Scientists at the NSU V. Zelman Institute of Medicine and Psychology (VZIMP) conducted a survey on human behavior in the context of uncertainty due to COVID-19 pandemic.
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).
The XXVI International Mathematical Student Olympiad, organized by University College London and the American University in Bulgaria, took place in Blagoevgrad from July 28 to August 3. 77 teams took part and 110 higher educational institutions were represented in both team and individual competitions.
The program will familiarize students with modern paleontological and stratigraphic research including micro-paleontology, paleo-technology, and paleoecology.
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.
Students and their teacher from the new NSU interdisciplinary Master’s Program “Methodological Support of Physical Chemistry Studies of Condensed Phases” took part in the international High Pressure Techniques School that was conducted June 17-21 in Grenoble, France.
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.
On October 15, the British company Quacquarelli Symonds published the results of their annual rankings, “QS University: Emerging Europe and Central Asia 2020.
In Novosibirsk from June 29 to July 2, the “Bacteriophages. Microbiota Management” and “Biomedical Technologies” Symposiums were conducted together with the “Therapeutic Nucleic Acids” conference in honor of the 35th anniversary of the Institute of Chemical Biology and Fundamental Medicine SB RAS (ICBFM).
A delegation from SESC NSU (Lavrentyev Physics-Mathematics School) participated in the 16th International Students’ Science Fair ISSF-2020 in Thailand.
Novosibirsk State University was among only four Russian universities in the Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).
Anton Kolonin, Senior Lecturer in the Computing Section at NSU’s Department of Mathematics and Mechanics, taught his course “Applied Aspects of Social Data Processing (Social Computing)” to students at the School of Engineering, Computer Science, and Applied Mathematics at EISTI in Paris.