International Scientific Conference of Students, Postgraduates and Young Scientists "Lomonosov" is organized annually in Lomonosov Moscow State University within the International Scientific Youth Forum "Lomonosov". The chairman of the Organizing Committee of the "Lomonosov" Forum is the rector of Lomonosov Moscow State University Academic Victor Sadovnichiy.
The main goal of the Conference is to develop creativity of students, postgraduates and young scientists, incorporate them into finding solutions to the challenges of modern science in order to preserve and develop common international scientific and educational space and establish contacts with future colleagues.
Organization of the Conference
The Organizing Committee of the Conference monitors the general issues of preparation and convening. The work of the sections (the means and methods of application approval, organization of workshops, their attendance by experts) is supervised by the representatives of the Sections and the Organizing Committees of the sections. The Organizing Committee of the Conference communicates with the Organizing Committees of the sections through the Executive Secretary of the Conference and the executive secretaries of each section. The Executive secretary of the Conference coordinates the work of the executive secretaries of the sections. Organizing Committees and executive secretaries of the sections are suggested by the Deans of the faculties and approved by the Organizing Committee of the Conference.
The Organizing Committee of the conference has the right to adjust the work of the Organizing Committees of individual sections, evaluate it and report the assessment to the administrations of the faculties.
The representatives of the Organizing Committee of the Sections have to attend preparatory meetings for the Conference, promptly provide the administrations of faculties with the information received, timely give report on the preparation work of their sections to the representatives of the Organizing Committee of the Conference, timely and properly answer the questions of participants by email or on the on-line forum.
Participation in the Conference
The Conference welcomes students (specialists, bachelors and masters), postgraduate students and young scientists from any country of the world under the age of 35 – including students, postgraduates and staff of universities and academic institutions from Russia and abroad.
The term young scientists refers to postgraduates, lecturers and assistant professors. The participation of Ph.D. and D. Sc. is regulated according to the distinction traditionally accepted in Russia: Professors and Doctors of Science cannot participate even if they are younger than 36 years old while the participation of the Candidates of Science under the age of 35 is restricted by the decisions of the Organizing Committees of particular sub-Sections.
If the research presented at the Conference is done in co-authorship, each of the co-authors should meet the standard requirements given above.
Co-authorship with an academic supervisor is not allowed but providing special thanks to your academic supervisor as a comment is most welcome. The number of co-authors is determined by the Organizing Committees of each particular section.
The recommendation of your research supervisor or your department is not required for participation in the Conference, however, when filling in the application, the contacts of the supervisor should be indicated in case any questions concerning your research arise.
Only one submission per participant will be accepted. The number of participants from a university, faculty or department is unlimited.
Scientific works can be submitted in Russian or English; applications in other languages are not considered. The use of English should be meaningful. Abstracts containing a large number of grammatical mistakes will not be accepted.
Forms of participation (report, poster presentation, round table) are determined by the Organizing Committees of the Sections; participants will be notified about the form of their participation in advance.
Remote participation in the Conference is impossible.
The participants of the Conference communicate with the Organizing Committee of the Sections and the Organizing Committee of the Conference through e-mail and on-line forum.
The proposals/abstracts should be submitted through the electronic registration system on lomonosov-msu.ru within the deadline set by the Organizing Committee of the Conference. If the applications miss the deadline or are sent by email, they will be neither considered nor registered.
Participation in the Сonference is competitive. The selection procedure is determined by the Organizing Committees of the respective Sections. The Organizing Committee neither provides any reviews nor offers reasons for rejection.
The Organizing Committee is not liable for the costs of travel and accommodation for the participants and no compensation s are provided. Free accommodation in the dormitory of MSU will be offered only to specially invited participants upon the request of the expert councils.
Abstract Style Guidelines are determined by the Organizing Committees of the Sections. Abstract submission requirements are posted on pages containing information about the Sections. Abstracts that do not meet the requirements are not considered.
Publication of the abstracts is carried out electronically; Organizing Committees of individual Sections print their collections of abstracts as an option.
Following the results of the Sections, the authors of the most outstanding reports are awarded honorary certificates and prizes. Besides they are granted the right of publication in the Collection of the best reports of the Lomonosov Conference. The Organizing Committees of the Sections select the best authors and the results are posted on the website of the Conference. The Organizing Committees of the Sections may also establish awards for the best reports in their specific Sections.
The Organizing Committee of the Conference is responsible for the entertainment program on the Opening and Closing days of the Conference. The entertainment and scientific programs which take place during the working days of the Sections are organized by the Organizing Committees of the Sections.