Future Built on Knowledge


  • June 20, 2022
    Interview with Gert Aarts ECT* center director
    "All people forced to flee have the right to be protected and to rebuild their lives, without distinction". This is the motto of the World Refugee Day, which is celebrated on June 20. To commemorate this anniversary, we asked the Director of the European Center for Theoretical Studies in Nuclear Physics and Related Areas (ECT*), Gert Aarts, a few questions regarding the initiative aimed at Ukrainian researchers that will include three visiting scientists in the coming months within the Villa Tambosi Center. The Director explains how the initiative came about, how it has been received, and what the implications are for FBK and the scientific community.
  • March 30, 2022
    3 Visiting Scientist positions at FBK-ECT* for Ukrainian researchers
    Candidates are invited to express their interest no later than April 20th, 2022 for the open positions at the European Centre for Theoretical Studies in Nuclear Physics and Related Areas (ECT*) of the Fondazione Bruno Kessler (FBK).
  • May 11, 2021
    FBK-ECT* 2020 Annual Report
    Review of the activities carried out by the FBK ECT * (European Center for Theoretical Studies in Nuclear Physics and Related Areas) in the year of the outbreak of the SarsCov2 pandemic
  • March 15, 2021
    ECT*-LISC researchers develop more precise models to describe DNA damage during radiotherapy
    These advances have been recognized by two recent publications in the prestigious journals Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters and Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. The latter article has been also highlighted in the “2021 PCCP Hot Articles” list as well as in the journal’s back cover.
  • September 2, 2020
    ECT* – the new website is online
    Developed during the lockdown, it has been designed according to an innovative logic that includes remote events
  • February 18, 2020
    ECT * hosted a remembrance ceremony for Professor Renzo Leonardi, the “father” of Trentino physics and of the Proton Therapy Center
    Professor Renzo Leonardi, one of the "fathers" of physics in Trento and of the Povo department of the University, as well as of ECT *, the European Center for Theoretical Nuclear Physics at Fondazione Bruno Kessler, passed away on July 6, at the age of 79
  • August 17, 2018
    A Virtual Journey Inside Einstein’s Universe
    Astrophysicist Luciano Rezzolla will talk about neutron stars, black holes and gravitational waves. The event has been organized to mark the 25th anniversary of ECT*
  • September 19, 2017
    Countdown to the Researchers’ Night
    The appointment in Trento, in parallel with the other 52 Italian cities that join the initiative, is for Friday September 29. FBK Demo & Hands-on
  • March 24, 2017
    Mobility Story: Giovanni Garberoglio #4 Coming back home
    The final part of an intense knowledge-trip with many lessons learnt, between trial and error.