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  • A Step by Step Guide on How to Participate in a Conference

    In today’s world, having good grades is not enough. You need all the extra edge you can get. Attending conferences is a great way to boost your resume and be in the know of all the latest trends in your field as well as network with peers, thought leaders, and your potential future employers. Here’s my guide on how to choose the right event, cover your expenses, and make the most out of the experience.


  • How an ITMO Student and Her Friend's YouTube Channel is Breaking Stereotypes About Women in IT

    Isabella Merkulova and Mariia Kokaiia work together at Panoramik GameDev Studio, and recently they started the YouTube channel DEVchata (a pun on the Russian word for “gals” – Ed.). The co-hosts conduct interviews with experts from the IT world and discuss the industry's concerns. ITMO.NEWS talked to Isabella and Mariia to find out about the channel’s history and plans.  


  • Blogger Boris Tsatsulin on Science Writing, Kamchatka and Memes

    Four years ago, Boris Tsatsulin launched a channel on fitness and sports supplements; gradually, he expanded its scope to different fields of healthcare, nutrition, and sport: calories, macro- and microelements, the dangers of sugar and salt consumption and health care myth-busting. As of today, more than 120,000 people have joined his community on VK, and more than 275,000 watch his channel on YouTube. The author continues on with his project - recently, he's been to Kamchatka to gather more content for his blog, which he plans to develop while studying at ITMO's Science Communication Master's program. We've talked to Boris about the most successful formats and topics, clickbait headlines, criticism and other aspects of his work.