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Peter Meylakhs

  • Peter Meylakhs has been at HSE since 2013.

Education, Degrees and Academic Titles

  • 2013
    Associate Professor
  • 2007

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD) in Social Structure, Social Institutes and Processes
    Saint Petersburg State University
    Thesis Title: Social Reflection of the Drug Situation in St.Petersburg

  • 2001

    Diploma
    University of the Russian Academy of Education

* Candidate of Sciences
According to the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) 2011, Candidate of Sciences belongs to ISCED level 8 - "doctoral or equivalent", together with PhD, DPhil, D.Lit, D.Sc, LL.D, Doctorate or similar. Candidate of Sciences allows its holders to reach the level of the Associate Professor.

Continuing education / Professional retraining / Internships / Study abroad experience

2008-2009. Post-doctoral training at State University of New York Downstate Medical Center and National Development and Research Institutes (NDRI), New York, USA.

Courses (2016/2017)

Courses (2015/2016)

Courses (2014/2015)

Courses (2013/2014)

Editorial board membership

2013: Member of the Editorial Council, International Journal of Drug Policy (International Journal of Drug Policy ).


Publications17

How AIDS Denialism Spreads In Russia Through Online Social Networks

Many don’t seek treatment until their health deteriorates.

The Huffington Post

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Социологи, криминологи и специалисты по наркополитике объединили мировой опыт по борьбе с наркоманией

Известия

How Russian Prudishness Produced an Anti-Gay Law

The Atlantic

Fear and Uncertainty Lead to AIDS Denialism

December 1 marked World AIDS Day, the purpose of which is to increase global awareness of the disease. Researchers from HSE’s campus in St. Petersburg have spent the last two years studying a movement of individuals called ‘AIDS dissidents,’ or people who deny the existence of AIDS. Peter Meylakhs, Senior Research Fellow with the International Centre for Health Economics, Management, and Policy at HSE St. Petersburg, discusses some of his research results below.

Dr Peter Meylakhs took part in a workshop at Warwick University

Senior  Research Fellow at CHEMP, Dr Peter Meylakhs, recently attended a workshop at Warwick University (UK)