Austria is one of the leading European countries in terms of waste recycling: over 96% of its residents are sorting their trash. However, Austrian scientists and researchers do not stop and continue working on the new innovative solutions in the waste management sector - the recent one involves taking into use the power of artificial intelligence.
Today, when readers from all over the world - Russian ones included - become increasingly interested in the projects revealing numerous cases of plagiarism in scientific research, new questions arise: what can be done to prevent questioning the quality of awarded degrees and what should Russian universities and research institutes do to handle the issue and facilitate introduction of new scientific developments into production?
Russian and German scientists are planning to work together on improvement of the technologies of hydrogen production, storage and transportation, as well as on the issue of its subsequent generation into electricity.
As stated by Mario Mehren, the CEO of a German-based Wintershall Dea, before the end of the year the companies participating in the Nord Stream 2 project are likely to receive permission from Denmark to build a gas pipeline in its territorial waters.
This September, a new academic year has begun and, with the start of the new school year, traditional discussions on the role of education and universities in Russia have once again resumed.
Russian scientists have made a brand new discovery – a physical phenomenon that will improve the efficiency of intercontinental ballistic missile control, allow building the spacecraft capable of flying under extreme conditions of the outer space.
More than half of the students of technical universities would not want to work inside the Arctic circle regardless of the circumstances. Another quarter is ready to move to the Far North, but only in case of acute need or a very tempting offer. At the same time, the local population is rapidly declining. Is there a possibility to somehow reverse this trend and make the Arctic attractive to job-seekers?
Top management of Caterpillar paid a visit to St. Petersburg and met with Vladimir Litvinenko, Rector of the Mining University. The key topic of the meeting was linked to activities of the International Competence Centre for Mining-Engineering Education under the auspices of UNESCO.
This was reported by Erik Elsmark, Eurasia, Africa and the Middle East district manager at Caterpillar, who came to St. Petersburg to participate in the Future Leaders Forum of the World Petroleum Council.
This June, the agreement between the Russian National Association of Mining Engineers and the British Institute of Mineral, Materials and Mining (IOM3) was signed. According to the agreement, experts of the Association were granted exclusive rights to certify specialists of extracting and processing enterprises.