Argentine President inaugurated new headquarters for the Institute of Research on Catalysis and Petrochemistry in the province of Santa Fe
The new building of the INCAPE, which covers an area of 1,790 square meters was opened. It required an investment of ARS$21,532,010, which was co-financed between the CONICET and the MINCyT.
The CONICET strengthens bonds with society
CONICET’s bonds with society advance: the technology transference activities performed in 2014 reflect an increase of 45% over the previous year.
Marcelo Isasi: the exhilarating experience of reconstructing dinosaur’s skeletons
He has been part of Fernando Novas’ team at the “Bernardino Rivadavia” Natural Sciences Museum of Argentina for 15 years. Since 2006, he has been a technician in palaeontology (CPA). He used to be a principal technician but then rose through the ranks and now is a professional technician.
Women at the CONICET: an increasing trend
The proportion and number of female scientists at the Council progressively increased over the last years. Currently, they represent 52% of the total number of researchers and 60% of the fellows.
“We want to encourage high school students to be scientists”
Luis Cappozzo is a CONICET marine biologist and member of País Ciencia. In his role as a science communicator, he became an actor to share his knowledge on television.
57 years of the CONICET
This is the main institution devoted to the promotion of science and technology in Argentina.
CONICET and SEDRONAR will fund research projects on drugs
This call includes different studies ranging from seized cocaine samples and 'pasta base' (a cocaine derivative) essays to studies on the impact of consumption of these substances on health.
The CONICET and FLACSO are going to fund research projects on gender
The joint initiative focuses on the interests of both institutions regarding identification, administration and funding of Proyectos de Investigación Orientados (Oriented Research Projects).
Metocean buoys to analyse the energy potential of the Argentine Sea
Marking an important milestone for Argentine science and technology, Y-TEC put buoys to measure this renewable marine resource and promote national energy.