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A session of the Academic Council of Stavropol State Agrarian University was held


Encouraging respected scientists, highly effective teachers and promising employees of the Agrarian University, as well as updating the research vector of the university, became an important part of the meeting of the Academic Council of the SSAU on February 28.

Awarded for outstanding performance!

At the beginning of the meeting the rector of the Stavropol State University, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Professor V.I. Truhachev warmly congratulated 47 employees of the university with awarding the titles and handed department and other awards for outstanding performance.

The silver medal "For Contribution to the Development of the Russian Agro-Industrial Complex" was awarded to Professor B.A. Doronin, Professor of the Department of Finance, Credit and Insurance. Honorary titles were awarded to three chairmen. So, the head of the Department of Therapy and Pharmacology of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Professor VA Orobets was awarded the title of “Honorary Worker of the Education Sector of the Russian Federation”. The medal and the certificate of the awarding the title of "Honored Worker of Higher Professional Education of the Russian Federation" was presented by the Head of the Department of Economic Analysis and Audit of the Faculty of Accounting and Finance, Professor M.G. Leshchova. Head of the Department of Technical Service, Standardization and Metrology of the Faculty of Agricultural Mechanization, Professor A. Lebedev became "Honorary Worker of the Russian Agro-Industrial Complex ".

Honorary letters of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation were handed to V.Yu. Morozov, vice-rector for Scientific and Innovative Work of the State Agrarian University and M.S. Sigida, head of the department of agrochemistry and plant physiology. Acknowledgments from the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation – D.V. Ivanov, Chairman of the Council of Young Scientists and Specialists, Head of the Department of Research and Development; V.A. Bulatov, press photographer of the SSAU, and A.N. Maryin, assistant professor of the Department of Soil Science named after V.I. T Tulpanov, Faculty of Agrobiology and Land Resources.

The medals of the III degree of the Governor of the Stavropol Territory "For Valorous Labour" were handed to the head of the Department of Soil Science named after V.I. Tulpanov V.S. Tskhovrebov and the dean of the Faculty of Mechanization of Agriculture E.V. Kulayev.

V.Yu. Ermakova, Professor of the Department of Entrepreneurship and World Economy of the Economics Faculty, and V. M. Perederieva, Assistant Professor of the Department of General Agriculture, Plant Cultivation and Selection named after Professor F.I. Bobryshev, Faculty of Agrobiology and Land Resources, V.M. Perederieva, were awarded the title "Honorary Worker of the Agro-Industrial Complex of the Stavropol Territory".

A. N. Kvochko the head of the Department of Physiology, Surgery and Obstetrics of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Professor of the Russian Academy of Sciences was awarded the medal of Academician E. F. Liskun, established by the Russian State Agrarian University named after K. A. Timiryazev.

Nine teachers and employees of the Stavropol State University were awarded the Honorary Diploma of the Governor of the Stavropol Territory; 7 representatives of the collective of the Agrarian University - the Certificate of Honor of the Duma of the Stavropol Territory; 4 - Diplomas of the Stavropol City Duma; 9 - Honorary Diploma of the Ministry of Education and Youth Policy of the Stavropol Territory; 2-The certificate of Honor of the Leninsky district administration of the city of Stavropol.

The activity of the chairman of the primary trade union organization of students of the Stavropol State Agrarian University Nikolai Golovin was marked with the Honorary Diploma of the Ministry of Culture of the Stavropol Territory.

This unprecedented number of awards is evidence of the tireless work of the collective of one of the flagships of agrarian education in Russia and their desire to achieve high quality indicators in various directions of the university's activity and, of course, concern for key personnel and the rank and file representatives on the part of the authorities.

In favor of the scientific breakthrough

V. Yu. Morozov, Professor, Vice-Rector for research and innovation activities, addressed the members of the Academic Council of the Stavropol State University with a report on the results of research and innovation activities in 2017, and it was one of the main issues of the meeting. It was stressed that during the reporting period the university achieved significant results, which, for example, is evidenced by the leading position of the Stavropol State Agrarian University in the rating of Russian agrarian universities by RIA Novosti.

The scientific and practical journal "Herald of the agrarian and industrial complex of Stavropolia", published by SSAU, entered the updated list of State Commission for Academic Degrees and Titles, it’s on the 28th place out of 172 journals in the Sience Indeх rating on "Agriculture". The result of participation of 300 employees of the university in more than 100 exhibitions of different levels: 67 gold, silver and bronze medals, as well as the Grand Prix of the largest exhibition "Agrorus", 124 protection documents for inventions, utility models, and certificates for computer programs were received.

Young researchers, who demonstrated scientific ambitions, actively showed themselves. Among them are the students who took the Grail of the Vavilov Olympics and the winners of the All-Russian intellectual game "The Beginner Farmer", 5 winners of the "UMNIK" program, 7 winners of the All-Russian competition for the best scientific work among students, graduate students and young scientists of the universities of the Ministry of Agriculture of the Russian Federation. Three young scientists of SSAU Agarkov A.V., Samoilenko I.V., Kireev I.V. are the holders of the grant of the President of the Russian Federation for 2018-2020. Three other scientists, carrying out advanced research and development in priority areas of modernization of the Russian economy, Pavlyuk RV, Samoylenko V. V., Shakhova VN became scholarship holders of the President of the Russian Federation.

Nevertheless, taking into account the challenges modern agrarian science is facing, and the existing aggregate potential of the university - laboratories, small innovative enterprises, complexes and centers, in the opinion of the vice-rector V. Yu. Morozov, it is necessary to improve the efficiency of research and innovation activities, using significant reserves.

Their suggestions on updating the research vector of the agrarian higher education institution were further expressed by the deputies of the deans on the scientific work of the faculties of the Stavropol State University. Among them - systematic training of scientific personnel; the creation of scientific schools; an increase in the number of international scientific conferences and the issue of monographs, operating software products that are consistent with the principles of the digital economy and the practical purposes of their use, the introduction of scientific developments in production through the creation of prototypes; intensification of international cooperation.

Scientists of the economics faculty, for example, are going to develop methodological approaches to marketing research and modeling of the food market and the promising market of "FoodNet"; prepare infrastructure support for the development of youth technological entrepreneurship; make the foundation for the formation of an information platform for the Regional Technology Transfer System in Agriculture. Significant training improvement of engineering personnel in promising areas and commercialization of scientific and technical products for the agro-industrial complex will be possible due to the acquisition of modern, including robotic, equipment at the Faculty of Agricultural Mechanization. The creation of a "Youth polygon" for conducting electrical installation works, the opening of the "Intelligent Wireless Sensor Systems" Center and the Center for Dispatch Control of Heat Consumption Systems are priorities for the Electric Power Department. For the development of domestic breeding and modern information technologies on the basis of the experimental station of the Faculty of Agrobiology and Land Resources, it is planned to add a state variety test plot to the existing 8 stationary and 21 short-term experiments. For the first time, work will be carried out in the field of remote sensing of the Earth; it will be done together with the Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences,

And this is not all the upcoming plans. The most important task will remain topical - not only involving young people in the scientific activity of the university departments, but also retaining them as teachers. In science, both succession and a generation change are important! 

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