Experience in research management in the united kingdom universities: philosophical and analytical approach

Keywords: governance, research governance, research policy, research governance framework

Abstract

Understanding the need to strengthen the research component in the activities of domestic universities for the full integration of Ukraine into the European Higher Education Area and the European Research Area encourages the search for modern research management mechanisms. An analysis of the experience of research management in the universities of the United Kingdom - one of the leading countries of higher education in accordance with international ratings - suggests that an effective research management mechanism is research governance as part of a university governance system. Despite the fact that, according to European experts, university governance has a direct impact on the results of research to date in national educational science, there is still no holistic analysis of the mechanisms of research governance in the countries of higher education leaders in the domestic educational science. The purpose of the article is to identify trends in research management in universities based on the analysis of UK experience. To achieve this goal, methods of analysis, synthesis, comparison, systematization of scientific and Internet sources were used, which enabled to reveal the peculiarities of research management in the universities of the United Kingdom. The application of the generalization method made it possible to draw conclusions about the results of the study. The article substantiates the relevance of the modernization of research management systems in domestic universities. The experience of research management through the development and use of the framework for research governance in the United Kingdom universities has been analyzed. The composition and description of the elements of the framework of research governance are analyzed, their generalized characteristics are presented. Main features of the use of the framework for research governance in universities in the United Kingdom are characterized, a list of key documents and key actors (participants) of research governance is given.

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Author Biography

I. Drach, Institute of Higher Education of the National Academy of Educational Sciences of Ukraine

Doctor educational sciences, associate Professor

First Deputy Director of Institute of Higher Education of the National Academy of Educational Sciences of Ukraine

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2018-12-20
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Drach, I. (2018). Experience in research management in the united kingdom universities: philosophical and analytical approach. International Scientific Journal of Universities and Leadership, (1(5), 13-25. https://doi.org/10.31874/2520-6702-2018-5-1-13-25
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HIGHER EDUC. OF UA IN THE CONTEXT OF THE DEV. OF THE EU HIGHER EDUC. AREA