The long-standing and fruitful cooperation between the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (UAS) was discussed at a meeting between the President of BAS Prof. Julian Revalski, Member of the Academy, and the Ambassador of Hungary to Bulgaria H.E. Miklós Boros. Over the past two years, seven joint research projects were carried out in the fields of nanosciences, new materials and technologies, biodiversity, bioresources and ecology, climate change, hazards and natural resources, and cultural heritage and national identity. Prof. Revalski highlighted that five other projects have been approved for implementation for the period 2024-2025. Н.E. Miklós Boros assured the President of BAS of the full readiness of the Embassy of Hungary to assist in the implementation of joint activities between BAS [...]
Promotion of doctoral programs offered by higher education institutions and scientific organizations in Israel among the Bulgarian scientific community and the long-standing good relations between Bulgaria and Israel were among the topics discussed at the meeting between the President of BAS Prof. Julian Revalski and the Ambassador of Israel to Bulgaria H. E. Yosef Levi-Sfari. Prof. Revalski briefed the Ambassador on the joint initiative of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and the Israeli Academy of Sciences and Humanities to hold a workshop at BAS with guest speakers from Israel to introduce representatives of the Bulgarian scientific community to the state of science and some of its latest achievements in Israel as well as the existing opportunities for cooperation, exchange and development of scientific personnel from [...]
Minister of Energy R. Radev expressed his gratitude to the team from BAS who participated in the project for the preparation of the National Energy Strategy (with a focus on the electricity sector) in 2018, with the Economic Research Institute as the lead contractor. The partnership between BAS, the energy system companies and the Ministry of Energy is highly appreciated. The letter states that the summary report as well as the three interim reports of BAS on the Strategy provide an independent and credible assessment of the processes in the sector and will be helpful in taking important decisions for the transformation towards low carbon energy and for the implementation of the European Green Deal. The summary report will be the basis for building on [...]
An invitation for the participation of representatives of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in this year's edition of the World Oceanology Congress was extended by H.E. Sanjay Rana, Ambassador of the Republic of India to Bulgaria, during his visit to the Academy today. The congress, organised by the National Institute of Ocean Technology under the Ministry of Earth Sciences of the Government of India, will be held between 27-29 February 2024 in the city of Chennai under the title "Sustainable Utilization of Oceans in Blue Economy". The aim of the event is to bring together scientists, researchers, policy makers, industry leaders and environmentalists to address mutual interest in collaborative research, sustainable ocean management and the blue economy. Prof. Julian Revalski and H.E. Sanjay Rana also [...]
The President of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Prof. Julian Revalski, Member of the Academy, met today with the Ambassador of Slovenia to Bulgaria H.E. Nataša Bergelj. At the meeting in BAS, Prof. Revalski and H.E. Bergelj discussed the development and potential strengthening of scientific cooperation between BAS and the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts (SASA). The President of BAS extended an invitation to the President of SASA to visit BAS. Ambassador Bergelj was accompanied by Mirela Yolova, a student in Bulgarian Philology at SU “St. Kliment Ohridski” who was one of the participants in the initiative "Ambassador for a Day" - under the patronage of the Minister of Foreign Affairs.
The President of BAS Prof. Julian Revalski, Member of the Academy, attended the ceremony "Academic Oscars" for 2023, organized by the "24 hours" newspaper. The awards are based on the Rating System of Higher Education Institutions in Bulgaria, an annual ranking organized by the Ministry of Education and Science (MES) and a consortium including the Open Society Institute and the Sirma Group. Prof. Julian Revalski presented the awards to the Rectors of the "Prof. Pancho Vladigerov" National Academy of Music - Prof. Sava Dimitrov (first place in the Music and Dance Art category) and to the Academy of Music, Dance and Fine Arts, Plovdiv – Prof. Toni Shekherdjieva-Novak (first place in the Art Theory section). For the Academy, the quality of education in higher education [...]