Arctic Floating University 2021 has completed its voyage, having covered its planned route: Arkhangelsk – Novaya Zemlya (Malye Karmakuly Polar station, Cape Zhelaniya) – Franz Josef Land (Hayes Island, Hooker Island and Bell Island) – Arkhangelsk.
The students and faculty of NArFU Higher School of Information Technologies and Automated Systems have introduced the open-air Drugoy Festival, held in Petrovsky Park in Arkhangelsk, to IT Park Digital Arctic.
DeConcrete experts finalized project activity for the period of 9 months and made plans for the summer.
In compliance with the key strategic objective of the DeConcrete project, the works were carried out in close cooperation between all project partners (Russia, Norway, Finland). The experimental results obtained during the project are reflected in five research papers, reports, presentations, and recommendations. The experts took part in more than 10 seminars, workshops, exhibitions, and meetings organized to present the project objectives.
NArFU hosted the II International PhD School “Russia in the Arctic Dialogue: Local and Global Context”.
The II International PhD School “Russia in the Arctic Dialogue: Local and Global Context” was hosted online by the Northern Arctic Federal University as a side event of the X International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS Х).
M.V. Lomonosov Northern (Arctic) Federal University is hosting the X International Congress of Arctic Social Sciences (ICASS), organized by the International Arctic Social Sciences Association (IASSA) every three years.
The event was held within the framework of Living Laboratory in Climate Change/LiLaCC, a project intended to develop an online course in disruptive information technologies for climate change decision-making.
In a recently held meeting of Ice Operations project, the partners have presented the results of comprehensive research that involves the intellectual resources and the infrastructures available to them in Russia, Norway, Finland and Sweden, designed to produce up-to-date forecasts of the ice impact likely to be experienced by the Arctic development projects in the northern seas and to facilitate the economic risk-related decision-making.
On 17-21 May, 2021 team of NArFU take part in Open Inter-university WorldSkills Championship in Moscow Pedagogical State University in the category "Technologies of Physical Development". It consisted of competitor Ksenia Kurengina, a fourth-year student of the Higher School of Psychology, Pedagogy and Physical Education and expert Irina Varentsova, Associate Professor of the Department of Physical Education.
The 3rd All-Russian Congress Dedicated to the Issues of Historical Sources Interpretation was Held in NArFU.
From May 20 to May 22, the Higher School of Social Sciences, Humanities and International Communication hosted the participants of the 3rd All-Russian Interdisciplinary Youth Congress "Issues of Historical Sources Interpretation". The traditions of the congress were started at the Pomor University, when the conference of the same name began to take place.
Scientific Networking of all 10 Russian Federal Universities in the Field of Applied Linguistics Continues Successfully
On 14th May, 2021, another event took place within the framework of the all-Russian project of scientific networking in the field of applied linguistics and pedagogy of professional training. Namely, a large in the structure and content video forum of the federal universities was held. It was an all-Russian scientific and practical conference on the theme "Scientific Collaboration of the Federal Universities on Bachelor’s Programes in the Field of Applied Linguistics in the Context of Digitalization". The event was organised by the Department of Translation Studies and Applied Linguistics of the Higher School of Social Sciences, Humanities and International Communication and scientific and educational center “Integrative Translation Studies in Sub-Arctic Dimension” of NArFU named after M. Lomonosov.
An activity on the agenda of the UArctic’s Thematic Network on Health and Well-Being, the scientific session The Arctic Contributing Toward WHO Decade of Healthy Ageing 2020-2030 was led by Professor Elena Golubeva (NArFU) and postdoctoral researcher Anastasia Emelyanova (University of Oulu).
Konstantin Zaykov, Professor of the Department of Regional Studies, International Relations and Political Science at Lomonosov Northern Arctic Federal University (NARFU), talked to Arctic.ru correspondent Kristina Khramtsova about how the Arkhangelsk Region is benefitting from participation in the state program for the development of the Arctic, what obstacles stand in the way of implementation and how they can be overcome.
The First Issue of the Unique Professional Development Program "The Humanitarian Dimension of the Russian Arctic" was Held at NArFU
As part of The 9th All-Russian Scientific and Practical Conference "Development of the North-Arctic Region: History and Traditions of the Arctic Peoples in Changing Climatic Conditions" held on April 29-30, 2021, on the basis of NArFU the first launch of the short-term professional development program "The Humanitarian Dimension of the Russian Arctic" has been successfully implemented. The program was organised by the Higher School of Social Sciences, Humanities and International Communication of NArFU, as there is a demand for advanced training of university teachers and researchers in this particular subject area.
An Online Meeting of Students of NArFU with Members of the Union of Journalists of the Arkhangelsk Region Viktor Tolkachev and Andrey Zhdanov Took Place
On May 11 Scientific Library named after E. I. Ovsyankin hosted an online meeting of 3rd-year journalism students with the chairman of the Union of Journalists Viktor Tolkachev and a member of the Union of Journalists, editor-in-chief of the journal "Magazine" Andrey Zhdanov.
On 28 April, 2021, another meeting of translation workshop was held. This time students and teachers of the Department of Translation Studies and Applied Linguistics and scientific and educational center “Integrative Translation Studies in Sub-Arctic Dimension” met with Igor Khramov, member of Union of Translators of Russia since 2001. Igor Khramov translated "The Pious Dance" by Klaus Mann, "Arne's Heritage" by Siegfried Lenz, short stories by Stefan Heym "Women always disappear/men are always to blame", reports of A. Schmorell's interrogation, hero of German resistance, in a Gestapo prison.
At NArFU Scientists Discussed Issues of Preserving Historic and Cultural Heritage in the Changing Climatic Conditions
On April 30, 2021, The IX All-Russian Conference "Development of the North-Arctic Region: History and Traditions of the Arctic Peoples in Changing Climatic Conditions" completed its work. It was organised by the Higher School of Social Sciences, Humanities and International Communication of NArFU in cooperation with the National Arctic Research and Education Consortium, Petrozavodsk State University, Murmansk Arctic State University, Pitirim Sorokin Syktyvkar State University. The conference was attended by scientists from the Northern (Arctic) Federal University, Karelian Research Centre of Russian Academy of Sciences, Centre of Arctic Exploration, Department of Country Studies of the Institute of Europe of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow Institute of Architecture (State Academy) (Moscow), Petrozavodsk State University, Saint Petersburg State University and other educational and scientific establishments. In general, the conference brought together 171 researchers from 10 different cities of Russia and other countries.