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> Publication of research results

Publication of research results

Publication of research results of scientific and technical activity is the most important indicator of USU promotion on the international market.

In 2015scientists of the university published 2234 scientific works (in 2014 2188), among them 734 articles published in the Russian scientific journals, including in the journals from the list of the State Commission for Academic Degrees and Titles are registered at the moment in the Russian index of scientific citation, 106 in the foreign journals indexed by Web of Science and Scopus and 57monographs.

In total at the end of 2015in the Russian index of scientific citation 10672 articles of USU teachers and staff members of them for the last five years 5979 articles have been registered.

The publications indexed in the international indexes of scientific citing Web of Science and Scopus become more significant. By number of publications, indexed in the international base of scientific citing Scopus, Ulyanovsk State University is in the lead among higher education institutions of Ulyanovsk. In total, for the end of 2015in the Scopus system 1198 articles of USU teachers and staff members, 334articles of USTU staff members and 6articles USPU were registered. In Web of Science for the end of 20151399 articles of USU scientists were registered.

In the scientific periodical press indexed by Web of Science in 2015USU scientists published 79 scientific works, in the scientific periodical press indexed by Scopus 72articles. Because of the delay of information in bases of citing full data for 2015can be available in the first half of the year 2016, according to the available data on works of scientists of university in the corresponding editions it is possible to expect the number of articles indexed in Web of Science and Scopus at the level of 110-115 articles.

In December 2015on the platform Web of Science the Russian Science Citation Index was placed. Russian Science Citation Index is the joint project of Thomson Reuters company and scientific library eLibrary.ru. Within this project articles from 652Russian journals selected from the collection of the RSCI were placed on the Web of Science platform. RSCI is a separate database, not included in the database of Web of Science Core Collection, however it is totally integrated with the search engine of WoS that has a world-wide publicity. This will increase accessibility of Russian journals on the international scientific arena and Russian researches will be provided on it along with studies of other countries. At present on the WoS platform 160 works of USU scientists have been placed. In 2015−16, 2014 31, 2013- 87, 2012- 89, 2011- 75. Now 1538 articles of USU scientists have been placed on the WoS platform, of them 1399 in Web of Science Core Collection and 160articles in RSCI.

A key indicator for an efficiency assessment of organizations' scientific activity is the citation of scientific works of the institution staff in the Russian and international scientific space. The number of work citations of the university scientists registered in the Russian Science Citation Index was 1052 in 2015.

Citation Index (Hirsh's index) of Ulyanovsk State University according to the system of Russian Science Citation Index in 2015 262(in 2014 22in 2013 20, in 2008 12 points). For comparison theHirshindex made for USTU for the end of 2014is 18. Citation index (Hirsh's index) of Ulyanovsk State University according to the system of Web of Science in 2015 21(in 2014−18, in 2013 17).

Conferences. Exhibitions

In reporting year 2015USU research teams held more than 17conferences, 7international, 5All-Russian and regional. Of all the held scientific and practical events 1got support from the Russian Federal Property Fund and RSSF. Other conferences and seminars of the international, All-Russian and regional rank were carried out at the expense of own and raised funds.

Research results publication in 2016

List of USU rsearchers' articles in the scientific citing system Web of Science and Scopus in 2015