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Science in Siberia

WEEKLY OF THE SIBERIAN BRANCH OF THE RUSSIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES (SB RAS)
 
N 26-27 (2312-2313) July 2001
NEWS
 
 
ON THE OPERATING PROCEDURE OF THE GENERAL MEETING OF THE SB RAS
 
The SB RAS Presidium enactment of 05.07.2001.
 
ON THE WORK PROGRAM OF THE GENERAL MEETING OF THE RAS
 
The RAS Presidium enactment of 26.02.2001.
 
SCIENTIFIC EVENTS IN AUGUST
 
 
The Second General Assembly of the Association of Academies of Sciences of Asian Countries to be held at the Novosibirsk Academgorodok
 
 
LARGE-SCALE MEETING BEFORE SUMMER VACATIONS
 
July 5 the regularly scheduled meeting of the SB RAS Presidium being the last before summer vacations has been held to consider a wide range of problems.
 
GLOBAL INFORMATION RESOURCE IN LONG-TERM OUTLOOK
 
These days, from July 9 to July 14, a large group of researchers have gathered from different countries to the Small Hall of the SB RAS House of Scientists in order to discuss the problems of biovariety of ecosystems of Northern Eurasia aiming at further consolidation of the efforts of world scientific community in this field.
 
ALTAI IS CONCERN OF OUR PLANET
 
In June the working meeting of the delegations of Russia, Mongolia, Kazakhstan and Germany with participation of the UNESCO representatives has been held at Bonn (Germany), focused on the creation of biosphere reservation of planetary significance at Altai. Academician N.Dobretsov and Chairman of Altai Republican Government S.Zubakin presented the Russian party.
 
ABOUT THE WORK OF THE THIRD RUSSIAN BIOGEOCHEMICAL SCHOOL
 
The 2nd issue of the Siberian Ecological Journal of 2001 has been published in an exotic size such as 16 publishing sheets. It includes 20 articles, the reports selected by editorial board of the 3rd Russian biogeochemical school, held from September 4 to September 8, 2000 in Gorno-Altaisk.
 
The list of scientists of the Siberian Branch, awarded with the State Scientific Scholarships of 2001
 
 
INNOVATION
 
Permanent International open competition of innovation projects.
 
Scientific and Educational Center "MOLECULAR DESIGN AND ENVIRONMENTALLY PROTECTING TECHNOLOGIES"
 
at the Novosibirsk State University makes competitive admission of students and post-graduates.
 
THE A.N.KOSYGIN PRIZE IS ESTABLISHED
 
The Presidium of the Russian Union of Commodity Producers has accepted resolution to perpetuate the memory of outstanding state figure Aleksei Nikolaevich Kosygin.
 
Academician V.S.Surkov is 75
 
The SB RAS Presidium congratulation.
 
MOBILE "ELSIB"
 
The "ELSIB", a plant for production of high-power electrical machines, is one of the first in Novosibirsk that have started the creation of automated laser engineering complexes (ALEC) of broad destination.
 
A NOVELTY: "THE SIBERIAN JOURNAL"
 
This new informational and analytical journal has begun to be issued in Novosibirsk since May (circulation 1500 copies). Editorial board informs the readers, that the main topic of the journal will include Siberian life, the steps in realization of its development concept, experience of the Siberians` efforts joining, inter-regional interaction for creation and realization of large-scale Siberian projects and programs.
 
THE SIBERIAN ECOLOGICAL JOURNAL
 
Regularly scheduled June issue of the "Siberian Ecological Journal" has been published. It is devoted to paedohalogenetical, landscape-geochemical as well as ecological and reclamation problems.
 
A WAY OUT OF DEADLOCK
 
Doctor Sc.(Economics) V.Samaruha analyzes economical condition of our country and offers some pathways for withdrawal from this complicated situation in his book "Economy and finances of post-reform Russia".
 
RUSSIA: TO BE OR NOT TO BE?
 
