February 25, 2015
Strategic Research Institute, as a scientific research organization within the Department of Defense Policy of the Republic of Serbia has fulfilled all the requirements and academic standards for accreditation as a research institute in the fields of social sciences and humanities.
Committee on Accreditation of research organization, as the competent body of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, made a positive review on the accreditation of the Institute for Strategic Research in February 2015.
The decision on accreditation is a result of long-lasting efforts of members of the Institute to fullfill the academic standards of the Republic of Serbia for institutional engagement in scientific activities. Thanks to the Accreditation, a defense system receives academic verified capacity to develop scientific activities in the field social sciences and humanities in the Serbian Army and the Ministry of Defence.
Despite the modest size of organization, the Institute is able to provide qualified staff made of ten researchers with scientific and educational titles and five researchers in the research profession, which was necessary for the accreditation process. The Institute has created the prerequisit for cooperation with other scientific institutions in the country, participation in projects of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development, and above all – creating the conditions for better scientific support to the specific needs of the defense system of the Republic of Serbia.
February 06, 2015
Leadership Course was organized by the Department for the development of psychological activities of Human Resource Sector, on 6 February 2015. Certificates were awarded to participants of course “The development of leadership skills”, who successfully finished training from September to December 2014.
Strategic Research Institute was represented by Lieutenant Colonel Mr Svetlana Janković, chief of the Group for Operational Planning and major Milovan Subotić, project manager in the Department of strategic analysis and security integration.
February 05, 2015
Strategic Research Institute realized the annual analysis of the Institute and Military Archives for the year 2014. Analysis was attended by representatives of the Policy Defence Sector: Major General Sladjan Djordjevic, Head of Organization Department, Brigadier General Slobodan Joksimovic, Head of the Strategic Planning Department, Colonel Konjikovac Milan, Head of the International Military Cooperation Department, and Major Dalibor Petrović, Acting Head of the Division of scientific and inventive activity in Strategic Planning Department.
Director of the Institute, Jovanka Šaranović PhD, informed the guests about the organization of work and the most important results achieved in 2014. Afterwards, the heads of departments and Director of the Military Archives presented achieved results and activities implemented with special emphasis on the implementation of research projects, international cooperation, reception archives from institutions and units and the degree of implementation of the accreditation process.
The director took the opportunity to convey information obtained by the Accreditation Commission of the Ministry of Education, Science and Technological Development that the Strategic Research Institute is accredited as a military scientific research institution, which finally completed the request of the Minister of Defence set to all scientific institutions in Ministry of Defence.
The analysis pointed to key problems in the implementation of the tasks of functional competence in 2014, and in the conclusion main tasks for 2015 has been defined.