On the 21st of May 2015 Maria Ivanovna Kiose successfully defended her thesis submitted for the degree of Doctor in Philology. The defence of her thesis “Techniques and Parameters of Indirect Nomination in Text» took place at The Institute of Linguistics of the Russian Academy of Sciences. The committee showed great interest in cognitive and functional approach to direct and indirect nomination. We cogratulate Maria and her academic advisor Olga I. Iriskhanova on the success!