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Siberian Federal University - ICT 2011.8.1 Technology-Enhanced Learning (IP, NoE, CSA), SSH.2012.1.1-1 Education systems in the 21st century

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Date of filling in 26.07.2011
Organization name Siberian Federal University
Organization adress Siberian Federal University, 82 A Svjbodny Prospect Office 224-1, Krasnoyarsk, 660041, The Russian Federation
Department/Unit Center for Grant-oriented Activity, R&D Dept.
Contact person Dr. Natalie Edwards, Head of Center for Grant-oriented Activity, PhD in Adults' Education; SibFU LEAR in FP7
Phone +7-9135355620, +7-391-2497908
Fax +7-391-2497908
E-Mail Klimnatal60@yandex.ru
Web-site http://www.sfu-kras.ru/en
Organization type
  • Research
  • Education
Special Programme
Information and Communication Technologies (ICT)
Socio-economic sciences and humanities (SSH)
Call identifier
Topic number ICT 2011.8.1 Technology-Enhanced Learning (IP, NoE, CSA), SSH.2012.1.1-1 Education systems in the 21st century
Call Deadline
Short description of the organization (max 12 lines): Siberian Federal University (2006) incorporates 19 Institutes, 41 thous students and over 3 thous of the staff basically Doctorate degree-holders. The university board of trustees is represented by major businesses, politics and R&D sphere. The Board Chair is D. Medvedev, the RF President. Major R&D areas: environment, energy, novel materials and technologies, ICT, metallurgy, architecture and construction, soci-economic and humanitarian sciences, engineering. Center for Grant-oriented Activity: experience in projects within INTAS, TEMPUS, ERASMUS/MUNDUS and FP6/7. Registered in EC PADOR (RU-2010-CCI-1805781075) and ECAS (PIC 983712406). R&D achievements: developed and is being implemented an educational model for researchers' training for international research project activities (focused on FP7) - dissertation investigation and paper (2010): university-based target group information and methodical continuous support in their potential participation in national and international projects; pre-project training through a specific professional development course available for the staff.
Expertise offered Research partnership networking (at least 30 researchers from Siberian R&D centers and universities) driven by a newly developed partner's profile, researchers' training for international R&D project activities through a tree-component educational model (incl. a) short-term navigation course oriented at ERA/FP7, b) continuous information and methodical support and c) assistance in integration into ERA); establishment of at least 10 long-term R&D partnerships oriented at joint FP7 project proposals and at least 5 sustainable consortia in thematic areas of FP7, 3 scientific papers submitted to internationally recognized R&D journals by the end of year 2 of the project activity as sustainable development actions leading to active partnerships and long-term contacts and joint projects. The network is to be annually updated and enhanced by newcomers involved in project activities. A target Web-portal will be developed and available on the base of SibFU web-site (http://www.sfu-kras.ru/en/research) in accordance with CORDIS announcements will incorporate the sections:
  • a) partner search facility;
  • b) European R&D findings and project outcomes in thematic priorities;
  • c) open Calls and tenders of FP7 open for Russian participants;
  • d) project results dissemination, on-coming events.
Scientific keywords networking researchers' training for ERA and FP7 information and methodical support FP7 project proposal development Russian researchers' integration in ERA
Publications on the topic (other references)
  • Development of the Researcher's Competency for International Research Project Activity : Monographic Book, Siberian Federal University, Krasnoyarsk, 2011. - 239 p.;
  • The Russian Researcher’s Motivation for International Project-related Activity // Journal of Siberian Federal University. Humanities & Social Sciences V.3 – 2010.P. 388-396.
  • Progress of the Krasnoyarsk-based Regional Network in the Project SITE, International Conference IST-2006 “Strategies for Leadership”, Special Session: “View of Russia in IST”, Helsinki (Finland), 2006.
  • International Project-based Educational Functions Developing Scientific, Infrastructural and Professional Competences of the Researchers Involved, Journal of Siberian Federal University. Humanities & Social Sciences V. 2 – 2009. P. 259-266.
  • Involvement of Researchers into International Project Activity in the Framework Programs by European Commission, All-Russian Workshop “Innovations in Contemporary World: Problems and Pуrspectives”. Volgograd, 2009.
  • Information and Methodical Support for Researchers as Contribution into Their Readiness for International Project Activity, Inter-Regional Workshop “Contemporary Universities: Missions Diversity and Competitiveness”, Omsk, 2008. P. 178 – 184.
  • About the Researcher’s Readiness for International Research Cooperation, Higher Education in Russia, Moscow, 2009. – No. 4, P. 111–115
  • Problem of the Researchers’ Preparation for Integration into the World Research Environment under the Conditions Influencing Their Professional // Siberian Pedagogical Journal. – 2009. – No. 9.– P. 377-383
  • Search for Identification Criteria in the Contents and Excellence of Higher Professional Education in Russia and Abroad, Monographic Book, Siberian Federal University, Krasnoyarsk, 2007. – 556 p.
  • Krasnoyarsk-based Regional Center for RTD Collaboration with Europe: Technical University Expertise within Innovative Management of FP6 Projects, The First International Forum “From Science to Business”, Saint-Petersburg, 2007, pp. 141-144.
Description of previous and present experience in International Cooperation
  • SITE (Siberia, Information Technologies and Europe) No. 004123 (2004 – 2006) – multi-level regional network of 11 European offices and 51 R&D teams oriented at Russian-European RTD partnership in FP6 (4 project proposals, 30 RU-EU partnerships), recognized as the most advanced network of 7 regional ones by the session of Helsinki-based board at IST-2006.
  • RUSERA.Exe (Russia and European Research Area, Executive) No. INCO 043701 (2007-2008) network of informal education and training oriented at integration to FP6/FP7 (597 researchers), 24 events, model of continuous information and methodical support, 20 long-term RU-EU partnerships.
  • 3 projects by the RF Federal Target Programme “Development of R&D Higher Education Institutions' Capacity"
Previous participation in EU’s Framework Programme projects