RAS offers to return to graduate school the status of the scientific activities

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Russian Academy of Sciences offers to return to graduate school the status of the scientific activities, writing for this in the law on science and abolishing its definition of third level education, told reporters the acting President of the Russian Academy of Sciences Valery Kozlov.

«Our proposals are to step-by-step postgraduate education degree to become a scientific activity and to it all in the end is more naturally carried over into the law of science, where before graduate school was registered as a function of scientific activity», — said Kozlov.

«Right now on a new version of the law on science is a work, including in the State Duma», — he added.

Earlier, at a joint meeting of the Presidium of RAS and of the Council of Russian rectors Union Minister of education and science Olga Vasilyeva said that the Ministry proposes to return to compulsory protection of theses for graduate students in 2017.

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