Workshop within “Horizon 2020” program underway in Baku

13.10.2016 [11:51]
A workshop for the participation of non-EU Black Sea and Eastern Partnership countries in thematic COFUND ERANETs has started in Baku. The meeting is organized by the Centre for Regional and International STI Studies and Support – CeRISS (Greece) and the Science ...

Baku hosts 10th International Conference on Application of Information and Communication Technologies VIDEO

12.10.2016 [13:28]
The 10th International Conference on Application of Information and Communication Technologies (AICT 2016) has today kicked off in Baku. In his opening remarks, rector of Qafqaz University Havar Mammadov noted that more than 80 representatives from 22 countries ...

International IT Olympiad held in Russia

10.10.2016 [18:04]
The Russian Center of Information Technologies IT-Planet is conducting the 10th International Olympiad in Information Technology. The five-stage Olympiad involves students aged under 26, and will continue throughout the academic year. ...

Azerbaijan Engineering Academy, National Aviation Academy hold joint meeting

06.10.2016 [18:58]
Azerbaijan Engineering Academy and National Aviation Academy have held a joint meeting. President of the Academy, Academician Arif Pashayev informed the participants about the Academy's decision ...

Apple Discontinues Third-Generation Apple TV

06.10.2016 [10:48]
Apple has discontinued the third-generation Apple TV, removing it from its online store. Additionally, links to the Apple TV 3 now reroute to the fourth-generation Apple TV, according to macrumors.com. Apple confirmed it was discontinuing the device in an ...

Microsoft, Google, Facebook, IBM and Amazon create AI super group

30.09.2016 [20:02]
A bevy of tech giants including Google, Facebook and Microsoft have joined forces to study and formulate best practices around artificial intelligence (AI) technologies. ...

Artificial intelligence to compose music

28.09.2016 [10:35]
Researchers at Sony’s Computer Science Laboratory in Paris have shared a pair of tracks created with the assistance of software called Flow Machines. The program analyzes a database of existing songs to “learn” musical styles and identify commonalities, then ...

International conference on Azerbaijani manuscripts to be held

25.09.2016 [15:14]
The first international conference “Azerbaijani manuscripts in world libraries” will be organized at the Institute of Manuscripts after Mahammad Fuzuli in Baku in October. The main aim of the conference is to promote Azerbaijani manuscripts on the global level ...

Joint Project of UNEC and University of Siegen wins DAAD contest

23.09.2016 [18:42]
A joint project of the University of Siegen of Germany and Azerbaijan State University of Economics (UNEC) on EE-KEY-AZ Entrepreneurship Education: a Key to Job Creation and Employability in Azerbaijan has become the winner of a contest held by ...

Azerbaijani scientist to attend international conference in Almaty

20.09.2016 [16:06]
Director of the Institute of Geography of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences Ramiz Mammadov will attend an international conference on water resources to be held in Almaty, Kazakhstan, on September 22-24 ...

Azerbaijani Professor of UC, Berkeley Lotfi Zadeh receives Nizami Ganjavi Gold Medal of Azerbaijan

09.09.2016 [12:25]
Recognizing tremendous value Azerbaijani professor of UC, Berkeley Lotfi Zadeh's scientific work, Azerbaijan's National Academy of Sciences awarded him in April 2016 the Nizami Ganjavi Gold Medal of Azerbaijan. ...

Berlin hosts IFA 2016 global trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances

02.09.2016 [15:07]
The global trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances IFA 2016 has opened in Berlin. It presents the latest products and innovations in the heart of Europe‘s most important regional market, according to the official website of the trade ...

Azerbaijani academician to address ESC General Assembly

30.08.2016 [19:36]
Academic Secretary of the Department of Earth Sciences of Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences Fakhraddin Gadirov will address the 35th General Assembly of the European Seismological Commission that will take place in the Italian city of Trieste from September ...

Japan to develop AI applications on public-private platform

22.08.2016 [20:52]
Japan's Riken research institute, along with over 20 other companies, have created a joint platform to develop applications of artificial intelligence (AI) in the field of medicine, industry and infrastructure, according to EFE Agency ...

Stanford scientists advance water-purification technology

22.08.2016 [10:43]
Take a bottle of water contaminated by certain types of bacteria, drop into the water a new and inexpensive nanotechnology device about half the size of a postage stamp and resembling a piece of black glass, and set the bottle in the sunlight ...

Birds fly faster in large flocks

20.08.2016 [21:28]
New research at Lund University in Sweden shows that the flight speed of birds is determined by a variety of factors. Among the most sensational is that the size of the flock has a significant impact on how fast the birds can fly. The larger the flock, the higher the speed ...

NASA scientists show Earth after 100 years

20.08.2016 [12:03]
NASA showed the public how it will look Earth after 100 years. Experts believe that within a century on Earth there will be significant changes that will affect the lives of future generations ...

Conference highlighting Azerbaijan`s multicultural environment to be held in Baku

03.08.2016 [21:18]
An international conference on “Azerbaijan`s multiculturalism: development prospects of the religious and language policy” will be held in Baku. To be organized by the Knowledge Fund under the President of Azerbaijan, State ...

Asteroid Bennu might hit Earth

03.08.2016 [20:23]
By now, it's likely that you've heard about NASA's plans to send the unmanned Origins-Spectral Interpretation-Resource Identification-Security-Regolith Explorer (Osiris-REx) spacecraft on Sept. 8 to collect rock samples from Bennu, an asteroid estimated to measure 1,614 feet. If that's the case, then you've also likely heard reports about ...