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HSE Researcher Named First Winner of British Early Career Researchers Award

Saule Bekova
The British Educational Research Association, BERA, has announced the winners of its Early Career Researchers Award, founded this year to recognize emerging researchers. The new award’s first two winners are Saule Bekova, Research Fellow at theInstitute of Education of the Centre of Sociology of Higher Education, and Binwei Lu of Durham University (UK). In the announcement, the organizing committee praised them as ‘outstanding scholars’ and noted the potential significance of their research for the field of education.

IOE Ramps up R&D Partnership with Kazakhstan

IOE Ramps up R&D Partnership with Kazakhstan
The HSE Institute of Education and Abai Kazakh National Pedagogical University have recently entered into a cooperation to advance research and development across an array of domains in education.

School Barometer: Russian Students Still Not as Independent and Self-disciplined as Their European Peers

School Barometer: Russian Students Still Not as Independent and Self-disciplined as Their European Peers
The latest session of the IOE Weekly Seminar Series on Education R&D brought together a premier cohort of academics to discuss findings from a massive School Barometer survey of education stakeholders that spanned a landscape as wide and diverse as Russia, Switzerland, Germany, and Austria. The project outcomes suggest that Russian schooling is still not particularly good at nurturing in students the key ingredients of agency, such as independence, proactive thinking, and self-discipline.

Global Experts to Discuss Challenges and Transformations in Higher Education amid and post Pandemic

Global Experts to Discuss Challenges and Transformations in Higher Education amid and post Pandemic
On March 3, a premier group of scholars representing world-renowned powerhouses in social and educational R&D will meet online for this year’s debut session by the Observatory for Higher Education Transformations titled, ‘The Changing Landscape of Higher Education: New Practices and System-Wide Trends.’

Researchers Assess Student Performance in Mathematics, Physics, and Critical Thinking

Researchers Assess Student Performance in Mathematics, Physics, and Critical Thinking
A group of researchers representing four countries summed up the results of the Supertest, a large-scale study of the academic performance of engineering students in Russia, China, India, and the United States. It is the first study to track the progress of students in computer science and electrical engineering over the course of their studies with regard to their abilities in physics, mathematics, and critical thinking and compare the results among four countries. The article about study was published in Nature Human Behavior.

Children's Adaptation to Online Learning Depends on the Nature of Their Parents’ Work

Children's Adaptation to Online Learning Depends on the Nature of Their Parents’ Work
Specialists at the HSE Institute of Education found that the willingness of children to work independently at home during distance learning depended not only on the availability of appropriate technical means in the family (its socio-economic profile), but also on the nature of their parents’ work (a socio-psychological factor).

How Academic Dishonesty Seeps into the Workplace

How Academic Dishonesty Seeps into the Workplace
How does academic dishonesty of students correlate with honesty in further work? A group of scientists, including Evgenia Shmeleva, Research Fellow at the HSE Institute of Education, conducted research answering this question. During an open online seminar of a research group dedicated to ‘Academic Ethics in the Educational Context,’ Evgenia Shmeleva presented ‘Does Academic Dishonesty Seep into the Workplace? Evidence from a Longitudinal Study,’ which was prepared jointly with Igor Chirikov (University of California at Berkeley-HSE University) and Prashant Loyalka (Stanford University-HSE University)

New Issue of ‘Higher Education in Russia & Beyond’ Explores Global Perspectives in Doctoral Training

New Issue of ‘Higher Education in Russia & Beyond’ Explores Global Perspectives in Doctoral Training
The latest issue of ‘Higher Education in Russia & Beyond,’ an international journal published quarterly by HSE and the Center for International Higher Education at Boston College (USA), IOE’s long-standing partner for a diverse research agenda, looks at how doctoral education has been evolving in different nations and over various timeframes. A brief by IOE experts Saule Bekova and Ivan Smirnov gives a glimpse of key factors that have been reshaping the sentiment towards doctoral studies in Russia. In his contribution, Evgeny Terentev of the IOE Center for Sociology of Higher Education discusses the main sources of academic support to PhD candidates at Russian universities.

Artificial Intelligence Can Now Predict Students’ Educational Outcomes Based on Their VK Posts and Tweets

Artificial Intelligence Can Now Predict Students’ Educational Outcomes Based on Their VK Posts and Tweets
A study by Ivan Smirnov of the IOE Educational Data Science Lab uses machine learning to analyze over 7 million social media posts

IOE Joins Forces with Lingnan University

IOE Joins Forces with Lingnan University
A cooperation agreement has recently been signed between the HSE Institute of Education and Lingnan University (Hong Kong). The parties have pledged to embark on a large-scope agenda in scholarship and networking, with a special focus on exploring cross-national perspectives in tertiary education and advancing academic exchange.