Fifth International Academic Conference on Foresight and STI Policy held in Moscow
The fifth International Academic Conference on Foresight and STI Policy took place at the Russian National Research University – Higher School of Economics (HSE, Moscow) on 18-20 November 2015. The conference was organized under the auspices of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) and the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation. Among the speakers of the conference were officials and experts from Russia and other countries.
Higher School of Economics became a coordinator of the International Foresight Centers Network
National Research University Higher School of Economics (HSE) and Brazilian Center for Strategic Studies and Management in Science, Technology and Innovation (CGEE) founded an International Foresight Centers Network. The Letter of Intent was signed on November 20, 2015, on the concluding day of HSE V Annual International Academic Conference on Foresight and STI Policy.
HSE Conference to Discuss Foresight Research from Russia to Singapore
What should Russia’s policy be on Science and Technology? What do Russian and international foresight research results show? How is international cooperation in science developing? These are among the questions which will be discussed at the 5th annual international research conference on Foresight and STI Policy at HSE on the 18th — 20th of November.
On the way to the world standards of education and research
The Centre for Advanced Studies of Science, Technology and Innovation created last year and based at ISSEK is one of the elements of Higher School of Economics’ new architecture that is relevant to the implementation of its competitiveness program. At an event in the Government, Yaroslav Kuzminov talked about how HSE structure and staff are improving.
Discussing Tech Mining methods in Atlanta
Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), the partner of HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge in various projects, organized Global TechMining Conference and Atlanta Conference on Science and Innovation Policy. Ozcan Saritas, Nadezhda Mikova and Pavel Bakhtin, researchers of HSE ISSEK International Foresight Centre, took part in conferences with the presentation of their own research.
Development scenarios for the Russian water sector: From loss-making and accidents to systemic transformation
The report “The Water Sector: Global Challenges and Long-term Trends in Innovation Development” is published. It presents the results of the foresight study “Global Challenges and Long-term Trends in Innovation Development” conducted by HSE ISSEK and sponsored by the Renova Group of Companies in May 2014 — June 2015.
‘If you want to collaborate with a foreign country, you must learn its history and culture first’
On September 24, 2015, a delegation of the Ministry of Science and Technology of Taiwan (MOST) visited HSE ISSEK. During the visit, Dr. Yi-Bing Lin, Taiwan’s Deputy Minister of Science and Technology, a world class IT expert, gave an interview to the HSE news portal, in which he shared his view of the future of IT, talked about the potential of partnership between Russia and Taiwan in different areas of science, cited some theses of Karl Marx’s theory and showed pencil drawings of Russian historical figures that he had made himself.
From Google Scholar to RSCI: Why Indexing is Necessary on Personal Pages
The Higher School of Economics is introducing new requirements for staff’s personal pages. Our colleagues who conduct research and teach are now required to list the following identifiers on their pages: ORCID, Researcher ID, Scopus Author ID, SPIN-RSCI code, and Google Scholar. Ivan Sterligov, the head of the analytics department in the HSE Office of Academic Expertise, tells us why this will benefit both the university and the researchers themselves.
‘There Has Never Been a Better Time to Join HSE Moscow’
David Sarpong recently joined the HSE ISSEK Research Laboratory for Science and Technology Studies as a senior research fellow. In this interview with the HSE News Service, he shares his first impressions of Moscow and HSE, as well as his expectations for the future.
Foresight Courses in Manchester: Evolution of HSE Expert Participation
The annual foresight courses which have been running at Manchester University since 1999 are considered some of the most prestigious and important for researchers of the future. In July 2015 two researchers at the Foresight Centre at ISSEK who have been students on the courses themselves have been invited this year to come and teach.