Method of digital global soil mapping and creating world soil map- questions to be discussed by young scientists in the frame RUDN Summer school on digital soil mapping
The project features lectures and practical classes held by scientists of the leading universities of the USA (TOP-60 QS), Australia (TOP-50 QS), Netherlands (TOP-150 QS), Italy and professors of RUDN Agrarian-technological Institute.
August 22 -31 RUDN hosts Summer school on digital soil mapping for graduate and postgraduate students of Moscow.The project features lectures and practical classes held by scientists of the leading universities of the USA (TOP-60 QS), Australia (TOP-50 QS), Netherlands (TOP-150 QS), Italy and professors of RUDN Agrarian-technological Institute.
The latest soil map of the world was created in 1985 году. Since then new knowledge and technologies have caused the necessity to create a new map. A special consortium of universities and research institutes is elaborating the map and testing it out different regions. One of the key tasks of the consortium is involving young people in its work.
The summer school is organized by RUDN Agrarian-technological Institute together with V.Dokuchaev Soil Institute with the support of Russian Scientific foundation.
The new list of federal innovation sites (FIS) of the Russian Federation includes 30 new organizations. Among them is the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia. This became possible thanks to the development of the Digital Preparatory Faculty of RUDN University.
RUDN rose to the 26th position in the UI GreenMetric 2022 ranking and confirmed the status of the “greenest” university in Russia. The ranking includes 1,050 world universities, of which 52 are Russian.
Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia is represented in all 16 subject rankings and in five out of six subject profiles of the Expert Analytical Center ranking. RUDN University showed the best results in the following areas: “Ecology” and “Agriculture and Biological Sciences” — 1st place. “Mathematics”, “Chemistry”, “Artificial Intelligence”, “Renewable Energy” are in the TOP — 5 subject ranking. In total, 152 universities were ranked in 2022 (137 in 2021).