The final of the V. I. Vernadsky regional youth readings was held online for the first time
10:30 27 марта 2020
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The results of the regional stages of the All-Russian youth readings and the contest “V. I. Vernadsky discovery path” were summed up in Noviy Urengoy. They were held online for the first time. The company “Gazprom dobycha Urengoy” has been a regular partner of the event for many years, providing financial and organizational support.
Traditionally in the second half of March Noviy Urengoy receives guests from all over Yamal and from other regions – participants in the educational forum “Noviy Urengoy is the gas capital of Russia”. The current epidemiological situation led the organizers to search for new formats and models of the contest conducting. During short time it was decided to organize and conduct the event online. The event coordinator – the Children’s ecological station in Noviy Urengoy — mastered platforms and organized the call-center and online venues for the participants of the contest.
During 4 days 214 research projects by young people from all over Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug were defended online in 6 sections. The contest events were completed with the online conference, which presented the joint work of students from Noviy Urengoy and students of the school research center in Kassel (Germany).
In spite of the new format of the event, the educational objectives of the contests were preserved, and the intensity of scientific discussions was no less than in previous years. Experts spoke with the author of each work, gave recommendations and motivated the participants to further research. The information was given to the news agency “Sever-Press” in service on the public relations and communication with mass media of “Gazprom dobycha Urengoy”.
According to the results of the regional stage, the expert commission defined 15 best research projects. Their authors will represent Yamal at the final stages of the All-Russian contests, which will also be held online this year. The special nomination in cooperation between “Gazprom dobycha Urengoy” and the town department of education “Best research work in oil and gas industry” was established by the decision of the organizing committee. Yelizaveta Gorbenko, a student of secondary school No. 4 from Muravlenko with her research paper “Designing and optimizing of creation of cluster sites for an extractive field”, was recognized as the winner.
“I consider it very important that young people participate in such events”, said Dmitry Leshan, the head of the environmental protection department at “Gazprom dobycha Urengoy”. – “Boys and girls not only understand importance of environmental protection, responsible and careful attitude to nature, but also put forward ideas that can really reduce the negative impact of humans on the environment. And the winners of the regional stage of the contest will have the opportunity to prove themselves at the all-Russian level”.
The All-Russian youth readings named after V. I. Vernadsky is an educational program, the main task of which is in creative development of young researchers. In December 2019-January 2020 the correspondence stage was held, and 302 research works were submitted to it. The contest commission conducted their expert examination, the author of each of them received the detailed review with recommendations, and the best projects were included in the collection of the contest.