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Science in Siberia

WEEKLY OF THE SIBERIAN BRANCH OF THE RUSSIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES (SB RAS)
 
N 12 (2498) March 2005
NEWS
 
ON THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE SB RAS OF 2005
 
Resolution of the SB RAS Presidium of March, 17, 2005.
 
ON THE RESULTS OF THE WORK WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF INTEGRATION PROJECTS IN 2004
 
Resolution N 70 of the SB RAS Presidium of March, 3, 2005.
 
SB RAS SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS IN APRIL
 
CELEBRATIONS IN ST.-PETERSBURG
 
March, 15 enlarged meeting of the Presidium of the St.-Petersburg Scientific Center of the RAS, devoted to the 75th anniversary of Academician Zh.Alferov was held in Saint Petersburg under the chairmanship of the President of the RAS Academician Yu.Osipov.
 
AT THE SB RAS PRESIDIUM
 
ALEXEI TIKHOMIROV, THE BEST POST-GRADUATE OF THE RAS
 
The Foundation for Assistance to National Science has named the winners of the competition «The Best Post-graduates of the RAS». More than six hundred applications in seven scientific fields were submitted for the competition. Alexei Tikhomirov the citizen of Tomsk has become the winner of the competition in the field «Earth Sciences» and the possessor of one of two hundred grants.
 
«GLOBAL ENERGY» PRIZE FOR YOUNG SCIENTISTS
 
From March, 12 to March, 14, 2005 the International Symposium «Science and Society» was held at the St.-Petersburg Scientific Center. Within the framework of this event the Second St.-Petersburg meeting of Nobel prize-winners and the «Global energy» International Prize has been held. Another important event was held March, 14, the ceremony of the awards delivery to the winners of the research grants competition within the framework of the Youth program «Global energy», founded a year ago.
 
IRKUTSK SCIENTISTS, THE WINNERS OF THE YOUTH PROGRAM «GLOBAL ENERGY»
 
THE PROGRAM OF THE RAS IS HEADED BY AN ACADEMICIAN FROM IRKUTSK
 
The presidium of the Russian academy of sciences has ratified the program of basic researches «Solar activity and physical processes in system the Sun – ground» which performance will head Irkutsk astrophysics. Participants of the program - about twenty academic establishments of Russia, and the director of Institute of ñîëíå÷íî-terrestrial physics of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Science the academician Helium of Stallions will supervise over all works. Perhaps, for the first time lately such large program was headed by the Irkutsk scientist.
 
THE SESSION OF THE RUSSIAN GOVERNMENT OF MARCH, 17, 2005
 
Materials for the RF Governmental Session.
 
RESULTS OF THE RF GOVERNMENTAL SESSION
 
MASS-MEDIA FOR MARCH, 18, 2005 ABOUT THE RESULTS OF THE RF GOVERNMENTAL SESSION
 
CONFERENCE IN THE STATE DUMA: THE NATURAL RESOURCE BASE OF URAL AND SIBERIA
 
March, 17 the Committee of the State Duma for natural resources and wildlife management was held scientific and practical conference on the topic «On the state and prospects of the development of natural resource base of Ural and Siberia».
 
TECHNOLOGIES OF THE INFORMATION SOCIETY: THE EUROPEAN COMMISSION COMPETITIONS
 
Research and developments those require for joined efforts of the scientists of several countries are financed within the competitions of framework programs of scientific and technological development of the European Union.
 
ENERGY RESOURCES: ACCOUNT AND MONITORING
 
One of the tasks of the general energy saving problem consist in automatic systems for monitoring and accounting of power resources.
 
COMPETITION FOR THE RESEARCH, DEVELOPMENT AND CREATION OF ENERGY EFFICIENT SYSTEMS AND EQUIPMENT
 
THE KIOTO PROTOCOL: ADVANTAGES AND SHORTCOMINGS
 
Press review (from the end of 2004 to the beginning of 2005).
 
THE KIOTO PROTOCOL: NEW INVESTMENT AND TECHNOLOGICAL OPPORTUNITIES
 
Conversations and disputes about the Kioto Protocol are taking place already for a long time. Some people consider it as boon, the others as evil for our country. What is the Kioto Protocol and how should it be considered?
 
VIVARIUM: A FIDGETY FARMING
 
An obligatory part of the Academic biological science is a vivarium where experimental animals as the most direct participants of scientific process are kept. Our story is about vivaria of the Institute of Cytology and Genetics of the SB RAS, the laboratory of experimental animals breeding.
 
SILVER INSTEAD OF ANTIBIOTICS
 
In Novosibirsk, at the Chair of Natural Sciences of the Siberian University of Consumers’ Co-operation (SibUCC) a conference with International participation «Silver and bismuth in medicine» was held at the end of February.
 
DEVELOPMENT OF INNOVATION POLICY
 
The Regional Administration will create unique conditions for the enterprises and the organizations ready to invest into development of the sector of information technologies. The Governor Victor Tolokonski has declared it during the first joint meeting of working groups of Regional Administration and the SB RAS concerning the investment development of IT complex of the Novosibirsk Region.
 
TOMSK CAN BECOME A SPECIAL ECONOMIC AREA
 
As the “Interfax” Agency informed, the government of Russia has finished its working at the bill of special economic areas. It was reported to the President of Russia by the Head of the Ministry of Economic Development German Gref.
 
THE ROLE OF INNOVATION SECTOR INCREASING
 
Vice-Governor of Tomsk Region Professor V.Zinchenko has held coordination council on the innovation activities where the results were reviewed for the last year concerning the development of innovation sphere.
 
AMERICANS SUPERVISING PARTIAL PROGRESS
 
In March American delegation visited the Siberian Chemical Complex in Seversk within the framework of the program of use of highly enriched uranium taken from the nuclear weapons. It is already the second observant visit this year.
 
ELECTIONS of the NSTU RECTOR
 
According to the results of secret vote of the conference of working collective of the Novosibirsk State Technical University taken place March, 16 Professor Nikolai Pustovoi is elected Rector.
 
INTEL AND OTHER IT-COMPANIES REPEATING THE PROJECT "VIRTUOSO"
 
Young teachers from regional Higher Education Institutes of Russia and other countries of the CIS will take part in the Semestrial Industrial and Academic training in the Intel Co. and the Nizhni Novgorod Lobachevski State University.
 
PERMANENT ATTENTION TO YOUTH
 
The problem of the personnel rejuvenation at the Academic institutes last time is especially urgent and constantly discussed by the leaders of the Academy of Sciences. Concerning this problem there was the matter at one of the recent sessions of the Presidium of the Siberian Branch of the RAS.
 
RUSSIAN MASS-MEDIA ABOUT THE REFORM OF EDUCATION
 
THE «BOOK OF SIBERIA» AT THE SIBERIAN FAIR
 
March, 23 at the Siberian Fair an opening was held of the 13th International Exhibition «BOOK OF SIBERIA–2005» concerning primary, secondary, higher and additional education, innovation ideas and experience, training means, equipment and materials for educational process providing UchSib-2005, as well as the exhibitions of the publishing production, novel information technologies, products, goods and services.
 
SPRING IS TIME FOR LOVE, NOT FOR SHOOTING
 
Ornithologists are convinced that the barbarous amusement called «spring hunting» should be forbidden.
 
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