In April a group of HSE students participated in the Stanford US-Russia Forum which took place at Stanford University. Igor Tomashov, 1st-year master’s student of the HSE Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs, talked to us about the event.
Between May 3rd –7th the Ronald Coase Institute (USA) Seminar on Institutional Economics took place at the HSE. The seminar is traditionally held in key national research universities around the world. In this, the tenth anniversary year of these seminars, the HSE became a co-organizer and Maria Yudkevich, HSE Director for Academic Development and one of the seminar experts, told us about the event.
From August 8th –20th the Fourth International Summer School will take place in Lapland. The organizer of the School, Sergey Medvedev, Deputy Dean of the HSE Faculty of Applied Political Science, told us about the programme and aims of the School this year.
The Higher School of Economics has become the latest educational institution to endorse the IEEE Computer Society's Guide to the Software Engineering Body of Knowledge (SWEBOK) and the Certified Software Development Associate (CSDA) credential.
The HSE International College of Economics and Finance is preparing for its fourth enrolment of students in the master’s programme in Financial Economics. Maxim Nikitin, Academic Supervisor of the Programme and Professor in Ordinary at the HSE, told us about the course.
Recently the U.S. Russia Foundation for Economic Advancement and the Rule of Law (USRF) awarded a grant to the Higher School of Economics and the University of North Carolina for a joint research project. Oleg Karasev, Deputy Director of the HSE Foresight Center, told us about this project.
We spoke to Joshua Hawley, Ed.D, Professor at the Ohio University, USA, who came to the Higher School of Economics to conduct longitude research and deliver a course on Educational Policy at the HSE Faculty of Public Administration.
A survey conducted through the HSE website as part of the second stage of the OECD research project entitled ‘Institutional Management in Higher Education’has been completed and the results published . Tatiana Meshkova, Assistant Rector of the HSE, told us about the project’s goals and the initial results.
On April 15th a round-table discussion entitled ‘Does Culture Matter for Development?' took place at the Higher School of Economics. Chandran Kukathas, Professor at the London School of Economics, opened the discussion with his report. You can watch a video of the event here.