Olga Solopova


South Ural State University (National Research University);

English proficiency

level of English language proficiency allowing free communication and writing of scientific articles

Code and name of the group of scientific specialties for which the postgraduate student will be accepted


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

  1. Executor 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 May 6, 2011.
  2. Executor of the State task of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation: project 6.2985.2011 "Political Metaphorology ".
  3. Executor of the FSBEI HE SUSU Research and Development grant “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).
  4. The main executor of the RSF grant "Speech influence in Russian in conflict and non-conflict political situations and the methodology of its linguistic expertise using modern techniques (linguocognitive , linguo -rhetorical , psycholinguistic analysis, critical analysis of discourse, complex analysis of creolized text, etc.). (2016–2018) (project No. 16-18-02102).
  5. Executor of a grant from the V. Potanin Foundation for the development of the master's program "Linguistic Expertise" (Project No. GK170000768) (2017–2018).
  6. Executor of the grant from the V. Potanin Foundation " New training course "Academic English" as a means of forming and developing the skills of oral and written scientific communication of undergraduates" (2020 - 2021).
  7. Head of the RFBR grant 19-012-00192 "Ural region" in the military-journalistic discourse of the period of the Great Patriotic War (on the material of digitized archival documents of the USSR and Western Europe) (2019–2021).
  8. Head of the RFBR grant No. 20-412-740014 " Regional toponymy of the Southern Urals: features of functioning in business, political, journalistic discourse" (2021).
  9. Executor of the grant from the V. Potanin Foundation (RF) for the development of the master's program "Artificial Intelligence in Natural Language Processing" (2022).
  10. Executor of a grant from the V. Potanin Foundation (RF) for the development of a massive open online course "Analysis of political text" (2022)

List of possible research topics

  1. Institutional political discourse
  2. Non -institutional political discourse
  3. Retrospective analysis of political discourse
  4. Diachronic analysis of political discourse
  5. Political metaphorology
  6. Linguopolitical prognostication
  7. Typological linguistics
  8. Comparative linguistics
  9. Toponymic research



Research Supervisor:

Olga A. Solopova,

Doctor of Science (Ural Pedagogical University)

Political discourse

Supervisor 's research interests :

linguopolitical prognostication; political discourse; discourse about war; information war; hybrid discourse formats; diachronic metaphorology ; comparative-historical, typological studies.

Research highlights :

Participation in the implementation of projects financed by scientific foundations

Supervisor 's specific requirements :

  1. Degree Master ( Philology , Linguistics);
  2. The level of Russian language proficiency, allowing free communication and writing scientific articles;
  3. Possession of methods of discursive / typological analysis;
  4. Skills in working with linguistic corpora of different types.

Supervisor's main publications 

-total number of publications in journals indexed by the Web of Science or Scopus in the last 5 years - 16

  1. Solopova , Olga/Chudinov, Anatoly (2019). Prognostic Potential of Political Metaphors. Fachsprache . Journal of Professional and Scientific Communication Special Issue 2019: 47–63 ( on English language ).
  2. Solopova O., Kushneruk S. (2021). War yesterday and today: the image of Russia in British media discourse. Russian Journal of Linguistics. 2021. Special Issue , 723–745 ( on English language ).
  3. Solopova , OA, Koshkarova , NN Lexicographic and discursive study of the place-name Chelyabinsk in English. Questions leksikografii – Russian Journal of Lexicography, 2021, 22, pp. 107–127. DOI: 10.17223/22274200/22/6
  4. Kagan M., Solopova O. (2022) 'Ideal Future' in World War II Media Discourse: Corpus-Based Research of British, American, and French Digitalized Historical Newspapers. In: Rocha A., Isaeva E. (eds.) Science and Global Challenges of the 21st Century – Science and Technology. Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems, vol 342. ( at English language ).
  5. Koshkarova NN, Sibiriakov IV, Solopova OA (2022). Cognitive discursive peculiarities pf the place-names Ekaterinburg and Chelyabinsk in the XIX century media discourse, Problems of onomastics, 19 (1), 180–200. DOI: 10.15826/vopr_onom.2022.19.1.009


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