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Research&Expertise

How Can Science Be Governed and Evaluated?

Giorgio Sirilli, former chairman of the OECD Working Party of National Experts on Science and Technology Indicators (NESTI), is offering lectures to the HSE academic staff and students of the Master’s programme in Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI)

S&T cooperation as a “soft power tool”

On 10 April, 2015 participants of the XVI HSE Annual Conference’s Science and Innovation section hosted by ISSEK discussed various tools facilitating international cooperation in the scope of the EU Framework Programme Horizon 2020. The experts considered the options available for joint funding of international research and innovation projects.

“You’ll be able to deal with global problems if you let other countries increase their potential, too”

One of the events of the XVI HSE Annual Conference’s Science and Innovation section hosted by ISSEK was the workshop on cross-border cooperation in the framework of the OECD’s Knowledge Triangle. The participants discussed the roles of education, research and innovation activities in securing global competitiveness for the European countries.

Can Everything in Science Be Measured?

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

Lectures on Innovation Management by Prof. Jonathan Calof from the University of Ottawa

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).

Ian Miles: Foresight Helps to Form a Common Vision of the Future

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.

Elias Carayannis on Stimuli to Innovations in Europe and the USA

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.

4th Annual International Academic Conference 'Foresight and STI Policy'

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 is a Platform to Solve Development Issues

Immediately after the meeting of the Inter-Departmental Commission on Technology Foresight during the XV April International Academic Conference, most of the experts invited to the special HSE ISSEK workshop took part in the round table discussion on setting up the national S&T foresight system.

Futures under the mAcroscope

HSE Workshop “Foresight and STI Policy” organised by the Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge has come to a close. For two days (October 30-31) at the HSE premises – just at the foot of the Shukhov Radio Tower – signals were analysed that will sooner or later show up in contemporary socio-economic policy and in future news stories.