Science Slam was held at Gubkin University

On 21 October 2022, for the first time Science Slam was held at Gubkin University. The event was organized with the support of Gubkin University Student Scientific Society and Science Slam Russia, an association of individuals and organizations aimed to promote science and innovations.

During the event, five scientists from Gubkin University made a ten-minute presentation of their research work in an easy-to-understand and interesting format. The best presentation was determined by the audience with the help of a sound level meter.

Representatives of different faculties participated in the competition, including

  • Mr. Yuri Dubinov, Associate Professor of the Department of Metal Science and Nonmetallic Materials, who delivered a presentation on decarbonization;
  • Mr. Roman Shestakov, Associate Professor of the Department of Oil Products and Gas Supplies, who shared his vision of detecting oil leakage from the main pipeline;
  • Mr. Sergey Konev, Senior Lecturer of the Department of Information, Energy Law and Criminal Law Disciplines, who spoke about jurisprudence and his long journey to defending a Ph.D. thesis;
  • Mr. Kirill Cherednichenko, Senior Researcher of the Department of Physical and Colloid Chemistry, who made a presentation about composite materials for surgery.

Based on the competition results, Mr. Alexey Dengaev, Associate Professor of the Department of Oil Field Development and Operation, became the winner. Mr. Dengaev shared his experience of growing strawberries on "specially fertilized" soil and received the greatest applause from the audience.

The event brought together over 100 participants, and the online broadcast received over 50,000 views.

Science Slam at Gubkin University was held as part of the university league. The winner becomes a candidate for participation in the regional stage of the Science Slam university league, the winners of which in turn will present at the All-Russian University Science Slam within the Young Scientists Congress.