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Mathematical Modelling at HSE MIEM

Mathematical Modelling at HSE MIEM
Sergey A. Aksenov,Deputy Director of MIEM and Associate Professor at the School of Applied Mathematics, explains what mathematical modelling is about and what projects HSE MIEM research teams have been working on recently, particularly in relation to COVID-19.

HSE Biologists Prepare Strategy for Universal COVID Test

HSE Biologists Prepare Strategy for Universal COVID Test
Russian researchers have developed a strategy to create a cheap and rapid COVID-19 test based on isothermal amplification. According to their publication in Applied Biochemistry and Microbiology, use of this strategy will make it possible to create universal test systems for any of the COVID-19 variants.

People’s Values Affect Their Attitudes to COVID-19 Restrictions

People’s Values Affect Their Attitudes to COVID-19 Restrictions
HSE social and political analysts have established which value models and circumstances promote support for restrictive government policies aimed at combatting the coronavirus pandemic. The research is published in Plos One.

Model of Predator-Prey Relationship Helps Predict Spread of COVID-19

Model of Predator-Prey Relationship Helps Predict Spread of COVID-19
Researchers from the HSE Faculty of Economic Sciences have proposed a mathematical model that describes the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, taking into account the restrictions applied in different countries. The model will help governments make reasonable and timely decisions on introducing or lifting restrictions. The paper was published in Eurasian Economic Review.

Managing Work-related Psychosocial Risks during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Managing Work-related Psychosocial Risks during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Another online seminar has been held by the project team ‘Regulatory framework to prevent remote work-related psychosocial risks’ of the HSE University Faculty of Law. On October 15, Lacye Groening, ILO Technical Officer on Occupational Safety and Health spoke abouton how to manage work-related psychosocial risks during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond from a global perspective.

Russian Scientists Investigate the Immune Response to SARS-CoV-2 Variants

Russian Scientists Investigate the Immune Response to SARS-CoV-2 Variants
HSE University researchers assessed the effectiveness of the T-cell immune response to 11 variants of SARS-CoV-2. Their findings have been published in Nucleic Acids Research.