Nikita Basov

Scientific Manager of Centre for German and European Studies (St. Petersburg State University - University of Bielefeld)

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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10/2005 - 04/2009 St. Petersburg State University, PhD in Sociology (Kandidat Nauk)

Dissertation title: Emergence and Development of Innovation in the Process of Social Systems Self

09/2000 - 06/2005 St. Petersburg State University, Specialist in Information Technologies for Sociology 

Work experience:

01/2016  Senior Researcher, Faculty of Sociology, St. Petersburg State University

01/2013  Scientific Manager of Centre for German and European Studies at St. Petersburg State University

04/2009 - 12/2013 Postdoctoral Researcher, Faculty of Sociology, St. Petersburg State University

10/2005 - 04/2009 Researcher, Resource Center for the Social Sciences and Humanities, Faculty of Sociology, St. Petersburg State University

12/2007 - 12/2008 Head of Business Development Department, AG Business Consulting

05/2006 - 12/2007 Marketing Manager, AG Business Consulting

Research projects:

01/2014 - 12/2017  ‘Co-evolution of Knowledge and Communication Networks: Structural Dynamics of Creative Collectives in European Cultural Capitals’.

12/2011 - 10/2012 Effective Intellectual Networks for Integration of Science, Business, and Education: Comparing University of Algarve and St. Petersburg State University Cases

04/2011 - 12/2012 Communication Practices of Knowledge Creation in the Present-Day Urban Social SpaceSt. Petersburg State University (Government of the Russian Federation)

01/2011 - 12/2013 Network Structures of Science: Knowledge Creation in the Intellectual Landscape

01/2009 - 12/2010 Integration Complex ‘Science, Education, Business’: Comparative Effectiveness of the Organization and Management Models Ministry of Science and Education of the Russian Federation

01/2005 – 12/2008 Social Communication and Social Innovation in the Knowledge Society



2016 - current: University of Quebec at Montreal. Department of Social and Public Communication, Associated Professor

2011 - current: Dublin Institute of Technology. Knowledge, Innovation and Strategy Research Group, Associate member


Curriculum Vitae with publications