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  • We Were Born In the Stars: An Astrophysicist’s Lecture at ITMO

    Alexander Ivanchik, an astrophysicist with a PhD in Physics and Mathematics and a researcher at the Ioffe Institute, gave a lecture on the Open Day of ITMO’s Faculty of Physics and Engineering. Read on to learn about the history of cosmology and the stories of Nobel Prize Laureates who studied space. 

    06.12.2019

  • Nanoblogging, Twitter Reincarnation and Instagram-Archives Monetization: Founder of Hello blogger On Current Digital Trends

    In 2019, there are over 500 million blogs on the Internet, with a new post published every 0.5 seconds and read by 77% of all internet users, according to data provided by 99firms. How hasthe blogosphere changed over the last five years? Why is YouTube becoming more and more like TV while we are getting used to non-stop content consumption? And can you make a living from a blog without millions of followers? All the latest blogging trends, as well as predictions and expectations in the field were covered in a lecture by Tatiana Ivanova, the founder and CEO of the Hello blogger group. It has only been operating for eight years, but it has already organized more than 2,000 advertising campaigns and over 30 events ranging from Vidfest to VKfest. The lecture was part of ITMO’s Marketorium Forum and here are some of its highlights. 

    18.11.2019

  • What’s Inside: Microsoft Developer Talks Computer Architecture

    This Tuesday, Andrey Artemiev, a software engineer at Microsoft, gave an open lecture at ITMO University. The developer talked about his career and described the principles that are at work inside the computers that we use every day. Read on to learn the key points of the lecture. 

    12.11.2019

  • Slovenian Researcher Luka Stopar: “Data Analysis and Visualization is Art and Science Combined”

    Luka Stopar, a researcher at Jožef Stefan Institute (Slovenia), has recently delivered a lecture at ITMO University. He is currently working on several grand European projects, including RENOIR, which aims to create new mechanisms of social data analysis. During his lecture, Luka Stopar described the different ways in which machine learning and intelligent data analysis may be used in the visualization of diverse data sources. In this interview, Dr. Stopar told ITMO.NEWS how the development of data analysis and visualization is changing the media and why journalists are not losing their jobs to computers anytime soon. 

    06.11.2019

  • John Ioannidis’s ITMO Lecture: What’s Wrong With Medical Research and How We Can Make It Right

    One of the most renowned scientists of our generation, John Ioannidis, came to St. Petersburg to deliver an open lecture at ITMO University. The hour-long talk focused on the shortcomings of contemporary medical research and how clinical testing can be made trustworthy again by putting the “evidence” back into “evidence-based medicine”. ITMO.NEWS provides the highlights of the lecture. 

    28.10.2019

  • No Cords, No Cars: An ITMO University Lecture Takes a Peek Into Our Digital Future

    ITMO University has recently hosted the lecture “Digital World: How to Keep Up With the Times”, which explored the specifics of building a career in the era of internet, gadgets and widespread robotization. The speakers – psychologist, business coach, career orientation specialist and ITMO University lecturer Maria Ososkova, and educational events manager, online courses producer and online education coordinator Evgeny Trokhov – told their audience about the unique trends that have the potential to bring about a sea change in our professional lives in the years to come.

    14.10.2019

  • ITMO Graduate and Entrepreneur Denis Ovcharov on Importance of Soft Skills

    Having graduated from ITMO University in 2007, Denis Ovcharov has managed to build a career in such corporations as KPMG, one of the largest Big Four audit companies along with Deloitte, Ernst & Young and PwC, and Ilim Group, the leading company in the pulp and paper industry in Russia. Now the graduate is developing his own business, while last year, he became the winner of Leaders of Russia, a competition for specialists in the field of management. Denis Ovcharov has recently given an open lecture on leadership and strategic thinking for ITMO University students. In this interview with ITMO.NEWS, he shares about the importance of having a technical background, why it is crucial for programmers to hone their soft skills, and how to choose your career path.

    10.10.2019

  • 10 Rules of Eco-Friendly Behavior: Expert on Simple Sustainability Lifehacks

    Egor Zadereev, a PhD in biological sciences and member of Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences’ research center, has recently visited St. Petersburg with a lecture “10 Rules of Eco-Friendly Behavior” as part of the Energy of Science project. In his presentation, Egor spoke about the myths existing around the eco-friendly movement and shared simple actions that have the power to help the planet. ITMO.NEWS reports with the keynotes from the event.

    01.10.2019

  • This Is (Not) Art: Insights into the Origins of Art, Its Connection to Science and the Makings of a Masterpiece

    Nina Gavrish, a prominent art historian, has recently gave an open lecture in St. Petersburg. An educational programs coordinator and researcher at the Museum of the Russian Academy of Arts in St. Petersburg, in This Is (Not) Art Nina Gavrish moots the open-for-debate questions on the definition of art and what can be considered as civilizational legacy and world-class chefs-d’œuvre. The lecture was followed by a discussion on contemporary art and its new genres, including Science Art. ITMO.NEWS put down the keynotes.

    30.08.2019

  • Creator of Near-Field Microscopes Satoshi Kawata Gives a Talk at ITMO University

    Photonics, optics, and metamaterials are among the key fields of focus for ITMO, and it is constantly advancing its collaborations with international experts who come to the university to share their expertise. One example is a recent visit by Satoshi Kawata, a Japanese scientist whose pioneering works changed these fields forever. Creator of near-field microscopes and honorary scientist of RIKEN, Japan’s largest and most comprehensive research organization for basic and applied science, Prof. Kawata visited ITMO University's Centre for Information Optical Technologies with a presentation on his research. 

    21.06.2019

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