New formats of JINR-MIPT cooperation

News, 28 October 2021

During the visit of MIPT Rector Dmitry Livanov to JINR, it was noted that it is important for the scientific youth to gain work experience in laboratories with advanced scientific infrastructure under the supervision of world-class scientists. MIPT considers JINR exactly such a partner and is interested in extending cooperation in the fields of experimental high energy physics and theoretical physics.

The parties discussed this and other prospects for cooperation this week at the meeting of the Rector of the National Research University MIPT and JINR Director Grigory Trubnikov. Moreover, Dmitry Livanov got acquainted with the implementation of the NICA megascience project and visited the factory of superconducting magnets.

Talking about cooperation with MIPT as an advanced university of the world level, Grigory Trubnikov noted the efficiency of state support of universities in the Russian Federation. The largest of them is the Prioritet 2030 (lit. “Priority”) programme. “Becoming a member of a scientific collaboration requires certain contribution, i.e. time, infrastructure, intellect, or finances. However, Priority 2030 now ensures mechanisms that provide universities with an opportunity to participate in large-scale scientific experiments. In this regard, NICA, being constructed literally next door to the legendary MIPT, has clear advantages,” RAS Academician Trubnikov highlighted.

Participants of the meeting outlined high demand for highly qualified young scientific personnel for the implementation of the key projects of the Joint Institute.

“For the past five years, JINR has come over a fantastic path. It is gratifying that such a unique facility as NICA is being developed in Russia. It is a huge scientific achievement. We are interested in providing our students and postgraduates with an opportunity to become part of this project, to participate in this fantastic world-level science,” Dmitry Livanov said.

The parties highlighted the importance of informing students of advanced specialised universities about JINR’s scientific capabilities. Participants of the event came to a common opinion on the need for uniting efforts so that to increase the flow of young MIPT scientists engaged in the Institute’s activities. In this regard, the parties discussed the development of the interface for interaction between MIPT and Dubna and, in particular, the establishment of research laboratories on the MIPT platform for experiments at the NICA collider. For this purpose, the institutions agreed on working towards the necessary expansion of the existing cooperation agreement between MIPT and JINR.