On April 1, the finals of the “Changellenge Cup IT” case championship took place in Moscow.
On March 13–15, the XII International Forum for Dermatovenerologists and Cosmetologists (XII IFDC) was held in Moscow.
Novosibirsk State University is launching a new online course, “MOOC: How to Make a MOOC?” on the Coursera platform in English. The NSU team shows their work and the process of producing online courses at the University in detail.
Elena Vladimirovna Boldyreva, Doctor of Chemical Sciences, leading researcher at the G.K. Boreskov Institute of Catalysis SB RAS, and Head of the NSU Solid State Chemistry Section at the Department of Natural Sciences, will head the William Bragg International Prize Organizing Committee.
Amano Hiroshi, 2014 Nobel Laureate in Physics and Professor at Nagoya University, was awarded an honorary doctorate from Novosibirsk State University. Professor Hiroshi is the 20th scientist to receive this highest honor from NSU.
A team of interdisciplinary researchers established a chronology for the appearance of different groups of hominids in the Denisova Cave using various methods such as studying feldspar microcrystals.
NSU hosted the ODS-meet-up, “Natural Language Understanding (NLU) in Russian: ELMO vs. BERT”.
Back pain is a common condition with great social significance and poorly understood pathogenesis (causes). Research on this problem was conducted by members of the Theoretical and Applied Functional Genomics Laboratory (TAFGL) at the NSU Natural Sciences Department together with scientists from King's College London, United Kingdom, and scientists from the University of Washington, USA.
Giuseppe Lo Porto, Head of the Consulate General of Italy’s Department of Education in Moscow, came to NSU for an official visit. Issues related to a project to expand the study of the Italian language in Russia were discussed at the meeting.
NSU scientists Sergey Kobtsev, Boris Nyushkov, Dmitry Kolker, together with their colleagues Victor Pivtsov and Alexander Antropov, from the Institute of Laser Physics SB RAS, published an article, “Femtosecond 78-nm tunable Er: Fiber Laser Based Drop-shaped Resonator Topology”, in the “Journal of Light Wave Technology”. This is one of the leading journals in the field of laser technology.
The NSU Scientific-Educational Center “Evolution of the Earth” is the only modern complex of exhibition halls, exhibits and interactive systems beyond the Urals in Siberia.
NSU conducted the 2019 Winter School “Introduction to Multifactorial Disease Genomics” in cooperation with the Institute of Cytology and Genetics SB RAS, and the Usher Institute of Population Health Sciences and Informatics (University of Edinburgh, UK). The NSU Laboratory of Theoretical and Applied Functional Genomics (“Synthetic Biology” Strategic Academic Unity at the NSU Department of Natural Sciences) organized the school that was attended by undergraduates, graduate students and young researchers from Moscow, Irkutsk, Novosibirsk, and Kazakhstan. This year, School participants were able to not only listen to lectures on the genetics of complex human traits, but also take part in practical exercises, and prepare reports on the most relevant current topics.