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Elsevier and the Belarus Ministry of Education Honor Researchers with Scopus Awards

MINSK, Belarus, April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Elsevier, the world-leading provider of scientific, technical, and medical information products and services, and the Ministry of Education of Belarus today announced the 10 winners of the first Belarusian Scopus Awards.

The Belarus Scopus Award program was initiated as part of the collaboration agreement signed last year between Elsevier and the Ministry of Education in Belarus and is aimed to honor young scientists and experienced researchers for their significant contributions to science both nationally and globally. The initiative is supported by the Committee on Science and Technology of Belarus and the National Academy of Sciences, Belarus.

The criteria for nominee selection were based on h-index scores obtained from Scopus data, as well as recognition in academic performance at a national level. The awards were presented by the Minister of Education of Belarus, Prof. Sergey A. Maskevich , together with Dr. Igor A. Osipov , PhD., Elsevier Regional Director Russia and Belarus.

"It has been a pleasure to honor these ten distinguished young scientists and experienced researchers," said Prof. Sergey A. Maskevich , the Minister of Education, Belarus. "We are proud to share the recognition of Belarus science with the global scientific community together with Elsevier and hope to continue this practice on annual basis." 

"This is the first time Elsevier presents its Scopus Awards in Belarus and we are honored to do this together with Minister Maskevich," said Dr. Osipov. "It is a unique opportunity for Elsevier to bring international benchmarking to the efforts of Belorussian scientists in order to look at their academic achievements on a larger, global scale. We are looking forward to continue our collaboration with the Ministry and top Belorussian Universities to further facilitate the development of the academic and university community in the country."

The winners in the five award disciplines are:

For outstanding contributions to the field of chemistry:

Vadim E. Matulis - Researcher, Director of Lycee at Belarus State University, Minsk.

Mikhail V. Artemiev - Professor at Institute of Physics and Chemistry Problem (Belarus State University), Minsk.

For outstanding contribution to the field of mathematics:

Kirill G. Kuzmin - Researcher at Belarus State University, Minsk.

Alexander N. Dudin - Professor at Belarus State University, Minsk.

For outstanding contribution to the field of physics:

Dmitry V. Guzatov - Researcher at Grodno State University, Grodno.

Nikolay V. Shumeiko - Professor at Belarus State University, Minsk.

For outstanding contributions to the field of biology:

Vladislav V. Khrustalev - Researcher at Belarus State University, Minsk.

Igor V. Semak - Professor at Belarus State University, Minsk.

For outstanding contribution to the field of medicine:

Vera B. Kuznetsova - Researcher at Grodno State Medical University, Grodno.

Yuri E. Demidchik - Professor at Academy Postgraduate Education, Grodno.

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About the Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus

The Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus is a republican organ of government which pursues governmental policies in the field of education, provides regulation, management and governmental monitoring in the sphere of education as well as coordination of the related activities performed by the republican organs of government. In its activities the Ministry of Education is guided by the Constitution of the Republic of Belarus, the Regulation on the Ministry of Education and other laws of the Republic of Belarus. The Ministry of Education is subordinate to the Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus, to which it is responsible for performing the tasks assigned and organizing the operation of the lower organizations.

About Scopus

Covering the world's research literature, Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature. Featuring smart tools to track, analyze and visualize research, Scopus was designed and developed with input from over 500 users and librarians internationally. Its unique database contains abstracts and references from nearly 20,500 peer-reviewed journals from more than 5,000 publishers worldwide, ensuring broad interdisciplinary coverage. Direct links to subscribed full-text articles, library resources and other applications like reference management software, make Scopus quicker, easier and more comprehensive to use than any other literature research tool. 

About Elsevier

Elsevier is a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. The company works in partnership with the global science and health communities to publish more than 2,000 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and close to 20,000 book titles, including major reference works from Mosby and Saunders. Elsevier's online solutions include ScienceDirect, Scopus, Reaxys, ClinicalKey and Mosby's Suite, which enhance the productivity of science and health professionals, and the SciVal suite and MEDai's Pinpoint Review, which help research and health care institutions deliver better outcomes more cost-effectively.

A global business headquartered in Amsterdam, Elsevier employs 7,000 people worldwide. The company is part of Reed Elsevier Group PLC, a world leading provider of professional information solutions in the Science, Medical, Legal and Risk and Business sectors, which is jointly owned by Reed Elsevier PLC and Reed Elsevier NV. The ticker symbols are REN (Euronext Amsterdam), REL (London Stock Exchange), RUK and ENL (New York Stock Exchange).

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