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  • ITMO and New Media Laboratory Launch Lectures in Video Studies

    Today, September 6, marks the start of a joint three-month program designed by ITMO University and New Media Laboratory (a project of Alexandrinsky Theatre) that will help students develop an eye for cinema and video art and learn to produce their own works.


  • Stay at Home: Popular Science Lectures for the Self-Isolating

    While scientists from all over the world are working on a vaccine against coronavirus, and regular people are staying at home and avoiding mass gatherings, ITMO.NEWS have cobbled up a list of ten resources and announcements of online lectures on popular science. Though many universities and lecture halls have put offline events on hold, there are still plenty of opportunities to get a fix of interesting information from the world of science (and practice your Russian while at it)!


  • Neurofestival 2019: Neurotechnology in Education, Sports and HR

    Last weekend, the Neurofestival 2019 took place in St. Petersburg, an event dedicated to new trends in the field of neuroanalysis and similar technologies. Read about the products presented by various companies in this article by ITMO.NEWS.


  • ITMO Staff Visit Harbin Institute of Technology with Lecture Series

    Lyudmila Nadtochiy, Vera Ivanova and Oksana Golovinskaya, lecturers from ITMO University’s Faculty of Food Biotechnologies and Engineering, participated in a project dedicated to the development of academic cooperation in the field of food biotechnology between Russia and China. Over the course of a month, they visited several Chinese cities and presented lectures to PhD students of the Harbin Institute of Technology (HIT). In this interview with ITMO.NEWS, they share their impressions of the program.


  • Spanish Environmental Biotechnologists on the Environmental Situation, Greta Thunberg and Two-Phase Air Filters

    Two environmental biotechnologists from Valladolid University, Spain came to St. Petersburg to give a course at ITMO University. Right before their departure we got a chance to meet them to talk about ways to improve the environmental situation and how these are different in Russia and Spain, as well as discuss the academic exchange opportunities for Master’s students.  


  • ITMO Laboratory Head Irina Livshitz on a Secret Advantage of Russian Optics, VR and Differences Between Russian and International Students

    Before the start of a new academic year, head of ITMO University’s Research Laboratory for Computer-Aided Design of Optical-Information and Energy Saving Systems Irina Livshitz gave ten classes as part of the summer school at the University of Eastern Finland, an ITMO University partner. She spoke about the development of augmented and virtual reality systems. ITMO.NEWS met Prof. Livshitz to learn about where to start with optical systems design, whether Russian students are any different from their international counterparts, and will it be possible to make VR headsets comfortable for wearing. 


  • ITMO University Partners with Art&Science Day Skolkovo

    Right now, the Skolkovo Innovation Center in Moscow is hosting Startup Village Skolkovo-2019. ITMO University’s Art&Science Center has become a partner of this year’s event, which unites science, technologies and art on one unique platform. Leading scientists, representatives of the creative industry and authors of projects at the intersection of science and art will meet at the Skolkovo venue to discuss the central topic “Art&Science – the territory of foresight”. Key speakers include ITMO University professor Ekaterina Skorb, head of ITMO University’s Art&Science program and head of the Contemporary Art Department at the State Hermitage Museum Dmitry Ozerkov, and organizers of Russia’s largest street art festival Stenograffia.


  • ITMO Fellow Ilya Anoshkin on Nanotubes and Working Abroad

    Terahertz technologies hail a new era where blood tests are much more accurate, and Internet faster. All this is thanks to nanomaterials and their unique properties. One of the leading researchers in this field, Ilya Anoshkin joined ITMO University’s teaching staff via the ITMO Fellowship program. In spite of his extensive and successful experience of working in Finland and Sweden, he is reluctant to call himself a scientist. ITMO.NEWS met Ilya to find out why, and to talk about the technologies of the future and his take on teaching at ITMO.


  • Dining with Laureates: ITMO PhD Student Shares His Experience of the Sixth Heidelberg Forum

    Every year, young scientists from all over the world come to the German city of Heidelberg to take part in the Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF), a networking event for young mathematicians and computer scientists willing to meet with the world’s leading researchers in these fields. To be allowed to participate, young scientists have to undergo a rigorous selection process, but if you succeed, you are given an opportunity to not only listen to laureates’ speeches but also talk to them in person in an informal setting. Besides, participants can showcase their own ideas and get an expert opinion. Javlon Isomurodov, a PhD student from ITMO’s Information Technologies and Programming Faculty, also partake in the forum. In this interview with ITMO.NEWS, he talks about how the selection process is organized and what opportunities the forum brings to young scientists.


  • Transcending Humanity: Evolution of Technological Art

    Last week, the first FUTURE ART festival was held in St. Petersburg. The event explored the cutting-edge sphere of BioArt, an Art&Science current encompassing the synthesis of artistic, scientific, creative, and technological methods of contemporary art-making. BioArt adherents work with live materials and organic processes. In her FUTURE ART lecture, art expert and head of ITMO’s Art & Science Center Anastasiia Yarmosh talked about how the technological art changed over the years, in which direction it is now heading, and what questions it deals with today.