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Research at HSE

Oct 20, 17:00
Presentation of a book by Panicos Demetriades (University of Leicester) 'A Diary of the Euro Crisis in Cyprus Lessons for Bank Recovery and Resolution'
Oct 20, 17:00
Presentation of a book 'A Diary of the Euro Crisis in Cyprus Lessons for Bank Recovery and Resolution' by Panicos Demetriades
Oct 23, 12:10
Lecture on ‘Revolutionary Culture Today’ by Susan Buck-Morss
Oct 25, 15:00
Lecture on 'China and the Middle East' by Robert Mason
Oct 26 – Oct 27
International Conference 'New Trends and Directions of Migration'

New Issue of Foresight and STI Governance Journal

Researchers and experts from Russia, Germany, Poland, Slovenia, and Turkey share their views on innovative entrepreneurship in transition economies

HSE University Review

The sixth issue focuses on HSE’s advancement in global university rankings and showcases several recent research projects led by HSE scientists, with emphasis on projects that were presented at HSE’s XVIII April International Academic Conference.

Special Issue of 'Foresight and STI Governance': The Future of Energy. Call for Papers

'Foresight and STI Governance' is pleased to announce this Special Issue 'The Future of Energy' interested in research on prospective energy technologies, future energy markets assessments, analysis of the advanced energy systems. The submitted papers should held increase our understanding of the features and characteristics of the future energy industry. 

Institute of Education Holds First Ever International Week of Education Law

In early October 2017, IOE hosted its first ever International Week of Education Law, a unique venue to take multiple perspectives on the best national and global practices in tackling the most pressing issues in education-related legal frameworks. Inspired and organized by the IOE Centre for Education Law, the event involved a series of talks and expert seminars by world-acclaimed field professionals.     

Expert on Soviet Economic and Demographic History Speaks at HSE

On October 10, Stephen Wheatcroft, Professor of the School of Historical Studies at the University of Melbourne delivered a lecture on ‘The importance of the grain problem in the Russian Revolution and for the next 40 years of Soviet Economics' at HSE Moscow as part of a long and busy schedule. A participant at previous April Conferences at HSE, Professor Wheatcroft is one of the world’s foremost experts on Soviet social, economic and demographic history, as well as famine and food supply problems in modern world history.

Alzheimer, Parkinson Et Al

Globally, the burden of neurological disorders (Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, stroke, epilepsy etc) has increased substantially over the past 25 years. This problem is the topic of a recent report by the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) international project, which was published in The Lancet. One of its participants is Vasily Vlassov, Professor at the HSE Faculty of Social Sciences.

APEC’s Role in Sustainable Energy Development

Mr. Pengcheng Li, Director of CNIS (China) and Chair of the APEC Expert Group on Energy Efficiency & Conservation (EGEE&C), recently took part in the 50th anniversary meeting of the EGEE&C held at HSE Moscow. Following the event, he spoke with the HSE News Service about some of the topics covered, including the role he sees Russia playing in sustainable energy development.

Norwegian Professor to Discuss Latest Trends in Higher Education Research at Upcoming Conference

Professor Bjørn Stensaker, who teaches in the Department of Education at the University of Oslo, will be the plenary speaker at the 8th International Conference on Higher Education Research organized by the Russian Association of Higher Education Researchers in Moscow. The conference is due to take place October 19-21. In a recent interview with the HSE News Service, Professor Stensaker spoke about his latest research and the trends he sees in higher education, including the growing role of technology.

Study Explains Selectivity of Media Coverage

A large number of deaths in a mass tragedy may not be important enough for the event to become the top news story of the day: its perceived saliency depends on whether it is part of the broader media agenda, according to a study of Russian media coverage of three different tragedies which occurred on the same day in December 2016, namely the assassination of the Russian ambassador in Turkey, a mass poisoning by alcohol-containing hawthorn lotion in Irkutsk and a terrorist attack in Berlin.

New Issue of 'Foresight and STI Governance' is Available

The new special issue of the Foresight and STI Governance journal (vol. 11, № 3) is devoted to various aspects of innovative entrepreneurship in transition economies. Researchers and experts from Russia, Germany, Poland, Slovenia, and Turkey share their views on the topic.

'From the Very Beginning HSE Has Prided Itself on Full Openness and Clear Rules'

Evgeny Yasin, HSE Academic Supervisor, Tenured Professor, PhD in Economics, Professor in the Faculty of Economics, Academic Council member, and Academic Supervisor of the Expert Institute spoke on his scientific interests, research projects and achievements, as well as shared his thoughts on HSE research development.

Immeasurable Hardiness of Character

The Grit Scale questionnaire has gained popularity over the past decade, not only in research but also in practical psychology and in employee selection. The questionnaire is used to measure 'grit' – a personality trait which combines perseverance in reaching one's goals, on one hand, and consistency of one's interests over time, on the other. HSE researchers have found a way to prove that 'grit' is not a single personality trait and the Grit Scale measures two independent constructs.