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Belarus President awards scholarships to 44 talented young scientists of NAS of Belarus for 2017
The President of the Republic of Belarus appointed scholarships to talented young scientists for 2017. On December 19, 2017 Alexander Lukashenko signed Executive Order № 210рп “Concerning the scholarships of the President of the Republic of Belarus for talented young scientists in 2017”.
The scholarships have been assigned to 94 young scientists, including 5 doctors of science under 45, 49 candidates of science under 35, and 40 young scientists without a degree under 30. Among them are the specialists in physics and mathematics, technical sciences, chemistry, biology, medicine, agricultural sciences, economics, law, geological and mineralogical sciences, social sciences and humanities.
Among fellows are 44 representatives of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (full list of winners).
NASB representatives enter into cooperation with Lithuanian Academy of Sciences in biotechnology
A delegation of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, consisting of Academician-Secretary of the Department of Chemistry and Earth Sciences Sergey Usanov, Director of the Institute of Microbiology Emily Kolomiets, Director of the Republican Unitary Enterprise "Akademfarm" Natalia Safronova and head of the laboratory of proteomics at the Institute of Biophysics and Cell Engineering Dmitry Shcherbin, was in Vilnius at the invitation of the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences. The main purpose of the visit was to establish contacts and cooperation in the field of biotechnology.
Press conference on "Year of Science in Belarus" takes place
On December 26, 2016 a press conference on "Year of Science in Belarus" took place in BELTA press center. The event included presentations by Sergei Chizhik, First Vice Chairman of the NASB Presidium, Alexander Shumilin, Chairman of the State Committee on Science and Technology of the Republic of Belarus, Vadim Bogush, First Deputy Minister of Education of Belarus, Sergei Gaponenko, Director of the Executive Board of the Belarusian Republican Foundation for Fundamental Research of the National Academy of Sciences, and Vasil Filonyuk, Head of the Department of science of the Ministry of health of Belarus.
Republican round table "Philosophy of Aristotle and Modernity" to be held at Institute of Philosophy on 28 December 2016
On December 28, 2016 Republican round table "Philosophy of Aristotle and Modernity", dedicated to the end of the Year of Aristotle under the auspices of UNESCO, will be held at the Institute of Philosophy of the NAS of Belarus.
The round table is planned to consider the most important aspects of the scientific legacy of Aristotle, which remain relevant in the organization of the philosophical research process and education in our days. The influence of Aristotelian to modern research in fundamental cosmology, physics, logic and theory of knowledge, social philosophy and philosophy of law would be taken up. The roundtable participants, representing not only the Institute of Philosophy, but also a number of higher education institutions of the Republic, will discuss the experience and outcomes of thematic events dedicated to the Year of Aristotle, to develop a program of joint activities aimed at promoting philosophical knowledge for the next year, which is in the Republic of Belarus declared the Year of Science.
Meeting of Republican Organizing Committee on preparation and holding Belarusian Science Day in 2017 takes place at NAS of Belarus
On December 21, 2016 the first meeting of the Republican Organizing Committee on preparation and holding the Belarusian Science Day in 2017 and Republican Meeting of the scientific community dedicated to the feast took place at the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. The event was attended by the NASB leadership, representatives of ministries and departments of the country. The Organizing Committee discussed in detail the Plan of measures on preparation and holding the Belarusian Science Day, organizational and financial issues.
The Republican Meeting of the scientific community will be held on January 27, 2017 at the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. The best scientists and researchers in the country will receive awards.
NASB representatives are among the best innovative projects in 2016
On December 21, 2016 the winners and finalists of the Seventh Republican contest of innovative projects in 2016 were rewarded in the big conference hall at small business incubator CUE "Youth social service".
Two project of representatives of NASB organizations were among the winners. The representatives of the SSI "The Joint Institute of Mechanical Engineering of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus" with the project of the development and production of the combined utility vacuum truck cleaning and solarirradiance machine on base universal compact full-drive chassis with hydrostatic transmission won the 3rd place in nomination "The best innovative project". Alexey V. Kletskov from SSI "The Institute of Physical Organic Chemistry of the NAS of Belarus" with the project "Healthy products based on the 4-chloresterol" won the 3rd place in nomination "The best youth innovative project".
NASB Institute of Philosophy invites you to public speech of famous Russian scientist Georgiy G. Malinetskiy
Institute of Philosophy of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus invites you to attend the public speech of famous Russian scientist, specialist in the field of interdisciplinary research, synergy, and the theory of risk management Georgiy G. Malinetskiy.
The event will be held in the framework of the interdisciplinary seminar held by the Institute of Philosophy of the NAS of Belarus "Philosophical Problems of Science and Technology" on Thursday, December 22, 2016 at the address: Minsk, 1-2 Surganov Street (building of Department of Humanitarian Sciences and Arts of the NAS of Belarus), room 302 (3rd floor). Beginning at 15:30.
Topic: "Synergy in the new scientific picture of the world".
