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The Lithuanian Academy of Sciences is currently implementing two projects funded by the Structural Funds of the European Union.
I. Development and Implementation of the National System of Science Popularization, 2016–2019.
The project is being implemented in partnership with VšĮ (public enterprise) Vilnius International Film Festival ‘Kino Pavasaris’, VšĮ ‘Science and Innovations for Society’, the Baltic Institute of Advanced Technologies, Klaipėda University, Vytautas Magnus University, Vilnius University, and Vilnius Gediminas Technical University.
The budget of the project is EUR 1,303,238.60.
The project aims at expanding a system of science popularization by developing traditions in this field and designing new means and ways of bringing science closer to society.
The implementation of this project involves measures that have already proven their worth and brand new activities in science popularization. These will include spreading information on the most recent scientific research, achievements in various branches of science, their significance and practical application. The project also places emphasis on the career in scientific research, as well as on the strengthening of interaction between research, business, and society, and on the nurturing of the abilities of research communication.
The project is aimed at teachers, schoolchildren, students, scientists, researchers, and everybody with an interest in science and a desire to better know and understand it.
II. Publication and Coordination of Scientific Periodicals, 2016–2019
The Lithuanian Academy of Sciences is implementing this project in partnership with Klaipėda University, Kaunas University of Technology, Mykolas Romeris University, Vilnius University, Vytautas Magnus University, Kaunas University of Technology, Klaipėda University, the Lithuanian University of Educational Sciences, Vytautas Magnus University, the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, the Nature Research Centre, the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre, the Lithuanian Catholic Academy of Science, Šiauliai University, and Vilnius Gediminas Technical University.
The budget of the project is EUR 1,303,209.00.
The aim of the project is publication and diffusion of the results of research and experimental development in Lithuania and beyond its borders by publishing scientific periodicals in order to enhance the competences of scientists and researchers.
The implementation of the project involves publishing of 47 Lithuanian science periodicals of top scienctific level and significance.
The project is intended for scientists and researchers, including the members of the editorial boards and reviewers of scientific periodicals, as well as for university lecturers and students.
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