Moscow will host the first Symposium of professors of the Russian Academy of Sciences

В Москве пройдет первый симпозиум профессоров Российской академии наук

The first Symposium of professors of the Russian Academy of Sciences will take place on Friday in Moscow, the event will discuss the results of the activities of the holders of this honorary title from the moment of election to the Academy, told RIA Novosti the Russian Academy of Sciences.

The title of “Professor of the Russian Academy of Sciences” RAS was introduced in the fall of 2015. The aim of the Professor of the RAS identified overall contribution to development of scientific sector of Russia and the Russian Academy of Sciences. The Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences in November last year awarded the title of 493 scientists.

As noted in wounds, this innovation “has allowed the Academy to expand the boundaries of interaction with the scientific community and to fully perform new statutory tasks”. Today the consortium members of the RAS and professors of Sciences is an authoritative expert community.

The program of the upcoming Symposium provides a wide range of issues for the development of the strategic directions of the scientific sector of the country. The RAS Presidium will hear the reports of the representatives of the working groups for development projects of the Academy of Sciences. The main part of the Symposium will be devoted to the discussion of the results of the implementation of the programme of action of the professors ran in 2016 and to identify priorities for 2017.

The Symposium invited representatives of the government of the Russian Federation, Federation Council and State Duma, Federal Executive bodies and agencies.

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