From October 18 to November 2, Lidia Zotkina, Head of the Novosibirsk State University “Paleontology Platform” at the “New Archeology” Scientific-Educational Center, Senior Teacher at the Humanities Institute Archeology and Ethnography Section, and Tatyana Shevchenko, Researcher at the “Paleontology” Platform, took part in an expedition to the Abri du Poisson cave art monument in France (Dordogne).
Researchers at the NSU Division of Laser Physics and Innovative Technologies studied a new type of hybrid (fiber-semiconductor) laser. This resulted in the effective conversion of short electrical pulses into optical pulses with the same shape and duration.
Alexander Gavryushkin, a graduate of NSU’s Department of Mechanics and Mathematics, Head of the Biological Data Science Lab at the University of Otago (New Zealand), and Doctor of Mathematical Sciences, was awarded one million New Zealand dollars for his project “Computing Platform for Phylogenetic Analysis of Somatic Evolution”.
On October 15, the British company Quacquarelli Symonds published the results of their annual rankings, “QS University: Emerging Europe and Central Asia 2020.
Registration has begun for the Open Doors: Russian Scholarship Project International Olympiad for graduate students. The Olympiad is a joint project for leading universities in Russia, including NSU.
NSU Physics Department graduates Nikolay Vinokurov and Andrei Gritsan became 2019 honorary members of the American Physical Society in the accelerator physics and elementary particle physics sectors
November 18–20, 2019 Novosibirsk State University will hold All-Russian Academic Conference “Civil War in Eastern Russia (November 1917 - December 1922)” with the participation of foreign guests.