1 Institute of Magnetism of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine,  Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine

Nauka naukozn. 2018, 1(99): 30-42


Section: Development of Science and Technology Potential

Language: English

Abstract: This article represents the study of Ukrainian legislative documents in order to define, how they promote scientific quality, performance and excellence. The research management problem is defined as a limitation to use direct research and knowledge management and a reason for implementation of indirect criteria. The study shows that aims, principles and requirements on scientific quality, excellence and performance as motivated proposals mainly absent in Ukrainian legislation and they have no systemic context for realization. It is noted, that an operative use of scientific degrees and academic titles as criteria of scientific quality leads to the weakness of policy, because they mainly represent the social status and qualification. Another weaken position in legislation is an absence of requirements for research assessment of individual scientists in order to stimulate research excellence and competition between them. The main result is that socioeconomic transformations may damage the unity of research policy, legislation and management and change the values of cognitive and creative activities.

Keywords: research management, knowledge creation, science legislation, bibliometric indicators, scientific degrees, academic titles, quality, excellence, performance.


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