Science

Scientific Achievements

Petrozavodsk State University is one of the leading research centers in the European North of Russia. The university implements its Strategic Development Program and successfully builds scientific capabilities and strengthens the leading positions in this sphere.

The scientists of the university conduct research in the priority and promising areas of science, engineering and technologies, combined into educational, scientific and innovation clusters. The university has 65 laboratories, 30 centers, and 8 research institutes. The scientific infrastructure is constantly upgraded; the experimental and laboratory facilities are renovated, thereby enabling to conduct research at the highest level.  Recently, the university has opened the Institute of High Biomedical Technologies, Nanocenter, the Laboratory of Applied Geophysics, the Laboratory of Biologically Active Natural and Synthetic Organic Compounds and other facilities.

Research and development projects annually receive financing of over 280 million rubles. The university implements research projects in the framework of the Federal Target Program “Research and Development in the Priority Directions of Development of the Science and Technology Sector of Russia for 2014-2020”, the state assignments in research of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation, the state programs for the engagement of the leading foreign scientists and the development of cooperation between universities and industrial enterprises. Every year many scientists of the university win the grants of Russian Foundation of Fundamental Research and Russian Foundation for Humanities.

The continuous hard and extensive research work results in high number of scientific publications. Annually the scientists of PetrSU publish more than 80 monographs, around 150 textbooks and study guides, around 700 articles in peer-reviewed journals, 25% of these articles are published in scientific citation indexing databases Web of Science and Scopus. PetrSU academic journals are actively developing too; the university publishes two series of Petrozavodsk State University Bulletin and 11 electronic journals.  

The key element and the crucial component of achievement and holding the leading positions in science are of course the researchers of PetrSU. 66% of academic staff of the university have academic degrees. PetrSU trains highly qualified academic and teaching staff in 28 areas. Three Thesis Boards work at the university, and every year around 30 theses are defended. The active work of 14 academic schools of the university is particularly important in this regard.

Modern structure of the science and innovation campus, constant improvement of the scientific infrastructure, active involvement of the students in research work allow Petrozavodsk State University not only maintain its leading position in many fields of research, but also set the most challenging objectives for their further improvement.

Honorary Titles and Awards

2015

Konstantin Ushinsky Medal

  • Tatiana Babakova, the Professor of the Department of Theory and Methods of General and Vocational Education


Honorary title “The Honored Worker of Higher Professional Education of the Russian Federation”

  • Irina Abramova, the Head of the Department of Foreign Languages for Humanities
  • Elena Borzova, the Head of the Department of the English Language
  • Mark Burkin, the  Professor of the Department of Neurology, Psychiatry and Microbiology
  • Aleksei Varfolomeev, the Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Information Technologies
  • Olga Gavrilova, the Head of the Department of Forestry and Landscape Architecture
  • Marina Gvozdeva, the Director of the  Institute of Foreign Languages
  • Olga Dudanova, the Head of the Department of Propaedeutics of Internal Diseases and Hygiene
  • Irina Katina, the Head of the Department of Accounting,  Economic Analysis and Audit
  • Valentina Kirilina, the Director of the Institute of Physical Education, Sports and Tourism
  • Svetlana Kostiukevich, the Head of the Department of Financial Management Information Systems
  • Iurii Linnik, the Professor of the Department of Philosophy and Cultural Studies
  • Evgeniia Markovskaia, the Head of the Department of Botany and Plant Physiology
  • Natalia Patroeva, the Head of the Department of the Russian Language
  • Aleksei Prokhorov, the Director of the Botanical Garden
  • Irina Spiridonova, the Professor of the Department of Russian Literature and Journalism
  • Leonid Cherniaev, the Head of the Department of Agricultural Mechanization

Honorary title “The Honored Doctor of the Republic of Karelia”

  • Natalia Dorshakova, the Head of the Department of Family Medicine, Public Health, Public Health Organization, Life Safety, Disaster Medicine
  • Tatiana Kuznetsova, the Head of the Department of Faculty Therapy, Phthisiology, Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology

Honorary title “The Honored Scientist of the Republic of Karelia”

  • Vladimir Aminov, the Dean of the Faculty of Mining and Geology
  • Aleksandr Antoshchenko, the Professor of the Department of Russian History
  • Sergei Verigin, the Director of the Institute of History, Political and Social Sciences
  • Gennagii Kolesnikov, the Head of the Department of General Technical  Subjects
  • Lev Makchukov, the Professor of the Department of Germanic Philology
  • Aleksandr Pashkov, the Professor of the Department of Russian History

Honorary title “the Honored Teacher of the Republic of Karelia”

  • Aleksandr Kozhanov, the Associate Professor of the Department of Russian History
  • Aleksei Koptsev, the Head of the Department of Civil Law and Procedure
  • Aleksandr Laptev, the Associate Professor of the Department of Theoretical Economics,  State and Municipal Management
  • Gennadii Sigovtsev, the Associate Professor of the Department of Computer Science and Mathematical Support
  • Nina Skorokhodova, the Professor of the Department of Psychology
     

2014

Honorary title “The Honorary Figure of Russian Higher Education”

  • Igor Grigorovich, the Head of the Department of Pediatrics and Pediatric Surgery  of the Institute of Medicine

Honorary title “Honored Lawyer of the Russian Federation”

  • Sergei Chernov, the Dean of the Faculty of Law
  • Rostislav Dusaev, the Head of the Department of Theory and History of State and Law

Honorary title “The Honored Cultural Worker of the Russian Federation”

  • Raisa Kalinkina, specialist of the Creative Laboratory

Honorary title “The Honored Worker of Higher Professional Education of the Russian Federation”

  • Dmitrii Elekhovskii, the Associate Professor of the Department of General Physics of the Faculty of Physics and Technology
  • Vladimir Kondrashov, the Associate Professor of the Department of Agricultural Mechanization of the Faculty of Agriculture
  • Elena Raevskaia, the Associate Professor of the Department of Theory and Methods of General and Vocational Education of the Institute of Pedagogy and Psychology
  • Anatolii Tsarev, the Professor of the Department of Forestry and Landscape Architecture  of the Institute of Forestry, Engineering and Construction Sciences
  • Liudmila Shchegoleva, the Professor of the Department of Applied Mathematics and Cybernetics of the Faculty of Mathematics and Information Technologies

Honorary Certificate of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation

  • Tamara Kuchko, the Associate Professor of the Department of Zoology and Ecology  of the Faculty of Ecology and Biology, the Head of the  Trade Union of PetrSU Employees
  • Irina Miliukova, the Associate Professor of the Department of Social Science and Social Work of the Institute of History, Political and Social Sciences 

Honorary title “The Honored Scientist of the Republic of Karelia”

  • Vladimir Vapirov, the Head of the Department of General Chemistry of the Faculty of Ecology and Biology
  • Aleksandr Ivanov, the Head of the Department of Geometry and Topology of the Faculty of Mathematics and Information Technologies

Honorary title “The Honored Doctor of the Republic of Karelia”

  • Tamara Philatova, the Associate Professor of the Department of Faculty Therapy, Phthisiology, Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology of the Institute of Medicine
    Medal of the Russian Academy of Sciences
  • Natalia Kuznetsova, postgraduate student of the Institute of History, Political and Social Sciences
     
     

 

Last updated: 16.02.2016