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Young Arctic Science Forum to be held in Murmansk
© RIA Novosti. Sergey Eshenko

Young Arctic Science Forum to be held in Murmansk

The Young Arctic Science Forum will be held in Murmansk for the first time on the sidelines of International Business Week. The forum aims to make science interesting for schoolchildren and students, the Murmansk Regional Government's press service reported.

The fourth Murmansk International Business Week will take place in the capital of the Polar Region on November 16-20. Its events will include the northwestern Russian science conference, "A Step into the Future."

"Young talented people will demonstrate their achievements in engineering, the natural sciences and human sciences. Over 250 young researchers from various towns in northwestern Russia are expected to participate in the forum, including from the Republic of Karelia, the Nenets Autonomous Area, St. Petersburg, and the Kaliningrad, Arkhangelsk and Murmansk regions," the press service reported.

Young researchers will present their projects to an expert jury in four science areas — the natural sciences, engineering, the human sciences and the science of nature and man.

The forum will also include a regional exhibition, Innovative Projects of Young Scientists' Associations and R&D Non-Profit Organizations.