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[ANSEF]: ANSEF Grants Awarded to 27 Innovative Scientific Groups for 2018 image

February 19th marked the start of yet another year of FAR’s Armenian National Science and Education Fund (ANSEF). That day’s ANSEF awards ceremony brought together 90 scientists from 27 different research groups who will start or continue their research during 2018 in the fields of physical sciences, engineering, humanities, and the natural sciences, etc., with the help of an ANSEF grant.

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[ANSEF]: ANSEF Enables Renowned Scientist to Pursue his Passion image

Aram Petrosyan and his dedicated team of four scientists have found a new crystal. It’s called Ferroelectric a-KIO3.HIO3 and it can be used in the construction of medical equipment, from hearing devices to defibrillators, and for military equipment, including night vision scopes, and even in drugs and as food additives.

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[ANSEF]: Former Scholarship Student Wins 2017 ANSEF Grant image

Dr. Vehanush Marukhyan has defied the odds stacked against her, using education as the tool to propel herself forward. The eldest of three daughters, Vehanush grew up in poverty. “My father was unemployed and my mother could hardly care for us on her low salary as a chemistry teacher back then. I would never have been able to study if it not for FAR and the Mathevosian Scholarship," said Vehanush. “Really, if it wasn’t for FAR I wouldn’t have my bachelor’s.”

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[ANSEF]: Research May Lead to Improved Armenian Wine image

It is Nelli Hovhannisyan’s energy that helps her to keep up with all of the jobs and activities that would normally seem difficult for one person to handle. A PhD in Molecular and Cellular Biology at Yerevan State University (YSU), Nelli is Director of YSU’s Center of Excellence in Applied Biosciences, head of its Department of Ecology and Nature Protection, and one of its researchers and associate professors.

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[ANSEF]: Persistence, Patience and the Determination to Make a Difference in Science image

With her willingness to work patiently and carefully for results despite funding constraints and a low salary, Kristine Karapetyan, 36, is someone who can be called a genuine scientist. A PhD in biology and senior researcher at the Armbiotechnology Science and Production Center of Armenia’s National Academy of Sciences Kristine for the second year in a row, has received an Armenian National Science and Education Fund (ANSEF) grant to further pursue the project she and her colleagues have been working on for the past 15 years. Kristine, along with five other women at the Center’s lab have been researching and developing a natural substitute for antibiotics for livestock—the first time such a thing has been done in Armenia. Kristine earned ...

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[ANSEF]: Strengthening Armenia’s Science through its Young Scientists image

Thirty-two groups of scientists have been chosen as this year’s winners of the Armenian National Science and Education Fund (ANSEF). Each of these groups will receive a $5,000 grant to support further development of their research in biology, physics, chemistry, biotechnology or astronomy, among other areas. “Over the years, ANSEF has found its own place among the organizations that support the development of science in Armenia, which is very encouraging,” said Edik Karapetyan, FAR`s Education and Science Programs Coordinator at the opening of the January 27th awards ceremony. He congratulated all 107 scientists who make up these 32 groups. Armenian National Academy of Science President Radik Martisoryan then thanked the ANSEF Research Council for its honest and unbiased work, while emphasizing ...

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