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  • Two ITMO University Lecturers Receive Potanin Foundation Grant

    The Vladimir Potanin Foundation grant contest for university lecturers has concluded its 2020 run. A total of 747 representatives of 75 leading Russian universities took part in the selection. The grant was awarded to 100 successful candidates, two of whom are from ITMO University. More on the projects and educational programs the ITMO specialists received the grant for – in this article by ITMO.NEWS.


  • Big Grants and Where To Find Them

    With the start of the new academic year, many students and young researchers from ITMO University start thinking about participating in grant programs and applying for financing for their research. ITMO.NEWS talked to Igor Kuprienko, the head of ITMO’s Project Development Division, and asked him to speak about such topics as looking for grant contests, filing applications and how the Project Development Division can help with finding research partners.


  • Targeted Drug Delivery, Multidimensional Blockchain, and Vision Enhancement: ITMO University’s Young Scientists Win SIE Support Grants

    Eight Master’s and PhD students have been named among this year’s winners of the grant program UMNIK (Russian: “brainiac”), organized by the Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises (FASIE). We’ve spoken to some of the young scientists to learn what they plan to do with their grants.


  • Master’s Degree ++: Leading Experts Discuss the Future of Master’s Programs

    This year, ITMO University acts as the co-organizer of Vladimir Potanin Foundation’s Vladimir Potanin Foundation’s conference “Master’s Degree++: Programming the Future Education” conference. The event will take place in St. Petersburg on April 25-27 and will bring together the best lecturers for Master’s programs from Russian universities who became winners of the Grant Competition of the Vladimir Potanin Foundation. Among the speakers will be rectors of Russian and international universities, leading researchers and representatives of companies.


  • Gamified Education and Blockchain for IPs: Winners of Potanin Foundation’s Grant Competition

    This year, the Potanin Foundation’s grant competition for Master’s-level educators has received 881 applications from 72 Russian universities. 100 participants of the competition will receive grants of up to 500,000 rubles. Of 28 applications submitted by ITMO University staff, three have been named among the winners. What are these projects? Learn below.


  • 10 Summer Schools to Attend This Summer

    Every year, ITMO University students participate in summer schools both in Russia and abroad. This is a great opportunity to enhance your skills, broaden your horizons, establish useful connections or even develop your own project. The best thing about such schools is that the university covers up to 70% of the expenses. All you have to do is to apply for participation and financial support. ITMO.NEWS has already written about students who had taken part in short-term academic mobility programs, while in this article, we’ll tell you about the best summer schools to attend this summer and how to get there.


  • How to Win a Grant From ITMOSTUDENTS.Initiative

    The ITMOSTUDENTS.Initiative grant is a new way for ITMO students to receive support for their dream projects. To apply for funding, all you need to do is fill out an application, outline your project’s goals and decide on the amount of funding you’ll need. Ekaterina Mashina, this year’s grant winner, shared with us her tips on how to apply and win.


  • Grant Applications No Longer a Headache: Potanin Scholarship Lifehacks from Successful Contestants

    The application process for the Potanin Scholarship Program for academic staff will close in two weeks. ITMO.NEWS has already covered the process of applying for a Vladimir Potanin Scholarship as a student. Now it is ITMO lecturers’ turn to share their experiences of winning the grant. Last year, Deputy Director of the Science Communication and Outreach Office Daria Denisova participated in the ‘New…’ category and won a scholarship for completing her ‘Navigator for a science popularizer’ project, while Faculty of Technological Management and Innovations professor Tatyana Maksimova, together with a group of colleagues, was awarded a grant in the ‘Study program’ category. Here are their tried-and-tested life hacks to help you increase your chances of success both in the Potanin Scholarship contests and other grants out there!


  • Nobel Prize Laureate Andre Geim: ‘Science is a Lifelong Marathon, Not a 100-Meter Sprint’

    In 2010, Sir Andre Geim was awarded a Nobel Prize in physics for his groundbreaking work on graphene. It was his discoveries that led to the wonder material’s active proliferation in science and industry alike. Prof. Geim continues his revolutionary work on two-dimensional materials as part of his research group in the University of Manchester. The famed scientist presented his latest findings at the 2018 METANANO conference in Sochi and gave this exclusive interview to ITMO.NEWS and Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology’s ‘For Science’ corporate journal, where he talked about why he doesn’t think that lifelong devotion to one scientific field is a good idea, what motivates young researchers to take the leap into fundamental science, and why scholars need to learn to communicate their findings to the wider audience. 


  • ITMO Scientists Get St. Petersburg Government Award and Presidential Grants

    The team of ITMO University’s International Research Center for Nanophotonics and Metamaterials has recently received the St. Petersburg government award for scientific support of young specialists’ training in the field of physics of metamaterials. What is more, this year three of the university’s scientists received presidential grants on research in the fields deemed strategically important for the country’s development.