Moscow. 30 November 2004. The Chairman of the Management Board of RAO "UES of Russia" Anatoly Chubais and the President of the Russian Academy of Sciences Yury Osipov signed an Agreement to organize the New Generation Annual Contest for young scientists.
Under the Agreement, RAO "UES of Russia" will act as an organizer and provide funds for the annual contest of research papers in the sphere of energy and allied sciences among the young scientists of the RAS and students of Russia's universities. The Contest is organized to support talented young researchers and encourage their professional development and creative activities.
The New Generation Contest will seek research papers, which constitute a distinguished contribution to the development of scientific knowledge and are characterized by original approach to scientific problems. Research papers may be submitted by researchers, lecturers, post-graduates of the RAS entities and other organizations in Russia, aged under 35 years as at the time of the paper submission. The research may be done by individual scientists or research teams of up to three persons.
First, the papers presented to the Contest will be considered by the Supervisory Council consisting of well-known Russian academicians and officers of RAO "UES of Russia". After that the papers will be submitted for consideration to the Expert Commission, which will vote to select the Contest winners.
A Contest winner will receive a special badge and diploma, as well as a prize, the amount of which is to be determined by the resolution of the Management Board of RAO "UES of Russia" and the Presidium of the Russian Academy of Sciences.