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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.

Science
01 Jun
RUDN scientists proposed using satellite images to assess the state of chernozems

RUDN scientists have traced the changes that have occurred in the chernozems of the Belgorod region over the past 35 years. During soil degradation, they often change color, and this allowed specialists to assess their condition from satellite images. This method will help to quickly identify the deterioration of the soil and regulate its use in order to increase the efficiency of cultivation.

About RUDN
30 May
RUDN University enters the TOP-50 legendary brands of Russia

RUDN University was included in the list of winners in “Our Legends” nomination of the 50 Legendary Brands award from the “Komsomolskaya Pravda” media group. The people’s jury is more than 5 million readers of “Komsomolskaya Pravda” determined who was worthy of the award.

Science
27 May
Scientists report new hydrogel to protect wounds from germs

RUDN University and Shahid Beheshti University (SBU) chemist together with colleagues from Iran created a hydrogel film for wound dressing. It protects the wound from germs and is harmless to healthy tissues. Moreover, its porous structure can hold antibiotic, which kills dangerous microorganisms and provide additional protection.

Science
26 May
RUDN University Chemist Creates Powerful Antimicrobial Drug Many Times More Effective Than Existing Ones

RUDN University chemist together with colleagues from Poland created a compound based on silver and organic ligands. Potentially, it may help fight viruses and bacteria many times more effectively than existing drugs.

Science
26 May
RUDN University Engineers Propose a New Approach for Accounting Plastic Anisotropy in the Theoretical Description of Metal Forming Processes

RUDN University engineers have shown that theoretical calculations traditionally used to describe the compression of metal work pieces, do not take into account an important property of materials. Scientists have proposed a new approach that considered the missing property and showed that the final result in this case changes by 15-20%.

Education
24 May
“It is difficult to convey to people the idea of conserving the earth’s resources,” Anastasia Voevodina, student at RUDN Institute of Environmental Engineering

Anastasia Voevodina, a third-year student at the RUDN University Institute of Ecology, treats environmental issues with great responsibility. The girl successfully combines her studies with volunteer activities.

Life in RUDN
24 May
“I love to create something new — I have found my place in science,” Ngbala-Okpabi Obarijima Godwin Samuel, student of the Engineering Academy of RUDN University

Obarijima came from Nigeria and entered RUDN in 2016. Now he is studying in the first year of the master’s program at the Engineering academy and has already managed to register a patent. Read his interview about why he decided to study in Russia, about registering a patent and about VR5 engines.

Career
24 May
RUDN University Professor Aslan Abashidze Elected Member of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

April 13, 2022, at a meeting of the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations (UN) in New York, Professor Aslan Abashidze, Head of the Department of International Law of RUDN Institute of Law was elected member of the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights for the fourth time for four year (2023-2026).

Life in RUDN
23 May
A kaleidoscope of cultures and events: what do you remember about Planet South-West 2022?

May 14, RUDN University hosted the 34th Planet South-West festival. Patrice Lumumba square gathered more than 3 thousand guests. 500 students prepared exhibitions from 61 countries and a concert of 53 numbers. The most popular groups of RUDN Interclub — from “Rhythms of Friendship” and “Rainbow” to the folk group “Krapiva” and the Caucasian Dance Studio greeted the guests with songs and dances.

Life in RUDN
23 May
Victoria Orlova, a student at RUDN Medical Institute: During four courses of study I have been thinking “Why is the profession of a nurse so underestimated?”

It is widely believed that a nurse is supposed to give and bring. But this is absolutely not true. My name is Victoria Orlova, I am a 4th year student of the Medical Institute of the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia, majoring in “Nursing”.

Science
18 May
A leap into the Future. Implications and challenges in teaching Languages for Specific Purpose

On May 17, 2022, the Interdepartmental academic and methodological online seminar of the Commission for Foreign Languages of the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN University) organized by the Foreign Languages Department of the Agrarian and Technological Institute of RUDN University was held via Microsoft Teams.