“Little Academies” make significant steps
Jun 01 , 2017 | 12:11 / Science promotion
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Measures taken by Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences in the direction of science and education integration are yielding positive results. Young Scientists and Specialists Council play a vital role in realization of this policy.

Council realizes a project “A student of today, a scientist of future” aiming to increase promotion of science and education in the secondary schools by help of “Little Academies”, established there.

By initiative of the Council, a scientific-practical conference of the young researchers was held at the Sabail district secondary school N 162.

Conference brought together members of Executive Board of the Council, deputy head of Sabail district Executive Power Khalida Bayramova, a representative of Baku city Education Department, directors of several schools and members of “Little Academy”.

Director of the school Sevinj Abbasova stated that, conference aims to submit done works to the public, increase students’ outlooks, and make them additional opportunities to show their intellectual level.

A member of YSSC Executive Board, Assoc. Prof. Faig Mammadov spoke of projects realized by the council at the secondary and higher schools, including joint works done with “Little Academies”.

Young researchers’ presentations composed of exemplary scientific works on various sections, were listened at the conference.

Note that, by support of the Council, in a short time, “Little Academy” at the Sabail district secondary school N 162 after martyr Etibar Aliyev has achieved great success. Thus, 10th grade student of the school, who participated at the VI Republic competition “Scientists of the future”, a member of “Little Academy” –Zeyneb Sadikhova was the winner of 3rd place and awarded the special prize for project “Acquisition technology of biologically active oils and other compounds from ordinary (Hippophae Rhamnoides L.) fruits of buckthorn” in Biology category, implemented at the Institute of Botany

Meanwhile, another member of “Little Academy”, 11th grade student Mahira Asadzadeh got maximal score in 1st group admission exam this year.