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Friday, September 4

International Conference 'Comparing media systems in BRICS countries: A review of conventional paradigms'. Moscow, April 25-26, 2016

Deadline for abstract submission: October 31, 2015 

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Application deadline: October 30, 2015

HSE Doctoral Schools - 2015

Admissions open until September 11, 2015

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Student Dropout Process Mimics a Trial

Decisions relating to student dropout often resemble a trial with students as defendants and teachers as prosecutors and judges. This approach can create barriers between students and staff and raise the issue of the university's mission, according to Ivan Gruzdev, Evgeny Terentiev and Elena Gorbunova of the HSE’s Internal Monitoring Center.

43%

of Russians working in the public sector have a higher education. Among those working for the private sector, only 27.3% hold a diploma of higher education. 

HSE Sees 60% Increase in Foreign Student Enrolment

Admissions in 2015 was quite successful for the Higher School of Economics – perhaps the most successful in the history of the university – according to a statement made by HSE First Vice-Rector Vadim Radaev on August 31 at a press conference on student admissions at Moscow universities.

'When 'Foreign' Is Transformed into 'International', Everything Is More Exciting and Fun'

Seongsoo Choi, PhD in sociology and Junior Fellow at the Center for Research on Inequalities and the Life Course (CIQLE), Yale University, will begin teaching in his new role as Assistant Professor of Sociology at the HSE St. Petersburg campus in September. He spoke to the HSE English News service about his research in social inequality, about the work he will be doing at HSE St Petersburg and about being a part of the international academic community.

HSE Launches First Online Courses on Russia’s National Open Education Platform

Starting today, students from around the world will be able to register for classes taught in Russian by renowned teachers from the Higher School of Economics on Russia's National Open Education Platform. All lectures meet the regulatory requirements set for educational disciplines in Russia.

Higher Education Halves the Risk of Poverty

Higher education cuts the risk of poverty by more than half, according to  Alina Pishnyak  and  Daria Popova , leading researchers at the HSE Centre for Studies of Income and Living Standards. Their findings reveal that the household incomes of families where all adults are university-educated stand at 20% above the average, and conversely, in families where none of the adults hold a degree, living standards tend to be below average by a quarter.

‘I Have Really Happy Memories of Studying at ICEF’

Mikhail Savkin an ICEF alumnus is Global Strategy & Development Director at Schneider Electric in France. He talked to the HSE website about his education and his career.

HSE Academic to Be New IAVE Representative in Russia

Chief Expert of the HSE Centre for Studies of Civil Society and Non-Profit Sector (CSCSNS), Vyacheslav Ivanov, has been appointed national representative for Russia of the International Association for Volunteer Effort (IAVE).

The World’s Population is Getting Older, which is Awfully Interesting

Psychologist and HSE graduate Daria Belostotskaya carries out research in gerontology — the science of ageing. She examines what orphans and the elderly have in common, why children and older people should talk to each other, and how art can help see the beauty of the old age. Daria spoke about her work in an interview with the HSE News Service.

Beauty Remains Women’s Main Asset

Age boundaries are diminishing fast and do not influence people’s lives as much as before. Nevertheless, age remains an important factor in social interaction. Age self-identification for women is closely related to their appearances, which is why beauty remains one of the main self-investment projects for women. These are the conclusions drawn by researchers from the HSE Centre for Youth Studies (CYS) in St. Petersburg as part of a project entitled ‘Age under Construction: Age Construction by Girls and Young Women’.