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Students Invited to Plenary Session of the April Conference

For the first time, students and post-grads are invited to listen in on plenary sessions of the International April Conference. They will be able to find out ‘from the horse’s mouth’ what the world’s top academics, economists, government and public figures think about the current state of Russia’s economy and society.

‘We’re Moving in the Right Direction’

At a March 27 meeting, HSE’s Academic Council discussed how the university’s development strategy was carried out in 2014.

Andrey Okounkov: 'Happiness Is not about Proving Something to Other People'

In the whole history of mathematics just 8 winners of the highest award - the Field Prize - have come from Russia. One of them is Andrey Okounkov, Academic Supervisor at theInternational Laboratory of Representation Theory and Mathematical Physics HSE. On Hamburg Reckoning, a weekly programme which broadcasts interviews with major academics on current Russian issues on the OTR TV channel, he talked about his journey from economics to mathematics, about the Faculty of Mathematics at HSE and what makes mathematicians happy.

Illustration for news: HSE's Laboratory for Anti-сorruption Policy among Top Think Tanks

HSE's Laboratory for Anti-сorruption Policy among Top Think Tanks

HSE’s Laboratory for Anti-сorruption Policy placed 28th in a global ranking of analytical centres that work with the quality of public administration.

Illustration for news: ‘Maths Teaches Modesty above All’

‘Maths Teaches Modesty above All’

This year winner of the respected Fields medal Andrey Okounkov became the new head of HSE’s International Laboratory of Representation Theory and Mathematical Physics. In an interview for the HSE News website, he talked about what is a good mathematical education, why mathematicians are more free than other academics and what to tell people who find figures difficult.

Leading Universities Will Recruit Foreign Students Together

On December 24th 2014, a meeting of the Council of the Association of Global Universities took place at HSE. The Council decided to establish a centre which will focus on recruiting foreign students for universities who are participants of the project 5/100.

Illustration for news: More Social Projects at Startup of the Year

More Social Projects at Startup of the Year

On December 17 the awards ceremony for Startup of the Year 2014 took place at the Technopolis Moscow congress centre. Of the 350 projects entered for this prestigious prize, 7 winners received the coveted statuettes - 6 for the different nominations and one from the audience. Among the winning teams there are HSE students and graduates.

Illustration for news: Night at the Cultural Centre 2014: Ten Hours of Entertainment

Night at the Cultural Centre 2014: Ten Hours of Entertainment

On December 13th, 2014, one of the largest annual entertainment and educational events took place, organized by HSE not only for students and staff, but for all Muscovites, - Night at the HSE Cultural Centre.

IV Moscow Urban Forum: Catalysts of Growth and Best Practice in Global Cities

Illustration for news: IV Moscow Urban Forum: Catalysts of Growth and Best Practice in Global Cities

IV Moscow Urban Forum: Catalysts of Growth and Best Practice in Global Cities

On 11-12 December the IV Moscow Urban Forum ‘Drivers of City Development’ took place. The forum, an annual event since 2011, is an international conference on urban design, architecture, economics and strategic city planning.