Young Researchers from HSE Receive Awards from the Moscow Government
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.
The Moscow Government holds an annual competition for young scholars involved in fundamental and applied research in various fields.
For 2018, a total of 50 scholars and research teams were announced as winners, including several HSE staff members.
Vladimir Podolskii, who is also Senior Researcher at Steklov Mathematical Institute, was awarded for his studies of algorithmic problems in algebraic and logical structures.
Elena Vakulenko, who is also Senior Research Fellow at the Laboratory for Macro-Structural Modeling of the Russian Economy, was awarded ‘for her substantial contributions to research in migration processes and labour market issues in Russia’.
This award was also presented to several young scholars engaged in research activities at HSE laboratories: Anton KiryanovArtem KrasilovAlexander KrotovKharkevich Institute for Information Transmission ProblemsSkolkovo Institute of Science and TechnologyInternational Laboratory of Representation Theory and Mathematical Physics) for a series of studies in algebra.
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.
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.
The Moscow Government has presented various awards to several young HSE researchers - Aigul Mavletova, Evgeny Feigin and Alexey Vdovin.
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.