Ural federal university: Rector congratulated the faculty, staff, and students of the university

Ural Federal University congratulates its faculty, staff, and young researchers with Russian Science Day! Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Ural Federal University Dmitri Pumpyanskii, Vice President of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Chairman of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, academician, member of the Supervisory Board of the Ural Federal University Valery Charushin, as well as the Rector Victor Koksharov, and Vice-Rector for Science Alexander Germanenko.

Today, as always, the best graduates of the Ural Federal University are replenishing the teams of the institutes of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, joint laboratories are working fruitfully, new ones are opening. Joint work is actively underway within the framework of the Science National Project.

“So, last year we won the competition for the creation of the UMNOTS“ Advanced production technologies and materials ”, which brings together UrFU, South Ural and Kurgan universities, aimed at their integration with academic and industrial institutes, as well as with industrial enterprises of three regions – Sverdlovsk , Chelyabinsk and Kurgan, – said Valery Charushin. “I am convinced that our cooperation will always continue and has a huge potential that is necessary for the country, the region and everyone who is focused on civilized development.”

According to Victor Koksharov, scientific thought has always been a symbol of progress, movement forward. The development of the Urals and all of Russia directly depends on the success of our scientists.

“We are rightfully proud of their achievements, discoveries that change the world and affect the course of history of all mankind,” the rector stressed in his congratulations. – Our country is famous for its strong scientific schools and traditions. In many areas, our scientists are among the world’s scientific elite, they have proven their highest competence and ability to conduct research at the highest level. The continuity of scientific schools is extremely important – this is one of the key conditions in order to make significant breakthroughs on a global scale. Today our scientists continue the traditions of their predecessors.”

As the head of the university said, UrFU will continue to support scientists, because behind each scientific project there are talented specialists who are able to change people’s lives for the better. Their research and development is used in medicine, biology, chemistry, defense industry, mechanical engineering, energy, ecology. Also, the Urals are traditionally strong in the humanities.

“Dear scientists, I want to thank you for your great love for your work, for your important and very necessary work. I wish you new successes, bright discoveries and, of course, health to you and your loved ones, ”said Viktor Koksharov

As a coinciding feature, Ural Federal University was recently included in the list of federal innovation platforms, each specializing on its strategic development goal. According to the federal program, until 2025, UrFU will contitnue develop project education – a process of education with diversified study tracks.

“To approve the attached list of organizations classified as federal innovation platforms that make up the innovation infrastructure in the field of higher education and the corresponding additional professional education,” stated Minister of Science and Higher Education Valery Falkov.

Day of Russian Science is celebrated on 8 February. The Russian Science Day was established by the decree of the President of Russia B. N. Yeltsin on June 7, 1999. The holiday was first celebrated during the celebration of the 275th anniversary of the Russian Academy of Sciences in 1999. This holiday is timed to coincide with the founding date of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Academic University (now St. Petersburg State University), established by order of Emperor Peter I by decree of the ruling Senate of January 28 (February 8, new style) in 1724.

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