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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Amedeo Avogadro. Letters

The first collection of the correspondence of Amedeo Avogadro (August 9th, 1776 – July 9th, 1856), the famous scientist from Turin and Academy member, has been published by Marco Ciardi and Mariachiara Di Matteo in a volume edited by the National Academy of Sciences called of the XL. The volume presents a number of unedited…

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Itinercultura. A 2.0 interactive leaflet and an app to present the Cultural Institutions operative in the Latium Region

The Academy participates in ‘Itinercultura’ a joined initiative of the Latium Region and of the national and regional Cultural Institutions coordinated by the National Institute of Roman Studies (Istituto Nazionale di Studi Romani), the project leader, which produced two innovative items for the general public, one addressed to nostalgics of printed paper and the other…

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The National Group ‘Foundations and History of Chemistry’ is 30 years old

This year marks the thirtieth anniversary of the establishment of the National Group ‘Foundations and History of Chemistry’ (Gruppo Nazionale di Fondamenti e Storia della Chimica, GNFSC). On this occasion, a meeting will take place in the Academy Library on November, 16th, 2016. The Group was established on May 12th 1986,  with the aim of…

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Meeting on the occasion of the Second Annual Assembly

The engagement is for November 15th, 2016 when the second annual assembly of the Academy members will take place. After the welcome address of the President Emilia Chiancone at 10.30 am, the newly appointed members Carlo Barbante and Giuseppe Scarascia Mugnozza will give their induction talk. Carlo Barbante, professor of Analytical Chemistry at Ca’ Foscari…

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The Academy Medals for 2016

The engagement is for November 15th, 2016 when the second annual assembly of the Academy members will take place. After the welcome address of the President Emilia Chiancone at 10.30 am, the newly appointed members Carlo Barbante and Giuseppe Scarascia Mugnozza will give their induction talk. Carlo Barbante, professor of Analytical Chemistry at Ca’ Foscari…

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