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.
M.V. Lomonosov Northern (Arctic) Federal University Rector, Elena Kudryashova attended the Russian rectors’ forum hosted by Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Chernyshenko. Titled “Manpower for Digital Economy”, the forum was held in Innopolis and gathered a large audience to its discussion of university training for digital economy and its staffing needs.
Applications for participation in Arctic Floating University-2021 can be submitted by researchers, undergraduates and graduate students until March 22, 2021. This year’s expedition will be run by Northern (Arctic) Federal University within the framework of the Year of Science and Technology and Russia’s 2021-2023 chairmanship – with the support from world-class Research and Education Center “The Russian Arctic: New materials, technologies and research methods”.
M.V. Lomonosov Northern (Arctic) Federal University has recently inaugurated a laboratory for computer-aided design of mines and quarries.
On 1-2 March 2021, NArFU participated in a kick-off meeting of the new international project "Future Oriented Chemistry/FOREST", which supported by the European Union. Interestingly, this is one of the three projects NARFU has the opportunity to participate in based upon the selection results for the 2020 Erasmus+ program call Capacity Building in the field of Higher Education.
From January 29 to February 28, 2021, the Department of the Russian Language and Speech Culture held an online crash course of the Russian language for Mongolian schoolchildren. The course was organized by the NArFU International Office at the initiative of the management of the project "Russian Education Fair" from the Tumed group and the Association of Graduates of Russian/Soviet Universities.