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Illustration for news: HSE Opens Laboratory of Financial Data Analysis

HSE Opens Laboratory of Financial Data Analysis

The unit will focus on applying machine learning methods to financial services. The laboratory is part of the Centre of Deep Learning and Bayesian Methods and another partner project between Sberbank and HSE’s Faculty of Computer Science.

Illustration for news: IDAO finals 2019

IDAO finals 2019

From April 4 to April 6, the final of the International Olympiad for Data Analysis IDAO-2019, organized by the Faculty of computer science of HSE and Yandex Computer Science Department with the support of Sberbank, was held at the Yandex office. 31 teams reached the final stage, more than a thousand could not overcome the qualifying stage in which the task was from the muon research group of the LHCb collaboration of the Large Hadron Collider.

New Knowledge and New Friends: Chinese First-Year Student on Adapting to University Life in Moscow

Yunying Pei is a first-year student from China in the Bachelor’s Programme ‘HSE and University of London Double Degree Programme in Data Science and Business Analytics’ offered by Faculty of Computer Science. She recently sat down with HSE News Service to talk about what has helped her adjust to university life in Moscow.

Illustration for news: HSE Gears up for Staff and Student Conference: A Look Back at the Faculty of Computer Science

HSE Gears up for Staff and Student Conference: A Look Back at the Faculty of Computer Science

On March 20, a conference for HSE staff and students will take place at HSE. It will consider the university’s development programme and elect the new Academic Council. The previous conference took place five years ago, in 2014, and the university has changed a lot since then. HSE News Service talked with some of the university leaders about how their own work at the University has changed over this period.

Illustration for news: 31 Teams from Seven Countries Make It to IDAO Finals

31 Teams from Seven Countries Make It to IDAO Finals

On February 18, the online round of the International Data Analysis Olympiad (IDAO) officially finished. The Data analysis competition is organized by the HSE Faculty of Computer Science and Yandex with the support of Sberbank. This year 1287 teams from 78 countries took part in the online round.

Illustration for news: HSE Snow Fest to Bring Together HSE’s Snowboarders and Skiers Again

HSE Snow Fest to Bring Together HSE’s Snowboarders and Skiers Again

Every winter, HSE students and staff occupy the slope at the KANT skiing complex to organize the HSE Snow Fest. On this day, HSE students, HSE Lyceum students, and HSE staff together can go snowboarding and alpine skiing for free. In 2019, HSE Snow Fest takes place on February 10.

Illustration for news: Data Science for Everyone: HSE on Coursera

Data Science for Everyone: HSE on Coursera

Global online platform Coursera has launched the Data Science Academy project - a guide to the world of data science with a selection of the best online courses, specializations, and online master's programmes from world leading companies and universities. The English online course ‘Advanced Machine Learning’, developed by HSE in cooperation with Yandex is among the Academy's courses.

Illustration for news: HSE Moves Up 10 Points in THE Emerging Economies Rankings

HSE Moves Up 10 Points in THE Emerging Economies Rankings

HSE University has taken 22nd place in THE Emerging Economies Rankings, improving its position from last year. This ranking includes a total of 35 Russian universities, with 18 of them participating in the 5-100 Project.

Illustration for news: ‘Coming Here Has Been a Very Good Opportunity for Me’

‘Coming Here Has Been a Very Good Opportunity for Me’

HSE Preparatory Year students not only learn Russian and get ready to enroll in Bachelor’s or Master’s programmes but also explore Russian culture and way of life, which includes trying the local cuisine, sightseeing, and interacting with Russian people. Three international Prep Year students have talked to HSE News Service about learning the language, getting used to living in Moscow, and joining in New Year celebrations in Russia.

How Students Spent the Longest Night of the Year

On December 21, HSE students organized an Art & Science space called ‘NOCH’ (‘NIGHT’) on the site of the SAMSKARA exhibition at the ArtPlay Design Center in Moscow. Over the course of the seven-hour event, participants discussed the search for extraterrestrial civilizations, the significance of gender differences in post-industrial society, the use of modern technologies to meld art and science, and other exciting topics.