Research Intern Galina Selivanova was accepted to the PhD programme at Scuola Normale Superiore.
Our congratulations to Sergei Nikolenko and Yury Rykov who have been awarded 2-year scholarships for publications in the international peer-reviewed high-rank journals.
July 23 HSE Academic Fund announced the results!
Computational social science is to design better societies. That is what Alex Pentland, the founder of MIT Media Lab said in his keynote speech at the most representative conference on computational social science organized by Aalto university in Helsinki in June 2015. “We were extremely lucky to have been accepted to this conference, said Sergei Koltcov, deputy director of LINIS.
The working paper series of XV April International Conference about the problems in the economy and societyhas been published. The conference is been organized by the National Research University - Higher School of Economicsjointly with the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund for 15 years. This year it was held from 1 to 4 April 2014 in Moscow.
On November 2014, Yuri Rykov, a junior researcher of LINIS, has attended a short-term internship at the University of Amsterdam supervised by of Dr. Wouter de Nooy at Amsterdam School of Communication Research.
IAMCR 2014: Live Journal started buzzing about nationalism in Ukraine a year before the protests began
LINIS Senior Researcher Svetlana Bodrunova has took a part in one of the largest and most important conferences in the field of media — IAMCR 2014. This year the conference was held in Hyderabat (India), and one of the main speakers was a prominent media researcher Manuel Castells.
September 11, 2014, Laboratory for Internet Studies hosted an academic seminar “Additive regularisation of topic models” with Konstantin Vorontsov.
HSE in St. Petersburg and LINIS will take summer school RuSSIR. After a year or two - this issue is still under discussion by the organizers. A final decision is expected this fall.
In scope of Stanford US-Russia Forum LINIS trainee researcher Eleonora Kirkizh has presented her research at Stanford University. The project was implemented in collaboration with three other students from Canada and the United States.