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".
On November 15, international student admissions for undergraduate and Master’s programmes opened. This year, prospective students can apply to two programmes simultaneously. They’ll be able to track the application process online in their personal profile on the HSE website where they will receive notifications on the stages of their application’s review and decisions by the admissions committee. The documents for visa invitation can also be submitted there.
On Tuesday, November 7th instead of 100 Anniversary of the October Socialist Revolution celebration the students of the Programme got a chance to listen to a lecture by Martin McKee. The lecture was devoted to achieving the health sustainable development goals. Dr. Martin McKee is professor of European Public Health at London Schools of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM)
The International Conference on Migration tagged “New Trends and Directions of Migration” was held in National Research University- Higher School of Economics from 26th to 27th October, 2017 to look at some of the issues that borders on current migration and challenges.
The 19th World Festival of Youth and Students was held from the 14th to 22nd October 2017 in Sochi, Russia. More than 5,000 volunteers were kind enough to welcome and help all the delegates from the various point of arrival till students got settled in, even while it rained heavily. Students of our program, Love Umesi, Ola Bamidele, Oni Isaac and Obiri Emmanuel had a chance to participate in that wonderful Festival.
On October 9 Stephen G. Wheatcroft who is professor of the School of Historical Studies, University of Melbourne gave a lecture for the students from Population and Development programme. His research interests include Russian pre-revolutionary and Soviet social, economic and demographic history, as well as famine and food supply problems in modern world history.
Tim Jaekel graduated with a PhD in Political Science from Heidelberg University. Before he joined one of Russian Universities in 2015 he served as a postdoctoral research fellow at the German Research Institute for Public Administration in Speyer and as a teaching fellow at the German University of Administrative Sciences. In his current research Tim investigates why some public decision makers engage in innovative behavior while others do not. In particular he analyses the role of performance gaps, learning, and strategic interaction on individual and collective bureaucratic behavior. Besides his corporate webpage you can also follow his blog at publicsector-research.net
The Laboratory for Comparative Social Research of the National Research University Higher School of Economics announces a call for the 8th LCSR International Workshop «Quantitative Research of Social Changes Across the World», which will be held within the XIX April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development. It will take place in Moscow from the 10th till 13th of April 2018. The submission deadline is January 10, 2018.
An international conference involving renowned academics, researchers, social scientists and development researchers who were representatives of 18 countries (Russia – from 50 cities of the Russian federation, Ukraine, Belarus, Moldova, Armenia, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Poland, Finland, Sweden, Great Britain, Germany, Netherlands, Spain, Brazil, Algeria, Nigeria ), from 85 universities, 39 research centers, social institutions and NGOsand a huge number of audience. Our student, Ola Bamidele Emmanual, shares his experience of participating this conference.
During the first week of September the VI International Summer School "Measurement of volunteer activities: economic efficiency, social effects, and its impact into development of a country, regions, and municipalities" took place in Moscow . The event was organized by the Centre for Studies of Civil Society and Non-Profit Sector . Evgenia Fedorova, the student of the 2nd year 'Population and Development', shares her experience.