The President of BAS, Acad. Julian Revalski, participated in the first international science forum of the Alliance of International Science Organizations (ANSO) in the Belt and Road Region which took place from 3 to 5 November in Beijing. The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences is among the Academies founding members of ANSO. The Alliance of International Science Organizations (ANSO) is an international, non-profit and non-governmental scientific organization jointly created by the Chinese Academy of Sciences with major national, regional and international scientific and research institutions in the “Belt and Road” Region. ANSO is committed to regional sustainable development, academic capacity building, S&T innovation cooperation and communication, and technology transfer by uniting scientific organizations and scientists in the “Belt and Road” Region. ANSO focuses on major, daunting [...]
The General Assembly of the Federation of All European Academies (ALLEA) 2018 will be held on 16 and 17 May 2018 in BAS. It will be held in parallel with a scientific symposium on Science in Times of Challenged Trust and Expertise under the SAPEA project Shaping European Science Advice: Insights and Experiences. At a ceremony on May 16th, Bulgarian commissioner Mariya Gabriel will confer the prestigious Madame de Staël Prize 2018 which is annually awarded by ALLEA for contributions to Europe’s cultural values and to the idea of European integration. Laureate of the 2018 award is Professor Andrea Pető of the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary. […]
The Agreement on Scientific Cooperation between the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and the National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), France, was renewed on 27 March 2018 in Paris. Academician Julian Revalski, President of BAS, and CNRS President and CEO Antoine Petit signed the document. The French National Center for Scientific Research is one of the most important research institutions in the world. To meet the great challenges of the present and the future, its scientists explore the living, the matter, the universe and the functioning of human societies. Internationally recognized for excellence, CNRS correlates equally well with both the R&D universe and the wider audience.
An inspirational meeting of pupils, students and scientists with the world-famous mathematician and Field’s medalist Cedric Villani took place on March 16 in the Big Hall of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. During the meeting-conversation, he shared with his young audience his experience in scientific work and how mathematics could be exciting and pleasant to learn. […]
The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences awarded the honorary title of Doctor Honoris Causa to Prof. Eric Verdin, President of The Buck Institute for studying aging in the United States. The title was awarded for his outstanding scientific achievements in the field of biomedicine. The ceremony was held at the Big Hall of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. “It is my great honor and responsibility to receive this title,” Prof. Verdin said, adding that he hoped the collaboration between the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and the Buck Institute would be deepened. […]