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Academician Julian Revalski, President of BAS, visited the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research in Dubna, Russia

The President of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Prof. Julian Revalski, Full Member of BAS, accompanied by Professor Evdokia Pasheva, Scientific Secretary-General of the Academy and Professor Sevdalina Dimitrova, Scientific Secretary of division “Energy Resources and Energy Efficiency”, visited the Joint Institute for Nuclear Research (JINR) in Dubna in the period 2-4 June 2019. The visit was in the framework of the 12th International Meeting "JINR Expertise for Member States and Partner Countries" (JEMS-12). As part of the JEMS-12 program, the Bulgarian delegation acquainted itself with the scientific infrastructure of the Institute and met with leading scientists from various laboratories. Besides the planned meetings in the JEMS-12 program, the Bulgarian delegation also met with the leaders of the Laboratory of Information Technologies and the Laboratory [...]

2019-06-10T12:36:03+02:00Thursday, 6 June 2019|Categories: General Academic News, Selected|

A 7600-year-old grave was discovered in Slatina by archaeologists from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Early Neolithic grave, about 7 600 years old, was discovered by a team of archaeologists led by corr.-member Vassil Nikolov, Vice-President of BAS, in Slatina settlement. The find is extremely rare. The forthcoming studies will provide information on the physical characteristics of the people who gave birth to the first European civilization in today's Bulgarian lands. According to corr.-member Nikolov, the scientists have enough data on the way of life of the people in the settlement of Slatina but it has not yet been established what the funeral practices were. It is well known that the settlement lasted for about 500 years: from the end of the seventh millennium BC, when the first settlers arrived, until around the middle of the sixth millennium BC. The [...]

2019-05-31T15:39:51+02:00Tuesday, 28 May 2019|Categories: Cultural-historical Heritage and National Identity, Selected|

The Honorary sign “Marin Drinov” was bestowed on Prof. Dr. Massimo de Leonardis

Prof. Dr. Massimo de Leonardis received the Honorary sign “Marin Drinov” of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences at a ceremony held in the Academy on 21 May 2019. Prof. Julian Revalski, Full member of BAS and President of the Academy awarded Professor de Leonardis for his outstanding contribution in the field of historical science and the dissemination of the Bulgarian diplomatic and military history around the world. Professor Massimo de Leonardis is one of the most prominent European scientists in the humanities, an undeniable authority on the issues of diplomacy, war and peace. He is a Professor of History of International Relations and Institutions and of International Politics at Milan Catholic University. He is also President of the International Commission on Military History at UNESCO [...]

2019-05-22T15:54:06+02:00Tuesday, 21 May 2019|Categories: General Academic News, Selected|

An international team of scientists with Bulgarian participation with a new discovery on bedbugs

An international team of scientists from four continents: Europe, Asia, North and South America with Bulgarian participation published the results of a study of dozens of bedbug species on 16 May 2019. Dr. Nikolay Simov from the National Museum of Natural History at BAS is the only Bulgarian invited scientist in a team from 14 scientific institutions in 10 countries (Argentina, Bulgaria, UK, Germany, Malaysia, Mexico, Norway, USA, the Czech Republic and Chile). […]

2019-05-22T15:51:24+02:00Friday, 17 May 2019|Categories: Biodiversity, Bioresources and Ecology|

ALLEA General Assembly 2019

The anniversary General Assembly of ALLEA, the European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities, was held in Bern, Switzerland from 8 to 10 May 2019. The event celebrated the 25th anniversary of the organization. Host was the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences. The traditional annual business meeting with representatives of more than 50 ALLEA academies was held within the framework of the event. Problems of ALLEA's strategy, governance, and policies were discussed. The participants in the assembly were welcomed by Christian Leumann, Rector of the University of Bern and by the Swiss Federal Councillor (Minister) Guy Parmelin. The President of ALLEA and of the Swiss Academies of Arts and Sciences, Antonio Loprieno, read a special address on the role of academies in European [...]

2019-05-22T15:46:22+02:00Friday, 17 May 2019|Categories: General Academic News|

The Scientific Secretary-General of BAS Prof. Evdokia Pasheva participated in a meeting of the Executive Board of the European Science Foundation (ESF)

The Scientific Secretary-General of BAS, Prof. Evdokia Pasheva, participated in a meeting of the Executive Council of the European Science Foundation (ESF) on 9 May in Rome, Italy. On May 9 and 10, Prof. Pasheva also participated in a scientific conference entitled "EURATOM: A European Approach to Exploring the Relationship between Science and International Policy in the Nuclear Field" organized by Roma Tre University. The conference discussed the following topics: research cooperation and its political importance, EURATOM as a tool for scientific cooperation for the benefit of political understanding.  

2019-05-22T15:49:13+02:00Wednesday, 15 May 2019|Categories: General Academic News|