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/.