The Centre of Sociology of Higher Education is a vibrant platform for research in the field of Russian and international higher education. The centre is academically-oriented and focused on the following areas:
- Student research: experiences and trajectories of prospective students, students, and postgraduates
- Online education
HSE has announced the winners of the Academicus Modus competition of student projects. They will receive a year-long grant for their research, the results of which will be published in an academic journal.
Last year HSE took part in the international project “Student Experience in the ResearchUniversity” (SERU-I) for the third time. This research gives an opportunity for undergraduate students all over the world to share their educational experience through completing the same questionnaire. The new issue of “That’s So HSE” presents SERU-I project results.
The research article 'National barriers to the completion of doctoral programs at Russian universities' by Natalia Maloshonok and Evgeniy Terentev has been published in the International Journal of Higher Education Research. Congratulations to our colleagues.
Saule Bekova and Tatiana Semenova took part in the AERA Annual Meeting in New York. This year it offered a robust program of interesting sessions, division and SIG paper/symposium, roundtables, and poster sessions, and professional development courses, as well as off-site visits and tours.
IOE doctoral student Irina Shcheglova has recently completed her internship with the Center for Studies in Higher Education at the University of California Berkeley (the USA). Immediately after she returned to Moscow, Irina was thrilled to finally share with IOE fellows about the academic experiences she has gained and her overall impressions of this trip.
On November 16–17, 2017, the Center for Studies in Higher Education (CSHE) at the University of California Berkeley welcomed the conference New Nationalism and Universities, which celebrated CSHE’s 60th Anniversary. With broad attendance by the Center’s alumni, affiliated researchers and distinguished professionals from across the globe, the event has become a premier international venue for multi-perspective networking and debate about politics and policy in higher education. Igor Chirikov who is the former Visiting Scholar of the CSHE presented at the Conference.
Natalia Maloshonok and Evgeniy Terentev have shared their inspiration behind conducting the research on educational expectations of newcomers and the consequences of its mismatch with real activities at a university.
On November 15 University of Minnesota and CSHE ran the SERU Graduate Student Experience Workshop at UC Berkeley. Participants discussed practical learning and insights from the gradSERU Survey. Current and prospective members of the Consortium had an opportunity to network with leaders in graduate education research and administration from around the world, get more information on the gradSERU instrument and discuss questions regarding SERU membership.
A working paper co-authored by CSHE Analyst Irina Shcheglova has been published in the online repository of UC Berkeley’s Center for Studies in Higher Education. The paper analyzes how US universities’ expanding international agendas relate to student global competence.
Center of Sociology of Higher Education was involved in planning, organizing the 8th International Conference on Higher Education Research “Dynamic Universities for Dynamic World” as well as in presenting and discussing the results of priority projects ran by the CSHE.