ITMO University Moving Up in the Rankings
RAEX published its annual “University Reputations by Combined Subjects Rankings”. The agency put together a list of the top universities in seven combined subjects, such as “Engineering, Natural Sciences and Exact Sciences” or “Economics and Management”. ITMO University moved up to 4th place in the “Information Technology” ranking, and to 14th place in the “Technical Sciences, Engineering and Technology” ranking (up three places from last year).
The Beginning of Student Life: The Day You’ll Always Remember
The first day of the new academic year is full of remarkable events whether they are acquaintance with lecturers, supervisors, and future best friends as well as new requirements and forthcoming opportunities. Today when everybody celebrates the Knowledge Day, employees and lecturers look back at their first student days.
The Academic Council Announced Plans for the Future
The Academic Council’s session took place on August 30. Rector Vladimir Vasilyev commented on the results of 2016 Admission Campaign and talked about the most significant events of the previous academic year. The officials also discussed plans for the future – the main one is to develop a new educational model by 2017.
Dmitry Medvedev: “Higher Education Development” Forum’s Results to Form the Backbone of New Executive Orders
On August 26 ITMO University hosted the Forum “Higher Education Development” – the experts and officials discussed how universities can assist in the development of Russia’s regions, providing new research projects and implementing innovative technologies and educational techniques as well. At the end of the discussions, the moderators presented the results of the workshops to Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. Some 450 universities’ rectors, professors and lecturers from 60 Russian Universities came to St. Petersburg to take part in the forum.
Life-hacks for Studying Abroad: Students Share their Advices
ITMO University offers many opportunities for its students to study abroad. If you're diligent and ambitious, you should make use of them, even if you think you can't afford living abroad. Those who've already studied in another country and those who are only going to go there shared their advice.
The Master’s Program Enrollment Campaign: Bringing in Best Students and Training Elite Specialists
ITMO University provides Master’s Degree students with all the opportunities for research, participation in international exchange programs, acquiring actual professional and entrepreneurial skills and the like. To a great extent, this is possible thanks to the development of the “university for Master’s Degree and Post-Graduate students” concept which focuses on training highly professional specialists. Mr. Vladimir Nikiforov, Vice Rector for Research told us why ITMO U’s Master’s Programs are among the best in Russia and commented on the first results of the 2016 enrollment campaign.
Webometrics: ITMO Is Making its Way to the Top
The latest Webometrics Rankings of World Universities results of the top-1000 universities in the world are out. ITMO University has made significant progress since earlier this year, moving up 91 places overall, and also now placed 6th amongst Russian universities. At the same time, the methodology for the rankings has changed slightly affecting some universities negatively.
Webometrics: ITMO Makes it to Top-3 Russian Universities
The Webometrics Ranking of World Universities, an international ranking system, has published the results for two of its sub rankings– Ranking Web of Repositories and Top Universities by Google Scholar Citations. In both of them, ITMO University is now amongst Russia’s top three.
New Ways of Diagnosing Stomach Cancer
Chair of Photonics and Optical Information Technologies student, Anna Goryachuk, found a new application for terahertz radiation. She plans to use it to find cancerous growths and metastases. In her interview she talks about the process and its purposes.
Graphene: Material of the Future
ITMO Master's students are on the cutting edge of science, using the world’s thinnest, and nearly transparent material as a compact and efficient source of terahertz radiation. With this latest research, we will be able to make breakthroughs in medicine and offer the world incredibly high speed internet.
Modern Universities: How to Struggle for Leadership but Don't Lose Individuality
Currently top Russian universities look for answers for several crucial questions related to their development and success such as academic competitiveness and improvement planning. On 30 June - 1 July, 2016 ITMO University welcomed Russian and international higher education experts at Conference on Excellence Initiatives. The event was organized by Project 5-100.
More Than a Few Laughs: ITMO University Science Slam
Making science boring is easy, but making it fun and accessible to anyone takes true talent. Future scientific heavyweights sparred in the best humorous yet informative presentations of their work at the Science Slam Finals that took place on April 15 at ITMO University, wrapping up V National Congress of Young Scientists.
Fifth All-Russian Congress of Young Scientists: Space, Nano Chemistry and Time Control
All-Russian Congress of Young Scientists has opened its` doors for the fifth time! This year more than 2, 000 young researchers will present their papers, take part in various workshops and sessions as well as discuss state-of-the-art topics connected with IT, physics, biology and economics.
Engineer + Businessman = Tech Entrepreuner
On the 11 April, at ITMO University's Department of Technology Management and Innovations, an online broadcast of the Chairman of the RUSANO Board, Anatoly Chubais's lecture on the theme "Technological Entrepreunership and Global Technological Trends". He talk about how technological entrepreunership differs from typical business and about the future of innovation in Russia.