Science & Engineering

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International Conference to Tackle Mining’s Impact on Environment and Health in Armenia

The American University of Armenia is organizing an international scientific symposium on April 22-23 focused on exploring the occupational and environmental health issues around mining and construction in transition economies such as Armenia.
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AUA Study: Mining in Armenia Creates Poverty, Income Inequality

Mining contributed to economic growth in Armenia between 2004-2010 while simultaneously creating income inequality and poverty. This is according to a recent study by the AUA Acopian Center for the Environment conducted in cooperation with the AUA College...
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Alen Amirkhanian Appointed New Director AUA Acopian Center for the Environment

The American University of Armenia has appointed Alen Amirkhanian as the new Director of the Acopian Center for the Environment. He will continue the vital work of the center, while intensifying its research agenda, forging new partnerships, and expanding...
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AUA Organizes Cleanup and Tree Planting for Yerevan Community Work Weekend

AUA students, faculty and staff came together on Sunday, March 24 to clean up the university campus and plant trees as part of an annual community work weekend sponsored by the Yerevan mayor’s office. The cleanup at AUA was organized the AUA Eco Club...
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AUA Acopian Center Chief Scientist Attends Barcelona Conference on European Breeding Bird Atlas

YEREVAN–On March 20-22,the AUA Acopian Center for the Environment participated in a two-day workshop in Barcelona, Spain, focused on preparing a new European bird breeding atlas. ACE Chief Scientist Dr. Karen Aghababyan attended the European Breeding...
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