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Alexei Starobinsky, in memoriam
sigravDecember 24, 2023

SIGRAV mourns the loss of Alexei Starobinsky, a distinguished cosmologist and cherished colleague to many within our community, who passed away on December 21st. Professor Starobinsky, as an Amaldi Medal awardee in 2012, was also an esteemed member of SIGRAV. His absence leaves a void that will be deeply felt by us all.

Giulio Rampa PhD Thesis prize
sigravSeptember 6, 2023

The 2023 Giulio Rampa Thesis Prize for outstanding research in General Relativity has been awarded to Dr. Elisa Maggio. The Committee consisted of Profs. Lars Andersson, Mauro Carfora, Gerhard Huisken, Luciano Rezzolla, and Fulvio Ricci. The prizes will be presented to Elisa Maggio at the 25th edition of the “Italian Society for General Relativity and […]

Amaldi Medals and SIGRAV prizes 2023
sigravSeptember 6, 2023

The recipients of the 2023 Amaldi medals are: Jospeph Silk and Gabriele Veneziano. The 2023 SIGRAV prizes (for scientists under 40 who work in Italy) are assigned to: Giulia Gubitosi and Sunny Vagnozzi The prizes will be assigned during the SIGRAV XXV conference in Trieste, when special seminars will be held by the awardees.

XXV SIGRAV Conference, Trieste 4-8 September 2023
sigravMarch 3, 2023

Sigrav Conference will be held in Triestre, on September 4-8, 2023. First announcement Info here

Lake Como School of Advanced Studies (12-16 June 2023)
sigravJanuary 18, 2023

BRAVE NEW WORLDS II Understanding the planets of other stars Villa del Grumello Como – Italy 12-16 June 2023 For further info

Giulio Rampa PhD Thesis Prize 2023
sigravJanuary 18, 2023

Giulio Rampa PhD Thesis Prize for Outstanding Research in General Relativity and Gravitational Physics – 2023 Edition For more info

Mathematical General Relativity in Cortona
sigravAugust 21, 2021

Scientific Committee Justin Corvino (Lafayette College) Pengzi Miao (University of Miami) Organizing Committee Mauro Carfora (Università di Pavia) Giorgio Patrizio (Università di Firenze) Tommaso Ruggeri (Università di Bologna) INdAM (Istituto Nazionale di Alta Matematica), MSRI (Mathematical Science Research Institute), SMI (Scuola Matematica Interuniversitaria), in cooperation with the CMI (Clay Mathematics Institute), organize a a summer graduate workshop on Mathematical General […]

XXIV SIGRAV Conference, Urbino 7-9 Sept 2021 (Registration open)
sigravFebruary 17, 2020

The Italian Society of General Relativity and Gravitation announces the XXIV SIGRAV Conference, to be held in Urbino (Marche region, Italy) from 7 to 9 September 2021, hosted by the Urbino University Carlo Bo in the beautiful setting of Palazzo Battiferri located in the historic centre of the town, an UNESCO World Heritage Site. The […]

GWIC-Braccini Thesis Prize for 2019: Call for Nominations
sigravJanuary 12, 2020

The nomination deadline is 31 January 2020. The Gravitational Wave International Committee is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with the Friends of Stefano Braccini to award a single yearly prize recognizing an outstanding Ph.D. thesis in the field of gravitational waves, the GWIC-Braccini Thesis Prize.  Nominations for the 2019 GWIC-Braccini Thesis Prizes are […]

SIGRAV International School 2020
sigravOctober 5, 2019

SIGRAV International School 2020. Gravity: General Relativity and beyond. Astrophysics, Cosmology and Gravitational waves. 3-7 February 2020 – Vietri sul Mare (Salerno – Italy)