RUDN – large research center

Laboratories and centres with state-of-the-art equipment, full-employment PhD program,
university’s research project management system, joint research with leading
Russian and international scientists and scholars,
research teams’ financial support –
development vector of a research university.

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23 Jul
RUDN University biologist tested the resistance of bioplastics to aggressive environment

RUDN University biologist studied the aggressive impact of environmental factors (water, salts, and ozone) on ultrathin nanofibers of biopolymers. The results will help choosing suitable bioplastic depending on the use; for example, for medical implants, biodegradable packaging or filters for water cleaning.

22 Jul
RUDN mathematician builds a COVID-19 spread model — it shows how vaccination affects pandemic

RUDN University mathematicians built a model of COVID-19 spreading based on two regression models. The mathematicians divided the countries into three groups, depending on the spreading rate and on the climatic conditions, and found a suitable mathematical approximation for each of them. Based on the model, the mathematicians predicted the subsequent waves. The forecast was accurate in countries where mass vaccination was not introduced.

21 Jul
Green Suburbs Can Be More Harmful to Urban Residents Than City Centers, Say Soil Scientists from RUDN University

Soil scientists from RUDN University confirmed that traditional approaches to monitoring of urban soil pollution ignore actual risks for urban residents because they don’t take into consideration the barrier function of the soil. The team used Moscow as an example to show that not only polluted downtown districts but also recreational parks and forest zones can pose a threat to people. This is due to the fact that the barrier functions of the soil are weaker in green suburbs, making it unable to withstand even the slightest pollution.

All events
26 Jul - 2 Aug
International summer school "Monitoring, modeling and managing of urban soil and green infrastructure" (3MUGIS)
Department of landscape design and sustainable ecosystems of agrarian and technological institute RUDN University invites students, PhD students and other young scientists to participate in the international online summer school “Monitoring, modeling and managing of urban soil and green infrastructure (3MUGIS)”. Summer school provides participants with knowledge of modern environmental consequences and possibilities of urbanization with an emphasis on special soil function.
24 Jun
Seminar “Periodic wave solutions in neural field mathematical models”
In the middle of the last century, a promising area of research in the field of the functioning of neural networks in the cerebral cortex began to actively develop. Research in this direction has a wide practical application. However, the functioning of brain networks remains an open question today.
24 Jun
Seminar “Effects and challenges of wireless sensor networks and internet of things in smart cities”
The Internet of Things (IoT) serves as a system interconnecting the physical world to the digital world and offers new opportunities for the advancement of smart cities. The exciting potential of IoT can contribute significantly to various aspects of smart cities and environment and technologies.