Last week, experts of the international NARFU project De-Concrete: Eco-Efficient Arctic Technologies Cooperation made a visit to Tomsk State University of Architecture and Building (TSUAB) to present the intermediate project results and discuss the prospects of research cooperation with the NARFU Higher School of Engineering.
In the run-up to the Third Arctic Science Ministerial in Tokyo in May 2021, its organizers and stakeholders held their scheduled webinar yesterday – one in a series designed to increase transparency of the Arctic Science Ministerial science process and to provide additional opportunities for scientists, Indigenous Peoples and Arctic research stakeholders to further engage with the science.
NArFU Development Fund’s project “Summer School on Solovki: Integrated Development of a Territory with a Unique Natural, Historical and Cultural Heritage” has made it to the list of winners of the Solovki Museum’s educational project call.
In accordance with the Order of the RF Government dated 16 March 2021 № 639-р international students, postgraduates, medical residents and preparatory department students are now allowed to return to Russia and resume their studies in a face-to-face format.
Staff members and PhD students of Higher School of Natural Sciences and Technologies took part in the International online Graduate Seminar on Climate Change Impacts and Responses in the Arctic on the 29th of March 2021
The seminar was organized by Climate Adaptation and Resilience Lab, University of Alberta and Canada Research Chair in Cumulative Impacts of Environmental Change, University of Northern British Columbia.
Good teamwork in Smart City online hackathon, organized with the support Kolarctic-funded project Disruptive Information Technologies for Barents Euro-Arctic Region, landed two Information Systems and Technologies majors at NArFU Higher School of Information Technologies and Automated Systems, Artem Anashchenko and Dmitry Khozyainov, the opportunity to do an online internship at IT company BETA, a member of Russia’s software developer group RUSSOFT.
Living Laboratory in Climate Change/LiLaCC, a project supported by the European Union’s Erasmus+ / Capacity Building in the Field of Higher Education, https://www.facebook.com/livinglaboratoryinclimatechange, has recently gathered its partners — (Sweden), Northern (Arctic) Federal University, Lappeenranta University of Technology (Finland), ITMO University (Russia), Stellenbosch University (South Africa) and the University of KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa) — for a joint meeting to discuss the common approach to creating the international educational products and the possible paths for implementing the online course in disruptive technologies for climate change mitigation, which is currently being developed by the project partners.
On March 19, 2021, International round table "Social Networks in Higher Education: Entertainment or Actual Help in Learning a Foreign Language?" took place. The round table was organized by the NArFU Higher School of Social Sciences, Humanities and International Communication (Arkhangelsk) and Lectorate of the German Academic Exchange Service (UrFU, Yekaterinburg) and was held online.
In 2021, online meetings of NArFU students with students of Ohio State University (Columbus) learning Russian were resumed. The Department of English Philology, Nordic Languages and Language Pedagogy joined the project "Open Bridge" in 2018. In the course of the project, NArFU students learning English and OSU students keen on the Russian language and Russian culture discuss through spacebridge in Russian and English different topics that interest young people from both sides of the ocean.
Ice Operations, a collaborative research project funded by the EU-Russia Cross-Border Cooperation Program KOLARCTIC and pursued by an international consortium consisting of SINTEF Narvik A.S. (Norway), NArFU, Luleå University of Technology, Finnish Meteorological Institute, Storvik & Co OY, Oil and Gas Suppliers Association SOZVEZDYE, sees its overall goas as promoting industrial development in the Arctic areas.
We are Looking forward to Welcoming You at the Congress Dedicated to the Problems of Historical Sources Interpretation
From May 20 to May 22, 2021, the 3rd All-Russian Interdisciplinary Youth Congress "Problems of Historical Sources Interpretation" will be held at the Northern (Arctic) Federal University.
On March 10, the Student Scientific Society of the Higher School of Social Sciences, Humanities and International Communication organized a workshop dedicated to the Day of Archives in Russia.
Last week, upon the invitation from the University of Oxford, the researchers at NArFU contributed to Oxford University Polar Forum, whose recent series of seminars was devoted to the Russian Arctic.
Last week, NArFU employees, at the invitation of professors from the University of Oxford, took part in the Oxford University Polar Forum, the topic of which this semester was the Russian Arctic.
On March 11, 2021, in Dudinka (Krasnoyarsk Region), a meeting was held between the leaders of the Taymyr indigenous communities and representatives of the Arctic Development Project Officeduring which the results of the study of fish samples from the Norilo-Pyasinsk water system were announced.
University 20.35 is a three-month crash course to submerge its participants into the world of technology and R&D. Students are free to apply until March 15.