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  • On March 8 We Celebrate International Women’s Day

    Every year on March 8, the world celebrates International Women’s Day. In Russia, this special day has been celebrated since 1913 and became a public holiday in 1965. 


  • Women in Science 2018

    March 8 is the day when women’s organizations around the world celebrate women’s rights and achievements. According to the UNESCO Institute for Statistics, though women constitute just about 30% of scientists (about 40% in Russia), their role can hardly be overestimated. In this article, we write about women who made remarkable scientific discoveries and launched important projects in 2018.


  • Women and Science: ITMO’s Finest

    To celebrate this year’s International Women’s Day, today, on 8 March, some of ITMO’s top women share their views on science, gender stereotypes and advice for the next generation!


  • ITMO Fellowship Stories: "Science is Our Common Language"

    Tatiana Itina, PhD, of the Laboratoire Hubert Curien at the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS), recently worked with ITMO’s International Laboratory "Laser Micro-and Nanotechnologies” on a project titled “Mechanisms Involved in Ultrashort Laser Interactions Used for Ultra-precise Nano-structuring of Optical Materials”. Ms. Itina shared with us her insights on building an international career, succeeding as a female researcher, and on what’s next in science.


  • ITMO and Partners Launch Women’s Acceleration Program Girls4Tech

    On June 30 the Girls4Tech project school for female programmers, engineers and entrepreneurs was launched in St. Petersburg and Moscow. The school is organized by ITMO University, Moscow Polytechnic University and the Moscow office of international accelerator NUMA. In the next three months, the school’s participants, aided by mentors, will develop their soft and hard skills as part of a tailor-made educational program that includes lectures on innovation marketing and project management, programming classes, prototyping at FabLab, case solving, business games and various other activities.


  • ITMO-UCLA Partner Program Graduates Showcase Projects

    Participants of the program “Next Generation of Women Leaders in Higher Education”, implemented by UCLA in collaboration with ITMO University, have spent six months working on their projects. Last Friday they presented their results at a meeting in St. Petersburg. Read on to find out how thousands of university employees can be brought together through a social network and how the students’ support system works in the USA.


  • Women in Photonics: Arti Agrawal on Female Scientists and Cultural Differences

    Dr. Arti Agrawal, lecturer of City University of London and Vice-President of IEEE Photonic Society’s Women in Photonics initiative, came to ITMO to take part in the International Optical Seminar including the session Women in Photonics. ITMO.NEWS asked the scientist about career development and gender discrimination. 


  • Do Male and Female Scientists Collaborate Differently?

    February 11 is International Day of Women and Girls in Science. At ITMO University, we’re committed to investing in opportunities to education, research and leadership for both genders. Do male and female scientists collaborate differently? A much-discussed study sheds some light.


  • Female Scientists on Their Work, Inspiration and the Magic of Science

    On February, 11th, it was the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Scientist is one of the world's most interesting jobs, but it sure is not easy. We've asked female scientists from ITMO University to share about how they came to work as scientists, what they dream to achieve and what inspires them.