Science and Education Digital Development Institute (SEDDI)
Science and Education Digital Development Institute (SEDDI)
Science and Education Digital Development Institute was established to provide support and implementation of programmes in the field of digital transformation of science and education, as well as multidisciplinary support for public authorities, the University and scientific community with research, consulting, expert and analytical work in the field of digital and online technologies in the educational and scientific process.

The Institute takes an active part in the development of the most important scientific and educational issues, problems, activities, and solving applied problems of improving, developing, and integrating digital technologies, platforms, services, and solutions in accordance with the main directions of strategic development of the Russian Federation.

The Institute operates several key areas in which fundamental, search, applied research and development are carried out.
Director
Antony Shvindt
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Science
18 Feb
RUDN University physicists analyzed the role of gravity in elementary particles formation

Gravity might play a bigger role in the formation of elementary particles than scientists used to believe. A team of physicists from RUDN University obtained some solutions of semi-classical models that describe particle-like waves. They also calculated the ratio between the gravitational interaction of particles and the interaction of their charges.

Science
15 Feb
Iron Is to Blame for Carbon Dioxide Emissions from the Soil, Says a Soil Scientists from RUDN University

Iron minerals and bacteria can be the main agents of carbon dioxide emissions from the soil. A soil scientist from RUDN University made this conclusion after studying the process of organic plant waste decomposition of the micro-level. Iron and hydrogen peroxide enter into a reaction, as a result of which active oxygen forms (oxygen radicals) are formed. The radicals destroy plant waste in the soil and promote carbon dioxide emissions.

Science
10 Feb
RUDN University Soil Scientist: Deforestation Affects the Bacterial Composition of the Soil

A soil scientist from RUDN University studied the effect of forest conversion on the properties of the soil: its acidity, carbon and nitrogen resources, bacterial composition, and the activity of microorganisms. The study can help improve the methods of soil cultivation after deforestation, namely, select the best fertilizers, prevent erosion, slow down nutrient depletion, and balance the composition of the bacterial community.