The theme of the main scientific person of the department is “The problem in the socio-humanitarian and medical discourses.” Together with other departments of the university, the department participates in the development of a complex topic “Health of a healthy person”.
Topics of research of the department staff: gender issues, communicative philosophy, spirituality and medicine, development of national education, problems of culture and values, issues of legal culture, sociology of medicine, etc. Teachers of the department together with students take part in conferences of different levels according to the subject. In August 2018, Acting head departments, prof. Karpenko K.I. took part in the XXIV World Philosophical Congress in Beijing, 10-th International Congress “Within and beyond environmentalist history, August 21-25, 2019, Tallinn. Prof. Karpenko K.I. spoke as a keynote speaker at the 18th Congress of the International Association of Women Philosophers “Defining the Future, Rethinking the Past”, held Paderborn (Germany) July 15-21, 2021.
Associate Professor O.A. Marushchenko completed an internship in the best educational institutions in Sweden within the “Educational Tour to the Swedish Education System” (May 11-16, 2019, 48 hours), gaining competence, skills, and knowledge of educational and management technologies for the implementation of non-discriminatory strategies in classrooms, development of practices of social and emotional learning, empathic model of communication and education of peace in a multicultural context.
The department has concluded agreements on scientific and methodological cooperation with the National Literary and Memorial Museum of G.S. Scovoroda and Cherkassy State Technological University. The staff of the department for many years maintains close cooperation with scientists from related departments of many free economic zones and first of all with V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University and National Technical University “Kharkiv Polytechnic Institute”.
Professors of the department are members of the Specialized Scientific Councils: Prof. Karpenko K.I. (Specialized Academic Council D 26.161.02, G.S. Scovoroda Institute of Philosophy of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine), Prof. Abashnik V.O. (Specialized Academic Council K 64.051.06, V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University), Prof. Filyanina N.M. (Specialized Academic Council D 76.051.08 of Yuri Fedkovych National University of Chernovtsy). Professors Abashnik V.O. and Filyanina N.M. have scientific articles in journals that are indexed in the scientific metric databases Scopus and Web of Science.