Love Umesi as one of the Winners of the 2017 Higher School of Economics NIRS Research Paper Competition was invited among all to the ‘‘Academicus Modus’’ Field Research and Education School at the Voronovo Study Centre HSE, from 2nd to 4th March 2018, where the participants were privileged to attend courses on different aspects of academic skills development
The Department of Demography and Geodemography and the Geographical Institute (Charles University in Prague, Faculty of Science) organises annual conference for early career researchers and postgraduate students. This year’s conference was the 9th and was as traditionally held in Prague (Albertov, 6 Prague2) at the faculty of science on 16th and 17th February, 2018. Kofi Aduo-Adjei, the second-year student of Population and Development programme, shares his experience as a participant in this conference.
February 16, Population and Development Master’s students visited the United Nations office in Russia where they had a chance to get familiar with the activities of various UN agencies. In their presentations, representatives of UNDP, UN Information Centre, FAO, and UNAIDS covered the topics, such as the organisational structure of the agencies, previous and current projects in both Russia and abroad, and internship and job opportunities.
IV International Scientific and Practical Conference of young scientists, graduate students and students
The Department of State and Municipal Administration of the Faculty of Social Sciences of NRU HSE and the Institute of Demography of NRU HSE invite you to participate in the IV International Scientific and Practical Conference of Young Scientists, for Post-Graduate Students and Students in 'Population, Public Health and Development'. This Conference is the fourth one of the series of annual all-Russian scientific conferences of young scientists, graduate students and students 'Public Administration and Social Policy'.
Winter school 2018 of Faculty of Social Sciences was held at the ‘Voronovo’ Learning Centre from January 22 to January 26, 2018. Representatives of the “Population and Development” held a special session dedicated to the sustainable development.
Every summer since 2007, the Center for Institutional Studies at the National Research University Higher School of Economics has been organizing the annual Russian Summer School on Institutional Analysis (RSSIA). Students and researchers from around the world convene in Moscow to enjoy a whole week of lectures and consultations, presentations, discussions and networking, as well as the opportunity to be inspired by the experts.
On January 16, our students have participated in Гайдаровский форум (Gaidar Forum) - an annual event that discusses major trends in social-and-economic and political development.
This year the Forum was devoted to the topic "Russia and the World: Values and Vurtues".
The research paper competition was held in 21 subjects. For the first time ever, international students are among the competition’s winners. As for international participants, Umesi Love Ugonna the first place in Public Administration category for his paper ‘Еffect of Maternal Micronutrients Supplementation on Infant Mortality in Nigeria’, while Kofi Aduo-Adjei and Owusu Richmond became runners-up in Sociology category with their paper ‘Analysis of Socioeconomic Differences in the Quality of ANC Services Provided in 60 Low and Middle Income Countries’. All three are students of our HSE Master’s programme in ‘Population and Development’. Congratulations!
Statistical analysis of factors influencing child malnutrition in Africa. A meeting of the student society "Demographer"
The meeting of the student society "Demographer" was held on November 10, 2017 and was devoted to a statistical analysis of factors affecting child malnutrition in African countries. The speaker of the meeting was Anna Lubnina, a first year student of the HSE programme "Population and Development".