On October 10 Klaus Boehnke took part in the "Culture matters" research seminar with the report on "Are Socially Cohesive Societies Healthier? On the Influence of the Societal Level of Social Cohesion on the Health Status of Western Publics".
From 11 to 14 June 2017, VI Summer School "From Proposal to Submission: Design of Cross-Cultural Study" was held outside Moscow, organized by the International Research and Teaching Laboratory for Socio-Cultural Research of the Expert Institute at HSE. The headline teachers at the School were the leading researchers known across the world: Fons van de Vijver (PhD, Professor, Tilburg University), Klaus Boehnke (PhD, deputy head ILSCR HSE, Professor, Jacobs University, Bremen), and Ulrich Kühnen (PhD, Professor, Jacobs University, Bremen).
The article by the chief researcher of the ILSCR John Berry and Feng Hou (University of Victoria) "Immigrant Acculturation and Wellbeing in Canada" was selected as the winner of the 2016 CPA Canadian Psychology (CP) Best Article Award according to the Canadian Psychological Association (CPA).
On December 6, Prof. Fons van de Vijver (Tilburg University, the Netherlands), took part in the "Culture Matters" research seminar with the report on "Introduction to Cross-Cultural Psychology".
The publication "International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences (Second Edition)" won the main prize of the 40th annual PROSE Awards in the category "Excellence in Reference Works". Two of the Area Editors have affiliation with National Research University Higher School of Economics — John Berry (co-head of International Scientific-Educational Laboratory for Socio-Cultural Research), and Peter Schmidt (former co-head of International Scientific-Educational Laboratory for Socio-Cultural Research).