Azerbaijan to hold competition for young scientists
Azerbaijan, Baku, Nov. 19 / Trend M.Aliyev /
The Azerbaijani Presidential Science Development Foundation will announce a special contest for young scientists in 2011, Executive Director Elchin Babayev told Trend today.
The foundation is currently setting the contest criteria, he said.
The foundation made the decision to declare grant competitions twice per year.
"The foundation will soon announce the results of the first competition and announce a new event," Babayev said.
During the first competition, the foundation has received four times more offers than expected.
The first contest, which was announced on June 30, received 199 project proposals. Of those, 75 related to physics, mathematical and technical sciences, 11 to geosciences, 49 to biology, medicine and agricultural science, 15 to chemical sciences and 49 to the humanities and social sciences.
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