On September 10, 2020, as a result of secret voting by the labor collective of Biology Faculty, the candidate of biological sciences, associate professor of the Department of Hydrobiology and General Ecology, Veniamin Veniaminovich Zamorov, born in 1963, was elected to the post of Dean of the Biology Faculty.
XX Gamow International Astronomical Conference-School in Odessa I.I.Mechnikov National University: “Astronomy and beyond: Astrophysics, Cosmology and Gravitation, High Energy Physics, Astroparticle Physics, Radioastronomy and Astrobiology” was on 9-16 August, 2020. Biological session “The Importance of G. Gamow’s Ideas for Biology of the 21st Century” took place in Zoom. The program is available here.
In the framework of the project "Erasmus +. Key Action 1 – Mobility for learners and staf – Higher Education Student and Staff Mobility», direction internationalization of education, associate professors of microbiology, virology and biotechnology Rusakova M.Yu. and Zinchenko O.Yu. received a grant for a business trip to the University of Umeå, Sweden, in October 2020. 1st year graduate student Valeria Zymovets received a grant to study during the autumn semester of the 2020/2021 academic year.
The following international projects are continued at the Faculty of Biology of ONU:
“High Five” Education Internationalization Project, coordinated by Umeå University, Sweden. The main goal of the project is the integration of Ukraine into the European educational space.
Рroject duration: January 1, 2019 - November 30, 2020.
In June 2020 Odessa National I.I. Mechnikov University has become the new University to be welcomed into the CFA Institute University Affiliation Program.
From 29 June to 10 July 2020 year Odesa Mechnikov National University, Danylo Zabolotny Institute of Microbiology and Virology, Vinograds’kyj Society of Microbiologists of Ukraine and Odesa Society of Biologists and Biotechnologists hold XV International Biological School-Conference “Modern problems of Biology, Biotechnology and Biomedicine”.
Fourth-year students of the specialty "International economic relations" of Odessa National I.I.Mechnikov University have successfully completed the module on cooperation between Ukraine and the EU, which was taught by the experts of the EU Border Assistance Mission to Moldova and Ukraine (EUBAM) (http://eubam.org/). Namely, experts from Germany, Sweden and Slovakia gave lectures about the role and mandate of the EUBAM and the role of cross-border cooperation for the regional security and economic development. Within the framework of the module the students also visited the new Palanka border crossing point, which was launched with the support of EUBAM, and is being managed jointly by the border and customs services of the Republic of Moldova and Ukraine.
15th of November 2019 in Kyiv students of Faculty of International Relations, Politology and Sociology with the faculty adviser Bychkova Nataliia participated in the kick-off meeting of the 2020 CFA Institute Research Challenge, which is the most prestigious student competition in equity research world-wide. This year the CFA Research challenge will host 10th anniversary local competition with 25 Universities represented by 30 teams all over Ukraine.
Starting October 11, at the Faculty of International Relations, Political Science and Sociology of Odessa National I.I. Mechnikov University there will be series of lectures conducted by experts from the European Union’s Border Assistance Mission to Moldova and Ukraine (EUBAM).
SİVAS CUMHURİYET UNIVERSITY (TURKEY) has started to accept applications from ONU for Erasmus+ Student Mobility for 2019 – 2020
An astrophysical conference is held annually at ONU. This year it was the sixth Gamow international conference “New Trends in Astrophysics, Cosmology and Radioastronomy after Gamow”, which was jointly held with the nineteenth Gamow summer school “Astronomy and beyond: Astrophysics, Cosmology, Gravitation, Cosmomicrophysics, Radioastronomy and Astrobiology", August 11-18 in Odesa.
Organized and supported by INNOVA4TB and High Five internationalization projects
The symposium is dedicated to Ilia Ilf, a famous Odessa writer who died of TB at the age of 39
Date: June 18 2019; Place: Odessa, Ukraine
June 17 2019; Place: Odessa, Ukraine
ONU, French Boulevard, 24/26, Campus Area
Floor 2, Room N 202
Registration to the meeting – LINK - https://forms.gle/wkwYwmKkYPKtddbw5
From 10 to 22 june 2019 year Odesa Mechnikov National University, Danylo Zabolotny Institute of Microbiology and Virology, Vinograds’kyj Society of Microbiologists of Ukraine and Odesa Society of Biologists and Biotechnologists hold ХІІ International School-Conference “Molecular Microbiology and Biotechnology”. Main thematically direction - Molecular Microbiology.
