Chairman of the Young Scientists Council of Timiryazev University Victor Malorodov has become a member of the Coordination Council for Youth Affairs in Science and Education of the Presidential Council on Science and Education.
According to the results of the meeting of the Presidium of the Presidential Council on Science and Education the composition of the Coordinating Council was updated. It consists of 66 representatives of the major councils of young scientists from state corporations, organizations subordinated to the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation, organizations of military-industrial complex and the Russian Academy of Education. The Coordinating Council is called upon to implement the activities of the Decade of Science and Technology in the Russian Federation.
In his address, Russian President Vladimir Putin said: "The main objectives of the Decade will be to attract talented young people to the scientific sphere, to involve researchers and developers in solving the most important tasks of the development of society and the country, to increase the availability of information about the achievements and prospects of domestic science for the citizens of Russia".
Coordination Council on youth affairs in scientific and educational spheres was formed by the decision of Presidium of Russian Federation President Council on science, education and technologies in February, 2007 and is an advisory body. The main purpose - to ensure the interaction of the Council for Science and Education with public youth associations and organizations in the consideration of issues related to the development of science and education.
Detailed information and the new composition of the Coordinating Council can be found at the link on the Council's official website: http://youngscience.gov.ru/news/news/2629/.
From June 26 to July 7, 2023 RSAU-MTAA will organize the International Summer School 2023 for students studying agronomic and biological specialties.
The Summer School "Modern Plant Breeding Technologies" is a unique chance for students of Russian agrarian universities and CIS countries:
- to get an up-to-date idea of what is modern plant breeding and seed business;
- to get skills of work in biotechnological laboratories of the main agrarian higher education institution of the country and leading research centers, to master basic methods of cell technologies and molecular breeding;
- get acquainted with high-class specialists representing Russian and transnational seed companies and the world academic community;
- get inspiration for professional development in plant breeding and seed production.
The most motivated and goal-oriented students will learn from the experts about the most modern technologies used in plant breeding and acquire skills of work in a modern biotechnological laboratory.
The program of the School includes visits to plant breeding companies and leading federal research centers. Laboratory intensives will take place in the laboratory, which can be viewed by following link: https://my.matterport.com/show/?m=SvE7dXPWjDm
Participation in the Summer School is free of charge for the participants, who pass the competitive selection. The number of places is limited. The organizers undertake to provide participants with meals, travel expenses to the place of the School, accommodation in the hotel of the RSAU-MTAA.
To participate in the selection process for LS-2023 a motivation letter written in Russian or English is required. Additional points can be earned by writing an essay on the situation in the plant breeding and seed industry.
For more information about the 2023 Summer School "Modern Plant Breeding Technologies," please make an inquiry at
and visit https://disk.yandex.ru/d/k5sbphZsdp68NQ
Don't delay in submitting your application! The deadline for applications is May 22, 2023.