This year’s final stage of Top Class, the All-Russian Competition of Schoolchildren’s Research and Projects, held by HSE University, has come to a close. About a thousand 8th—11th graders from 7 countries and 69 regions of Russia participated in the contest. This is the first time that 3 out of the 25 areas of projects have been presented at HSE regional campuses: in Nizhny Novgorod (philology), St Petersburg (history), and Perm (economics).
Two teams from the HSE University Faculty of Computer Science (FCS) in Moscow have taken first and second place in the semi-finals of the 2022 International Collegiate Programming Contest (ICPC). The last time a single university took both first and second place was in 1997. Almost 250 teams took part in the event, five of which were from HSE University in Moscow. A team from HSE University in St Petersburg took fourth place. The winning team was awarded the winner’s trophy of the ICPC semi-finals, while the HSE University teams that placed second and fourth won gold medals.
The model of international mobility under the 'Global Business' curriculum has been adjusted as part of the programme's implementation. Read on to learn what awaits students entering the programme in the 2022–2023 academic year.
Three University Missions Ranks HSE University First among Russian Universities in Four Subject Rankings
HSE University took first place in four subject rankings and second place by the number of gold medals among Russian universities. The university entered the top three Russian universities by receiving nine prizes in various fields. The Three University Missions subject rankings in 29 fields of study were presented for the first time at an open meeting of the Council of the Russian Union of Rectors and the Association of Rating Makers.
Not so long ago, postcards were a popular way to congratulate someone or send a message. Today the postcard can instead be described as an exotic means of communication, and a rich field for research. This is what encouraged the students and teachers from Fundamental and Applied Linguistics at the Faculty of Humanities to embark on a flash mob project called ‘Send a Postcard to a Linguist’. Deputy Dean Timur Khusyainov of the Faculty of Humanities (Nizhny Novgorod), the curator of this flash mob and an experienced postcrosser, discusses whether postcards can be helpful for researchers and how they relate to digital humanities.
HSE University has placed 66th in the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2022, which assess universities younger than 50 years old. The THE Young University Ranking is the first in a series of global rankings to be published in 2022.
The HSE Nizhny Novgorod campus accepted international students of the Master's programme "Global Business" again after two years of break: in October, students from Johannes Kepler University (Linz, Austria) and the University of Bergamo (Italy) came to HSE University in Nizhny Novgorod to spend one academic semester together with Russian students. We tell you about the most significant events of this semester.
Social media posts, mailout subscriptions, registrations, reviews, shopping orders, etc—all of these are information footprints left behind by internet users. Timur Khusyainov, Senior Lecturer at the School of Social Sciences, HSE Campus in Nizhny Novgorod, spoke at conferences in Minsk and Novosibirsk about his study of digital footprints and how they can be used to improve the quality of life. Dr Khusyainov shared the results of his research with the HSE News Service.
'Russia and Switzerland Have Much in Common': Workshop Held for Undergraduates of the Global Business Programme
HSE Nizhny Novgorod held the workshop 'Internationalization and Inter-cultural Management: Swiss and Russian Views and Perspectives of Academic Communities and Business', organized in partnership with the Bern University of Applied Sciences and the Swiss Embassy with the participation of business representatives. The purpose of the workshop was to expand students' knowledge in the field of intercultural interactions, communications and business development.
Ancient Coins, Handmade Ceramics, and ‘Merch’ for the Red Army—Cultural Artefacts Discovered during Construction of New HSE Building
Rescue archaeologists are playing an active role in the construction project of a new HSE University building in the historical area of Nizhny Novgorod. Their main aim is to ‘find, research, and rescue’ items of archaeological interest, says PhD Igor Chechushkov, Candidate of Historical Sciences. In his interview to the HSE News Service, he speaks about the artefacts discovered at the construction site.