Daria Perevodchikova, a graduate student at the Laboratory of Humanitarian Problems of Informatics of TSU participated in the summer school at the University of Sussex, and Mikhail Neverov, a student of the Faculty of Informatics went to the UK to take part in the Junior Research Associate International programme.
Last spring Daria won a grant provided by the University of Sussex after she presented the plan of her thesis research.
For a month the student was learning the educational methods offered by professors of the University of Sussex and modified them for Siberia, keeping in mind the cultural and language differences.
Mikhail Neverov spent around two months in the United Kingdom. He worked on theoretical machine learning under the supervision of professor Thomas Nowotny and doctor Esin Yavuz.
Mikhail plans to continue his work with his temporary research supervisor.In 2015, TSU and the University of Sussex signed a Memorandum of Understanding. They also agreed to mutually participate in winter and summer schools and other forms of academic exchange beginning in January 2016.
The University of Sussex summer school presents about 20 various educational modules. Every year until February, students have the opportunity to apply for a grant and to study and represent Tomsk State University. Mikhail plans to continue his work with his temporary research supervisors.