A joint meeting of the Department of Biological and Medical Sciences of ANAS and the Institute of Soil Science and Agrochemistry of the Azerbaijan National Academy of Sciences was held on December 16. The event was attended by the vice-president of ANAS, chairman of the Scientific Council of the department, academician Irada Huseynova, director of the Institute of Soil Science and Agrochemistry, corresponding member of ANAS professor Alovsat Guliyev. At the beginning of the meeting, the memory of our martyrs was commemorated with a minute of silence.
Opening speech of the meeting the vice-president of ANAS, academician Irada Huseynova gave the floor to the corresponding member of ANAS Alovsat Guliyev to present the report. Professor Alovsat Guliyev said that, 2 problems, 17 topics, 85 works, 111 scientific researches were carried out in accordance with the direction of "Modern research of land and water resources" of the Department of Biological and Medical Sciences of ANAS. 17 of them are temporary and 159 scientific employees, including 2 full, 2 corresponding members of ANAS, 11 doctors of sciences and 89 doctors of philosophy took part in the implementation of the topics. The results of research work carried out at the institute were reported.
A total of 208 scientific works were published, including 163 articles, 32 theses, 5 books, 5 monographs and 1 textbook. 112 of them and 4 theses were published in foreign journals.Five of these articles were published in journals indexed in the Web of Science and Scopus databases. Alovsat Guliyev also gave detailed information about the agreements signed this year, future plans and prospects.
In the end, the report was widely discussed, questions were answered and suggestions were made. Summing up the discussions, Academician Irada Huseynova gave instructions and recommendations to the management and staff.In the end, the Institute's performance was positively assessed and a decision was made to adopt an annual report.