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Promoting biodiversity conservation in Russian Federation via advanced EU practices

PROJECT TITLE: "Promoting biodiversity conservation in RF via advanced EU practices"



TIMEFRAME: 01.09.2018 – 31.08.2019


Promote discussion of EU issues in the field of biodiversity conservation by integrating EU perspectives in environmental education at the master’s and postgraduate level


  • study the best EU practices and approaches to the biodiversity assessment and conservation;
  • support the integration of EU perspectives in environmental studies at NVSU by organizing a summer school “Best EU Practices in the Field of Biodiversity Assessment and Conservation”;
  • develop students’ professional skills and competitiveness;
  • promote the discussion of key biodiversity conservation issues among researchers, politicians and professional communities by organizing a workshop on “Improving the EU in the field of biodiversity conservation”;
  • promote research in the field of biodiversity conservation through the use of EU research achievements;
  • raise public awareness of EU actions in the field of biodiversity conservation;
  • disseminate and use project results.


Tatyana Storchak

Academic Coordinator

Candidate of Biological Sciences (Ph.D.), Associate Professor.Currently an Associate Professor at the Department of Ecology, Nizhnevartovsk State University.Author of 67 scientific and educational works, including monographs and teaching aids.

Area of expertise: environmental monitoring, European research of environmental assessment, biomonitoring and biotesting.

Lecturer in the fields of ecology, biodiversity of organisms, ecological toxicology, international cooperation in the field of environmental protection, biological monitoring, ecological monitoring.

Participant of regional, national and international research conferences and seminars on environmental issues.

Irina Pogonysheva

8 (3466) 43-65-86

Graduate of Tyumen State University, with a degree in biology. Candidate of Biological Sciences (Ph.D.), Associate Professor for Human and Animal Anatomy and Physiology, Assistant Professor at the Department of Ecology of Nizhnevartovsk State University. Author and co-author of more than 60 scientific works, including a monograph and an educational book. Lecturer and researcher in the fields of human ecology, human adaptation, correlation between the state of environment and public health. Participant of regional and international conferences and workshops on issues of environment and public health. Academic advisor of students’ research activities on Human and Animal Anatomy and Physiology. Regularly takes advanced courses and joins training workshops on Erasmus+ (Capacity building, Credit Mobility and Jean Monnet), Project Support, Cooperation, Academic Mobility in Education, Training, Sport and Youth Policy.




The project “Promoting biodiversity conservation in RF via advanced EU practices”, 600034-EPP-1-2018-1-RU-EPPJMO-PROJECT, is co-financed by European Comission within the framework of Jean Monnet Actions. The European Commission support for the production of this publication does not constitute an endorsement of the contents which reflects the views only of the authors, and the Commission cannot be held responsi­ble for any use which may be made of the information contained therein.