The competition for The Andrei Sakharov Scholarship exceeded 13 applications per place

On September 20, 2021, MIPT announced a competition for The Andrei Sakharov Scholarships. The submission deadline expired on October 21, 2021. A total of 108 applications were submitted for 8 scholarships available. The competition exceeded 13 applications per place available. The final list of candidates was presented to us on November 19, 2021. The discussion … Read more

MSU announced The Andrei Sakharov Scholarship competition

On November 15, 2021 the MSU Faculty of Physics  announced The Andrei Sakharov Scholarship competition. Applications are open till November 27, 2021 after which they will be reviewed and selected candidates will be submitted for final approval to the Board of Trustees of The Andrei Sakharov Science Endowment Fund.

“Mayak” Academy in N.Novgorod to be named after Andrei Sakharov

“Mayak” Academy in N.Novgorod to be named after Andrei Sakharov The ceremony is devoted to the World Science Day for Peace and Development NIZHNY NOVGOROD, November 10. /TASS/. The “Mayak” Academy, Rosatom’s educational center in Nizhny Novgorod, will be named after the Soviet physicist and human rights activist Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov. The ceremony, which will … Read more

MIPT announced The Andrei Sakharov Scholarship competition

On September 20, 2021 MIPT announced The Andrei Sakharov Scholarship competition. Applications are open till October 21, 2021 after which they will be reviewed and selected candidates will be submitted for final approval to the Board of Trustees of The Andrei Sakharov Science Endowment Fund.

SPIEF 2021: scientists look one hundred years ahead

SPIEF 2021: scientists look one hundred years ahead (translated from the Russian Academy of Sciences website in Russian)

The President of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences Alexander Sergeev took part in the online forum “The World in Half a Century”. The event was held at the exhibition of the Nizhny Novgorod Region within the framework of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.

Leading scientists and futurologists discussed the main trends in the development of our civilization in the future 50-100 years as well as the most important areas of scientific and technological breakthroughs and the prospects for the implementation of the most advanced technological solutions.

The President of the Russian Academy of Sciences Alexander Sergeev noted that there are three hypostases of Andrei Dmitrievich Sakharov: Sakharov – “the scientist”, Sakharov – “the thinker” and Sakharov – “the human rights activist.“The hypostasis of Andrei Dmitrievich as a thinker, of course, seems very interesting and important, since he was much ahead of his time in comprehending reality,” stressed Alexander Sergeev.

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Sakharov scholarship fund established in Russia

Sakharov scholarship fund established in Russia (translated from Russian).

The fund will award The Andrei Sakharov Scholarships to the students of the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology and the Physics Department of the Moscow State University

MOSCOW, May 26, 2021 / TASS /. The fund named after the Nobel laureate Andrei Sakharov aims to support science and education in Russia and was established with the help of the Russian Academy of Sciences (RAS).

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