The 24th meeting of the Montreal Process Working Group gathered in Krasnoyarsk on August, 18th, 2014. The Montreal Process is about protecting and sustaining temperate and boreal forests. The meeting attracted researchers from New Zealand, Japan, China, Argentina, Korea, and Switzerland. The attendees also included forest researchers and forest management specialists from Russia, in particular those from Siberian Federal University.
Sergey Verkhovets, Vice-Rector (Research and International Collaboration) attended III International Congress of Universia Deans in Rio de Janeiro (28-29 July 2014). The event was supported by Santander. The attendees included 1,103 representatives from 33 countries. Russian attendees represented 4 Russian universities.
SibFU's athletes are in Rotterdam (the Netherlands) to attend the Second European Universities Games. SibFU is the only Siberian university to attend the games under the auspices of the European Association of Student Sports. There are three university teams to play at the event.
The project developed at the Institute of Biophysics, Russian Academy of Sciences, Siberian Branch, and titled 'Basics for Developing a New Generation of Agricultural Chemicals' won the funding competition at the Russian Science Foundation. One of the project's heads is Professor Tatyana Volova from Siberian Federal University.
Siberian Federal University won a competition to provide scholarships to cover tuition fees for international students. The Government Committee published its protocol on the web site of the Ministry of Education and Research on 9 June 2014.
We call for higher education professionals teaching English for subject areas and those teaching subjects through English medium or integrating content with English to participate in Hornby Project Scheme CLIL Methodology School in Krasnoyarsk.
SibFU is ranked in the top of two major national tables. It is ranked 15th in the 'Expert RA' table and 14th in Interfax international group table. The ranking is supported by the RF Ministry of Education and Research.
SibFU is going to launch its own PhD SibFU degree similar to the Russian „Candidate of Sciences“ and „Doctor of Sciences“ degrees. The first defense of PhD SibFU degree in Mathematics is scheduled for 2015.