Ukrainian science needs terminologists: the XV International Conference WordWorld 2018 was held at University.

11 Oct 2018, 12:43
Iryna Martyn, Audytoriya weekly newspaper

The University held XV International Scientific Conference «Problems of Ukrainian Terminology WordWorld 2018», where the pressing problems associated with the wider introduction of Ukrainian terminology into professional communication were discussed.

This time the conference gathered about 40 participants. Among them there were the Frenchman of Ukrainian origin Jean Chydivar, who made his remarks on foreign-language translations of petroleum products terminology in DSTU, and Andrii Medvediv from the USA, who spoke about mathematical terms in the Japanese and Ukrainian scientific and technical texts. Among other participants there were specialists from Lviv, Kyiv, Kharkiv, Rivne, Odesa, Zaporizhia, Mykolaiv, Cherkasy, Khmelnytskyi and Lyman from Donetsk Oblast, where today Donetsk National Medical University is located.

The scientists worked in two sessions: during the first one they discussed theoretical principles of terminology and lexicography, lexicography and interlanguage relations; the second was about the nature and humanitary sciences terminology.