In University scientific-research work is done by all staff professorial-teachers, master students and students.
Scientific research at the University is conducted in following main scientific directions that are registered in JSC NCSTI:
1 Authenticity and innovation in modern design practice of Kazakhstan
2 Research of intensification technological processes of light industry with using of innovative methods
3 Research and introduction in educational process of innovative teaching methods
4 Research of the WHP with the aim of developing effective production process of clothing
5 Research of social and aesthetic factors and development of project design and competitive (school) clothes
6 "The green economy" new vector for sustainable development and legal regulation of investment activities in the sphere of environmental protection
7 Developing of educational programmes of pedagogical specialties in context of competence approach
The University has a research centre on "Innovation in education" (further SIC), scientific student society, research laboratory DKNY", scientific school, student scientific circles.
At the meeting of SRC hear reports on themes of scientific research work departments, results of scientific research master's dissertation
Aim of the student scientific society is involvement of students in research work, assisting in identifying research interests, organizing and conducting students' scientific events (conferences, workshops, competitions of research works, competitions, business games, research projects, internships).
In science laboratory DCNR students conduct research in sphere of costume design, decorative arts, technology and design of garments, and design of textile materials.
Scientific school under the leadership of doctor of technical sciences, professor, academician Asanova S. Zh prepares young scientists in technical sciences and arts.
The University has 10 student scientific circles (Studio asanovoy B., "Cultural heritage of Kazakhstan", "Design Bureau "CLICK", "Izdenis", "Zhas Galym" "Leader", "Young biologist", "Jurist", "Economist"), the main purpose of which is developing students methodology of scientific research and involvement of students in research work of departments as the most important component of modern system of training highly qualified specialists.
University has partnership relations with leading universities of Europe, Russia and Asia on international cooperation in sphere of education.Signed more than 30 agreements with foreign universities and scientific organizations.
To improve the quality training of students involved foreign experts to give lectures and conduct master classes.
Over the last three years, published 3 monographs, 7 books, 14 textbooks, more than 400 scientific articles, including in journals with impact-factor journals included in list KKSON, magazines near and far abroad, and there are patents for industrial designs.
For publications results scientific research of teachers, master students and students at University since 2006, scientific magazine "industry of design and technology, registered in the Ministry of culture, information and sport of RK.
Certificate of registration № 6965-W from March 1, 2006 year. The journal is registered in International centre for registration of serials ISSN (UNESCO, Paris, France) and assigned international number ISSN 2226-1753 (certificate from the National centre for ISSN) and collections of materials of scientific-practical conferences.
Themes of master's dissertation and diploma works of students are defined taking into account the interests of students, the academic priorities of professor-teachers of department and relevance of problems, subjects of thesis are closely related to theme of scientific-research work of department, with interests of company, on basis of which students completes diploma works to be part of contractual scientific-research thematic of department.
Students of University yearly participate in the Republican pedagogical and subject Olympiads.