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8 May 2018

International stem cell symposium held at IKBFU

On April 20, the Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University hosted the Current Stem Cell Therapy and Technology international symposium. The event was timed to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the discovery of stem cells by the German Professor Franz Ernst Christian Neumann who lived and worked in Königsberg, today Kaliningrad. He was the first to suggest that the bone marrow was the site of new blood cell production. Neumann’s hypothesis described in 1868 largely corresponded to the findings of the Russian researcher Aleksandr Maksimov, which were published in 1909.
8 May 2018

IKBFU’s pipe modelling software obtains national registration

A research team from the IKBFU developed two pipe modelling pieces of software within a federal research and technology excellence programme. This software is designed to calculate the stress-strain state of metal for manufacturing curled skelps for LSAW pipes and to compute strain regime and calibrating passes for producing LSAW pipes.
8 May 2018

IKBFU’s researcher makes presentation at European Geosciences Union General Assembly

Dr Pavel Maslennikov, an Associate Professor in the IKBFU’s Institute of Living Systems presented his findings at the largest geosciences conference – the European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU 2018). The conference was held in Vienna (Austria). The Assembly showcased disciplinary and interdisciplinary oral, poster, and PICO presentations covering the whole range of geosciences.
4 May 2018

Summer-autumn IKBFU schools for 2018


If you’re looking for a summer or autumn school in 2018  the Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University would be delighted to welcome you onto one of our new academic schools exploring and discussing a wide range of topics in a variety of fields of science.

Please choose from our range of summer-autumn schools for 2018.
21 April 2018

Social Science as Social Semiotics: Bridging Theories, Methods and Practices

2018 is a year to celebrate two important milestones in the history of social semiotics – publication of landmark books in 1978 and 1988. Forty years ago, Michael Halliday issued Language as a Social Semiotic. Ten years after, Robert Hodge and Gunther Kress published Social Semiotics. To mark these two important anniversaries the Immanuel Kant Baltic Federal University holds the conference Social Science as Social Semiotics as a part of wider research and education program Baltic Modes of Social Semiotics.
19 April 2018

IKBFU Neural Device is on the shortlist of "10 Inventions that Will Change the World"

RIA Novosti news agency and the 5-100 programme have been running a popular science infographics project  "10 inventions that will change the world".
The project presents unique developments of Russian researchers in the following nominations - Energy Sources, Security, Medicine and Health, and Optics.
IKBFU neural device "Balalaika" (the project manager - Natalia Shusharina) has been shortlisted.  
17 April 2018

IKBFU’s Smart Stop project receives 1 million roubles at IPQuorum 2018

The IKBFU’s Smart Stop project has received 1,000 roubles at the Startup Hub of IPQuorum 2018 – International Strategic Forum on Intellectual Property. The event was held on April 11-12 in the resort town of Svetlogorsk. Kaliningrad companies and organisations presented 17 start-ups. The forum distinguished two of the IKBFU’s hi-tech projects.
17 April 2018

IKBFU’s X-Ray Optics Laboratory studies innovative polymer X-ray microlenses

On March 28, the IKBFU’s X-Ray Optics Laboratory teamed up with Moscow State University’s Laboratory for Nanophotonics and Metamaterials to study innovative polymer X-ray microlenses. Part of the ‘Studying new Polymer Lenses, using X-ray Ptychography and Microscopy’ project, the study was carried out in Grenoble at one of the world’s most cutting-edge synchrotron facilities – the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility.

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