The 2nd international research seminar ‘Public-Private Interaction: Design and Deliberation’ has been held at the HSE campus in Perm. It addressed issues relating to public procurement, public-private partnership (PPP), NGOs and social entrepreneurship. There was also a roundtable discussion on eco-friendly public procurement.
At the regular GAMES seminar leading research fellow Sofia Kulikova presented her study and simultaneously read a popular scientific lecture about human brain structure.
12 October was the first day of IDSchool - a new project of IDLab. Under this project, Lab’s members want to show students the essence of researchers’ work, to acquaint them with the scope of the Lab’s research and engage them in the Lab’s projects. IDSchool will allow the students of HSE Perm to work with foreign professors, get professors’ comments and suggestions on their projects, and gain experience of working in the successful research team.
Research Fellows of the Group for Applied Markets and Enterprises Studies Alina Buzanakova and Evgeniy Ozhegov took part in the 3rd International Conference ‘Modern Econometric Tools and Applications – META2016’ that was held at HSE Nizhny Novgorod.
Will robots eventually make people jobless? That ‘s an issue that has recently been under a lot of discussions with some publications predicting that around 40% of jobs will disappear in the nearest decade due to the advent of technology. But is the future indeed so gloomy? Sir Christoper Pissarides, 2010 Nobel Prize winner, Regius Professor of Economics at LSE, disagrees. In his honorary lecture at HSE ICEF Prof Pissarides discussed various issues concerning the future of work and employment in the age of robots.
HSE-Perm has hosted the first seminar of the GAMES research group in this academic year. The key speaker Mikhail Okunev told the audience about machine learning through the example of his work in Facebook, Google and Microsoft.
A seminar ‘Inventing a Whole Language Foreign Language Classroom: Thinking Outside the Box’ by Professor David Schwarzer (PhD in Education, College of Education and Human Services, Montclair State University, United States) was held at HSE Perm as part of collaboration between the School of Foreign Languages at HSE Perm and HSE University District. The event drew 62 English teachers from 16 Perm and 12 Perm region schools.