On the importance of conferences

Since the establishment of the scientific method in 17th century thanks to Galileo Galilei[1], the key point has been to combine the rigorous scientific research work with the necessity to diffuse the know-how and the relative scientific achievements.What really made a difference can be summarized in two points:  the human being is not purely objective,…

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De Jonge onderzoekers

ITN-TCCM & Science Outreach Activities Within the ITN-TCCM network, informative science activities are very important. Indeed, the science outreaching have been the platform to attract people to fundamental research. Such activities have drawn the attention to different sectors of the society, including young people, organizations, industries and, governmental entities. The impact of computational modelling over…

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European Researchers’ Night: beSCIENCEd

On 29th September the European Researchers’ Night took place in more than 300 European cities throughout Europe. This wide event is dedicated to science and engineering and takes place every year in September since 2005. It represents an occasion to boost public awareness of the positive role of research in society. The event is officially…

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School on Open Science Cloud

In the recent years progress towards next generation computing platforms has moved from stand-alone parallel infrastructures to distributed cloud platforms. Keeping up with all state-of-the-art developments in this field might be a tough and time-demanding task, however, knowing these trends is essential for scientists working in related areas. Thus, an idea of making a school…

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Can open science and crowd-sourcing make the drug discovery process advance?

The interplay between the public world of Universities, or research institutes, and the private side of pharmaceutical industries and corporations is an important but also delicate aspect of medical research. The drug discovery process will be presented as example, where bridging private and public sectors could bring new vigor to this research field. The development…

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School of Scientific Visualization

From the 15th to the 21st of January 2017, the School of Scientific Visualization took place at the Cineca venue in Rome, within the Theoretical Chemistry and Computational Modeling (TCCM) European Joint Doctorate (EJD) program. The course was edited by the nonacademic partner SCAI Cineca together with Université Paul Sabatier in France and represents the…

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