RUDN expert participates in the 59th Convention of the Association for International Studies in San Francisco
April 4-7, 2018, Head of RUDN Department of Theory and History of International Relations, Assoc.prof. D.Degterev, PhD, took part in the 59th Convention of the International Studies Association in San Francisco, USA, delivering a report «Russia as an international donor: soviet legacy vs conventional pragmatism», attending several conference sessions, holding talks with scientific editors of the leading scientific publications of the world discussing publication of RUDN academics’ monographs.
The Association for International Studies was founded in 1959, and is one of the oldest interdisciplinary associations for the study of international, transnational and global problems. The Association brings together over 7,000 members from around the world, including academics, practitioners, policy experts, private sector workers and independent researchers. The 59th Convention Convention was the most numerous - about 5 thousand researchers took part in more than 1,300 sessions. The next convention will be held in March 2019, in Toronto, Canada.
RUDN University is one of the three winners in the country. The Scientific Research Institute of Molecular and Cellular Medicine of RUDN Institute of Medicine will become a clinical base for a 4-year project in the field of genetic research for the treatment of soft tissue sarcomas.
The chemist of RUDN together with colleagues from Iran and Spain created a catalyst based on palladium and nickel for the oxidation of cyclohesane in the production of adipic acid, which is used for the production of cleaning products, food dyes and other substances. The new catalyst made it possible to double the consumption of cyclohexane.
On February 28, 2023, invited lector Dương Thu Hằng (Head of Department of Vietnamese Literature, Faculty of Philology, Thai Nguyen University, Vietnam) gave lecture entitled “Intercultural communication in the context of global integration and the fourth industrial revolution” within the framework of academic and methodological online seminar of the Foreign Languages Department of the Agrarian and Technological Institute of RUDN University. The lecture was held online via Microsoft Teams. Languages — the Vietnamese language, the English language & the Russian language.