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Appeal to the President of the Republic in favor of science and scientific culture – The 150th anniversary of the Unification of Italy represents the ideal occasion to recall the important role played by scientists. This recollection cannot be simply commemorative since a profound and expert knowledge of reality and its languages has become and will…

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Presentation of the volume ‘Science in Southern Italy after the Unification of Italy ‘ (La Scienza nel Mezzogiorno dopo l’Unità d’Italia)

The series of meetings started in 2008 to present the study program of the National Committee ‘Science in Southern Italy from the country’s unification’ (‘La Scienza nel Mezzogiorno dall’Unità d’Italia ad oggi) and the related volume ‘Science in Southern Italy after Italy’s Unification’ (La Scienza nel Mezzogiorno dopo l’Unità d’Italia’), published by Rubbettino, ends today…

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Meeting ‘Italian Scientists and Italy’s Unification’

The Meeting is promoted in the framework of the celebrations for the 150th anniversary of Italy’s Unification. The Italian scientific community played a major role during the unification process, the so-called Risorgimento, and in the creation of the Unified State. This is borne out by the presence of important scientific figures like Stanislao Cannizzaro, Carlo Matteucci, Quintino…

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Gian Tommaso Scarascia Mugnozza, a scientist at the service of the Country’

The National Academy of Sciences remembers the beloved President prof. Gian Tommaso Scarascia Mugnozza, together with Authorities, colleagues and pupils during the ceremony that will take place at the Sala degli Atti Parlamentari of the Biblioteca del Senato ‘Giovanni Spadolini’ (Piazza della Minerva 38). at 9.30 a.m. Speakers: Alessandro Ballio, Luigi Berlinguer, Gerardo Bianco, Antonio Blanco,…

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XIV National Meeting of the Group Foundations and History of Chemistry

  Rimini, September 21st-23rd, 2011 The Group was founded in 1986 by scholars with both a chemical and humanistic training. This characteristic feature still distinguishes the Group from other Societies of history of Science focused on single disciplines. The Academy publishes the Proceedings of the national meetings which take place every other year. Link to…

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Election of the President of the National Academy of Sciences called of the XL

The National Academy of Sciences called Academy of the XL elected Prof. Emilia Chiancone as President. The installation in office was formalized on June 3rd, 2011 by the Presidential Council. Emilia Chiancone, senior Professor of Molecular Biology at ‘Sapienza’ University of Rome, an established scholar in the study of protein function and their regulation, is…

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