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Publication date: 30 July 2018. D. Savinova

July 30, 2018. Meeting of the Data Integration Working Group of the Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA) titled “Advancing Interdisciplinary Global Challenges Research Through Data Integration" took place in Beijing, China. The event was held at the Information Center of the Computer Network of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CNIC). Deputy Director for Development of GC RAS A. I. Rybkina took part in the meeting.

The event was opened by CODATA President prof. Geoffrey Boulton. He presented a project for the development of a new program for interdisciplinary data integration, which was supported by the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2018. The participants were also greeted by prof. Huadong Guo, president of the International Society for Digital Earth (ISDE), representative of the Department of International Relations of the Chinese Association of Science and Technology (CAST), prof. Xiaobo Liu and Liao Fang Yu, director of the Information Center of the computer network of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.

The project was founded in 2016 at the General Assembly of CODATA in Denver, USA and has now been widely developed and supported. The creation of a unified system for working with interdisciplinary data is one of the most difficult tasks facing the world scientific community. The first results of the work opened new prospects for the development of the project and demonstrated the importance of international cooperation.

November 29, 2018. The 47th Lomonosov Readings ended in Pomorie. For the first time ever, 14 academicians of the Russian Academy of Sciences, heads of leading scientific institutes of the Russian Academy of Sciences, deputies of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, members of the Council for Science and Education under the President of the Russian Federation gathered in Arkhangelsk. The main topic of discussion was the creation of a world-class research and education center in the Arkhangelsk region. Acting Director of GC RAS, Corresponding Member of RAS A. A. Soloviev attended the readings.

November 28, 2018. The annual General Meeting of Professors of the Russian Academy of Sciences was held. The first panel session was devoted to the scientific and technological development of Russia. At the second panel session, the principles of funding and examination of scientific research, including the evaluation of scientific organizations, were discussed. The meeting was attended by Corresponding Member of RAS, Professor of RAS, Acting Director of GC RAS A. A. Soloviev.

November 27, 2018. Geophysical Center of the Russian Academy of Sciences (GC RAS) held a scientific workshop “New technological solutions for spherical visualization: experience in developing a demonstration complex for Novosibirsk State University (NSU)” The speakers were employees of the Laboratory for Innovation Projects of GC RAS: head of the laboratory A. I. Rybkina, researcher O. O. Samokhina, as well as junior researchers Yu. I. Nikolova and S. V. Presnyakov.

November 12-18, 2018. S. Yu. Khomutov, expert of INTERMAGNET and R.V. Sidorov, senior researcher at the Geoinformatics and Geomagnetic Research Laboratory of GC RAS, visited the Klimovskaya magnetic observatory (Konoshsky District, Arkhangelsk Region), maintained by the GC RAS.