazzola, PhD and Senior Lecturer at the Department of French and Italian Studies at the Univ...

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Foresight in Medicine Symposium 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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2014 CALL FOR PAPERS 2014 CALL FOR PAPERS

The 2014 ISSNAF - LaFondazioneNY Award for the Humanities will acknowledge the best unpublished manuscript of a volume in English dealing with aspects of the relationship between the Arts and Science and/or Technology in the context of Italian culture.

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