Already traditional annual scientific session this year has brought together hundreds of students, masters and PhD students from 20 local universities and abroad. To contribute to the development of students’ scientific thought the university does everything possible for them, via scientific conferences and scientific-practical initiatives to prepare high quality and innovative research works, as well as for publishing best papers in the SSS journal.
We should note that the SSS annual scientific session is dedicated to the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide. The opening ceremony started with a minute of silence in memory of 1.5 million innocent victims of the Armenian Genocide. The ceremony was attended by YSU Vice-rector on Students, Alumni and Public Relations Ruben Markosyan, Head of the Division on Student Affairs Vahagn Varagyan, various deans, lecturers and students.
YSU Rector Aram Simonyan welcomed the participants on behalf of the university administration. Vice-rector Ruben Markosyan noted that welcomes the fact that the session, dedicated to the Centennial of the Armenian Genocide, which is with a special focus on these tragic events, is organized on a high level. Mr. Markosyan said that the major part of the papers, submitted to this session, is quite comprehensive researches, which in its turn, will contribute to the further professional development of the participants.
“Year by year we register progress in this area and the evidence of this all is that the collection of articles of YSU SSS has been included in the list of journals, approved by the Higher Attestation Commission of Armenia,” – said Mr. Markosyan, adding that this is the joint achievement of the SSS members and professorial staff.
“Beginning with Soviet times, Student Scientific Society has regularly held annual scientific sessions. According to the tradition, this year also the major part of the speakers represents the faculties of Law, History and Armenian Philology. Welcome is the fact that the faculties of natural sciences also gradually become active. As for the scientific supervisors, 230 lecturers have been included in this process. Quality of the work often depends on the sequence of actions,” - said YSU SSS Chairman Mikayel Malkhasyan, adding that only 350 reports will be published (the approval of the academic council of the faculty is required).
During the opening ceremony of the session YSU SSS seal was given to the Museum of History. It has been used since the establishment of the SSS in 1947.
The closing ceremony of the session will be held on April 30, during which the speakers will receive certificates of participation and the works that would contain scientific innovation will be published in “YSU SSS Collection of Scientific Articles”.