The Novosibirsk State University and the Siberian University of Consumer`s Co- operative Society have published a book "Russia: policy and politicians (1985- 2000)" by V.Demidov, Professor of the NSU Russian History Faculty.
 
REFLECTIONS ABOUT FATE OF RUSSIAN SCIENCE AND SOCIETY
 
The book by P.A.Danilovtsev "There will be no collapse of science" (Yakutsk, 2001).
 
CALLING CARD OF OMSK
 
The highest building of the City, a white palace with the letters cut on its facade "The A.S.Pushkin Omsk State Regional Scientific Library" (constructed in 1995, founded April 11, 1899 by the Omsk City Duma on the occasion of the centenary of A.Pushkin) is called just a "calling card" of the city by the dwellers of Omsk, as well as by the Russian and foreign visitors of the Region.
 
VACANCIES
 
 
SIBERIA. SCIENCE. PRESS
 
The press review from May to July, 2001.
 
RUSSIA AND HIGH TECHNOLOGIES
 
Through the messages of network informational agencies.
 
INTERNET IS A PART OF OUR LIFE RATHER THAN EXOTICS
 
Internet turns into a useful and important tool from an exotic communication facility for the scientist, students and computer engineers. Already today new possibilities have appeared for those who have no normal conditions for dialogue due to different reasons.
 
WORLD SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING NEWS
 
According to the materials of Russian informational agency "RosBusinessConsulting" and foreign periodicals.
 
CYBERSPORTS
 
Sports have become a concurrent in the life of millions people in the twentieth century. Hundreds and hundreds kinds of sports are liked and popular. On Sportsmen are inferior to politicians and movie stars in the respect of popularity. It seems that it is difficult to expect any qualitative modifications in this orb of human activity. Could a serious competitor of football, basketball, hockey, tennis or track and field athletics really appear? Five years ago it would be unambiguously said, "Can not". However for the last years the digital technologies have generated another kind of competitions that has the highest chance to press many competitors at sports Olympus. Today we shall tell about such phenomenon as cybersports promptly winning popularity.
 
SPECIAL STYLE OF "THE ACADEMIC"
 
"Hospital and polyclinic of the Irkutsk Academgorodok has had luck with chief doctor". This fact is sometimes noted at official events; the Akademgorodok inhabitants and especially the patients in hospital wards proudly speak about it. Thirty-two years along Honored Medical Worker of Russian Federation O.Vashkevich heads this complex, one from the best in Irkutsk.
 
HOW TO BECOME AN ARTIST FOR A SCIENTIST
 
Artist Gennady Maistrenko of the Novosibirsk settlement Koltsovo could inform about his experience. Today he is famous not only in Russia. There were exhibitions in Moscow at the Central House of Artist, Moscow Gallery at the Kuznetski Most Street, International Federation of Artists of UNESCO as well as in Europe: in Spain, Geneva, Bern, Berlin.
 
ACADEMTOURNAMENT-2001
 
After permanent downpour rain and feelings of the organizers of the "Academtournament-2001" in this connection, just at the day of its beginning, June 25, the weather have become good and young sportsmen dispersed to play at three tennis stadiums: of the Institute of Geology, of the sports complex "Izumrudny" and on central courts of Academgorodok.
 
ON THE THRESHOLD OF TENNIS TOURNAMENT FOR THE "SCIENCE IN SIBERIA" NEWSPAPER PRIZE
 
The tournament will be held on central courts of Academgorodok from July 25 to July 31, 2001.
 
 
CALCULUS MATHEMATICS WAS HIS ELEMENT...
 
In memory of Vladimir Aleksandrovich Vasilenko.
 
HE HAS BURNED DOWN AS A SUPERNOVA...
 
In memory of Viacheslav Nikolaevich Romannikov.
 
WE ARE PLAYED BY DESTINY AS FROM MUSIC...
 
10 years ago, July 15, 1991 the life of talented young man Igor Rybalov has tragically come abruptly to an end on the eve of his 26th anniversary.