Two students from the ‘Financial Technologies and Data Analysis’ master's programme, Nikita Churkin and Dmitry Simakov, took second place and won 100,000 rupees (approximately 100,000 rubles) at the WNS Analytics Wizard international hackathon 2018, held on September 14-16. The competition was organised by the Indian platform Analytics Vidhuya (similar to the American Kaggle).
The Golden HSE is HSE’s main prize. HSE staff members nominate candidates, so the award provides the perfect opportunity to express our gratitude to colleagues and show appreciation for their work. The winners are also selected by HSE staff - the Jury and the Contest Committee. Here's what you need to do if you want your colleague or student to receive this award.
On the last week of September, two student projects, HSE App and #poboltaem? conversational club, raised 100% of HSEcoins they requested and can go forward to implement their ideas. Another four projects approached the ‘safety net’ limit of 70%, which guarantees financial support.
On October 9-11 ‘Open Your Eyes’, an HSE charity project, will be collecting items for 250 elderly people at a nursing home in Klin.
Each year HSE holds the Student Project Contest, which allows projects deemed important for the development of the university at least and all of society at most to receive financial, organisational, or any other type of support to help them succeed.
On September 10 - 15 Nada Matta, Professor at University of Technologies of Troyes (France), visited HSE Perm at the invitation of the ‘Business Informatics’ educational programme. She shared her impressions of the Perm campus and spoke about the prospects for cooperation between the universities in the near future.
Originally from Greece, Pános Kompatsiáris was attracted to join the Higher School of Economics because of the university’s reputation for exceptional working conditions and fostering career development. Having spent the last ten years in a variety of cities, including Edinburgh and Berlin, Professor Kompatsiáris brings his background in economics, cultural studies and art theory to his current position as Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Communications, Media, and Design at HSE.
On September 22, 2018 the 'Clover' Green Festival was held at HSE Media Yard. HSE students and guests of the event brought clothes and batteries for recycling, exchanged books, drew their own prints on ecobags and took part in the ecoquest.
All students now have the opportunity to create their projects on the new HSE crowdfunding platform. HSEcoins, credited to all students on HSE Day, can be transferred to these projects.
On September 10-13, 2018 Professor Hein Roelfsema (Utrecht University, the Netherlands) visited the Faculty of Management at HSE – Nizhny Novgorod as part of the visiting scholar programme.