On June 2-4, our graduate student Valentina Antipova and undergraduate student Ekaterina Korepanova took part in the “X All-Russian Congress of Councils of Young Scientists” in Moscow. The main goal of the event is to involve young scientists in problem solving of the development of the society and the country.
The event was pretty global. Many important issues have been raised, in particular, much has been said on the need to attract young people to science and on the tools to do this such as scientific volunteering, scientific tourism and others. There were many talks about various measures to be taken to support young scientists and youth projects. There was an opportunity to get acquainted and communicate with the Coordinating Council for Youth Affairs in the scientific and educational spheres of the North-Western Federal District. A lot of attention was also paid to the development of diverse ways of interaction between young scientists credited to ease problem solving in science, business and the region. During the congress participants presented the best scientific students and councils practices from all over Russia. They discussed difficulties they faced implementing their projects, and what methods of solving they found. I am sure that the experience gained at the event will help to implement many interesting projects at our university and to increase interest among the young population in scientific activities.
At the Congress of Young Scientists, we got acquainted with the best practices of student scientific societies. We saw in practice how they work and learned what is on the agenda for student scientific societies and councils of young scientists; we met with the leaders of the societies of our district and exchanged ideas for further development of projects. Thanks for help in participating in the Congress to Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University and Research and Educational Center “Smart Materials and Biomedical applicatons!”