The director of the Sociology of Education and Science Laboratory Daniel Alexandrov, senior researchers Valeria Ivanuishina and Vlada Baranova have reported about the largest and most detailed study of migrant children in Saint-Petersburg in recent years.
On May, 13th the National Research University-Higher School of Economics at St. Petersburg hosted the international round table on environmental history, organized by SESL and the Department of Humanities.
In March, 2011 Daniel A. Alexandrov, deputy head of St. Petersburg branch of the National Research University-Higher School of Economics (HSE) in science and director of the Sociology of Education and Science Laboratory, visited the Universities of Frankfurt, Mannheim and Bamberg.
Intensive seminars on social network analysis (SNA) held by specialists from University of Groningen, Netherlands, took place at the Sociology of Education and Science Laboratory (SESL) in the middle of April.
On April 11-13 intensive seminars on network analysis were held in the Laboratory. They were held by invited specialists in this field from the University of Groningen.
On April, 8, 2011 a public seminar on network analysis was held in the Laboratory. It was delivered by Alexander Semenov, Ph.D. student at HSE in Moscow. The seminar was organized to study the basics of ERGM (p*) – Exponential Random Graph Models.
On the 1st of April, Inter-university student conference was held in the HSE, St Petersburg. The conference was combined of 7 sections, one of them was organized and conducted by SESL. Our researchers have also made reports in other sections.
Seminar on “TopPlan” software was held in SESL on March, 23, 2011. “TopPlan” enables to edit maps and objects on it. During the seminar all the basic functions of this program such as editing, adding and deleting objects, creating address lists were represented.