Science and Technology in the Anthropocene. Chemistry in the energy transition

The meeting ‘Chemistry in the energy transition’, to be held in Bologna on September 29, 2017, is the fourth  appointment of the series ‘Science and Technology in the Anthropocene: risks and benefits’. The reduction of fossil fuel consumption represents one of the challenges mankind has to face urgently by means of energy saving actions, more…

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2017 Academy Medals

The National Academy of Sciences called of the XL has opened the 235th academic year on May 10, 2017 at the Academy Library in Villa Torlonia, in the presence of prof. Giampaolo D’Andrea, Chief of Staff of the Minister of Culture and Tourism. On this occasion, the 2017 Academy medals have been awarded: The Medal of…

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Opening of the 235th Academic Year

On May 10, 2017 the Academy opens the 235th Year since its Foundation. The Academy Medals for the current year will be awarded on this occasion. The Medal of the XL for Mathematics to prof. Riccardo Salvati Manni; the Medal of the XL for Physical and Natural Sciences to Ferdinando Boero and the Matteucci Medal to…

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Nutrition today between nutraceutics and epigenetics. Event in Naples

On May 3, 2017 the Città della Scienza will host the event promoted by the National Academy of Sciences called of the XL in collaboration with the CNR and the University of Naples ‘Federico II’ on ‘Nutrition today between nutraceutics and epigenetics’. The capacity to prepare, manipulate and store food helped – possibly more than fire, the…

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Meeting “Science and the understanding of the past and future of Man“

The second event of the seminars on ‘Science and Technology in the Anthropocene’ will take place on March 29, 2017 in Padova. The technological acceleration that characterizes our time is reflected not only in the impact of society on natural equilibria, but also in the rapid conceptual and methodological evolution of various scientific disciplines. The use…

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Big Data and flows of knowledge. A meeting in Milan.

The meeting, promoted by the Academy in collaboration with the Polytechnic and with the support of the National Research Council will take place on March 10, 2017 in the framework of the series on Science and Technology in the Anthropocene: risks and benefits. Big Data and flows of knowledge: the event arises from the reflection that…

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The Ecosystems of the Presidential Estate in Castelporziano. Public meeting in Rome

On the occasion of the opening of the nature trails at the Natural Reserve of Castelporziano, the meeting ‘The Ecosystems of the Presidential Estate in Castelporziano: a common heritage to be known and safeguarded’ proposes a story with multiple voices on the Estate biodiversity: the forests, the flora and fauna, an unicum in the Mediterranean. The…

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EcoLogicaCup. To the discovery of ecology and biodiversity

The Academy is a partner of the X Edition of EcoLogicaCup, the first national on-line team competition on ecology for high school students. The cup engages students and teachers in different gaming stages and represents a tool to support science teaching in schools. EcoLogicaCup is an initiative of the University of Salento and the Italian…

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Agriculture and agricultural research in the First World War

The volume edited recently by the Academy collects the proceedings of the meeting organized in Milan on December 2-3, 2015 in the framework of the multi-annual project ‘Sciences and the Great War’ promoted by the Academy under the aegis of the Presidency of the Council of Ministers. The volume proposes an original investigation on the…

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