Laboratory of Sport Studies (LSS) is engaged in theoretical research and data analysis in the sports industry. The main research areas of the laboratory include:
- search for optimal strategies for the behavior of players and teams during the match;
- economic and financial regulation of the transfer market;
- predicting matches and competitions outcomes;
- optimal competitions calendar drafts;
- tournament rules design;
Ekaterina Kulinicheva, an LSS junior researcher, took part in the presentation of Sergey Medvedev's new novel "The Man Running", published by the New Literary Review publishing house. The event was held on March 28.
The European working group EURO OR in Sports promotes activities related to the operations research in sports.
Laboratory of Sport Studies is recruiting up to 3 research assistants as part of the additional recruitment of undergraduate and postgraduate students to scientific departments under the HSE Basic Research Program.
Dmitry Dagaev tells about the evolution of the 'Sports Studies' section.
On December 15, at 18:00-21:00, the traditional New Year's seminar of LSS will be held, where the laboratory staff will talk about the results of their research projects of 2020. Everyone is welcomed!
As a Laboratory of Sport Studies research assistant, Anastasia Nebolsina delivered an online lecture as part of a series of webinars on modern economics, statistics, and finance.
HSE University and the Football Union of Russia (FUR)have agreed to conduct joint scientific and technological research and events. The Memorandum of Cooperation and Collaboration was signed by HSE Rector Yaroslav Kuzminov and FUR Head Alexander Alaev. One of the most urgent projects will be the development of a system for appointing referees to matches.
Experts from the HSE Laboratory of Sports Studies at the Faculty of Economic Sciences have developed software to create the Russian Premier League’s season calendar. According to the League's management, this approach proved effective last season when special algorithms were first used.
On June 20, LSS celebrated its' 2nd anniversary. The anniversary party was held in Zoom.
LSS staff took part in the discussion on Strategy for the Development of Physical Culture and Sports in the Russian Federation until 2030
In April, the Russian Ministry of Sports published a draft Strategy for the Development of Physical Culture and Sports in the Russian Federation until 2030 and invited interested parties to participate in a public discussion of the document. The laboratory staff prepared their comments and observations.