Elsevier Announces Winners of 2016 Ukrainian Scopus Awards

Kiev, May 23, 2016

Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, has announced the winners of the 2016 Scopus Awards Ukraine. The ceremony was held during the Ukrainian Science Day on May 20.

The Ukrainian Scopus Awards, organized this year for the first time, aim to foster Ukrainian research excellence and collaboration. The winners were selected by the Ministry of Education and Science. Their assessment was based on publication and citation data drawn from Elsevier's Scopus, the largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature. The awards recognize the contributions made by the Ukrainian research community to the global scientific landscape, early-career Ukrainian researchers, and scientific collaboration within research groups. Two further awards acknowledge consistency in research performance demonstrated by a local academic journal and research institution.

The award winners are:

  • Volodymyr Lushchak, Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University
  • Leonid Levchuk, National Science Center, Kharkov Institute of Physics and Technology
  • Boris Minaev, Cherkasy Bohdan Khmelnytsky National University
  • Olha Brovarets, Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics of National Academy of Science of Ukraine (NASU)
  • Dmytro Hovorun, Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics, NASU
  • Yury Ushenko, Chernivtsi National University
  • Pavlo Mikhailyuk, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv
  • Anna Morozovska, Institute of Physics, NASU

The institutional award was presented to:

  • Kyiv National Taras Shevchenko University

The journal award was presented to:

  • Eksperimentalnaya Onkologiya

Ms. Liliya Hrynevych, Ukrainian Minister of Science and Education, commented: "We encourage our scientists, because with their research they make contribution to the future of our country and all mankind. The science of today is the technology of tomorrow. We support researchers in their strive for publishing in international scientific journals and making the results of the Ukrainian science visible on a global level”.

Dr. Michiel Kolman, Elsevier’s Senior Vice President for Global Academic Relations who presented the awards, said: “We are proud to be here at the Ukrainian Science Day and present the awards to the best researchers and institutions. With our top-quality content and analytical tools we support the Ukrainian research community, the international collaboration of Ukrainian authors and the growth and development of the country’s research.”

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