Congratulations to Alina Arslanova and her research advisor Valentina Kuskova on winning the NIRS competition in the nomination "Best research paper in sociology for graduate students and graduates of 2021".
On July 12-17, 2021, the 4th St. Petersburg Summer School on Network Analysis occurred. The event was held online and brought together participants from 9 countries. Two laboratory employees took part in the summer school, where they presented their research and received advice from invited teachers.
Thesis defense took place on November 11 on the Zoom platform. All members of the dissertation council voted to award Stanislav the PhD in Social Science.
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!
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.