PSU Participates Russian-German Symposium

The International Academic Cooperation Office team spoke on behalf of Perm State University at the Russian-German Symposium “The Interaction of Climate Issues Coverage and Science Diplomacy.”

Young scholars, communicators in science and journalists from Germany and Russia used the Symposium platform to discuss the relevant issues, and practice academic communication skills in an interactive workshop. Addressing the topic, the team of Natalia Dobrynina, Kristina Vetrova and Anna Peisakhovich discussed the role of science diplomacy and science journalism.

On behalf of the German side, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences as a part of the Helmholtz Association of National Research Centres (GFZ Helmholtz-Zentrum Potsdam – Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum), and Humboldt University of Berlin (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin,) took part.

“The events like this are important for Russian universities, as they contribute to the progress of bilateral academic ties, effective academic communication and involvement in the search for joint solutions to global challenges,” says Natalya Dobrynina, Head of the International Academic Cooperation Office, PSU, in an interview with Dr. Ludwig Stroink, Head “Projects & International Affairs” – Executive Board, GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences.

Concentrating on the Symposium topic, the participants discussed the positive effect of climate research in international academic collaborations, contributing to the overall diplomatic climate. Dr. Géza Andreas von Geyr, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Germany to Russia (Botschafter der Bundesrepublik Deutschland in der Russischen Föderation) participated in the discussion. The participation in the Symposium followed the goal of developing the science diplomacy at PSU within the framework of the “Rational Subsoil Use” Perm Research and Educational Center