Konstantin Markelov Speaks atthe Youth and Science Forum inNizhny Novgorod

Konstantin Markelov Speaks atthe Youth and Science Forum inNizhny Novgorod

The large-scale Russian event isbeing held atLobachevsky University alongside the 29th all-Russia festival Russian Student Spring and aspart ofthe celebration ofthe 800th anniversary ofNizhny Novgorod. The rector ofAstrakhan State University has taken part inthe sessions, discussions and roundtables ofthe forum.

Konstantin Markelov was a speaker at the strategic session of the autonomous nonprofit organization “Russia — Country of Opportunities”. The conversation was about centres of competence, the project of which was been launched by the organization together with HEIs.

“A centre of competence is a kind of mechanism that allows to directly develop work with businesses not only for students but also for trainers. The project is to reveal gaps in competencies in order to help them become in demand in business in every region,” explained the ASU rector.

The rector also recalled that Astrakhan is hosting the international scientific forum “Caspian Region 2021: Sustainable Development Trajectories” in different tracks in 10 days. According to Konstantin Markelov, such platforms discover new ideas.

Konstantin Markelov also took part in the Rector’s Hour with a discussion on the issues of attracting young people to scientific activities, and supported the ASU students who took part in the final of the Russian Student Spring festival.

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