The Scientific Council of the Academy held its 480th meeting on April 29th. The attendees included Profs. Davari Ardakani, Namazi, Mohaghegh Damad, Sobouti, Sohrabpour, Sharifi Tehrani, Nadalian, Shahedi and Zohoor.

 


Having approved the minutes of the previous meeting, the Council ratified the final reports of the following two accomplished research projects: "Defining the Academies’ Role in Promoting the Future Studies Culture and the Relevant Policy Makings in Major Educational and Executive Organizations of the Country", and "Stretching of Trial in Civil Affairs and Strategies".

 

The letter of the TWAS Regional Office for Central & South Asia regarding the nomination of a candidate for the 2018 TWAS Regional Office Prize in the subject area "Science Diplomacy" was read. After discussion, Prof. Saeed Sohrabpour was selected as the Academy's nominee.  

 

The Meeting continued with the approval of the cooperation of Prof. Babak Karimi, Prof. Hassan Salehi and Prof. Ali Reza Saboori as invited scholars of the Departments of Basic Sciences and Agricultural Sciences of the Academy for a two-year term. The extension of the natural membership of Prof. Mohammad Hassan Bijanzadeh in the Scientific Council of the Center for Science and Technology Studies of the Academy was also approved for a further two-year term.

 

Finally, Prof. Yousef Sobouti announced the nomination of the outstanding young researchers in basic sciences, selected by the Academy in 2018. The nominees will be honored on June 21st at the Academy.   

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