The International laboratory for Applied Network Research NRU HSE develops and tests new methods for analyzing network data, applying them in empirical research in various scientific fields. The members of the ANR-Lab is represented by researchers from the fields of sociology, political science, economics, management, mathematics, statistics, computer linguistics and computer science. We maintain cooperation with Russian and international scientists and research groups working in the field of network analysis.
In autumn of 2017 our Lab launched the Master's programme "Applied Statistics with Network Analysis", which enrolls 42 students.
On April 20-21, the two-day online section “Network Analysis” was held as part of the XXI April International Scientific Conference on the Problems of Economic and Social Development, organized by the International laboratory of applied network research. Both days were fruitful and rich in scientific communication: the section brought together researchers from different cities of Russia, Slovenia and the USA.
The international master's programme "Applied statistics with network analysis", as well as hundreds of other programs of Higher School of Economics, has passed the state accreditation.
Five members of the ANR-Lab have just successfully passed the entrance exams and are accepted for the PhD programme in Sociology at HSE. Each of them has its own story and its own path, but one thing unites them - they all came to their cherished goal. Congratulations to our colleagues!
Artyom Volgin and Ekaterina Melianova, second-year students of the Master’s programme in Applied Statistics with Network Analysis, outperformed more than 100 teams from different countries to take first place in the DS4G: Environmental Insights Explorer Competition hosted by Kaggle.
On March 4, 2020, in the Durasov’s house in the building on Pokrovsky Boulevard, an award ceremony for the winners of the HSE student research competition - 2019 was held, where Ekaterina Melianova and Kirill Lesnykh, students of the master's programme "Applied Statistics with Network Analysis", were awarded.
In 2020, the Higher School of Economics took a record positions in the QS ranking for key MASNA specializations
This year, HSE first entered the QS ranking for the subject "Statistics and operational research". In the subject "Computer Science and Information Systems", the university improved its performance and moved from the Top 250 to the Top 200. For the third year in the subject "Mathematics", HSE has retained its position in the Top-150, and in "Sociology" - in the Top-100.
Stanislav Moiseev, Junior Research Fellow at ANR-Lab, had a pre-defense of the PhD dissertation on March 10
On March 10, at a meeting of the Department of Social Institutions Analysis at the Department of Sociology of the National Research University Higher School of Economics, the pre-defense of the PhD dissertation of ANR-Lab member Stanislav Moiseev was held on the topic: “The nature and mechanisms of mass behavior: from classical sociology to modern theoretical models”.
For the first time in the three years of the Master's programme “Applied Statistics with Network Analysis Methods”, the International Laboratory for Applied Network Research opens courses taught by leading foreign experts and professors of the program to external students. Upon successful completion of the course, students are given an official HSE certificate for 4 ECTS credits. As with the entire program, the focus of the courses is on the applied aspects of data analysis. All courses start from scratch, allowing to learn specific methods even to those who are not familiar with the data analysis.
Valentina Kuskova, Head of the ANR-Lab, shared her experience in creating the master's programme “Applied Statistics with Network Analysis” at the seminar on the exchange of experience in implementing the project “HSE International Laboratories”, which was held on February 20 at the HSE.