Activities of the Grantees
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02/07/2018 14:58
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02/07/2018 14:38

“Clinical Ethics Committee’s (CEC) activity at the Georgian Hospitals”

On June 29, working meeting was held at the Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University. The aim of the meeting was to present results of the research- “Clinical Ethics Committee’s (CEC) activity at the Georgian Hospitals” funded by Shota Rustaveli National Foundation  and revision of the elaborated action plan by Dr.Nato Pitskhelauri. Few days ago she has presented results of the study at the International Conference -,,ICCEC 2018” at the University of Oxford (Oxford, England). Experts from the Department of Medical Ethics, Faculty of Medicine (TSU) and experts of bioethics have participated in the meeting. Dr. Pitskhelauri has presented results of the qualitative, as well as quantitative surveys regarding the CECs’ activity in Georgian hospitals. Similar survey hasn’t been conducted since 2003. Results were quite interesting, they included the following aspects: committees’ structure and membership, experience of CEC members, their education and training, cases discussed during the year, identified ethical dilemmas and barriers etc. Based on the results of the qualitative research SWOT analysis was held. Action plane has been developed in order to raise effectiveness of the CEC’s. After presentation interesting discussion took place and young scientist has noted that those remarks will be taken in to consideration, and at the final stage of the project monography will be published together with the summary report, which will be presented for the scientific and medical society by the end of the current year.
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29/06/2018 11:49
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25/06/2018 13:53
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19/06/2018 15:44

Presentation of the project “Between East and West. Iranian and French authors about 19th century Georgia”

Presentation of the results of the project “Between East and West. Iranian and French authors bout 19th century Georgia”, funded by SRNSFG in frames of the Fundamental research grant held on June 18, 2018. Project participants outlined that the works belonging to 35 French and 63 Iranian authors, have been translated with relevant comments. Translations have been published on the web page of Ilia State University, section - Giorgi Tsereteli Institute of Oriental Studies. Participants of the project discussed scientific articles titled "Between East and West. Iranian and French authors about 19 th century Georgia” as well as several publications and articles published in frames of the project.  
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13/06/2018 16:38

"Extraction and analysis of natural food colorants from local agro-industrial waste materials"

On June 12, 2018, at 14:00, at Petre Melikishvili Institute of Physical and Organic Chemistry of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, was held a presentation of the results of the project "Extraction and analysis of natural food colorants from local agro-industrial waste materials", winner of the 2016 Call for Fundamental Grants. Speakers introduced to the attending audience the results of the research carried out within the project. Specifically, in the framework of the project were developed the modern extraction procedures, quantitative analysis methods, and a multistage laboratory technological scheme to obtain natural colorants in powder form from agro-industrial waste materials.
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08/06/2018 16:44

‘Scholarly Edition of the 19th-20th Georgian Writers’ Epistolary Legacy’

Scientific Project ‘Scholarly Edition of the 19 th -20 th  Georgian Writers’ Epistolary Legacy’ is being implemented since 2010 with the close cooperation of Iakob Gogebashvili Telavi State University, Shota Rustaveli Institute of Georgian Literature and National Center of Manuscripts. In 2016, the project obtained a grant of Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation for the third time. On the basis of the project, the Ph.D. program ‘Textual scholarship and editorial studies’ was created which in 2016 won in the call for the development of structured Ph.D. programs. On June 7, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University hosted the presentation of the books: ‘Scholarly Edition of the 19 th -20 th  Georgian Writers’ Epistolary Legacy’ (Volume VIII) and textbook ‘Textual scholarship’, prepared within the above-mentioned projects (Principal Investigator Ketevan  Gigashvili). In the framework of the first project, scientific investigation of Georgian writers' personal letters and the scholarly edition is being implemented in Georgia for the first time. The 8th volume, like the previous 7 volumes, was dedicated to Grigol Orbeliani's letters. Poet’s 727 epistles have already been issued in the edition, 325 of which have been published for the first time and 156 letters have been dated. The textbook ‘Textual scholarship’ reflects the current level of development of this field, the terminological differences between the schools of textual scholarship of different countries, both traditional and the latest research methods and technologies, the aspects of the use of fundamental textual researches and the perspectives of development of the textual scholarship. The scientists highlighted the contribution of these editions to the development of the field.  
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31/05/2018 16:44

Trialeti – Cultural and Historical Heritage, Ancient Sources and Perspectives of Research

On May 30, 2018, at the Georgian National Museum was held the presentation of the scientific work “Trialeti – Cultural and Historical Heritage, Ancient Sources and Perspectives of Research” funded in the framework of the fundamental research project of Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia. Authors of the book are: G. Narimanashvili; N. Shanshashvili; M. Kvachadze. Book will be useful for scientists interested in archeology, and history of Georgia and Caucasus. This scientific work will raise level of awareness and knowledge of local multi – ethnical population. Work can be economically helpful for region, as it popularizes historic pieces of cultural heritage. Books were distributed among audience and will also be provided for people living in Municipality of Trialety, since they supported authors significantly in the process of field practices.
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30/05/2018 13:50

“Soviet Utopian Theories and First Textbooks of General Linguistics”

On May 29, 2018, Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University hosted the three book presentations, published in frame of the fundamental research grant “Soviet Utopian Theories and First Textbooks of General Linguistics”  funded by LEPL- Shota Rustaveli National Science Foundation of Georgia. Prof Tinatin Bolkvadze- author of the book titled “The tringle of soviet linguistics: Niko Marr; I. Stalin, Arnord Chokobava” mentioned that the book contains utopian theories and first textbooks of the linguistics created during the soviet time. The books contain materials from the Soviet archives of the linguistics and unifies historical background and confrontation during that time”. “Giorgi Akhvlediani’s publication titled “Introduction to linguistics 1918-1919” was also published in frame of the funded project as well as the book “History of the Soviet linguistics: archival materials”.
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30/05/2018 10:47

30th meeting of European Academy of Children Disability

On May 29, in hotel „Hotels & Preference Hualing Tbilisi” was held 30 th meeting of European Academy of Children Disability. The slogan of congress is “together we are stronger”, in order to emphasize the meaning of reinforcing strengths between European and Georgian values. In convivial opening ceremony participated presidents of  European Academy Of Children Disability and International Alliance Of Academies Of  Childhood Disabilities: professor Giovanni Cioni (Italy) and professor Hans Fossberg (Belgium), the president of 30 th annual meeting of EACD professor Nana Tatishvili (Georgia),  and deputy of  minister of Labour, Health & Social Affairs of Georgia Maia Lagvilava. Main issues of the congress are how to discover childhood disability state causes, identification and evidence-based management. Format is interactive, it considers sharing of modernized management systems. During conference on May 29 th , 7 instructional courses, 14 parallel sessions and 3 keynote lectures  were carried out, presented by professor Hans Fossberg (Sweden),  professor Federico Vigevano (Italy) and professor Rudolf Korinthenberg (Germany). EACD2018 hosts up to 500 attendees from 45 different countries. The conference ends on 31 st May. The web page is  //eacd2018.net/
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