The event was held 5th of December by the Ministry of Education, Science Development Foundation under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan and Clarivate Analytics company.
Participants in the event included Education Minister Jeyhun Bayramov, Executive Director of Science Development Foundation under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Elchin Babayev, Director of Consortia Development at Clarivate Analytics Isabelle Reiss, Vice President of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan Dilgam Tagiyev, Directors of Scientific Institutions of ANAS and rectors of institutions.
Speaking at the event, Elchin Babayev, Executive Director of Science Development Foundation under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, told about the steps, taken to develop science in the country and the importance of recognition in the world, scientific achievements obtained in Azerbaijan.
Elchin Babayev emphasized the importance of taking appropriate measures for further cooperation with Clarivate Analytics. Noting that the state has always paid special attention to the development of science and education in Azerbaijan, E.Babayev reminded that relevant decrees and orders were signed in this domain and said that modern technologies are imported into a country and pays great attention to personal training. It was noted that the benefits of all this should manifest in the field of science. The next stage is the publication of scientific results in authoritative journals, links to scientific works and the establishment of international cooperation.
In the event, a cooperation agreement was signed between the Ministry of Education and Clarivate Analytics, which covers the 2019-2021 years.
Then the names of the holders of Web of Science Azerbaijan-2018 awards were announced. It is gratifying that the Shamakhy Astrophysical Observatory named after N. Tusi was nominated for the “Most Productive Regional University and Scientific Research Institute” award.
The award was presented to the director of Shamakhy Astrophysical Observatory, corresponding member of ANAS Namig Jalilov.
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