Add to favorite
 
Subscribe to our Newsletters Subscribe to our Newsletters Get Daily Updates RSS

Nobel Laureate Andre Geim Comes to Support Russian Minister
29.05.2013 18:18
Nobel Laureate Andre Geim Comes to Support Russian Minister
http://expert.ru/expert/2010/40/ocherednoi_triumf_prikladnikov/media/50735/

Nobel Prize Laureate Andre Geim has come to Moscow to give his support to Russia’s Education and Science Minister Dmitry Livanov in his struggle with Russian scientists and lawmakers.

      Geim attended a meeting of the Public Council of the Russian Education and Science Ministry where he expressed his opinion that Russian Academy of Sciences is reminiscent of “an old folks home” while university science looks like “a kindergarten,” stressing that it is time to start merging universities with RAS-affiliated institutes.

      Andre Geim also said he knows Livanov as a good scientist and administrator, but now the Minister has fallen out with everyone: universities, politicians, the Higher Certification Commission [VAK], the Russian Academy of Sciences and the media, just trying to change something.

      Dmitry Livanov has recently taken flak from both from representatives of so-called academic science and a number of politicians who are pressing for the minister’s resignation. Members of Livanov’s inner circle link the attacks on him to the ongoing campaign to crack down on fake PhDs and plagiarism in research projects as well as his position on the need to reform the Russian Academy of Sciences.

      Sir Andre Geim, a Russian-born Dutch-British physicist, was awarded the 2010 Nobel Prize in Physics jointly with Konstantin Novoselov for his work on grapheme.




Author: Julia Alieva

Tags: Andre Geim Dmitry Livanov Russian education Russian science  

Next Previous


You might also find interesting:

The People's Artist of Russia Sergey Yursky Passed Away
08.02.2019
Actor and Film Director Rodion Nakhapetov Turns 75
22.01.2019
Great Film Director Marlen Khutsiev Passed Away
19.03.2019
Composer Vladimir Dashkevich Celebrated his 85th Birthday
22.01.2019
The Best Russian Translators Awarded in Moscow
30.04.2019







Comment on our site


RSS   twitter   facebook   submit

Bookmark and Share

search on the map
TAGS:
Vladivostok time zone  Russian Cinema  Russian regions  corruption  Russian tourism  virus   Russian opera  Maxim Nogotkov   Monuments  The Romanov Family  Rolan Bykov  Moscow  Festivals in Moscow  Edgard Zapashny  Gennady Troshkov  World Legends  Christmas  Exhibitions in Moscow  Russian Orthodox Church  Russian business  Headdresses  RIA Novosti  privatisation  Olkhon  Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Russia  Federal Migration Service   Russian Choreographers  Kabardino-Balkaria  Russian Film Distribution  St. Petersburg  health  Kremlin  travel to Russia  TV  Mikhailovsky Theater  Izborsk  Russian models  Monuments in Moscow  protest rally  Russian ballet  Kizhi  Russian transport  Komarovo  Russian politicians  Innovations  Samara Region  satellite  Exhibitions in Novosibirsk  Rostov-on-Don  Gunvor 


Travel Blogs
Top Traveling Sites