University is focused on the development of international cooperation and commercialization of research
Yesterday this year last meeting of the Scientific and Technical Council of the University was held at ZNU with the guidance of the Vice-Rector for Research, Professor Hennadiy Vasylchuk. During the meeting there were heard reports on the activities of certain departments, as well as reports on the international cooperation of the faculties, internships at the foreign universities, etc.
Associate Professor of the Department of Iournalism, PhD in social communications Kateryna Sirinok-Dolharova gave a presentation and told the audience about her scientific internship at universities in the USA. For the first time, in the framework of the international Fulbright academic mobility program, the scientist of ZNU carried out training at Southern Illinois University in 2013-2014, and has recently returned from the internship that was part of the IREX University Administration Support Program at Utah State University. Kateryna Sirinok-Dolharova presented the experience of foreign colleagues in the field of realization and management of scientific research, and also gave a number of recommendations on updating of the scientific activities of our University and management development in this field.
The Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Administration, Professor Maksym Lepskyy gave a report on the experience of the international study "Peacemaking in Hybrid Wars". Today he is the coordinator of the network "Universities for peace" (project developed by the International Center for University Diplomacy at Caucasus Institute of Regional Security on the basis of Caucasus International University). In order to overcome the policy of chauvinism and extremism scientists from Ukraine, Turkey, Armenia, Poland, Georgia, Germany, Austria, etc are collaborating now.
During the meeting of ZNU the presentations were also made by the representatives of the Faculty of History and Physical Education, as well as of the research laboratories of the Faculty of Biology.
According to the results of the reports, decisions were taken regarding the support of proposals aimed at further development of scientific work at the faculties, laboratories and departments.