Opening of the 236 Academic Year

The Academy starts the 236th academic year on Thursday May 10 at the seat of the Academy Library. On this occasion, the 2018 Medals will be presented and the newly elected members Giovanni Appendino, professor of Chemistry at the University of Eastern Piedmont  (Novara), and Ferdinando Auricchio, professor of Structural Engineering at the University of…

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The Academy participates in Open House Roma

On the occasion of Open House 2018, an international event that aims at valuing the cultural and architectural heritage through the engagement of the whole territory, the seats of the Academy will be opened to the public in May on Saturday 12 and Sunday 13. Guided tours can be booked on www.openhouseroma.org The first Italian…

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City Nature Challenge 2018

Rome is the only Italian city that will be engaged in the 2018 City Nature Challenge, an international competition involving nearly 70 cities, launched by the Natural History Museum in Los Angeles and the California Academy of Sciences in the framework of Citizen Science activities. The 2018 Nature City Challenge comprises two parts.  The first will…

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Wheats & Women International Conference June 14-15, 2018

To  celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of Carlotta Parisani Strampelli the Academy and ENEA promoted the International Conference Wheats &Women. The Conference will be held at the Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche  concomitantly with the awarding of the First Edition of the Carlotta Prize, established to remember Carlotta Parisani and promote and give value…

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Symposium ‘The astrochemical observatory: focus on chiral molecules’

The Symposium ‘Astrochemical observatory: focus on chiral molecules’ will be held in Rome on March 22-23 in the Academic Library. The initiative can be framed in the context of a new interdisciplinary research field, astrochemistry, which makes use of recent astronomical and radio-astronomical observations, space mission data collections, laboratory observations, theoretical and computational modeling. Several organic molecules, even complex ones, have been…

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The digital road. Communicating the Heritage

The meeting ‘Protection and valorization of the historic-scientific heritage’ is held in the framework of the Academy participation in the European network DiCultHer – the acronym of Digital Cultural Heritage –  whose mission is to promote digital skills in the cultural heritage field. Speakers: Emilia Chiancone, Carmine Marinucci, Silviero Sansavini, Annibale Mottana, Giovanni Paoloni, Filippo…

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First Italian Citizen Science Conference

The massive participation of researchers in the First Italian Citizen Science Conference (Rome, November 23-25, 2017) confirmed the great interest raised by the topic and by the prospects of developing the new approach to science it proposes in Italy. Even though Citizen Science finds applications in many scientific areas, it finds its largest success in…

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“Climate and its Evolution” Seminar in Mestre

‘Climate and its Evolution ’is the title of the Seminar organized in the framework of the series of meetings on ‘Science and Technology in Anthropocene: Risks and Benefits’, promoted by the National Academy of Sciences. The seminar will take place in Mestre on November 30, 2107. It is organized in collaboration with the Ca’ Foscari University…

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‘Computation Secrets and Causality’ Conference by Silvio Micali

Silvio Micali, computer scientist at MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory at MIT and professor of Computer Science at MIT, will hold the conference “Mathematics and Computation” in the Academy Library on November 27, 2017. The event is organized by the Academy in collaboration with the Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Professor Micali was assigned the…

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