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Publication date: 23 September 2016. A. Odincova

September 23, 2016. Alena I. Rybkina, Ph.D., Head of the Sector of innovative projects of GC RAS and Scientific Secretary of the Russian National Committee of CODATA, was re-elected for a second term as a member of the Executive Committee of CODATA at the General Assembly of CODATA in Denver, USA. The voting ceremony was attended by about 50 CODATA members, including 28 voting delegates from India, United States, Finland, Japan, Israel, Korea, Australia, Russia, Kenya, Taiwan, China, Ukraine, Canada, the United Kingdom and international scientific unions: IUGG, IUPAC, IUCR, IAU, IUPAP, ICSTI, RDA, ICSU-WDS, WFCC and observers representing various countries and organizations.

List of new members of CODATA Executive Committee:

1. Jane Hunter, Australia

2. Paul Laughton, RSA

3. DT Lee, China: Taipei

4. Jianhui LI, China

5. Alena Rybkina, Russia

6. Paul Uhlir, USA

7. Joseph Muliaro Wafula, Kenya

8. Mary Zborowski, Canada

The team of GC RAS congratulates Alena Rybkina with her re-election to the Executive Committee of CODATA and wishes her every success in the development of international scientific cooperation of young Russian scientists!

September 11, 2017. Director of GC RAS Academician Alexey Gvishiani was elected a member of the European Academy ("Academia Europaea") in the section EARTH & COSMIC SCIENCES.

September 6, 2017. A press conference was held at the Central House of Journalists at a regular meeting in the frame of "Scientific Wednesdays" with the presentation "System Analysis of Earth Data for Reducing Natural and Technogenic Disasters" by Director of the Geophysical Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences Academician Alexey Dzhermenovich Gvishiani. The head of GC RAS spoke about the work of the institute, importance of geomagnetic studies and their practical application, international cooperation with foreign research institutes and forthcoming elections at the Russian Academy of Sciences. During the meeting, the GC RAS scientists presented a digital innovative spherical screen. At the end of the presentation, Director of GC RAS gave an interview to the journalists.

August 23, 2017. Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Deputy Director for Science of the Geophysical Center A. Soloviev was appointed Delegate of RAS to the International Association of Geomagnetism and Aeronomy (IAGA), replacing Director of the Geophysical Center Academician A. Gvishiani. At the same time, A. Gvishiani remains the national representative in the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics (IUGG), which includes IAGA.

July 3, 2017. School of Young Scientists "Methods for the integrated assessment of seismic hazard" has opened at the Shmidt Institute of Physics of the Earth (IPE RAS). The School was organized by GC RAS within the framework of the Russian Science Foundation (RNF) project No. 15-17-30020 "Application of system analysis for seismic hazard assessment in Russian regions".