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|

Memorandum of Cooperation between the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Sciences of Kazakhstan

  The President of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Prof. Julian Revalski, Full Member of BAS, and the President of the National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan Prof. Kunsulu Zakarya signed a Memorandum of Cooperation between the two scientific organisations. The ceremony, which took place in Astana, was also attended by the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Bulgaria to Kazakhstan H.E. Boyan Hadjiev. Prior to the signing of the document, the heads of the two Academies discussed the opportunities for deepening cooperation between the scientists from Bulgaria and Kazakhstan. Among the priority areas of joint activity are biotechnology, mathematics, materials science, nuclear physics and others. Before BNA, Prof. Revalski pointed out that the memorandum aims to create a basis for future interaction [...]

2023-06-16T13:53:14+03:00Friday, 9 June 2023|Categories: General Academic News, Selected|

The Director of RIKEN Europe Office visited BAS

  The Director of RIKEN Europe Office Dr. Toshiyasu Ichioka visited the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences at the invitation of the President Prof. Julian Revalski, Full Member of BAS. RIKEN is the largest research institution in Japan, renowned for high quality research in a diverse range of scientific disciplines. Dr. Ichioka met on 18 April with Prof. Julian Revalski and the Chief Scientific Secretary Prof. Neli Koseva. During their conversation, the RIKEN Director was introduced to the scientific activities and structure of BAS. After the meeting, Dr. Ichioka gave a lecture to the scientists of the Academy in “Prof. Marin Drinov” Hall of BAS. He introduced them to the programmes of RIKEN and the opportunities for participation from the Bulgarian side. See the presentation here. [...]

2023-04-25T13:55:22+03:00Friday, 21 April 2023|Categories: General Academic News|
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