Meeting of Interagency Nutrition Coordination Council to be held at NAS of Belarus
On 12 December 2018 (Wednesday), at 4:00 p.m., a meeting of the Interagency Nutrition Coordination Council will be held at the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. The Council members, heads of the NASB organizations, famous scientists, as well as representatives of different ministries and departments of our country will attend the event.
NASB delegation takes part in celebration of 100th anniversary of NASU
On December 6-7, a delegation of the NAS of Belarus, headed by Chairman of the NASB Presidium Vladimir Gusakov, took part in the celebration events, dedicated to 100th anniversary of the foundation of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
The Belarusian delegation participated in a jubilee session of the General Meeting of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine. The first persons of the state, representatives of the world scientific community and the creative intelligentsia, as well as representatives of the diplomatic corps and central government bodies attended the solemn meeting. The famous Ukrainian scientist Academician Boris Paton, the worldwide oldest in terms of age and tenure President of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, also participated in the event. Boris Paton was born on 27 November 1918, on the day of the foundation of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
I.S.Lupinovich Belarusian Agricultural Library holds Third International Scientific Conference on libraries in information society
On 6–7 December 2018, I.S.Lupinovich Belarusian Agricultural Library of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus holds the Third International Scientific Conference “Libraries in Information Society: Preservation of Traditions and Development of New Technologies.”
In 2018, the idea of a scientific library as a center for cultural information space is a key topic to discuss.
International scientific conference, dedicated to 100th anniversary of BSSR, starts at NAS of Belarus
An international scientific conference, dedicated to the 100th anniversary of the BSSR, started its work at the NAS of Belarus. About 500 historians, representatives of ministries and departments, scientific organizations, higher educational institutions of our country, and foreign guests take part in its work. The international forum aims at familiarizing with scientific and practical achievements in the study of the history of the revolutionary events of the early 20th century. It is going to look into the formation of the Belarusian national statehood in the 20th century, discuss debatable issues of Belarus history in 1919–1991, as well as contribute to improvement of the interaction between academic and university science.
NAS of Belarus participates in Vietnam Expo 2018 exposition
On 5 December 2018, the 16th Vietnam International Trade Fair VIETNAM EXPO 2018 opened in Ho Chi Minh City. This year, Belarus is the guest of honor at the exhibition. The National Academy of Sciences of Belarus presents its developments in water purification and water production, new materials of a wide range of application, developments in medicine and public health, biological products for animal husbandry and crop production.
Vietnam Expo is one of the largest universal trade and economic exhibitions in Southeast Asia. It is called the main negotiation platform of the Asian region.
NAS of Belarus to hold International Forum dedicated to 100th anniversary of BSSR
On 6 December 2018, at 10:00 a.m., an International Scientific Conference “The Historical Destinies of the Belarusian Soviet Statehood (Towards the 100th Anniversary of the Proclamation of the Socialist Soviet Republic of Belarus)” will open at the NAS of Belarus. Leading historians, representatives of ministries and departments, scientific organizations, higher educational institutions of our country and foreign guests will take part in the conference.
Prime Minister of Kyrgyz Republic gets acquainted with activities of Center for Identification Systems
During his working visit to the Republic of Belarus, Prime Minister of the Kyrgyz Republic Mukhammedkalyi Abylgaziev got acquainted with the activities of the Center for Identification Systems.
The Head of Government was given a presentation on scientific, technical, production and business activities in the field of informatization, aimed at creating systems for automatic identification of facilities, logistics systems and electronic business operations, as well as at scientific and methodological support of the work carried out in these areas and maintenance of goods database (depositories) marked with bar and radio frequency identification codes.
National Academy of Sciences of Belarus and Belarusian Union of Women to hold round table discussion "Genetics to women”
On 30 November 2018 (Friday), a round-table discussion "Genetics to women" will be held at the Institute of Genetics and Cytology of the NAS of Belarus at 14:00. The event is organized by the Institute of Genetics and Cytology of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus and the Belarusian Union of Women.
