Event: ”: organised by the Earth and Cosmic Sciences Section
Organiser: Sierd Cloetingh
Date:OCTOBER 15 – 17Location: Heidelberg, Germany
Sponsored by the Klaus Tschira Foundation
A symposium organised by the HERCULES Group and sponsored by The Wenner Gren Foundations
Organiser: Erik de Corte
Date: NOVEMBER 5 – 7Location: Stockholm, Sweden
SUBSCRIPTIONS FOR 2008 – LAST APPEAL
The Financial year of the Academia runs from April 1st 2008 – March 31st 2009. There is still time to pay your annual subscription for the current year. It is important that members try to pay something towards the operations and future development of the Academy. We rely entirely on donations. For exemptions, please contact the Executive Secretary. For ways to pay, please also contact the Executive Secretary.
The new subscriptions year (09/10) will start on 1st April 2009. All members eligible to pay a subscription will receive a letter and instructions during April.
INVITATION FOR NOMINATIONS AS TREASURER OF THE ACADEMIA EUROPAEA
Professor Peter Day FRS, has been the Honorary Treasurer for almost ten years. He has indicated his intention to retire at the Annual Business Meeting in Naples. Any member who wishes to be considered as a candidate for appointment to the post of Honorary Treasurer (pro bono), should send a brief formal letter of candidature addressed to the President of the Academia setting out their reasons. Professor Day will be pleased to respond to informal enquiries about the role of the Treasurer ()
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NEWS and REPORTS
The 2008 ACADEMIA EUROPAEA RUSSIA PRIZES COMPETITION RESULTS
From: V.P. Skulachev MAE, President, Russian Club of AE Members,
The 15th contest for the European Academy Prizes for young Russian Researchers in Science and Humanities took place in Moscow on October 13, 2008.
This contest has been held since 1992 by the Russian Club of AE Members (V.P. Skulachev, chairman, A.A. Bogdanov, V.B. Braginskij, M.O. Chudakova, G.P. Georgiev, I.I. Moiseev, A.M. Nikishin, V.A. Sadovnichij and others) and is aimed at the support of the most talented young Russian researchers in all branches of Science and Humanities.