Centre for Programme Evaluation and Knowledge Dissemination in Child Development
Olga Y. Bogdanova, Associate Professor, Unit of General and Educational Psychology, Psychology Department TSU Contact: cdp@mail.tsu.ru

Director, Olga Y. Bogdanova: cdp@mail.tsu.ru

The aims of the Centre are to evaluate and implement research based interventions and programmes for early child development; as well as to disseminate knowledge on early childhood development.

Centre for Science and Ethics


Co-director: Professor Yulia Kovas. Co-director: Fatos Selita

Mission of the Centre for Science and Ethics: to contribute to continuous efforts of developing and sustaining ethical standards and practices for the benefit of every individual and society

Institute of Law and Ethics (ILE)
Fatos Selita – Barrister of England and Wales; Attorney and Counselor at Law of the State of New York; Director of AIR Courses at Goldsmiths, University of London; Lecturer on MSc «Human Development: Genetics, Neuroscience and Psychology» at Tomsk State University


ILE brings together Lawyers, Scientists and Policymakers to work on interdisciplinary matters affecting justice. ILE also provides professional training, consultation, reports and expert opinions in issues related to legal and ethical implications of genetics; decision making in a legal context; and other justice related matters. The Institute collaborates with international partners, including in the UK, USA, China and Canada.

Laboratory for Cognitive Investigations and Behavioural Genetics

Yulia V. Kovas Professor of Genetics and Psychology, Director of International Laboratory for Interdisciplinary Investigations into Individual Differences in Learning (InLab); Department of Psychology, Goldsmiths, University of London; Codirector of the International Centre for Research in Human Development (ICRHD) at TSU and the Russian-British Laboratory for Behavioural Genetics at the Psychological Institute of the Russian Academy of Education; Director of MSc programme «Human Development: Genetics, Neuroscience and Psychology» at TSU.

Yulia V. Kovas: y.kovas@gold.ac.uk; Olga Y. Bogdanova: coglabtsu@mail.ru

The main aim of the Laboratory is to study the origins of individual differences in psychological traits that are important for education. Understanding of the complex processes of gene-environment interplay in the course of development will lead to the development of a personalized approach to learning and will help to optimize education.

Laboratory for Cognitive Studies of Language

Zoya I. Rezanova, Doctor of Philology, Professor, Head of the Department of General and Slavic-Russian Linguistics and Classical Philology, Faculty of Philology, Tomsk State University

coglab.tsu@yandex.ru rezanovazi@mail.ru http://cognitio.tsu.ru/en/

The Laboratory’s studies are interdisciplinary and bring together the efforts of specialists working in the field of cognitive science, psycholinguistics, experimental and corpus linguistics, natural language automatic processing, and language mathematical modeling