International Day of Women and Girls in Science

According to the resolution of the 70th session of the UN General Assembly – February 11 is the International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Aim: “… to achieve full and equal access for women and girls to science, and to ensure gender equality and the empowerment of women and girls.” Our congratulations and undoubtful support!

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International Conference for Young Professionals in Physics and Technology (ICYPPT)

Young Scientists Council of the O. Ya. Usikov Institute for Radiophysics and Electronics of the NAS of Ukraine and Kharkiv Young Minds Section are happy to provide informational support for ICYPPT which will take place on April 26-30, 2021 at the School of Physics of V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University. ICYPPT will include scientific reports of students, young scientists, and invited speakers on a broad variety of topics.

Details about the conference topic, registration form, organizational fees and other can be found in the information letter or on conference website.

Registration deadline: March 7, 2021.

Abstract submission deadline: March 21, 2021.





K. Lukin 70 years

lukin70January 16, 2021 marks the 70th anniversary of Konstantin Alexandrovich LUKIN, Head of the Department for Nonlinear Dynamics of Electronic Systems at O. Ya. Usikov IRE NASU, an outstanding scientist in the fields of Nonlinear Electronics, Radio-physics and Noise Radar; State Professor; Dr. of Physics & Mathematics, IEEE Fellow.
Friends, colleagues and students congratulate Konstantin Alexandrovich on his anniversary, wish him good health, inspiration, new creative ideas and scientific achievements!

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Professional development workshop “Using LaTeX in preparation of scientific articles and more!”

The Young Scientists Council of the Institute, together with Kharkiv Young Minds Section, held a webinar on January 9, 2021 “Using LaTeX in the preparation of scientific articles and not only!” on the ZOOM platform. It’s designed for beginners but is also good for those who have specific questions. There were 56 people registered for the webinar, of which 31 attended the meeting. Thanks to the online format, participants from other cities and countries could join the meeting, in particular, we received 4 applications from Yerevan State University (Armenia) and 1 from the University of Alcala (Spain).The recording of the meeting can be found by the links:

Lecture (part 1):

Practice (part 2):

The video caption contains all the necessary self-study materials. The possibility of the unlimited meeting was kindly provided by V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University.

Batteries surrendered: what do we do next?

You have probably noticed that we have stopped collecting batteries at the Institute. Why is that? The organization “Batteries, surrender!” (, under the hood of which we started collecting batteries, had an agreement with the Lviv factory “Argentum”, but in 2013 they stopped it due to the lack of funding. Since then, “Batteries, surrender!” ( found partners in Romania, but now batteries recycling have extra cost. Thanks to Kharkiv Young Minds Section (, we recently sent 50 kg of batteries for recycling, but unfortunately we do not have the funds to do this regularly.

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