April 5, 2019 Odessa Mechnikov National University was visited by the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium to Ukraine, Mr. Alex LENARTS, on his initiative.
Professor Igor KOVAL, Rector of the ONU, met with the Ambassador of the State of Israel Mr. Joel LION at the Rector’s office. During the meeting, the Rector introduced to the honorable guest the history of the ONU Mechnikov formation and the modern stage of its development. The parties discussed the state of cooperation of the ONU with the scientific-educational institutions of Israel and discussed future prospects for developing of cooperation with a new university in Israel.
The Deputy Assistant Secretary of State (US) George KENT has met with lecturers and students of the Faculty of International Relations, Political Sciences and Sociology, where the Rector of ONU Professor Igor KOVAL was present.
Dear Collegues, It is a pleasure to invite You to the V International Scientific Practical Internet Conference “The Investigation and Implementation of Modern Teaching Methods and Approaches for Studying and Learning of Foreign Languages for Specific Purposes: Linguistic, Didactic, Methodological and Cultural Prospects” for postgraduate students and young scientists. The conference is organized by the Department of Foreign Languages for Sciences Faculties of Odesa I.I.Mechnikov National University and will take place on March, 18, 2018.
Over 1 Million Euro from the European Union is directed to development of new approaches in diagnostic and treatment of tuberculosis within a network project entitled Innovation in Tuberculosis - INNOVA4TB. The grant comes from Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Horizon 2020-RISE program.
The project is a network that joins academic institutions, hospitals, research centers and companies from six countries: Spain, Ukraine, Moldova, Sweden, Germany and Chile. INNOVA4TB consortium is multinational and contributes to the integration of ONU in the global scientific community. Project members will visit each other’s organizations, work together, exchange and generate new skills and knowledge in several areas connected to tuberculosis diagnostics and treatment. Moreover, this collaboration will strengthen the interaction of academic and non-academic institutions inside of Ukraine seeing that ONU will be involved in cooperative research with Odessa Regional Center for Socially Dangerous Diseases.
ONU and partner universities start a one year project on internationalization strategies. Submit your own internationalization program for your university no later than the 13th of January 2019
December 7th and 8th UMSA-Odesa jointly with the Student Council of the ONU of the Faculty of Biology and with the support of Social Justice organized on the basis of the Odessa National University named after I. I. Mechnikov lectures from the famous molecula.club for medical students and biologists. The topic of the lecture was pre-selected by voting more than a hundred listeners, and for a pleasant coincidence, the choice fell on the main field of scientific activity Elie Metchnikoff - was chosen precisely the immunological block of the cycle.
Victor Dosenko and Yuri Zhigarev will come to Odessa to tell us about one of the most mysterious systems of our body - immunity. What is it like? Who are those antigens? What did Ralph Steinman get the Nobel Prize for? And about many other things, look at the screen of 27 audiences at the Faculty of Biology of the ONU. Mechnikov on Friday and Saturday this week!
Friday, 30.11.18 successfully passed the lecture, where we were able to dispel myths about HIV, talked about the origin, structure, diagnosis and modern treatment methods.
International ties are becoming part of our everyday lives. We are increasingly not only traveling abroad for congresses, conferences, internships, etc., but also accept foreign guests at our university in same formats. It is unlikely that there will be a faculty that would not have such connections.
But today it is about work at the Odessa University by Jason David Hans - a Fulbright Program partisipant, a professor at the Faculty of Family Studies, editor-in-chief of the journal “Family Science Review” (University of Kentucky), - who for the second time worked with students, doctoral students and lecturers in our Faculty of Psychology.
In the first Fulbright term, Professor Jason Hans taught two semesters in English with lectures on family problems and sexual relations for students of different faculties. Certificate of graduation was received by 27 students.
This academic year began on September 7, 2017, with a public lecture by Professor D. Hans "Scientific publications in the USA: myths and reality" at the regular meeting of the psychology section at the Odessa House of Scientists.