Research and Innovative Activity View all
A team of biologists analyzed soil samples from a pasture and a regularly mowed meadow and found out that grazing lets more carbon get into the soil than mowing. This, in turn, improves the carbon cycle and makes microorganisms more efficient.
Soil scientists suggest method for remediating urban garden soils contaminated with lead and arsenic
The soils of urban gardens and vegetable patches contain a lot of toxicants (including lead and arsenic) in high concentrations which can be harmful to the health of children and people with chronic diseases. A team of soil scientists from RUDN University suggested a remediation method developed based on data collected in a garden of Brooklyn (NY, U.S.).
Visiting Professors View all
October 6, the Nobel Committee announced the 2021 Nobel Prize Winners in Chemistry. They were scientists Benjamin List (Germany) and David Macmillan (USA) for new methods of molecular synthesis. RUDN chemists know Professor Liszt personally — in 2019, the researcher came to participate in the university conference.
Student's Scientific Initiatives View all
Student Scientific Society (SSS) of Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia (RUDN) won a special Best New SSS of Moscow and Moscow Region award at a contest held by the regional Association of Students and Student Organizations.
RUDN University students Alexander Kirilenko and Alexander Korotkov bronze medalists of the International Olympiad in Mathematics
Alexander Kirilenko and Alexander Korotkov, third-year students of the Faculty of Physics, Mathematics and Natural Sciences of the Mathematics direction, took the third place in the individual competition at the International Mathematics Olympiad among students.
International scientific cooperation View all
September 22, a cooperation agreement was signed between RUDN and ZAO “Evalar”, the largest Russian manufacturer of natural drugs and biologically active food supplements. The document was signed by Andrei Kostin, RUDN Vice rector for Research, and Prokopyeva Natalia, the chairman boards of directors JSC “EVALAR”.
On September 27 the minister of science and the highest educations Valery Nikolaevich Falkov declared the list of the participating organizations of the Priority 2030 program. Demands were created by 191 higher education institution, the total list entered only 106 higher education institutions.
Scientific Conferences View all
On September 25 JOINT-STOCK COMPANY “VDNKH” turned into uniform demonstration space. All-Russian festival of technical achievements of “Tekhnosred” united the Russian scientific community: leading scientific and technological companies, higher education institutions and research institutes, and also scientists and leaders of the scientific environment.