Research & Expertise

'Scientist's Code': Yana Krupets on Proactive Youth, Drawing and AI in Sociology

'Scientist's Code': Yana Krupets on Proactive Youth, Drawing and AI in Sociology
'Scientist's Code' is a new feature on the university website in which we will introduce you to the scientists of HSE University-St Petersburg, their research, orienting points and hobbies. The first guest is Yana Krupets, Candidate of Social Sciences, Deputy Director of the Centre for Youth Studies and Associate Professor at the Department of Sociology. Over her work at HSE University-St Petersburg, she has been awarded the title of the best professor nine times. We talked to the researcher about what ethical dilemmas AI sets for sociologists, why it is important to study the youth and what drawing gives a researcher.

Students of HSE University-St Petersburg Explore Social Aspects of Climate Change during the Expedition in the Himalayas

Students of HSE University-St Petersburg Explore Social Aspects of Climate Change during the Expedition in the Himalayas
Six HSE students have returned from the expedition to the Himalayas organised by the St Petersburg School of Social Sciences and the University of Delhi. Together with colleagues from the Indian university, they studied local mountain communities of the western part of the Himalayas. The intermediate result of this trip was three hypotheses about the sustainable development of the region. The international project was the first stage of joint climate change research planned for five years.

Magdalena Gaete is Awarded the Best Educational Case at Malaysia's AHIBS-ACT 2024 International Conference

Magdalena Gaete is Awarded the Best Educational Case at Malaysia's AHIBS-ACT 2024 International Conference
Magdalena Gaete, the head of the Project-Based Learning Laboratory for Reputation Management in Education at HSE University-St Petersburg, won the Best Case in Social Entrepreneurship award at the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM). She presented a study on the transformation of elderly care in Russia, conducted within the framework of the mirror laboratory of HSE University-St Petersburg and UTM. The award was presented to Magdalena Gaete by the Dean of the Azman Hashim International Business School (AHIBS), Professor Dr Rosmini Omar.

HSE and Indian Institute of Technology Delhi Agree on Joint Research Projects

Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
HSE University-St Petersburg and the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi), a leading Indian university, have agreed to launch joint research projects in the field of social, political studies, humanities, and data analysis for master's students. On the Russian side, this work will be coordinated by the HSE St Petersburg School of Social Sciences.

HSE University-St Petersburg to Hold Sixth HSEIMUN Conference

HSE University-St Petersburg to Hold Sixth HSEIMUN Conference
On April 6–8, HSE University-St Petersburg will hold the HSE International Model United Nations. Registration is open till March 1. Participation is open to both university and high school students.

Central Asian Survey Publishes Special Issue Co-Edited by Oleg Korneev

Central Asian Survey Publishes Special Issue Co-Edited by Oleg Korneev
Central Asian Survey, published by Taylor & Francis, is the leading international peer-reviewed, multi-disciplinary journal concerned with the history, politics, cultures, religions and economies of Central Asia and the Caucasus. Oleg Korneev, Associate Professor at the Department of Political Science and International Affairs, HSE University-St Petersburg, co-edited the special issue ‘EU–Central Asian Interactions: Perceptions, Interests and Practices’ together with his colleagues Rick Fawn (University of St Andrews) and Karolina Kluczewska (University of Ghent).

RepLab Launches “Education through Project-Based and Applied Activities. Guidelines for Universities”

RepLab Launches “Education through Project-Based and Applied Activities. Guidelines for Universities”
This material is prepared by the Laboratory for Reputation Management in Education in collaboration with Social Investment and Innovation Agency (autonomous non-profit organization) as a part of “Developing intellectual volunteering in social responsibility & entrepreneurship of universities” project. This project received support of the Presidential Grants Foundation.

How Do People Control Privacy on Social Media and What Has the Digital Literacy Got to Do with This?

How Do People Control Privacy on Social Media and What Has the Digital Literacy Got to Do with This?
In 2022, Yadviga Sinyavskaya from the Laboratory for Social and Cognitive Informatics published an article about privacy on social media. It is a part of the laboratory's project on how people build connections and what helps them. We talked to the sociologist about how people try to protect personal information and what makes these measures more effective.

What We Will Surprise China with: Discussion at the House of Journalists

Alexander Seleznev and Alexander Khodachek
Alexander Khodachek, President of HSE University-St Petersburg, participated in the discussion of the city's technological capabilities in terms of building relations between Russia and China. The experts are sure that the future of various fields is in the hands of young professionals who know the Chinese language and culture.

The Development of Asian and African Studies and Other Current Topics of the Eastern Economic Forum

The Development of Asian and African Studies and Other Current Topics of the Eastern Economic Forum
Liudmila Veselova, Academic Supervisor of the Master's Programme 'Business and Politics in Modern Asia' at HSE University-St Petersburg, participated in the Eastern Economic Forum (EEF) in Vladivostok on September 5–8. We asked Liudmila to share her impressions of the forum.