Iskhak Farkhutdinov

Deputy director for science at Vernadsky State Geological Museum of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Iskhak holds a PhD in Geology. Conducts research in the field of medical geology and renewable energy (geothermal resources). He introduces modern skills into the educational process using computer technologies, developed and taught courses at the university: Geoinformation systems in geology, General Geology, Summer geological practice in the Southern Urals. Iskhak also actively uses YouTube and Instagram in teaching and popularizing Earth sciences.

Iskhak is one of the organisers of the first UNESCO Global Geopark in Russia (Yangantu). Since 2019  – The Regional Division of the International Medical Geology Association of Russia and CIS Countries. Since 2021 – Vice-President of the Russian Geological Society (OO ROSGEO), International Medical Geology Association Newsletter Editor.

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