HSE has improved its position in two Times Higher Education (THE) rankings compared to last year. The university demonstrated the greatest growth in the Social Sciences category, rising from the 175-200 group to 126-150. Additionally, HSE improved within the 101-125 group of the Business and Economics ranking.
Academic excellence projects, similar to Russia’s Project 5-100, are common in many countries, but BRICS countries typically have the largest number of universities participating in such projects. That is perhaps why the ranking of the top universities in the five BRICS countries – Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – prepared by the QS ranking agency is of particular interest. For two years in a row, 10 Russian universities have been steadily entering the top 50 of this ranking. This time, HSE has taken 37th place, improving its result on last year.
The new ranking of entrepreneurial universities published for the first time by the ‘Expert’ analytical centre features 38 Russian universities, 16 of which are participants in the Project 5-100. HSE took 6th place among Russian universities and 2nd place (after MIPT) among participants in the Project 5-100.
The Golden HSE is HSE’s main prize. HSE staff members nominate candidates, so the award provides the perfect opportunity to express our gratitude to colleagues and show appreciation for their work. The winners are also selected by HSE staff - the Jury and the Contest Committee. Here's what you need to do if you want your colleague or student to receive this award.
On September 19-22, Dean Fantazzini, Associate Professor, Deputy Head of Moscow School of Economics, Moscow State University’s Chair of Econometrics and Mathematical Methods in Economics, visited HSE Perm. This visit was organized by Agata Lozinskaia, Associate Professor of the School of Economics and Finance, and was aimed at developing research cooperation and enriching educational programmes.
On September 20-21, the Perm campus of the Higher School of Economics hosted the sixth International Conference on Applied Research in Economics (iCare6), an event that focuses on research with applications to and implications for real-life problems. The conference acronym reflects its motto: iCare = I care.
‘Innovative Methods of Increasing Students’ Motivation’: Seminar for Faculty of School of Foreign Languages at HSE Perm
At the invitation of the School of Foreign Languages, Australian teacher trainer James Thomas visited HSE Perm as part of the ‘Teaching Excellence Initiative’ programme. On September 28, the professor conducted a seminar on ‘Teaching L2 Writing’ for the School’s faculty.
Last week Australian teacher trainer James Thomas visited HSE Perm at the invitation of Elizaveta Smirnova, Associate Professor of the School of Foreign Languages. From 24 to 27 September, James conducted a refresher training course on “English as a Medium of Instruction” for the HSE Perm faculty.
September 21 to 27, I-Ching Lee, professor of National Taiwan University, visited HSE-Perm at the invitation of the School of Management.
On September 27, Sheila Fitzpatrick, Professor of Chicago University, delivered a lecture at HSE-Perm on everyday life in the time of Stalin, and on the features of a historian’s work. She talked about the purpose of her visit to Perm and shared her impressions of her interaction with the audience.