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HSE University and Moscow Planetarium Sign Cooperation Agreement

HSE University and Moscow Planetarium Sign Cooperation Agreement

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The parties will work to popularise science and conduct educational and research activities, including in the fields of astronomy, cosmonautics, and Earth science. The agreement also covers the implementation of joint practical programmes and internships for students.

HSE University and the Moscow Planetarium plan to create a unified cultural space devoted to the history of space exploration, develop internship programmes for students, and conduct joint research.

Ekaterina Albegova

‘As one of the top research universities, HSE strives to harmoniously synthesise project and research activity with providing development opportunities for students. Cosmonautics, astronomy, and Earth science have always been a boundless space for searching, learning, and creativity,’ says Ekaterina Albegova, Director for the Development of Partnerships and Special Projects at HSE University.

‘Our partnership with the Moscow Planetarium opens up new and unique formats for involving students in partner programmes, from designing educational summer schools to creating a media library on the most interesting aspects of the life of humanity and the universe,’ she adds.

Olga Timofeeva

Olga Timofeeva, Commercial Director of the Moscow Planetarium, notes that ‘the most important goal of our cooperation is the exchange of experience in the study of the child-parent audience.’ The partnership also covers the creation of ‘new, interesting, and effective educational products and programmes for children’, she adds.

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