Dangerous ‘mirror’ molecules in drugs can be detected via smartphone

Scientists proposed an express method for the detection of enantiomers in new drugs.
25 April

Synthesis of ‘smart’ polymers possible under sunlight

Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University were the first to synthesize polymers at room temperature under sunlight conditions, although normally this process runs at high temperature.
10 April

Yusubov: in the next 5 years TPU may enter the top 100 in chemistry

Tomsk Polytechnic University improved its position in the QS ranking in Chemistry and remained in Engineering Chemical.
06 March

International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements starts today in Russia

The UN General Assembly has declared 2019 as the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements.
06 February

Tryptanthrin out of cannon tree can help to reduce the effects of stroke and heart attack

TPU researchers and foreign colleagues synthesized 21 new compounds to inhibit harmful enzymes trigging cell death in the heart.
14 January

TPU chemists win 2018 Made in Russia Award

A research team led by As.Prof. Pavel Postnikov received 2018 Made in Russia Award in the nomination Science and Technology.
16 November 2018

Physics, chemistry, biomedicine and entrepreneurship: minor courses for freshmen

TPU students might take minor courses, i.e. in-depth study of a particular subject or a new subject domain for personal development.
10 September 2018

Zinc to replace expensive palladium in organic synthesis of novel compounds

Scientists from TPU and France received a joint grant of the Russian Foundation for Basic Research and the National Center for Scientific Research, France.
20 August 2018

Novel methods of obtaining oxo-derivatives of betulin for pharmacology

TPU chemists develop environmentally friendly methods to synthesize most-sought betulonic and betulinic acids.
14 August 2018

Molecular modeling at TPU helps Russia to develop the Arctic territory

The study of the university researcher Evgenia Frantsina dedicated to molecular modeling in hydrocarbons will bring scientific community closer to the creation of an advanced frost-resistant fuel.
06 August 2018

Nanospheres based on natural polymers allow scientists to improve antioxidant properties of beta-carotene

Antonio Di Martino, the researcher of the Research School of Chemistry & Applied Biomedical Sciences, jointly with his colleagues Pavel Postnikov and Marina Trusova put forward a method to improve the...
01 August 2018

The university researchers propose new catalysts based on silver nanoparticles for more ecological and efficient oxidation of alcohols

These new catalysts based on silver nanoparticles will allow making the process of alcohol oxidation more ecological and cost-effective, comparing with more traditional high-temperature gas-phase oxid...
26 July 2018

MSU and TPU sign cooperation agreement on chemistry

TPU and MSU chemists are going to develop promising research in the field of chemistry, biomedicine and chemical technology.
06 June 2018

From Casablanca to Tomsk to become a chemist

Ilyas Ezzahid came to Tomsk from Casablanca, an economic capital of Morocco. Now Ilyas studies at the Pre-university Course of Tomsk Polytechnic University, mastering Russian, improving mathematics, p...
14 March 2018

Chinese postdoc joins TPU chemists to study nanoskeletons

A postdoc researcher Somboon Chaemchuen from Wuhan University of Technology (WUT, China) joined the newly-established Research School of Chemistry & Applied Biomedical Sciences at TPU. Here he wil...
07 February 2018

TPU students win Young Vision Award 2017

Tomsk Polytechnic University became the venue for the final of Young Vision Award 2017 organized by leading oil and gas companies Wintershall and Gazprom International. Teams from Kazan Federal Univer...
29 September 2017

How to become an engineer of a human body: Laboratory of Hybrid Biomaterials invites students and young scientists

The Laboratory of Hybrid Biomaterials of Tomsk Polytechnic University invites TPU students, including international ones, as well as master students and postgraduates for research collaboration. ...
05 September 2017

Drug based on silver nanoparticles cures canine distemper in dogs

Argovit is a drug based on silver nanoparticles and developed by TPU scientists jointly with their partners. The drug is successfully tested in veterinary medicine for the treatment of domestic animal...
01 August 2017

TPU scientists equip chemical sensors with ‘traps’ to detect toxic substances

Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University and the University of Chemistry and Technology (Prague, Czech Republic) have created novel chemical sensors for Raman spectrometers, i.e. the devices that...
18 July 2017

US researcher to tell the history of chemist Nikolay Kizhner

Professor David Lewis, Wisconsin University Eau Claire (USA), and his students arrived to Tomsk Polytechnic University to collect documentary materials about Professor Nikolay Kizhner - an outstanding...
26 June 2017

How gold can recycle biofuel waste into useful additive

Gold nanoparticles serve as catalysts for obtaining valuable chemical products based on glycerol. Scientists from Tomsk Polytechnic University and their international colleagues are developing gold&nb...
23 May 2017

Future Chemistry Network Center established in TPU

Future Chemistry Network Center was presented at Tomsk Polytechnic University on 10 May 2017. The Center was established by TPU chemists and their international colleagues – leading experts in G...
12 May 2017

Foreign scientists to lecture on green chemistry

Tomsk Polytechnic University will host a delegation of leading international and Russian scientists in the field of green chemistry. They are specialists from Russia, the USA, Great Britain, Belg...
10 May 2017