Professor at Colby College (USA) Mr. Paul Josephson gives lecture at NAS of Belarus
On December 19, 2016 a lecture on the research project "History of implementing programs in nature management on the former USSR territory in the 20th–21st centuries" was given by Professor of the Department of History at Colby College (Waterville, Maine, USA) Mr. Paul Josephson. The event was attended by representatives of the NASB organizations. It is planned that Mr. Paul Josephson will also visit the Institute of System Research in Agrarian-Industrial Complex and Institute of Land Reclamation of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus.
Liaoning University delegation (China) visits NAS of Belarus
On December 19, 2016 a delegation from Liaoning University (China) visited the NAS of Belarus. The delegation was headed by Doctor of Economic Sciences, Professor, Director of the Research Center for Policy and Economics of Transition Economy Countries, and the Institute of International Relations at Liaoning University, Mr. Liu Hong Zhong. The main purpose of the visit was to hold talks with the leadership of the NAS of Belarus about the promising directions of the Belarusian-Chinese cooperation. On December 19, 2016 the delegation held talks with First Deputy Chairman of the NASB Presidium S. A. Chizhik.
V. F. Kuprevich Institute of Experimental Botany of NAS of Belarus is 85 years old
Jubilee events dedicated to the 85th anniversary of the Institute will be held on December 21, 2016 at 14.00 to the address: Minsk, Belarus, 27 Akademicheskaya Street (conference hall of the V. F. Kuprevich Institute of Experimental Botany of the NAS of Belarus, 1st floor, room 141).
V. F. Kuprevich Institute of Experimental Botany of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus is the oldest in our country biology research institution. It was established by the decree of the Presidium of the Belarusian Academy of Sciences on March 29, 1931, on the basis of Botany, Zoology, Physiology, and Experimental Biology departments. The Council of People's Commissars of the BSSR by the Decree No. 173 dated May 13, 1931, approved the decision of the Presidium of the Belarusian Academy of Sciences on the restructuring – the shift from departments to the system of special institutions.
10th Belarusian-Serbian Symposium "Physics and Diagnostics of Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasma" (FDP-11) starts at NAS of Belarus
On December 16, 2016 at 9:30 am grand opening of 10th Belarusian-Serbian Symposium "Physics and Diagnostics of Laboratory and Astrophysical Plasmas" (FDP-11) took place at the B. I. Stepanov Institute of Physics of the NAS of Belarus (Minsk, 68 Praspiekt Niezaliezhnasci). The Symposium which will continue until 19 December 2016 attended by over 60 Belarusian and Serbian researchers. Scientists and specialists of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, leading universities, representatives of the State Committee on Science and Technology of the Republic of Belarus, Belarusian Republican Foundation for Fundamental Research, and the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in the Republic of Belarus are among the participants. Serbia was represented by the delegation of the University of Belgrade and Astronomical Observatory in Belgrade.
Specialists of NASB Department of Agrarian Sciences hold press conference on "Proposals of Belarusian Scientists in Healthy Nutrition"
On December 15, 2016 a press conference on "Proposals of Belarusian Scientists in Healthy Nutrition" was held at the Press Center of RUE "The Press House".
The event was attended by Elena Morgunova, Deputy Director General for standardization and quality food products at RUE "The Scientific and Practical Center of the NAS of Belarus for Foodstuffs", Natalia Laptenok, Deputy Director at SE "Beltechnohleb", Natalia Zhabanos, Head of the Laboratory of Applied Biotechnologies and Baby Food at RUE "The Institute of Meat and Dairy Industry" and Irina Kaltovich, Senior Researcher at the Department of meat products technology at RUE "The Institute of Meat and Dairy Industry".
Young researchers awarded at NAS of Belarus
On December 14, 2016 awarding ceremony the participants of city festival of research and design works for primary school students "Knowledge and Creativity 2016" took place at the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. The event was attended by more than 200 young researchers. The festival is held by the Minsk City Institute of Education Development together with the Council of Young Scientists of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. Its purpose is to create conditions for identification, support and development intellectual and creative potential of I stage students of general secondary education. Festival participants were students of 2nd – 4th grade of general secondary education establishments in Minsk. They submitted to the jury research works and projects (individual or group), recommended by the educational institution.
Intellectual club "Women in Philosophy" to be open at NASB Institute of Philosophy
On December 15, 2016 at 3:00 pm opening of Intellectual club "Women in Philosophy" will take place at the Institute of Philosophy of the NAS of Belarus. The club is created in the context of the world practice on organization national and international professional communities, contributing significantly to the development and promotion of philosophical knowledge, ideas and concepts. Organizers' aim is to involve women philosophers in joint activity and to facilitate fruitful dialogue and partnership among scientists. The opening of the Club will be attended by employees of the Institute of Philosophy and philosophical departments of Minsk, and representatives of Belarus scientific community.
V.A. Koptyug Prize and A.V. Lykov Prize are presented at NAS of Belarus
On December 12, 2016 award ceremony of V. A. Koptyug Prize and A.V. Lykov Prize was hosted at the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus.
