On Sunday, November 14, at 11:00 local time in all regions of the country will be held All-Russian Geographical Dictation. This year, representatives of 109 countries will be able to assess their knowledge at several thousand sites. One of them will be the Gornyak Multifunctional Complex.
St. Petersburg Mining University continues to operate a system of subsidized meals for students, postgraduate students, and employees of the university. Meal reimbursement is one of the mechanisms of a branched system of material and social incentives at the university.
St. Petersburg Mining University and the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) signed an agreement on the joint implementation of the program "Natural Resources - Energy - Sustainability". Within its framework young Russian scientists - postgraduate students and candidates of sciences will be provided with grants for research projects in the Federal Republic of Germany.
Russian Railways has already become interested in the new preventive trains because the problem of efficient transportation of coal, crushed rock, iron ore, and other raw materials during the winter period has not yet been fully solved. Quite often the material that first got caught in the rain, for example, and then was transported in sub-zero temperatures, freezes to the walls of the wagons, or even turns into a monolith.
Students from Yekaterinburg, Kemerovo, Moscow, Tyumen and Ukhta who study at the summer school of the St. Petersburg Mining University in the field of “Geomechanics” got acquainted with the construction of the Teatralnaya station. This excursion was a part of the visiting master class “Review of technological solutions used in deep-laid station construction.”
On Monday, June 21, Mining University began accepting documents for admission to the university. There are four forms of submitting them to the admissions committee. First, applications can be submitted remotely, through the applicant’s account on the priem-univer.ru website. The applicant fills in all the necessary fields and attaches scanned copies of documents. The second way is to send them by “Russian Post”. The third way is to act through the Gosuslugi portal.
The world public and the media continue to discuss the scandalous statement of experts of the International Energy Agency (IEA), which proposed to stop financing new projects related to the exploration and development of hydrocarbon deposits. Most analysts believe that this will not lead to an acceleration of the energy transition and reduction of human impact on nature, but only to a shortage of resources, an increase in their cost, and, as a consequence, a decline in the quality of life in developing countries. The result of this state of affairs will be an increased role of “dirty”, but cheaper technologies for power generation.
Is it possible to predict the future of global energy? Are oil and gas really a dead horse that needs to be abandoned immediately? What will result from the colossal expenditures of some states on the construction of wind turbines and solar panels: a reduction in the technological impact on ecosystems or a sharp increase in the price of electricity and heat? These and other questions were raised during an act lecture by Konstantin Simonov, Russian political scientist and director of the National Energy Security Fund. It was held at St. Petersburg Mining University, at the closing ceremony of the International Contest of Young Scientists “Topical Issues of Subsoil Use.”.
Working in the Far North or in an office in St. Petersburg? Onshore or offshore field? On the staff of a foreign or Russian company? The mineral and raw materials complex of Russia provides differentiated scenarios of career development for core specialists. Viktor Feller, a graduate of St. Petersburg Mining University, has had time to work on various projects and today holds the position of Chief Expert of Offshore Projects Expertise Department at PAO Gazprom.
More than a thousand undergraduate and graduate students from 48 countries took part in it. Most of them made presentations of their projects in the online format, but delegates from Russia, Belarus, and Kazakhstan came to the city on the Neva in person.