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‘HSE University Students Have a Keen Eye. Wherever They Go, They See the Gist of Things’

‘HSE University Students Have a Keen Eye. Wherever They Go, They See the Gist of Things’
HSE graduate Anastasia Lashkova is, quite literally, the same age as her university: she was born on the day the resolution establishing HSE was signed. In this interview with the HSE Age-Mates project, Ms Lashkova spoke about her work at the Russian Academy of Sciences, the benefits of an interdisciplinary approach to science and life, and why, in her opinion, there is no such thing as useless knowledge.

‘Humans Are No Longer at the Top of the Hierarchy’

‘Humans Are No Longer at the Top of the Hierarchy’
In June, the HSE ART GALLERY opened the final exhibition under the general curatorial theme ‘In a Land Faraway’. The exhibition displays the best works by students, graduates, and lecturers of the HSE Art and Design School created over the past year. Thousands of artists applied to participate in the exhibition.

‘I Dream that Universities Will Have Accredited Programmes in Disability Research’

‘I Dream that Universities Will Have Accredited Programmes in Disability Research’
Art historian and cultural scientist Alexander Salenkov graduated from the HSE University School of Cultural Studies with a Master’s in Visual Culture in 2018. In September, he will be returning to the school as a lecturer. Alexander spoke to the HSE University’s Age-Mates project about inclusion and the importance of making sure that people with disabilities are heard.

‘I Wish There Were No Gap between the Academic World and Industry’

‘I Wish There Were No Gap between the Academic World and Industry’
Alexey Masyutin is Russia’s first research doctorate in computer science, having earned his PhD in Computer Science from HSE University in 2018. He currently heads the HSE AI Centre and oversees the joint master’s programme between HSE University and Sber. In this interview with Age-Mates, he described when HSE University first came into his life and how it is helping him to make his dreams come true.

‘Over the Past Four Years, the Students Matured into Full-fledged Artists’

‘Over the Past Four Years, the Students Matured into Full-fledged Artists’
Eight graduates of the 2021 Bachelor's programme in Design and Contemporary Art at the HSE Art and Design School presented their projects at the Diploma21 exhibition, which recently opened at the HSE ART GALLERY. Each installation is the culmination of a whole year of work by the artists, who reflect on different themes, explore, criticise, and construct a specific language of communication.

'Earning My PhD at HSE University, I Realise that No Foreign PhD Programme Would Have Given Me So Much'

'Earning My PhD at HSE University, I Realise that No Foreign PhD Programme Would Have Given Me So Much'
The new instalment of Age-Mates features Vardan Arutyunyan, junior researcher at the Center for Language and Brain and an HSE PhD student. In this interview, he explains how he came to work at the Center, why he chose to study brain mechanisms of speech impairment in children with autism and what he is striving to achieve in this field.

‘The Ability to Think Both Outside the Box and Globally Is Typical of the People from HSE University’

‘The Ability to Think Both Outside the Box and Globally Is Typical of the People from HSE University’
This new instalment of Age-Mates visits Sofia Litvinova, HSE graduate and Deputy Director of the Department of Multilateral Economic Cooperation and Special Projects of the Russian Ministry of Economic Development. She explained how she decided to enrol at HSE Universtiy, why university graduates need global thinking, and what the Japanese and Russians have in common.

‘The Only Limit to Your Success is You’

Gleb Zinkovsky
Gleb Zinkovsky graduated from ICEF with a bachelor’s degree in 2014, before working as an Associate for PwC (Cyprus) and E&Y (Moscow). After completing the Yandex Praktikum training course, Gleb went on to work in the fintech field. He now works at Jasper (Israel) as a Product Analyst. In his interview, Gleb tells us what it’s like to begin a career in tax consultancy, move on to business analytics, and eventually end up in product analytics.

‘While Abroad, I Will Continue to Tell Students and Teachers about HSE University’

‘While Abroad, I Will Continue to Tell Students and Teachers about HSE University’
Daria Smuseva and Ivan Malakhov are HSE MIEM graduates who met when they were students at HSE University. They are now married and are studying for their PhDs at Ca’ Foscari University of Venice (Italy). In this interview, they talk about their studies in Venice, local bureaucracy, learning Italian, and their research on blockchain systems.

HSE Art and Design School Hosts Stand at Young Contemporary Art Fair

HSE Art and Design School Hosts Stand at Young Contemporary Art Fair
Visitors to the blazar art fair—the first major art event of autumn 2021—had the chance to visit the HSE Art and Design School stand to see works by Aleksandra Walz, Katerina Egorova, Polina Shilkinite, and Andrey Valmus. Another six HSE students and graduates took part as independent artists in the fair, which ran from September 8–12.