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).
Artem Fink and Alina Kapustina, second year undergraduate students at the Novosibirsk State University Department of Information Technology passed the qualifying rounds for the XII International Olympiad "IT-Planet 2018/19.
Novosibirsk biologists, together with foreign colleagues, sequenced and ordered the genome of the tallest creature on Earth, the Masai giraffe. Their research results were published in “GigaScience” Magazine.
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.
From August 24 to September 5, an archeology field school, "Multidisciplinary Methods of Studying the Stone Age Monuments", was organized in Kyrgyzstan as part of the International Archaeological Expedition. These field schools have taken place in Southern Kyrgyzstan since 2014.
From August 4 to 10, “Mathematics in Applications”, the largest mathematical conference in Siberia, was conducted in Akademgorodok. It was dedicated to the 90th birthday of Academician Sergei Konstantinovich Godunov, an outstanding scientist in the field of applied mathematics and mechanics. The Conference was organized by the Sobolev Institute of Mathematics SB RAS, Novosibirsk State University, and the Novosibirsk Mayor’s Department of Industry, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship.
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”.
S.L. Sobolev Institute of Mathematics SB RAS and Novosibirsk State University organized the “Maltsev Readings” international conference August 19 to 23 in Akademgorodok.
Daria Bochuk, a fourth year postgraduate student at the NSU Physics Department won the Best Poster Presentation prize at the IV International Conference on Nanophotonics and Metamaterials (METANANO).
NSU students and professors participated in the XXXII European Crystallographic Meeting including sections on crystallography. The Meeting took place in Vienna (Austria) from August 13 to 23.
Scientists from NSU’s Physics Laboratory and researchers from the Institute of Nuclear Physics SB RAS are modernizing the electronics of the Belle II detector calorimeter. Over the next five years the detector will collect and record unique data on particle physics.
An article by NSU academics was among the most downloaded articles in the highly rated (impact factor 3.866) Optics Letters scientific journal in July 2019.