A team competition organised by the HSE Tikhonov Moscow Institute of Electronics and Mathematics (MIEM HSE) will feature two leagues — one for HSE University students and another for secondary school students. The Hackathon partners are ‘MY.GAMES’ an international gaming brand that is part of Mail.ru Group, the educational website ‘GeekBrains’, and the not-for-profit Institute for Digital Transformation of Education (IDTE).
This year’s Big Animation Festival featured a number of films by HSE Art and Design School students and curators. Out of 1,501 applications received from 89 countries, the Festival jury selected 95 films to participate in the Russian competition and 90 for the foreign one. Twelve works by students of the Bachelor’s Programme ‘Animation and Illustration’, as well as six animated films by curators of HSE University Art and Design School made it into the competition. HSE News Service spoke with some of the participants about making video clips for popular musical groups, inspiration, and the importance of festivals.
Alexey Lukashkin, a graduate of a cotutelle doctoral programme in philology arranged by HSE University and the Sorbonne, defended his doctoral thesis before the HSE University Dissertation Council in Philology and Linguistics. Along with a Russian Candidate of Sciences degree in Philology, he received a PhD. The HSE News Service spoke with Alexey about his studies and research.
‘Thanks to This Project, I Learned That if Something Doesn’t Work Out, I Need to Roll Up My Sleeves and Work on It Some More’
The brand design competition for the Cultural Centre at HSE’s Pokrovka complex, which started at HSE University on October 9, 2019, has entered its final stage. In the summer of 2020, the jury selected three projects for the final round, and now HSE University students and staff canvote for the winner. The finalists told HSE News Service about work on the projects and the philosophy of their brand.
HSE University graduates Victor and Victoria Kravchenko have created an animated blockbuster, ‘The Last Days of Trash’, which recently premiered on the 2x2 TV animation channel. The heroes of the series are three pieces of trash who dream of escaping from the tip.
Future Tech, an interuniversity case championship organized by the Moscow City Innovation Agency, has announced its results. 32 university teams from eight Russian cities participated in the competition. The awarding ceremony took place at the Digital Business Space on Pokrovka.
HSE University’s Faculty of World Economy and International Affairshosted a series of events dedicated to the 30th Anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and the Republic of Korea. During the week, an international conference was held, followed by a presentation of the new Master’s programme ‘Economics, Politics and Business in Asia’, as well as a student Korean-language Olympiad.
Today, universities strive to go beyond the traditional areas of activity that characterize institutions of higher learning and research, taking active roles in national and social development. Valeria Kasamara, HSE University Vice Rector and the Director of the Institute for Applied Political Studies, spoke about this during an open online lecture, ‘The Third Mission: The Experience of HSE University’.
Otkritie Bank and HSE University have announced the start of a strategic partnership. One of its key areas of focus will be the creation of dedicated capital (an endowment) to finance a unique socio-economic survey (monitoring) conducted by the University. It is planned to complete the creation of the endowment within five years, with a minimum target value of 140 million rubles.
All new IT systems at HSE University use HSE Sans — a font specifically designed for the University. Its creators told HSE University.Digital Insight about their inspiration, current trends in typography, and the so-called Russian typography boom.