News archive 1998

01 Dec 1998

THAT TIME OF YEAR

The ICTP will be officially closed between 25 December and 7 January as part of its annual winter break. The 12-months 1999 Calendar, highlighting Centre facilities and activities on the occasion of ICTP's 35th anniversary, and the 1999 Scientific Calendar, listing the Centre's research and training agenda for next ye...

01 Dec 1998

"CARESSED ENGRAVINGS" AT ADRIATICO

The Centre's Art Gallery's fourth exhibition, "Caressed Engravings," will officially open on 12 December at 17:00. The exhibition, located on the Lower Level 1 of the Adriatico Guesthouse, will feature 22 works by some of Italy's most accomplished painters and sculptors, as well as works from Croatia and Chi...

01 Dec 1998

NOBEL LAUREATES AT TWAS GENERAL MEETING

The Tenth General Meeting of the Third World Academy of Sciences (TWAS), which will take place at the ICTP between 9-11 December, will bring more than 100 scientists from around the world to Trieste. The highlight of the meeting will occur on Wednesday 9 December when three Nobel Laureates--Carlo Rubbia (Physics 1984)...

01 Dec 1998

ITALY'S CHINESE AMBASSADOR

WU Minglian, China's Ambassador to Italy, visited the ICTP on 2 November, to express his thanks for the assistance that the Centre has rendered to Chinese scientists over the years. The Head of ICTP's Condensed Matter Group, YU Lu, who hosted WU Minglian's visit, pointed to the ICTP's Joint Travel Grant Arrangements w...

01 Dec 1998

HONORS AND PRIZES

ICTP Director, Miguel A. Virasoro, has been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He is one of 147 new fellows and 22 honorary foreign members chosen in the field of physical sciences. The goal of the Academy, which was founded more than 200 years ago, is to bring together leading figures from universi...

01 Dec 1998

STEERING COMMITTEE MEETS

The annual meeting of the ICTP Steering Committee took place on 20 November 1998. At the meeting, committee members, representing the Centre's primary sponsors (the Italian government, United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization and the International Atomic Energy Agency), approved the Centre's bu...

01 Nov 1998

STEERING AHEAD

The annual meeting of the ICTP Steering Committee, originally scheduled for October, will now take place at the Centre on 20 November. The committee, which includes representatives from both the Italian government, the Centre's main sponsor, and the United Nations Educational, Science and Cultural Organization (UNESCO...

01 Nov 1998

FERMI'S FULL HOUSE

With the arrival of the Print Shop and Mail Office, which have been moved from the Adriatico Guesthouse, and the opening of a new laboratory for ICTP's Programme on Networking (the Autumn Training Activity on Networking and Radiocommunications marks the laboratory's inaugural research activity), ICTP's Enrico Fermi Bu...

01 Nov 1998

ICTP 1999 PRIZE: NEW FORMAT

The 1999 ICTP Prize, in Condensed Matter Physics, will be given in the name of Stig Lundqvist, a world-renowned physicist who chaired the ICTP Scientific Council from 1982 to 1992. Under a new selection process, the Centre will solicit nominations from chairs and department heads in universities and research institute...

 
 

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