Vladimir Gusakov met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the Republic of Belarus Masood Khan Raja
On February 24, 2016 the Chairman of the NASB Presidium Vladimir Gusakov met with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the Republic of Belarus Masood Khan Raja. During the negotiations the parties emphasized the need for adjusting plans in the framework of agreements reached earlier.
V. Gusakov proposed to use the opportunities of the Belarusian Foundation for Fundamental Research for funding of selected projects, including those with the participation of young scientists. Researchers Training Institute of the NAS of Belarus is ready to admit Pakistani postgraduate students.
In his turn, Masood Khan Raja expressed interest in a visit of Belarusian scientists delegation to Pakistan to conduct workshops and lectures for Pakistani specialists.
The parties agreed that the next visit of the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the Republic of Belarus Masood Khan Raja to the NAS of Belarus will be held in March of this year.
It is planned to sign a Protocol on scientific cooperation, which will include specific areas of cooperation of mutual interest.
Academician Yevgeny M. Babosov awarded Gold Medal of NAS of Belarus
The Chairman of the NAS of Belarus Vladimir G. Gusakov awarded the Doctor of Philosophy, Professor, Academician Yevgeny Mikhailovich Babosov with the Gold Medal of the NAS of Belarus “For the Great Contribution to the Development of Science,” which is the highest award of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. According to Decree of the Presidium of the NAS of Belarus № 3 of January 26, 2016 the award was given for significant contribution to the development of the theory of sociology, organizing and conducting national representative sociological investigations, training highly qualified researchers.
The rewarding took place at the ceremony dedicated to the 85th anniversary of the Academician in the Central Scientific Library of the NAS of Belarus.
The process of accepting applications for participation in the IX International Water-Chemistry Forum began
The Institute of Physical Organic Chemistry of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus began the process of accepting applications for participation in the IX International Water-Chemistry Forum which will be held at the Institute on May 17–19, 2016. In 2016 the Forum is organized by the Institute of Physical Organic Chemistry of the NAS of Belarus, National Research University “Moscow Power Engineering Institute”, D. Mendeleyev University of Chemical Technology of Russia and JSC “Belenergoremnaladka”.
The purpose of the Forum is to inform the experts about the leading foreign and domestic water treatment technologies in various industries, about materials and equipment, experience of their application and implementation in practice, promotion of promising scientific and technical developments.
For more detailed information and application for participation in the Forum, please visit the site of IFOH.
NAS of Belarus hosted Sardinian delegation
On February 23, 2016 the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus hosted a delegation from Autonomous Region of Sardinia. The Chief Scientific Secretary of the NAS of Belarus Aleksandr V. Kilchevskiy familiarized the guests with the structure and activities of the NASB, drew their attention to the Academy experience in the field of agriculture and technologies in food production. A. Kilchevsky also expressed interest in experience of colleagues in production of cheese from cow and sheep milk.
The delegation led by the Head of the Sardinia President Administration Filippo Spanu expressed readiness to cooperate in the areas profiling in this region, such as zootechnics and feed production for agriculture. The guests were also interested in the NAS of Belarus experience in the field of space research.
Congratulations from the Chairman of NASB Presidium Academician Vladimir Gusakov on the Day of Fatherland Defenders and the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus
I congratulate you on the Day of Fatherland Defenders and the Armed Forces of the Republic of Belarus – February 23!
Defence of Fatherland has been considered a sacred duty of everyone in all times of the Belarusian history. On this day we honor those who forged victory on battlefields in times of great troubles, who performed their international duty with valor and honor, who worked to strengthen the might of our army.
Scientists of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus preserve traditions and make a worthy contribution to the strengthening of our Homeland's defense capability. Creation of new equipment models, upgrade of protection means, introduction of new technologies and materials provide a high level of the Belarusian army equipment, the reliable security of the country.
On February 23 Academician Yevgeny M. Babosov celebrates his 85th anniversary
On February 23, 2016 the well-known Belarusian scientist and organizer of science, Academician of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus Yevgeny Mikhailovich Babosov turns 85 years old.
A grand meeting in honor of the scientist’s anniversary and the opening of a book exhibition "The Philosophy and Sociology are My Choice, My Destiny" will be held at the Exhibition Center of the Yakub Kolas Central Scientific Library of the NAS of Belarus (Minsk, Surganova str., 15) on February 23, 2016 at 15.00 p.m. Famous scientists of the NAS of Belarus, representatives of leading Belarusian universities, the Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Culture, the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of the Republic of Belarus, and also colleagues and students of Yevgeny Babosov have been invited to participate at the ceremony on the occasion of the anniversary.
Preliminary results of scientific, technical and innovative activities of NASB in 2015 and tasks for 2016 considered at enlarged meeting of NASB Presidium Bureau
On February 18, 2016 an enlarged meeting of the Bureau of the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus with participation of the heads of organizations was held. At the meeting preliminary results of scientific, technical and innovative activities of the NASB in 2015 and tasks for the year 2016 were considered. The report "About preliminary results of scientific, technical and innovative activities of the NAS of Belarus in 2015 and tasks for 2016" was presented by the Corresponding Member, Chief Scientific Secretary of the NAS of Belarus Aleksandr V. Kilchevskiy. Coreports were presented by the Head of the NASB Department of Planning-Financial and Production Activities Nadezhda Stepanova and the Head of the Department of International Cooperation Vladimir Podkopaev. The results of the State Innovative Development Program of the Republic of Belarus for 2011 – 2015, fulfillment of indicators of social and economic development for 2015 by the NASB organizations, as well as indicators for export of the scientific and technical products were considered at the enlarged meeting of the Bureau.
Also the Awards of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus for 2015 were presented.
