From September 27-29, HSE University St. Petersburg hosted the Analytics for Management and Economics Conference (AMEC). In anticipation of the conference, HSE News Service sat down with Christofer Gerry, Dean of St Antony's College, Oxford University, and an associated member of the International Centre for Health Economics, Management, and Policy at HSE Universty - St Petersburg, about why he has devoted his life to studying Russia, and what skills Russian students lack.
HSE accepts applications for the annual student research competition. Students of other Russian universities, as well as foreign universities, can participate in it. The papers are accepted in Russian and English, applications can be submitted until October 15.
On June 24-28, HSE University – St Petersburg hosted the International University Startups & Spin-Offs Festival (HSE Fest). Young entrepreneurs from Tallinn University of Technology received the first prize of 10,000 USD for further development of their startup project, Timey. The startup company produces small-scale chemical indicators showing whether food products are stored and transported at the right temperature.
The closing lectures at HSE Fest dealt with education, medicine and neurotechnology—the spheres in which students launched startups.
The third day of the International University Startups & Spin-Offs Festival focused on investments: participants learned how to raise capital for their startups and engage in dialogue with investors. They also discussed crowdfunding.
On the second day of the HSE Fest, experts and participants discussed the main stages of interaction with customers and what companies should do to increase sales. Here’s what else the speakers shed light on.
Next week, the International University Startups & Spin-Offs Festival is taking place at HSE University – St Petersburg. Learn more about the projects that will compete for investors’ attention and the main prizes of the festival.
The Sixth international conference ‘Education and World Cities: New Horizons of University Reputation’ has come to a close at HSE University – St Petersburg. Heads of universities and leading academic associations discussed the importance of reputation and international partnerships in a university's development.
On the second day of the conference ‘Education and World Cities 2019: New Horizons of University Reputation’ participants discussed university reputation beyond the rankings, the importance of establishing distinctiveness, as well as the role of international accreditations in the development of universities and business schools.