TOMSK, Oct 5 – RIA Tomsk.
The victory of
four Tomsk universities at once in the competition of the Minobrnauki of the
Russian Federation under the Priority 2030 program testifies to the correct
strategy for the creation of the Big University of Tomsk, Governor Sergei
Zhvachkin is quoted by the press service of Tomsk State University (TSU) on
Earlier it was reported
that four Tomsk universities at once – TSU, Polytechnic (TPU), University of Control Systems and Radioelectronics (TUSUR) and Siberian State Medical
University (SSMU) – became participants in the Priority 2030 state program and
will receive additional funding for their development for a total of almost 3
victory of Tomsk universities suggests that we correctly chose the strategy for
the development of Tomsk higher school. It is based on the Big University
project, a stake on advanced research work, cooperation with the real sector of
the economy and knowledge-intensive business," the governor of the Tomsk
region is quoted.
The Rector of TSU and the
head of the consortium of universities and academic institutes of Tomsk, Eduard
Galazhinsky, is sure that the grant received by the university will affect the
development of both TSU and the entire region. "The closest guidelines of
TSU will be the re-assembly of the scientific agenda and the focus on research
frontiers, an ecosystem approach and an orientation towards interdisciplinary
and transdisciplinary interaction," Galazhinsky is quoted.
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Acting Rector of TPU Dmitry
Sednev also considers the result of Tomsk residents at the competition of the
Ministry of Science and Higher Education to be recognition of the potential of
the scientific and educational complex of the region. "Now we have a strategy
and a clear plan of action. I am grateful to every polytechnic whose work made
it possible to create this program and will help implement it," the TPU
press service quoted Sednev.
"By strengthening and
uniting the uniqueness of each participant, universities and institutes of
Tomsk are developing a common strategy for the Grand University of Tomsk in
addition to their own - a strategy for the development and creation of a
world-class university in the region," TUSUR Rector Victor Rulevsky
commented on the results of the competition, it is quoted by the press service
of the university.
A special grant from the
Ministry of Ministry of Science and Higher Education to SSMU is considered a
recognition of the leadership of the university in its industry. "We have
started implementing strategic projects. Each of them implies the
transformation of faculties through the unification of the world and national
research agenda, best clinical practice and new educational technologies,"
the press service of the SSMU quotes the words of the Rector Evgeny Kulikov.
Earlier it was reported
that at the first stage of the competition, the Ministry of Science and Higher
Education selected 106 universities, including four from Tomsk, which will
receive grants of 100 million rubles. According to the results of the selection
at the second stage, TSU and TPU won special grants for almost 1 billion more,
TUSUR – 426 million rubles, SSMU – 142 million.
It was also reported that
the Big University project, in which all universities and academic institutes
of the Tomsk region participate, does not imply their legal merger. However,
within the framework of the consortium, universities agreed to coordinate their
development strategies and, for example, take into account each other's
projects when submitting applications for Priority 2030.