The activities of Bulgarian scientists in European projects and valuable archival publications were presented by BAS to Commissioner Iliana Ivanova

   The participation of scientific units of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences in large-scale international projects was discussed at a meeting of representatives of the Academy with the EU Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth Iliana Ivanova. The Secretary General of BAS Prof. Neli Koseva presented an update on the results of the multilateral activities of the scientists, the implementation of projects both under the Framework Programmes for Research and Innovation of the European Union as well as funded from national sources. The Bulgarian Academy of Sciences is actively involved in scientific capacity building, coordinating 23 out of 51 infrastructure sites under the National Roadmap for Scientific Infrastructure. The number of scientific publications has been steadily increasing over the last two years, said [...]

2023-11-20T15:55:40+02:00Friday, 17 November 2023|Categories: General Academic News, Selected|

Scientists of BAS with awards for high scientific achievements

  Three scientists from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences received the "Marin Drinov" honorary medal on a ribbon at a solemn assembly on the occasion of the National Enlighteners Day. The President of BAS Prof. Julian Revalski, Member of the Academy, presented the awards. Prof. Pepka Boyadjieva received the award for high scientific achievements in the field of sociology of education. Prof. Vladko Murdarov was awarded for his significant contributions in the field of Bulgarian and Slavic linguistics. Prof. Neli Koseva was awarded for her multifaceted public, organizational and expert activities and for her significant contribution to raising the prestige of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences as well as Bulgarian science at home and abroad. The Vice President of the Academy Corr. Memb. Evdokiya Pasheva [...]

2023-11-06T10:17:19+02:00Wednesday, 1 November 2023|Categories: General Academic News, General news, Selected|

78 Bulgarian scientists are among the best in the world, according to the Stanford ranking

  According to this year's ranking for overall career development of scientists (known as the Stanford ranking), 78 Bulgarian researchers are among the top two percent of top scientists in the world. Sixteen of them are members of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (academicians and correspondent members), and another 33 are scientists from the Academy. The ranking is compiled annually based on an analysis of the scientific metrics of about 8 400 000 scientists from 176 subfields of science who have publications in Scopus, i.e. it sees 2% of proven scientists. A separate ranking is prepared for scientific developments in the previous year. It includes a total of 56 Bulgarian scientists in the top 2%. It also includes 7 scientists of BAS who are not included in [...]

2023-10-23T10:04:36+03:00Tuesday, 17 October 2023|Categories: General Academic News, General news|

Visit of a delegation from Tokai University to BAS

The Vice Presidents of BAS, Corr. Memb. Evdokiya Pasheva and Corr. Memb. Stefan Hadjidodorov, today discussed the Bulgarian-Japanese relations in the field of science with representatives of Tokai University and the "Sts. Cyril and Methodius” international foundation. The meeting was attended by Prof. Kiyoshi Yamada, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Tokai University, Prof. Naoto Yoshikawa, Vice-Chancellor of Tokai University, Mr. Hisara Tanaka, Asst. Executive Director (Global Initiatives) of the Office of the Chancellor of Tokai University and Dr. Manami Hori, Director of the European Centre of Tokai University in Denmark. Tokai University has made a significant contribution to the development of bilateral scientific, cultural and educational exchange between Bulgaria and Japan. For tens of years, students and lecturers from the Faculty of Archaeology [...]

2023-10-16T09:40:17+03:00Friday, 13 October 2023|Categories: General Academic News|

154 years since the founding of BAS

  A solemn assembly on the occasion of the 154th anniversary of the establishment of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences was held today at the “Prof. Marin Drinov" Hall of BAS. The President of the General Assembly of BAS Corr. Memb. Evelina Slavcheva greeted the scientists and guests at the celebration. "Today is an occasion for pride, as well as an occasion for taking stock and objectively assessing the state of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and science in Bulgaria as a whole," said Corr. Memb. Slavcheva. "We have gone through difficult times in which we have survived despite the conditions in which we were forced to exist. In recent years we have enjoyed a renewed scientific infrastructure. Funding in science is much better but [...]

2023-10-13T10:29:13+03:00Thursday, 12 October 2023|Categories: General Academic News, General news, Selected|

Scientists of BAS participate in the youth festival “Hello Space! Bulgaria Calling!”

Scientists from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences participated in the third edition of the Bulgarian Youth Festival "Hello Space! Bulgaria Calling!" which took place on 29 June in Sofia Tech Park. Its aim is to spark the imagination of children and young people in Bulgaria, to encourage them to dream and plan, to pursue careers in science, technologies, engineering, art and mathematics and to find solutions through science. The event was organised by the national Space & STEAM Cluster and the Atlantic Club of Bulgaria, with the support of the US Embassy in Bulgaria and NASA (Houston). Scientists from the Space Research and Technology Institute and the Institute of Astronomy with National Astronomical Observatory are participating in the youth fest. With inspiring talks and presentations, [...]

2023-06-30T12:29:01+03:00Thursday, 29 June 2023|Categories: General Academic News|
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