12th International Conference on Gravitation, Astrophysics and Cosmology “ICGAC-12”
12th International Conference on Gravitation, Astrophysics and Cosmology “ICGAC-12" From June 28 to July 5 the 12th International Conference on Gravitation, Astrophysics and Cosmology “ICGAC-12” will be held in RUDN University’s main building. The conference is organized jointly with the Russian Gravitational Society, Centre for Gravitation and Fundamental Metrology (ВНИИМС) and the Laboratory of Theoretical Physics (JINR, Dubna). The conference program will include plenary and sectional reports on the latest achievements in the field of gravitation, cosmology and astrophysics, interactions’ aggregation patterns, superstring theory and the M-theory, dark matter and dark energy, "black holes" and "wormholes", gravitational experiments and fundamental physical constants. These are progressive areas of modern fundamental research in physics and astronomy, in which Russian scientists’ works are acknowledged on a high international level. The conference is expected to be attended by about 150 people, including both Russian and foreign well-known scientists and young professionals. Conference abstracts and proceedings will be published as a result of the event.
December 28, RUDN University Rector Oleg Yastrebov and QS World Merit Head of Partnerships Zoya Zaitseva signed an agreement on large-scale cooperation in achieving 17 sustainable development goals identified by the UN.
In a year, RUDN University rose from 43 to 31 place in the international QS University Rankings: Emerging Europe & Central Asia 2022. Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia showed the best results in international scientific relations, academic reputation and employer reputation categories.
RUDN has risen to the 28th position in the international ranking of environmentally friendly universities UI GreenMetric 2021 remaining the “greenest” university in Russia. This is the best result in the history of the university’s ranking participation since 2011. The list of the “greenest” universities was published on December 14. There are 956 universities from 80 countries, including 54 universities from Russia. The goal of the UI GreenMetric — assess universities according to campus development ecological sustainability and the energy-saving model of university management.