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22 Oct
A Chemist from RUDN University Developed a New Method for Combating Antibiotic Resistance in Microbes

Bacteria in biofilms are 1,000 times more resistant to antibiotics, disinfectants, mechanical treatment, and other types of stress. A chemist from RUDN University suggested a method to prevent the formation of biofilms and reduce the resistance of bacteria to antimicrobial medications. This might help increase the efficiency of antibacterial treatment in the food industry, medicine, and agriculture.

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21 Oct
RUDN University is in the top 150 best universities in the world according to the THE Emerging Economies rankings

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia entered the top 150 best universities in the world according to the Times Higher Education Emerging Economies University Rankings 2022 (THE Emerging Economies 2022), moving up 35 positions and taking the 144th place.

Science
20 Oct
RUDN University Professor Suggested how to Clean Up Space Debris

A specialist in spacecraft movement control analyzed the process of placing vehicle stages, boosters, and other space debris into the so-called disposal orbit and suggested cleaning lower orbits up with a spacecraft that has modules with engine units on board. These modules will attach to space debris objects and move them away. As for the geostationary orbit, a preferable way to clean it up would be a towing spacecraft that transports space debris objects into the disposal orbit.

About RUDN
18 Oct
THE rankings: RUDN University is in the top 500 best universities in "Social Sciences"

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia is one of the world’s leading universities in the field of Social Sciences. This became known after the publication of the THE World University Rankings by Subject 2022: Social Sciences. In Social Sciences RUDN University is in the group 401-500. The university improved its positions by 100 points during one year.

Science
14 Oct
A Biologist from RUDN University Found Sex Differences in Inflammatory Reactions in Rat Pups

A biologist from RUDN University studied the development of the immune response in prepubertal male and female animals. According to her, the severity and mortality of infectious and inflammatory diseases at this age depend not on the sex hormones, but mainly on the chromosome set or karyotype.

Science
11 Oct
Chemist Benjamin List: the Nobel Prize in chemistry and a visit to RUDN University

October 6, the Nobel Committee announced the 2021 Nobel Prize Winners in Chemistry. They were scientists Benjamin List (Germany) and David Macmillan (USA) for new methods of molecular synthesis. RUDN chemists know Professor Liszt personally — in 2019, the researcher came to participate in the university conference.

Science
11 Oct
Nobel Prize in Medicine awarded for receptor research

The Nobel Committee in Stockholm has named the laureates in Medicine — David Julius and Ardem Patapoutian. They discovered how temperature or touch, for example, is transformed into human sensations.

About RUDN
08 Oct
THE WUR by Subject: RUDN has strengthened its position in the list of the best universities in the world in the field of "Engineering and Technology"

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia is represented in two subject rankings of THE World University Rankings by Subject 2022: Engineering and Technology in the 501-600 group and Computer Science in the 601-800 group.

Science
07 Oct
A RUDN University Physicist Simplified the Einstein-Lovelock Theory for Black Holes

Allowing for quantum corrections, the Einstein-Lovelock theory describes black holes with an equation that contains an infinite number of terms. However, according to a RUDN University physicist, the geometry of a black hole in this theory can be presented in a compact form, and a limited number of terms can suffice to describe the observed values. This could help scientists study black holes in theories with quantum corrections to Einstein’s equations.

Science
01 Oct
Mowing Is More Harmful to Soil Than Grazing

A team of biologists analyzed soil samples from a pasture and a regularly mowed meadow and found out that grazing lets more carbon get into the soil than mowing. This, in turn, improves the carbon cycle and makes microorganisms more efficient.

Life in RUDN
30 Sep
RUDN and FISU: sports track at the university

Winter and summer Universiades (World Student Games), championships and world cups among students, more than 60 sports and athletes from 150 countries — this is all about FISU. FISU is the International University Sports Federation, promoting sports activities among students around the world. Read our article about FISU and student sports.

About RUDN
27 Sep
RUDN University is among the leading universities in the world in graduate employment

Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia has strengthened its position in the QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2022. RUDN University is 126th in the world in “Employment of graduates”.