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Prof. Nikolay Spassov was elected a member of the European Academy of Sciences

22.8.2023 18:20

At its regular meeting in August 2023, the Scientific Council of the European Academy of Sciences elected Prof. Nikolai Spassov as its member (fellow) in the “Social Sciences and Humanities” Division for his research on the early evolution of humans. Prof. Spassov is the third Bulgarian to be honored with this election after the President of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Academician Julian Revalski and Prof. Vladimir Dimitrov from the Institute of Organic Chemistry with the Phytochemistry Center at the BAS.

The European Academy of Sciences (EURASC) is a fully independent international association of distinguished scholars that aims to recognise and elect to its membership the best European scientists with a vision for Europe as a whole, transcending national borders both in elections and in actions, and with the aims of strengthening European science and scientific cooperation and of utilising the expertise of its members in advising other European bodies in the betterment of European research, technological application and social development..The Association is ruled by the title III of the Belgian Law of June 27, 1921.

EURASC is headquartered in Brussels and is represented in 58 countries around the world both in the European Union and in Asia, Africa, the Americas and Oceania. EURASC carries an important mission to promote excellence in science and technology and their essential roles in fostering social and economic development and progress. There are 40 Nobel laureates among its members so far.

The major objective of the Academy is to establish efficient collaboration among scientists, researchers, educators, engineers and public authorities world-wide, The Academy promotes interaction between basic and applied research and eases transfer of knowledge between knowledge and end-users. The Academy contributes towards the development of international policies in science and technology and facilitates the creation of a critical mass needed for solving the most important scientific problems. The Academy draws upon the distinguished scientists and the current information about scientific and technological progress to identify the most important problems and to discuss the ways for their solutions.

The Academy disseminates knowledge and technologies via its activities: publications, international meetings and workshops, teleconferences, etc.

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