1 October – International Day of Older Persons

“The world marks the 30th anniversary of the International Day of Older Persons as we reckon with the disproportionate and severe impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has wrought on older persons around the world – not only on their health, but on their rights and well-being.” UN Secretary-General Antonio Guiterres October 1 was designated by the UN General Assembly as

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At a meeting of the General Assembly of BAS, held on November 18, 2019, a decision was made to rename the Institute for the Study of Societies and Knowledge to the Institute of Philosophy and Sociology. The Institute of Philosophy and Sociology at BAS (IPS-BAS) can be found at the following e-mail addresses: Official website: www.ips-bas.org Facebook: www.facebook.com/ifs.bas/ Linkedin: www.linkedin.com/in/institute-of-philosophy-and-sociology-at-bas-b5825375/

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Grand opening of “SHARE-Bulgaria” Applied Research Center

On July 23, 2019, a Specialized Applied Research Center SHARE-Bulgaria, established and equipped within the SHARE Consortium, funded by the the National Roadmap for Scientific Infrastructure 2017-2023 (AGREEMENT No E01-162 / 28.08.2018), was opened in the building of the Institute for the Study of Societies and Knowledge at BAS (ISSK-BAS).  The opening ceremony was attended by Mrs. Karina Angelieva, Deputy

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Specialized advanced training „Logistic probability models and their application for SHARE data analyses”

ISSK-BAS held two-days specialized training for experienced researchers (29 and 30 of July 2019) „Logistic probability models and their application for SHARE data analyses”. The lecturer was assoc. prof. Ekaterina Tosheva, PhD, department ‘Statistics and Econometrics’ at the University of national and world economy in Sofia. The training has been funded by the project: ‘Consortium SHARE-ERIC Bulgaria of the research

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Grand opening of the Bulgarian “Scientific and Applied Centre” within the National SHARE Research Infrastructure

Specialised research centre has been established on 23 of July 2019 at the building of the Institute for the Study of the Societies and Knowledge at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (ISSK-BAS). This research centre is created and equipped within the National Research Infrastructure and Consortium “SHARE-Bulgaria”, funded by the Ministry of Education and Science and the National Roadmap for

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SHARE Wave 7 data is now publicly available!


SHARE Release 7.0.0 includes 7 wave data, where Bulgaria, Cyprus, Finland, Lithuania, Latvia, Malta, Romania and Slovakia joined the European Commission thanks to the European Commission. The 7 wave data focuses on the respondents’ life stories SHARELIFE). A novelty in the 7th wave is the inclusion of so-called in the psychology of a fivefold personal model or Big-5 personality traits.

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