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10:33 | Aug 06 | 2014

Svetlana Yegorova-Jonhston: “Only people’s friendship and trustful negotiations could restore the peace in the world”

 15 students from North-Eastern Federal University have been selected and are taking part in the London International Youth Science Forum. At the Forum, the students are going to present scientific projects to international experts, as well as take language courses in London

During two weeks, NEFU students are going to listen to lectures by famous scientists, visit academic and cultural centres. “They will be able to establish academic and friendly relations in this rather difficult period for our country. Only people’s friendship and trustful negotiations could restore the peace in the world,” – said Svetlana Egorova-Johnston, Candidate of Philology, Representative of the Ministry for Nature protection of the Sakha Republic (Yakutiia).

Vladlen Kugunurov, Head of the NEFU International Relations Department, said that they have selected best students with interesting academic projects and good English. 

Valentin Struchkov, a delegation leader, Senior Lecturer of the NEFU Translation Department, told about the latest developments at the Forum: “There has been a scientific fair, where the participants, including our students, presented their projects. I am proud for our students, they have done tremendous work and made worthy presentation.”

Student Lyubov Smirnova, NEFU Technology Institute, has been chosen to be one of the ten students to make a complete presentation of their projects.

“Thanks to Professor Alan Johnston, University of London, Honourary President of the London International Youth Science Forum behalf of Russia. in 1994, 1995 and 1996, students from Yakutsk University have been coming to England to participate in the Science Forum to get acquainted with academic and research institutions. In 1994, for the first time in the history of the Forum, Yakutian students took part on behalf of Russia. In 2014, this tradition has been revived by NEFU Rector Evgenia Mikhailova, and now the students are successfully taking part in the Forum,” – said Svetlana Egorova-Johnston

Anna Fedorova, NEFU News Board