THE CASPIAN REGION:Politics, Economics, Culture

Scientific journal

GRANT SYSTEM IN RUSSIA: POINTS OF TENDERNESS AND WAYS OF DEVELOPMENT

2014. №2, pp. 264-271

Bicharova Mariya M. - Ph.D. (Philology), Astrakhan State University, 20a Tatishchev st., Astrakhan, 4141056, Russian Federation, valkirija@inbox.ru

The question of improvement of grant system as a way of support of scientific activity in Russia is raised in the article. The main disadvantages of contest support of scientific projects are pointed out among which are not great quantity and financing of grants and the problems of quality and clarity of expert evaluation. The foreign experience of grant projects evaluation is observed and some ways of removal of Russian grant system points of tenderness are outlined. The given article is written with the support of the Russian Foundation for Humanities, project 12-03-12000 “Develop a system for collecting, structuring, analysis and presentation of scientific and scientometric information at the research organization (division)”.

Key words: наука, научно-исследовательский проект, ученый, научный коллектив, грант, фонд, экспертиза, science, scientific project, scientist, scientific group, grant, foundation, expert examination

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