14.02.2012 [News]

Uzbek Cabinet of Ministers adopts arrangements on the optimization of the structure of the Academy of Sciences

With the aim of increasing the effectiveness of the activity of scientific organizations in compliance with modern requirements, the development of scientific potential of Higher Educational Institutes of the country and enhancement of science and production integration in accordance with  the Governmental Decree, some scientific organizations of the Academy of Sciences will be liquidated and some of them will be reorganized.

The liquidated institutes include the Samarkand Regional Department of the Academy of Sciences and the Scientific Research Institute “Algoritm – Engineering”.

Also liquidated will be the Andijan-NAmangan Cientific Centre, the Bukhara and Fergana Scientific Centre, and the South Regional Scientific Centre. Their properties and projects will be given to Andijan, Bukhara, Karshi and Fergana State universities.

Projects and properties of the Institute of Philosophy and Laws will be given to the National University (philosophy block) and to theTashkent State Legal Institute (law block).

Besides, the Institute of Heat Physics is liquidated and its properties and projects will be given to the reorganized Institute of Ion-Plasmous and Laser Technologies. The Institute of Biochemistry and Institute of Physiology and Biophysics are being liquidated, too. Their properties and projects will be given to the Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry.

The Institute of Electronics will be reorganized  and – in compliance with the decree – will be amended to the Institute of Ion-Plasmous and Laser Technologies and Scientific Productive Association “Akadempribor” to the specialized constructive-technological bureau under this institute.

In the basis of the of the Institute of Zoology and Scientific Productive Center “Botanika” (including the Karakalpak branch) is the creating Institute of Genofond of plant and animal world.

The Samarkand Complex Scientific Research Institute of Regional Problems will be reorganized to The Problems Laboratory on Ecology Issues at Samarkand State University.

The Institute of Water problems will join the Scientific Productive Organization Central Asian Scientific Research Institute of Irrigation and in the basis of these two Institutes the Scientific Research Institute of Irrigation and Water Problems under Tashkent Institue of Irrigation and Melioration will be created.

The Scientific Research Institute of Mathematics and Information Technologies will be divided into two blocks, in the basis of which The Institute of Mathematics under National University and Center for the Development of Program Products and Hardware Complexes under Tashkent University of Information Technologies will open.

The Institute of Bioecology, the Complex Institute of Natural Sciences, and the Institue of Social-Economic Problems of the Karakalpak Regional Department of the Academy of Sciences will be merged to create the Karakalpak Scientific-Research Institute of Natural Sciences.

The Institute of History, Archeology and Ethnography and The Institute of Language and Literature of the Karakalpak Branch of the Academy of Sciences will join with the Karakalpak Scientific-Research Institute of Humanities.

As it is noted in the document these changes will promote the enhancement of activity effectiveness of scientific organizations in compliance with modern requirements, development of scientific potential of the Higher Education Institues of the country and strenghening of science and production integration.

As foreseen in the Decree a Working Group in the lead of vice-prime minister Abdulla Aripov was created, to implement measures of optimization and to increase the activity of the scientific institutes of the Academy of Sciences.

This working group will focus on the concentration of scientific research by setting thematic priorities on the social-economic development of the country with the aim to define concrete measures and practical directions to increase the results.

Source:  http://news.olam.uz/nauka/7573.html provided by Dudona Komilova, IUCP-T