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Visit to the RUDN University of the invited professor Syuzanna Harutyunyan
Visit to the RUDN University of the invited professor Syuzanna Harutyunyan
13 November, 2017 Syuzanna Harutyunyan, Professor, Doctor of Stratingh Institute for Chemistry of Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Groningen, Netherlands, author of more than 50 works in the field of catalysis, Recipient of the Royal Society of Chemistry Homogeneous Catalysis Award (2017), Recipient of the KNCV Gold Medal (2016) told the lecture «Copper catalysed enantioselective synthesis of functional molecules: control over selectivity and reactivity» for students, postgraduate students and staff of the Faculty of Science.

13 November, 2017 Syuzanna Harutyunyan, Professor, Doctor of Stratingh Institute for Chemistry of Faculty of Science and Engineering, University of Groningen, Netherlands, author of more than 50 works in the field of catalysis, Recipient of the Royal Society of Chemistry Homogeneous Catalysis Award (2017), Recipient of the KNCV Gold Medal (2016) told the lecture «Copper catalysed enantioselective synthesis of functional molecules: control over selectivity and reactivity» for students, postgraduate students and staff of the Faculty of Science.

  Research program of Professor Harutyunyan’s group is aimed at the development of novel catalysis concepts for the asymmetric synthesis of chiral functional molecules. In 2011 her group introduced an entirely new role for Cu (I)-based catalysts, facilitating highly enantioselective carbon-carbon bond forming reactions between organometallics and enolisable carbonyl as well as imine compounds. Following this initial discovery, they established Cu(I)-catalysis, in combination with Lewis acids/Grignard reagent, as a powerful tool to tackle the reactivity of inherently unreactive substrates for carbon-carbon bond forming reactions. In this lecture brilliant scientist will focus on how we can use these concepts to access highly demanded and valuable chiral heteroarenes and amides, as well as tertiary alcohols and amines, in catalytic and enantioselective fashion and mechanistic studies.

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03 Nov 2017
The conference was attended by more than 100 participants from the United States, Russia, Egypt, Australia, India, Mexico, South Africa, Nepal. The main topics were dedicated to issues of diabetes and metabolic disorders, complications of diabetes, modern methods of prevention and treatment
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20 Jul
Corpus linguistics for teaching at an advanced level: professor Michael McCarthy spoke about the use of corpora in teaching

On April 25, an online seminar was held by Professor Michael McCarthy on the topic “Corpora and the Advanced Level: Bridges to Specialization”. The possibility of using corpora in teaching advanced-level students is already on the agenda.

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20 Jul
RUDN held the Student Research School 2020 at Foreign Languages Institute

On May 15 and 18, more than 100 undergraduate and graduate students of the Foreign Languages Institute participated in the new format of the Student Research School 2020. The things that rallied the participants included not only the remote format on Microsoft Teams platform, which had already become familiar, but also the presentation of the material in a simple, clear language. The speakers were the students themselves.

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02 Apr
Communicative Actions of Specialists Working with Migrants: Theoretical Foundations and Practices

On February 10-14 the course of lectures Communicative Actions of Specialists Working with Migrants: Theoretical Foundations and Practices took place at the Institute of Modern Languages, Intercultural Communication and Migration. Anne Delizee, Associate Professor at Mons University (Belgium), conducted eight classes for students of the Migration Processes and Intercultural Communication Master Program.

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