Leading scientists-geneticists of the country and members of the female medics club Credo of the Belarusian Union of Women will take part in the round-table discussion. These are the chief doctors of clinics and hospitals, republican scientific and practical centres of Minsk, representatives of the regions. The participants of the round table will discuss such issues as "Nutrigenomics: a new direction of personalized medicine" and "Determination of individual genetic characteristics of a person is a step into the future".
Representatives of National Academy of Sciences of Belarus honored with state awards of Republic of Belarus
Under the Presidential Decree No. 462 of 28 November 2018 a number of employees of organizations and enterprises, including representatives of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, were honored with state awards for long-term fruitful work, high professionalism and exemplary performance of official duties, courage and bravery in difficult situations, a great personal contribution to strengthening of Belarus’ authority on the international arena, development of legislation and parliamentarism, Belarusian journalism, petrochemical industry, transport and tax system, significant achievements in the energy sector, science, culture and art, training of highly qualified specialists.
Next stage of Belarusian and Russian studies of artificial intelligence discussed at NAS of Belarus
On 27 November 2018, a seminar on the problems of implementing the approaches of formalized semantics in artificial intelligence systems was held at the Center for Belarusian Culture, Language and Literature Research of the NAS of Belarus.
Scientists from Russia and Belarus participated in the seminar. The Russian side was represented by G.S.Osipov, Deputy Director of the Federal Research Center "Computer Science and Control" of the RAS, President of the Russian Association of Artificial Intelligence; V.F.Zadneprovsky, Acting Deputy Director of the Institute of Informatics Problems of the Federal Research Center "Computer Science and Control" of the RAS; S.K.Slivinsky, General Director of the Federal State Unitary Enterprise "Foreign Economic Organization LICENSINTORG"; A.Yu.Mamrov, Expert of the Federal State Unitary Enterprise "Foreign Economic Organization LICENSINTORG". From the Belarusian side, the seminar was attended by S.P.Vityaz, Deputy Director for Science and Innovation of the Center for Belarusian Culture, Language and Literature Research of the NAS of Belarus; A.N.Gordey, Chief Researcher of the Center of System Analysis and Strategic Research (CSASR) of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus; a group of specialists from the CSASR and the NASB United Institute of Informatics Problems.
Musicologists of the K. Krapiva Institute of Art Studies, Ethnography and Folklore will present five monographs
On the year of the 90th anniversary of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, musicologists from the K. Krapiva Institute of Art Studies, Ethnography and Folklore of the Center for the Belarusian Culture, Language and Literature Research of the NAS of Belarus published five interesting monographs. Their presentation will be held on November 30, 2018, at the Yakub Kolas Central Scientific Library at 14:00.
NAS of Belarus and State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM discuss prospects for development of nuclear technologies
On 20 November 2018, a seminar entitled “Center for Nuclear Research and Technologies Based on a Multifunctional Research Nuclear Reactor in the Republic of Belarus: Social, Economic, Scientific and Technological Aspects” was held in the NASB Presidium quarters. The event was attended by representatives of some Belarusian ministries, relevant departments, research organizations and the State Atomic Energy Corporation ROSATOM.
Fund for Infrastructure and Educational Programs and NAS of Belarus sign agreement on scientific and technical cooperation
A delegation of the Fund for Infrastructure and Educational Programs of the RUSNANO Group headed by Andrei Svinarenko, CEO of the Fund, visited the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. The visit aimed at holding negotiations on promising directions and mechanisms for the development of cooperation between Belarus and Russia in innovative nanoindustry. The delegation also participated in celebration events dedicated to the 90th anniversary of the NAS of Belarus.
On 16 November 2018, Andrei Svinarenko met with Sergei Chizhik, First Vice Chairman of the NASB Presidium, Academician. During the meeting, the results and prospects of cooperation between the Fund and the NAS of Belarus on a wide range of issues, including educational projects and programs, assessment of qualifications and certification of specialists, regulatory and technical support for the commercialization of innovations, were discussed.
