Dr. Chris Brav, an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Mathematics has joined the HSE this year. He shared with the HSE news service his background, first impressions on living and working in Moscow and plans for future.
Christian Welzel, leading professor at the Laboratory for Comparative Social Research (LCSR) HSE St Petersburg received the 2014 Stein Rokkan Prize for Comparative Social Science Research in recognition of his book «Freedom Rising: Human Empowerment and the Quest for Emancipation».
Will internet education replace traditional universities? Where are lectures harder to give – in the classroom or in front of the camera? Would George Clooney be convincing in the role of a real teacher? The Dean of the HSE’s Faculty of Psychology Vasily Klyucharev, who conducts a neuroeconomics course on Coursera, provides answers to these questions.
On June 17, 2014, Panos Pardalos—Distinguished Professor at the University of Florida and Scientific Advisor at the HSE’s International Laboratory of Algorithms and Technologies for Networks Analysis—celebrates his 60th birthday.
Evgeny Yasin: ‘The HSE, the New Economic School and Gaidar Institute Are Restoring Research to the Pre-Revolutionary Level in Russia’
Today, HSE Academic Supervisor Evgeny Yasin celebrates his 80th birthday. The HSE News Service congratulates him, and in honour of the celebration, is publishing an extract from Andrey Kolesnikov’s book ‘Dialogues with Evgeny Yasin’.
11-12 March, 2014, in Davos, at the 5th World Communication Forum, where traditionally, winners of the Communication for Future Davos Award (C4F) are announced, Sergey Zverev, Head of the HSE School of Integrated Communications, was awarded C4F in the ‘Titan of the Future’ nomination.
The HSE News Portal offers its readers an interview with Dr. Binder of Masaryk University in Brno, Czech Republic, who shared his thoughts on the pertinence of his discipline, the myriad of challenges he faces as a researcher, and what other plans for collaboration with the HSE are afoot.
Martin Carnoy, Academic Supervisor of the HSE International Laboratory for Educational Policy Research and the Vida Jacks Professor of Education at Stanford University, has been ranked fourteenth among North America’s most influential education scholars. He was recognized for his work analysing the results of an international education assessment.
Departing Cal Poly Professor Discusses Her Research Interests and Impressions of and Hopes for the HSE
Visiting Professor Elise Kimerling Wirtschafter of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, is spending this semester teaching in the HSE’s Department of History. Before departing Moscow later this month, she kindly agreed to give an interview to the HSE News Service.
On December 6, the Academic Council of the Higher School of Economics approved the HSE Statement of Values, which represents the university’s mission and its most important principles of work and study.