The head of the Experimental Physics sub department of the I.I. Mechnikov ONU professor Valyntyn Smyntyna is admitted to the Optical Society of America – a prestigious scientific organization, which unites the leading scientists from over 100 world countries (read more)
How can we tell a charismatic leader? This topic is raised in the third chapter of the book by Ph.D. of ONU Roman Germanic Philology Department Natalia Petliuchenko titled “Charismatic, linguistic personality, discourse”. The author states: the main signs of a charismatic person are – the color white, the rising tempo of speech and active gesticulation. (read more)
Seven academicians of the National Science Academy of Ukraine, a corresponding member of the Russian Science Academy and a professor of the Ca' Foscari University of Venice became honorary professors of I.I. Mechnikov ONU. (read more)
Alexander Thomson, a prominent linguist and the first phonetics researcher in Odessa, was born 150 years ago
A boy was born on the 15th of June, 1860 not far from Tartu to a family of the forester Johan Thomson. Emilia – the mother of the future professor of linguistics and pioneer of phonetic research in Odessa – did not speak a word of Russian. This did not deprive Alexander Ivanovich Thomson from becoming a prominent linguist and a pioneer of phonetic research in Odessa, lay grounds to Armenian studies and devote many of his works to Russian and Comparative language studies. Since 1897 Thomson lived in Odessa and worked in the Novorossiysky Imperatorsky University (now named Odessa National I.I. Mechnikov University.