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Editor: L.A.Sargsyan, firstname.lastname@example.org
The ArAS Newsletter in the
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1. ArAS Annual Prize for Young Scientists
2. ANSEF call for
ArAS Annual Prize for Young
ArAS is pleased to announce its
second Annual Prize for Young Scientists. As in 2004, the prize will be awarded
to a young scientist under 35 working in astronomy or related field and showing
significant results in research and/or other scientific activities connected
anyhow with the Armenian astronomy. Nominations may be made by ArAS members or any research
organization from Armenia or elsewhere and should be
sent to one of the ArAS Co-Presidents. They should include personal data for
the nominee and a brief description of his/her achievements during the year,
including important scientific results, all published papers, participation in
meetings, given talks, etc., whatever is considered to be important. The deadline
for applications is December 1. The
selection will be made by a special committee and the results will be announced
in the last issue of ArAS Newsletter at the end of each year. A diploma and sum
of $100 will be awarded to the winner.
As in the last year, the ArAS Co-President Prof.
Yervant Terzian is sponsoring the ArAS annual Prize for Young
Scientists in 2005 too. It was announced during Prof. Terzian's visit to
Byurakan in May this year.
ANSEF call for proposals
The Armenian National Science & Education Fund
(ANSEF) has announced a new call for proposals on research projects to be
carried out in 2006 for scientists residing in Armenia. Proposals should be submitted
electronically through the ANSEF website. Each grant is worth USD 5000; The deadline is August 31, 2005. Awards will be announced at
the end of December 2005.
Applicants may proceed filling out their applications
immediately through the ANSEF website. The new electronic system allows applicants
to gradually prepare, edit, and change their applications on-line over the next
weeks until the deadline of the competition is reached. More details are
available at the ANSEF web page at http://www.ansef.org.
Ms. Ofelia Kh.
celebrated recently her 50th anniversary. She was born on 10.01.1955 in
Byurakan, the village hosting the famous observatory. Ofelia has graduated from
the Yerevan State University and works at the Byurakan
Observatory since 1977. Her main research is being carried out for the
extragalactic astronomy, particularly study of BL Lac objects. Ofelia is one of
the founding members of ArAS.