Ordu University is in Antarctica with Research Project

Ordu University is in Antarctica with Research Project

Rector Prof. Dr. Tarık Yarılgaç participated in the "Second National Antarctic Science Expedition Ceremony" organized by the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology.

Minister of Science, Industry and Technology Faruk Özlü accepted Science Committee who will go to Antarctica for 2nd Science Expedition. Özlü, who wishes success to the team for the expedition which will start after 10 days. He said that the feasibility studies of the science base will be completed and various scientific works will be signed under the National Polar Program.

Özlü reminded that the 'National Polar Science Program' in the form of a road map of scientific studies to be carried out in Antarctica was prepared by the contribution of around 100 participants from around 40 different institutions. He said that the program consisted of a five-year period covering the years 2018-2022, consisting of earth sciences, physical sciences, life sciences, and social and human sciences.

Minister Özlü underlined that the 2nd Antarctic Expedition is one of the vision projects, he continued as follows; "This project and program show the science world, the science people, and our scientific experience come a long way. There is no limit to scientific and scientific developments. Science has a character that transcends national borders and continental borders. Turkey, as in all fields, in science and technology, self-transcending, is committed to being a country competing with the world. Our scientists will continue to wave the science flag of Turkey proudly everywhere in the world. Our Antarctic expedition is a big step forward, revealing our vision, our power, our scientific experience, our confidence in our scientists and our determination. Today, it is also a very special day in terms of Turkish Science History. "

Second National Antarctic Science Expedition which will be executed under the presidency of the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology and Istanbul Technical University Polar Researches, will be executed under the scope of this project. Müge Yaşar, Instructor of Fatsa Vocational High School Aquaculture Program of our university was accepted as appropriate for the Turkish Antarctic Science Expedition-II.
 with her project ''The phylogenetic root of the cold adaptation mechanisms in the members of the Endemic Notothenioid Sub-team of the Antarctic Plant, '' 

The Rector Prof. Dr. Tarık Yarılgaç who participated in the meeting where the road map of the scientific studies to be done in Antarctica was determined stated: "After completing First Science Expedition successfully, we attended this meeting in order to bid farewell to Committee of  the 2nd Antarctic Science Expedition. Turkey, as a big country continued scientific work for the rest of the world, as well as international and that it is not far from the scientific developments and changes on it. In the globalizing world, changes and developments in social areas such as politics, economics and science are taking place very quickly. Therefore, in order to ensure sustainable development, societies need to keep pace with this change, which is the need of the age of science and technology. For this reason, it is important to have capacity and perception ability to act in scientific conclusions by understanding the interpretation, interpretation and interpretation of the environment, scientific and technological phenomena in which the future generations who will constitute the society and the future generations who will constitute the society will make the society. In this context, we consider our university to be part of the Turkish Antarctic Science Expedition-II project and to mention its name with an academic work carried out internationally is an important step for our institution. We wish all the scientists who took part in the Antarctic project, which is very important for our scientific history, to be successful in their work and I would like to express my gratitude to our President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who supported this work.

After the meeting, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım accepted to the Antarctica the 2nd Scientific Expedition Science Seminar at Çankaya Palace.

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