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Science
04 Jul
RUDN University Scientists Fit Pets in the Classification of Ecosystem Services

RUDN University scientists conducted a survey among residents of Moscow and found out the reasons why they have pets. The results proved that pets should be included in the classification of ecosystem services. This will help to consider the interests of pet owners in urban planning and management.

Science
27 Jun
RUDN Mathematicians: 5G will cope with traffic when using WiGig

RUDN mathematicians investigated the possibility of combining 5 GNR technology and WiGig — a high-frequency range that allows you to transfer data at speeds up to 10 Gbps. This will smooth traffic fluctuations in 5Gnetworks and cope with user requests.

About RUDN
27 Jun
RUDN University and Roskachestvo sign a cooperation agreement

June 21, RUDN Rector Oleg Yastrebov and the head of Roskachestvo Maxim Protasov signed a cooperation agreement.

Alumni
27 Jun
“I liked walking around snowy Moscow, especially after buying a warm jacket and gloves,” says Jorge Marco Calderon Verduga, RUDN Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences graduate

Marco Calderon Verduga came to Russia from Ecuador. He graduated with a bachelor’s and master’s degree in Political Science from the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia. Read an interview about the choice of university and adaptation in Moscow.

About RUDN
24 Jun
RUR World University Ranking 2022: RUDN University in the top 100 best universities in the world in terms of teaching quality

RUDN University has risen from 401 to 361 place in the international RUR World University Ranking 2022 over the year. Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia entered the top 100 universities in terms of “Teaching Quality”, ranking 95th in the world and 8th among Russian universities. In total, 1,024 universities were ranked in 2022 (869 in 2021).

Science
23 Jun
Scientists Reveal the Water Column of the Yamal Lakes Can Be a Microbial Filter

Scientists from the Winogradsky Institute of Microbiology RAS, RUDN University, St. Petersburg State University and the Tyumen Scientific Centre SB RAS studied the microbial communities from several lakes of the Yamal Peninsula. It turned out that methanotrophs (bacteria that use methane as a source of energy) consume methane more actively in the deep mature lakes of the peninsula than in small thermokarst lakes. In this regard, methane emissions into the atmosphere from the surface of deep lakes are low, and only small (relatively younger thermokarst lakes with constitutional ground ice) can make a significant contribution to methane emissions in the north of Western Siberia. Thus, bacteria perform an important function for the climate balance — they reduce the emission of methane into the atmosphere.

Alumni
22 Jun
“In Russia, I saw the sea for the first time!” — Aaron Mweva Kasonde from Zambia, student of the Faculty of Economics of RUDN University

Aaron’s list of achievements consists of 20 items: participation in a dozen professional events, certificates for achievements in studies and research, 3 scientific articles. In 2022, Aaron is graduating from the Faculty of Economics of the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia with a degree in Economics. Read an interview to know why an African student decided to study in Russia.

Science
20 Jun
RUDN University Physicists Determine the Optimal Conditions for Holding High-Energy Plasma Clouds in Pyrotron

RUDN University physicists have described the conditions for the most efficient operation of long mirror-based variant of cyclotron in the autoresonance mode. These data will bring better understanding of plasma processes in magnetic traps.

International cooperation
17 Jun
RUDN becomes member of the International Federation of Translators FIT-IFT

The World Legislative Congress of the International Federation of Translators (FIT-IFT) officially approved the membership of RUDN University.

Science
16 Jun
The new protocol will allow to obtain bioactive compounds bypassing by-products

Chemists from Russia and the USA have improved the method of creating bioactive indole-acetonitrile compounds. Previously, in the course of their synthesis, by-products were obtained — a new method allows them to be avoided. This increases the yield of the final product to 81%.

Science
15 Jun
RUDN University Doctors Find Out Gene Alterations that Can Lead to Restenosis

RUDN University doctors have identified genetic features that may affect the susceptibility to reoccurring stenosis (luminal renarrowing) after stent deployment. The results will help to determine the risk of restenosis and choose a personalized therapy more accurately.

Science
14 Jun
RUDN chemists have created a reusable switch catalyst for the synthesis of two different compounds

RUDN chemists have created a reusable catalyst for the oxidation of sulfides for the synthesis of drugs, dyes and other compounds. It can “switch” the final product and provides “green” reaction conditions.