Olga Solopova


Federal State Autonomous Educational Institution of Higher Education “South Ural State University (National research university)”

English proficiency

Level of English proficiency that allows free communication and writing of scientific articles.

The program of study for which the graduate student will be accepted


Comparative-historical, typological and comparative linguistics

The code of the direction of study for which the graduate student will be accepted



List of research projects of a potential research supervisor (participation / leadership)

  • Performer of the Federal target program "Scientific and scientific-pedagogical personnel of innovative Russia" for 2009-2013 on the topic: "Modern political linguistics", event 1.4. State contract No. 14.740.11.0990 dated 06.05.2011.

  • Performer of the State Assignment of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation: project 6.2985.2011 "Political Metaphorology".

  • Performer of the grant FGBOU VO SUSU R&D "Resource-efficient technologies for linguistic research in the social sphere" as part of the implementation of the development program of South Ural State University for 2010–2019. in the priority area of ​​development "Energy saving in the social sphere" (2015–2016).

  • The main performer of the grant of the Russian Science Foundation "Speech influence in the Russian language in conflict and non-conflict political situations and the methodology of his linguistic expertise using modern techniques (linguo-cognitive, linguistic, psycholinguistic analysis, critical analysis of discourse, complex analysis of creolized text, etc.). (2016–2018) (project No. 16-18-02102).

  • Performer of the V. Potanin Foundation grant for the development of the master's program "Linguistic Expertise" (Project No. GK170000768) (2017–2018).

  • Performer of the V. Potanin Foundation grant "New training course" Academic English "as a means of forming and developing the skills of oral and written scientific communication of undergraduates" (2020–2021).

  • Head of the RFBR grant 19-012-00192 "Ural Region" in the military-publicistic discourse of the Great Patriotic War (based on the material of digitized archival documents of the USSR and Western European countries) (2019-2021).

List of possible research topics

  • Institutional political discourse.
  • Non-institutional political discourse.
  • Retrospective analysis of political discourse.
  • Diachronic analysis of political discourse.
  • Political metaphorology.
  • Linguopolitical prognostics.
  • Typological linguistics.

Research supervisor:

Солопова О.А.

Olga Solopova,

Doctor of Science (Ural Pedagogical University)


Political discourse

Supervisor’s research interests:

  • linguo-political prognostics;
  • political discourse;
  • discourse about war;
  • information war;
  • hybrid discourse formats;
  • diachronic metaphorology;
  • comparative historical, typological research.

Research highlights:

Participation in the implementation of projects funded by scientific foundations.

Supervisor’s specific requirements:

  •  Master's degree (philology, linguistics);
  • The level of Russian language proficiency, allowing free communication and writing scientific articles;
  • Possession of methods of discourse / typological analysis;
  • Skills of working with linguistic corpora of different types.

Supervisor’s main publications:

  • Solopova, Olga/Chudinov, Anatoly (2019). Prognostic Potential of Political Metaphors. Fachsprache. Journal of Professional and Scientific Communication Special Issue 2019: 47–63 (на английском языке).
  • Solopova O. A., Naumova K. A. (2018). Hybrid Discourse Formats: Classification Issues // Filological Class. 2018. № 4 (54). P. 15–21.
  • Solopova O., Chudinov. A. (2018). Diachronic Analysis of Political Metaphors in the British Corpus: from Victory Bells to Russia’s V-Day. Russian Journal of Linguistics. 2018. Vol. 22 (2), 313–337.
  • Solopova, O. A. (2019). Retrospective analysis of British political discourse about the future of the USSR. Voprosy Kognitivnoy Lingvistiki, 2019, 4, 124–134.
  • Solopova, Olga  (2020). The Key to the Future: Predictive Meanings of Political Metaphor (Based on British Texts about Russia of the Great Patriotic War Period). Vestnik Tomskogo gosudarstvennogo universiteta. Filologiya – Tomsk State University Journal of Philology. 2020. 63. 161–177.

Total number of publications in journals indexed by Web of Science or Scopus over the past 5 years – 8.

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