The KEOD 2018 conference was held between September 18th and 21st at the University of Seville (Spain) as part of the joint IC3K conference on knowledge engineering and ontology development. This conference is a unique forum where researchers from universities and research groups, as well as industry representatives and IT companies (ACM, OMG, etc.) come together.
For the first time ever, HSE University has entered two THE subject rankings: in Computer Science (in the 301–400 group)and Engineering & Technology (in the 601-800 group). Therefore, HSE has confirmed once again that it is much more than just a specialized social sciences and humanities university, but rather a comprehensive multidisciplinary university, which has become successful in new, innovative areas of natural sciences and engineering.
The winners are 16 staff members in seven ‘golden’ categories and 21 students in the ‘Silver Nestling’ category. The winners of the ‘Golden Citation’, which is awarded to the most cited HSE scholar, have also been announced. The awards ceremony was held on November 27, on the HSE's birthday.
On November 16, the first 'Welcome Day' forum for foreign students was held in Perm. The forum brought together foreign students from all the universities of the city and HSE Perm's Club of Foreign Students also took part in the event.
Associate Professor of HSE-Perm’s Department of IT in Business Participated in International Exhibition WETEX 2018
Between October 23rd and 25th, 2018, the 20th WETEX 2018 exhibition took place in Dubai, at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre. This event was attended by Aleksey Kychkin, Associate Professor of HSE-Perm’s Department of IT in Business, and head of the Cyber Physical Systems research group.
The Higher School of Economics has been included in the Times Higher Education (THE) ranking for psychology for the first time, placing in the 151-175 group. HSE also retained its ranking for the physical sciences (401-500) that it has held since last year.
From October 26-27, a regular meeting of the Russian Academic Excellence Project 5-100 was held in Kaliningrad. The academic institutions involved in the project presented the results of their work and plans for the upcoming period of their respective roadmaps.
The Higher School of Economics has significantly improved its position in the U.S. News Best Global Universities subject ranking in mathematics, placing 107th this year. HSE also rose in the U.S. News Best Global Universities institutional ranking, as well as the social sciences and public health subject ranking.
Every month Higher School of Economics in Perm holds meetings of international students. On October 19, students of the 1st year of the Master's programme 'Project Management: Project Analysis, Investments, and Implementation Technologies' shared the national culture and traditions of their homeland.