Yamal needs specialists of working and engineering professions for development of the Arctic
16:08 23 мая 2019
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In the coming years Yamal will have to deal with the shortage of specialists of working and engineering professions. Human resources are necessary for implementation of “The Arctic Development Strategy” approved by the President of Russia Vladimir Putin. The participants of the educational project “School of the Arctic” organized by the Scientific Council of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug with support of the Presidential Grants Foundation spoke on this issue in Noviy Urengoy.
The goal of the educational project “School of the Arctic” is to attract young people to issues of study and development of the Arctic for subsequent choice of a profession related to arctic issues; to identify talented young people keen on the idea of study and development of the region; to exchange experiences and knowledge among participants, experts and listeners on arctic issues; to conduct ecological education of youth and to form ecological consciousness.
Seminars were held within the project, leading international and Russian experts, representatives of research and educational organizations spoke within them. According to the Industrial University of Tyumen, students, graduate students and young scientists dealing with the Arctic theme and citizens interested in study of the Arctic became the participants of the seminars. Representatives of the Industrial University of Tyumen took an active part in the discussion of development of infrastructure of near-arctic territories and extraction of mineral resources of the region.
“Special attention was paid to development of transport infrastructure and the Northern Sea Route, development of tourism in the Arctic and extraction of mineral resources”, said the assistant professor of the department of drilling oil and gas wells, the Industrial University of Tyumen Dmitry Leontiev. “We discussed the system of comprehensive scientific observations over the state of the environment in Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug”.
The project “School of the Arctic” is implemented by the public organization the Scientific Council of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug with support of the Presidential Grants Foundation, the Government and the Public Chamber of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug.