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NASB conducts Week of Native Language
On February 20-26, the Yakub Kolas Institute of Linguistics of the NAS of Belarus conducts a Week of Native Language dedicated to the International Native Language Day which is celebrated on 21 February. In this regard, a number of events have been scheduled.
On February 20, at 2.00 p.m. the Yakub Kolas Institute of Linguistics will host meeting with schoolchildren who are the winners of the 3rd stage of the Republican Olympiad on Belarusian language.
On February 21, a round table discussion "Language in Education, Science, and Law" will be held at the Yakub Kolas Institute of Linguistics at 3.00 p.m. Representatives of state bodies of the Republic of Belarus, deputies of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly, universities professors, journalists, leading scientists and young scientists of the NAS of Belarus will participate in the discussion.
At Native Language Week Dictionary of Belarusian Literary Language to be presented at the Yakub Kolas Central Scientific Library
On February 22, at 3.00 p.m., a presentation of a single-volume Dictionary of Belarusian Literary Language will be held at the Yakub Kolas Central Scientific Library. The Dictionary was compiled by the team of lexicographers of the Yakub Kolas Institute of Linguistics under the scientific editorship of Candidate of Philology, Associate Professor Ihar L. Kapyloŭ. The Dictionary has been published by the Petrus Brovka Belarusian Encyclopedia Publishing House.
This new edition of the Dictionary is based on the Dictionary of Belarusian Literary Language by Michail R. Sudnik and Mikalaj N. Kryŭko which reflected the basic vocabulary of the Belarusian language of the 1980-1990s years.
At International Native Language Day Yakub Kolas Institute of Linguistics invites to round table discussion "Language in Education, Science, and Law"
On February 21, a round table discussion "Language in Education, Science, and Law" will be held at the NASB Yakub Kolas Institute of Linguistics (vul. Surhanava, 1, building 2, room 302) at 3.00 p.m.
Representatives of state bodies of the Republic of Belarus, deputies of the House of Representatives of the National Assembly, leading scientists in different fields of science, teaching staff, journalists, and amateurs of native language are invited to participate in the discussion.
NASB hosts Forum of working youth
On February 15, 2017 the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus hosted a Forum of working youth of Minsk Pervomaisky District. The event was dedicated to the Year of Science. Leaders of the NAS of Belarus and representatives of the Pervomaisky District executive committee addressed the working youth of Minsk Pervomaisky District and leaders of primary organizations of the Public Association "Belarusian Republican Youth Union." Young scientists reported on laser technologies in medicine, issues of computer screening of drugs, and genetic research and innovations in biotechnology. The Forum participants visited a permanent NASB exhibition and got acquainted with activities of such organizations of the NAS of Belarus as the Institute of Genetics and Cytology, the United Institute of Informatics Problems, and the B.I.Stepanov Institute of Physics.
Space industry cluster to be created in Belarus
Space industry cluster will be created in Belarus. Chairman of the NASB Presidium, Head of the Agency for Space Research of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Vladimir Gusakov announced the news at a meeting on space activities, which was held at the Academy of Sciences on February 15, 2017. He said, "Today, it is necessary to form a space industry cluster in our country, which will be led by the Agency for Space Research, the Geoinformation Systems Enterprise and the United Institute of Informatics Problems of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. Except the NAS of Belarus organizations, the cluster should include enterprises and higher educational establishments of the country where the research on the subject is being conducted, namely the Belarusian State University, the Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radioelectronics and others. The NAS of Belarus should become a platform for joining intelligence."
NASB Council of Young Scientists invites to discuss chemical innovations in medicine and pharmaceuticals
The Council of Young Scientists of the NAS of Belarus invites to participate in a round-table discussion on interdisciplinary cooperation between young scientists “Chemistry: Innovations in Medicine and Pharmaceutics.” The discussion will be held in a conference hall of the NASB Presidium (room 216, pr. Niezaliežnasci, 66) at 2.00 p.m. on 22 February 2017.
The purpose of the event is to strengthen interdisciplinary cooperation between university and academic young scientists in the field of chemistry for medicine.
Quality of Tolochin Cannery products highly appreciated at Prodexpo'2017 exhibition in Moscow
Tolochin cannery products have been awarded gold and silver medals at the Prodexpo'2017 exhibition in Moscow. Representatives of RUE "Tolochin Cannery" emphasized that the plant's products were distinguished by natural ingredients, and that fact had resulted in high recognition at the exhibition. They see a revived interest in the plant’s products from Russian suppliers, and hope to enter into new supply contracts.
