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W.Joseph MacInnes

  • W.Joseph MacInnes has been at HSE University since 2013.

Education and Degrees

  • 2004

    Dalhousie University

  • 1999

    Bachelor's in Computer Technology
    Technical University of Nova Scotia

  • 1992

    BA in History
    Dalhousie University

Student Term / Thesis Papers

Full list of of student term / thesis papers

Courses (2019/2020)

Courses (2018/2019)

Courses (2016/2017)

Computational modelling (Optional course (university); 1-3 module)Eng

Courses (2015/2016)

Experimental Psychology (Bachelor’s programme; Faculty of Social Sciences; 2 year, 1, 2 module)Eng



Term 1,2 (Fall 2015)  General Psychology

Term 1,2,3,4 (2015/2016) Workshop on Machine learning and Computational Modelling


Term 1,2 (Fall 2015) Experimental Psychology


Research Laboratory grant winner, 2019 for the labratory 'Vision Modelling Lab'



Research team 'NUG' 2017 grant winner for the project 'A computational model to simulate visual stability from eye movements and spatial attention',  Visit our group website at



HSE Moscow Vision Modelling Lab (VML)

Our research group is all grown up, and will now become one of Psychology's new Scientific research Laboratories!   From here on we will be the HSE Moscow Vision Modelling Lab (VML)

Our new website can be found here https://social.hse.ru/en/vml/

Or visit us at

Slavyanskaya Square, 4/2, Moskva, 109074

Славянская пл., 4/2, Москва, 109074

Timetable for today

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New article with the head of the lab Joe MacInnes as coauthor

We congratulate Joe MacInnes on the new article "Russian blues reveal the limits of language influencing colour discrimination" in Cognition!

The 25th Research Seminar of the Vision Modelling Lab

The Vision Modelling Lab conducted the 25th Research Seminar, within which upcoming events in the laboratory were discussed

Congratulations to our colleagues Sofya Krasovskaya and Joseph MacInnes on the publication of a new article in Vision!

Congratulations to the staff of the Vision Modelling Laboratory, Sofya Krasovskaya and Joseph MacInnes, with the publication of a new article in Vision!

Beginner's eye tracking workshop

On the 21st of September in Vision Modelling Laboratory there was a beginner's eye tracking workshop using a new eye tracker "EyeLink 1000 Plus"

The 22nd Research Seminar of the Vision Modelling Lab

The Vision Modelling Lab conducted the 22nd Research Seminar

An open lecture given by Joe MacInnes was published online

The head of the laboratory, Joe MacInnes, gave an open lecture on "Reverse engineering the human brain" within the series of lectures of the HSE program "Cognitive sciences and technologies"  and the cultural and educational center Arche.

The 2nd Research Seminar of the Vision Modelling Lab

The Vision Modelling Lab conducted the 2nd Research Seminar dedicated to deep learning neural networks and Python.

Results of Competition for Research and Teaching Laboratories Announced

This year, HSE has supported the founding of 10 new Research and Teaching Laboratories (RTLs) in various fields, from cognitive psychology and computer modeling, to international justice and economics of sports.

Seminar on Teaching at HSE

On November, 22 International Faculty Support Unit has organized a peer-to peer workshop for international faculty members on teaching at HSE. The seminar enabled newcomers to get acquainted with specifics of the teaching process at HSE, and their more experienced colleagues had an opportunity to share their experience.

‘HSE Gave Me a Chance to Meet New People and Explore a New Part of the World’

Joseph MacInnes has been Assistant Professor at HSE School of Psychology since 2013. He teaches both undergraduate and graduate students of HSE Faculty of Social Sciences. In February he conducted an extended workshop on eyetracking for students of Master’s programme Cognitive Sciences and Technologies: from Neuron to Cognition. Professor MacInnes has talked to HSE News Service about his work at HSE, the nature of his research and shared his recommendations for international students on better adapting to Russian culture.