HSE Research Teams to Receive Russian Science Foundation Grants in 2017
The Russian Science Foundation has announced winners of its latest grant competition to support basic scientific research and exploratory scientific research conducted by research teams.
This is the third time the competition among research teams has been held and is the foundation’s largest project by the number of participants. In 2017, over 4,000 projects took part in the competition, 427 of which received support based on the results of a multi-stage expert selection. Nine projects implemented by HSE research teams are among the winners. The winning projects are led by the following HSE faculty members:
- Yurii Nesterov, Research Professor at the Big Data and Information Retrieval School
- Vyacheslav Grines, Professor at the Faculty of Informatics, Mathematics, and Computer Science (HSE Nizhny Novgorod)
- Alexander Shapoval, Professor at the Big Data and Information Retrieval School
- Stanislav Molchanov, Academic Supervisor of the Laboratory of Stochastic Analysis and its Applications
- Boris Gutkin, Leading Research Fellow at theCentre for Cognition & Decision Making
- Sergei Kuznetsov, Head of the International Laboratory for Intelligent Systems and Structural Analysis
- Marie Arsalidou, Assistant Professor at the School of Psychology
- Alexander Lukin, Professor at the School of International Affairs
- Andrei Melville, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences
The Russian Science Foundation announced the results of its 2019 competitions for support from the Presidential Research Project Programme. One competition was for grants in support of research initiatives by early career researchers, and another was in support of research conducted by research groups headed by early career scholars.
A public council for the independent evaluation of the quality of education conditions has been created at the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation. Alexander Milkus, Head of the HSE Laboratory for Educational and Youth Journalism, has been unanimously elected as its chair.
Semyonov Award is designed as an internship at the HSE Laboratory for University Development and support to early-career scholars for participation in joint research.
On Wednesday, 16 May 2018, the President of the European Research Council (ERC), Professor Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, gave an open lecture at HSE on ‘Public funding for research & innovation: The experience of the European Research Council’. The lecture was organized by HSE together with the Delegation of the European Union to the Russian Federation.
The Russian Science Foundation has announced the most recent winners of three-year grants for scientific research. Among the recipients are a number of projects carried out by scientists at the Higher School of Economics.
Center for Language and Brain Wins 3-Year Grant to Study Prevention, Diagnostics and Therapy of Language Disorders
The HSE Center for Language and Brain studies a broad range of topics related to the connection between the brain and language. For Svetlana Malyutina, Deputy Head, and Mariya Khudyakova, Junior Research Fellow, particularly interesting areas of focus include the breakdown of language processing after brain damage (e.g., stroke, neurosurgery, epilepsy) and language acquisition in children.
The HSE Centre for Psychometrics in eLearning is currently developing techniques, tools, and automated services for psychometric analysis of online courses as part of the project ‘Modern Digital Educational Environment in the Russian Federation’. In this respect, HSE was the winner of a competition held by the Russian Ministry of Education and will receive a grant for developing analytical approaches for e-learning.
Elizaveta Sysoeva (Doctoral School of History) and Alexander Suvalko (Doctoral School of Philosophy), doctoral students at the HSE Faculty of Humanities, have received grants from the Russian President to study abroad in the academic year 2017/18.
The finals of the Foundation for Assistance to Small Innovative Enterprises’ Moscow Youth Start 2015 Bright Spark contest were held over July 24-25. Fifth year student at the HSE Moscow Institute of Electronics and Mathematics Maria Pavlova (Applied Mathematics major) was one of the winners, with her project to ‘develop an automated device to diagnose heart disease’.