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Digital Activity of Russian Manufacturing Companies in 2018

The HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge continues to study business digitisation trends, and presents the results of a market survey reflecting the level of digital technologies’ application by Russian large and medium manufacturing enterprises in 2018. Managers of more than 1,200 companies in 30 Russian regions participated in the survey.

HSE Staff and Students Conference to Elect New Academic Council

HSE Staff and Students Conference will be held on 20 March, 2019. This collegiate governing body of the university convenes every 5 years. The previous conference took place in 2014. The ISSEK will be represented by 5 delegates.

Business Digitalisation Index

The HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge designed the Business Digitalisation Index which measures the rate of entrepreneurial sector organisations’ adapting to digital transformation in Russia, European countries, the Republic of Korea, Turkey, and Japan. The index is calculated on the basis of the following five indicators: broadband internet access, use of cloud-based services, RFID technology, and ERP systems, and participation in e-commerce.

Managers of R&D Organisations are not Worried about Personnel Shortages

IQ.HSE presents a brief review of the new HSE ISSEK analytical report 'Business Climate in the Russian R&D Sector: Doing Science'. In particular, the publication notes the fact that heads of universities and R&D organisations were not worried about shortage of young researchers, despite the persistent trend of ageing research personnel.

International student Stefan Hanssen about his internship at ISSEK

Stefan Hanssen, a native of Switzerland, is currently a second-year student in HSE’s Master’s Programme 'Financial Analyst (CFA Institute University Affiliation Program)' offered by the HSE Banking Institute. He is currently undergoing an internship at ISSEK. Stefan told the HSE news service about the decision to study in Russia, internship and living in Moscow.

Figure of the Day: 6 Million Russian Domain Names Registered on the Web

Out of them: 5,1 million are in the .RU domain, 819 thousand in the .РФ, and 117 thousand in the .SU. Altogether, there are more than 337 million domain names in the world.

HSE Student Awarded Russia’s Prize ‘For Loyalty to Science’ for Best Radio Programme

Vera Gribanova, a graduate student in the Master’s Programme 'Governance of Science, Technology and Innovation' runs a radio programme about great scientific achievements called ‘Scientific Light’ on the radio station ‘Moscow Talks’ (Govorit Moskva). This year her radio show has received the prestigious prize ‘For Loyalty to Science’, which is awarded annually by the Russian Ministry of Education and Science.

Why Foreign Students are Flocking to Russia

The OZY portal, citing the results of research by Alena Nefedova from HSE ISSEK Laboratory for Economics of Innovation writes about Russian education as the “soft power” of the state.

Figure of the Day: 0.1% is Russia’s Share in the Global Exports of ICT Products

Major exporters of information and communication technologies-based products (such as computers, communication equipment, household electronics, etc.) are China (32,3%), the US (9,7%), Singapore, and the Republic of Korea (7,6% each).

Federal Budget Appropriations on Civil Science and Technology by Major Funding Agencies: 2019

The HSE Institute for Statistical Studies and Economics of Knowledge presents new data about federal budget appropriations on Civil S&T according to the Federal Law 'On the federal budget for 2019 and the planning period of 2020 and 2021'.