The largest football event in the world, the FIFA World Cup 2018, is rapidly approaching. For the 11 Russian cities chosen to host the World Cup, this is assumed to be a powerful impulse for social and economic development. The preparation for this event is well underway, and the organisers face a lot of different challenges.
Petr Parshakov, Academic Supervisor of the MA programme in Finance, presented the results of his research ‘Team vs. Individual Tournaments: Evidence from Prize Structure in eSports’, co-authored by Dennis Coates and implemented as part of his PhD thesis, at the University of Vigo.
In 2016 we attempted a review of the outgoing academic year. Please see the big interview with Galina Volodina, campus director, about the most important issues for the university. But since then a lot has happened and a lot has been achieved. So, what else will we remember from 2016?
Anastasia Bozhya-Volya, senior research fellow of the Centre for Private-Public Interactions, has passed refresher training programme “2016 STATA WINTER SCHOOL” in London.
HSE has been implementing LMS (Learning Management System) — an electronic system of education process support – for several years. A new service, called ‘Student Electronic Portfolio’ (StEP), which is based on LMS and gathers information about students’ achievements in various fields has been developed by the Administrative Staff Development Programme project group.
Last week HSE International Advisory Committee held its annual meeting in Moscow. Eric Maskin, Nobel laureate in Economics, 2007, Chairman of the Committee and members of the IAC have talked to HSE News Service about the results of the meeting.
Clarivate Analytics (formerly Thomson Reuters Intellectual Property & Science business) has awarded the most influential Russian researchers and research centres.
Is it possible to measure one’s own emotions as easy as pulse rate? Is it interesting to people to see the chart of their emotional state throughout the day? That was the topic of the regular GAMES seminar where Sofia Kulikova presented her project “Developing the prototype of a portable device for monitoring of emotional state in real time mode”.
Higher School of Economics (HSE) has placed on the Times Higher Education Ranking for BRICS & Emerging Economies, taking 48th place out of 300 academic institutions.