Novosibirsk state university is the unique place where education and science intersect. These two fields are inseparable here: they help the University to move forward by opening the incredible opportunities for work and further studies to NSU students and graduates. The university closely cooperates with the research institutes: more than a hundred of research areas developed all over the world are available for our students to explore. This allows NSU students to engage in the real, serious science from early years of their study, and to become part of the international scientific community.
Novosibirsk state university holds the leading positions in physics and natural sciences, being among the world’s best universities. The leading positions are ensured by participation in international collaborations, as well as by the wide recognition of research outcomes. For example, in 2015 the European center for nuclear research chose to build a supercollider using the model developed by the scientists working at the Institute of nuclear physics (Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences), who are also NSU professors and graduates.
Together with the traditional scientific disciplines, new areas are now being developed at NSU: engineering, instrumentation, astrophysics, and many more. The university now demonstrates the increasing amount of publications and citations in international journals; the number of graduate students and young faculty members is also growing. And, of course, the location of NSU in the academic town (Akademgorodok) provides the intellectual environment for professional development of every student, creates the ground for the emergence of new interdisciplinary research areas, and for integration of science with business and society.
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”.
This is an annual event hosted by the Geology and Geophysics Department. It was designed for people of all ages and professions so that anyone interested in geography can test their knowledge of geography. Everyone is welcome; an English version will be available for foreign participants.
Professor Anna Marie Masyuk, University of Edinburgh specialist in development and international cooperation, will conduct a workshop on effective communication and popularization of science.