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Equality in Business: How Support from Loved Ones Can Reduce the Gender Gap

Equality in Business: How Support from Loved Ones Can Reduce the Gender Gap
Galina Shirokova, Professor at the Department of Management at HSE University-St Petersburg, has worked alongside international researchers to identify the role of social circles and cultural values in the success of young businesswomen. They found that support within a group increases the chances of women engaging in entrepreneurship.

Patrons' Brain Activity while Viewing Menu Items Can Predict Restaurant Sales

CHAIHONA NO. 1
A positive correlation has been discovered between the neural activity in the nucleus accumbens of study participants as they were presented with photographs of dishes from the menu of the Chaihona No. 1 restaurant chain and the sales performance of said dishes in the chain's establishments. This finding was made by a team of researchers of the HSE Institute for Cognitive Neuroscience, Lomonosov Moscow State University, and ETH Zurich (Switzerland). The study findings have been published in PLoS One.

HSE University and Football National League Sign Memorandum of Cooperation

HSE University and Football National League Sign Memorandum of Cooperation
On June 30, HSE University Rector Nikita Anisimov and Russian Football National League President Nail Izmaylov signed a cooperation and partnership memorandum aimed at developing and popularising Russian football.

Results of HSE University’s Mirror Laboratories Contest Announced

Results of HSE University’s Mirror Laboratories Contest Announced
This year, HSE University held the Mirror Laboratories project contest for the fourth time. A total of 19 applications were submitted to the contest from 16 HSE University research departments partnered with 16 organisations from 14 Russian regions. Following the contest results, 10 research projects received support.

The First Issue of the HSE University Journal of International Law Is Out Now

The First Issue of the HSE University Journal of International Law Is Out Now
On June 23, 2023, the first issue was published on the journal’s webpage under the heading ‘Mission Upward’. The journal is published online in Russian and English. In honour of this landmark event for the journal, we talked with its Chief Editor, Vera Rusinova.

HSE University’s Third Satellite Launched from Vostochny Cosmodrome

HSE University’s Third Satellite Launched from Vostochny Cosmodrome
The small CubeSX-HSE-3 spacecraft was created by students and staff of the HSE Tikhonov Moscow Institute of Electronics and Mathematics. It is based on the OrbiCraft-Pro 3U platform by Sputnix. The work was carried out as part of the Space-π project with support from the Innovation Support Fund.

HSE University at SPIEF: From Cyber Gaming to Arctic Development

HSE University at SPIEF: From Cyber Gaming to Arctic Development
The timeliness of Russia’s first cyber gaming platform, the importance of closing the gender gap in the IT industry, and the future of international cooperation in the Arctic were just some of the issues discussed at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF). The HSE News Service reports on some of the topics of discussion at the forum.

HSE University at SPIEF: Smart Migration and the Future of the Global Economy

HSE University at SPIEF: Smart Migration and the Future of the Global Economy
Sessions attended by HSE University experts at the recent St. Petersburg International Economic Forum focused on the digitalisation of migration management, regionalisation of the world economy, participation of companies in global value chains, and many other topics. Below, HSE News Services covers some of the main sessions of the event.

HSE University and Rossotrudnichestvo Agree to Train Specialists in Teaching Russian as a Foreign Language

Yevgeny Primakov, Nikita Anisimov
HSE University and Rossotrudnichestvo have signed an agreement to establish a Russian Language Centre at HSE University in St Petersburg. It will train teachers of Russian studies and future leaders of educational programmes and courses of Russian as a foreign language. The document was signed by HSE University Rector Nikita Anisimov and Head of Rossotrudnichestvo Yevgeny Primakov at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum.

Scientists Develop Algorithm for Accurate Calculation of Quantum Systems

Scientists Develop Algorithm for Accurate Calculation of Quantum Systems
Researchers from the MIEM HSE Centre for Quantum Metamaterials, jointly with colleagues from Germany and the UK, have proposed an algorithm for the automated compression of arbitrary environments (ACE). It opens up exciting new possibilities for the precise calculation of the dynamics of quantum systems. According to the scientists, the new method can assist in the design of quantum computers and novel communication systems. The study findings are published in Nature Physics.