The National Academy of Sciences of Belarus
: Нацыянальная акадэмія навук Беларусі, Russian
: Национальная академия наук Беларуси, НАН Беларуси, НАНБ ) is the national academy
The National Academy of Sciences of Belarus (formerly Belarusian Academy of Sciences
in 1928-1936; Academy of Sciences of the Byelorussian SSR
in 1936-1991; Academy of Sciences of Belarus
in 1991-1997) was founded on January 1, 1929 on the basis of The Institute of Belarusian Culture (Inbelkult, 1922—1928) which was reorganized to the Academy of Science through the Decree
of Central Executive Committee and Soviet of People's Commissars of the Belarusian Soviet Socialist Republic on October 13, 1928. At the beginning of its activity the Academy had only 128 staff members, among them 87 scientists. By 1941 the Academy had 750 staff and 12 subdivisions.
During the World War II
the Academy was evacuated to Russia
and other Soviet republic
. Huge damage was brought to the Academy's material state.
Right after war's end, eight institutes started their activity again. By 1951 the Academy had 29 subdivisions, 1234 staff including 33 academicians. The Academy was supported by the governments of Belarus
and the USSR
as well as by leading scientifical cenres in Moscow
and other Soviet cities.
Through its history the National Science Academy of Belarus has grown up to a respectful... Read More