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Alessio Figalli is a mathematician and Italian academic, winner in 2018 of the Fields medal, the most prestigious recognition in mathematics.

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Ada E. Yonath won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 2009 for her studies on the structure and function of the ribosome

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Fabiola Gianotti is currently Director-General of CERN in Geneva and is one of those scientists who announced the first discovery of the Higgs boson in 2012. 

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Didier Queloz is won the Nobel Prize for Physics in 2019 and is professor of Physics at the Cavendish Laboratory and Geneva University.

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Sheila Jasanoff is professor of Science and Technology Studies at the Harvard Kennedy School. She founded and directs the STS (Science & Technology Studies) programme at Harvard.

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Albert van Jaarsveld is Director General and CEO of IIASA, the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis 

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Mauro Ferrari is President of the European Research Council since 1 January 2020.

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Griša Močnik studied is head of the Center for Atmospheric Research of the University of Nova Gorica.

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Matevž Lenarčič is a pilot, a climber, and photographer.Together with Griša Močnik he runs the Aviation for Science project to monitor the levels of black carbon in the air

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Tolullah Oni is a Public Health Physician Scientist and urban epidemiologist, a Clinical Senior Research Associate in Global Public Health at University of Cambridge MRC Epidemiology Unit...

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Mauro Giacca is Professor of cardiovascular science at the School of Cardiovascular Medicine & Sciences at King’s College London.

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Michele Morgante is Scientific Director of the Institute of Applied Genomics, a member of the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei and the European Academy.

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A highly distinguished scientist, Prof.Mattaj has made major contributions to the fields of transcription, RNA metabolism, nucleocytoplasmic transport and cell division

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Ina Homeier is an architect and has worked at the department of urban planning at the University of Vienna since 1994. 

News

Bruno Della Vedova
Editorial By Bruno Della Vedova

An international Forum for a sustainable world

Editorial by Bruno Della Vedova

Sustainability and innovation will be the key themes and the guide for the three tracks of the ESOF programme, centred for two thirds on the themes that are currently of most interest tied to Science and its ability to provide answers to the main challenges of our times...

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Open knowledge, fair future: here comes ESOF 2020 Programme

170 events selected from more than 600 proposals submitted from all over the world, starting, of course, from Europe. More than 4000 participants from around 80 countries are expected in Friuli Venezia Giulia’s capital city, the European City of Science 2020…

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Trieste European City Of Science & More 

The choice of Trieste as the European City of Science 2020 is due to the significant scientific tradition of the city which dates back to the end of the 19th century when the Astronomical Observatory was created, followed by institutions active in the fields of Geophysics and Marine Biology…

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