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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.

Illustration for news: From Application to Grant: How HSE University Prepares Future Researchers

From Application to Grant: How HSE University Prepares Future Researchers

In the beginning of 2020, six student research projects received funding from the HSE Centre for Student Academic Development (CSAD). The projects had been selected in a competition in which participants presented their research plans and the expected outcomes. At a reporting online seminar in July, team leaders summarized their achievements over the six months and spoke about how their work has been impacted by the pandemic.

Illustration for news: Popularizing the Humanities vs. the Natural Sciences

Popularizing the Humanities vs. the Natural Sciences

Hearing about research advances in medicine, biology, or physics in public discourse is a common occurrence. However, the question of whether scholarly activity in the social sciences and the humanities should be popularized has always been left unanswered. What are the features of communication between humanities and society and the media? Are different fields of knowledge popularized differently? Physicists, linguists, sociologists, science communicators, and journalists discussed this question on the eve of the Day of Russian Science at the Total Dictation Conference in Moscow.

Illustration for news: Radioactive Bananas and Noize MC at @Pavlova Science Festival

Radioactive Bananas and Noize MC at @Pavlova Science Festival

What can modern genetics do? Can a robot learn how to write poetry? How can big data be used to predict crime? The ubiquity of digital technology in our everyday lives and in sciencewas the main theme of a festival organized by HSE University at the Digital October platform.

Illustration for news: HSE’s Annual Student Research Paper Competition Now Open

HSE’s Annual Student Research Paper Competition Now Open

HSE’s annual student research paper competition has begun accepting applications for the 2019 cycle. The competition is open not only to students of HSE University but to students of any university, both in Russia and abroad. You can submit research papers in Russian or in English. The application deadline is October 15.

Illustration for news: ‘If You’re at a University, You’re Already a Part of Scholarly Discourse’

‘If You’re at a University, You’re Already a Part of Scholarly Discourse’

The Science Republic, which brings together young researchers, was founded at HSE University in March 2019. Andrey Kozhanov, Director of the Centre for Student Academic Development, spoke with the HSE News Service about how to explain your research to your grandma, as well as research fails.

Illustration for news: HSE Student Awarded Russia’s Prize ‘For Loyalty to Science’ for Best Radio Programme

HSE Student Awarded Russia’s Prize ‘For Loyalty to Science’ for Best Radio Programme

Vera Gribanova, a graduate student in the Master’s Programme 'Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation'  runs a radio programme about great scientific achievements called ‘Scientific Light’ on the radio station ‘Moscow Talks’ (Govorit Moskva). This year her radio show has received the prestigious prize ‘For Loyalty to Science’, which is awarded annually by the Russian Ministry of Education and Science.