Meeting of Prof. Revalski, Full Member of the Academy, with H.E. Frédéric Meurice

The President of BAS, Prof. Julian Revalski met with the Ambassador of Belgium in Bulgaria H.E. Frédéric Meurice. They discussed the possibilities for expanding the cooperation between the Academy and the scientific organisations of Belgium. Among the topics of the discussion was the current agreement between BAS and Wallonie-Bruxelles International, a body governing the international relations of the regions of Wallonia and Bruxelles, including international scientific activities. Representatives of the two organisations are expected to meet before the end of the year to discuss ways of intensifying cooperation. […]

2021-10-18T09:45:54+00:00Friday, 15 October 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

152 years since the establishment of BAS

The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences celebrated 152 years since its establishment with a solemn assembly in “Prof. Marin Drinov” Hall. The celebration was attended by the Minister of Education and Science Corr. Mem. Nikolai Denkov, the Deputy Minister of Education and Science Corr. Mem. Konstantin Hadjiivanov, scientists and friends of the Academy. […]

2021-10-18T09:49:05+00:00Tuesday, 12 October 2021|Categories: Selected, Uncategorized|


We are pleased on behalf of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and the European Academy of Sciences and Arts to invite you to the 11th Danube Academies Conference, which will be held on October 22, 2021 online through the zoom platform. The conference is organised by the European Academy of Sciences and Arts, and this year the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences is co-organiser and host. […]

2021-09-28T16:39:11+00:00Tuesday, 28 September 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Multidisciplinary team from BAS applies innovative marker technologies in plant biodiversity research

DNA barcoding is a marker-based approach in which a short nucleotide sequence from the genome serves as a marker for the taxonomic identification of organisms regardless of sex, developmental stage and integrity. Analogous to the black-and-white strokes of grocery store barcodes that provide information on name, price and manufacturer, each individual in nature has its own unique DNA sequence, allowing scientists to determine its belonging to a particular family, genus, or species. […]

2021-09-16T12:16:42+00:00Thursday, 9 September 2021|Categories: Biodiversity, Bioresources and Ecology, Uncategorized|

Order of “St. Cyril and Methodius” collar received Acad. Vassil Sgurev

Academician Vassil Sgurev was awarded the Order of St. Cyril and Methodius” – collar for his contribution to the development of electronics, robotics and information technologies. At a ceremony in the Coat of Arms Hall at 2, Dondukov Blvd., President Rumen Radev presented state awards to prominent Bulgarians for their significant merits in the field of medicine, information technologies and defence. […]

2021-09-16T12:07:51+00:00Thursday, 9 September 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

BAS with key role in EASAC vaccination campaign

The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, as a member of the European Academies’ Science Advisory Council (EASAC), participates in the vaccination campaign of the international organisation. The aim of the campaign is to combat the mass misinformation on this topic by means of scientifically based facts. The main channels of communication are social media, BAS participating with a presentation of Prof. Penka Petrova – Director of the Institute of Microbiology. […]

2021-08-27T10:50:55+00:00Thursday, 12 August 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|
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