TOMSK, Dec 9 –
RIA Tomsk. The first international seminar (International
Week’2019) with participation of universities’ representatives from Europe,
Asia, the USA start on Monday at TPU; seminar will last a week, scientists and
experts will hold open lectures for Tomsk citizens, the head of TPU
international programs and grants department Svetlana Rybushkina told RIA
previously reported that the International Week is held in TPU for the first
time. This is a seminar for representatives of foreign universities, organized
for their acquaintance with higher education institutions of Tomsk and the
Russian education system. Among the participants – there are representatives of
universities from 11 countries (USA, Vietnam, Germany, Latvia, the Netherlands,
Poland, Portugal, Sweden and others).
December 9 to December 11 within the framework of International Week'2019 and
Tomsk International Science Program, representatives from universities of
Europe, Asia and the USA hold open lectures and seminars for everyone. The
language of lectures – is English", – Rybushkina said, adding that all
lectures will be translated into Russian.
As it is noted
on the TPU website, the International Week in Tomsk – is "a unique
opportunity to connect Europe and Asia within the framework of cooperation
between universities and countries to exchange experience and knowledge in
joint lectures, seminars and master classes”.
Rybushkina, on Monday, December 9, from 2.30 p.m. to 4.20 p.m., Professor
Herman Kingma from Maastricht University (Maastricht University, Netherlands)
will tell Tomsk citizens about the educationof the future. He will perform at
the site of Tomsk State University (TSU), which also participates in International
Week’2019. The lecture will be held in the main building of the university
(Lenin Avenue, 36, lecture hall 229).
December 10, Tomsk citizens will be able to attend a lecture on smart
technologies in farming. It will be read by Cecilia Stanghellini from
Wageningen University & Research (Wageningen University & Research,
Netherlands). Time and place – 2:00-2.30 p.m., TPU building 16B (Timakova
street, 12, lecture hall 233).
From 2:30 p.m.
to 4.20 p.m. will be held a lecture by Professor Young Suk Lee from
Indiana University of Pennsylvania (Indiana University of Pennsylvania,
Indiana, USA). The topic of his speech: "Modern personality-oriented
methods of teaching mathematics". The venue is – TSU main building (Lenin
Avenue, 36, lecture hall 229).
From 3:00 to
4:00 p.m. in the main building of TPU (Lenin Avenue, 30, lecture hall 209),
Catherine Katsimirek from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD, Germany)
will speak – she will present DAAD scholarship programs.
December 11, at 10:30 a.m. a lecture entitled "Uniting science and
industry: what is needed and what cannot be done for valorization” will begin
in lecture hall 229 of the main building of TSU. It will be led by Professor
Joseph Prikerts from Maastrich University (Maastrich University, Netherlands).
From 3:00 to
3:45 p.m. in the building №8 TPU (Usova street, lecture hall 323) Pedro Pereira
from NOVA University (NOVA University, Portugal) will talk about smart meters
to improve the quality of energy.