Research foci of Vologda State University

Department/faculty Research foci
1. Institute of Mathematics, Natural and Computer Sciences
Mathematics Qualitative and analytical theory of differential equations (fundamental research)
Improving the quality of mathematics education at school and university (applied research)
Functional analysis and its applications
Physics Study of interaction of complex electrodynamic systems
Scientific and methodological foundations of the research activities of a Physics teacher
Biology and Ecology Biological diversity of terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems
Sociobiological basis of human ecology
Computer Science and Information Technology Models and methods for constructing neuro-fuzzy intelligent agents in information and telecommunication systems
Digital environment as a condition for modeling of the educational trajectory of students
Applied Mathematics Research of complex Markov (stochastic) systems
Biomedical technology Development of algorithms for constructing a predictive model of the conditions of the human cardiovascular system
The study of fluorescence spectra of bioactive preparations by laser spectroscopy
Automation and computing Intellectual Systems of Decision-making Support
Geography Regional geographical research
Scientific and methodological support of the modernization of geographical education
Geo-information technologies: the use of Geo-information technologies in natural and humanitarian studies
Geo-ecology and environmental management The anthropogenic influence on the ecology of urban environment
Chemistry Environmental Chemistry. Ecological safety and solution of environmental problems
2. Institute of History and Philology
Literature The Word and the Text in the cultural context of the current epoch (in collaboration with the Department of the Russian language, Journalism, and the Theory of Communication)
National History Russian regions in the history of the country
World History and Socio-economic Disciplines Social processes in pre-industrial and industrial society at the stage of transformation
Government policy on the formation of the middle class using the Vologda Oblast as an example
The English, German, and French languages Nominative and discursive strategies in a foreign language text
Linguodidactic fundamentals of teaching foreign languages at school and university
The Russian language, Journalism, and Theory of Communication Russian regional picture of the world and linguistic means of its expression
Functional and communicative linguistics: theory and methodology of research
The Word and the Text in the cultural context of the current epoch (in collaboration with the department of Literature)
3. Institute of Culture and Tourism
Philosophy Social transformations during the fourth industrial revolution and the digital economy
Theory of Music, History of Music and Musical Instruments Musical culture of the Vologda Oblast of the academic and folk tradition
Personal and professional formation of a teacher of music in the educational environment of the university
Theory of Culture, Cultural History and Ethnology Northern Russia in the context of national culture: historical challenges and present times
Tourism and Hospitality Current issues of tourism and hospitality
Linguistics and Inter-cultural Communication Development of e-learning technologies – educational and training platform DeutschHQ in collaboration with the Institute of Foreign Languages of North Rhine-Westphalia at Ruhr University (Bochum, Germany)
Image of the world in the lexical and grammatical semantics of the English and German languages
4. Institute of Mechanical Engineering, Energy, and Transportation
Vehicles and Automobile Industry Efficiency of the automobile transportation
Environmental safety and environmental friendliness of vehicles
Control and Computing Systems Analysis of  energy efficiency of industrial mechanisms
Systems of lightning protection, grounding and electromagnetic compatibility at power supply facilities
Engineering Technology Theoretical and technological foundations for integrating small businesses of engineering industry in the digital economy
Research and implementation of digital technologies in engineering and machine-building production
Electrical Equipment Efficiency of electrical equipment in power supply systems
5. Institute of Civil Engineering and Construction
Industrial and Civil Engineering Creating a comfortable sound environment in buildings and residential areas
Reliability of building structures
Research of the immovable cultural and historical heritage of the Vologda region
Heat, Gas Supply and Ventilation Energy efficiency of engineering systems, heat engineering equipment and devices
Automobile roads Development of innovative technologies and composite materials for the reconstruction and repair of automobile roads
Development of innovative solutions for frost resistance of road structures
Urban Cadaster and Geodesy Development of methods for automated interpretation of aerial photographs
Geospatial support of urban planning, cadastral, cartographic land management and  land surveying
Architecture and Urban Planning Renovation of depressed urban areas, development of residential and public areas
Post-industrial models in residential construction
Water supply and sewerage Processing of technogenic industrial and consumption wastes
Improving the efficiency of water supply and sewerage systems
6. Institute of Management, Economics, and Law
Regional Economy Research of the features of regional economic relations
Economic security of social and production systems
Finance and Banking Spatial development of the region during the transition to a new technological structure: research and implementation
Innovation Management and Production Organization Development of a digital infrastructure platform for capitalization of the resources of territories and economic systems of municipalities
Management of innovations and investment projects at industrial enterprises in terms of digital economy
Management Management of socio-economic systems during the transition to digital economy
Development of a model for assessing the quality of students’ education in the university
Criminal Law Differentiation and individualization of criminal penalty, appointment and enforcement of punishment
Corruption counteraction
State and Civil Law Legal foundations of government and municipal authorities
Legal basis for cooperation between the government, business and society
7. Institute of Pedagogics, Psychology, and Physical Education
Department of Psychology and Pedagogy Psychological and pedagogical support of educational process participants
Social Work and Social Pedagogics Social welfare of people as a condition for overcoming social exclusion
Development of personal and environmental resources as the means of social inclusion
Theory of Physical Education and Sports Personal development of people with special health needs in terms of sports activities
Traditional and innovative approach to the development of physical abilities
Physical education Social inclusion by means of physical training and sports