MA Programme 'Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation' Concludes Partnership Agreements with 5 Recognized Universities
HSE has finalised agreements with its international partner universities for new double diplomas and student exchanges in the framework of the Master’s programme in Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation. Dirk Meissner, Deputy Head of the Research Laboratory for Science and Technology Studies, Professor at the Department of Educational Programmes at HSE ISSEK and Academic Supervisor for the Master’s programme, spoke to the HSE English News service about how the new agreements are made to give master’s students the best opportunities for study abroad and double degree programmes while making sure they match HSE’s approaches and standards.
Giorgio Sirilli, Associate Research Director at Italy’s Research Institute on Sustainable Economic Growth of National Research Council (IRCrES), an active participant and former chair of the OECD Working Party of National Experts on Science and Technology Indicators (NESTI), and author of over 200 academic publications, gave an open lecture at HSE on January 21, 2015
On December 8-9, 2014 the students and academic staff of ISSEK attended the HSE-hosted lectures by a guest speaker Jonathan Calof, Professor at the University of Ottawa (Canada).
Free market or government interventions? This eternal dilemma is tightly interconnected with innovations. At the IV Foresight and STI Policy conference held by the HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK), George Washington University professor Elias Carayannis spoke about the differences in this field between Europe and the USA.
Foresight activities have been going on in the UK for 20 years now. Their results have been used by private companies, NGOs, local and national governments. Ian Miles, Head of Research Laboratory for Economics of Innovation at the ISSEK (HSE) and Professor of Technological Innovation and Social Change at the University of Manchester, spoke at the IV Foresight and STI Policy conference about the ways foresight helps develop the British society.
In the latest OECD Science, Technology and Industry Outlook, the Higher School of Economics’ annual international academic conference ‘Foresight and STI Policy’ was listed among the most prominent international events promoting foresight methodology and best practices. Technological foresight, as was repeatedly noted by the conference participants — Russian and international theorists and practitioners of foresight — is gradually institutionalising, developing specific rules and traditions.
On November 6-7, 2014, HSE 4th annual international academic conference ‘Foresight and STI Policy’ took place in Moscow.The conference was organised by the HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK), which includes the International Research and Educational Foresight Centre, a Regional UNIDO centre for technology Foresight in Russia and the CIS.Conference participants discussed issues related to forming national S&T foresight systems, developing foresights for separate sectors of the economy, and creating new tools for science and technology policy.The Foresight and STI Policy conference featured a meeting of the International Advisory Board of HSE ISSEK Foresight Centre.A collection of materials will be released after the conference by International publishing house Springer.A more detailed information on the conference will be published in the NEWS section of the website.
Foresight, a system of future studies in science and technology, is being institutionalized, brings together different levels of ‘scanning’ the future, and is branching out into new sectors. These trends were among those experts identified at the 4th annual international academic conference ‘Foresight and STI Policy’, organised by the HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK), which opened on November 6.
Maria Douka, Senior Policy Officer of the European Commission: aboutuniversity-industry linkages and STI strategies at multinational level
On October 7-10, 2014 Maria Douka, Senior Policy Officer at the DG Research & Innovation, European Commission,delivered lectures at the HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge (ISSEK).
Interdisciplinary Research in the Greater Field of Innovation Management: the Experience of Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg
On May 22, 2014, HSE hosted an open workshop of Michael Nippa, professor ofManagement, Leadership, and Human Resources at the Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg. His visit was organised by the Centre for International Projects of HSE ISSEK, following the initial contact established during the opening events of the EU—Russia Year of Science in November 2013. Also present at the meeting was Professor Nippa’s Ph.D. student Katja Schneider.