Since 2015, the regional platform for the Olympiad is KFU Seminar participants will be able to make audio recording of interviews using cassette and digital voice recorders, mobile devices iPhone OS 3.1, iPhone 2G, iPhone 3G and iPhone 3Gs, process recordings of communicative situations using computer audio processing software – MediaCoder 0.7.1.4433, Soni Sound Forge 8.0 , Nero WaveEditor, Blaze Media Pro and WaveSurfer 1.8.5 – 2005, as well as transfer audio recordings into text by familiarizing yourself with automatic speech recognition programs for a computer – Chrome Speech Recognizer, HTML5 Speech Recognition and automatic speech recognition programs for iPhone – Dragon Dictation, Dragon Naturally Speaking, Dragon Go !, Dragon Mobile Assistant. In addition, they will be invited to try their hand at measuring the acoustic parameters of experimental speech material on the exposure equipment – an oscilloscope and a sound signal generator, as well as using the Adobe Audition computer program. In Crimea, the results of the qualifying round in physics of the Interregional Olympiad “Future Researchers are the Future of Science” have been summed up, the media center of the V.I. Vernadsky. “According to the regulations of the Olympiad, in agreement with the founders of the Olympiad, the participants selected in the protocol will go to the finals,” the message says. The final round of the Physics Olympiad will take place on March 13, 2016 on the basis of the V.I. Vernadsky. According to the order of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, the Olympiad for schoolchildren “Future Researchers – the Future of Science” is included in the list of Olympiads for schoolchildren that give benefits when entering universities. Since 2015, the regional venue for the Olympiad has been KFU. In total, 62 pupils of grades 8-11 from 16 Crimean schools took part in the Olympiad. Men’s national 123helpme.me basketball team of the Crimean Federal University named after V.I. Vernadsky took part in the second round of the highest division of Russia “South” of the Association of Student Basketball of Russia, according to the media center of the KFU. The event took place in the sports complex of the Astrakhan State University. “Our students, led by the coaching staff represented by Valery Khodorchenko and A. Pogodin met with the national teams of the Astrakhan State University and the Astrakhan State Technical University, holding two basketball matches with each. In all four matches, the players of the Crimean Federal got four confident victories, ”said the head of the youth policy department of the KFU Bogdan Gomenyuk. According to him, after two away rounds, the KFU team has risen to the second line in the standings of the “Southern” division, yielding the leader position only to the Southern Federal University. “But the chances to bypass SFedU remain: at the beginning of February the 3rd round will be held in Crimea. And in the home arena, as they say, the walls will help and the fans will support them, ”Gomenyuk stressed. Crimean Republican Universal Scientific Library named after I. Ya. Franko celebrated his 95th birthday, according to the media center of the V.I. Vernadsky. On behalf of the rector of the university Sergei Donich, the editor-in-chief of the scientific journal “Culture of the Peoples of the Black Sea Region”, Professor Yuri Katunin presented the director of the library, Svetlana Nemirovich, to the library fund 185 printed and 250 electronic issues of the journal. The magazine “Culture of the Peoples of the Black Sea Region” has been published for 17 years and covers the cultural and scientific life of the Crimea and the Black Sea Region. A New Year’s ball was held in Krasnodar with the participation of cadets of the Krasnodar Presidential Cadet School and pupils of the Krasnodar School of Noble Maidens Elena Morozova, the press service of the Southern Military District reports. The event took place in the hall-hall of the city philharmonic society. “30 best pupils from each educational institution were selected to participate in the historical reconstruction of the New Year’s celebration,” the message says. The main goal of the event is to restore cultural continuity, preserve and enhance the best traditions of the cadet movement, develop ball culture skills and aesthetic taste, as well as enrich the inner world of students of educational institutions. “The program of the gala evening included two dance sections, during which each couple repeatedly went to the“ parquet ”and performed complex elements of historical ballroom dance,” the press service said. At the end of the ball, participants, spectators and guests chose the best pair – the King and Queen of the evening. In 2018, the Taurida Academy of the Crimean Federal University named after I. IN AND. Vernadsky will receive two new dormitories and a student club, said the director of the academy Igor Voronin in an interview with the Kryminform news agency. “One hostel will be designed for 450 places, the other – for 150”, – said Voronin. The student club will have two floors, and will also have a concert and rehearsal room. Voronin added that a new academic building will also be built, into which it is planned to transfer two philological faculties of the Academy – Slavic Philology and Journalism and Crimean Tatar and Oriental Philology, the Institute of Foreign Philology and the Faculty of Information and Printing Technologies. “It will turn out to be a kind of linguistic core of the university, where a center for collective use with language laboratories, simultaneous translation rooms, rooms for classes in subgroups, etc. will be created,” the director specified. The head of the Tavricheskaya Academy noted that it is also planned to build a modern sports and recreation complex with a swimming pool. It is assumed that the Faculty of Physical Education and Sports will move there. At the Crimean Federal University named after V.I. Vernadsky has about 36 thousand students, according to the media center of the KFU. KFU Rector Sergey Donich at the conference of labor collectives summed up the results of KFU’s work in 2015. In addition, plans for the next year were outlined, as well as elections to the Academic Council of the KFU from the newly created and reorganized structural divisions were held. “2015 has become a truly significant year for the university. The university took its first steps, and they were successful. I believe that our teachers are ready to solve problems of any complexity, and graduates will benefit the country’s economy. Great achievements await KFU in the future, ”Donich said. He noted that the university is actively implementing advanced educational programs, introducing new methods and projects aimed at improving the quality of education. “All this greatly popularizes the Crimean Federal among students. Thus, more than 1,000 applicants have fought for the right to study at some faculties in the current admission campaign. For example, the competition for the specialty “journalism” was 16 people per place, and for the specialty “dentistry” – 18. Now there are about 36 thousand students at KFU. It is gratifying that almost 550 young people from other regions of Russia and over 2,700 foreigners gave preference to the Crimean university, ”Donich stressed. He noted that thanks to the creation of KFU, there was a real opportunity to send students to scientific competitions, sports competitions and tournaments at the expense of the university to various regions of the country. More than 1 million rubles have already been spent for these purposes. “In addition, for the first time in many years, our students were able to go to study and practice in the country’s leading educational institutions from the North Caucasus to Kaliningrad. Nothing like this has happened for over 20 years, ”Donic added. The rector also recalled that the qualifications of the teaching staff play a decisive role in the educational process. “KFU employs the most highly qualified teachers of Crimea. Out of 2596 teachers, 311 are doctors of sciences, 1402 are candidates of sciences, 748 are professors and associate professors, ”Donich said. According to the rector, in general, during the year of operation, the university has significantly modernized: equipment is purchased and the most modern laboratories are created. And next year the construction of a new campus, educational buildings, dormitories and a swimming pool will begin. At the Humanitarian Pedagogical Academy (branch) of the Crimean Federal University named after V.I. Vernadsky in Yalta, the first stage of the KFU Open Championship in the game “What? Where? When? ”, The media center of KFU reports. The game was attended by 18 teams, including representatives of KFU universities and schools of Yalta. The game was played in three rounds, each of which had 12 questions. According to the results of the game, the first place, gaining 25 points, was taken by the team “Pyrrates” of the Institute of Philology, History and Arts of the State Pedagogical University. The second place, one point behind, was taken by a team from Simferopol “Dozen Koala Bears” – the Academy of Civil Engineering and Architecture of the Kazan Federal University.