Saint Petersburg University will focus on scientific research in the Arctic
14:12 20 января 2019
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The scientific research center of the Arctic is being created in Saint Petersburg State University. Coordination of efforts of scientists working in various areas important for development of the region will be its task. This information was given by the head of the research center Sergey Aplonov to TASS.
“Now forming of a new structure — the research center of the Arctic at Saint Petersburg University — is taking place. The idea is as follows: research on various arctic topics has been conducted in Saint Petersburg State University for a long time, the task of the new center is to bring these studies together and to achieve some synergy, in other words, to develop new topics at the junction of different areas of knowledge”, as Sergey Aplonov said.
According to him, interdisciplinary researches in the sphere of study and development of northern regions of the planet are in demand now. Exactly these topics will be formulated and proposed to all interested sides. At the same time, according to Aplonov, experts of Saint Petersburg State University will continue to work in traditional areas of the Arctic study.