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About the Forum

The IV Russian Science Communication Forum is a platform for the discussion and exchange of ideas and experience among science journalists, scientists, science enthusiasts, media representatives of research organizations, and researchers from various fields.

The forum offers a rich programme with panel discussions, roundtables and workshops.

The main part of the event will be the presentation of the Communication Laboratory 2020 Award to the top communication departments of Russian research organizations, along with the presentation of the Rusnano Russian Sci&Tech Writer of the Year award (the regional stage of the European Science Writer of the Year). 

The forum will be held at HSE University, which was the Grand Prix winner of the Communication Laboratory Prize in 2019.


The conference will be covering such topics as the role of communications in Russia’s scientific and technological development, the training of communication experts to work in education and scientific fields, how to promote social sciences and the humanities, the role of social networks and video blogs, etc.


Alexandra Borisova

President of the Russian Association for Science Communication

Alexander Chernokulsky

Senior scientist of the A.M.Obukhov Institute of Atmospheric Physics Russian Academy of Sciences

Andrey Kozhanov

Director of the Centre for Student Academic Development

Alexey Vodovozov

Russian scientific journalist and a medical blogger

Konstantin Fursov

Deputy Director of the Centre for Statistics and Monitoring of S&T and Innovation (HSE ISSEK)

Ilya Kabanov

Scientific observer of the Taiga.info website

Olga Dobrovidova

Scientific journalist, Vice President of the European Federation for Science Journalism


For registration click here


Cultural Centre at HSE University on 11 Pokrovsky Boulevard


E-mail: sciencecomforum@hse.ru

Tel.: +7 495 772 9567