Academic Council of BSU23/06/2009
The recent meeting of Academic Council of BSU has been held on 10th of April. There have participated Members of Presidium of the ANSA, members of Academic Council of BSU, well-known scientists and media representatives. Rector of the University, academic Abel Maharramov during the ceremony emphasize the importance of development of science and education in Azerbaijan, preparation of highly qualified academic staff, enhancement of scientific and technological achievements. The rector also noted that leader of republic Ilham Aliyev who pays close attention to development of science and education, and considers the development of science as one of the major factor for further development of country, stated that BSU accelerated the process of joining Azerbaijan to development countries. At meeting vice-rector on scientific affairs prof.I.A.Aliyev’s has delivered report on carried on work in the last year.
It was declared that during last year 1160 works on 123 actual topics of 81 specializations carried out at 125 departments of 16 faculties of BSU, in 2 academic-research institutes, 4 academic-research centers and 19 scientific-research laboratories. As well as 119 works on 21 topics in natural science and 34 in humanities, and at scientific research institutes on applied-mathematic and physic problems, 4 scientific-research centers and in 19 scientific –research laboratories 21 subjects according nature scientifics, 117 scientific-investigation works, fulfiled151 works according 31 subjects jointly 34 scientific –investigation works.
Last year university professors and associate professors published 71 monographies, 48 books, 71 text-books , 133 training aids, 1597 articles (2150 articles within republic, 447 articles abroad), 1197 thesis (698 thesis within republic, 499 thesis abroad), 61 methodic guides and 559 curricula.
350 from 447 articles published abroad are from are in natural science, 97 are on humanities, 58 of articles (that is 13% of articles published abroad) were published in A, B, and C cathegory journals. 8 articles in A cathegory journals, 5 articles in B cathegory journals , 45 articles in C cathegory journals. The articles on mathematic and physics published in A and B cathegory journals, the articles about biology, physic, mathematic, chemistry and applied-mathematics were published in C cathegory journals. At the same time associates of BSU was awarded 14 invention positive reference and gained 12 patent.
Last year professor associates of University participated at International conferences and symposiums which took part in 28 states.
Professor I.Aliyev noted that in 2008, 30 scientific-conferences held at BSU, the students of university participated in Olympiads in Republic, and were awarded different prizes. At the same time at the Permanent Council of the University 9 persons defended doctoral thesis and 80 persons PhD (kandidatskaya) thesis. In Granted Degree Council 6 people defended doctoral thesis, 17 people PhD (kandidatskaya) thesis. Last year 5 persons were awarded professor title, (4 in nature faculties, 1 person member of STR), 24 persons – associate professor (13 persons nature faculties, 11 persons in humanities)
In 2008 12100 books have been registered to BSU library. 3784 of them are scientific , and 6973 are educational books.
Some other academic works, textbooks, syllabuses and “Baki Universiteti” newspaper have been published at Baku State University press.
The most important event of last year was the opening of new building of BSU. At the opening ceremony president Ilham Aliyev, first lady Mehriban Aliyeva, minister of education Misir Merdanov and other officials attended. Professor I.Aliyev informed the audience about BSU Information and Technology Center. According to him the Center is equipped with modern computers and equipments. The audience was informed that there is Online Education Center at BSU launched by support of EU, BSU, AzRENA, IMC (Germany) during 2005-2007. Also Azerbaijan-South Korea Information Access Center was opened at BSU last year which financed by Korean Agency for Digital Opportunities.
In 2007 according to president I.Aliyev’s decree “Young Talents” high school was opened by the initiative of BSU rector Abel Maharramov.
26 international projects were also fulfilled at BSU last year.
In 2008 the laboratories at BSU became more useful and better and 2 new equipments were bought.
1. Spectrofluormetr “Cary Eclipse”. It makes it easy analizing biological, chemical and physical objects. Made by US “ Varian” company, costs 42000 US $
2. Optical Emission Spectrometr, Optima 2100 DV for defining liquids.made by US “ Perkin Elmer “ company, costs 150000 US $
Having highly appreciated last year activities of BSU, academics Bekir Nebiyev, Vasim Mamedaliyev, member of ANAS Tofig Hajiyev and doctor of philology Abuzer Helefov, noted that the development of relationship between BSU and ANAS is an important step in the sphere of education.