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Student Research Paper Competition 2022 Now Open at HSE University

Student Research Paper Competition 2022 Now Open at HSE University
The start of a new academic year is an excellent time to plan the next steps in your academic career. On September 1, HSE University announced the start of its annual Student Research Paper Competition (SRPC-2022). Participation is open to students of Russian and international universities and to 2022 graduates. Last year, a total of 2,196 papers were submitted to the SRPC, of which 435 were from external participants.

Architecture, Tourism, and Metallurgy in the Urals: HSE University Urban and Regional Development Students Return from Field Work

Architecture, Tourism, and Metallurgy in the Urals: HSE University Urban and Regional Development Students Return from Field Work
Every year, students who have just finished their second year of the Bachelor’s in Urban Planning of the Faculty of Urban and Regional Development (FURD) at HSE University undertake field work in various Russian regions. They get to know more about cities in detail, learn to identify what’s typical and unique about them, and apply primary data collection methods. This July, the students’ field studies took place in cities in the Urals.

HSE University Takes Part in VK Fest

HSE University Takes Part in VK Fest
How can ‘Polina’ help you steer a yacht? Should we demonise plastic? Why does game development have nine circles of hell? What happens when we move our eyes while reading? Answers to all these questions could be found in the ‘Intellect’ space organised by HSE University at VK FEST, where it was the only university to take part in the festival in Moscow.

A City in Your Mind: HSE Urbanists on Perceptions of Place and Imagined Neighbourhoods

A City in Your Mind: HSE Urbanists on Perceptions of Place and Imagined Neighbourhoods
Associate Professor Kirill Puzanov of the HSE Vysokovsky Graduate School of Urbanism and HSE University Professor Oleg Baevskiy have held lectures at the Red Square Book festival. They talked about perceptions of the city, its private and public aspects, chamber and representative spaces, and imaginary (or ‘vernacular’) areas. The open lectures took place as part of the HSE University Open to the City project.

HSE University Students Will Be Able to Get a Microdegree During Their Major Studies

HSE University Students Will Be Able to Get a Microdegree During Their Major Studies
This academic year, some minors have become Microdegrees—qualifications confirming that a graduate has the required competencies for specific professional tasks

THE Names HSE One of the Top 75 Young Universities

THE Names HSE One of the Top 75 Young Universities
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.

Two Worlds of Residents: Car Owners Look at Shared Urban Courtyards Differently from Pedestrians

Two Worlds of Residents: Car Owners Look at Shared Urban Courtyards Differently from Pedestrians
FURD researchers Karine Nikogosyan and Diana Kodzokova in cooperation with researchers from HSE University and St. Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering (SPSUACE) used eye tracking to study how residents who own cars and those who don’t look at the shared courtyards of multistorey apartment buildings.

‘Expeditions Give Students a Chance to Experience Field Work’

‘Expeditions Give Students a Chance to Experience Field Work’
The student research expedition of the Graduate School of Urbanism has concluded its field work in the Sovetsko-Gavansky region. The data collected will form the basis of a booklet about the main features of the region’s urban space. Other outcomes of the expedition include a preprint of a research publication and the creation a systematized database with metadata on collection methodology.

Under the Da Vinci Dome: Organizers and Students of SIBUR Circularity School for Plastic Recycling and Sustainable Design Talk About Their Experience

Under the Da Vinci Dome: Organizers and Students of SIBUR Circularity School for Plastic Recycling and Sustainable Design Talk About Their Experience
SIBUR Circularity School for plastic recycling and sustainable design has taken place in Shukov Lab in partnership with zerowaste.lab and Russian petrochemicals company Sibur. We spoke with its organizers and students who shared with us the details of the intensive two-week training, the most exciting and inspiring things they have learnt in the process, as well as results and prospects.

Cities After the Pandemic: How to Enable Sustainable Development in New Conditions

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Higher School of Economics has hosted the 5th annual conference “Sustainable Development of Russian Cities: New Strategic Vision”, which took place on February 17th. The representatives of city administrations, international organizations and businesses, as well as Russian and foreign experts have discussed new challenges for urban development and mechanisms of sustainable development on the regional level.