MEETING AT VIAM: HOW TO IMPROVE DISSERTATION COUNCILS?
On March 2, 2015, the second meeting of the working group for improvement of the state system of certification of scientific and research-educational personnel in the field of engineering sciences took place at the All-Russian scientific-research institute of aviation materials. Academician of RAS Evgeny N. Kablov, head of the working group, Director General of VIAM, held meeting.
A number of recommendations and offers on improvement of the state system of certification of scientific and research-educational personnel, which will be sent soon to the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, was considered and analyzed during the meeting.
According to the order of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, the working group has to develop recommendations and to offer requirements to candidates in the members of dissertation councils (intended for consideration of theses for degrees of candidate of science and doctor of science), to expert councils of Higher Attestation Commission (VAK) and organizations, where dissertation councils have been created.
It should be noted that the first meeting of the working group took place at VIAM on February 11, 2015.