Celebration events dedicated to 90th anniversary of NAS of Belarus held
On 15–16 November 2018, the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus held celebration events dedicated to its 90th anniversary. On November 16, a solemn gathering of the scientific community was held. Representatives of many ministries and authorities of our country, as well as famous scientists of the CIS countries congratulated the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus in their welcoming speeches.
Chairman of NASB Presidium Vladimir G. Gusakov congratulates on 90th anniversary of National Academy of Sciences of Belarus
Dear colleagues! Dear friends!
On behalf of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus and on my own behalf, I congratulate you on the 90th anniversary of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus!
Celebration events dedicated to 90th anniversary of NAS of Belarus to be held on November 15-16, 2018
On 15 – 16 November 2018, the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus will celebrate its 90th anniversary. Well-known scientists from the Union State and the CIS countries, leading foreign Academies of Sciences, world research organizations and centers are expected to arrive for the celebration. On the days of anniversary celebrations, the Third International Scientific and Practical Conference "Science – for the Innovative Development of Society" will be held. The conference program will include fundamental and applied issues of creating high technologies, materials and products in breakthrough areas of science development. Leading scientists of our country and foreign guests will present scientific reports on the development of physics, mathematics and computer science; current problems of physical materials science; modern energy systems, processes and technologies. There will be presented the latest developments in mechanical engineering, surface engineering, chemistry and the Earth sciences, modern biotechnologies and ecology, medical sciences, humanities, and agrarian sciences.
NASB scientists take part in conference on circular economy
On 9 November 2018, scientists of the NASB organizations participated in the conference "Circular Economy in the Context of Sustainable Development." The event was organized by the Belarusian Economic Research and Outreach Center BEROC to discuss prerequisites for the introduction of the circular economy in the Republic of Belarus, existing legislative aspects, problems with statistics in waste management, as well as proposals promoting the sustainable economic development of the country.
Nadezhda Batova, Head of the Sector of Ecological and Economic Problems of the NASB Institute of Economics, spoke on the forms of organization and best practices of the circular economy, in particular on the successful experience of implementing business projects as part of the circular economy projects.
Round table "Personality of Salomeya Rusetskaya through Space and Time" to be held at NASB Institute of History
On 13 November 2018, at 10:00 a.m., the Institute of History of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus will hold a round table discussion “Personality of Salomeya Rusetskaya through Space and Time.”
2018 marks the 300th anniversary of the birth of Salomeya Rusetskaya, the first female doctor known in the history of Belarus. The celebration of this event has been inscribed on the List of UNESCO Memorable Dates Calendar for 2018.
National Press Center holds press conference on anniversary events of NAS of Belarus
On 6 November 2018, a press conference on preperation and holding of the celebration of the 90th anniversary of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus was held at the National Press Center of the Republic of Belarus. Three NASB leaders addressed the media, namely Vladimir Gusakov, Chairman of the NASB Presidium; Nikolay Kazak, Director General of the State Scientific and Production Amalgamation “Optics, Optoelectronics and Laser Technology”, Director of the B.I. Stepanov Institute of Physics of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus; and Andrei Ivanets, Chairman of the Young Scientists Council of the NAS of Belarus, Deputy Director for Research of the Institute of General and Inorganic Chemistry of the NAS of Belarus.
Vladimir Gusakov told the journalists about the foundation and development of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, and also about some modern achievements of the NASB organizations, the staff of the Academy and its scientific potential.
Ancient canoe from Neman river is 500 years old
Last week, an ancient canoe was lifted from the bottom of the Neman River nearby the village of Nikolaevo (Ivye district, Grodno region). This work was done by joint expedition of the NASB Institute of History, the Marine Pegas diving center, and participants of the 4X4 jeep forum. Dendrochronological dating of the canoe was held at the NAS of Belarus. The research showed that the canoe was made approximately in 1500-1510.
Maxim Yermokhin, Candidate of Biology, Leading Researcher of the Laboratory of Productivity and Sustainability of Plant Communities of V.F. Kuprevich Institute of Experimental Botany, NAS of Belarus, led the research. It was established that the oak from which the ancient boat was made was about 300 years at the moment of its logging. Consequently, the tree began to grow at the very beginning of the 13th century.