“The Lords of Salt: Provadia-Solnitsata 5600 – 4350 BC” еxhibition

An exhibition dedicated to the 20th anniversary of the beginning of the archaeological research of the oldest prehistoric salt mining and urban center in Europe, Provadia-Solnitsa, was officially opened on June 11 at the National Archaeological Institute and Museum of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (NAIM-BAS). The exposition presents more than 530 artifacts discovered during the research of Provadia-Solnitsa. The exhibits date back to the Late Prehistory (6th and 5th millennium BC), and objects from the Late Hellenistic period and Antiquity are also represented. They testify to the large-scale development of the region's only early salt industry, the salt trade, the accumulation of wealth by communities in the area, the need to protect them behind massive stone walls, and the social hierarchy of a complex [...]

2024-06-13T15:39:50+03:00Wednesday, 12 June 2024|Categories: Selected|

Scientists present innovative developments with wide application at the Science for Business Forum

Five successfully implemented projects were presented at the fourth edition of the Science for Business Forum held today at the Inter Expo Center. A method for recycling drug waste, the development of processes for collagen extraction, an innovative solution for assessing water pollution with microplastics were shown by scientists from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. The event was organized for the fourth consecutive year by BAS and the Bulgarian Small and Medium Enterprise Promotion Agency (BSMEPA). Scientists and their innovative capacity should be used to make Bulgaria a strong and competitive economy, said the President of BAS Prof. Julian Revalski, Member of the Academy. He added that such initiatives shorten the distance between business and research. According to the Executive Director of BSMEPA, Dr. Boyko [...]

2024-06-13T10:22:51+03:00Tuesday, 11 June 2024|Categories: General news, Selected|

Ceremonial Assembly of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences for 24 May

A solemn assembly on the occasion of May 24 was held today at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences. The President of the General Assembly of BAS Corr. Memb. Evelina Slavcheva opened the event for the Day of the Holy Brothers Cyril and Methodius, of the Bulgarian alphabet, education and culture and of the Slavonic literature. May 24 is a holiday hidden deep in the heart of every Bulgarian, Corr. Memb. Slavcheva said and added that it was an expression of the spiritual growth of our nation, of our aspiration for progress and improvement through the achievements of science and culture. The President of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences Prof. Julian Revalski, Member of the Academy, delivered a welcoming speech for the celebration. On this day, [...]

2024-05-29T09:50:49+03:00Friday, 24 May 2024|Categories: General news, Selected|

Scientists from BAS with the most prestigious award for science “Pythagoras”

Corr. Memb. Prof. DSc Stanislav Vassilev from the Institute of Mineralogy and Crystallography of BAS has been awarded the Pythagoras Grand Prize of the Ministry of Education and Science for his overall scientific contribution. He received a diploma and a cash prize of BGN 12 000 at a ceremony on 17 May. The President of BAS Prof. Julian Revalski, Member of the Academy, participated in the event which was held annually, in 2024 for the 16th time. Corr. Memb. Stanislav Vassilev has contributed to the field of mineralogy, geochemistry and sustainable innovative utilization of solid fuels and their waste products from thermochemical processing - a worldwide problem in coal mining, including in Bulgaria. He is one of the Bulgarians among the top 1% of [...]

2024-05-23T09:46:46+03:00Monday, 20 May 2024|Categories: Selected|

The President of BAS participates in a PABSEC meeting

The President of BAS Prof. Julian Revalski, Member of the Academy, participated in the 63rd Plenary Session of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation Organization (BSECO), which was held from 13 to 15 May in Tirana, Albania. The organisation is a unique model for a multilateral political and economic initiative to harmonise the actions of member states, to ensure peace, security and development of the Black Sea region in the spirit of friendly relations. At the 68th meeting of the PABSEC Bureau on 13 May, Prof. Julian Revalski was elected as PABSEC Special Representative to the international organizations working in the field of science and education for a period of 5 years. During his visit to Tirana, the President of BAS met [...]

2024-05-16T15:22:40+03:00Wednesday, 15 May 2024|Categories: Selected|

The building of BAS in the LUNAR Festival of Lights – 2024

For the third consecutive year, some of the most popular buildings and urban spaces in Sofia were transformed by 3D mapping and light installations within the third edition of the LUNAR Festival of Lights - 2024. For the first year, the Central Building of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences was included in the programme of the festival which took place from 9 to 12 May. The light installations also convey different messages about topics such as the preservation of the planet, the power of personal choice, freedom of self-expression, and technological development. "Wonder Home" is the light installation on the building of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences - BAS. The Academy has always believed in the unifying powers of science and art. LUNAR is an [...]

2024-05-14T10:23:02+03:00Monday, 13 May 2024|Categories: Selected|
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