Activities of the Grantees
13/11/2018 17:41
08/11/2018 12:31

Research on Solar autonomous power plant at Tbilisi classical gymnasium

On November 8, 2018 at 13:00, presentation of the funded project titled “Research on solar autonomous power plant” was held at Tbilisi Classical Gymnasium. The presentation was funded under the grant call “Research project with participation of Secondary school students” supported by SRNSFG.
02/11/2018 16:31

Inauguration of scientific project funded in frames of Joint Grant Call between SRNSFG and Volkswagen Stiftung

On 1st of November, 2018 Agricultural University of Georgia hosted inauguration ceremony of scientific project “Sustainable Agriculture and supply systems”, funded in frames of Joint Grant Call between SRNSFG and Volkswagen Stiftung. Review speeches have been performed by Director General of SRSNFG – Mr. Zviad Gabisonia, Director General of Knowledge Fund - Ms. Anastasia Bendukidze and Deputy Minister of Agriculture of Georgia – Mr. Giorgi Khanishvili. Founding structured PhD programme of sustainable agriculture and supply systems is the consequence of 16 years of joint research cooperation with the University of Kassel. Aforementioned PhD programme is the first, thematically oriented studying programme, aim of which is to support career development of young researchers, promote international academic mobility, creating interdisciplinary network and develop long-term cooperation with partner organizations.
29/10/2018 14:23

Black sea littoral as literary and cultural space

On October 25-27, 2018 Ilia State University hosted conference concerning scientific project “Black sea littoral as literary and cultural space”, funded by Shota Rustaveli National Foundation of Georgia in frames of grant call for mobility and international scientific collaboration. Conference was opened on October 25 at 09:30. Among distinguished guests were, Mr. Eric Tosatti first councilor of French Embassy, Institutional and scientific cooperation attache of French institute of Georgia Ms. Eleonor Garnier and Ms Ketevan Kurcikidze – coordinator of linguistic and educational programs at French Institute of Georgia. On October 25 was also presented 5 th edition of magazine EISH, which includes materials of scientific conference - “21 challenges of 21 st century: humanitarian and social sciences”, funded by Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia. On October 26 was conducted round table, attended by invited guests and Georgian scientists. Participants discussed consortium forming processes in Horizon 2020 programme of 2019. Next workshop for this issue is planned on October 31. Conference was closed on October 27. Participants of the event were given certificates for contribution and invited foreigner guests received souvenir Albums about Georgia and Georgian Culture.    
26/10/2018 17:13

Second International Congress of Oncologic Urology

On October 26, 2018 at 09:00, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University hosted International Congress in Oncologic Urology. This Congress is funded by Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia, MMT Hospital and Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University. Dr. Zviad Gabisonia, the Director General of the Foundation addressed the guests at the event. Leading scientists and doctors were participating in the congress from various countries - USA, Germany, Sweden, France, Italy, Belgium, Great Britain, Russia, Ukraine, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia. The fight against Urologic Diseases is an important topic in today's world medicine. There are completely new approaches and recommendations to defeat these pathologies. The main goal of the Congress is to share the innovations in this field and participation of Georgian doctors in the development of modern world medicine. New strategies and tactics of treatment are widely introduced in Urology. Internationally recognized experts of various fields will summarize existing scientific innovations, exchange their views and discuss. This will provide scientific-practical and clinical progress, enhance the knowledge of professionals, experience, and introduce progressive ideas.  The Congress is multidisciplinary - it involves Urologists, Oncologists, Radiologists and Path anatomies from different countries.
26/10/2018 16:34

Tbilisi State Medical University hosted conference on “Chronical neurologic imbalances – approaches of electronic healthcare”

On October 26, at 10:00 Tbilisi State Medical University hosted international conference on “Chronical neurologic imbalances – approaches of electronic healthcare”. Conference served as a reviewing and summarizing event of Applied Research Grant call winner project “Prototype of E-health in sleep disorders - Georgian digital cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) version for patients with insomnia”, administered by Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia. Conference was opened by the Rector of Tbilisi State Medical University, Prof. Zurab Vadachkoria. Event was welcomed by Doctor of Medical Sciences, Director General of Centre of Excellence for Epilepsy and Sleep Medicine, Chairman of Federation of Netherlands Sleep Centre and representative of Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia. In conference participated representatives of Georgian medical science field and leading specialists of neurology from Austria, Scotland, Netherlands etc.  
05/10/2018 16:15

,,Science Begins From School”

