The Central Building of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (1, 15th November Street, Sofia) has been awarded a special prize "Conservation and restoration of facades/artistic elements and artistic lighting" in the category "Social infrastructure - culture, science and education" in the National Competition "Building of the Year 2022". The annual awards were presented at a gala ceremony on 15 December at Sofia Event Center. The President of BAS Prof. Julian Revalski, Full Member of the Academy, received the award. Investor of the project is the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences – architect: Milena Krachanova, restorer: Aglika Ikonomova, artistic lighting: Rosen Yovchev and Eng. Marin Valchev and the contractor is the association "EM Building 2020". In connection with the 150th anniversary of the founding of the [...]
Students present more than 50 projects at the Ninth Scientific Session of the High-School-Students’ Institute of BAS
More than 50 projects of students from 15 cities are participating in the Ninth Scientific Session of the of the High-School-Students’ Institute of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (HSSI-BAS). The scientific sessions are held in "Prof. Marin Drinov" Hall of the Academy. Acad. Petar Kenderov who is the scientific supervisor of HSSI opened the two-day forum. At BAS we have a desire to help young people to develop and to get acquainted with what science offers - a good environment for development and a sense of being a citizen of the world because in science, when something new is done, it is new for the whole world, said Acad. Kenderov. The themes of the students and their supervisors are worthy of development in the laboratories [...]
The awards in the twelfth edition of the national fellowship programme "For Women in Science" were presented at a ceremony at Sofia University "St. Kl. Ohridski”. Three inspiring Bulgarian women scientists were honoured for their research ideas as fellows of the programme for 2022. They are Dr. Nina Kaneva-Dobrevska, lecturer in inorganic chemistry at SU “Kliment Ohridski" (for the project " Water treatment for pharmaceutical pollution"), Dr. Katerina Takova-Sakaliyska, lecturer in biology at "Paisii Hilendarski" University of Plovdiv (for the project "Immunodiagnosis of SARS-COV-2 infection by antigen produced in tobacco products") and Dr. Maya Zhekova, lecturer in quantum physics at SU “Kliment Ohridski" (for the project "Quasi-nondiffracting Bessel-Gaussian beams with residual topological charge"). The President of BAS Prof. Julian Revalski, Full Member of the Academy, [...]
Scientists from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences were inscribed in the "Golden Book" of the Patent Office at a solemn ceremony held in the Armorial Hall of the Presidency. The 41st inscription ceremony honored the most outstanding Bulgarian inventors and discoverers. Head of State Rumen Radev presented honorary diplomas for the entry to Prof. DSc Eng. Pavlinka Dolashka and Prof. Dr. Kostadin Kostadinov. The Bulgarian innovators deserve recognition for their tireless work and dedication to modern society for the development of fundamental and applied science and care for environmental protection, the President said in his address. Our aspiration for Bulgaria to be a modern and prosperous country can only be achieved with respect for the people of science and progress, Rumen Radev said. Prof. DSc. [...]
The President of BAS Prof. Julian Revalski, Full Member of the Academy, presented Prof. Diana Petkova with the Honorary Medal of BAS "Marin Drinov on a Ribbon". The distinction is awarded for significant scientific achievements in the field of biochemistry and biophysics, for her multifaceted public, organizational and expert activities to raise the authority of Bulgarian science and on the occasion of her 70th anniversary. The ceremony has been held today during a solemn assembly of the Union of Scientists in Bulgaria on the occasion of the Day of the National Enlighteners. Prof. Diana Petkova is the President of the Union of Scientists in Bulgaria. At the ceremony the Vice President of BAS Corresponding Member Evdokia Pasheva presented awards to young scientists for 2021 and [...]
Photo: MC Three scientists from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences have been awarded the "Golden Century" awards of the Ministry of Culture for their contribution to the development and popularization of Bulgarian culture. Corr. Mem. Prof. Plamen Markov was awarded the "Golden Century - Pendant", Prof. Emmanuel Moutafov and Assoc. Prof. Hristo Popov received the "Golden Century - Star" award. The awards were presented by the Deputy Ministers of Culture Prof. Dr. Borislava Taneva and Assoc. Prof. Plamen Slavov at a ceremony held on the Day of National Enlighteners.