International conference on joint efforts for conservation and use of plant genetic resources in Belarus takes place
On 19 March 2019, an international conference "Joint efforts for conservation and use of plant genetic resources in Belarus" was held in Minsk under the auspices of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). This event was held within the final seminar on the implementation of the FAO project in the Republic of Belarus to strengthen the relevant State program. The project is aimed to enhance the conservation and use of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture in Belarus to ensure the sustainable agricultural development. The forum was organized by FAO regional office for Europe and Central Asia, the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Belarus, the Scientific and Production Center of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus for Agriculture.
Seminar “Man and nature: local knowledge about plants in the traditional culture of Belarusians” to take place on 25 March
On 25 March 2019, the Institute of Genetics and Cytology of the NAS of Belarus within the international technical assistance project UNDP-GEF "Strengthening human resources, legal systems and institutional capacity to implement the Nagoya Protocol in the Republic of Belarus" of 30.03.2018 No. 2/1/000874 with the participation of the Center for Belarusian Culture, Language and Literature Research of the NAS of Belarus holds a seminar "Man and nature: local knowledge about plants in the traditional culture of Belarusians."
The program of the event includes presentations of herbalists from different regions of Belarus, tasting of herbal collections, showing films about traditional knowledge, including from field expeditions conducted within the project, discussion with project experts and seminar participants (folklorists, geneticists, lawyers and traditional knowledge holders related to genetic resources) of possible national legal mechanisms to protect the rights of traditional knowledge holders based on the existing international experience of such protection.
Press conference is held on system of radiation control and environmental monitoring in Belarus
On 18 March, a press conference on the system of radiation control and environmental monitoring in Belarus was held at the Press Center of the Press House.
The National Academy of Sciences of Belarus was represented by Alexander Nikitin, head of the Laboratory of Radioecology at the Institute of Radiobiology of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus and Ivan Makarovets, Research Fellow at the Institute of Radiobiology of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus.
Republican Public Association “Belaya Rus” awards Vitold Pestis, Corresponding Member of National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, with Sign of Honor
On 16 March 2019, Rector of Grodno State Agrarian University, Corresponding Member of the NAS of Belarus Vitold Pestis was awarded the breast "Signs of Honor" of the Republican Public Association "Belaya Rus". Until recently, Vitold Pestis headed the Grodno regional organization of Belaya Rus and stood at the beginning of the Grodno regional organization, which started to work in 2004. The Republican Public Association appeared on its base in 2007.
This sign is awarded "for long-term fruitful work to consolidate citizens of the Republic of Belarus based on national interests, patriotic, spiritual and moral values of the Belarusian people, significant personal contribution to the implementation of the statutory goals and objectives of the Association." The award of the Association was established (in accordance with the decision of the Presidium of the Republican Council) on 4 October 2018. At the moment three people have received the award.
NASB representatives take part in round table at the Academy of Public Administration under the aegis of the President of the Republic of Belarus
Representatives of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus took part in the round table "Constitutional legality is the basis of the rule of law", which was held at the Academy of Public Administration under the aegis of the President of the Republic of Belarus on 12 March 2019 as a part of the Science Week dedicated to the 25th anniversary of the Constitution of the Republic of Belarus. Prominent legal scholars of the Republic, representatives of the Supreme Court of the Republic of Belarus, the General Prosecutor's Office of the Republic of Belarus, the National Center for Legislation and Legal Research of the Republic of Belarus, The National Center for Legal Information of the Republic of Belarus, the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, staff and students of the Academy of Public Administration gathered to discuss issues of constitutional law. The participants testified a high level of interest of scientists and practitioners in the development of Belarusian constitutionalism. The format of the round table allowed discussing the most pressing issues of constitutional legality approval in the Republic of Belarus.
Council of Young Scientists of National Academy of Sciences of Belarus and Minsk Regional Institute for Education Development to hold a joint event for heads of students' scientific societies
On 15 March 2019, the Council of Young Scientists of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus together with the Minsk Regional Institute for Educational Development will hold an orientation session "I plan the path to discovery" for heads of students' scientific societies (teacher + student). Students and teachers of Minsk region will learn about areas of cooperation of the Council of Young Scientists of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus with the institutions of education, will attend a lecture on the prospects of using biotechnological and biophysical approaches in health and agriculture, will visit the Museum of the History of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus and the permanent exhibition "Science for production." Besides, they also get acquainted with the activities of scientific organizations of the NAS of Belarus that will help young people in choosing areas of research.
Press conference on scientific developments and advanced technologies in industry takes place
On March 5 2019, a press conference on scientific developments and advanced technologies in industry was held at the Press Center of the Press House.
The National Academy of Sciences of Belarus was represented by Sergey Chizhik, First Vice Chairman of the NASB Presidium, Academician Piotr Vityaz, Head of staff of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Alexander Laskovnev, Academician-Secretary of the Department of Physical Engineering Sciences of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, and Doctor of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Professor Valentin Orlovich, Academician-Secretary of the Department of Physics, Mathematics and Informatics of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus.
Foreign member of National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Zhores Alferov passed away
Science has suffered a great loss. An outstanding physicist, doctor of physical and mathematical sciences, professor, academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, a foreign member of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Nobel Prize winner Zhores Alferov passed away at the age of 89. The Presidium of the NAS of Belarus expresses its deepest condolences to family and friends and mourns with the entire scientific community.
Six scientists from National Academy of Sciences of Belarus are winners of 100 Ideas for Belarus contest in 2018
The results of the eighth 100 Ideas for Belarus contest were summed up in the business incubator of the High-Tech Park. The program of the final stage of the contest included the presentation of promising developments and protection of projects in front of the Republican expert council.
The second group included works of students, cadets and students of institutions of higher education, working youth, young scientists up to 35 years. Representatives of the NASB organizations won in 6 nominations out of 10 in that group.
Biotechnology Research and Production Center to be open at National Academy of Sciences
The opening of the first starting complex of the Biotechnology Research and Production Center will be open at the Institute of Microbiology of the NAS of Belarus on 1 March 2019 at 16:30.
As part of the event, an exhibition of innovative biotechnological developments of organizations of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus will be held, issues of development of the biotechnology industry of the Republic of Belarus and the increase of its export potential will be discussed.
Eleventh Session of Book Publishing Council at IAAS takes place
On 25-26 February 2019, the 11th Session of the Council on Book Publishing at the International Association of Academies of Sciences (IAAS) took place at the Central Scientific Library of the NAS of Belarus. The meeting decided to establish an international book culture research center at the IAAS. The relevant protocol was signed.
Round table on bioinformatics to be held at NASB Institute of Genetics and Cytology
A round table discussion on bioinformatics will be held at the Institute of Genetics and Cytology of the NAS of Belarus. The participants will present the achievements of Belarusian biologists and programmers in the field of bioinformatics and discuss the difficulties encountered by scientists in this field and ways to overcome them.
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Briefing on Union State “DNA Identification” Program takes place at NASB Institute of Genetics and Cytology
On 22 February 2019, a briefing on the implementation and prospects of the Union State's program “Development of innovative genogeographic and genomic technologies for personality identification and individual characteristics of the person on the basis of the study of gene pools of the Union state regions” (“DNA Identification”) took place at the Institute of Genetics and Cytology of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus.
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