The world congress on soils SUITMA-9 to be held in Moscow

The world congress on soils SUITMA-9 to be held in Moscow

May, 22-26, Moscow – over 300 world-class scientists from 40 countries will meet at the Congress of SUITMA-9 (Soils of Urban, Industrial, Traffic, Mining and Military Areas) at the RUDN University (Moscow, Russia).

May, 22-26, Moscow – over 300 world-class scientists from 40 countries will meet at the Congress of SUITMA-9 (Soils of Urban, Industrial, Traffic, Mining and Military Areas) at the RUDN University (Moscow, Russia).

The Congress takes place every 2 years in the biggest cities around the world. In 2017 for the first time it will be held in the capital of Russia. The Congress is titled "Urbanization as a Threat and Opportunity for Soil Functions and Ecosystem Services", which is especially important in the Year of Ecology in Russia.

There are 14 subject sections and 6 panel discussions scheduled at the Congress. Among them are "Urbanization and Sustainable Development of European Cities", "Law Basis and Strategy for Ensuring Quality of Urban Soils" and others.

There are recognized scientists and teachers of world-class universities among speakers. Plenary speakers are included into the 1% most cited scientists in the world. In particular, they are Prof. Rattan Lal (Ohio University, USA; the Current President of the International Union of Soil Science, IUSS); Prof. Riccardo Valentini (University of Tuscia, Italy; Nobel laureate 2007, Senator of Province of Lazio); Prof. Yakov Kuzyakov (Director of the Department of Soil Science of Temperate Ecosystems; University of Georg-August, Germany).

SUITMA-9 will be held with the support of the Erasmus+ JeanMonnet. The International Union of Soil Science is a Co-organizer of the Congress.

For more info visit  www.suitma-russia.com

RUDN University
Valeriya Antonova
press@rudn.ru
antonova@rudn.ru
+79031589842

News
All news
About RUDN
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.

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.

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.