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What Does the Brain Look Like When Doing Math?

What Does the Brain Look Like When Doing Math?
In her open lecture on November 17, Dr. Marie Arsalidou, Head of the HSE Neuropsy Lab and Co-Director of the Science of Learning and Assessment (SOLA) Master’s at IOE, will share enthralling insights from neuroscience into what happens to our brain when we engage in solving math problems and how this knowledge could help bolster learning and development.

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.

‘We Want to Become a Centre for Generating Ideas and Sharing Experience’

‘We Want to Become a Centre for Generating Ideas and Sharing Experience’
On September 28, the HSE Centre for Cultural Sociology held the first session of the Moscow Culture Workshop 2021–2022 – a series of meetings where participants have an opportunity to discuss research papers prepared by prominent scholars. Jeffrey C. Alexander, Lillian Chavenson Saden Professor of Sociology at Yale University, delivered the first lecture, entitled ‘Nature as Iconic Object: Its Performative Creation’. Dmitry Kurakin, Director of the Centre for Cultural Sociology, spoke to the HSE News Service about the purpose and setup of the workshop.

Computational Perspectives on Class Distinction-Making through Etiquette

Computational Perspectives on Class Distinction-Making through Etiquette
On October 5, the Moscow Culture Workshop series 2021/22 by the IOE Center for Cultural Sociology will host Session 2 titled, ‘Class Distinction-Making through Etiquette, a Computational Approach.’

How Schools Have Been Navigating COVID-19: Evidence from Across Nations

How Schools Have Been Navigating COVID-19: Evidence from Across Nations
‘Primary and Secondary Education during COVID-19,’ an international volume recently published in open access by Springer, shares accounts by research teams from over a dozen countries of how systems of general education in these respective nations have been steering through a challenging environment of the COVID pandemic.

IOE Launches International Workshop Series in Cultural Sociology

IOE Launches International Workshop Series in Cultural Sociology
On September 28, the inaugural session of the newly launched Moscow Culture Workshop series by the IOE Center for Cultural Sociology will host a talk titled, ‘Nature as Iconic Object: Its Performative Creation’ by Prof. Jeffrey C. Alexander (Yale University, USA)

Surviving on Zoom

Surviving on Zoom
How teachers have adapted to online education

Universities’ Pandemic Experience to Be Studied at the International Level

Universities’ Pandemic Experience to Be Studied at the International Level
Russian and international researchers should intensify their joint efforts to analyze the changes in higher education over the past year and a half.    Speaking at a round table held in the International Multimedia Centre of the Rossiya Segodnya (Russia Today) news agency, HSE Rector Nikita Anisimov suggested that this work be done as part of the International Observatory for Higher Education Transformations—a global research programme launched by HSE University and the Polytechnic University of Milan.

A ‘Digital Professor’ on How to Combine Education with Entertainment

A ‘Digital Professor’ on How to Combine Education with Entertainment
Dr. Ger Graus, OBE, a world-renowned authority on children’s learning & development through entertainment who is Global Director of Education at KidZania and a Visiting Professor with the Pinsky Centre for General and Extracurricular Education at IOE, has delivered a series of seminars on ‘Schooling vs Education’ for students in IOE’s ‘Educational Administration’ Master’s programme.  

The Age of Edutainment: Exploring the Case of KidZania

The Age of Edutainment: Exploring the Case of KidZania
Understanding the role of children’s interactive environments that blend learning and entertainment in modern-day educational ecosystems.