«Those are my friends-scientists who remained in Belarus, are not engaged in science

On the prospects of young people in science, I asked Alexander Voytovych, former head of the Academy of Belarus.
In response, he said such a sketch of life:
"Employee my lab in the summer went on sugar — the wife asked. Sahara was necessary a lot, because he was sent to the back room — to go and fill the bag not to meddle with the abundance of bags.
He was talking with a lady, then strew sugar. And I knows: "Can you imagine? She working in padsobtsy store earns more than me, a senior researcher, Candidate of Sciences" Well, as a criteria such youth will go into science? "
I asked the personnel department of the Academy — is there a lack of young professionals? One employee said:
"The statement that the Academy is aging or younger — this is not serious and shallow. Necessary to understand the topic as it should."
Nobody will understand young scholars in the subject better than those who have been in their skin.
My companion — the last graduate student laboratory laser physics Gleb Roubanov. Another few years ago he believed that science — a matter of life. But now he is working programmer. After it became clear: live from science unreal.
Gleb enrolled in graduate school in 2001 — then the Academy appointed to manage Misha Myasnikovich.
"When appointed Myasnikovich immediately changed course — has become a major applied science that can contribute to the development of the national economy. All other projects — fidget as you wish, idea is to find funds as you wish …" — says Rubanov.
On the I Congress of Belarusian scientists Myasnikovich claimed that fewer young professionals leave Belarus. Allegedly, the problem of outflow from the country of the mind is not as prevalent as before.
Alexander Wojtowicz explains:
"Just the western market is already saturated. After the collapse of Russian Union of our scientists were very need in the West. Uniformly they occupied niches available there and at the moment the need for them is not as sharp. "
Gleb Roubanov says that of his fellow students in science almost no one remained:
"Ordinary wages were only in laboratories who found Western partner for themselves. But the fate of these scientists is obvious — at some point, people working on grants, received an invitation to work in Germany, India and so on.
Now I can say that from those people, with whom I studied at the Faculty of Physics, Baku State University, more than half are not in Belarus — live in Indiiv, Germany, Australia, Canada, but not in Belarus. And there work in the profession. Those in Belarus, are not engaged in science. "
Prospects of young people in the Belarusian science can find specific figures.
Alexander says Wojtowicz:
"I received this month 808 thousand rubles with a tail. This included gain seniority 116 thousand and even some increase 256 thousand from the institute. So here, without the last 552 thousand gain goes. And this wage control laboratory.
PhD receive 6 baselines — 180 thousand rubles for his doctorate. That count, 550, and 180, 730 together receive regular head of the laboratory with experience, if he did not add a gain from the institution — and this increase has now, gone tomorrow. "
Besides real prospects, and must take into account the moral side prepyadstviya continues Alexander Wojtowicz:
"Graduate student did the same thing for students — they sign a contract if a graduate student, after closure must complete two years there, where they otpravlyut.
What this young man? Junior researcher in general gets a minuscule — 300 thousand without any allowances. That in addition to the same should go where it is not clear? As land?
And I look at our institute — massively guys go out of graduate school. You can not solve the staffing issue, until science become prestigious. And now she is undervalued. "
What in fact is behind the declared at the congress fact Tipo outflow of young cadres suspended? Indeed, if, prior to 2003, the Academy accepted once a year about hundreds of people, in the past year, almost three, the number of candidates up to 39 years for the last five years has increased by 20 percent. But the truth is that the average generation of scientists from 40 to 49 years decreased by a third part. But scientists with extensive experience …
According to the Institute of Sociology of NAS of Belarus, 41 percent of respondents rated candidates municipal youth policy in the sphere of science as "low". Or such fact. Last year, the academy worked only one PhD at the age of 39 years (previously 5-6), and under the age of 49 years for the last 5 years, medical science has become almost twice as less.
Half wishing to travel abroad scholars, according to surveys, managed by Prof. interests. Next comes the lowest social and real assessment of the scientific work, every third does not see the ability to provide a decent life for themselves at home. Noteworthy that most of the temporary migration outside the targeted young researchers under the age of 30 years.
Since the Congress navkovtsav redress mechanism in this direction was not developed, the experts predict subsequent mental emigration. Wait, what really Belarus will reverse the trend of scientific donation, as it happened in China, is not necessary. Especially since, when the EU Commission approved the idea of the so-called "blue card". Brussels proposed European capitals increment quota for highly spetsylistav from outside the Union — to give them the rights that virtually equate the same intellectual elite with local scientists.

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