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Corresponding Member

 

an academic title in the USSR and in a number of foreign countries, including the German Democratic Republic, Poland, and Czechoslovakia. (A similar title—correspondent—is used in France.) In the USSR, corresponding members are elected for outstanding achievements in science or scholarship to the Academy of Sciences of the USSR, the academies of sciences of the Union republics, the Academy of Medical Sciences of the USSR, the V. I. Lenin All-Union Academy of Agricultural Sciences, the Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of the USSR, and the Academy of Arts of the USSR. Candidates are nominated by scientific institutions, public organizations, or individuals. The names of the candidates are published in the press prior to the elections. Corresponding members are elected by secret ballot within the appropriate division of an academy and are approved by the academy’s general assembly.

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In a single month after its formation it numbered 1,833 effective members and 30,565 corresponding members.
He had served, at first, in one of the civil departments, had then attended to matters connected with the local government of provincial towns, and had of late been a corresponding member of several important scientific societies.
once Prime Minister of the progressive and enlightened State of Mohiniwala, and honorary or corresponding member of more learned and scientific societies than will ever do any good in this world or the next.
Belarus has taken the first step in building the intellectual economy, Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko said the ceremony to present diplomas of academicians and corresponding members of the Academy of Sciences of Belarus (NASB), diplomas of doctors of sciences and professor certificates to scientific and pedagogical workers on 2 February.
It takes place over five days and registration is restricted to IPLOCA regular members, associate members, corresponding members, academic members, honorary members, media partners and guests of IPLOCA.
39 academicians and 49 corresponding members are working in the National Academy of Sciences.
Within the university there is a president of each club and corresponding members of the Student Representative Council (SRC).
Corresponding Members are not expected to attend meetings, but still support the committee and its working parties.
Scientific staff of ITEB RAS is comprised of 330 researchers, including 1 academician, 2 corresponding members of the Russian Academy of Sciences, 45 doctors of science and 166 PhD's, organized into 8 scientific groups.
Discussions have been/will be held at Branch meetings, but Federal Council would also like to hear from members who do not ordinarily attend Branch meetings, including Corresponding Members.
In addition, a wider group known as the Corresponding Members of the Codes and Standards Committee also provided comments on a partial draft presented at a workshop held in September 2001.
The Chair of this committee shall also be empowered to propose corresponding members abroad who are not members of the Society and to recommend honorary members among distinguished foreigners.