Breast cancer is one of the most common cancers, accounting for 26% of all malignancies in women. Mathematical modeling can play an important role in predicting the course of disease and supporting the use of personalized medicine in its treatment, according to Neznanov and Tyuryumina's paper 'Combined mathematical model of the growth of breast cancer.'
The second issue of Voprosy obrazovaniya/Educational Studies.Moscow has been recently released. The current issue features the following thematic section – Recruitment, Education and Retention of Teachers: Issues and Challenges in the Eastern/Central Europe, the Caucasus, Central Asia and Mongolia.
Only 2% of Russians consider themselves financially literate. One in 10 people signs contracts without reading them. Almost half of all depositors do not understand what state insurance of private savings means. One third of the population can manage their individual budget, but do not know their way around the financial services market.
Alina Buzanakova and Evgeny Ozhegov, researchers at the HSE-Perm Group for Applied Markets and Enterprises Studies (AMES), presented the results of their research at the 19th International Conference on Cultural Economics at the University of Valladolid, Spain.
The first OECD Higher Education Stakeholder Forum took place in Paris on June 17, bringing together more than 100 people from 30 countries, including Sergei Malinovsky, Deputy Director of the HSE Institute of Education. At the Forum, participants worked to create proposals aimed at finalizing the design of two projects that the OECD Education Policy Committee will implement in order to develop the field of higher education.
The level of education, the size of the settlement, and the social status can all seriously affect the chance of feeling poor in Russia. These are the findings by experts of the HSE Institute for Social Policy, revealed as part of their regular Monitoring of the Social and Economic Situation and Well-being of the Population.
The 12th International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR) Conference took place in Stockholm and was entitled ‘The Third Sector in Transition:Accountability, Transparency, and Social Inclusion’. The conference is held biannually and is a major academic event in its field.
On June 16-18, the international conference on anthropology ‘Bordering Religion in (Post) Cold War Worlds’ was held at HSE St. Petersburg. The event was organized by Angie Heo from the University of Chicago Divinity School (USA) and Zhanna Kormina, HSE Professor.
Research projects on social informatics of the Laboratory of Sociology in Education and Science have been presented at two conferences in Germany.
Interesting work, the desire to help patients, and money – these are the three key factors which motivate Russian doctors to perform, while career ambitions remain a secondary consideration, according to HSE research. Alexander Temnitsky, Leading Research Fellow of the HSE Centre for Health Policy, studied Russian doctors’ personal motives driving their performance between 2007 and 2014.