Organization of Scientific Research at the Universities: State and Development

Authors: T. Korolova, ORCID ID 000000020262690X, PhD in Economics, senior research fellow, Odessa National Economic University, Odessa, Ukraine

Abstract: The article is devoted to the analysis of one of the main factors of the modern development of Ukraine – the scientific provision of the innovative character of the socio-economic development of Ukra ine. The main attention is paid to the analysis of scientific activity in the field of higher education..The system of higher education, along with the provision of a staffing component of the innovative economy, serves as a connecting link that combines education, science and production into a single whole..Organization of scientific work at the universities differs from the one at the academic and industry research organizations because the use and implementation of research results at universities takes place directly in the process of education and improvement of personnel training. This determines the specific problems of management and organization of research work in the higher education institutions..The article reveals the negative changes that have taken place in the scientific sector over the past 20 years. Analysis of development of the scientific sphere data, their comparison with the data of developed countries indicate that the main reason for reducing the amount of scientific research, the number of scientific institutions, the number of scientists was a decrease in the funding of science. The main attention is paid to the analysis of scientific activity in the field of higher education, which concentrates most of the country’s scientific potential. The organization of scientific work in institutions of higher education and the effectiveness of its management structures are researched. The main modern problems of the university science development are formulated, their content is disclosed and ways of overcoming the crisis phenomena in the scientific sector of higher education are formulated.

Key words: science, financing, scientific personnel, organization of scientific research, competitiveness

Received: 13/11/18

1st Revision: 03/01/19

Accepted: 24/02/19



Bell D. The coming of post-industrial society: A venture of social forecasting. N.Y.: Basic Books,1973, ISBN 0-465-01281-7
Porter M. E. Competitive Advantage: Creating and Sustaining Superior Performance.  New York: The Free Press, 1985 (2nd ed. New York: Free Press, 1998.  592 p. ISBN 978-0-684-84146-5)
Solow R. M. A Contribution to the Theory of Economic Growth // The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol.70, No.1. (Feb., 1956), pp. 65–94.
Balabanova L. V., Sardak O. V., 2011. Managing staff. K.: Center for Literature Study, p. 468.
Grinev A. B., 2004. Organizational and managerial management by scientific and further and rational development and development of projects: monographs. Kharkiv: VD “Inzhek”, p.156.
Heyets V., 2000. Unstable and economical: monograph. – K.: Institute for Economics and Forecast of the NAS of Ukraine, 300 p. ISBN 966-02-1586-X
Petrushina T., 2017. The state of science in Ukraine (according to domestic and foreign experts). Bulletin of the NationalAcademy of Sciences of Ukraine, vol. 11, pp. 66–80.
Malitsky B., 2016. Analysis of the development of Ukrainian science in the context of changes in state scientific policy. Science and science of science, vol. 3, pp. 3–17.
Scientific and innovative activity of Ukraine: state. save for 2017, K.: State Statistics Service of Ukraine, 141 p.
Piterskaya V., 2015. Project-oriented approach in the management of scientific activity in Ukraine. Bulletin of the Odessa National Maritime University, vol. 2 (44), pp. 186–195.
Kharlamova G., 2017. British model of higher education financing: lessons for Ukraine.Bulletin of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. Economy. vol. 5 (194). pp. 58-66. DOI:
Semenova E. D., Tarasova K.I., 2017.Establishment of the new digital world and issues of cyber-risks management.Marketing and Innovation Management , № 3, pp. 236-244. DOI: 10.21272/mmi.2017.3-22.
Korolova T., Podgorny A., 2014. Investigation of the factors of innovative activity in the field of science and education. Odessa: ONEU, pp. 43-46. Available at:
Varnaliy Z., Krasilnyk O., 2017. Optimization of financing of state higher educational institutions of Ukraine. Bulletin of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. Economy. vol. 5 (194). pp. 6-13. DOI:
Hesse S., 1995. A manual for higher education institutions. M.: “School Press”, 448 pp.
Korolova, T., Pavlova T., 2013. Financial support of innovative processes in the scientific sphere: problems and tendencies. Pereyaslav-Khmelnytsky: Higher educational institutions of Pereyaslav-Khmelnytsky State Pedagogical University named after Hryhoriy Skovoroda, pp. 25-29.
Podhorny A., Korolova T., 2017. On the optimization of the network of higher educational institutions in Ukraine. Economy of Ukraine, vol. 8, pp. 60–72. Available at:


  • pdf 203-46-53
    File size: 434 kB Downloads: 1091