Russia's Top Innovation-driven Regions Announced

Russia's Top Innovation-driven Regions Announced
Russian regions differ significantly in terms of their attitude to innovation, according to a new release of the Russian Regional Innovational Development Ranking prepared by the HSE's experts. Thus, almost one-third of all industrial companies in Chuvashia have implemented innovative technology, while more than half of all manufactured goods in Sakhalin Region are products of innovation; in contrast, little innovative activity is observed in most territories of the North Caucasus. Tatarstan, Moscow and St. Petersburg top the list of Russian regions focused on innovation.

Russian Regional Innovation Development Ranking has a new leader

On 29 June, 2016 the Higher School of Economics’ Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge at a press briefing hosted by the TASS news agency in the video conference format bringing together participants from Moscow, Kazan, and St. Petersburg, presented the fourth issue of Russian Regional Innovation Development Ranking. The new ranking is now headed by Tatarstan. For the first time since 2008 Moscow has lost its leading position.

The Corner of Russia’s Economy Where Crisis Rages Unabated

Bloomberg: As Russia’s government counts the months to an economic rebound, a bellwether of investment is nearing levels of distress last seen during the throes of a recession seven years ago. The value of construction works plunged 9 percent from a year earlier in May, the worst showing since October, even as industrial production grew for a second month and consumer indicators from real wages to unemployment improved. A gauge of business confidence in construction dropped to minus 19 last quarter, only two points above the trough reached in 2009, according to a report by an institute at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow.

Registration for the autumn school is now open

We are pleased to announce that the application submission for the autumn school "COMPUTATIONAL SOCIAL CHOICE AND FAIR DIVISION" has started .

Foresight and STI Governance no 2, 2016

The latest issue covers development of robotics, the impact of the development of robotics, the impact of the financial support for research on the development of innovation and publication activity of Russian scientists and opportunities of electronic networking platforms for professional communicators.

Psychological Well-being of Jewish Emigrants

On June 23th, Evgenia G. Nemirovskaya (MSc Psychology, prospective doctoral student at HSE) presented her report on Psychological Well-being of Jewish Emigrants at the research seminar 'Culture Matters'.

‘I Like the Dynamic, Internationally Oriented Universities with 'We Can Do It' Mentality’

Bob Jennekens studied commercial law and STI policy at Maastricht University but worked on his master’s thesis under the supervision of professors from two universities and came to HSE to defend it. He seized the opportunity to benefit from collaboration agreement about student exchange between HSE ISSEK Master’s programme in Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation and Master’s programme in European Studies on Society, Science and Technology (ESST) at Maastricht University. Bob has talked to HSE News about his research, reasons for coming to HSE to defend his thesis, and about his experience here.

Leading Research Fellow Malyshev Dmitriy Sergeevich gave the talk

Malyshev Dmitriy Sergeevich gave the talk "Critical hereditary classes of graphs" at the Colloquium of HSE's Faculty of Computer Science

International Workshop "Computational Social Choice 2016"

International Workshop "Computational Social Choice 2016"
Laboratory staff took part in the Sixth International Workshop on Computational Social Choice, as well as COST Action Industry Day, which took place on June 21-24, 2016 in Toulouse (France).

Field trip to Kaluga

On June 23, 2016, members of the ICSID team Thomas Remington, Israel Marques and Vladimir Bazavliuk visited the automobile plant of Volkswagen Group Rus and its vocational education facilities in the town of Kaluga.