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Regular version of the site
Sep 2 – Sep 3
Understanding economic growth and development in Central and Eastern Europe. Workshop in Economic History and Development

Deadline for abstract submission: March 31, 2016 

Monday, Sep 5, 16:00

Lecture 'Statistical learning as an individual ability' by Ram Frost

Sep 6 – Sep 10

International Conference 'Supercomputer Simulations in Science and Engineering'

Sep 15 – Sep 17

WAPOR Regional Conference 'Survey Research and the Study of Social and Cultual Change'

Submission Deadline: April 25 

Sep 22 – Sep 24

III International Conference 'Modern Econometric Tools and Applications – META2016'

Deadline for abstract submission – July 1, 2016 

Russia Improves its Ranking in the Global Innovation Index

and is now 43rd out of 128, up five positions from its 2015 ranking

HSE University Review

The third issue focuses on analysis of trends in technology development, education, the knowledge society in Russia and aboard, and forecasting science and innovation.

International Symposium 'L. S. Vygotsky and Modern Childhood'

Abstracts and applications for participation are acceted till September 30, 2016

Challenges of the Teaching Profession Disccused in HSE Journal

The second issue of  Voprosy obrazovaniya/Educational Studies.Moscow has been released recently.

Educated Russians Smoke Less

In recent years in Russia, female smoking has increased, while the opposite holds true for men; in addition to this, smoking has increased at higher rates among those with lower levels of education compared to more educated Russians.

'Relocating Religion': Report from the Annual Conference of the European Association for the Study of Religions

This summer Helsinki hosted the large annual conference of the European Association for the Study of Religions. Iliyana Angelova (University of Oxford / University of Tuebingen) and Ksenia Medvedeva (HSE) share their impressions from the event and reflect on their experiences of having convened a session at an international conference of such a scale.

Challenges Faced by Japanese Investors in Russia

Nina Ershova, Research Fellow at HSE Institute for Industrial and Market Studies, examined Japanese companies' experience of investing in Russia. Her paper "Challenges for foreign investors in Russia: the case of Japanese companies" is based on findings from a survey of 32 companies — members of the Japan Business Club in Moscow, conducted between April and June 2015, and content analysis of twenty interviews with Japanese business, academic and NGO representatives conducted between 2008 and 2015.

Russia's Ranking in Global Innovation Index

Russia is 43rd in the Global Innovation Index (GII) 2016, up five positions from its 2015 ranking. Just as last year, Switzerland, Sweden, U.K., U.S. and Finland remain the top-ranking countries in the GII. These are the findings from the GII 2016 report comparing the performance of national innovation systems in 128 economies.

'HSE is the Best Choice for Those Who Want to Carry out Research in Education'

Ivan Smirnov graduated from his master’s programme in Paris and hadn’t really considered coming back to Russia. But that was before he learned about the full-time advanced doctoral programme at HSE. The programme has some unique advantages among Russian programmes, which make it comparable to European PhDs.

Trust in Banks Low, Yet Private Deposits on the Rise

In 2015, Russians’ trust in banks dropped sharply as the country’s economy faced a crisis, yet at the same time, the amount of individual bank deposits paradoxically increased, according to findings from a survey conducted by LSES as part of the "Monitoring Financial Behaviour and Consumer Confidence in Financial Institutions" project (2009-2015). 

Researchers from Various Countries to Collaborate on Eradicating Educational Inequality

The HSE Institute of Education has become a founding partner of the Institute for Global Educational Opportunity, an association of universities and research centres that study educational inequality. Representatives from Russia, the U.S., Germany, Israel, Saudi Arabia, and Chili gathered in Washington to reach an agreement on joint annual conferences, publications, and research.

Why Russia is Passive in the WTO Court

In terms of activity in lodging complaints with the WTO Court (the agency through which WTO members resolve their disputes), Russia has not advanced beyond South Africa. The United States and EU countries are currently the leaders in terms of WTO disputes. The low level of activity on Russia’s side is primarily due to its relatively recent membership in the organization.

13th International Conference on Concept Lattices and Their Applications

On July 18-22 the 13th International Conference on Concept Lattices and Their Applications was held at HSE. The conference has been organized since 2002. This year it was held in Russia for the first time. The event was organized by the International Laboratory for Intelligent Systems and Structural Analysis and the  School of Data Analysis and Artificial Intelligence of HSE Faculty of Computer Science.

World Association for Public Opinion Research Conference to Take Place in Russia for the First Time

From September 15 – 17, 2016, the World Association for Public Opinion Research (WAPOR) Regional Conference ‘Survey Research and the Study of Social and Cultural Change’ will take place at HSE.