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  • What Modern Universities Look Like and What Opportunities They Offer

    On May 12, experts in the field of education met at the International Multimedia Press Center Rossiya Segodnya for a discussion titled Models of Higher Education. How to Choose a University? At the meeting, the speakers talked about general trends in education, new opportunities for students, and unconventional practices. You can learn about the conclusions they’ve reached in this ITMO.NEWS article.


  • Ambitious Vision of the Future: ITMO’s 15th International Council Meeting

    For the first time since 2019, ITMO University’s International Council met in person on November 12 in Dubai, UAE, to discuss the university’s plans for 2030 and once again find inspiration and insight through engaging face-to-face discussions. 


  • ITMO University’s International Council Explores the Changing Role of Higher Education

    The 14th session of ITMO University’s International Council took place on June 21 via a Zoom call that brought together council members from Australia, Asia, Europe, and North America. It focused on new approaches to defining top-level education, research, and an inspiring environment that would ensure ITMO’s leadership position in the future.


  • Collaboration and Openness Highlighted at ITMO University’s International Council Meeting

    The 12th meeting of ITMO University’s International Council took place on June 10 as a Zoom session that spanned 17 time zones across Australia, Asia, Europe and North America. This gathering, which brings top education experts, usually to a single location, generated a robust discussion of the University’s new strategy and the overall changes in the higher education landscape. 


  • ITMO Technopark and Highpark Launch Pre-Accelerator Program

    ITMO Technopark launched the Pre-accelerator educational program for St. Petersburg entrepreneurs. The course was created in collaboration with ITMO Highpark for the purpose of helping startupers in the early stages. In the course of three months, its participants will be testing their ideas, developing business models, finding consumers and creating the MVP, a minimum viable product for entering the market. Learn more in this article by ITMO.NEWS.


  • Results of Mendeleev 150 International Conference at ITMO University

    ITMO University has recently hosted the Mendeleev 150 International Conference. Held as part of the International Year of the Periodic Table, the conference brought together leading specialists in the field of chemistry, physics, and history of chemistry from Russia, the USA, the UK, Spain, Italy, Germany, Israel, China, and other countries. In the course of three days, they discussed key trends in modern science and discoveries related to the periodic table.


  • Over 400 Scientists from All Over the World to Discuss Key Trends in Nanophotonics and Metamaterials at METANANO 2019

    METANANO 2019, the fourth conference on nanophotonics and metamaterials, has started in St. Petersburg. The annual event brings together top scientists from universities and research centers of Germany, France, Spain, Italy, the US, the UK and other countries. This year, the conference, which is organized by ITMO University’s International Research Center for Nanophotonics and Metamaterials, has an even larger geographic representation and the number of speakers and participants. More than 400 specialists will share about the latest achievements in nanophotonics, metamaterials, biophotonics, quantum technologies and other topical scientific fields. 


  • International Journalists on Russian Science and Future of the Science Communication Community

    In late June, a group of international science journalists visited ITMO to learn about the university, its scientists and inventions, as well as other organizations that have become highlights of St. Petersburg's technological and innovation industry: the companies Gazpromneft and JetBrains. What’s more, the journalists participated in the Third Forum of Science Communicators. ITMO.NEWS spoke with them about their perception of Russian science, their experience of interacting with Russian scientists, the prospects of development for the scicomm community, and why science communication and journalism are essential for the society as a whole.


  • Leading the Way: 10th ITMO International Council Meeting Focused on Entrepreneurship and Tech Transfer

    Friday June 21 marked the conclusion of the 10th meeting of ITMO’s International Council, the hub of the University’s strategic framework working to help enhance its competitive performance as a leading higher education institution with an international outlook. The prominent experts forming part of the Council assembled in St. Petersburg to discuss this meeting’s topic “Entrepreneurship and Tech Transfer”. 


  • White Nights Forum Experts on Combating Pseudoscience in Medicine

    Last weekend, the international oncological forum White Nights took place in St. Petersburg. For the second year in a row, ITMO University’s Science Communication Center has taken part in the event, where, together with the N.N. Petrov National Medical Research Center of Oncology, it organized a session on the reasons why pseudoscientific methods are being used to treat oncological diseases (this year’s session was timed with the launch of a new biomedical specialization in ITMO’s Science Communication Master’s program). The problem was discussed by leading national and international experts in the field of communication, sociology and medicine.