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Vision Sciences Society Meeting

In May 2016, the Vision Sciences Society 16th Annual Meeting took place in St. Pete’s Beach, USA. A delegation of HSE students and staff took part in the event.

Post-Docs Research at HSE

Tatjana Kanonire received her PhD in Psychology from University of Latvia in Psychology. She joined HSE two years ago.  First, she spent a year at the International Research and Teaching Laboratory for Socio-Cultural Research.  Since October 2015 she has been working at the Centre for Education Quality Monitoring of the Institute of Education.  Tatjana has talked to The HSE Look about her research interests and teaching activities at HSE.

HSE’s 'Foresight and STI Governance' among Top Russian Journals in Scopus' Research and Innovation Rankings

At the beginning of June, SCImago Journal and Country Rank announced its 2015 rankings of journals indexed in the international academic citation database Scopus. Foresight and STI Governance, a journal published by the Higher School of Economics, placed 115 in the new ranking. Less than three years ago, the journal placed into the second quartile in the Business, Management and Accounting (miscellaneous) ranking, becoming the first Russian publication to rank in this category. In addition, Foresight was among the top-ten best Russian journals in the social sciences and humanities, according to the Scopus ranking.

More Effort Needed to Integrate Migrants

At a time when industrially developed countries are facing migration pressure, Russia needs to take a fresh look at immigration to assess its geopolitical benefits and prevent inherent social risks; a smart migrant integration policy can provide a solution.

6th International Conference on Network Analysis Took Place at HSE Nizhny Novgorod

The conference on network analysis aims to bring together scientists and engineers, representatives from the government and universities to exchange knowledge and results on a broad range of topics related to the theory and practice of network analysis. The conference also covered algorithms on graphs, networks, discrete optimization and applications.

IoE Leading Researcher at the 4th Conference of Higher Education Research Association

The University of Hong Kong hosted the 4th Conference of Higher Education Research Association on May, 27–28. The theme of the conference was  'Equity, Employment, and Mobility in Asian Higher Education'.

The Conference 'Challenging the Borders of Fantasy' in Wroclaw

The conference 'Challenging the Borders of Fantasy' organized by the Higher School of Economics (Moscow, Russia) and the Russian-Polish Institute (Wroclaw, Poland) took place on April 18-19 in Wroclaw, Poland. 

Hobbies and Clubs Can Keep Youth Away from Alcohol

Youth in medium-sized and small towns who engage in after-school activities such as hobby clubs are less likely to drink alcohol. Generally, school-age youth in communities with higher educational levels, social and professional status are less vulnerable to alcohol abuse.

The Mission of New Universities

On May 19-21, St. Petersburg hosted the third International Conference on Education and Global Cities: Horizons for the Contemporary University. The conference saw the participation of representatives from universities in Hong Kong, Torino, Newcastle, Beijing, Oslo, Brussels, and beyond. It also featured more than 20 plenary sessions, round tables, lectures, and seminars.

Leading Game Theorists are Guests of HSE

On May 23 and 24, 2016 the Game Theory Laboratory of the HSE St Petersburg held its first international conference entitled 'Game Theory and Mechanism Design', in memory of the late Victor Domanskiy.