Novosibirsk State University launched a new course "Cryptography: Boolean Functions and Related Problems" on the Coursera educational platform.
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".
From November 23 to November 30, the 7th International Experimental Physics Olympiad (IEPhO-2019) was held in the Lepel District, Vitebsk Region in the Republic of Belarus. Several hundred students in grades 8-11 from Belarus, Russia, Armenia, and Bulgaria participated.
The NSU SESC high school team returned with four medals.
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.
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.
The 13th L'ORÉAL-UNESCO “For Women in Science Awards” was held in Moscow at the end of November. Ten young Russian felmale scientists received the awards designed to help talented and promising specialists in various fields of knowledge develop their scientific career in Russia. In 2019, the competition received 335 applications from 45 Russian cities. Among the winners were Senior Teachers at the NSU Physics Department Tatyana Kardash and Olesya Krumkacheva, as well as a researcher at the Natural Sciences Department Carbon Nanomaterials Laboratory Julia Fedoseyeva.
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.
Graduate students at the NSU Natural Sciences Department are once again among the winners at the International Biology Universiade. Sixty-seven teams from 30 universities in Russia, Kazakhstan, and Belarus took part in the competition.
From November 15-20, students from NSU’s Specialized Educational Scientific Center (SESC) High School participated in the GEOFEST -2019 international festival for the first time. The event was held at the largest school in the world in Lucknow, India.
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).
Boris Ilyushin, a junior researcher from the Novosibirsk State University’s Humanities Research Laboratory, has written a detailed biography sketch of Khan Mohammad-Amin, a significant figure in the history of the Kazan principality. His book, “Muhammad Amin – the King of Kazan: A Biographical Sketch” presents famous episodes in the life and political activity of the Khan. Ilyushin researched the book from September to December 2018.
Novosibirsk State University and the G. K. Boreskov Institute of Catalysis scientists published the book "Heterogeneous Catalysis of Redox Reactions", which presents the work of Novosibirsk Scientific Center specialists in the field of catalysis.