Russian crew members of the International Space Station (ISS) Fedor Yurchikhin, Oleg Kotov and Sergey Ryazanskiy told about special features of their profession, dreams they see in space and how they spend their spare time in the orbit during communication session with guests and participants of the Festival of Science at the Moscow State University.
Eighteen Russian universities entered the ranking of the best universities in the world according to UK-based QS ranking, but only Lomonosov Moscow State University remains in the top 200, according to data provided by RIA Novosti group within the cooperation with QS Quacquarelli Symonds.The rating is based on six evaluation criteria: reputation in educational community, citation of publications of the university personnel, the ratio of the number of teachers and students, attitudes of employers to graduates, as well as relative number of foreign teachers and students.
The Ministry of Science and Education of the Russian Federation approved the new order of providing academic leaves to students. A corresponding order has been signed by Minister Dmitry Livanov.
2-nd International Scientific and Practical Conference “Scientific Publication at International Level: Problems, Solutions, Preparation and Entering into Citation Indices and Reference Databases” will take place on September 24-26, 2013 in Moscow.
New expert councils will be selected by HAC (the Higher Attestation Commission), the Ministry of Science and Education of the Russian Federation announced on its website. University rectors and heads of research establishments and institutions of complementary professional education must submit their candidates to the Ministry before June 20.