Young sientists and specialists

Council chairman, Ph.D. (Geology-Mineralogy) Abbasov Orkhan Rafael oglu

In 2005 on the resolution of the head of Presidential Administration of Azerbaijan Republic it was created Youth Intelectual Development Center being subordinated to Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences and the Ministry of Youth and Sport of the Republic of Azerbaijan. Later, Young Scientists Council was created within the framework of the Youth Intellectual Development Centre in the relevant institutions and organizations of ANAS and in their structures. Young Scientists Council of Geology Institute began its activity in the same year (now the Institute of Geology and Geophysics) of ANAS of "Earth Science" department.

Youth Intellectual Development Centre completed its activity under the Decree of the President of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences in 2013. The Young Scientists and Specialists Council of institutions and organizations of ANAS was created to increase scientific potential and youth initiatives as well as to stimulate their activities by the same decree. On October 25, 2013, the Young Scientists and Specialists Council (YSSC) as the structure of ANAS was created in Geology Institute.

YSSC operates within the frame of scientific-social and the sociocultural basis, in accordance to the orders, decisions and decrees of the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Cabinet of Ministers and the Presidium of ANAS.

Main aims and objectives of YSSC are:
  • providing and increasing interest in scientific and social activity of young scientists and specialists being educated and working in the Institutes of ANAS;
  • providing support to young scientists for participation in international scientific measures;
  • providing information on the results of the conducted scientific-research works to the school students, master’s degree students of secondary and higher educational institutions of different regions of the Republic including the capital, discovering talents and conducting different projects with the purpose of science promotion and involving them to the Institute;
  • the organization of scientific, social and cultural measures of the institutional, general-academic, republican and international scale;
  • displaying initiative in organizing events in the educational and charitable fields and etc.

Chairman of the Council is also a member of the Young Scientists and Specialists Council Management of ANAS and the chairman’s chief advisor.