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 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.
Students of MASNA programme and members of ANR-Lab are the winners and laureates of the Student Research Paper Competition held by HSE University
Ekaterina Melianova, Kirill Lesnykh and Marya Vorobyova are the winners and laureates of the HSE Student Research Paper Competition. Congratulations to our students and colleagues and their scientific supervisors Irina Zangieva and Daria Maltseva on winning the competition.
The first-year student of the MASNA master's programme won the intellectual game “What?” Where? When?” on the Channel One
The team of the first-year student of the programme “Applied Statistics with Network Analysis” Mikhail Novoselov won the final game “What? Where? When?”, which was held on December 29, 2019. Experts of the club’s youngest team won the final game of the year for the first time in 5 years.
Our team members at the workshop «Studying Policy Tools: Procedural Tools and Instrument Calibrations» in Melbourne
On January 23-24, a workshop on the study of policy tools was held at the University of Melbourne, Australia. Valentina Kuskova, Head of ANR-Lab, and Dmitry Zaitsev, Leading Research Fellow, made presentation “Policy Tools and Policy Networks: Application of Social Network Analysis”.
The monograph by Daria Maltseva “Network approach in sociology” was recognized as the best scientific publication in sociology at the competition “University Book 2019”
The monograph by Daria Maltseva “Network approach in sociology: the genesis of ideas and application”, printed by the publishing house of the Novosibirsk State Technical University (NSTU) in 2017, received a diploma “The best scientific publication in sociology” at the II International University Competition of Publications for Higher Educational Institutions “University Book 2019: Social and Human Sciences”. Diploma for the book was received by the Publishing House of the Novosibirsk State Technical University.
In December 1-28, 2019, Daria Maltseva had an internship at the Center for Methodology and Informatics of the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Ljubljana.