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Igor Agamirzian: 'Multidisciplinarity is Our Strength'

Igor Agamirzian
Keeping up with rapidly changing technology requires accelerated digital transformation in various spheres of the economy and science, as well as a broader application of machine learning and artificial intelligence. Technological advancement also requires conceptualisation and relevant legal regulation. The HSE News Service interviewed HSE Vice President Professor Igor Agamirzian, Academic Supervisor of the strategic project 'Digital Transformation: Technologies, Effects, Efficiency', about ongoing research into digitalisation and its outcomes.

Unprecedented Cyber Attacks: Information Security Comes First for the State and Business

Unprecedented Cyber Attacks: Information Security Comes First for the State and Business
Changes related to the pandemic and the sanctions regime have led to the restructuring of the Russian information industry and changes in the policy strategy of its participants. What are the main risks and how best to cope with these new challenges? These issues were discussed during the ‘Digital Transformation of Business in the New Post-crisis Reality’ master class, organized by HSE Department of the Theory and Practice of Business-Government Interaction.

Second Congress of Young Scientists: Students Are Ready to Implement Breakthrough Projects

Second Congress of Young Scientists: Students Are Ready to Implement Breakthrough Projects
The 2nd Congress of Young Scientists was held at the Sirius Park of Science and Art in Sochi. HSE University representatives took an active part in it, working at various venues where a wide range of topics were discussed—from university development to machine learning and scientific cinema.

HSE University Hosts International Conference on Current Issues in Language Education

HSE University Hosts International Conference on Current Issues in Language Education
The HSE University School of Foreign Languages has held the second HSE LED Conference devoted to exchanging research and professional experience. Attendees included academics and teachers, experts and practitioners, language-education administrators and managers from various regions in Russia and abroad. The conference was held in person and online on December 8–9.

‘AI Is a Tool, and Those Who Master It Will Have a Competitive Advantage’

‘AI Is a Tool, and Those Who Master It Will Have a Competitive Advantage’
HSE University is hosting the FIT-M 2022 International Scientific Forum. As part of this event, the HSE Cultural Centre held a series of lectures on November 29­–30. On December 7–9, guests of the forum will have three days of practical work with scientists, IT industry leaders, businesspeople, and industry experts.

First Sino-Russian Economic Cooperation Workshop—Economic Performance from Regional Aspects

First Sino-Russian Economic Cooperation Workshop—Economic Performance from Regional Aspects
The HSE Faculty of Economic Sciences and the School of Economics at Shanghai University have co-organised the First Sino-Russian Workshop on ‘Economic Performance from Regional Aspects’. The researchers discussed how they detected and assessed the effects of different economic policies in Russia and China at a regional level.

‘Asian Studies is a New High Tech for Russia’

‘Asian Studies is a New High Tech for Russia’
Russia's pivot to the East requires balanced actions, as well as knowledge of the languages, cultures, and traditions of Asian countries. Without this, Russian businesses will not be able to work there effectively. Experts and government representatives discussed the issue and the experience of Russia's regions working in Asia at ‘The Pivot to the East: The Regional Dimension’, the first interregional conference held by HSE University with the support of the Russian Ministry of Economic Development.

Balkan Dialogue: What Soft Power Can Do in Tough Times

Balkan Dialogue: What Soft Power Can Do in Tough Times
From 12–16 October 2022, the ‘Balkan Dialogue’ event took place at the Russian House in Belgrade and the Vojvodina Archives in Novi Sad, Serbia. Balkan Dialogue is an international programme organised annually by the Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund. Students and professors from HSE University and other Russian universities were among the participants of the programme. The academic supervisor of the event was Professor Ekaterina Entina, Director of the Mediterranean Studies Centre at the HSE Faculty of World Economy and International Affairs.

Nauka 0+: The Kind of Science Society Needs

Nauka 0+: The Kind of Science Society Needs
From the rise of platform capitalism to somatisation—this is the scope of the topics discussed at ‘Society’, a thematic platform of the NAUKA 0+ All-Russian Science Festival held by HSE University in October. In addition, experts discussed the timely issue of science popularisation.

Dialogue with Africa: How Nigeria and Russia Can Promote Mutually Beneficial Cooperation

Dialogue with Africa: How Nigeria and Russia Can Promote Mutually Beneficial Cooperation
Russia and Nigeria have good prospects for cooperation in many economic sectors—from mining, petrochemicals, agriculture, and high-tech manufacturing to education and mutual investment. The Embassy of Nigeria in Russia, together with NUIA Consulting and HSE University, has held a business briefing on ‘Entering New Markets: Nigeria—Opportunities, Prospects and Practical Experience of Russian Companies’.