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  • Winter is Coming: Grab Some Warm Clothes

    Originally from Australia, I’ve lived through seven Russian winters now, including two in Siberia. After a lifetime of summers, to say that it was an adjustment is an understatement. As autumn gradually turns into winter, I find myself putting on more layers and discovering items of clothing that ten years ago I didn’t even know existed. This little guide documents my discovery of the cold and how to battle it. Russians sometimes say that there's no bad weather, there's inadequate gear. Although much of the following might be obvious to those already living in colder climates, it was new to me – and hopefully, to you!

    19.10.2021

  • How To Write a Successful Grant Application and Get Funding: Tips for Young Scientists

    ITMO University has recently held an open seminar for young researchers on how to apply for a grant and get funded. The speaker explained the main stages of applying for grants and the most common mistakes.

    25.02.2021

  • Planning 101: Must-Have Apps To Stay on Top of Things

    No matter who you are, you probably wish there were more hours in a day. With studies, work, and buzzing social life, sometimes it just feels like you have way too much on your plate. But what if I told you that you don't need to be a magician in order to juggle all your life’s tasks. You simply need to make the best use of your trusty pal – that’s right, your smartphone. Here are our top five apps to help you free up your schedule, find time for your personal life, and focus on getting things done.

    23.02.2021

  • How to Study Effectively: Five Memorization Techniques for Acing Any Exam or Test

    Do you know why Richard of York gave battle in vain and not in rain? And why will you always remember that roses are red and violets are blue? What about a long-lost memory from your childhood brought back to you by a delicious smell from your parent’s or grandparent’s kitchen? Our brain knows a trick or two, and you can harness its power through mnemotechnics for remembering even the hardest material for your tests and exams.

    19.01.2021

  • Building Resilience and Coping With Stress

    With the ongoing pandemic and increasing distance learning fatigue, this year has demonstrated (and still does) that stress and setbacks are unavoidable. While a bit of stress isn’t necessarily a bad thing, being constantly on high alert can affect both your physical and mental well-being. That’s why we must understand stress and know the ways to manage it in order to lead a happy and healthy life.

    03.11.2020

  • Venture Investment: What It Is and How to Work With It

    We’ve written down the main talking points of a webinar on collaborating with venture funds for beginners.

    22.06.2020