The authors of the work (from Belarusian side) "Optical spectroscopy and electronic structure of Germanium-Silicon (Ge/Si) nanostructures with molecules from quantum dots of Germanium (Ge)" Alexander V. Mudryi, Chief Scientific Officer at SSPA "The Scientific and Practical Materials Research Centre of the NAS of Belarus", Candidate Physics and Mathematical Sciences, and Vadim D. Zhivulko, Junior Researcher at the at SSPA "The Scientific and Practical Materials Research Centre of the NAS of Belarus” were awarded the V.A. Koptyug Prize. The Chairman of the NASB Presidium Vladimir Gusakov handed diplomas and medals to the Prize winners.
International Scientific and Practical Conference “System «Science – Technologies – Innovations»: Methodology, Experience, Perspectives” takes place at NAS of Belarus
On December 1, 2016 the International Scientific and Practical Conference “System «Science – Technologies – Innovations»: Methodology, Experience, Perspectives”, organized by the Center of System Analysis and Strategic Research of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, was held at the NAS of Belarus.
The event was attended by academicians Sergei Ya. Kilin, Pyotr A. Vityaz, Pyotr G. Nikitenko, Chairman of the State Committee on Science and Technology of the Republic of Belarus Alexander G. Shumilin, Deputy Chairman of the Board of the National Bank of the Republic of Belarus Dmitry L. Kalechits, Director of the Institute of Economics of the RAS, Doctor of Economics Elena B. Lenchuk, Deputy Director of the G.M. Dobrov Research Center on Scientific and Technological Potential and Science History, Doctor of Economics, Professor Vyacheslav P. Solovyov, and the other guests, as well as researchers at the Center of System Analysis and Strategic Research of the NAS of Belarus.
Seminar on implementation in Belarus SIS AITS is held at NAS of Belarus
On December 5, 2016 the NAS of Belarus hosted a seminar "On implementation in the Republic of Belarus the state information system of identification, registration and traceability of farm animals (herds), identification and traceability of products of animal origin".
The event was attended by representatives of the Committee on Agriculture and Food of the regional executive committees, experts from the Ministry of Agriculture and Food of the Republic of Belarus, experts from the State Institution "Centre of Information Systems in Animal Breeding" and experts from the State Unitary Enterprise "Centre for Identification Systems" of the NAS of Belarus.
During the seminar the possibilities of the state information system of identification, registration, traceability of animals and products of animal origin in the Republic of Belarus were demonstrated, the problematic issues, including the issue of giving the status of the AITS GIS component of the national system of traceability of products of animal origin for interaction with information systems of other states EAEU members in cross-border trade, were discussed.
Lecture videos of Director of Institute of Human Brain of RAS Academician Svyatoslav V. Medvedev is posted
On November 24, 2016 the Science & Innovations journal with the support of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus and the Belarusian Republican Gerontological Public Association organized a public lecture titled “Stories about the brain” by a well-known Russian physiologist, Director of the Institute of Human Brain of the RAS, Academician Svyatoslav V. Medvedev. The lecturer spoke on the ways the brain manages the human psyche, about possible impacts on our minds and ways of manipulating them, as well as about many other mysteries related to mental activity of people.
2nd Eurasian forum of young scientists (YESForum) hosts in Almaty on 17-18 November
On November 17-18, 2016 the 2nd Eurasian forum of young scientists (YES-Forum) took place in Almaty. Forum format is significantly different from the traditional scientific conferences. YES-Forum is focused on scientific breakthroughs, innovative projects and socio-economic dynamics in the context of development of integration processes in the Eurasian space. Projects represented at the Forum were interdisciplinary in nature, with a clear practical orientation and carried out by authors' team from at least two EAEU countries. During the year the organizing Committee received more than 100 projects in three areas (Material Science, Life Science and Social Science), which have been carefully selected. Fifteen best were presented at the pitch session to interest investors and attract funding for commercialization of their project.
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NAS of Belarus and Polish Academy of Sciences conclude agreement on cooperation in science
On December 5, 2016 the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus and the Polish Academy of Sciences concluded an agreement on cooperation in science. The document was signed by Chairman of the NASB Presidium Vladimir Gusakov and President of the Polish Academy of Sciences Jerzy Duszynski. The ceremony was attended by Chairman of the Council of the Republic of the National Assembly of Belarus Mikhail Myasnikovich and the Marshal of the Senate of the Republic of Poland Stanislaw Karczewski.
The document was signed during a visit of President of the Polish Academy of Sciences Jerzy Duszynski to the NAS of Belarus. The main purpose of the visit was to hold talks with the NASB leadership on the promising areas of cooperation and mechanisms of expanding the Belarusian-Polish scientific ties. Delegation members of the Polish Academy of Sciences got acquainted with the NASB permanent exhibition "Domestic scientific achievements for manufacturers", held talks with the NASB leadership, visited a number of scientific organizations of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus: the Institute of Genetics and Cytology, the Institute of Physiology, the Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, the Institute of Biophysics and Cell Engineering, Museum of NASB history.
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