Elsevier and Russian Ministry of Education and Science Announce 2013 Scopus Award Winners
St. Petersburg, Russia, May 20, 2013
Elsevier, the world-leading provider of scientific, technical, and medical information products and services, and the Russian Ministry of Education and Science announced the winners of the 2013 Scopus Awards Russia.
The Scopus Award program, first held in Russia in 2005, aims to support scientific research in Russia and honor its outstanding scientists. This year’s event has been co-hosted by Elsevier and the Russian Ministry of Education and Science and is supported by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR) and the Russian Academy of Science.
This year, based on Scopus data, the selection criteria consist of h-index scores, the number of publications and citations as well as academic recognition at national level. The awards were presented by Mr. Andrey Polyakov, Ministry of Science and Education of Russia, Youngsuk “YS” Chi, Chairman of Elsevier and Dr. Igor Osipov, Elsevier’s Regional Director for Russia and Belarus.
The winners in the six award categories are:
For outstanding contribution to the field of computer sciences:
For outstanding contribution to the field of physics:
For outstanding contributions to the field of chemistry:
For outstanding contributions to the field of biology:
For outstanding contributions to the field of social sciences:
Early career researcher:
“The Scopus Award ceremony is an important event to honor the brightest individuals in Russian science. We are glad to share this celebration of Russian science together with Elsevier and hope these awards inspire our researchers to continue their discoveries and change the world for the better”, said Mr. Andrey Polyakov, Deputy Director of Department on Science and Technologies Development, Ministry of Education and Science.
Youngsuk “YS” Chi, Chairman of Elsevier, remarked, “Elsevier is honored to take part in this celebration of achievements in Russian research. The accomplishments of these six extremely talented individuals are a testament to the bright future of Russian scientific research. Working together with Russia for many years now, Elsevier aims to continuously support Russian researchers with the highest quality content and cutting-edge solutions. We are delighted today to see the fruits of our enduring collaboration.”
The Scopus Awards ceremony was held at Grand Hotel Europe, on the 14th of May, 2013 and preceded by the International Congress. The Congress became the meeting-point for multi-subject discussion on further perspectives of science and technologies and higher education developments in Russia. Congress participants and speakers presented research, high education and business spheres and included Vladimir Kvardakov (Deputy Chairman of RFBR), Richard Burger (Research & Innovation Councilor, Delegation of EU to Russia), Andrey Polyakov (Deputy Director of Department, Russian Ministry of Education and Science) and Youngsuk “YS” Chi (Chairman, Elsevier), and many other specialists in science, education and business.
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