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NSU is Temporarily Switching to Distance Learning

In connection with the threat of the new 2019-nCoV coronavirus infection (COVID 19) spreading at NSU, the University is taking a number of preventative measures. In March, NSU’s traditional Open Day is canceled and the annual International Scientific Student Conference (ISSC-2020) will be rescheduled.

05.08.2020
SESC NSU Student Wins “Gold” at International Chemistry Olympiad SESC NSU Student Wins “Gold” at International Chemistry Olympiad

The 54th International Mendeleev Chemistry Olympiad for high school students took place in mid-July. Hosted by the Lomonosov Moscow State University Chemistry Department, it was the first to be held remotely with 130 students from 27 CIS countries, the Baltic States and South-Eastern Europe, participating. Stepan Epifantsev, a 10th grade student at SESC NSU, was a gold medalist.

04.08.2020
NSU Researchers Study How Proteins Collide with DNA NSU Researchers Study How Proteins Collide with DNA

Researchers at the NSU Natural Sciences Department’s Laboratory of Protein Engineering studied what happens when moving DNA polymerases, the proteins that copy genetic information, collide with other proteins that are tightly attached to DNA. The results of their work were published in the Swiss journal “Genes”.

27.07.2020
SESC NSU Participates in International Mathematical Modeling Competition SESC NSU Participates in International Mathematical Modeling Competition

An SESC team participated in the international stage of the International Mathematical Modeling Challenge (IMMC) for high school children. Two teams from Russia were among the 53 teams with representatives from 30 countries taking part in the traditionally remote competition.   


09.07.2020
NSU MA Graduate Research Helps Assess Poverty in Zambia NSU MA Graduate Research Helps Assess Poverty in Zambia

Owen Siyoto, an MA graduate of the Big Data Analytics & Artificial Intelligence Program at the NSU Mechanics and Mathematics Department, completed a thesis applying the learning transfer and ridge regression concepts to satellite imagery to predict poverty in Zambia.  

03.07.2020
Scientists Investigate Effect of Corticosteroid Hormones on Heart Surgery in Children Scientists Investigate Effect of Corticosteroid Hormones on Heart Surgery in Children

Russian scientists were part of an international team that conducted a study on the role of corticosteroid hormones (dexamethasone) on complications and mortality in children undergoing surgery for congenital heart defects. 

30.06.2020
The Mathematical Center in Akademgorodok will serve as a platform for coordinating cooperation between three institutes of the SB RAS and the Huawei company The Mathematical Center in Akademgorodok will serve as a platform for coordinating cooperation between three institutes of the SB RAS and the Huawei company

Three institutes of the Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences – Sobolev Institute of Mathematics, Institute of Computational Mathematics and Mathematical Geophysics, A. P. Ershov Institute of Informatics Systems – and Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. (Russia) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU). The Mathematical Center in Akademgorodok will become a centralised platform for communications and launching joint projects.

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