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Advancing Medieval Studies in Halle

Mikhail Boytsov, Professor in the HSE’s Faculty of History, recently held the Christan Wolff professorship at the Martin Luther University in Halle and Wittenberg. He spoke with the HSE news service about his experience working in Germany and his plans for future research.

HSE in the 'BMC Public Health' Journal

A new paper by Eduard Ponarin (co-authored with Vasiliy Usenko, Sergey Svirin, and Yan Shchekaturov), 'Impact of Some Types of Mass Gatherings on Current Suicide Risk in an Urban Population: Statistical and Negative Binominal Regression Analysis of Time Series' has been published in an open access, peer-reviewed international journal, BMC Public Health.

Children Help Adults to Learn about Innovation

On July 18, the Global Innovation Index 2014 was presented in Sidney.  HSE’s First Vice Rector Leonid Gokhberg and Research Fellow Valentina Polyakova at the Institute of Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK) co-authored the research into levels of innovation development in different countries. 

Young Political Scientists from the HSE Take Part in Organizing Conference in Austria

A young scientists’ conference organized by the European Consortium for Political Research recently took place at the University of Innsbruck (Austria). Students of the HSE Institute of Education’s Master’s programme on Contemporary Political Conflicts organized a session called ‘Political Power & Foreign Policy Analysis’.

Work in their Field Helps Students Study Better

In many cases combining study and work not only doesn’t undermine a student’s achievements, it actually enhances them. The experience of working in the field you are studying at university helps better master a profession and doesn’t cause a time conflict, says Diana Yanbarisova, Junior Research Fellow at the HSE Institute of Education, in her article, published in the latest issue of the HSE’s journal Voprosy Obrazovania (Issues of Education).

Igor Chirikov Appointed Director of the SERU International Consortium

Igor Chirikov, Research Fellow at the HSE Institute of Education, who has been appointed director of the Student Experience in the Research University International (SERU-I) Consortium, will start working at the University of California Berkeley from August 2014, but will still continue to supervise  research at the HSE Institute of Education.

Homeopathy Still a Stepdaughter of Medicine

According to homeopaths, an increasing number of Russian patients trust their methods. Meanwhile, conventional medicine does not take homeopathy seriously, viewing it as 'supplementary therapy' at best and as quackery and an occult practice at worst, according to Radik Sadykov, Lecturer at the Faculty of Sociology of the HSE's Department of General Sociology.

Foresight-Russia’s second English issue out now

Foresight Russia has published its second English language issue which will be available in electronic form quarterly in sync with the Russian version. ‘Its high quality content from Russia and beyond can now be followed and appreciated by the whole world’, say editors.

Foresight-Russia’s second English issue out now

Foresight Russia has published its second English language issue which will be available in electronic form quarterly in sync with the Russian version. ‘Its high quality content from Russia and beyond can now be followed and appreciated by the whole world’, say editors.

Government Finances Innovative Research

The government in Russia has been the main customer for research and development (R&D) since 2009, while the real sector of the economy finances only a third of the total R&D costs of innovation-focused research companies, according to findings from a monitoring of innovation activity carried out by the HSE's ISSEK.