Irina Dezhina: "Russian Science and Innovation: Current State and Government Strategic Plans", in New Perspectives in Russia and Eurasia
Time: Monday 16.9.2019 at 14.00-16.00
Place: Aleksanteri Institute, 2nd floor meeting room (Unioninkatu 33, Helsinki)
The presentation will provide an overview of the current state and recent trends in scientific and technological development in Russia and major directions of the government policies in this area. I will discuss the key directions in the formation and implementation of science policy, which in recent years have been aimed at strengthening research at universities, reforming the Russian Academy of Sciences, and introducing the performance-based management. A special attention will be given to the new National Project “Science” that follows the Presidential order from May 2018.
Irina Dezhina is the Head of the Science & Technology Development Department at Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology (Moscow, Russia) and Professor at the National Research University – Higher School of Economics (Moscow, Russia). She's currently working at Aleksanteri Institute. Dr. Dezhina is working with Dr. Sari Autio-Sarasmo under the researcher mobility program of the Academy of Finland. Her project focuses on the analysis of the reforms in Russian and Finnish universities and their implications for research and innovations.
The event is part of a seminar series New Perspectives in Russia and Eurasia. The seminars are free and open to al interested. Welcome!