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Illustration for news: HSE Business Incubator Named the Best University Business Accelerator in the World

HSE Business Incubator Named the Best University Business Accelerator in the World

The HSE Business Incubator took 1st place in the 2019-2020 UBI Global World Ranking of University-Linked Business Accelerators. An awards ceremony for the top ranked institutions was held at the World Incubation Summit in Doha, Qatar on November 6.

Illustration for news: HSE Congratulates PhD Recipients in 13 Disciplines

HSE Congratulates PhD Recipients in 13 Disciplines

Of the original 300 students enrolled in doctoral programmes set to graduate this year, only 126 reached the final stage of the process—the dissertation defence. While congratulating the recent class of graduates, HSE Vice Rector Vyacheslav Bashev noted that such a large attrition rate testifies to the seriousness of those who have made it to graduation. ‘Though many of you work, you continue to invest in yourselves intellectually,’ he said.

Illustration for news: 'Dreams Are What Motivate Us to Succeed'

'Dreams Are What Motivate Us to Succeed'

What is wrong with today’s global political market? How can a spam letter change your life? Why do Russians consider New Zealand nothing but boring pastureland, and how can you conduct business there without once setting foot in a tax office? Valeria Kuznetsova, a graduate of the School of Political Science (now the Faculty of Social Sciences) who organizes tourism to New Zealand, told our correspondent this and more.

Illustration for news: 'I’ve Lost Count How Many Times I’ve Flown around the Globe. Economics Is an Adventure!'

'I’ve Lost Count How Many Times I’ve Flown around the Globe. Economics Is an Adventure!'

How a university makes a complete person out of you, how a CFA changes your life, and why an economist should never stop developing professionally — SIBUR Chief Expert for Investment Activity and Project Management Nikolai Tlekhgulov explains this and more.

Illustration for news: ‘My Time at HSE Was a Turning Point’

‘My Time at HSE Was a Turning Point’

HSE master’s programme alumni and an HSE doctoral student received an international Catalyst Grant from Digital Science in support of the development of their startup, MLprior, a service for researchers and scientists. HSE News Service spoke with Vladislav Ishimtsev, one of the startup creators, about the biggest ‘thorns’ in researchers’ sides, artificial intelligence, and the possibility of a machine uprising.

Illustration for news: Joint Executive Programme in Sports Management of HSE and FIFA/CIES Holds Fifth Commencement

Joint Executive Programme in Sports Management of HSE and FIFA/CIES Holds Fifth Commencement

HSE University’s Executive Programme in Sports Management held its fifth graduation ceremony on campuses in Moscow and St. Petersburg. This year, the programme awarded Master’s degrees to 45 graduates who completed final projects that focused on the advancement of the sports industry in Russia.

Illustration for news: ‘I Want Russia to Be a Psychometric Power’

‘I Want Russia to Be a Psychometric Power’

In September, Dmitry Abbakumov, Head of the HSE University’s Centre for Psychometrics in eLearning, defended his PhD dissertation on the psychometrics of mass open online courses (MOOCs) at KU Leuven (Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium). HSE News Service spoke with Dmitry Abbakumov about his dissertation and its significance for the development of psychometrics in Russia.

Illustration for news: HSE Enters Top-250 of Graduate Employability Rankings

HSE Enters Top-250 of Graduate Employability Rankings

HSE University was able to place high on the Graduate Employability Ranking (201-250), outpacing its main competitors for the first time in five years. This year, the number of candidates to the ranking was increased 15% (758 universities), with new 36 universities joining the list.

Illustration for news: Graduates of HSE ICEF Receive Degrees in Ceremony at British Ambassador Residence

Graduates of HSE ICEF Receive Degrees in Ceremony at British Ambassador Residence

Graduates of HSE University’s International College of Economics and Finance (ICEF) traditionally receive their degrees against a backdrop of grand fireplaces, an oak staircase, and a balcony overlooking the Kremlin. This is because the ICEF holds its commencement ceremony at the British ambassador’s residence on the Sofiyskaya Embankment. And this is not by accident. Graduates of the ICEF’s bachelor’s programme receive two degrees from HSE and the University of London, respectively, while graduates of the ICEF’s Master’s Programme in ‘Financial Economics’ receive a degree from HSE and the London School of Economics. This year marked the ICEF’s 19th commencement ceremony.

Illustration for news: Students of the Faculty of Economic Sciences Meet Minister of Economic Development

Students of the Faculty of Economic Sciences Meet Minister of Economic Development

Russian Minister of Economic Development Maxim Oreshkin, who earned his Bachelor’s in economics in 2002 and his Master’s in economics in 2004 from HSE University, spoke to students of the Faculty of Economic Sciences about economic growth in Russia and what he learned at HSE University.