During the meeting of Academic Council of ZNU January 27 Vice-Rector for Science and Research Hennadii Vasylchuk made a report, which presented the results of the research activities of our university, and introduced the current problems and prospects of development outlined for 2015.
First of all, Hennadii Mykolaiovych drew attention to the fact that in 2014 funding for research from the state budget was reduced by 20%, then proceeds to perform economic research decreased by 30%. Commercial contracts have concluded only four Faculties: Biology (62 thousand UAH), Physics (10 thousand UAH), Law (7 thousand UAH) and Economics (3 thousand UAH). The result has been a change for the better and not the infrastructure the university was closed Astrophysics Lab, in other Educational and Research Laboratories reduced rates of 3.75, in the departments of Scientific Research - 5 rates.
So, last year, Faculty of Biology performed 14 research projects with external funding sources, Law - 5, other Faculties - 1-2 scientific projects, but Faculty of Management and of Social Pedagogics - none. In general, it should be noted that 40% of departments of Zaporizhzhya National University in the year under an explicit state budget, contractual or themes international research project and did not participate in any national or international competitions for the following projects.
Last year, ZNU published 62 monographs, 176 textbooks and 1631 articles in scientific journals, including 251 overseas that half times more than in the previous year.
More details of report materials of Vice-Rector for Science and Research Hennadii Vasylchuk please visit Scientific Research Department website, or read the annual information bulletin of SRD, which will be published in February 2015.
Head of Scientific Research Department