RUDN – large research center

Laboratories and centres with state-of-the-art equipment, full-employment PhD program,
university’s research project management system, joint research with leading
Russian and international scientists and scholars,
research teams’ financial support –
development vector of a research university.

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News
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Science
23 Sep
RUDN chemist creates catalyst to produce anti-mosquito substances

A chemist from RUDN University has developed a catalyst for the production of eugenol acetate, a substance that destroys the larvae of mosquitoes transmitting dangerous diseases, being a safe chemical for human health.

Science
18 Sep
RUDN soil scientists developed a new method for assessing soil fertility

RUDN soil scientists have revealed a direct correlation between the rate of soil formation of carbon dioxide, called CO2 emissions, and the content of microbial biomass in it. It is known that CO2 emission from soil is mainly conditioned by respiration of soil microorganisms and plant roots. The more CO2 soil emits, the more microbial biomass it usually contains. It was shown that CO2 emission by chernozem of different ecosystems (or different types of land use) correlates with the content of microbial biomass, and most closely with the rate of its microbial respiration. And the soil with good microbial properties has the “best quality”, is more fertile, provides the highest yield of crops and other plant biomass.

Science
17 Sep
RUDN chemist developed a new catalyst for “green” biofuels

A RUDN chemist has synthesized a catalyst for the production of gamma-valerolactone — an energy-intensive “green” biofuel. The catalyst based on zirconium dioxide and zeolite has shown high efficiency in converting the waste of wood plant materials — methyl levulinate — to gamma-valerolactone.

Events
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2020
20 - 21 Nov
All-Russian with international participation student conference "Geoecology: theory and practice"
The conference is held based on the results of field practice of students. A wide range of issues in the field of geoecology will be considered, issues of conducting practices, obtaining materials during practices and analyzing the information received, including using modern GIS technologies, will be discussed.
Direction: Science
Event format: Сonference
2020
20 Nov
7th International Scientific Interdisciplinary Conference on Research and Methodology «Functional Aspects of Intercultural Communication. Translation and Interpreting Issues»
Goal of the Conference - to reveal the diversity of functional aspects of intercultural communication within the process of world education integration, to focus on translation and interpreting issues in the conditions of the modern society.
2020
10 - 12 Nov
International Scientific Forum «Questions of Modern Linguistics and the Study of Foreign Languages in the Age of Artificial Intelligence»
The key goal of this international forum is to systematically consider and discuss issues related to the development of theoretical and applied linguistics in the first quarter of the 21st century in their relationship with information technologies and evolving methods of cognition of artificial intelligence; professional discussion of issues related to effective teaching and learning of foreign languages through IT technologies; consideration of scientific problems dedicated to the current state of translation studies as an independent humanitarian interdisciplinary branch of knowledge, as well as the basics of translation activities in the digital age.
Direction: Science
Event format: Forum