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  • Changing the World for the Better: Thoughts From New Head of ITMO’s Public Health Sciences Master’s Program

    At ITMO’s Public Health Sciences Master’s program, students have classes in programming, medical technologies, epidemiology, and biostatistics – all taught in English. Since March 1, the program has been headed by the endocrinologist Evgeniya Sokolova (Patrakeeva). In this interview, she tells us about the future of the program, the perfect student, and the most sought-after specialists in healthcare.


  • Student Spotlight: Magdalene Memory Lungu, Malawi

    Magdalene from the vibrant nation of Malawi is currently immersed in the study of public health sciences at ITMO. Her passion lies in the pursuit of identifying infectious diseases at their early stages to prevent the recurrence of global pandemics. In this conversation, Magdalene takes us on a thrilling journey through her academic pursuits, shedding light on her aspirations to contribute to public health initiatives. Join us as we delve into Magdalene's experiences, ambitions, and the pivotal role she envisions playing at her nation’s Ministry of Health.


  • AI in Medicine: Obstacle or Boon?

    Artificial intelligence is becoming increasingly common in the medical field. Today, neural networks are used in diagnostics systems and to develop new medicines. But what about run-of-the-mill hospitals? Could AI improve the quality of everyday healthcare and reduce the workload for medical specialists? At ITMO University’s new laboratory Digital Technologies in Public Health, developers and medical specialists work together to put such systems into practice. We spoke to Anna Andreychenko, the head of the laboratory, about the benefits of automation in medicine and why clinicians shouldn’t be wary of AI.


  • ITMO’s Monday Science Roundup #28

    Today, join us as we review the key highlights of ITMO’s scientific life for the first half of April. This includes: exciting news from the world of perovskite research, an ambitious medical project by an ITMO student, and deep dives into two of the university’s newest research units in the fields of bioart and photonics.


  • ITMO Rector Vladimir Vasilyev: A Well-Set Target Guarantees Success

    Today, on October 25, the 19th national forum Strategic Planning of the Regions and Cities of Russia began with a plenary session titled Strategic Talk: Rectors on the Future. ITMO University’s Rector Vladimir Vasilyev shared the strategies universities must focus on and what ITMO does to achieve sustainable development goals.


  • ITMO Launches Russia’s First English-Language Master’s Program in Public Health Sciences

    What are public health sciences and what does a specialist in that field do? How has the pandemic affected the demand for health sciences experts? ITMO University’s Center for Science Communication is launching a new English-language Master’s program titled Public Health Sciences. We spoke to Anton Barchuk, head of the program, about its educational process and the career prospects of its graduates.