Young HSE Researchers Receive Awards from Moscow Government
Evgeny Feigin, Professor at the Faculty of Mathematics, was awarded for a series of papers on representation theory of algebras and Lie groups. Aigul Mavletova, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Social Sciences, received an award for innovative methodological experimental studies, which aim at improving the quality of online surveys. And last but not least, Alexey Vdovin, Associate Professor at the Faculty of Humanities, received an award for his studies in Russian philology, which postulate a new concept for the history of Russian literary critics in the first half of the 19th century in a socio-cultural and comparative context.
Vladimir Podolskii, Head of HSE’s Big Data and Information Retrieval School, and Elena Vakulenko, Assistant Professor at the Department of Applied Economics, have both received awards for research in mathematics and labour studies, respectively.
Italy’s Ambassador to Russia Pasquale Terracciano made HSE Banking Institute Director Vasily Solodkov a Knight of the Italian Order of the Star for his exceptional scholarly contribution to the advancement and development of friendly relations and cooperation between Italy and Russia.
The Contribution to Science and Education Award, established by the HSE, recognises outstanding contributions to academic development and international academic cooperation.
For nearly a quarter of century, Maarten Janssen, a well-known expert in microeconomics and currently a professor at the University of Vienna, has been working with HSE. A ceremony awarding him the honorary title took place at a meeting of the HSE Academic Council.
On November 16, the winners of the Prosvetitel (‘enlightener’) award for best popular science books in Russian were announced. 'Constructing languages: from Esperanto to Dothraki' by Alexander Piperski, Senior Lecturer at the School of Philology, won in the Humanities category. The winner in the Natural Sciences category is 'That’s crazy! A guidebook of psychological disorders for a big city resident', a book by HSE graduates Daria Varlamova and Anton Zainiev.
On December 23, 2015, the 15th Golden HSE Award ceremony took place at the Central House of Artists.