Foreign Member HELMUT SCHWARZ has been awarded the 2015 Schrödinger medal by the World Association of Theoretical and Computational Chemists (WATOC). The annually granted medal is named after the Austrian physicist and Nobel Laureate, Erwin Schrödinger, one of the founding fathers of quantum mechanics. The award will be conferred at the next WATOC Congress in Munich in 2017.
The new Board of the Academy was elected on 3 December.
TARMO SOOMERE was elected the President of the Estonian Academy of Sciences for the next five-year term on 15 October.
29 May 2014 – workshop "NANOPARTICLES IN THE ENVIRONMENT: FATE AND EFFECTS", jointly organised by the Academy, Graduate School "Functional Materials and Technologies" and National Institute of Chemical Physics and Biophysics (NICPB). View powerpoint presentations here: http://www.akadeemia.ee/et/tegevus/uudised/teated/20140609024502/.
22-23 October 2013 – conference "EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH", convened by the Estonian Academy of Sciences, Council of Estonian Centres of Excellence and Estonian Research Council, supported by the National Programme "Internationalisation of Research". Presentations are available here: http://www.akadeemia.ee/et/tegevus/uudised/teated/20131024011023/
RECENT PUBLICATIONS IN ENGLISH
ESTONIAN CENTRES OF EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH. FOCUS. AIMS. PERSPECTIVES. 2012. ISBN 978-9949-9203-4-1
RESEARCH IN ESTONIA. PRESENT AND FUTURE. 2011. ISBN 978-9949-92003-1-0