National Academy of Sciences of Belarus


NAS of Belarus to host an Open Door Week dedicated to the Day of Belarusian Science

From January 22 to 28, 2024, as part of the events dedicated to the Day of Belarusian Science, the NAS of Belarus is holding an Open Door Week.

As part of the campaign, those who wish have the opportunity to visit scientific institutions of the NAS of Belarus in Minsk and other cities of the country.

A special program is offered by the organizations of the Department of Humanities and Arts of the NAS of Belarus. So, the Yakub Kolas Central Scientific Library of the NAS of Belarus holds a number of events. On January 23, 2024, the presentation of the monograph "Flora of Belarus. Vascular plants. In 6 volumes. Vol. 4.". The monograph was prepared by the team of authors of the Institute of Experimental Botany of the NAS of Belarus (the event starts at 16:00). The library's lobby will host a book exhibition "Belarusian science: innovations, technologies, priorities", which will feature encyclopedic and reference publications, monographs, collections of scientific papers, materials of international and republican conferences and symposiums. The exhibition The Way to Big Science (in memory of outstanding scientists of Belarus) is being shown in the reading room of rare books and manuscripts. The exhibition presents more than 100 dissertations and abstracts of Belarusian scientists from the funds of the Central Scientific Library of the NAS of Belarus in the following fields of knowledge: humanities and social science, agricultural science and veterinary medicine, biology and medicine, chemistry and earth science, technics and physical and mathematical science. At the exhibition, you can get acquainted with the scientific research of V.I. Picheta, E.F. Karsky, M.V. Dovnar-Zapolsky, S.G. Skoropanov, L.M. Sushchenya, D.M. Golub, F.N. Kaputsky, etc. As part of the open days, it is planned to organize an exhibition and lecture: Kazimir Semyenovich's publications – The Great Art of Artillery and a film screening of the scientific documentary Kazimir Semyenovich. The Great Art of Artillery. Traditionally, on Open Days, the library invites to sightseeing tours, where you can get acquainted with the history of the library, its modern technical equipment, as well as visit the memorial office of P.F. Glebka. You can sign up for excursions by phone + 375 17 379 27 06 (from 09:00 to 17:30).

The history of academic science of Belarus will be available at the Museum of History of the NAS of Belarus. The Museum of History of the NAS of Belarus is a memorial complex of the history of the highest scientific organization of the Republic of Belarus and at the same time a cultural and educational institution. On an area of about 250 sq. m. there are more than 3.5 thousand exhibits that reflect the history of the formation and development of science in Belarus, the creation and development of scientific directions, scientific and practical activities of scientists.

АThose interested will also be able to visit the permanent exhibition Achievements of Science for Production, the Archaeological exposition of the Institute of History of the NAS of Belarus. Guided tours are available by appointment for organized groups.

The Council of Young Scientists of the NAS of Belarus has also prepared its own plan of events for holding Open Days. Young researchers will not only conduct tours of their scientific organizations, but will also meet with schoolchildren and students in schools and higher educational institutions.