of Russian families do not have the opportunity to choose which school their children attend. In recent years, this situation has worsened; five years ago, only 51% of families did not have a choice. Residents of villages, people with low income and people whose children perform poorly in schools are most often deprived of alternatives.
The 8th RuSSIR-2014 (Russian Summer School in Information Retrieval), organized by the Higher School of Economics in Nizhny Novgorod and ROMIP, has ended.
Dr. Dina Balalaeva, who will begin a tenure-track position at the Faculty of Social Sciences at the HSE in September, recently completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the HSE. She received her PhD in Political Science at the State University of New York at Binghamton in 2013. She agreed to speak with the HSE news service about her decision to make her career at the HSE and her plans for future research and teaching.
Three scholarships are being offered to HSE postgraduate students by the FMIM Centre for Qualitative Finance, which was created this summer by HSE’s International Laboratory of Quantitative Finance together with London-based investment company FMIM.
HSE Rector Yaroslav Kuzminov gave an interview to Moscow 24 TV about how prepared new first year students are for the most popular courses and about the careers of HSE graduates.
The Summer University at the Higher School of Economics, which brought 42 students from 11 countries together for six weeks, has ended. Students of all ages who studied at the university spoke about their impressions of the HSE, the unexpected knowledge they gained, and about continuing education in general.