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Year of Science

Year of Science

On 23 December 2016 Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko signed the decree to declare 2017 the Year of Science.

The main purpose of the decree is to bolster the role of science in the social and economic development of the country, enable comfortable conditions for preserving and developing the scientific potential, and shape Belarus' international image as a country with a high level of the intellectual and human capital.

Ivan Saverchenko. An archive photo
Belarusian philologist receives Stars of Commonwealth Award
11 December, 15:40
Ivan Saverchenko was honored with the award for numerous historical novels and essays about prominent personalities of Belarus. His books are widely used to teach students in the CIS countries.
Plans to develop driverless truck in Belarus
5 December, 18:41
Oleg Yelovoi said: “We intend to develop a driverless truck. It will be possible in the long term, after 2020. But we are already actively discussing driverless transport with [the Belarusian automakers] BelAZ and MAZ.”
Some 2,600 delegates to turn up for second congress of Belarusian scientists
5 December, 16:50
The head of the academy said: “About 2,600 people will work during the congress, including some 500 foreign delegates. We have breakthrough projects. We have something to show to foreign colleagues. We have even prepared a special edition to highlight brands of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus.”
Belarusian develops AI system to control power generator output
1 December, 18:54
By using unconventional approaches such as neuron systems and artificial intelligence the development engineer has been able to improve the generator's energy efficiency, making the system cheaper and losing less energy. A prototype is already available, BelTA has been told.
The National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. An archive photo
Belarusian scientists to develop atomic-force microscope with glassless 3D imaging
30 November, 17:57
The new technology has many applications, including in healthcare, automobile engineering, and other areas. Glassless 3D imaging will allow providing more information to medics. Surgeries will be planned in detail. Better oversight and adjustments to the surgery process will be available.
An agreement on scientific and technical cooperation between the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus and the National Academy of Sciences of Kazakhstan is signed
Belarus-Kazakhstan drone manufacturing project in the pipeline
29 November, 19:55
The day before Vladimir Gusakov met with top officials of the National Academy of Sciences of Kazakhstan. A number of cooperation avenues were discussed. Vladimir Gusakov invited colleagues from Kazakhstan to attend the second congress of Belarusian scientists, which will take place on 12-13 December.
The National Academy of Sciences of Belarus. An archive photo
Minsk to host second congress of Belarusian scientists on 12-13 December
28 November, 19:19
The congress is expected to gather some 2,100 delegates from all the regions of the country. Prominent scientists of the Union State of Belarus and Russia, the Commonwealth of Independent States, leading foreign academies of sciences, internationally recognized scientific research centers are expected to arrive as well.
Belarus, Poland to finance 11 joint science projects
28 November, 17:51
The projects were selected through a contest of Belarus-Poland joint science and technology projects for 2018-2019 in the important fields of bilateral cooperation.
Alexander Rumak. An archive photo
Call to involve business in forming national qualifications framework in Belarus
28 November, 12:00
Belarus is moving towards creating its own national qualifications framework and improving employee performance standards on the basis of current regulations. This refers to catalogues of tariffs and qualifications for occupations and posts existing in our economy, Alexander Rumak clarified.
An archive photo
Belarus-Lithuania social research on youth brings interesting results
21 November, 16:52
We are neighbors with Lithuania, but it turned out that there are some serious differences between the values of Belarusian and Lithuanian young people, Irina Lashuk remarked.
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