The department implemented budget research topic “The theory and practice of psychological and pedagogic personal development in higher technical universities”. Within this theme by the department, postgraduate students carried out research in the following areas:

The main directions of scientific research are the following:
◊ Integration of information and pedagogic technologies in higher education sphere;
◊ Forming of psychological culture and professional ethics of technical university teachers;
◊ Psychological conditions of student identification development: social, professional and gender;
◊ Psychological determinants of business communication optimization;
◊ Problems of industrial, organization and economical psychology.

There is an editing activity at the department. Thus, to 5-year (2004) and 10-year (2007) anniversary the collected scientific articles “The Psychological Resource of Higher Education” were published.