South Ural State University is planning to start collaborating with one of the major universities in Shaanxi Province in the People’s Republic of China – Xi'an International University (XAIU). A delegation from this university has come to visit SUSU in order to discuss the prospects of collaboration in such fields as academic and cultural exchange.
The Synthesis and Analysis of Food Ingredients Laboratory was opened at the SUSU School of Medical Biology in 2016, within the frameworks of Project 5-100. The laboratory was created for the purpose of searching for solutions of the tasks in the field of developing the technologies of synthesizing food bio-polymers and their modified forms, produced by using ultrasound.
South Ural State University presented its scientific projects at Russian Agricultural Exhibition “Golden Autumn 2019”. The university’s developments in the field of agricultural technologies were highly appreciated and awarded gold and silver medals.
The International Rankings Agency Times Higher Education has published league tables for THE World University Rankings 2020 by subject.
This year, South Ural State University has been included in THE Engineering & Technology Rankings table by subject for the first time. It has taken place in the interval group of 601-800 among more than 900 universities of the world that train specialists in the field of automation, control systems, construction, electrical engineering, power engineering, metallurgy, mechanical engineering, etc.
A delegation from Mount St. Mary’s University, Maryland, USA, consisting of 9 students and Associate Professor of Economics and Law of the Department of Business and Economics Michael Barry visited SUSU.
SUSU and Mount St. Mary’s University first started to collaborate in 2008, when the first delegation of students arrived on a friendly visit to participate in SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise) games.
An all-Russian meeting on the problems of interaction between the employers and institutions of higher professional education in the framework of the Science National Project was held in Novocherkassk. SUSU Rector Aleksandr Shestakov took part in the forum and was awarded the Certificate of Honour.
Ecology is one of the strategic fields of South Ural State University, along with Materials Science and Digitalization. It will gain a new impetus in its development thanks to active collaboration with a new member of the SUSU International Scientific Council, Professor of University of Southampton, United Kingdom, Andrew Cundy, who kindly accepted the proposal to head the work of our university in this field.
The Faculty of Energy and Power Engineering, headed by the Dean Aleksandr Shishkov, obtained a grant and established partnership on the Erasmus+ programme with the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
Andrei Anikeev, a scientist of South Ural State University, is producing unique composite materials. They will possess exceptional strength and will find applications in metallurgy, mechanical engineering, and the defense industry. The scientific project of the young researcher was supported by a Grant of the President of the Russian Federation.
The qualifying round of the quarterfinal of the 2019-2020 Student Team World Programming Championship has been held at SUSU. 46 teams, 40 of which represented South Ural State University, participated in the contest at our university.
The Student Team World Programming Championship is an annual, multi-level event, in which students from higher education institutions take part.
The Association of International Students, together with International Office, has developed the 2019-2020 academic year’s plan of cultural and entertainment events for international students, where everyone could find an event to their taste.
In September of 2019, the 4th meeting of the Asia-Oceania Sonochemical Society 2019 (AOSS-4) took place in Nanjing University of the city of Nanjing in China. The purpose of this meeting was to consider the latest accomplishments in the sphere of ultrasound and sonochemistry, and present the latest perspectives in this research area.
On Saturday, October 19th, a big-scale event will be held: the opening of the second wave of “Boiling Points” at 47 universities in Russia, one of which is South Ural State University.
The SUSU’s “Boiling Point” will be created for a community of representatives of the fields of education, science, business, non-commercial sector, and the government: businesspeople and technological entrepreneurs. Participants will also include public employees, researchers, members of social organisations and professional communities, students, theorists, and practitioners.
Every year, a reputable QS Quacquarelli Symonds ranking agency publishes rankings of the world’s top universities. In the new edition of a regional ranking, QS EECA (Emerging Europe and Central Asia), which includes 354 universities from the countries of the Eastern Europe and Central Asia, South Ural State University has taken the 128th place, having improved its last year’s standing by 7 positions.
Collaborations of Russian scientists from South Ural State University and the Institute of Organic Chemistry named after ND Zelinsky RAS develop materials for a new generation of solar cells based on organic photosensitizers. More efficient and easier to manufacture environmentally friendly devices for energy production will be obtained.
Last weekend, a meeting was held between the Chairman of the State Duma Committee for Ecology and Environment Protection Vladimir Burmatov and SUSU students at South Ural State University.
In the context of the 2019 election campaign, almost 30 SUSU students were recommended to be awarded the letters of acknowledgement. During the event, students, who are engaged in social activities, proved their worth while working as volunteers at the city polling stations.
During his visit to South Ural State University, Andrew Cundy, Professor of University of Southampton, United Kingdom, and member of the SUSU International Scientific Council, offered a lecture on searching for efficient methods of solving ecological issues.
On October 9th, the Laboratory of Experimental Archaeology of the Eurasian Studies Research and Education Centre and the SUSU Department of Russian and International History presented the EXARC grant project, “Sintashta Bow Project”, at the State Museum of South Ural History.
Maxim Gutenev, a political scientist from South Ural State University, is exploring the influence of science diplomacy as an instrument of foreign policy influence on the processes taking place in the Arctic. The project was awarded a grant from the Russian Science Foundation in the framework of the “Initiative Research by Young Scientists” competition of the Presidential Program of research projects implemented by leading scientists, including young scientists.
At the beginning of October, a group of full-time and extramural ISTS students (majoring in Tourism and Hospitality) visited the city of Kyshtym called The Ural Switzerland for its picturesque mountain landscapes and multiple lakes.
October 15 at 15:00, an Information Day arranged specifically for Chinese students is to take place at SIGMA Academic Complex. Citizens of China – attendees, students and postgraduates of all years of study – are invited to the meeting.
Selection rounds of the student art festival among freshmen are being held at South Ural State University. Students are showing their skills and fighting for the opportunity to take part in the finals on October 17 and win prizes.
Over the years, the festival has been opening a way for many talented students to various major contests. This is a sort of a launch site for putting creative ideas into life and realizing ambitions.
On October 9th, an All-Russian Economic Dictation Quiz on the topic of “Strong Economy Means Prosperous Russia!” was held at the MBA Centre of South Ural State University. Over 190 people took part in the event.
The campaign is organized by the Free Economic Society of Russia with the support from the International Union of Economists, Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation, Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, Moscow Aviation Institute, and the Administration of the Russian Federation Entities.
The first Open House Day in the academic year of 2019/20 was held at the Activity Hall of South Ural State University on October 6th. More than 800 people were present at the event.
On October 1st, all universities of the Russian Federation announced new admission regulations and target figures on state-funded places for the future academic year, as well as posted the information, concerning students’ personal achievements.
On October 8th, representatives of SMS Group, Germany, held a presentation of the “SMS Data Challenge” international data analysis contest at South Ural State University.
Among the participants were fourth-year Bachelor’s students and first- and second-year Master’s students of the SUSU School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science and the Institute of Natural Sciences and Mathematics.
Head of the Data Mining and Virtualization Department of the Laboratory of Supercomputer Simulation Mikhail Tsymbler greeted the participants of the presentation.