Starting March 19, at the Faculty of International relations 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) (http://eubam.org/) about EU-Ukraine cooperation in the framework of Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area. The lectures will cover the role and mandate of EUBAM, the role of Customs Services in trade facilitation measures, as well as the importance of EU border control (the deailed agenda of the course is available at the link).
This year at the department of language and general humanitarian training of foreigners a club has been formed for our foreign students and undergraduates, who gladly entered the student association "Scientific and Cultural World of Ukraine".
The first event of the club was readings dedicated to the memory of the outstanding Ukrainian Kobzar. On the eve of the significant dates of March 9 and 10, our foreign students talked about their impressions of Shevchenko's personality and his work, about the information field of Shevchenko's image in his native country. And also read poetry in the Ukrainian language and the language of their country. Among the participants of the event are students of the Faculty of International Relations, Political Science and Sociology ̶ Brenich Anastasia (Moldova), Al-Kadoori Hashim (Iraq), Leshchenko Maxim (Moldova), Yin Sichuan (PRC), Wang Haoyu (PRC); Faculty of Romance and Germanic Philology ̶ Shevchenko Anastasia (Russia); Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Information Technologies ̶ Yilmaz Said Nurbaki (Turkey), Zhaksibek Asyl (Kazakhstan); students and undergraduates of the Faculty of Economics and Law ̶ Khudyakova Irina (Moldova), Marin Roman (Moldova).
On February 26, 2021, a meeting was held between the newly appointed Rector of the Odessa Mechnikov National University Professor V.I. TRUBA with the Consul General of Bulgaria in Odessa Mr. S.N. IVANOV together with First Secretary Slavyan SIMEONOV. The solemnity of this event was marked by the fact that this meeting was the first official reception of Prof. V.I. TRUBA as the rector of the ONU.
During the meeting the parties have discussed some relevant issues of mutual interest, the main of which is the development of Bulgarian philology at the ONU. Mr. Consul General of Bulgaria especially emphasized the importance of our university in the Bulgarian Language Studies, which is the main national identity component of the Bulgarians in the region.
Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine Odesa Mechnikov National University
Faculty of History and Philosophy
Department of Philosophy
Research and practical conference
“UNIVERSITY ONLINE. EDUCATION IN A PANDEMIC CONDITION”
7 April, 2021
The conference is held online using the platform Zoom.
Distance teaching in quarantine has posed many important challenges, but also provided unique opportunities to improve and enhance the quality of education and, as a result, increase interest in learning.
The purpose of the conference: involvement of the scientific community in a comprehensive understanding of the city and the role of the university in the modern world, a new philosophy of education, study of distance learning in quarantine, examination of current educational models and new educational technologies.
Participants: research and teaching staff of higher education institutions, post doc, grad students, research assistants (RA), students, teachers.
Наказ ОНУ №13-02 від 22.02.2021: про організіцію освітнього процесу у другому семестрі 2020-2021 навчального року в умовах карантину
On February 16, 2021, the Faculty of Biology hosted a thematic event "Night at the Museum" dedicated to the International Charles Darwin Day. Director of museum Ph.D. V.O. Lobkov told students of Odessa schools about valuable collections and scientific research carried out in the museum.
January 21, 2021 at the Department of Language and General Humanitarian Training of Foreigners of the Institute of International Education of the I.I. Mechnikov held the III scientific and methodological seminar "Methodological and theoretical aspects of the language and general humanitarian training of foreigners at the present stage of development of higher education." Various reports were sounded at the seminar, presentations were shown.
Colleagues shared their scientific, methodological and practical experience gained in the process of research and professional experience. The variety of problems that were raised: smart technologies for teaching foreigners (Shakhina Yu.G.), interactive (Mazurok I.L.), reference materials (Bashkirova N.P.), dialogues (Boychenko A.V.), note-taking (Ivleva S.M.) and storytelling (Kot A.I.), ̶ in modern conditions of teaching the language to foreigners, the specifics of the work of the department are comprehensive.
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.