Organization of on-the-job training, pregraduation practical training on the contractual basis has become traditional for the branch “Institute of Radiation Safety and Ecology” RSE NNC RK, not only for students of Kazakhstani educational institutions but also CIS countries. In particular, 5th year students of M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University, Radiochemistry Chair of the Chemistry Faculty undergo a practical training in the Analytical Research Department for the second year running. This year (from June 1 to June 28) Tatyana Romanovna Polyakova is undergoing the practical training as well.
The branch was paid a visit by M.V. Lomonosov MSU staff members – senior staff scientists Irina Engelsovna Vlasova and Anna Yuryevna Romanchuk in order to become familiar with the scientific equipment, procedures of analytical measurements as well as establish long-term mutually beneficial relations. Guests visited the STS museum and laboratory buildings of the branch. On-site tours were also arranged to the Test Site– “Experimental Field” and “Atomic” lake sites.
Foreign collaborators met the branch team as part of the workshop at which the Russian scientists presented the main scientific lines of MSU Chemistry Faculty. At the meeting issues of joint research, mathematical processing of data and a possibility of joint events (conferences, workshops etc.) were discussed. As a result of the meeting, an agreement was concluded on scientific cooperation which includes knowledge sharing, teaching students, Ph.D. students and young specialists, various joint scientific research.
Guests were really thankful to organizers for the cordial welcome and an opportunity to see Semipalatinsk Test Site being unique in terms of radioecology and its sites. Spiritual affinity among our staff members and MSU representatives as noted by the guests makes scientific cooperation prospects even more optimistic.