Researchers from South Ural State University (SUSU, Russia, Chelyabinsk) and the University of Oviedo (Spain) have invented photocatalysts which decompose harmful synthetic compounds (dyes, petrochemicals, phenol) into carbon dioxide and water. An article about their research, which could make a serious contribution to “green chemistry”, was published in the journal entitled “Catalysis Today”.
4th-year students of the Department of Food Technology and Biotechnology took and excursion to the production unit of Ariant Agricultural Firm LLC. The event was held in the frameworks of a flash mob called “No Turngates”. Senior students had a chance to get familiar with the main stages of meat raw material processing: starting from weighing the raw material and finishing with its cooling and wrapping of the finished products.
On May 17, the International Museum Day is celebrated all over the world. This celebration is dedicated to people who keep our history in documents, valuable exhibit items and photos. This day is of a special importance for the SUSU History Museum.
Scientists from South Ural State University have patented a know-how for drivers – an oil filter with a signaling device. This invention timely “alerts” drivers of the need to change the oil, which allows significantly prolonging the service life of automotive engines. A distinctive feature of this Russian invention compared to its foreign analogues is in the fact that it does not require changing the structure of the entire lubrication system for the filter to be installed.
On May 13, awarding of the winners and prize holders of Zvezda Multi-Profile Engineering Olympiad took place at the Activity Hall of South Ural State University.
This year, the Olympiad was held in Russia for the 6th time and brought together 328 thousand of participants, competing in the elimination round. 101 thousand of them represented the Chelyabinsk region. 30 thousand people from all over the country made it to the final stage. 1742 people in the Chelyabinsk region became the winners and prize holders.
South Ural State University was visited by Professor of the University of Pretoria, Jacek Banasiak. In the course of his meeting with students, the Professor talked about specificity of higher education in universities of the South African Republic.
In 2018, SUSU and the University of Pretoria concluded an agreement on cooperation. The both parties are interested in carrying out joint research in the sphere of fundamental mathematics.
May 11th through 13th of 2019, representatives of South Ural State University, led by the Rector Aleksandr Shestakov, took part in the 4th Silk Road International EXPO in the city of Xi’an (Shanxi province, China) as a member of the delegation from the Ural Federal District. An official ceremony of signing international agreements on cooperation with Xi'an International Studies University and Xi'an Jiaotong (Transport) University was held in the frameworks of the exhibition.
From May 25th through 30th of 2019, a SUSU delegation officially visited a number of schools and universities in Tajikistan. The programme included visits to secondary schools and higher education institutions in Dushanbe, Gissar, Nurek, and Bokhtar. The main goal of the trip was to tell Tajik university and school students about the advantages of studying at SUSU and to invite them to our university.
On May 19, gala concert of Vmeste (Together) International Festival of Creativity is to take place in the Activity Hall of South Ural State University for the 11th time.
The festival brings together talented choreographers, singers, musicians, reciters, photographers, and handcraft artists. Different stages of the Festival were held during the year in different cities of the Chelyabinsk region. The event is to conclude with a colorful concert in the capital of the Southern Ural on the Pioneers’ Day.
The University Council of SUSU made a decision to establish an International Research Laboratory of Virtual Reality. The new laboratory will be designed to carry out interdisciplinary research in the frameworks of cooperation with the European Journalism Training Association and the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR).
Colossal attention at South Ural State University is paid to self-fulfillment of students within their extracurricular activities. Which directions are prioritized when working with young people? What steps are being made to develop volunteering? How can students become the authors of unique projects and get support in their implementation?
South Ural State University is a constantly-evolving university with a long history, which aspires to move along with the time or even move ahead of it. International Office, which coordinates all of SUSU’s international activities, greatly contributes to this. On May 5th, the International Office celebrated 8 years since the day of its establishing!
Year after year, the number of international students at our university is growing. SUSU makes people from different countries, who speak different languages and have different cultures, become friends. The majority of international students have classes in Russian language; for them, it has become the language of friendship and a tool which helps acquiring professional knowledge.
Of course, those international students who want to become true professionals in their sphere aspire to master Russian as a foreign language at the highest level possible.
Representatives of the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication of SUSU ISSH’s Faculty of Journalism took virtual participation in an international scientific session entitled “Journalism and PR in the Digital Era: New Challenges of the Time”, which was organised by Kostanay State University named after A. Baitursynov.
Every year, students of South Ural State University successfully perform at two international and one Russian Olympiads. This year, the SUSU theoretical mechanics team once again became one of the most successful teams at the Russian Olympiad, having significantly improved their results compared to the previous year.
April 25th a meeting between the representatives of six volunteer associations was held in Chelyabinsk. Currently Resource Centres will be opening at these organisations, which will be training the enthusiasts on how to work at congresses and business events.
Currently Resource Centres will be opening at these organisations, which will be training the enthusiasts on how to work at congresses and business events.
Hexaferrites attract a great deal of attention from researchers around the world thanks to their unique physical properties. For several years now, the researchers at South Ural State University have been successfully carrying out works on obtaining and studying the functional properties of this class of magnetic materials. This is one of the most widely used magnetic oxides, which is undoubtedly a material of the future and can be used as a functional element for mechanical engineering and instrumentation engineering.
SUSU representatives have taken part in the presentation of the institutions of higher education of Kazakhstan, which was held in Chelyabinsk on April 22nd. The event was organized for the purpose of strengthening and expanding the bilateral collaboration of Russia and the Republic of Kazakhstan in the field of education.
Scientists of the Computer-aided Drug Design Laboratory at South Ural State University help accelerating the process of designing and improve the medical formula of many vitally important medications, as well as eliminate their toxicity and heavy side effects. A new method of computer-aided diagnostics of molecules from both outside and inside helps achieving this.
On May 7, ceremonious events held within celebration of the 74th anniversary of the Victory in the Great Patriotic War took place at South Ural State University.
As per tradition, the celebration started with a shooting competition held at the Marksmanship Centre at SUSU. This year was the third time of holding this competition. Teams representing the university’s leadership, higher schools, institutes and other subdivisions, listened to instruction and started competing for the title of the best team of shooters.
For the fifth time in a row South Ural State University has organized the Victory Waltz. More than 200 people took part in this dance flashmob dedicated to the heroic act of the Soviet soldiers in the Great Patriotic War.
The Tutor of a SUSU International Student project is being actively developed in South Ural State University. This project is organized by the International Student Support of the SUSU International Office. The university students have a chance to become part of that team.
On May 5, the team of athletes from South Ural State University triumphantly performed at the traditional city relay, held on the occasion of the Spring and Labor Day celebration. It was the first time that the relay was held as part of the Universiade of educational institutions of higher education of the Chelyabinsk region. SUSU students earned the highest reward.
The relay was held for the 87th time. On that day, more than 5 000 athletes took to the streets. Head of Chelyabinsk, Vladimir Elistratov, started the competition with a welcoming speech:
On May 17th-18th, dozens of venues dedicated to modern technologies, science, and technical creativity will open. Residents of our city and region will see the process of creating robots, automobiles, and aircrafts. The Rukami festival includes contests in technical creativity, excursions, master classes, scientific lectures, an exhibition by the engineering groups of the Chelyabinsk Region, and a performance, installations, and photo zones.
On May 17th, 2019, the South Ural State University Institute of Sport, Tourism, and Service and the Directorate of Mass Sporting events and the «Ready For Labour and Defence» Russian Physical Culture Program will hold the annual sports celebration «SUSU, a University of Sport!” at the Elena Elesina Track and Field Complex.