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Strategy-making time comes for science towns

Science towns are becoming serious players in the national strategic planning system. The federal law “On the Science Town Status” becomes valid in the next year, obliging the local authorities to design long-term socio-economic development strategies. Science towns’ mayors, members of the Russian Ministry of Education and Science, and experts from the Higher School of Economics discussed practical aspects of meeting the law’s requirements at a conference hosted by HSE on 5 July.

Strategy-making time comes for science towns

Science towns are becoming serious players in the national strategic planning system. The federal law “On the Science Town Status” becomes valid in the next year, obliging the local authorities to design long-term socio-economic development strategies. Science towns’ mayors, members of the Russian Ministry of Education and Science, and experts from the Higher School of Economics discussed practical aspects of meeting the law’s requirements at a conference hosted by HSE on 5 July.

Springer published ISSA laboratory research fellow's book "Conceptual Exploration"

The book  is written by B.Ganter and S.Obiedkov. Bernhard Ganter is emeritus professor of mathematics at Technische Universität Dresden, Germany. His main research field is Formal Concept Analysis. Sergei Obiedkov  is an Research Fellow at the ISSA Laboratory and an associate professor at the National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow. His research covers topics in data analysis and artificial intelligence, including logical and algorithmic aspects.

Anna Shirokanova – on the ASEEES Summer Convention

LCSR senior research fellow Anna Shirokanova has presented at the ASEEES Summer Convention. She shares her experience.

Eduard Ponarin is one of the HSE's best teachers!

According to the results of the university-wide poll "Best Teachers of HSE" Eduard D. Ponarin became one of the best teachers of the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Third annual summer neurolinguistic school has ended

More than 100 participants from Russia, Europe, America and other parts of the world visited Summer school 2016.

5th International ICSID Conference «Political Economy of Inequality»

Higher School of Economics in Moscow hosted a 5th annual conference of the International Center for the Study of Institutions and Development (ICSID) «Political Economy of Inequality» on June 20-22, 2016. 

6th LCSR Summer School program is available online

Program of the 6th LCSR Summer School is published on the Laboratory site. The school will be held in July 25 – August 5, 2016, in Moscow, Russia.

Workshop 'High-dimensional Statistics'

On July 20-21 an international workshop 'Nonparametric and High-dimensional Statistics' took place in Heidelberg, Germany. The event was organised by the Laboratory of Stochastic Analysis and its Applications, Research Training Group 'Statistical Modeling of Complex Systems and Processes' Heidelberg / Mannheim and MAThematics Center Heidelberg.

Ability to Manage Technology and Innovation Is in High Demand

Science, technology and innovation policy is a field that requires special skills and knowledge. The MA programme in Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation trains professionals for management and policy making in this area of work. On June 28, the first cohort graduated from the programme. Before the ceremony, Rae Kwon Chung, Principal Advisor on Climate Change at the Executive Office of the Secretary-General of the United Nations and a member of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change which was awarded Nobel peace prize in 2007, delivered a lecture on Reformulating Economics to Serve Sustainable Development.