Scientific work is an important part of the activities in Kaluga State Unuversity named after K.E. Tsiolkovski. It helps the staff to get an essential qualification level, it allows to use innovative technologies in the educational process, it also forms the students` professional competence and makes them interested in the educational process and in the use of their skills in their future career.
The main task of our scholars` research is to develop the top-priority areas in the research activities in accordance with the Strategy of scientific and technological development of the Russian Federation and with the Strategy of social and economic development of Kaluga region till 2030.
The University realizes fundamental and applied research. The top-priority Kaluga State Unuversity named after K.E. Tsiolkovski research areas are as follows:
The university teachers do research within the state task of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation; within projects supported by the Fund of presidential grants, the Russian Foundation for Fundamental Research, Russian Science Fund; on orders from the regional Ministries.
A high level of our teachers` research activities has given birth to the following scientific schools:
Scientific school in Ecology “Microbiology and Biotechnology” by professor I. N. Lykov;
Scientific school in Mathematics “Development and study of the informative capabilities of mathematical modeling methods in research” by professor S.M. Adolfovich;
Scientific school in Lexicology of the Russian language “Semantics and pragmatics of language units” by professor O.P. Yermakova and professor A.N. Yeremin;
Scientific school “Methods of teaching humanities in higher school” by professor E.I. Khachikyan;
Scientific school in Literary theory and Study “Theoretical and methodological aspects of modern literary studies” by professor I.A. Kargashin;
Scientific school in Linguistics “Kaluga Linguo-argumentology school” by professor L.G. Vasiliyev;
Scientific school “Theory, History and Modern Trends of Studying Germanic Languages” by Ph.D. in Philology Zh.I. Rudakova;
Scientific school in Legal Psychology “Professional competence of a legal psychologist” by professor V.F. Yengalychev;
Scientific school in Psychology of educational development “Theoretical and practical aspects of applying the concept of subject-selective thinking” by professor E.I. Gorbacheva;
Scientific school in Psychology “Professional socialization of a personality” by professor I.P. Krasnoshchechenko.
The university teachers demonstrate the results of their research by participating at different scientific events in the Russian Federation, and the near and far-abroad countries (congresses, conventions, forums, research and practice conferences, etc.), publishing scientific articles, monographies, text-books, study guides, etc. in RSCI, Higher Degree Commission journals and in such international data bases as Web of Science and Scopus.
The University scientists` research has also a practical value. Every year the university staff gets about 10 patents and certifications, make discoveries, in particular, in the field of Biology. The results of Applied Scientific Research are reflected in delivering lectures, conducting laboratory and practical classes, in the process of course work and graduate research. They help to establish new programmes and specializations.
Some university events are becoming traditional. For example, international research-applyed conference “Topical issues of forensic psychological examination and comprehensive examination with the participation of a psychologist”, Russian Open Pedagogical Forum “The dialogue of ideas in education: traditions and a look into the future”, Kaluga University readings, etc. All these events give a chance to demonstrate the results of the teaching staff and the students` scientific work in Tsiolkovski Kaluga State University in the form of projects which are made in accordance with the Strategy of socio-economic development of the region and the Strategy of scientific and technological development of the Russian Federation.