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In 2018, the ecosystem of programming language Kotlin, among the founders of which are the graduates of the ITMO University, was growing at an unprecedented rate. With Jan code in Kotlin edited approximately 1.5 million users — compared with the previous year their number grew more than two times. Constantly growing and knowledge base through which to learn and use language becomes easier. Together with Roman Yelizarov, head of the library team working on project Kotlin at JetBrains, tutor of the faculty of information technologies and programming, ITMO University, to understand which resources will help you quickly and effectively learn Kotlin.

Students of the ITMO University for the first time became the winners of the regional student Olympiad in physics. Students of physical-technical faculty Denis Sedov and Anton Hubnik took first place both in team and individual Championships, and the first-year student Zachary Yakovlev became the best in the individual competition. Interuniversity physics Olympiad held in 1998 at the initiative of Nobel prize winner in physics, academician Zhores Alferov with the support of the Committee on science and higher school of Saint Petersburg Government. The organizer of competition acts Saint Petersburg state electrotechnical University "LETI". In an interview with ITMO.NEWS Denis Sedov and Anton Subnick tell you how to win at the Olympics and that helps to look...

In Moscow, announced the winners of the Scopus Award Russia the 2018. The award, established the largest scientific publishing house Elsevier, is awarded to the most cited and published scientists in Europe, Asia, Latin America and Russia. The number of published articles indexed with the world's largest multidisciplinary abstract database Scopus. This year's winners of the award Scopus Award Russia were two researchers work at the ITMO University: Anvar Zakhidov, Professor the University of Texas at Dallas, head of the laboratory "Hybrid nanophotonics and optoelectronics" of the ITMO University, and Valentin, Milica, researcher at physical-technical faculty of the University, who received the award in the nomination "Young scientists".

The results of the meeting of the Council on enhancing the competitiveness of leading universities among major global scientific and educational centres (Project 5-100). The Board recommended that the Ministry of science and higher education of Russia to continue rendering state support to all universities – 21 universities-participant of the 5-100 Project. The universities were divided into three groups, each comprising seven universities. Following consideration of the "road maps" Project 5-100 participants ITMO University entered the top seven.

Breast Cancer is the second most frequent type of malignant tumor in the world. In recent years the disease has become the most common cancer among Russian women: according to statistics, hundreds of cancer patients 21 women with cancer of the breast. To draw attention to the problem of diagnosis and treatment of this disease is called the "Month of fight against breast cancer," which traditionally proclaim the month of October. The first "Pink October" took place over 20 years ago, and today events are joined by hundreds of organizations worldwide. What you need to know about the disease, how to pass diagnosis, why is cancer still so many myths and how to deal with them — we talked to an oncologist clinic "Scandinavia" Basil Filimonenko.

At the beginning of October the ITMO team-KIDS composed Artem Zaporozkogo from the 11th grade of gymnasium №261 and Yuriy Grishin from the 7th grade of Lyceum No. 486 was the best among the school teams of St. Petersburg in the competition in the field of information security "SPb School CTF-2018". The "gold" team took only two participants, to trade around five or six people. How and why to start doing information security for 11 years, where to improve your skills to play in the Russian tournaments, how the tournaments CTF format for students and why the real image of the hacker is different from what we see in the movies, team members said in an interview with ITMO.NEWS.

In September, Russian students won four awards at the International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI) in Japan. Two members of the national team — gold and silver medalists Ramazan Rakhmatullin from Kazan and Michael Anoprenko from St. Petersburg, he entered the faculty of information technologies and programming, ITMO University, and today they continue to train with Andrew Stankevich and dream of playing in the world Championship on programming ACM ICPC. About where to start doing programming, why you should not give up if it's not possible to get to international competition the first time, and what in real life can help Olympiad experience, they said in an interview with ITMO.NEWS.

