January 9, 2018
The Ladoga Skerries National Park with a total of 122 000 ha on the northern and north-western coast of Lake Ladoga was established by the Russian Federation Government Ordinance #1684 of December 28, 2017.
December 19, 2017
The process of establishment of the Karelian Research Centre of the Russian Academy of Sciences in the status of a Federal Research Centre (FRC) is completed. This new scientific formation is the result of amalgamating 7 academic institutes and the Karelian Research Centre RAS into an entity. The priority tasks for the FRC KarRC RAS is to promote new interdisciplinary areas of science, upgrade the facilities and resources of the institutes, optimize the administrative and economic operations.
December 13, 2017
Finlands Consul in Petrozavodsk Tarvo Nieminen paid an introductory visit to the Institute. The visit included an excursion around the Archaeological Museum and Audio Record Archives. The guest was familiarized with the Institutes editions. Participants of the meeting told about the Institutes lines of activity and outlined the pathways for potential cooperation.
November 27, 2017
On November 20-25, 2017 KarRC RAS hosted the International Conference "Young Biologists Science Week-2017", organized by the Institute of Biology KarRC RAS with support from the Russian Federal Agency for Scientific Organizations, Republic of Karelia Ministry of Nature Use and Environment and WWF Russia within the framework of the National Year of Ecology in Russia. The conference was sponsored by suppliers of scientific equipment and supplies Helicon, LabTech, Beckman Coulter, Dia M, MSU Marine Research Center.