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  • AI + Chemistry: Reasons to Join ITMO’s DataCon

    From July 19 to August 1, ITMO’s SCAMT Institute is holding DataCon, a free online workshop and hackathon for school and university students, where participants will learn to solve chemical problems using AI and machine learning and build predictive models based on aggregated data. Here is everything you need to know about the upcoming event.


  • ITMO Students Win Alfa Bank Contest and Receive 300,000 Ruble Prizes

    Every year, Alfa Bank offers talented students the opportunity to receive funding for developing their professional skills or their projects via the Alfa Chance program. This year, Arina Dorofeeva and Denis Martseniuk, third-year Bachelor’s students at ITMO University, won the contest. Read on to learn how the winners can spend their cash prizes and how to increase your chances of winning. 


  • ITMO.EduTeam: Your Chance to Launch a Master’s Program at ITMO

    Do you lecture at a university according to a regular curriculum, but dream of launching a Master’s program of your own design? Or maybe you work at a company and want to share your experience with students? Before April 30, you can file an application for the development of a Master’s program for the 2023-24 academic year at ITMO University. Authors of the best ideas will receive up to 1.5 million rubles for the development of their programs, and those of them who don't work at ITMO will have a chance to join the university’s team. Read this article by ITMO.NEWS to learn what other opportunities the contest gives and how to apply for it.


  • ITMO.EduStars Winner Olga Smirnova: Building a Culture of Error is Beyond Important For Students

    Having her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in philology, Olga Smirnova decided to change things up and get a job at a technical university. 2022 marked the third year since Olga joined ITMO.Family as an English teacher and last year, she was named among the university’s best lecturers. In this article, Olga speaks about the differences between teaching English to students of technical vs humanitarian fields and shares her tips on how to motivate them to study a foreign language.


  • ITMO Students Named Best Academic Team at Russian CTF Cup

    Last weekend, the Smart City pavilion of Moscow’s VDNKh hosted the final of the Russian national information security championship. The FaKappa team made up of students of ITMO's Faculty of Secure Information Technologies took second place, won the special nomination, and received prizes from Sberbank.


  • Outcomes of the I am a Professional Contest

    Five tracks of this year’s I’m a Professional contest were organized by ITMO University. The winners will receive monetary prizes and benefits when entering Master’s and PhD studies at leading Russian universities, including ITMO.


  • ITMO Student Daria Fedorova On Winning Pyaterochka’s Student Ideas Contest

    Daria Fedorova, a Bachelor’s student at ITMO’s Faculty of Technological Management and Innovations, was named one of the winners of the NEXT5 contest organized by Pyaterochka retail company. Together with her friend, Daria suggested a modification to the company’s corporate application that would allow potential employees to experience a sneak preview of their job in a virtual simulator, while current retail and storage facility workers would accumulate points to be counted towards their promotion or a salary raise. We reached out to Daria to ask her why she decided to apply, how long it took her to develop the concept, and why she thinks it useful to take part in such events.    


  • ITMO Holds First Stage of Its Physics Contest for School Students

    The  first online round of ITMO’s physics contest for school students will take place on April 14-21. There, students in grade 8-11 will get to solve problems that were inspired by contemporary research practices. Winners of the first stage will not only receive prizes, but will also get the chance to visit ITMO’s research laboratories and talk to the university’s leading scientists.


  • ITMO Hosts EduLeaders Best Educational Projects Contest Final

    The ITMO.EduLeaders contest is part of the university’s award for achievement in higher education. The award is meant to identify and support original educational projects, new tools and formats of teacher-student interaction. Each winner will receive 250,000 rubles prize money.  


  • ITMO University Launches Job Contest for Participants of 10th Congress of Young Scientists

    This year, the Congress’s participants have the opportunity to get a position at the university from September 1, 2021. As of today, the contest involves two positions; there may be more in the future. Read more about the contest in this article by ITMO.NEWS.