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Illustration for news: Humans and Their Digital Footprints: Fantasy Becomes Reality

Humans and Their Digital Footprints: Fantasy Becomes Reality

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.

Illustration for news: HSE University in Nizhny Novgorod to Continue Its Research into Dynamical Systems

HSE University in Nizhny Novgorod to Continue Its Research into Dynamical Systems

The mega-grant awarded by the Russian government to the International Laboratory of Dynamical Systems and Applications at HSE University’s Nizhny Novgorod campus has been extended to 2022–2023. The Academic Supervisor of the laboratory is Dmitry Turaev, a leading specialist in the field of dynamical systems and Professor at Imperial College London. Professor Turaev spoke to the HSE News Service about the results achieved by the laboratory so far and its plans for the next two years.

Illustration for news: Staff of HSE Centre for Language and Brain Studies Take Part in Unique Brain Surgery

Staff of HSE Centre for Language and Brain Studies Take Part in Unique Brain Surgery

A unique awake brain surgery has been carried out in Nizhny Novgorod with the participation of staff of the Centre for Language and Brain Studies. For the first time, neurolinguists in Nizhny Novgorod assisted in the removal of a brain tumour with mapping of a bilingual patient who is a native speaker of Tatar and Russian. The participants—Natalia Gronskaya, Director of the Centre for Language and Brain Studies, Alina Minnigulova, research assistant, and Lilia Mavlekhanova, invited expert and native speaker of Tatar—spoke about the specifics of the operation.

Illustration for news: Towards Finding Practical Solutions to Socially Significant Healthcare Problems

Towards Finding Practical Solutions to Socially Significant Healthcare Problems

The Centre for Language and Brain in Nizhny Novgorod started operations in September 2020. Today, it is comprised of a team of linguists - teachers and students - who are researching the relations between speech and parts of the brain. The Director of the Centre, Natalya E. Gronskaya, spoke to the HSE Look about how the neuro-linguistic laboratory appeared in Nizhny Novgorod, as well as current tasks and prospects the Centre can offer the students and the region.

Illustration for news: Student Research Paper Competition 2021 Kicks Off at HSE University

Student Research Paper Competition 2021 Kicks Off at HSE University

The annual HSE Student Research Paper Competition (SRPC) helps young researchers try their hand in a real academic competition, where leading experts and professionals from HSE University assess their research papers. This year, participation will be open from September 1 to October 15.

Illustration for news: Nearly 2,000 Papers, 23 Nominations, and 165 Winners in 2020 Student Research Paper Competition

Nearly 2,000 Papers, 23 Nominations, and 165 Winners in 2020 Student Research Paper Competition

The annual awards ceremony of the Student Research Paper Competition (NIRS) was held on February 8, Russian Science Day. This year, 165 people received awards, including not only HSE students but also contestants from Saint Petersburg State University, Moscow State University, Far Eastern Federal University, Mount Holyoke College (USA), and other universities. Another 160 participants became laureates of the competition, with 1,924 papers submitted in total.

Nizhny Novgorod Business Informatics Professionals toChair the Programme Committee of MOBA International Workshop

The first international workshop MOBA (Model-driven Organizational and Business Agility) will be held online in June 2021 as a part of the well-known international conference CAiSE.

Illustration for news: Student Research Paper Competition 2020 Accepting Submissions

Student Research Paper Competition 2020 Accepting Submissions

Any student or 2020 graduate of a Russian or international university is eligible to take part in the Student Research Paper Competition. Papers can be submitted from September 1 to October 15. The competition has been held at HSE University since 2003.

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.