The programme of Island 10-22 is coming to its end; however, the work pace still remains intensive. In the second half of the workshop, members of the SUSU team took part in operation of such laboratories as Architecture of Entrepreneurial Activity at a University; Advanced Training of Cadres; Industrial projects on data management; Digital transformation of a university, and many other. Besides, all members of the SUSU team took part in a joint project work on implementation of the university’s digital model.
The team of executives and young researchers of SUSU keeps mastering innovative educational and managerial competencies in the course of “Island 10-22” intense educational workshop. The motto of the Island is “Thinking from the Future!” Based on this motto, new ideas get formed and the ways of their implementation get proposed. The SUSU team is fully engaged in operation of the Island and takes an active part in scientific and social experiments.
July 10th through 22nd, the team of SUSU led by the Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs, Andrey Shmidt, is taking part in an intensive educational workshop called “Island 10 – 22”. The educational workshop is held at Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology. The main purpose of the “Island” is to form and develop teams of regional universities which will be able to bring system changes in the sphere of training of cadres for technological development into reality.
During the first year of project-based learning at the Faculty of Psychology of the SUSU Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities, a new big-scale mega project was initiated, among the participants of which are students of the 3rd to the 5th years of study.
On July 2, a delegation from Xuchang University (China) visited South Ural State University in order to discuss development and terms of cooperation on implementation of joint educational programmes of various majors, as well as coordinate curricula.
The implementation of a system of continuing professional development for foreign language teachers is one of the key tasks of M 8.1.3 “Implementing Intensive Language Training in Bachelor’s Programmes” (project leader – Elena Yaroslavova). June is the traditional time for exchanging knowledge with the goal of implementing the best teaching practices.
There are 12 new Master’s studies programmes taught in English to be launched at South Ural State University starting from September of 2019. Presently, active admissions of students willing to study in English is carried out. Is SUSU’s teaching staff ready to deliver lectures and hold workshop classes in English?
Ksenia Volchenkova, Head of the Department of Foreign Languages, instructor of the EMI courses:
One of the key research-and-education projects of the Institute of Architecture and Construction is the project entitled “Masonry Scaffolds”. Project team is working on development of innovative scaffolds for cast-in-place frame buildings. Nowadays constructors use structures weighing no less than a ton (at that, they are difficult to get transported) or scaffolds made out of materials at hand, which are hazardous for both constructors and people around them.
How can you make the right choice in forms of education so that your investments into education bore fruits? The appearance of many Internet platforms which make the education process more accessible and convenient is one of the most important trends in the evolution of modern education. The volume of the Russian market of academic services online, according to analysts’ predictions, will only grow.
Molecular Electronics International Laboratory was created at SUSU within Project 5-100. The goal of the laboratory is the studying and creation of components and devices based on mesophase materials with high spatial symmetry.
The International Laboratory of Problem-Oriented Cloud Computing Environments opened in 2016 and supervised by Professor at the Centre for Scientific Research and Higher Education at Ensenada, Mexico, Andrei Tchernykh is dealing with breakthrough research in the fields of distributed computing and cloud technologies in order to meet the challenges of Industry 4.0 and Big Data.
On October 15th-16th of 2020, an International Science-to-practice Conference on Building of a Eurasian Bridge in Journalism Education will be held at South Ural State University. It is being organized by the European Journalism Training Association (EJTA-Belgium). Since 2016 SUSU has been an institutional member of the European Journalism Training Association, which units about 70 educational journalism centres in the leading universities from 30 European countries.
South Ural State University is a unique higher education institution which has been implementing project-based learning starting from September of 2018. Project-based learning is an educational model of a new format targeted at improvement of the education quality and the level of alumni’s competitiveness on the global labour market.
A master class on working with chat bots was held for the applied linguistics students at the Department of Linguistics and Translation of the Institute of Linguistics and International Communications. This master class was organized as part of the focus on project-based learning and professionally-oriented work with students.
The international laboratories of South Ural State University include the Neurohepatology Laboratory, which was created in 2016 within Project 5-100. Today, the laboratory is fulfilling big cross-disciplinary projects and carrying out big-scale scientific research, about which we talked to the head of this laboratory on behalf of SUSU Director of the SUSU School of Medical Biology, Doctor of Sciences (Biology), Professor Vadim Tseilikman.
– In which fields research is being conducted at the Neurohepatology Laboratory?
A seminar by the representatives of Times Higher Education (THE) ranking agency will be held at South Ural State University on June 19th. The experts in the assessment of development of the world’s universities will share with the SUSU staff on the university promotion in the scientific and education space.
Times Higher Education has an unprecedented experience in the trends, on which the university activity across the world is based. The data and instruments of comparison are used by many prestigious world’s universities to achieve their strategic goals.
In the new academic year, the Institute of Social Sciences and Humanities at South Ural State University is launching a new interdisciplinary inter-department educational journalism project entitled “FactCheck-Ecology”, which is to be implemented within project-based learning while training Master’s degree students majoring in Transmedia Journalism.
A two-day International Scientific Council has been held at South Ural State University. The world's leading scientists and heads of major corporations expressed high appreciation of the achievements and discussed the prospects of development of SUSU as participant of Project 5-100.
On June 1, presentation of projects on opening of four research laboratories specialized in the spheres of materials science, mathematics, chemistry and sports was held within the International Scientific Council meeting. In 2019, four applications were submitted from South Ural State University to open 4 research laboratories.
South Ural State University presented result of operation of its unique laboratories to the International Scientific Council. These laboratories solve the most topical issues in development of digital industry technologies, research of migration processes, food industry, stress mechanisms, enhancement of properties of materials, and other prospective research directions.
In the course of discussion, members of the ISC got introduced to results of operation of eight SUSU laboratories, headed by leading scientists from different countries.
The first day of the International Scientific Council meeting concluded at South Ural State University on May 31. Notorious scientists and directors of transnational companies evaluated development of one of the leading higher education institutions in Russia and provided recommendations on improvement of the strategy.
May 31st through June 1st of 2019, the International Scientific Council is to meet again at SUSU. The third official meeting will feature the new Chairman of the Council, President of Emerson Corporation, Michael Train, President and Director General of SMS-group Inc., Honorary Professor of SUSU, Pino Tese, Professor of the University of Melbourne, Doctor Ashokkumar Muthupandian, Professor of the Korea Institute for Advanced Study, Doctor Jaewan Kim.
May 31st through June 1st, a meeting of the International Scientific Council (ISC) is to take place at South Ural State University. Leading scientists from different countries as well as executives of the largest companies are going to discuss SUSU’s development in the frameworks of Project 5-100, the programme targeted at enhancement of competitive ability of Russian higher education institutions in the global research-and-education space.