Russia is beginning to develop a system of strategic planning. One of its elements is foresight of science and technology development. What place does foresight occupy in this system, and how can its results be implemented? In an interview for the Science and Technology in Russia project, First Vice Rector of HSE and Director of its Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK) Leonid Gokhberg explained why Russia needs foresight.
Will internet education replace traditional universities? Where are lectures harder to give – in the classroom or in front of the camera? Would George Clooney be convincing in the role of a real teacher? The Dean of the HSE’s Faculty of Psychology Vasily Klyucharev, who conducts a neuroeconomics course on Coursera, provides answers to these questions.
From July 31 to August 4, HSE Nizhny Novgorod will hold the Russian Summer School in Political Linguistics, bringing in a host of international experts to offer their unique perspectives to the programme.
The HSE continues the project ‘HSE. Basis’, which covers the history of the buildings the university occupies today. The second article is about Building 3 on Bolshoy Tryokhsvyatitelsky Pereulok. The main story about this place begins not in the distant time when it was owned by merchants (although it certainly was) but in the 1930s when the construction of a new institute began.
The design competition held by HSE’s Faculty of Design has concluded. The competition is a supplementary test necessary for admission into the Faculty’s bachelor’s programme. Applicants’ work was evaluated by a selection committee consisting of well-known designers, including those from the Faculty itself and specialists invited to participate on the committee.
One of the largest international academic conferences on marketing, Global Marketing, recently took place in Singapore. Irina Shafranskaya, Dean of the Faculty of Management at the HSE campus in Perm, and Dmitry Leontiev, a fourth-year student, presented a joint study that investigates the specifics of online and offline consumption of films. Irina Shafranskaya shared her impressions of the trip.
Mikhail Boytsov, Professor in the HSE’s Faculty of History, recently held the Christan Wolff professorship at the Martin Luther University in Halle and Wittenberg. He spoke with the HSE news service about his experience working in Germany and his plans for future research.
On July 23, 2014, the HSE Supervisory Council gathered for its regular session.
The fourth HSE LCSR summer school on Categorical Data Analysis is over. This year 40 young academics from universities and research centres in Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Italy, Germany, Poland, Romania, Israel and the USA took part.