From November 12 to 15, delegations from 13 leading Siberian universities attended the first “Salon for Higher Education in Siberia” in Paris. The event was organized by Novosibirsk State University with support from Rossotrudnichestvo, Tomsk State University, the Russian-French civil forum “Trianon Dialogue”, the French Embassy in Russia, the Russian Embassy in France, Campus France, and the Alliance Francaise.
The D-CTF 2019 international computer security competition finals were held in Bucharest (Romania) on November 7 to 8. The competition was part of DefCamp 2019, the annual information security conference.
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.