from 18 countries were submitted for the third Innovation in Education Contest. The number of people wishing to take part in the competition increases year-on-year: in 2014 – 577 applications were received, and in 2015 – 678.
IoE Leading Researcher at the 4th Conference of Higher Education Research Association, University of Hong Kong
The 4th Conference of Higher Education Research Association took place at the University of Hong Kong at the end of May. Igor Chirikov, Leading Research Fellow at the Institute of Eduaction and Managing Director of the Student Experience in the Research University International Consortium (SERU-I), participated in it with a report, dubbed “The Impact of the Project to Boost Global Competition (5-100) on Structural Transformations in Russian Universities".
May 12 is the deadline for this year’s Innovations in Education Competition (KIvO-2016), which has now taken place for three years in a row. The winner of the competition will receive a travel grant to study or try out a project anywhere in the world. The first year’s winner, Diana Kolesnikova, has returned from the U.S., where she studied how educational spaces and various other educational projects for children are set up.
The first session of a workshop dedicated to the topic of “Soviet and Post-soviet education: the research perspectives” took place at the Institute of Education on Wednesday. It was marked by a research presentation “The culture of civility (odob) and its influence on the educational system in Uzbekistan” by anthropologist Jesko Schmoller, PhD.
The Center for Cultural Sociology and Anthropology of Education has been in collaboration with the eduLIFE project, conducted by the European University Institute, for a few years, and several articles and books can be noted by HSE research fellows being their co-authors.
A new book “The New Flagship University: Changing the Paradigm from Global Ranking to National Relevancy”, edited by John Aubrey Douglass (Senior Research Fellow, University of California, Berkeley, USA), has recently been published by Palgrave Macmillan, a global academic publishing company, part of Macmillan Publishers.
The 40th annual conference of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE) took place on November 5-8 in Denver (Colorado, US).
The X international conference «Russian regions in the focus of changes», organized by Ural Federal University, featured an international symposium. Dubbed “The Role of Regional Higher Education Systems in Regional Development”, it was conducted last Friday in cooperation with the HSE Institute of Education.
The Annual Conference of The Consortium of higher education Researchers / CHER 28th Annual Conference took place in Lisbon, Portugal, on September 7-9. This year’s topic was ‘Global Challenges, National Initiatives, and Institutional Responses – The Transformation of Higher Education’. The participants discussed recent transformations in higher education: global challenges that the universities face, and the ways to cope with these challenges.