International Sakharov Environmental Institute of Belarusian State University

A meeting of the International Advisory Council of ISEI BSU

On May 21, 2020, a meeting of the International Advisory Council of ISEI BSU (IAC) was held in Skype mode. The participants of the meeting were:

GAISENOK Victor 

Rector of the Republican Institute of Higher Education, Deputy Chairman of IAC, Republic of Belarus;

BELEVCEV Michail

Belarussian research center for pediatric oncology, hematology and immunology, Deputy Director for Science, Republic of Belarus;

Marina Borovko 

Public Affairs and Communications Manager at Coca-Cola HBC Belarus;

DARDYNSKAIA Irina

Department of Maternal and Child Health of the Great Lakes World Health Center, co-director of the Fogarty program at the University of Illinois in Russian Federation, Republic of Belarus, Ukraine and Republic of Moldova USA;

DEMIRAK Ahmet

Mugla Sıtkı Koçman University (Turkey), Faculty of Sciences , Chemistry Department; Head of  Environmental Problems Research and Application Center in Mugla Sıtkı Kocman University;Associate Professor;

KOROVIN Yuriy

National Research Nuclear University “MEPHI” (NRNU MEPHI) Obninsk Institute Of Nuclear Power Engineering (INPE), Head of the Department of General and Special Physics, Russian Federation;

LIBERATOS Gerasimus

National Technical University of Athens, Professor, Greece;

LINEV Vladimir

Scientific and Production Private Unitary Enterprise “ADANI”, General  Director, Republic of Belarus;

STEPANENKO Sergey

Rector of the Odessa State Ecological University, Ukraine;

STEPANOV Stanislav

International Independent Ecological and Political University, professor, Russian Federation;

HYPPONEN Kari

Baltic Sea Region Universities Network, President, Republic of Finland.

Agenda:

  1. On the results of the 2019-2020 school year.
  2. Information about the functioning of the journal “Ecology” (discussion of issues and problems).
  3. About projects for distance education at ISEU BSU.
  4. On the implementation of proposals of members of the International Advisory Council.
  5. On the work plan of the International Advisory Council for the 2020-2021 academic year.

IAC members supported the initiative of the Institute to expand and improve the distant learning system in ISEI BSU and approved the information about the elaboration of the new educational program by specialty “Bioinformatics in ecology and in medicine”.

Regarding the functioning of the Journal “Ecology”, Vladimir Linev offered to support the Journal by actively involving his collegues from ADANI company  for preparation materials. Irina Dardynskaya and Yuri Korovin suggested duplicating the articles in English in order to increase the attention of the English-speaking audience to the Journal.

Sergey Maskevich thanked all the participants of the meeting for their productive work and expressed his hope for future active cooperation.