JINR Days in Slovakia

News, 29 February 2016

The JINR Days in Slovakia dedicated to the 60th anniversary of our Institute were held on 22-25 February 2016.

On 22 February, a full-scale posters and multimedia exhibition was opened in the Slovak Technical Museum in Košice; the exhibition was placed in two halls and it presented the history and present of JINR with animated representation of the operating JINR basic facilities. The exhibition is open until 13 March 2016.

The opening of the exhibition was preceded by a big press conference, where Director General of the Museum E.Lobanič, as well as M.Hnatič, G.Martinska, Yu.Panebrattsev made reports and answered questions. At the opening of the exhibition S.Vocal, L.Sándor, G.Martinska spoke about their work in JINR as well as V.Voronov and B.Starchenko spoke about JINR nowadays.

On 24 February, in the building of the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic, where the second exhibition of the Institute was laid out, a Memorial scientific seminar was held; the Seminar was opened by JINR Vice-Director M.Itkis and Plenipotentiary Slovak Republic in JINR S.Dubnička. Greetings from the Ministry were announced by Deputy Minister P.Plavchan.

Slovak scientists, who continue their cooperation with JINR, L.Sándor, J.Růžička, P.Balgavy, M.Hnatič, F.Šimkovic, N.Kucherka made reports at the Seminar. The words “Dubna is needed!” sounded in every speech.