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WEEKLY OF THE SIBERIAN BRANCH OF THE RUSSIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES (SB RAS)
N 44 (2879)
An outstanding scientist in the field of plasma physics, Chairman of the RAS Commission to Combat Pseudoscience and the Falsification of Scientific Research, Full Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Adviser of the Russian Academy of Science Edward Pavlovich Kruglyakov has died on November 6, 2012 at the age of 79.
A GAP ON THE FRONTLINE
An outstanding man - a person of enormous importance - Academician Edward Pavlovich Kruglyakov has passed away. We have lost not just a scientist, but an irreplaceable fighter for the cause of science and purity of our lives. And it is not just a withdrawal from life, but the death in harness, much like the feat of arms.
OBSCURANTISM AND INNOVATIONS: ARE THEY COMPATIBLE?
From E.P. Kruglyakov's article for November 10, 2011.
SCIENCE OF RUSSIA IS IN DANGER
The Central Council of Trade Union of RAS Workers, having heard of the situation that the Russian Academy of Sciences was in, have to state the growth of threatening trends that have been caused by insufficient professional activities, and sometimes inactivity of some bodies of the executive power and, first of all, the RF Ministry of Education and Science.
ACADEMICIAN V.V. KULESHOV IS 70
Congratulations from the SB RAS Presidium.
Academician V.V. Kuleshov: “IN LIFE, AS WELL AS IN SCIENCE, IT IS IMPORTANT TO MAKE A RIGHT CHOICE”
An Interview with our Hero of the Day.
PROFESSOR V.N. OVSYUK IS 75
Congratulations on the Birth Anniversary.
MOSCOW, KREMLIN, ALL-RUSSIAN CONGRESS OF GEOLOGISTS
The VII All-Russian Congress of Geologists has been held in Moscow from October 24 through October 26.
GEOTECHNOLOGIES OF THE FUTURE
Issues of strategic decision-making in the field of rational subsurface use, in view of challenges of the present time, have been discussed by miners at the regular All-Russian Conference “Fundamental Problems of the Industrial Geo-Environment” being held in Novosibirsk from October 9 through October 12.
THE EARTH IS AN ALIVE ORGANISM
An Interview with participants of the Conference “Fundamental Problems of the Industrial Geo-Environment”.
TEAM OF LIKE-MINDED PERSONS – INSURANCE OF OVERCOMING DISSOCIATION
Scientific and Technical Meeting on fundamental and applied problems of development of the Russian national tsunami warning system has been held at the Institute of Computational Technologies from October 8 through October 12.
NOT BY CITATION ALONE, YET STILL …
At Session of the SB RAS Presidium of October 25, among others there was considered an issue on using the Web of Science citing indices while conducting scientific researches and estimating their productivity. A regional representative of the Thomson Reuters media company in Russia P.E. Kasyanov has delivered a report.
“DIAMOND” WAY OF ACADEMICIAN N.V. SOBOLEV
At the last meeting of the SB RAS Presidium, the name of well known Academician geologist has been mentioned among the most cited scientists as to the research version of Web of Science, conducted by Thomson Reuters. The correspondent of “SIS” Weekly met with Advisor of RAS, Editor-in-Chief of the journal “Geology and Geophysics” Academician N.V. Sobolev.
Doctor of Sciences (History) Mikhail Makarovich Efimkin.
Doctor of Technical Sciences Vilgelm Teobaldovich Presler.
From November 17 through November 19. Playbill of events.
LIFE CONNECTED WITH SONG
The anniversary concert of People's Artist of the USSR Edita Piekha has taken place at the House of Scientists of SB RAS on November 6. A photo from sixties, depicting a young, but already known at that time singer, has accidentally been discovered at our editor’s office.
AH, LINGER ON, THOU ART SO FAIR!
Among employees of the Institute for Biological Problems of Cryolithozone of SB RAS there are a lot of people interested in photography.