Fields of scientific research:
systematics and phylogeny animals,
ecology and sea biology of Arctic and Antarctica. Department representatives took part in several Antarctic expeditions (investigation of fauna, underwater photography), expedition to Northern seas, in organization of International Antarctic conferences.
By initiative of professor Viktor Tokarsky the Groundhog Day has been introduced and is carried out every February on Biological Station
More information at the site: http://www-biology.univer.kharkov.ua/zoology/Zool.htm