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Construction site of the first stage objects world-class campus of NSU, which is being built within national project “Science and Universities” By decision of the President of the Russian Federation, the Vice-Governor of the Novosibirsk Region Irina Manuilova and the Minister of Science and Innovation Policy of the Novosibirsk Region Vadim Vasiliev visited. Representatives of the Government of the NSO got acquainted with the progress of construction and highly appreciated the speed and quality of the work performed.

Roofing work, installation of internal walls, installation of elevator equipment, installation of external utility networks have been completed for all facilities, and the thermal contour of the buildings has been provided. Currently, finishing work is being carried out in the underground and above-ground parts of the buildings, work on the installation of internal engineering networks, facades, furniture assembly work is being carried out, as well as landscaping of the territory. The layout of the academic building will allow for the placement of laboratories, classrooms and workshops in biology, physics and chemistry equipped with heavy-duty ventilation. In a modern building, conditions will be created for 625 gifted schoolchildren (currently 550 schoolchildren are studying at the NSU Scientific and Research Center), to modernize the educational process and integrate it into project and scientific activities.

— The President of Russia in March 2021 set the task of creating a network of modern campuses in Russia. The idea of building a student campus in Novosibirsk was proposed in the same year by Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin following a visit to NSU, and since then we have been successfully implementing this idea. And thanks to the united, well-structured work of all relevant structures led by the Regional Government, today we are already seeing tangible results: the readiness of the first stage of the campus is at the final stage. This project will add a completely new dynamic to the university, Akademgorodok and the entire region. It is important to note that in his Address to the Federal Assembly, the head of state proposed increasing the number of planned modern campuses from 25 to 40, covering almost half of the country’s regions with this program,” noted Vice Governor Irina Manuilova.

The total area of the NSU campus is more than 78 thousand square meters. m, the total area of the first stage is 38 thousand square meters. m. 530 people work at the first stage facilities; 19 thousand cubic meters of concrete were used during construction; more than half a million bricks were used to build partitions. Completion of the first stage of construction is scheduled for the summer of 2024. In parallel, the construction of second-stage facilities is underway, which includes the building of continuous classrooms (construction readiness is 30%), the educational and scientific center of the Institute of Medicine and Psychology of NSU (12.7%), and the research center (9.2%). The construction of the second stage of facilities will increase the teaching space by 25%, in particular, the building of continuous classrooms, designed for 1,700 students, will create a modern infrastructure not only for educational, but also for research activities.

“Today we have seen that the construction of the campus is even slightly ahead of schedule, which confirms the success of the project in the public-private partnership format. The world-class university campus of NSU will become a center of attraction for talented young people interested in the development of domestic science. Conditions will be created here for students to live, study and work. This vast territory with innovative infrastructure will fit perfectly into the urban landscape and will become a platform for the development of knowledge-intensive businesses and attracting investments in science,” said Vadim Vasiliev, Minister of Science and Innovation Policy of the Novosibirsk Region.

The development of technological student entrepreneurship on the basis of the world-class campus of NSU will increase the share of resident companies of the Scientific and Technological Park of the Novosibirsk Academgorodok and will ensure the creation and development of the scientific, innovative, social, engineering and transport infrastructure of the Novosibirsk Academgorodok, in addition, the implementation of the project will attract school graduates from other regions and increase the number of promising highly qualified researchers, develop our own research agenda in priority areas of fundamental and applied research.

— After the commissioning of the new campus, the number of students by 2030 will increase by 20% – up to 12 thousand, including 3 thousand students from abroad. The campus will include a Science Park and will house laboratories performing research and development work in promising areas. Such studies are either poorly represented or not represented at all in the institutes of the SB RAS. Thus, the emergence of a new campus and modern research infrastructure will help improve the status of the Academic Town as an educational and scientific center of federal significance,” emphasized NSU Rector Mikhail Fedoruk.

Among the key programs that will be implemented on the basis of the new campus are artificial intelligence and big data processing, biotechnology, synchrotron-neutron research, photonics and sensors, digital medicine, as well as new functional materials and space instrumentation.

An important component of the first stage of the project is the educational building and leisure center of the NSU Scientific Research Center. Physics and mathematics school students will be able to start classes in the new buildings on September 1, 2024.

“Moving to new buildings will allow us to combine the most advanced infrastructure solutions and long-standing teaching traditions to create a unique educational environment that has no analogues in Russia. Our students will receive knowledge from real scientists, as is happening now, but to transfer this knowledge we will be able to use all the advantages that modern equipment provides. “I am sure that this approach contributes to the education of scientists and engineers from school, who will ensure the scientific and technological development of the country in the future,” says the director SUSC NSU Lyudmila Nekrasova.

The program to create a network of world-class campuses is being implemented by the Ministry of Education and Science together with regions and business on behalf of Russian President Vladimir Putin. The campuses are being created within the framework of the national project “Science and Universities”. The concepts of the projects involve creating an opportunity for students and young scientists not only to receive a quality education in their homeland and conduct scientific research in modernly equipped buildings using advanced equipment, but also to live in comfortable conditions.

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