Business programme

Performance Criteria for Research: Legal Challenges and Prospects

Congress Centre, conference hall B4
People and Law
The new geopolitical landscape is impacting international cooperation in science and education. The government has set the objective of reforming how scientific work is appraised in light of recent sanctions, with the aim of encouraging innovation-led economic growth. The establishment of a national scientometric system is central to this, as efforts are made to improve legal regulation in the field of science.
• Changing approaches to scientometrics, including statistics relating to numbers of publications, digitalizing the big data system, and recording scientific results which will be used to support innovation-led socioeconomic development.
• Developing assessment criteria for scientific work, with the aim of coming up with rapid responses and supporting long-term development, including with regard to legal support for grants and other forms of competitive support.
• Development prospects for areas related to outcomes of scientific work, including number of publications, improving academic citation databases, and developing a federal programme to support leading Russian scientific journals.


Oleg Belyavsky
Director, Russian Foundation for Basic Research


Vladislav Arkhipov
Head of the Department of Theory and History of State and Law, St. Petersburg State University
Sergey Kabyshev
Chairman of the Committee of the State Duma of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation on Science and Higher Education
Igor Matskevich
Professor of the Department of Criminal Law and Criminology, Lomonosov Moscow State University
Peter Serkov
First Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Court of the Russian Federation
Elvin Teimurov
Director, Higher School of Law of Moscow State Law University named after O.E. Kutafin
Wei Yang
Professor, Associate Dean of Basic Medical College of the Department of School of Medicine, Zhejiang University (online)