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WEEKLY OF THE SIBERIAN BRANCH OF THE RUSSIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES (SB RAS)
N 19 (2904)
BORESKOV INSTITUTE OF CATALYSIS OF SB RAS IS 55
Congratulations on the Anniversary.
HOLIDAY FOR EVERYBODY
Russia has celebrated the 68th anniversary of Victory Day.
A JOURNEY OF THOUSAND MILES BEGINS WITH A SINGLE STEP
A General Meeting of the Tomsk Scientific Center of Siberian Branch of the RAS has been held on Astronautics Day, April 12. This event is a milestone, the time to draw up the results and to define the future strategic goals.
SIBERIAN GAS – RUSSIA’S BREAKTHROUGH TO THE FUTURE
From the joint report of experts of Government of Irkutsk region and scholars of the Irkutsk Scientific Center of SB RAS at a meeting of the Council of RAS on coordination of regional offices and regional research centers of RAS, and the Scientific Council of RAS on geology and exploration of oil and gas deposits.
ALLIANCE OF RADIOCARBON AND ARCHAEOLOGY: CONFERENCE IN FLANDERS
The 7th International Symposium “Radiocarbon and Archaeology”, which demonstrated the close and mutually beneficial cooperation between the two research trends, has been held in the city of Ghent (Belgium).
PROBLEMS OF RUSSIAN-POLISH HISTORY AND CULTURAL DIALOGUE
Under this title, an International Scientific Conference, which brought together leading experts in the history of relations between the two countries from Russia and Poland, has been held in Novosibirsk on April 23-24.
WHAT ABOUT PHILOLOGY?
The All-Russian Scientific Conference with International participation “Plot and motive dynamics of a literary text” has been held at the Institute of Philology of SB RAS on May 14-16.
FUTURE - FOR LOW-RISE ENERGY EFFICIENT HOMES
The Scientific and Practical Conference “Energy and resource efficiency of low-rise residential buildings” has been held at the Kutateladze Institute of Thermophysics of SB RAS.
SOLAR LIGHT AT THE END OF THE TUNNEL
Scientists of the Siberian Branch will participate in the production of heterostructures for multi-cascade solar cells. This decision has become one of the outcomes of the meeting “Modern state, planning and organization of activities aimed at the development of highly efficient solar cells for spacecrafts”.
PARTNER FOR DEMONSTRATION, NOT FOR SHOW
The International Industrial Exhibition “HANNOVER MESSE-2013”, held under the slogan “Integrated Industry”, has become the largest one in the recent 10 years.
The 8th International Specialized Exhibition for Optical, Laser and Optoelectronic Technologies “Photonics. World of Lasers and Optics’2013” has been held in the Moscow “Expocentre” at the end of March.
WATERWAYS OF BAIKAL HAS NOT DISAPPEARED
In the summer of 2012 a group of researchers from the Far East Expeditionary center of Primorsky regional branch of the Russian Geographical Society made ??a loud statement: over the last 135 years Baikal lost forty of its waterways. But Irkutsk scientists, many years studying the Baikal, completely disagree with such conclusions. According to them, the very question of the number of waterways of the Siberian Lake is much more complex and deeper than it may seem to non-specialists in water resources and hydrology.
SCIENTISTS IN THE OMSK CADET CORPS
Solemn events dedicated to the 200th anniversary of the Omsk Cadet Corps have taken place in May this year.
FORTY THOUSAND TREES IN HONOR OF THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF UNIVERSITY
On the eve of its 40th anniversary, the Altay State University has joined the campaign of Altai region foresters to restore the pine forest in the Ob River area.
FRUITFUL “U.M.N.I.K.” (PARTICIPANT OF YOUTH SCIENTIFIC INNOVATION COMPETITION)
The Youth Scientific Innovation Competition has again been held in the Kuzbass in mid-April.
AT THE INITIATIVE OF SB RAS ADMINISTRATION AN ATTEMPTED LARGE SCALE THEFT OF PUBLIC FUNDS HAS BEEN THWARTED
AROUND THE WORLD - ON INFLATABLE CATAMARAN
A team of Siberians for the first time in the history of seafaring has conducted the transition through the oceans around the globe on an inflatable sailing catamaran. One of the participants of the seafaring shared his impressions.
THANK YOU FOR THE HOLIDAY!
The evening party “Again I believe in the dawn!” has taken place on the traditional for the club "Sakura" Wednesday in the Small Hall of SB RAS House of Sciences. The Club has hosted a poet, Mayor of the Science Town of Koltsovo N.G. Krasnikov with fellow musicians.
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