NUST MISIS launched two online courses on edX — one of the world`s leading educational online platforms, created on the initiative of MIT and Harvard. The courses, on materials science and mathematics, have been specially designed for edX by leading scientists working at NUST MISIS. Users of the global platform will not only have a unique opportunity to take the course, but also to take an exam and receive a certificate, which will be considered during admission to NUST MISIS master`s degree program. Continue reading NUST MISIS Launches First English Language Pre-Master`s Degree Courses on edX
May 8, 2017
The secret to being a good science writer is thinking like a reader.
Are you thinking about joining our science writing competition but not sure where to start? Well, I’m not on the judging panel and cannot speak on their behalf, but here are some tips I’ve found to be useful as an editor of a science news portal and more importantly, as a reader.
Continue reading An Editor’s Science Writing Cheat Sheet
May 10, 2017
On April 29th, 2017, AWUC organized a seminar on “Public Speaking: Science or Art?” delivered by Alexey Pronushin, Director of the company “Public Man”. Continue reading Interactive Seminar “Public Speaking: Science or Art?” on April 29th, 2017
May 2, 2017
Russian State Social University is honored to host the XXIII NATE – Russia International Convention and English Language Expo. National Association of Teachers of English (NATE) is the national professional bodyrepresenting teachers of English throughout Russia. Continue reading XXIII NATE – Russia International Convention and English Language Expo, 30 May – 03 June’17 Moscow, Russia
April 27, 2017
When I try to explain to my students this mysterious thing called “close reading,” I often use a metaphor. Books are like people, I say. They’re complicated and multilayered, and they take time to get to know. Like people, they’re not always upfront about (or even aware of) their intentions and motivations. You have to listen carefully and observe closely and read between the lines.
Continue reading Literature and Money. Studying what you love without being exploited
April 24, 2017
The Academic Writing Center is organising a seminar on open Science Writing. The target group is researchers, doctoral students, and research administrative staff of the university.
A FREE seminar will be held on June 2nd, 2017.
Continue reading Free seminar on Abstract Writing for NUST MISiS Researchers on June 2nd
April 24, 2017
Ruth Behar won a MacArthur fellowship in 1988 when she was only 31. She brings deep intelligence, warmth, and a passionate vulnerability to her work as a professor of anthropology at the University of Michigan and a fiction writer, poet, essayist, and filmmaker. “The experience of being uprooted from Cuba as a child,” she said, in an interview for the Scholars Talk Writing series, “left a hole inside me that gives me the humility and the deep uncertainty from which all my writing stems.” Continue reading Scholars Talk Writing: Ruth Behar
April 17, 2017
No one likes job hunting. Scouring through online jobs boards, spiffing up your résumé, prepping for grueling interviews — none of it’s fun. But perhaps the most challenging part of the process is writing an effective cover letter. There’s so much conflicting advice out there, it’s hard to know where to start. Indeed, in an age of digital communication, many might question whether you even need a cover letter anymore. Continue reading How to Write a Cover Letter
April 14, 2017
We invite you to participate in the one-day educational research and practice seminar titled “Recommendations of CSAB Scopus experts and editors from Elsevier for editors and publishers from Russia and the CIS countries”. Continue reading Seminar: “Recommendations of CSAB Scopus experts and editors from Elsevier for editors and publishers from Russia and the CIS countries”
April 11, 2017
Even the most eloquent and charismatic speakers often wish they had better public speaking skills. The Academic Writing Office invites you to take part in the Interactive seminar “Public Speaking: Science or Art?” on the April 29, 2017. The interactive seminar aims to build confidence and reduce the fear of speaking in public during conferences, in the lecture hall, at meetings, or just impromptu situations.
Continue reading Interactive Seminar “Public Speaking: Science or Art?” on April 29th