Логотип ZDES

Nikita Basov

Head of Science/Scientific Manager of the Centre for German and European Studies

Senior Researcher, Faculty of Sociology, St. Petersburg State University 




 Research areas: 
  • Communication networks; co-evolution of knowledge and communication networks; communication networks management
  • Knowledge creation; semantic networks, collective intelligence; distributed cognition; emotional sources of knowledge; knowledge society; knowledge management; management of science
  • Innovation and creativity in system and network perspectives; open innovations; innovation landscapes and innovation systems; inter-organizational innovation networks; science, education and business integration with focus on innovations
  • Social self-organization; complex adaptive systems; cooperative social processes; group synergy; organizational and community evolution; non-linear and evolutionary management
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  • 2005–2009 St. Petersburg State University, PhD in Sociology (Kandidat Nauk), Dissertation title: Emergence and Development of Innovation in the Process of Social Systems Self-organization
  • 2000–2005 St. Petersburg State University, Specialist in Information Technologies for Sociology 
Work experience:
  • 2016– Senior Researcher, Faculty of Sociology, St. Petersburg State University
  • 2013– Head of Science/Scientific Manager of Centre for German and European Studies at St. Petersburg State University
  • 2009–2013 Postdoctoral Researcher, Faculty of Sociology, St. Petersburg State University
  • 2005–2009 Researcher, Resource Center for the Social Sciences and Humanities, Faculty of Sociology, St. Petersburg State University
  • 2007–2008 Head of Business Development Department, AG Business Consulting
  • 2006–2007 Marketing Manager, AG Business Consulting
Research projects:

Curriculum Vitae with publications