18 November is the 216th birthday of Kazan Federal University.
Rector Ilshat Gafurov started today’s morning briefing by congratulating the University team. He mentioned KFU’s successes in international rankings and in Russian academic leadership program of world-level research centers. He also said that Kazan University is the only university in Russia to open an in-house COVID emergency ward.
After that, a number of awards of commendations were given to employees. The list is as follows.
Konstantin Ushinsky Medal for Merit in Education and Longtime Earnest Work:
Lyaylya Salekhova, Professor, Department of Bilingual and Digital Education.
Distinguished Worker of Education of Russia:
Yelena Merzon, Director, Yelabuga Institute;
Diana Sabirova, Director, Higher School of Foreign Languages and Translation, Institute of International Relations;
Andrey Bolshakov, Professor, Chair, Department of Conflict Studies;
Gulshat Galiullina, Professor, Chair, Department of Tatar Language Studies;
Olga Khramova, Teacher, Lobachevsky Lyceum.
Distinguished Worker of Education and High Technology of Russia:
Ramil Khayrutdinov, Director, Institute of International Relations.
Commendation Letter from the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of Russia:
Igor Privalov, Director, Higher School of Public Administration;
Mikhail Varfolomeev, Associate Professor, Chair, Department of Heavy Hydrocarbon Extraction;
Lapel Pin for Merit in Education from the Republic of Tatarstan:
Damir Khasanov, Chair, Department of Geophysics and Geo-Information Technology;
Aleksey Kolchev, Associate Professor, Department of Radio Astronomy.
Source text: Leisan Zakirova
Photo: Nikita Tokhtasinov
Translation: Yury Nurmeev