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26 Feb 17:00
Research Seminar on Diversity and Development. Speaker: Aleksey Oshchepkov, 'Market and Network Corruption'

Shabolovka Ulitsa, 26с4

12 Mar 16:00

News

Established in Russia under Peter the Great and bestowed upon Catherine I who became its supreme head, the Order of Saint Catherine, or the ‘Order of Liberation’ (‘Orden osvobozhdeniia’), was the first order in Russia to be awarded to women. This small sliver of Petrine era history, as Professor Igor Fedyukin demonstrates in his new research, reveals the monarch’s wife’ serious political ambitions. Professor Fedyukin discusses how the history of the ‘ladies’ order’ reflects the former mistress’s plans to elevate her status and change the line of succession to the throne in her children’s favor.
February 22
HSE researchers have discovered that the terms and conditions of purchasing private health insurance (PHI) can impact the person’s attitude to their health. If PHI is bought at the client’s own expense, they are inclined to be more careful about their health, when compared to those whose medical insurance is part of an employer’s benefits package.
February 21
Inscriptions, symbols and shapes of tombstones and cemetery layouts carry important messages about society, its values and hierarchies. Research by HSE scholar Svetlana Malysheva reveals some of the things Soviet cemeteries can tell us about the USSR and its people.
February 19

Research at HSE is...

The Higher School of Economics is quite a young university but over its 25-year history it has already become one of the largest Russian universities specializing in social sciences and economics, humanities, exact and computer sciences, which makes it one of the national leaders in higher education. The university’s participation in social and economic reforms has helped to shape it as a project university, which successfully blends together education, research, development and consulting to work on large-scale projects of economic and social development.

39research institutes
39international laboratories
23research journals
439research publications
in Scopus first quarter
journals in 2017
800+research fellows
3 bln roubles is an average amount
allocated for research

 

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