The President of the Italian Republic Giorgio Napolitano conferred the prestigious Nature Award for Mentoring in Science, attributed to Italy for 2013, ex-aequo to Academy members Vincenzo Balzani and Giorgio Parisi as a recognition for their outstanding lifetime mentorship. The ceremony took place at the Quirinal Palace on November 25th, 2013.

Nature Awards for Mentoring in Science – Italy 2013 

In the press:

Napolitano ed il valore della Scienza – Il Sole24Ore

Il professor Balzani riceve il premio “Nature” da Napolitano – Il Resto del Carlino

Ricerca: a Giorgio Parisi Nature Award for Mentoring in Science – AGI