HSE Research Teams to Receive Russian Science Foundation Grants in 2017
The Russian Science Foundation has announced winners of its latest grant competition to support basic scientific research and exploratory scientific research conducted by research teams.
This is the third time the competition among research teams has been held and is the foundation’s largest project by the number of participants. In 2017, over 4,000 projects took part in the competition, 427 of which received support based on the results of a multi-stage expert selection. Nine projects implemented by HSE research teams are among the winners. The winning projects are led by the following HSE faculty members:
- Yurii Nesterov, Research Professor at the Big Data and Information Retrieval School
- Vyacheslav Grines, Professor at the Faculty of Informatics, Mathematics, and Computer Science (HSE Nizhny Novgorod)
- Alexander Shapoval, Professor at the Big Data and Information Retrieval School
- Stanislav Molchanov, Academic Supervisor of the Laboratory of Stochastic Analysis and its Applications
- Boris Gutkin, Leading Research Fellow at theCentre for Cognition & Decision Making
- Sergei Kuznetsov, Head of the International Laboratory for Intelligent Systems and Structural Analysis
- Marie Arsalidou, Assistant Professor at the School of Psychology
- Alexander Lukin, Professor at the School of International Affairs
- Andrei Melville, Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences
43 projects from all over the country were awarded grants in Russia’s Eighth Mega-Grant Competition. HSE University’s application in support of the creation of a world-class laboratory in mathematics was among the winners. The academic supervisor of the new laboratory will be Professor Michael Shapiro of Michigan State University (USA).
In the beginning of 2020, six student research projects received funding from the HSE Centre for Student Academic Development (CSAD). The projects had been selected in a competition in which participants presented their research plans and the expected outcomes. At a reporting online seminar in July, team leaders summarized their achievements over the six months and spoke about how their work has been impacted by the pandemic.
The Russian Science Foundation has announced the winners of four 2020 competitions. Some of the winners are from HSE University. They have received grants of 12 to 24 million roubles, for a term of two to four years.
A ‘Mega-Grant’ Competition for ground-breaking research projects funded by the Russian Ministry of Science and Higher Education was held for the seventh time, and this year’s competition winners included two projects that will be based at HSE University campuses. One research group will study dynamic systems at HSE – Nizhny Novgorod, and a new social neurobiology laboratory will begin work at HSE University in Moscow.
The Russian Foundation for Basic Research announced the results of the first project competition for doctoral students studying in Russian universities and research organizations. Among the winners are forty doctoral students from HSE University, whose projects will receive support over the next two years.
The Russian Science Foundation announced the results of its 2019 competitions for support from the Presidential Research Project Programme. One competition was for grants in support of research initiatives by early career researchers, and another was in support of research conducted by research groups headed by early career scholars.
A public council for the independent evaluation of the quality of education conditions has been created at the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation. Alexander Milkus, Head of the HSE Laboratory for Educational and Youth Journalism, has been unanimously elected as its chair.
Semyonov Award is designed as an internship at the HSE Laboratory for University Development and support to early-career scholars for participation in joint research.
On Wednesday, 16 May 2018, the President of the European Research Council (ERC), Professor Jean-Pierre Bourguignon, gave an open lecture at HSE on ‘Public funding for research & innovation: The experience of the European Research Council’. The lecture was organized by HSE together with the Delegation of the European Union to the Russian Federation.
The Russian Science Foundation has announced the most recent winners of three-year grants for scientific research. Among the recipients are a number of projects carried out by scientists at the Higher School of Economics.