Less than a month left to register in the Open Doors Olympiad: more than 35 000 people from 187 countries already signed up
As of now, more than 35 000 people from 187 countries have signed up for the Olympiad. There is less than a month left before the registration deadline, but this is already more than the overall number of last year’s participants!
British–based Times Higher Education magazine has published the updated results of THE World University Rankings by subject on October 28, 2020. The representation of Russian higher education establishments has increased from 39 to 48 universities compared to last year's ranking. Twenty of them are universities-organizers of the Olympiad. Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University is among the eight national universities ranked for the first time.
South Ural State University (SUSU, one of the organizers of the Olympiad) and the Federal Nuclear Centre - E. I. Zababakhin All-Russian Scientific Research Institute of Technical Physics are implementing a joint project “Mathematical modeling of high-speed processes in the multicomponent heterogeneous environment”.
The Russian Federation has organized the Open Doors International Olympiad for the fourth time. This year introduces a doctoral track (analogous to Ph.D.) in addition to the usual master’s track. Depending on the chosen direction, the winners of the Olympiad will be able to enroll for free in the master's or postgraduate programs of their chosen University. Participants of the doctoral track will be able to choose a future research supervisor and pass an interview with them during the Olympiad.
Universities-organizers of the Olympiad Gain Ground in Times Higher Education World University Rankings
The British edition of Times Higher Education (THE) published updated results of the leading ranking of world universities Times Higher Education World University Rankings. The representation of Russian higher education has increased – the number of Russian universities in the institutional ranking has increased from 39 to 48 compared to last year.
A team of scientists from Tyumen State University and the National University of Singapore managed to adjust the biological purification system of neurons to restore memory. This method has great potential for treating Alzheimer's disease.
While many students readily embraced online learning, there were also many students who found it more difficult to complete their coursework due to technical difficulties. First-year students had the hardest time adapting to the new format, and low-income students also encountered many challenges. These are some of the findings of a survey conducted as part of a joint project between the Institute of Education, the Centre for Institutional Research, and the Institute of Distance Education of Tomsk State University.
Owen Siyoto, an MA graduate of the Big Data Analytics & Artificial Intelligence Program at the NSU Mechanics and Mathematics Department, completed a thesis applying the learning transfer and ridge regression concepts to satellite imagery to predict poverty in Zambia. He assessed the Zambia Welfare Index using survey data, satellite imagery, and machine learning methods and yielded results comparable to similar work done in other countries.
QS includes 3 universities-organizers of the Open Doors in Inaugural Engineering – Petroleum Ranking
Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a UK-based global provider of services and analytics to higher education institutions, has increased the number of its subject rankings to 51, adding Engineering – Petroleum, Geology, and Geophysics to the list. The inaugural Engineering – Petroleum league table features three universities-organizers of the Olympiad.
A total of 28 Russian universities now rank among the world's best, up from 25 last year, according to the latest edition of the QS World University Rankings.
As they gear up for the 2020/2021 enrollment campaign, which will be conducted online, Universities-organizers of the Olympiad are advertising innovative degree programs to be launched in the fall semester.
With shopping malls and grocery stores, coffee shops and restaurants closed for business and other coronavirus restrictions in place, students are struggling to keep their jobs and income. Russian universities, including Open Doors organizers, have started actively employing their own students to help them get through the difficult times.
On March 4, Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), a UK-based global higher education company released the latest edition of the World University Rankings by Faculty and Subject. A total of 22 Russian universities, including 13 Open Doors Olympiad organizers, feature in the faculty ranking.
Eight universities-organizers of the Open Doors entered the THE Emerging Economies University Rankings.
The day has come! We are finally revealing the names of Open Doors Olympiad winners and prize-winners. You can find the lists on each of the Subject Area pages on our website.
The second round, just like the first one, is held online. The participants take the Olympiad exam while supervised by a specialist. They’ll have 3 hours to complete the tasks.
On December 18, the registration for Open Doors-2020 Olympiad closed. Overall number of participants is 35 229 (1,5 times more than last year). They come from 191 countries (28 more than last year) and have completed 48 083 portfolios (78% more than last year).
A little more than a week before Open Doors first stage ends, we have 40,000 participants from 183 countries.
With a little over three weeks to go before Open Doors first stage ends, the number of participants hits 30,000, adding another 10,000 applicants in less than weeks. They represent 179 different countries.
Open Doors organizing universities make gains in the final batch of Times Higher Education Subject Rankings 2020.
UK-based THE has today released the latest edition of its global university rankings for Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, Clinical, Pre-Clinical and Health, and Psychology.
Two universities-organizers of the Olympiad feature among the world’s 100 best universities Times Higher Education’s subject rankings
November 6, 2019 Times Higher Education (THE) has released THE World University Rankings by subjects: Business & Economics, Education, Law, and Social Sciences. Russia is represented by eight universities, six of which are universities-organizers of the Olympiad.
Acquaintance with the universities: St. Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics (ITMO)
14 Open Doors Scholarship Project member universities feature in the U.S. News' Best Global Universities overall rankings
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It is the third year the Russian Federation has organized the Open Doors International Olympiad. Winners and prize-winners of the Olympiad can choose any field of study from one of the subject areas of the Olympiad and one or several universities in Russia running the Master’s program of their choice.