RUDN Agrarian and Technological Institute architecture project becomes leader at Erasmus+ Capacity Building contest
As a result of expert assessment TAURUS project (Training capacities in urban-rural interactions and sustainable city development) entered the 1st financing category (among 760 applications) with the budget of 882,000 Euro. The project is due to start this month.
TAURUS project will enable RUDN to elaborate new continuing education and Master’s programs and increase academic mobility of students and academics in TAURUS universities-partners. The project is aimed for ecologists, landscape architects, designers and managers in the field of urban sustainable development- specialist who will be in demand in various international organizations in Europe, China and Russia.
The application was made together with 6 universities from 5 countries:
Tuscia University (Italy),
Wageningen University (Netherlands),
University of Gottingen (Germany),
Nanjing Forestry University (China),
Fudjian Agriculture and Forestry University (China),
Russian State Agrarian University - Moscow Timiryazev Agricultural Academy (Russia),
Voronezh State University (Russia),
RUDN University – project coordinato among Russian universities-participants.
Erasmus+ Capacity Building – projects in the field of international higher education among partner universities aimed at modernizing and developing education in partner countries.
A mathematician from RUDN University developed a matrix representation of set functions. This approach is vivid and easy to check, and it makes the calculations easier. Among other things, the new development can be applied to cooperative game theory.
A chemist from RUDN University together with colleagues created a new type of two-dimensional nanofilm from an organic material called calixarene. The invention can be used as a protective coating in electronics and as a part of molecular filters. They also suggested a way of increasing the durability of such films with UV radiation.
A biologist from RUDN University confirmed that selenium nanoparticles and garlic extract can effectively reduce the negative impact of stress on the health of grass carp in the breeding industry.