The European Association of Science Editors (EASE) is an international community of individuals and associations from diverse backgrounds, linguistic traditions and professional experiences in science communication and editing.

Ukrainian Regional Chapter

About

On 2 February 2021, the Ukrainian Regional Chapter of the European Association of Science Editors (URC EASE) was successfully founded, represented by the chair, prof. Iryna Izarova and vice-chair, prof. Maryna Zhenchenko. 

The members of the URC EASE are academics, managing editors, editors-in-chief who are seeking to discover more about scholar publishing, publishing ethics and standards, share the best practices and discuss the most current topical issues for further development. 

Aims and Objectives

The main aim and objectives of the URC EASE correspond with the EASE mission, in particular, are linked to the improvement of the global standard and quality of science editing by promoting the value of science editors and supporting professional development, research, and collaboration with Ukrainian editors community. The URC EASE will specifically contribute to translating the most useful EASE documents and to organising events for the Ukrainian audience.

Ukrainian region chapter unites scientists, representatives of editorial boards from different fields of science, practitioners and early carriers scientist who is interested in scientific publication and visibility of the results of the research in the international scientific community.

The task of the Ukrainian chapter of EASE is to realise the systematic and focused activities such as:

  • Forming the information field of the editorial activity, journal management, academic and research integrity, ethical policy,  editing policy, reviewing process etc
  • Increasing accessibility and transparency of information in Ukrainian
  • Conducting a workshop/conference and other events with scientists in order to discuss problems and barriers of successful integration
  • The information campaign about EASE in Ukraine
  • Provide informational events, training, summer school, a conference for publishers, managing editors, publishing editors and academic editors responsible for managing editorial boards, either directly (as chair) or indirectly, authors, young scientist, practitioners, publisher
  • Consult journal about longer-term strategies for developing their organization’s journals – including plans and proposals to develop existing titles and for acquisitions and new launches
  • Education and informational activities for authors. 

Planned activities in 2021

The founding meeting of the URC EASE members with the participation of EASE representative, Dr Jadranka Stojanovski (10 February 2021)

Webinar 1. The mission of scholar publishing, publishing ethics and standards (March 2021)

Webinar 2. How to prepare a good article or review? Using the requirements for authors and reviewers (April 2021)

Webinar 3. How to manage a scholar journal? (May 2021)

The next round of the webinars will be held in September and October 2021. 

Participation in the 15th EASE Conference, June 2021.

Translation of Ukrainian EASE Guidelines and toolkits (COMING SOON!) 

Maintain the communication channels in FB and via web sites of EASE and EUA, EELRC.

Contacts

Chair 

Iryna Izarova
Professor at the Law School of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, PhD in Law, Editor-in-Chief of Access to Justice in Eastern Europe Journal
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1909-7020
EASE Member (2021)
mailto:irina.izarova@knu.ua  

Vice-Chair

Maryna Zhenchenko
Professor of the Department of Publishing and Editing Institute of Journalism of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, PhD in Social Communications. Vice President of the Ukrainian Editors’ Association
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7130-4509
EASE Member (2021)
mizhenchenko@knu.ua

Members

Yaroslava Prykhoda
Associate Professor of the Department of Publishing and Editing Institute of Journalism of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, PhD in Philology. President of the Ukrainian Editors’ Association
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1779-9539
EASE Member (2021)
yaraprykhoda@gmail.com

Yurii Prytyka
Head of Civil Procedure Department at the Law School of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, PhD in Law. Editor-in-Chief of the ‘Bulletin of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. Legal Studies’ 
EASE member (2021)
prytykau@gmail.com

Anton S. Nanavov 
Vice-Director for Scientific and Pedagogical Work, PhD in Economics, Associate Professor at the Institute of International Relations of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. Executive Editor of the journal ‘ACTUAL PROBLEMS OF INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS’
ananavov@ukr.net

Yulia Baklazhenko
MA in Translation, Associate Professor at the National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kyiv Polytechnic Institute”, PhD in Pedagogy, managing editor Access to Justice in Eastern Europe Journal, UEA Member (2021) and EASE member (2021)
iulia.pavlovska@gmail.com 

Olena Boryslavska
Professor of the Constitutional Law, Department, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, PhD in Law, Co-editor-in-Chief of ‘Ukrainian Journal of Constitutional Law’ 
EASE Member (2021)
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8338-0966
olenabor@gmail.com 

Iryna Sakharuk
Associate Professor at the Law School of the Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, PhD in Law, Executive Editor-in-Chief of the ‘Bulletin of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. Legal Studies’ 
EASE Member (2021)
sakharuk.ira@gmail.com 

Serhij Kravtsov
PhD, Assoc Prof of the Civil Procedure Department of the Yaroslav Mudryi National Law University, managing editor Access to Justice in Eastern Europe Journal
Kravtsov_serg@ukr.net