More than one hundred higher educational establishments of the Russian Federation did not take part in the last efficiency monitoring as deputy minister of education and science of Russia Alexander Klimov said on Monday.
The corridor of the Fundamental Library of the Moscow State University is overcrowded – it is impossible to elbow one’s way through it. A young man’s voice was heard in the crowd: “If your banknote burns, I’ll repay you with two!”. People exchanged glances, grinning, when the boldest of them offered a one hundred rouble banknote. The guy calmly put it in a glass, filled with some liquid, and set fire to it. The fire enveloped it for several seconds and then died out. The banknote was left untouched. The surprised viewers learnt that there were water and acetone in the glass, acetone vapours burnt after evaporating from damp banknote.
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), as well as last year, takes the lead in the top 200 of world's best universities according to the QS, as it is pointed by data of RIA Novosti group provided within the cooperation with QS Quacquarelli Symonds.
Well-known American economist and professor at the University of California at Berkeley, Bradford DeLong is speaking to students and faculty of MGIMO on Tuesday with the lecture on "The end of neo-liberal future: 6 years later", as it is said in press release of VTB Bank media office, who supports organisation of DeLong's visit to Moscow.
Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU) does not have enough scientifical indicators to improve its position in the ranking of the QS, and Tomsk State University (TSU) comes short of foreign students and reputation of experts, reported representatives of universities on Tuesday during video conference in regional media centre of RIA Novosti.