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Dmitry Semyonov

12 May 1986 — 17 August 2017

Head of IOE Laboratory for University Development and HSE Rector’s Aide Dmitry Semyonov, 31, died in a car crash on August 17 while on vacation in Thailand.

It is with deep sorrow and regret that we announce the premature passing of Dmitry Semyonov, Head of IOE Laboratory for University Development and Aide to the HSE Rector, who died in a road crash on August 17 during his vacation in Thailand.

Local Thai authorities have reported Dmitry, 31, and his friend Ivan Sorokin, 32, were driving a Toyota Yaris when their car was hit by a pickup truck at a crossroads without traffic lights. Dmitry and Ivan were killed on impact. 

Dmitry received his BA and MA in Political Science at the Moscow Campus of Higher School of Economics University. He later joined the HSE Institute of Education as one of the brightest and most promising young scholars in higher education studies. In his subsequent role at the helm of the IOE Laboratory for University Development, Dmitry unleashed the very best of his leadership and academic potential, turning the Lab into one of IOE’s core and most dynamic R&D divisions.  

Unfailingly pursuing a most extensive research agenda, Dmitry has authored a number of papers in various domains of higher education scholarship. Among the latest projects where Dmitry has had his academic stake is the book entitled 25 Years of Transformations of Higher Education Systems in Post-Soviet Countries. Reform and Continuity, which is set to come off the press at Palgrave Macmillan in the fall of 2017.       

We deeply mourn the sad demise of Dmitry Semyonov, who will stay in our weeping hearts as a man of outstanding ability and merit, a passionate scholar and educator, a supportive colleague and mentor, and a faithful friend.  

We extend our profound condolences to Dmitry’s relatives and everyone fortunate to have known him. 

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Education

2009

Master
Higher School of Economics


Publications12

HSE Scholars at 29th Consortium of Higher Education Researchers Conference 

The Annual Conference of the Consortium of Higher Education Researchers, CHER, is a key event in higher education research in Europe. Traditionally, CHER has attracted the best researchers and experts with a unique opportunity to learn about cutting-edge studies in the field, as well as to present their own research to the global community. This year’s conference took place from September 4 to 7, 2016, in Cambridge, England. A group of staff from the HSE Institute of Education took part in the event, including Isak Froumin, Igor Chirikov, Mikhail Lisyutkin, Dmitry Semyonov, Daria Platonova, Ksenia Romanenko, and Tatiana Semenova.

New Issue of HERB Now Available Online

Higher Education in Russia and Beyond (HERB) team presents the 8th issue of a journal destined to bring current Russian, Central Asian and Eastern European educational trends to the attention of the international research community. This issue covers the transformation of higher education in former Soviet republics.

HSE Researchers at the Annual ASHE Conference in Denver

On 4th - 7th November the annual conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education, ASHE took place in Denver, Colorado. Incorporated in 1976 ASHE is the oldest professional association in higher education studies and has more than 2,000 members, mostly Americans.

Annual Conference of Consortium of Higher Education Researchers

On September 7-9 The Annual Conference of The Consortium of higher education Researchers / CHER 28th Annual Conference took place in Lisbon, Portugal. This year’s theme was ‘Global Challenges, National Initiatives, and Institutional Responses – The Transformation of Higher Education’. The participants discussed recent transformations in higher education: what global challenges the universities face and how to cope with these challenges.