The HSE Internet Studies Lab has got an opportunity to study political fake news for the period of three years, and the project ‘Modern Models of Poetics: a Reconstructive Approach’ received a two-year extension of funding.
Alexandra Malysheva, a graduate student of the HSE St. Petersburg Schools of Physics and Mathematics and Computer Science, received the Ilya Segalovich scientific award. The Expert Council of the award chose her among nearly three hundred young researchers.
Liya Xie, a student of the Master’s Programme ‘Applied and Interdisciplinary History “Usable Pasts”’, has been admitted to Princeton University, a prestigious American university located in the state of New Jersey. The admissions process is rigorous—only 1 of 16 applicants is admitted each year. Liya told the HSE News Service about what the application process was like.
Five students of the HSE St Petersburg Schools of Physics and Mathematics and Computer Science competed in the Google Code Jam to I/O for Women and were selected to attend Google I/O, one of the largest developer conferences in the world, which will be held in May 2019 in the United States.
Ronald Inglehart, Chief Research Fellow at the Laboratory for Comparative Social Research (LCSR), topped the The Political Science 400 and became the most cited political scientist in the United States.
This year is coming to an end. 2018 means a lot to us, because it has been the anniversary year of the campus. And now, on the eve of the New Year's holidays, it is time to look back and share our dreams and plans for the future.
On December 13, Russia’s first ever Arabic Language Competition took place in Moscow with the support of the Qatar Embassy. Three students – two from HSE and one from MGIMO – won one-year scholarships at Qatar University for next year.
On December 1st and 2nd, the semifinals of the International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC) for teams from the Northern Eurasia region were held. HSE teams from St. Petersburg (8th place) and the Moscow-based Faculty of Computer Science (13th place) received first class certificates. Furthermore, the teams will represent HSE at the finals, which will be held in Portugal next year.
Elena Kochetkova, Senior Lecturer at the Department of History and a Research Fellow at the Laboratory for Environmental and Technological History, has received a prize for the best research on socialism awarded by the Estonian Institute of Historical Memory. Researchers from 13 countries participated in the competition.