Текущие проекты


Ruscan is a database of cancer statistics in Russia. It includes information on the number of new cancer cases (incidence), cancer mortality, the number of individuals living with a cancer diagnosis (prevalence), and cancer survival in 10 Russian population-based cancer registries.      

You Shall Not Parse

MAST is developing a general-purpose parser for the file formats most commonly used by researchers in social science and humanities.

Open Database of Interdisciplinary Art in Russia (MIR)

The open database of interdisciplinary art in Russia (MIR) is the project of the European University in St. Petersburg and the Techno-Art Center (supported by the Presidential Grants Fund). MAST develops and maintains the database.


MAST is developing a library for Python allowing carrying out large-scale calculations even with the limited capabilities of the computer's RAM at the expense of time.

5th European Workshop on Political Macroeconomics (2021)

The 5th European Workshop on Political Macroeconomics (EWPM) was supposed to take place on 20-22 May 2020 at the Department of Economics of the European University at St. Petersburg, Russia. A call for papers has been circulated and posted (see the link below). We had to postpone the 5th edition of our European Workshop on Political Macroeconomics to 5-7 September 2021 due to the Covid-19 pandemic restrictions. Unfortunately, the pandemic is still far from over.

Professional path of surgeons in Russian healthcare

Being a surgeon means going through long-term training, continuous professional development, and having a high degree of personal responsibility and professional autonomy. Researchers are exploring the barriers surgeons face during training and resources that can help build a professional trajectory.

The effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccination

The European University at St. Petersburg, Medical Institute named after Berezin Sergey and Tarusa hospital conducted two observational studies to assess the effectiveness of vaccination against symptomatic infection caused by the Delta variant in St. Petersburg.

Open seminars

Our interdisciplinary seminars are dedicated to public health. We have already conducted seminars devoted to such topics as medicalization, the effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccination, and medical journalism.  

Cancer registries

Registries collect and store information about people with cancer – their demographic characteristics, the type of tumor, the type of treatment. Institute for Interdisciplinary Health Research is assessing the comparability and validity of cancer statistics in regions of the Northwestern Federal District (NWFD) of Russia.  

Gender Relations in the Private Sphere

The project investigates class, regional, and ethnic-based gender inequality production and reproduction of distinctions in the private sphere in contemporary Russia. It aims to study the distribution of gender roles in young families (or long-term de facto couples) and relationships between various generations.

Safety of sex workers

Project: “Conditions and the possibility of providing professional safety to workers in the sex industry of Saint Petersburg” January - December, 2005 The project was organized by the Center for Independent Sociological Research and the Gender Studies program. The project is supported by the International Harm Reduction Development Program (the Open Society Institute) and the Center for Independent Sociological Research. The project is financed by IHRD. Leaders - Elena Zdravomyslova and Anna Temkina, coordinator- Nadezhda  Nartova.

Safety, Sexuality and Reproductive Health in Russia

Проект являлся частью более крупного исследования «Non-Traditional Threats to Russia's Security» («Нетрадиционные угрозы безопасности России»), проводившегося факультетом политических наук и социологии (ЕУСПб) совместно с университетом Джорджтауна (США).

Gender, Sexuality, Ethnicity

Project “Gender, Sexuality and Ethnicity” is a study in Armenia supported by the MacArthur Foundation; Studies in Tadzhikistan are made possible by the support of HESP. Leader - Anna Temkina The project plans to publish a separate monograph in 2007.