Armenian National Academy of Sciences

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National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia
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Logo the academy
Established November 10, 1943
President Radik Martirosyan
Staff 3,700 (63 academicians, 61 corresponding members, 335 doctors of sciences, 1,080 candidates of sciences)
Formerly called Armenian Academy of Sciences
Address 24 Baghramyan Avenue, Yerevan, Armenia
Website www.sci.am
The Armenian Academy of Sciences

The National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Armenia (NAS RA) (Armenian: Հայաստանի Հանրապետության գիտությունների ազգային ակադեմիա, ՀՀ ԳԱԱ) is the primary body that conducts research in and coordinates activities in the fields of science and social sciences in Armenia.

History[edit]

The academy was founded on November 10, 1943 on the basis of the Armenian Branch of the Soviet Academy of Sciences, which was established almost 10 years earlier, in 1935. Among its founders were Joseph Orbeli, Stepan Malkhasyants, Ivan Gevorkian and Victor Ambartsumian; Orbeli became the first president of the academy.

Presidents[edit]

Structure[edit]

Division of Mathematical and Technical Sciences
Division of Physics and Astrophysics
Division of Natural Sciences
  • Center for Ecological Noosphere Studies
  • Institute of Biochemistry
  • Institute of Botany
  • G.S.Davtyan Institute of Hydroponics Problems
  • Scientific and Production Center Armbiotechnology
  • Institute of Biotechnology Scientific and Production Center “Armbiotechnology”
  • “Institute of Microbiology” Scientific and Production Center “Armbiotechnology”
  • Division of Natural Sciences Microbial Depository Center
  • Institute of Molecular Biology
  • Institute of Physiology
  • Scientific Center of Zoology and Hydroecology
  • Scientific Center of Zoology and Hydroecology- Institute of Zoology
  • Scientific Center of Zoology and Hydroecology- Institute of Hydroecology and Ichthyology
Division of Chemistry and Earth Sciences
  • Scientific Technological Center of Organic and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Institute of Fine Organic Chemistry of Scientific - Technological Center of Organic and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Institute of Organic Chemistry of Scientific - Technological Center of Organic and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Molecular Structure Research Center of Scientific - Technological Center of Organic and Pharmaceutical Chemistry
  • Institute of Chemical Physics
  • Institute of General and Inorganic Chemistry
  • Institute of Geological Sciences
  • Institute of Geophysics and Engineering Seismology after A. Nazarov
Division of Armenology and Social Sciences
  • Institute of History
  • Institute of Philosophy and Law
  • M. Kotanyan Institute of Economics
  • Institute of Archaeology and Ethnography
  • Institute of Oriental Studies
  • H. Acharian Institute of Language
  • M. Abeghyan Institute of Literature
  • Institute of Art
  • Museum-Institute of Genocide
  • Shirak Armenology Research Center
  • Armenian Encyclopaedia Publishing House
  • All Armenian Foundation Financing Armenological Studies

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 40°11′30″N 44°30′31″E / 40.19167°N 44.50861°E / 40.19167; 44.50861