On October 4, 2018, in physics teacher and doctor (PhD) Lali Nadiradze presented the project funded by the Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia under the grant call - "Science Begins from school", titled as "Tbilisi Classical Gymnasium autonomous solar power plant study's”. This event started to implement the project at the gymnasium. It’s noteworthy that at all the stages of the call project has earned the highest rating and eventually took the first place. The Project Manager, Lali Nadiradze introduced the project participants to the society: Project participant scientist, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University doctor of physics, Bela Kvirkvelia and other researchers. The project manager also considered the importance of renewable energy, the perspectives of solar energy systems in Georgia, the project goals and importance of the involvement of pupils in researching high-tech equipment in the gymnasium. At the event, the society got acquainted with the stages planned to be implemented within the framework of the selected project in this grant competition. It was noted that the project will set up Tbilisi Classic Gymnasium Autonomous Power Plant Database. The event was attended by the representatives of Tbilisi Classic Gymnasium, teachers, 8th, 10th and 11th graders students, attendants from Shota Rustaveli Georgian National Science Foundation of Georgia and Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University staff. After the presentation, the participants discussed about the project implementation procedures. 
04/10/2018 16:14

International Conference ,,Georgian Cultural Activity in Germany“

On October 4, 2018, Ilia State University book store "Ligamus" hosted an international conference "Georgian Cultural Activity in Germany”, dedicated to the 200th Anniversary of Georgian-German Relations: ". The project is funded by Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia. The co-organizer of the conference is the Regencerburg Institute of East and South European Studies and the project is headed by Prof. N. Doborjginidze. The aim of the conference is to summarize research findings of the projects implemented at Ilia State University in 2015-2018 and present to the Georgian and foreign scientists.
03/10/2018 16:47

Events on the funded projects in frames of the joint call of SRNSFG and Volkswagen Foundation

On September 27, 2018  the event dedicated to the funded project of the joint call between the SRNSFG and the Volkswagen Foundation was held. The presentation of the International Doctoral Programme jointly by Carl Friedrich Lehman-Haupt, Ilia State University and Georgetown Göttingen University, was held within the scope of the grant project "Structured Education - Quality Assurance Freedom" (Head - Giga Zedania). This program enables PhD students to implement their doctoral thesis in the principle of cotutelle and obtain the dual doctoral degrees. Professor Ralph Meier and Ingo Wits (Görgingen University of Georgetown) were awarded with the title of Honorary Doctorate of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University in frames of the grant project "International PhD Program in Mathematics" (Head - Ramaz Bochorishvili).
26/09/2018 11:29

"Science starts from school - research participation"

On September 19, 2018, the opening ceremony of the Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation for science grants - "Science starts from school - research participation" - the winner of the project "Environmental study of the radiation and the sun Nutrition by microcomputer measuring station " was held at Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi state university Elevter Andronikashvili Institute of physics. where attended teachers of Vladimir Komarov N199 Tbilisi Public School of Physics and Mathematics: Indira Natriashvili and Mikheil Berishvili and pupils of the same school on 10th and 11th grade: Nikoloz Tsimakuridze, Nikolozi Tsimakuridze, Levan Gogrichiani , Tinatin Tutberidze, Tamaz Sanikidze, Mariam Japaridze, Mariam tchkheidze, Mariam Tsurtsumia, George Kedia, Ketevan Begiashvili, Ketevan Khatchapuridze. The event was also attended by the representatives of Rustaveli Foundation, Davit Natriashvili- Physics teacher of the village of Bediani. Academician Giorgi Japaridze, Chairman of Nuclear Energy and Radiation Security Problems Commission of Georgian National Academy of Sciences. Lia Chelidze- Secretary of the Commission. Zaza Rostomashvili, Deputy Director of Elefther Andronikashvili Institute of Physics. Director of High Energy Physics Institute, Prof. Mikheil Nioradze, professor of theoretical physics department of the same institute Gela Devidze, NGO sector representatives - Irakli Mchedlishvili and Tamar Pataraia. The Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation announced the State scientific grant competition - "Science starts from school - research participation" won our school, physics teacher Indira Natriashvili, scientist and professor of physics and mathematics Revaz Shanidze, PHD student Gogita Papalashvili by the Project "environmental radiation background in the study and monitoring of the microcomputer measuring sasdguris means", in result school obtained a grant and at the end of the project school will have the radiation measuring station, which will be able to measure in real-time, it will be able to measure, process information received and monitor the environment in local and international databases. The mobility of the measuring station will allow us to carry out measurements of the radiation background in various regions of Georgia. The project will contribute to the creation of such station in the schools of Georgia and the creation of a network of radiation monitoring schools.