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Artur Shaikhatarov started to work on a mobile app for the deaf-blind back when he was a school student in Ufa, in the Russian republic of Bashkortostan. Now, he studies at ITMO University, and his invention has brought the attention of the Russian MChS and the International Paralympic Committee. ITMO.NEWS met with Artur to learn more about why he decided to work on this project, how he plans to provide the deaf-blind with useful equipment, and whether he expects to see his app at the Paralympic Games.
As the end of this academic year approaches, we decided to share some projects that our soon-to-be graduates of the Data, Culture, and Visualization program have been working on during their time at ITMO University. They find ways to apply the methods of digital humanities in various fields – from meme generation to commemorative practices. Here’s what they told us about their final projects.
This Wednesday, ITMO students and staff gathered at the Krestovsky Ostrov metro station for a traditional bike ride with ITMO’s Rector Vladimir Vasilyev. The relentless downpour and strong wind, which had been spoiling the mood of the city’s residents all day, did not scare the cyclists away. Among those who were not intimidated by the bad weather was also an ITMO.NEWS journalist, who joined the cyclists and talked to some of the participants.
On May 20, ITMO University will host ITMO.Career, an open forum on career prospects that will bring together experts from Unilever, SberBank, JetBrains, T-Systems, Gazprom Neft, and 15 other major Russian companies and prospective employers.
The hackathon aims to promote tourism in Moscow. This year, among its partners were SberBank, Domodedovo Airport, Rosatom, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, and others. The grand prize was 1.5 million rubles.
Science Slam is a science popularization project consisting of brief scientific stand-ups. The task of the scientists is to present their research in the most interesting, dynamic, and rousing manner. Winners were chosen by voting among the audience.
Nikolay Budin became a winner in the Code category. In total, over 20,000 students from different parts of Eurasia competed in six categories. The award ceremony took place at Yota Arena in Moscow.
When it comes to writing a thesis – the apotheosis of your studies – there're always more questions than answers. Why is it so important to take it seriously? What to pay attention to? How to deal with procrastination and stress? We’ve asked our experienced Master’s students to share their life hacks and advice on this sensitive topic.
Do you love pancakes? This week you can eat them to your heart’s content – it’s Maslenitsa week in Russia! This celebration is all about welcoming spring and yes, gorging on pancakes, or blini, as they’re called here. We asked our students to describe how they’re celebrating this traditional Russian holiday.
With International Women’s Day just around the corner, we caught up with some of the talented and hardworking ladies who work and study at ITMO to talk about their careers, where they find inspiration, and the important women in their lives.