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Research at HSE

Feb 22, 18:10
Colloquium: Perturbed Proximal Gradient Algorithms. Speaker: Eric Moulines (École Polytechnique)
Apr 10 – Apr 13
XIX April International Academic Conference on Economic and Social Development
Online registration (without presentation) is open till March 16, 2018 
Apr 26 – Apr 30
Conference on 'The modes of thinking, the ways of speaking'
May 15 – May 18
International Conference on Statistical Methods Application for Analysis of Economics and Society
Abstract submission deadline: March 20, 2018 

Computer Taught to Recognize Emotions in Speech

How an automatic system identifies emotions in the sound of a voice

Latest Issue of HERB

HSE’s achievements over its 25-year history

Neurolinguistics Laboratory Wins 3-Year Grant to Study Prevention, Diagnostics and Therapy of Language Disorders

The HSE Neurolinguistics Laboratory studies a broad range of topics related to the connection between the brain and language. For Svetlana Malyutina, Deputy Head, and Mariya Khudyakova, Junior Research Fellow, particularly interesting areas of focus include the breakdown of language processing after brain damage (e.g., stroke, neurosurgery, epilepsy) and language acquisition in children.

Moscow Mathematical Journal Named Most Influential Russian Journal in Mathematics of 2017

The recipients of the annual Web of Science Awards are the most influential scientists, scientific organizations and publications of the year. The Moscow Mathematical Journal has made it into the top quartile in the subject area of mathematics and was announced by jury members to be the most influential Russian scientific journal of 2017.

Laboratory of Theoretical Computer Science Researchers Get Grant from RFBR and Royal Society

Researchers from the HSE Laboratory of Theoretical Computer Science have won a competition organized by the Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFBR) and the Royal Society of London for Improving Natural Knowledge.

'Cultural Evolution is not Just a Metaphor'

Alberto Acerbi, a cognitive/evolutionary anthropologist at TU Eindhoven, explains the notion of cultural evolution and highlights its potential for Digital Humanities.

Researchers Have Found a Link Between Earthquakes and Currency Jumps

Mathematicians at HSE have successfully demonstrated the use of a Japanese model which detects seismic activity in predicting currency risks. The research results have been published in an article entitled 'Hawkes Processes for Forecasting Currency Crashes: Evidence from Russia'.

Researching Modern Music

Alexandra Kolesnik, Junior Research Fellow and Senior Lecturer at HSE’s Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities recently completed her post graduate studies in History and successfully defended her PhD thesis entitled ‘Historical representations in British popular musical culture of the 1960-1980s’. Here, Alexandra talks about her research into modern pop-culture.

Do Companies Need Corporate Universities?

Researchers at the HSE International Laboratory of Intangible-driven Economy (IDlab) have examined the role of corporate universities in developing human capital and improving performance. Their findings were published in the Journal of Intellectual Capital.

Freedom, Not Coercion

A feeling of freedom and a sense of responsibility are directly related to one another. Scientists from HSE’s International Laboratory of Positive Psychology of Personality and Motivation, the University of Missouri and Omsk State University have become the first to prove this link in a study involving both Russian and American participants.

Research Priorities Should Depend on the Future Demand for Technology

On February 8, we celebrated Russian Science Day. The recently released report entitled, ‘Russian Science in Figures’, compiled by HSE’s Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge, details the current state of science funding, the percentage of the population in scientific jobs, and scientific research. Leonid Gokhberg, director of ISSEK and the first vice-rector of HSE, told us more about it.

British Professor Delivers Lecture on ‘History of the Senses’

On January 23, 2018, Roger Smith – Emeritus Reader in the History of Science at Lancaster University (UK) and Honorary Scientific Researcher at the Institute of Philosophy in Moscow – delivered a lecture entitled ‘The History of the Senses’. The lecture contributed to the history course taught by Professor Irina Savelieva, Director of the Poletayev Institute for Theoretical and Historical Studies in the Humanities, for second year Master's students.