Novosibirsk State University launched a new course "Cryptography: Boolean Functions and Related Problems" on the Coursera educational platform.
Registration for the foreign graduate students “Open Doors” Olympiad ends on December 18, 2019. This is the first Russian project to attract talented foreign graduate students from all over the world to study at leading Russian universities.
From October 13 to 21, the 6th annual International Cryptography Olympiad NSUCRYPTO-2019 (Non Stop University Crypto) was held in Akademgorodok. Participants from 16 countries were awarded prizes and diplomas including winners and finalists from Akademgorodok and Novosibirsk. The official language of the NSUCRYPTO Olympics was English and included individual and team competitions.
In order to improve international cooperation with leading Asian universities, representatives of Novosibirsk State University took an active part in bilateral forums for rectors from Russia, Japan, Kazakhstan, and the Republic of Korea. The events took place at Moscow State University and Hankuk University of Foreign Languages (Seoul, South Korea).
NSU scientists recently completed the book "Fundamentals of Biosafety" that is devoted to the principles and methods for safely working with pathogenic microorganisms. The team included Sergey Netesov, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Doctor of Biological Sciences, and Professor at the NSU Natural Sciences Department, Mamedyar Azayev, Doctor of Biological Sciences and Associate Professor at the NSU V. Zelman Institute of Medicine and Psychology of NSU, and top specialists at the State Scientific Center for Virology and Biotechnology "Vector".
The Novosibirsk State University team 地 松鼠 .PAS took sixth place in the qualifying stage of the CTFZone international competition organized by the Russian company BI.ZONE. BI.ZONE develops cybersecurity solutions. 1,075 teams registered for the qualifying round that took place at the beginning of December. Only 138 of them were able to solve at least one problem. 地 松鼠 .PAS was third among Russian teams.