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Global Sustainability

Some economists have stated that the US dollar will lose its status as the world’s most reliable and liquid means of exchange, with gold set to take the place of the American currency. This will happen due to the future global financial turmoil, causing, in turn, gold prices to go up sharply.
This season, the maximum number of scientists since Soviet times - 12 people, seven of whom represent St. Petersburg Mining University - will go to the Russian research station Vostok, located on the White Continent. Forpost asked the university’s rector Vladimir Litvinenko to tell what tasks the polar explorers face and explain whether the research in the coldest place on Earth can help mankind reduce its carbon footprint.
Akademik Fedorov vessel, with the first group of polar expedition members on board, has left the port of St. Petersburg and is heading for the shores of the ”White Continent”
A joint meeting of the Presidium of the Academic Council and the representatives of the Board of Trustees of Mining University was held, during which the results of the competition for the distribution of the special part of the “Research Leadership” grants were discussed.
Some 12 years have passed since Vladimir Putin’s visit to Pikalyovo, also remembered for the epic ’Give me back my pen’ moment, which happened during the meeting with Oleg Deripaska. The pressing social issues that caused Leningrad Oblast residents to block the federal highway are no longer relevant, but what if the same situation could happen again?
January 2020 marks 200 years since Russian sailors discovered Antarctica. What secrets are buried deep below the continent, and why its ice shield is of such interest to scientists studying climate change processes?
Scientists of the university will develop a special composition and technology of its injection into wells to isolate water inflow at the Kovykta gas condensate field. Why is it important?
According to the Ministry of Energy of the Russian Federation, the average depth of oil refining in Russia has reached 84% – much less than in post-industrial countries.
Anatoly Chubais, ex-head of RUSNANO, made a new statement concerning the future of hydrogen, the lightest chemical element.
научный центр
This year, five new research centres have been created at Russia’s oldest higher technical education institution.