This year, the foreign part of the Prodexpo exhibition has acquainted the visitors with the products of 573 companies from 66 countries worldwide. Belarus was represented by almost 90 Belarusian enterprises there.
NAS of Belarus organizations participate in International Specialized Forum for Science, Technology and Innovation "TRANSFIERE"
On February 15-16, 2017 the International Specialized Forum for Science, Technology and Innovation "TRANSFIERE" is held in Malaga (Spain). Five organizations of the NAS of Belarus are represented there as part of the Republic of Belarus exposition. They are the SSPA "Scientific and Practical Materials Research Centre of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus", the SSI "Physics and Technology Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus", the SSI "Institute of Applied Physics of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus", the SSI "A.V. Lykov Heat and Mass Transfer Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus ", the SSI "Center for System Analysis and Strategic Research of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus."
Belaruskaya Navuka publishing house gets three diplomas at Book Art 2016 contest
On February 10, 2017 a solemn ceremony of awarding the winners of the 56th national contest Book Art 2016 was held at the 24th Minsk International Book Fair. The Belaruskaya Navuka publishing house has been awarded in three nominations this year. It has become the winner in the nomination Eureka for publishing the Atlas of Mammals and Birds of National Park "Pripyatsky" in Russian and English (first place certificate), in the nomination Photoview for publishing the Traditional Belarusian Costume photo album by Maryja Vinnikava and Palina Bohdan in Belarusian, Russian and English (first place certificate), and in the nomination LIT-Format for publishing the book Jaŭhienija Janiščyc: Works, Life Story, Comments (second place certificate).
Agreement on establishment of innovation and industrial cluster "Microelectronics, Optoelectronics and Microwave Electronics" signed at B.I. Stepanov Institute of Physics
On February 10, 2017 an Agreement on establishment and activities of innovation and industrial cluster "Microelectronics, Optoelectronics and Microwave Electronics" was signed at the B.I. Stepanov Institute of Physics of the NAS of Belarus. The cluster included organizations of the NAS of Belarus, OJSC "Integral", OJSC "Planar", OJSC "Research Institute of Radio Materials", and some universities, namely the Belarusian State University, the Belarusian National Technical University, and the Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radio Electronics.
Meeting of generations of scientists held at NAS of Belarus
On February 9, 2017 senior students of universities who are interested in science and young researchers met with the leading scientists of the country, academicians and corresponding members of the NAS of Belarus. Leaders of the NAS of Belarus and the RPA "Belaya Rus" adressed welcoming words to the youth. At the meeting students learned private stories of life choice in science from recognized scientists and took good advice. Students also got acquainted with the "Turn-key Scientist" project of the NASB Council of Young Scientists. The project aims to search for talented undergraduates and graduate students, to help them in conducting experiments, to support at the stage of writing a dissertation and its defence, and subsequent employment. The Chairman of the NASB Presidium Vladimir Gusakov emphasized that the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences together with the Council of Young Scientists arranged a lot of events to involve young people in science and provide full support to beginning researchers. He said, "We seek economic, organizational and moral measures to stimulate the creativity of young scientists. The National Academy of Sciences pays special attention to creation of conditions for young people to stay in science. We help in housing issues, support in writing scientific papers, conducting experiments, and publishing of research results."
Head of NASB apparatus Petr A. Vityaz takes part in opening ceremony of "Automation. Electronics-2017" exhibition
On February 7 "Automation. Electronics-2017" and "Elektrotekh. Light-2017" exhibitions
opened in Minsk. Head of the apparatus of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Petr A. Vityaz took part in the opening ceremony of the exhibitions. In his welcoming speech he noted that automation was an important direction of development, and it was of particular relevance in light of the announcement 2017 the Year of Science in Belarus. The economy was becoming increasingly dependent on energy supply. Automation of production processes played an important role in this matter.
