The Russian Science Foundation has published the list of winning projects for the 2015 competition for RSF grants in the field "Implementation of Fundamental Research and Exploratory Research in Top-Priority Special Research Areas".
Among the winners is the project of Voronezh State University scientists "Investigation of Amniotic Lavage Mechanism in Treatment of Threatened Premature Delivery of Infectious Genesis" (scientific priority - "New Approaches to Infectious Diseases Control"). The head researcher – professor of the Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg Mikhail Chirikov.
A list of winning projects for the RSF priority fields "Implementation of Fundamental Research and Exploratory Research with Participation of Young Scientists" has also been published. It has two VSU projects.
The first project in the priority field "Mathematics, Computer Sciences and System Sciences" is "Statistical Methods of Localising Position and Range of the Definition Area for Signals and Images in the the Space of their Existence". The head researcher – the Head of the Department of Radiophysics, Professor Andrei Trifonov. The second project in the priority field "Chemistry and Materials Studies" is "Development of New Potentiometric Sensors Based on Hybrid Membranes for Express Analysing of Aminoacids and Vitamins in Water and Nutritional Solutions". The head researcher - Professor at the Department of Analytical Chemistry Olga Bobreshova.
The grants are to be used to implement fundamental and exploratory research in 2015–2017 with a possibility of further extension of the duration of the project for two or three years. Each grant amounts to 4 to 8 million roubles annually.