Research work is one of the most important activities of the department. The research activities of the department are carried out on the topic registered in the NTsGNTE "Actual problems of modern Kazakhstani journalism in the context of the development of new information technologies (regional aspect)".
The teaching staff of the department takes an active part in scientific-practical and scientific-methodical conferences and seminars at various levels, including international. From the 2018-2019 academic year, within the framework of the international scientific and practical conference "Baitursyn Readings", the department organizes and conducts a panel session "Journalism and PR: New Challenges of the Time".
From 2017 to 2020, 5 scientific publications were released in the journals included in the WebofScience (TomsonReuters), Scopus; 19 scientific articles in journals recommended by the Committee for Control in Education and Science of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Teaching staff publish monographs and textbooks.
Significant attention is paid to the scientific work of students at the department, there is a research circle "Television as creativity". The members of the scientific circle conduct joint research, the results of which are published in international and republican student conferences, and also participate in competitions. Under the guidance of scientific advisers, students conduct master classes and trainings for schoolchildren.
Every year students take part in creative competitions and olympiads. In the 2018-2019 academic year, the team of the department won a prize in the republican subject Olympiad in journalism, and in the 2019-2020 year, the department acted as a co-organizer of this event.