Danylo Zabolotny Activity as a Chief of the All-Ukrainian Academy of Sciences (AUAS)

2018 Vіsnik HNU іmenі V. N. Karazіna. Serіâ Іstorіâ Ukraїni. Ukraїnoznavstvo: іstoričnі ta fіlosofs'kі nauki  
The article deals with the activities of the outstanding domestic epidemiologist D. Zabolotny as a president of the All-Ukrainian Academy of Sciences. He headed this institution only for a year and a half, but during this time a new edition of its charter was developed and adopted. Despite the illness, the head of the Academy of Sciences constantly carried out field visits that helped to determine the list of the most urgent problems and deal with them in the AUAS. The opening of the Institute
more » ... f Microbiology and Virology at the Academy in the summer of 1928 was a significant achievement of the scientist. D. Zabolotny personally supervised the staffing policy, involving young scientists to work at the Academy.This contributed to the emergence of scientific schools. Thanks to his efforts, the material and technical base of the AUAS and its provision with scientific literature have been significantly improved. The conclusion was drawn that the importance of D. Zabolotny's activity as a chief of the All-Ukrainian Academy of Sciences was primarily in the great organizational work aimed at establishing a close connection between theory and practice, the compliance of scientific knowledge with demands of the times.
doi:10.26565/2227-6505-2018-27-09 fatcat:hl33i24swnb2rhy4pkm5y5ym3m