On 6 October the ITMO University held the II Regional School competitions in the field of security in St. Petersburg "SPb School CTF-2018", organized by the ITMO University and the "Association of chief information security" (mroo ARSIB). Victory among school teams of the city was won by the team of the ITMO University ITMO KIDS. It is noteworthy that the "gold" team consisted of only two participants — Artem Siloviki from the 11th grade of gymnasium №261 and Yuriy Grishin from the 7th grade of Lyceum No. 486, while the teams they were involved in an average of six people. In addition, the competition was attended by the team from Moscow.

In Stockholm ended with the Nobel week. This week it became known that the Nobel prize in physics for 2018 was awarded to Arthur Askino, Gerard Moore and Donna Strickland for pioneering inventions in the field of laser physics. As noted by the Nobel Committee of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, their discoveries revolutionized laser physics, which is why the "extremely small objects and incredibly fast processes can be observed in a new light." Together with scientists of the ITMO University scientists explain the essence of the proposed methods and what opportunities they have opened and may yet open in the future.

In 2010, Andre Geim became the laureate of the Nobel prize in physics for the discovery of graphene. Since then, the wonder material — it is the name assigned to the graphene in English literature — has become a really hot topic. Today the research group of Geim at Manchester University continues the study of two-dimensional materials and making new discoveries. Recent results and perspectives of studies of 2D heterostructures scientist presented at the conference MATENANO-2018 in Sochi. And in an interview with news portal of the ITMO University ITMO.NEWS and corporate journal of MIPT "For science", he talked about how why not a lifetime to engage in the same research area that motivates young scientists to go into fundamental science and why researchers...

In Sochi has opened the third conference on nanophotonics and metamaterials MATENANO-2018. The event takes place on September 21 on the basis of educational center "Sirius". About the latest developments in science tell leading scientists from around the world, including the Nobel prize in physics in 2010 Professor, University of Manchester Andre Geim. His report on recent developments and perspectives studies of 2D heterostructures. In General, this year the conference brought together more than 300 participants from Europe, USA, Australia and Southeast Asia.

International Union of pure and applied chemistry (International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry — IUPAC) and UNESCO has officially endorsed the holding of the fourth in the history of the conference, dedicated to the periodic table of chemical elements. The venue of the conference, which kicks off exactly one year later, on July 26, 2019, will be the ITMO University. The event will be held in celebration of the International year of the periodic table of the chemical elements UN and will bring together leading scientists-chemists, physicists, historians and philosophers of chemistry, faculty of chemistry, Russia, USA, UK, Spain, New Zealand, Taiwan, Italy, Germany, Poland and other countries.

The President of LEGO Education International Esben stark and the head of the Russian office of LEGO Education Russia&CIS; Olga Lombas visited the ITMO University to discuss cooperation opportunities with the University in the development of educational projects. Mission LEGO Education and the ITMO University are the same: is the education of creative, outside the box thinking professionals who will work in an ever-changing world of new technologies. The collaboration of the company and University will allow to develop in children those skills are still at school, then they become motivated and not afraid of challenging professionals.

On the Eve of the youth Day, held its annual Ceremony honoring the best graduates of Saint-Petersburg. At the ceremony, held for the 16th time in the Atrium of the Commandant's house of Peter and Paul fortress, sounded the names of the best graduates of the city. To congratulate young specialists came the Vice-Governor of St. Petersburg Vladimir Kirillov, the first Deputy Chairman of the Union of rectors and other representatives of universities of the Northern capital. University ITMO was represented by master of the Department of computer technology of the ITMO University Gennady Korotkevich is the most famous programmer in the world.

On the Eve of the Innopolis University in Tatarstan, has ended all-Russia robotics Olympiad. School team of the ITMO University on robotics took first place in the senior group creative categories, developing the project "Strawberry Fields" to create a "smart patch" using technologies of Soft Robotics. But members of the younger group presented on the competition of Apple picker "AppleBot" and in the end won the silver medal. Just for a victory at competitions and the opportunity to be part of the Russian national team and represent our country at the WRO 2018 fought 600 enthusiasts from 60 regions of Russia.