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  • Open Lecture by World-Famous Scientist John Ioannidis at ITMO University

    On October 25, ITMO University will welcome Stanford University professor John Ioannidis, who will deliver the lecture “Medical evidence: flawed, but possible to fix!”, organized at the initiative of evidence-based medicine blog Medfront. John Ioannidis, one of the world’s most famous and cited researchers in the field of medical science, will share his thoughts about why most biomedical research findings are inaccurate and what can be done to rectify this situation.


  • Stanford U.S.-Russia Forum: How Science Communication Helps Bridge Divide Between the Nations

    2019 marks the end of the 10th Stanford US-Russia Forum. SURF, as it is also known, is an exchange program for Russian and American students, postdocs, and researchers from the two nations’ top universities, during which the participants can discuss the key topics of US-Russia relations and suggest ways to improve them. Daria Denisova, the deputy head of ITMO University’s Science Communication Center, spoke with ITMO.NEWS about her experience of working on a space project with an MIT researcher, meeting with NASA staff, exploring historical records in the Hoover Tower, and visiting a historical Russian fortress in Fort Ross, California.


  • SURF Stanford US-Russia Forum: Science Communication and Diplomacy

    The SURF Stanford US-Russia Forum is a year-long program for students and specialists from Russia and the USA who want to study the most relevant issues of today together. Each year, participants of SURF get to work alongside each other on research projects in the fields of politics, science, business, and others, to complete an unusual research/diplomacy program and to present the results of their work at Stanford University. This year, one of the program’s participants was Daria Denisova, the deputy head of ITMO University’s Science Communication Center. She spoke with ITMO.NEWS about taking part in SURF and getting to work with a space scientist from MIT.