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. […]
Scientists examined the properties of the metal on the reactor hulls of Kozloduy Nuclear Power Plant (NPP)
The successful implementation of the project “Estimated Analysis of the Resources in the Reactor Hulls of Units 5 and 6 of Kozloduy NPP based on the results of testing and examination of witness samples” was completed. Determination of activities and neutron fluence of witness samples from 3L assembly of Unit 5 and 2L of Unit 6 of Kozloduy NPP. The results of the project were directly related to the extension of the service lifetime of the reactors in the plant. The research was conducted under a contract between the Institute of Metal Science, Equipment and Technologies with the Center of Hydro- and Aerodynamics “Acad. A. Balevski “- BAS and Kozloduy NPP plc. […]
Bulgarian students participated in the first international master class of CERN in Bulgaria. The event was organized by the Institute for Nuclear Research and Nuclear Energy together with CERN and the Faculty of Physics of Sofia University as well as with the support of OSOS (Open Schools for Open Society) project under the European program Horizon 2020 for research and innovation. […]
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.
The Institute of Robotics – BAS is coordinator of the European competitive project “Increasing the well-being of the population by robotics and ICT based innovative education” (RONNI), DSPF, 07_ECVII_PA07. The main goal of the project is the application of robotics and digital technologies in education to overcome learning difficulties and raise the level of competence, capacity and skills of future citizens for a better quality of life. It is envisaged to create a Balkan regional network of specialists for partnership initiatives and knowledge exchange. […]