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Laboratory for University Development

Publications
Book
Building Research Capacity at Universities: Insights from Post-Soviet Countries

Abbasov A., Fedyukin I., Klyagin A.

Palgrave Macmillan, 2022.

Book chapter
Academic excellence through homogenization? Gaining legitimacy from the strategic positioning of top-ranked universities

Pavlyutkin I., Makareva A.

In bk.: The Ambivalence of Power in the Twenty-First Century Economy: Cases from Russia and beyond. L.: University College London Press, 2022. Ch. 12. P. 237-260.

Working paper
How Do The Characteristics Of The Environment Influence University Efficiency? Evidence From A Conditional Efficiency Approach

Egorov A., Agasisti T., Serebrennikov P.

Economics/EC. WP BRP. Высшая школа экономики, 2020. No. 238.

The Laboratory for University Development is a dynamically developing research center that undertakes scientific and applied projects in the field of Higher Education. One of our main tasks is to involve students and young researchers into research activity in order to contribute to ongoing and efficient enhancement of Higher Education System in Russia.

Illustration for news: HSE University Enters Top 100 of THE Rankings in Two Subjects

HSE University Enters Top 100 of THE Rankings in Two Subjects

HSE University has entered the top 100 universities in the Times Higher Education Rankings for Law and Social Sciences. For the first time, the university is also among the top 150 in the Education ranking and the top 200 in Business & Economics.

Illustration for news: Higher Education and State-building: Methaphors of Universities Revisited

Higher Education and State-building: Methaphors of Universities Revisited

How has higher education influenced the evolution of nations since the Second World War—and vice versa? Stanford professor Mitchell Stevens and Institute of Education researcher Ekaterina Shibanova have tried to answer this question in a special issue of the European Journal of Higher Education. They invited renowned historians, political experts, sociologists and economists to develop ‘a consensus on the role of higher education in political and social history after 1945.’ The special issue was created with input from researchers from Canada, Luxembourg, Russia, Germany, France, the UK, and Sweden.

Illustration for news: International Observatory to Focus on Higher Education Development amid and post COVID

International Observatory to Focus on Higher Education Development amid and post COVID

Scholars in various domains of expertise who represent an outstanding cohort of global powerhouses in social and educational R&D met up online last week as part of the inaugural session by the International Observatory for the Transformation of Higher Education, a one-of-a-kind endeavor recently launched by IOE and Politecnico di Milano.

Illustration for news: Registration Now Open to RHEC International Russian Higher Education Conference 2020

Registration Now Open to RHEC International Russian Higher Education Conference 2020

We are happy to invite everyone interested in higher education research and development to join us online during October 29 and 30, 2020 for the RHEC International Conference 2020, ‘Higher Education and Pandemic: New Challenges and Sustainable Responses.’

Illustration for news: How Do Students Experience the Challenges of COVID?

How Do Students Experience the Challenges of COVID?

Last week’s session held as part of the World Bank–HSE University joint webinar series, ‘Education under COVID-19: Problems, Solutions, Perspectives, Research’ brought together international experts and participants from various corners of the globe to delve into students’ learning experiences amid challenges and limitations stemming from the COVID emergency.

Illustration for news: ‘We Might Be in for an Anti-Digital Backlash’

‘We Might Be in for an Anti-Digital Backlash’

The ‘digital age’ of education has whirled in like a hurricane. Long-term, systematic strategies for the transition to online learning have been swept away by global challenges, and primarily the COVID-19 pandemic and measures to counter it. IOE research fellow Daria Shcheglova reflects on how some students might have been overlooked in this head-spinning rally to take education online.

Illustration for news: IOE Keeps Driving HSE Strides in QS Ranking in Education

IOE Keeps Driving HSE Strides in QS Ranking in Education

The HSE University has climbed three places year-on-year to list 110th in the newly released QS World University Rankings in ‘Education’ 2020, another all-time high for a Russian university in this subject area.

Illustration for news: Application for IOE SemyonovAward Internships 2020 Now Open

Application for IOE SemyonovAward Internships 2020 Now Open

We welcome proposals for this year’s round of the SemyonovAward internships for early-career scholars in higher education that are hosted by the IOE Laboratory for University Development. Submissions are open until March 20, 2020.

Illustration for news: RHEC 2019 International Higher Education Conference Underway at HSE

RHEC 2019 International Higher Education Conference Underway at HSE

The tenth International Russian Higher Education Conference (RHEC) kicked off at the HSE University Moscow this week and will last until October 25. Bringing together over 400 participants from 15 countries, this year’s forum focuses on ‘Contributions of Higher Education to Society and Economy: Global, National and Local Perspectives.’

Illustration for news: American SemyonovAward Recipient to Look at Higher Education’s Relation to Civic Engagement in the Russia

American SemyonovAward Recipient to Look at Higher Education’s Relation to Civic Engagement in the Russia

Radomir ‘Ray’ Mitic just completed his PhD at New York University and will be joining the Council of Graduate Schools as a postdoctoral fellow this coming fall in Washington, D.C. This summer, he received an HSE SemyonovAward Research Internship to research civic engagement among Russian university students at the Institute of Education at HSE University. Last week, he participated in the International Summer School of Higher Education at HSE – St. Petersburg, and now he is conducting field research in Moscow. HSE News Service spoke with Ray about his research, his impressions of the two Russian cities, and his future plans.