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Prof. Evelina Slavcheva is the new Chairperson of the General Assembly of BAS

At the first meeting of the Eighth General Assembly of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (GA), Prof. Evelina Slavcheva was elected Chair of the supreme management body of the Academy Prof. Evelina Slavcheva was elected with 75 votes “for” from the present 86 members. Only her nomination was raised for the leadership post. She was a Chairman of the Seventh General Assembly of BAS (April 26, 2016). […]

2020-07-07T14:52:02+03:00Monday, 29 June 2020|Categories: General Academic News|

The National Assembly approved the annual report of BAS for 2019

The National Assembly approved the annual report of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences for 2019 at today's plenary session. The President of BAS, Prof. Julian Revalski, Full Member of the Academy, presented the activity of BAS during the past year to the deputies. BAS strengthens its role as a leading scientific institution - over 50% of the referenced scientific articles according to Web of Science for 2019 are of researchers from the Academy, highlighted Prof. Revalski and said that there was stability of the scientific results of the researchers from BAS which were also aimed at their direct application in practice. The inventions by scientific units of BAS recognized in 2019 are 40, and 20 utility models have been registered. Prof. Julian Revalski paid special [...]

2020-06-29T12:49:14+03:00Friday, 12 June 2020|Categories: General Academic News|Tags: |

General Assembly of the European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities (ALLEA)

The Scientific Secretary-General of BAS, Prof. Evdokia Pasheva, participated in a virtual meeting of the General Assembly of the European Federation of Academies of Sciences and Humanities (ALLEA) on 3 June. Two new academies were accepted as members of ALLEA: the Cyprus Academy of Sciences, Letters and Arts and the German Junge Akademie (Youth Academy). The meeting also elected new members of the Board of ALLEA for the period 2020-2022. The Board consists of 10 representatives of academies from Austria, Finland, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Sweden and the United Kingdom. The activities of the organization during the last 12 months and the steps for implementation of the strategic goals of ALLEA were discussed. The ALLEA activities report for 2019-2020 can be found [...]

2020-06-09T14:10:35+03:00Thursday, 4 June 2020|Categories: General Academic News|

The President of BAS participated in a meeting of the European Academies’ Science Advisory Council (EASAC)

The President of BAS Prof. Julian Revalski, Full Member of the Academy, participated in a virtual meeting of the European Academies' Science Advisory Council (EASAC) which took place on 29 May. The meeting discussed the activities of the organization over the past six months as well as some of the new documents of EASAC: the report "Packaging plastics in the circular economy" http://www.bas.bg/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/EASAC-Plastics-complete-Web-PDF.pdf, the commentary on the EU's environmental recovery after COVID-19 http://www.bas.bg/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/EASAC_Covid19Recovery_Web_26_May.pdf and others. One of the main topics of the meeting was related to the activities undertaken by the member academies in response to the coronavirus. Prof. Revalski presented the active work of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in nine points, emphasizing that the Academy reflected on its website also the news from [...]

2020-06-01T13:21:02+03:00Friday, 29 May 2020|Categories: General Academic News|

Opinion of BAS on the occasion of the exhibition of the Russian Cultural Centre

On the occasion of the exhibition of the Russian Cultural Center in Sofia on the eve of the holiday of Bulgarian education and culture, presenting the brothers St. Cyril and St. Methodius as "reformers of the Slavic alphabet", "creators of the Church Slavonic language" and "first propagators of literacy and education in Russia”, the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences expresses its bewilderment at the replacement of the historical and linguistic facts which are alphabetically known to all unprejudiced Slavic studies in the world, including Russian. It is sufficient to mention the name and work of the world-famous Russian scholar Academician Dmitry Likhachev who defines Bulgaria as the "cradle of Slavic culture", as the country that gave "the Eastern Slavs the highest layer of language." The world-famous [...]

2020-06-01T13:18:28+03:00Wednesday, 27 May 2020|Categories: General Academic News|

Additional funds for the reintegration of Bulgarian scientists and PhD students are provided by the government

Additional funds for the National Scientific Program “Petar Beron. Science and Innovation with Europe” were voted by the Council of Ministers at today's meeting, announced at a briefing the Minister of Education and Science Krassimir Valchev. The briefing was also attended by the Deputy Minister of Education and Science Karina Angelieva, the President of BAS Prof. Julian Revalski, full member of the Academy, and the Rector of Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski” Prof. Anastas Gerdjikov. The program is designed for Bulgarian scientists who return to the country to continue their scientific research and continues for the third consecutive year, the minister added. The planned funding this year is 1 million and 300 thousand levs but the amount may increase to 1 million and 900 thousand [...]

2020-05-21T20:52:40+03:00Wednesday, 20 May 2020|Categories: General Academic News|