On June 28th, the General Assembly of the Academy sat for its 122nd meeting. Prof. Reza Davari Ardakani chaired this meeting in which 42 fellows participated.


Initially, Prof. Mehdi Golshani expressed his views on "Indexes and criteria of the advancement of science in the country" discussed at the previous meeting of the GA. Profs. Alvani, Avani, Rafipoor, Towfighi, Sobouti and Sohrabpour also conveyed their opinions on the mentioned topic.

Following the approval of the previous meeting's minutes, the fellowship proposal of Prof. Rassol Jafarian for the Department of Islamic Sciences of the Academy, was considered and approved by ballot. Prof. Jafarian holds a Ph.D. in History and is a faculty member of the University of Tehran. He was the associate fellow of the Academy from 2015 to June 27th, 2018.

Moreover, the associate membership of Prof. Iraj Malekmohammadi from the Department of Agricultural Sciences of the Academy was approved by ballot for a four-year term. The associate memberships of Profs. Azarpanah, Azam and Medghalchi were also extended for a further four-year term.

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