Scientific and methodological workshop of the Faculty of Geology, Geography, Recreation and Tourism on the topic: "Human Geography of The XXI Century: Features Of Research And Their Realization (Foreign Experience And Domestic Realities)" was held at the Department of Human Geography and Regional Studies on December 17, 2018.
The workshop discussed the following issues:
- modern challenges to geographic science in general and human-geographical – in particular;
- new scientific directions for joint interdisciplinary researches, search of possibilities of their financing at the regional, national and international levels;
- requirements for publications, including those included in the Scopus and Web of Science science-based databases;
- requirements for scientific publication on the basis of a specific study;
- Ethics and integrity of the scientist – the basis of qualitative research and its publication;
- from the experience of the department's participation in international conferences (39th Asia Conference on Remote Sensing (ACRS), October 14-19, 2018 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, at the 32nd International Conference of the International Business Information Management Association (IBIMA), November 15-18, 2018 in Seville, Spain).
These issues were highlighted, based on the experience of international cooperation of the the Department of Human Geography and Regional Studies over the last three years, in particular with the Universities of Girona (Spain), Oradea (Romania), Tallinn University (Estonia).
The issues of practical direction of modern human-geographical research were considered on the example of participation in the international research project "Ukrainian geopolitical fault-lines cities: urban identities, geopolitics and urban policy" funded by The Research Council of Norway jointly with the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Institute of Geography of NAS of Ukraine, I. I. Mechnikov Odessa National University and the University of Oslo (Norway). The curators of the project: from V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University – D.Sc. in Geography, prof. Liudmyla Niemets, Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv – D.Sc. in Geography, prof. Kostyantyn Mezentsev, Institute of Geography of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine – D.Sc. in Geography, prof. Hryhorii Pidhrushnyi, I. I. Mechnikov Odessa National University – D.Sc. in Geography, prof. Viktoriia Yavorska.
The seminar was attended by the staff of the faculty, including the dean, heads of departments, professors, associate professors, faculty lecturers. The topics and issues of the seminar aroused lively interest, prompted the discussion.