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.
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.
Chairman of NASB Presidium Vladimir Gusakov meets with Ambassador of Hungary
On 20 February 2019, the Chairman of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Vladimir Gusakov and the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Hungary to the Republic of Belarus Zsolt Chutora held talks at the NAS of Belarus. The focus was on the expansion of scientific cooperation between Belarus and Hungary. During the talks, the sides discussed the current state of the Belarusian-Hungarian cooperation, as well as the expansion of new directions and mechanisms of joint scientific and technical activities.
Press conference on application of genetic analysis technologies is held
On 20 February 2019, a press conference "The application of genetic analysis technologies: crime detection and disease prediction" was held at the Press Center of the Press House. The National Academy of Sciences of Belarus was represented by Irma Borisovna Mosse, the head of the laboratory of human genetics at the Institute of Genetics and Cytology of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus.
Meeting of Interdepartmental Coordinating Council on Nutrition to be held on 14 February 2019
On 14 February 2019 (Thursday), at 3.00 p.m., a meeting of the Interdepartmental Coordinating Council on Nutrition under the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus will be held at the NASB Presidium (Minsk, pr. Niezaliežnasci, 66, room 216). The meeting will be attended by members of the Council, the leadership of the NAS of Belarus, well-known scientists, representatives of the State Committee for Standardization of the Republic of Belarus, the Ministry of Health, Belarusian state food industry concern, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Agriculture, and universities.
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Presentation of book “In the shadow of castles and palaces” by Boris Lazuko takes place within 26th Minsk International Book Fair
A presentation of a book “In the shadow of castles and palaces” by Boris Lazuko, head of the Department of the Ancient Belarusian Culture at the the Kandrat Krapiva Institute of Art Studies, Ethnography and Folklore that is the branch of the NASB Center for Belarusian Culture, Language and Literature Research, took place within the 26th Minsk International Book Fair. The book was published in the Belarus Publishing House in 2018. The book deals with the material culture of the Belarusian social elite, which has not been the subject of special research until now. The book presents the material in the chronological principle. This made it possible to consider the traditions of the Belarusian aristocracy’s life, the pattern of development of the domestic arts and crafts in conjunction with the common European historical and cultural processes. The book describes in detail the interior of estates and palaces, each element of which is a separate work of art. This is the most complete collection with detailed illustrations and detailed descriptions. The book is intended for a wide audience. A string trio performed classical music at the presentation.