Representatives of NAS of Belarus discuss innovation technologies, automation and mechatronics in mechanical engineering and instrumentation at International scientific and practical conference
As part of the 20th International specialized exhibition “Automation and Electronics 2017” being held at the BelExpo exhibition center (Minsk, vul. Ja.Kupaly, 27), the 5th International scientific and practical conference “Innovation Technologies, Automation and Mechatronics in Mechanical Engineering and Instrumentation” started its work on 8 February 2017. The conference is organized by the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, the Ministry of Industry of the Republic of Belarus, the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus, the State Committee on Science and Technology of the Republic of Belarus, and the Belarusian National Technical University. The conference is attended by representatives of several institutions of the NAS of Belarus, namely of the Physics and Technology Institute, the Joint Institute of Mechanical Engineering, the United Institute of Informatics problems, and the Institute of Powder Metallurgy. The NASB participants present reports on issues of robotics, additive technologies, nanoscale technologies in manufacture of coatings, and improvement of stamping technologies at the conference.
Working meeting on development of micro-, opto-, microwave electronics and electronic engineering held at OJSC "Planar"
A working meeting with representatives of the leadership and organizations of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, the Ministry of Industry, and the Ministry of Education, as well as of universities of the Republic of Belarus was held at the OJSC "Planar". The development of such domestic industries as micro-, opto-, microwave electronics and electronic engineering were discussed at the event. As noted, the use of scientific advances in these fields can be the basis for the conquest of markets. The meeting was preceded by extensive preparatory work with participation of representatives of industrial sector, the National Academy of Sciences and universities. As a result, the parties agreed on the need for organizational solutions that would contribute to development and deepening of scientific and technical cooperation between industrialists and scientists. In the near future it is planned to sign an Agreement on the establishment and activities of innovation and industrial cluster "Micro- and Optoelectronics and Microwave Electronics."
Scientists of National Academy of Sciences of Belarus honored with state awards of Republic of Belarus
According to the Belarus President Decree No. 34 of 1 February 2017, a large group of specialists in various fields were awarded state awards for longstanding fruitful work, exemplary fulfillment of service duties, achievement of high production results in manufacturing sector, construction, and agriculture, a significant contribution to the training of highly qualified professionals, development of science and teaching, education and healthcare, Belarusian cinematic art, culture, and sports.
Big meeting of generations of scientists to be held at NAS of Belarus in Year of Science
As part of the Year of Science “Meeting of Generations of Scientists” will be held at the National Academy of Sciences (pr. Niezaliežnasci, 66, Large conference room) at 11.00 a.m. on February 9, 2017.
Young researchers and senior students of universities of the country who are interested in science will meet with the national leading researchers, academicians and corresponding members. More than 430 people are expected to participate in the event. The meeting is organized by the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus together with the Republican Public Association "Belaya Rus".
Belarusian scientists invited to debate on cultural heritage
On February 20-21, 2017 a Funded Research Projects Parade workshop will be organized by the Joint Programming Initiative on Cultural Heritage with the support of the Royal Institute for Cultural Heritage (KIKIRPA) - Parc du Cinquantenaire 1 B-1000. The event will be held in Brussels. It is organized in order to put into perspective and present results of projects granted through the two joint calls. The Parade is intended to give a fresh impetus to research applied to Cultural Heritage, by exploiting and foreseeing impact of most recent research results under the Joint Programming Initiative on Cultural Heritage.
NASB Institute of Philosophy holds International Scientific and Practical Seminar devoted to Belarusian Science Day
The Institute of Philosophy of the NAS of Belarus organized work of the International Scientific and Practical Seminar "Methodological Research and Development of Science" on the occasion of the Day of Science in the Republic of Belarus.
The event was held on January 27, 2017. It was attended by philosophers, methodologists, logicians, experts in the field of organization of work of interdisciplinary scientific and implementation teams. Issues of contemporary transdisciplinary science nature and trends, features of modern scientific view of the world and problems of formation of methodological culture of researchers, postgraduates and students were on the agenda of the seminar.
Issues related to implementation of breakthrough research programs at the junction of the traditional themes of human philosophy and consciousness, society and culture and topical issues of modern natural sciences, life sciences, engineering and technical creativity also did not remain without attention.
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Best national scientists and researchers awarded at NAS of Belarus
On January 27, 2017 the Republican Meeting of scientific community dedicated to the Day of Belarusian Science and the Year of Science took place at the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus.
The best scientists and researchers of the country were given awards. The awards were presented by senior officials of the country, heads of ministries and departments. The NAS of Belarus was represented by the winners of the TOP 10 competition of the best results achieved by the NASB scientists in the field of fundamental research in 2016 and laureates of the NAS of Belarus and the Foundation for Support of Education and Science (Alferov’s Foundation) competition for young scientists in 2016.
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