Four projects of NAS of Belarus won the contest “100 Ideas for Belarus”
The final stage of the national youth contest “100 Ideas for Belarus” considering the results of the year 2015, which for the first time was held in the format of “Technologies Show: An Exhibition of Youth Innovations”, was completed at the National Exhibition Center Belexpo.
The Public Association “Belarusian Republican Youth Union” is the organizer of the contest. The contest selects the best projects in different fields, which can be useful for society, and serves to enhance innovative thinking of young people, involve them in solving problems of Belarus social and economic development, promote civil initiatives to implementation of innovation projects and scientific and technological developments.
Belarus President presented Doctor of Science diplomas to six representatives of NAS of Belarus organizations
The President of the Republic of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko presented Doctor of Science diplomas and Professor Certificates at the ceremony on 12 February. Among the awardees there were six representatives of the NAS of Belarus organizations who were presented Doctor of Science diplomas.
Publishing House “Belarusian Science” awarded a first degree diploma of the National Contest “Book Art-2016”
15.02.2016 The Publishing House "Belarusian Science" was awarded a first degree diploma and a Small Golden Folio sign in nomination “Eureka” (scientific, popular science publications) for the publication of the book series "The Traditional Way of Life" at the 55th National Contest “Book Art-2016”. The award was received by the Chief Editor of the Publishing House Georgy K. Kiselyov.
The series includes the following books: Folk Architecture by A. Lakotka; “Jadranoje zyta haspadara klicha…” Сalendar Year in Rites and Customs by T. Valodzina and T. Kukharonak; Folk Arts by J. Sakhuta; Sciezkami Dziadou: People's Way of Life of Belarusians by S. Barys.
NAS of Belarus and Pakistan Academy of Letters agree on cooperation
On February 12, 2016 under the Memorandum of Understanding in the field of scientific cooperation between the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus and the Pakistan Academy of Letters a meeting of leaders and staff of the Yanka Kupala Institute of Literature and the chairman of the Pakistan Academy of Letters Prof. Dr. Muhammad Qasim Bughio and the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the Republic of Belarus Masood Khan Raja was held at the Yanka Kupala Institute of Literature.
The sides exchanged information on the structure and activities of the Pakistan Academy of Letters and the Yanka Kupala Institute of Literature of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, discussed plans for cooperation, exchange of scientific and fiction literature, the selection of works of classical and contemporary literature for translation into the languages of Pakistan and Belarus. The Ambassador of the Republic of Pakistan Masood Khan Raja said, “It is very important for international relations when scientists of two countries know each other, because the officials, the bureaucracy, the policy may change over time, but when there is a literary touch it remains at all times and creates the basis for a strong relationship and understanding.”
NASB organizations participate in the 23rd Minsk International Book Fair
12.02.2016 The Publishing House "Belarusian Science" and the Yakub Kolas Central Scientific Library of NAS of Belarus take part in the 23rd Minsk International Book Fair. The Publishing House "Belarusian Science" presented books of a new series "The Traditional Way of Life" authored by NASB ethnographers and art critics. According to the director of the Publishing House Alexander Stashkevich, the series reveals all aspects of the Belarusian people life, namely ceremonies, crafts, food, creativity in different directions. For the current year publication of two more books is planned in this series. Besides that there were other editions of the Publishing House presented at the exhibition. A separate presentation was dedicated to the third edition of the book "Belarusian Folk Costume".
NAS of Belarus 5 organizations taking part in the 22nd International Exhibition and Congress "High Technologies. Innovations. Investments» (HI-TECH'2016)
At the 22nd International Exhibition and Congress «High Technologies. Innovations. Investments» (HI-TECH'2016), which will be held on March 15-17, 2016 in St. Petersburg (Russian Federation) the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus will represent exhibits that demonstrate scientific developments and innovation projects in the areas of energy saving, equipment and engineering technologies, instrumentation engineering, metallurgy technologies, electrical equipment, control systems, new chemical materials and products. As part of the HI-TECH'2016 there will be a complex of business events: «Hi-Tech Day» and the competition «The Best Innovative Project and the Best Scientific and Technical Development of the Year» (hereinafter - Competition). The purpose of the Competition is to intensify the activities of enterprises in the field of innovative technologies, to find out promising innovative projects and developments, as well as to facilitate their promotion on domestic and foreign markets.
The Institute of Genetics and Cytology of the NASB will host a press event devoted to the development of innovative gene geographic and genomic technologies in the framework of the Union State
An offsite press event devoted to implementation of the Union State program "The development of innovative gene geographic and genomic technologies of identification of a person and individual characteristics of a person based on the study of gene pools of different regions of the Union State" will be held on Thursday, February 11, at 10.00 am. Representatives of the Institute of Genetics and Cytology will be involved in the event.
The venue of the press event: The Institute of Genetics and Cytology of the NASB (27 Akademicheskaya Street, Minsk).
Accreditation is required. It can be got up to February 10, 2016 by calling: +375-17-220-22-53; +375-17-327-79-16
Contest for the best philosophical work among students and undergraduates is announced on the occasion of the 85th anniversary of the Institute of Philosophy of the NAS of Belarus
The Institute of Philosophy of the NAS of Belarus announces the Republican contest for philosophical works (essays) for young researchers. The contest invites students and undergraduates of higher education institutions and the Researchers Training Institute of the NASB of all specialties to participate in it. Organizers expect from the participants historical and philosophical studies, creative ideas in the field of social philosophy, science and technology philosophy, philosophy of culture and ask to share their vision of the place and role of philosophical knowledge in structural transformations of modern society at both national and global levels. Winners will be awarded with diplomas, gifts and the right to publish their work in scientific publications of the Institute of Philosophy. The information concerning conditions, procedure and deadline for materials submission can be found on the website of the Institute of Philosophy at http://www.philosophy.by/ru/events/konkurs-2016