Elsevier Announces its Collaboration with the National Research Nuclear University MEPhI in Russia

First Russian university to benefit from access to Mendeley Institutional Edition

Moscow, December 8, 2015

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced its collaboration with National Research Nuclear University MEPhI by providing its researchers, faculty members and management with access to Mendeley Institutional Edition (MIE).

MEPhI is one of Russia’s leading institutions for fundamental and applied research in the fields of energy and energy efficiency, medicine, nanosystems and nanomaterials, security and counter-terrorism. MEPhI has a strong focus on growing its high-quality research output, and increasing its global visibility and international collaboration. With access to MIE, MEPhI researchers, faculty members and management can improve research productivity, enhance the global presence of the university and facilitate collaboration across geographic and disciplinary boundaries.

Oleg Nagornov, MEPhI’s First Vice-Rector, said, “At MEPhI we have great expectations of the Mendeley platform. Our researchers will be able to expand their scientific network by connecting with international and multidisciplinary research partners. Mendeley will likely become a tool for attracting young scientists to participate in international projects. This, in turn, will positively impact the university’s brand within the global scientific landscape.”

Charles Pallandt, Elsevier’s Vice President for International Markets, said, “We are honored that MEPhI’s users are the first Russian users to benefit from Mendeley Institutional Edition as a global research collaboration platform. Access to the platform will enable users to benefit from exchanging knowledge while the platform facilitates further networking. This will greatly contribute to MEPhI’s research ambitions.”


National Research Nuclear University MEPhI (Moscow Engineering Physics Institute) is a highly focused science and engineering research and educational institution located in Moscow, Russia.

Six Nobel Prize winners and world famous scientists are among its past and current faculty and alumni. The MEPhI provides over 100 educational programs in more than 25 areas of Bachelor, Magister and Specialist training. Over 75% of the university professors hold a doctorate or a candidate degree; nuclear engineering and nuclear technologies being the key specialization of the University.

MEPhI is the head of a huge nuclear education cluster which consists of 11 profile institutes of higher education and 15 specialized secondary education institutes (colleges) in 12 country regions and it continues to grow globally through the increase of its international cooperation with the universities worldwide. https://mephi.ru/eng/

About Mendeley
Mendeley is a global reference management and research collaboration tool. Mendeley’s desktop, mobile and web applications help people to organize and share their work, generate awareness of their publications and gain insight into how their publications are consumed by other researchers. Since its launch in 2009, Mendeley has grown to over 4 m users, who have collectively uploaded nearly 500m documents. The Mendeley API powers more than 300 exciting new third-party applications that are making science more social and open. In April 2013 Mendeley was acquired by Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services. www.elsevier.com/solutions/mendeley

About Elsevier
Elsevier is a global information analytics business that helps scientists and clinicians to find new answers, reshape human knowledge, and tackle the most urgent human crises. For 140 years, we have partnered with the research world to curate and verify scientific knowledge. Today, we’re committed to bringing that rigor to a new generation of platforms. Elsevier provides digital solutions and tools in the areas of strategic research management, R&D performance, clinical decision support, and professional education; including ScienceDirect, Scopus, SciVal, ClinicalKey and Sherpath. Elsevier publishes over 2,500 digitized journals, including The Lancet and Cell, 39,000 e-book titles and many iconic reference works, including Gray's Anatomy. Elsevier is part of RELX, a global provider of information-based analytics and decision tools for professional and business customers. www.elsevier.com

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