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.
The number of Russian universities participating in world ranking of universities according to the QS is growing, this year the list of the best included newcomers from regions. In the opinion of directors, international recognition for their universities is an opportunity to attract more students from abroad, to increase number of orders for scientific research, as well as it is an incentive to maintain their positions in order to stay in the ranking.
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.
Novosibirsk universities are approaching the end of their admission season. A total of 7 700 first year students will be enrolled in state-financed programs. The number of economics majors has been reduced by one-third, and the number of technical majors has been increased by one-fourth. The legal profession is also quite popular, the Minister of Education, Science and Innovative Policy of the region Vladimir Nikonov told the press on Tuesday.
Russian Premier Dmitry Medvedev signed an order on educational institution review. The Governmental press service told IA REGNUM that the document established the rules for the review and the list of parameters for the review of educational institutions. The effectiveness indicators and the methodology for calculating the indicators in accordance with the said parameters will be delegated to the Ministry of Education and Science.