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Illustration for news: HSE University Places First on Forbes Russian University Ranking

HSE University Places First on Forbes Russian University Ranking

HSE became the leader of this ranking for the first time, outperforming Moscow State University, the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, and other Russian universities. Universities were assessed on the basis of three indicators, Quality of Education, Quality of Graduates and the ‘Forbes Factor’.

Illustration for news: Spread Your Wings: HSE Student Project Joins the Nizhny Novgorod Street Art Movement

Spread Your Wings: HSE Student Project Joins the Nizhny Novgorod Street Art Movement

‘The sorcerer, in the guise of a soaring bird, brushes against the concrete slabs with his wing’. This poetic line is the name of a joint crowdfunding project run by second-year students of the HSE Nizhny Novgorod Management Faculty and the street artist Anton Tabatchikov on the Grebnoy Channel embankment.

Illustration for news: HSE Graduation 2020: FAQ

HSE Graduation 2020: FAQ

Answers to frequently asked questions

Illustration for news: HSE University Enters the QS Ranking’s Top 300 For First Time

HSE University Enters the QS Ranking’s Top 300 For First Time

HSE University took 298th place in the 2021 QS World University Rankings, improving its ranking by 24 positions compared to last year and entering the first quartile of the world’s leading universities. HSE University now ranks among the world’s top 300 universities in two international rankings: the Quacquarelli Symonds World University Rankings and the Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Illustration for news: How to Teach Computers to Understand Emotions: a Student from Nizhny Novgorod Campus Won Third Season of IV HSE Research Battles

How to Teach Computers to Understand Emotions: a Student from Nizhny Novgorod Campus Won Third Season of IV HSE Research Battles

Marina Kaziulina, first-year student of the Bachelor’s Programme ‘Fundamental and Applied Linguistics’, is the winner of the third season of IV Research Battles with her research on machine learning conducted at the interface of psychology, linguistics, and data-science. Together with her colleague Alexander Babiy, Marina has designed an algorithm to identify emotions in texts based on thousands of online users’ messages.

Illustration for news: HSE Students Create New Online Talent Show

HSE Students Create New Online Talent Show

The HSE School of Mass Media Project Production is launching a new mobile app, XCE FACTOR, for an online talent show. The project team spoke with the HSE News Service about their new app, mental health factors, and dreams of Netflix.

Illustration for news: HSE Educational Programmes Receive State Accreditation

HSE Educational Programmes Receive State Accreditation

All full degree programmes, implemented at four HSE University campuses, received state accreditation for the next six years. The positive conclusions of experts and representatives of expert organizations have been published on the Rosobrnadzor website.

Illustration for news: ‘People Used to Fear and Poke Fun at Total Surveillance, But We Will All Soon Get Used to It’

‘People Used to Fear and Poke Fun at Total Surveillance, But We Will All Soon Get Used to It’

The coronavirus infection has had a significant impact on the whole world. The threat hanging over everyone’s heads has led to the current self-isolation policy, which has restricted people’s ability to move freely about the city. The current circumstances will inevitably change society as we know it. How? This is what NN.DK.RU discussed with Timur Khusyainov, senior lecturer of the Faculty of Social Sciences at HSE Nizhny Novgorod.

Illustration for news: They Appear out of Nowhere and Disappear into Thin Air: How ‘Killer Waves’ Led to a Scientific Award

They Appear out of Nowhere and Disappear into Thin Air: How ‘Killer Waves’ Led to a Scientific Award

Imagine a lift that can ascend to the ninth floor and back, all within 12 seconds—this is exactly how an unusually large ocean wave suddenly grows on the ocean’s surface, destroying everything in its path, and then disappears instantly. For her research on these ‘killer’ waves and her development of the theory of nonlinear waves in geophysics, Ekaterina Didenkulova, a senior research fellow of the Laboratory of Topological Methods in Dynamics and an HSE post-doc, was awarded the 2020 EGU Division Outstanding Early Career Scientist Award in the ‘Nonlinear Processes in Geosciences’ nomination category.

Illustration for news: ‘Data Mining Can Help Forecast the Pandemic Situation with an Accuracy Within 2.5%’

‘Data Mining Can Help Forecast the Pandemic Situation with an Accuracy Within 2.5%’

A mathematical model of Covid-19 spreading in Nizhny Novgorod Region, which has been created by the Big Data Laboratory at Nizhny Novgorod Development Strategy Project Office, has been widely discussed in the media and on social networks. The research was led by Anastasia Popova, a master’s student of HSE University in Nizhny Novgorod, repeat winner of machine learning competitions, and winner of Ilya Segalovich Award by Yandex. In the following interview given on April 15, Anastasia speaks about how the model was developed, the data it uses, and long-term potential applications.