Progress Trends of Scientific Schools in Contemporary Russia (press-release)

The IET's press-office informs of a new research paper (No. 124) entitled "Progress Trends of Scientific Schools in Contemporary Russia" (M.: IET, 2009. - 164 p.) by Dezhina I.G. and Kiseleva V.V. was published under the series "Research Papers".

This publication is dedicated to the study of scientific schools as the mechanism of creating and disseminating knowledge. The authors investigate parameters which characterize scientific schools and determine patterns of their development. Special attention is paid to scientific schools as establishments of state assistance. The authors analyze alternative personnel programs as well as summarize contemporary state policy directed at stimulating personnel mobility. At the end they give a list of proposals on types and forms of assistance to research teams which can be more efficient than the existing programs of state assistance to leading scientific schools.

The publication of the present paper was sponsored with the grant from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).