Category: Announcements

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE | SACRED GEOGRAPHY: MULTI-DISCIPLINARY APPROACHES IN SPACE AND TIME

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INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE | SACRED GEOGRAPHY: MULTI-DISCIPLINARY APPROACHES IN SPACE AND TIME

SACRED GEOGRAPHY: MULTI-DISCIPLINARY APPROACHES IN SPACE AND TIME International Conference Nazarbayev University, Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan September 24th to 26th, 2020 This conference aims to bring together multidisciplinary approaches, including in the fields of religious studies, cultural anthropology, archaeology, history among others, to sacred landscapes, religious sites, and spatial dimensions of religion. The conference is dedicated to […]

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A senior student of SSH won the gold medal at the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship

SSH is pleased to announce that a senior student of the Department of Mathematics, Moldir Mekenbayeva won a gold medal at the World Jiu-Jitsu Championship which was held in Abu-Dhabi on 16-24 November, 2019. Previously, Moldir Mekenbayeva has won silver medals at Asian Championship in Mongolia and at the World Games in Korea. Today, she is […]

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Physics professor’s research article got accepted for publication in one of the most highly selective journals – Physical Review Applied

The research work of the associate professor of Physics of the School of Sciences and Humanities Constantinos Valagiannopoulos has been recently published in one of the top science journals – Physical Review Applied of the American Physical Society. To give a metric of such success – only 5 (five) such articles (PRL+PRX+PR Applied) have been […]

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Medical mobile application CeliacTest© for Android developed at Nazarbayev University

Dr. Aizhan Kozhakhmetova from Biology department of the School of Sciences and Humanities and students Korlan Zhumabekova and Nurdaulet Kenges from Master of Science in Computer Science Program developed CeliacTest©, medical mobile application. We would like to highlight that the project was implemented fully on a volunteering basis with no funding and now available on […]

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Bioarchaeology and Bronze Age Kazakhstan: Visiting scholar hosts NU undergraduate workshop

During October 2019, the Sociology and Anthropology Department hosted Bioarchaeology Professor Elissa Bullion (University of Pittsburgh) who provided a hands-on learning opportunity in human remains analysis to the School of Sciences and Humanities students at Nazarbayev University. The workshop was held in the Anthropology Laboratory where volunteers learned skills for deciphering the age, sex, anatomy, […]

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Research article published by Nazarbayev University’s researchers ranked as Editor’s Pick

On July 19, 2019, the Editorial Board Members of the Journal of Biological Chemistry selected Nazarbayev University researchers’ article as an Editors’ Pick published in the Journal’s July edition and accompanied it with a highlighted overview of main findings of the article. Dr. Dos D. Sarbassov from the Department of Biology of the School of […]

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Students who attain academic excellence are named to the Dean’s list

On September 20, 2019, Our Dean Daniel Pugh and Department Chairs have congratulated 138 the School of Sciences and Humanities students who earned the places on the Fall 2019 Dean’s list. Dean’s List is an honorary roll assigned to the top students for their academic achievements and excellence, as well as for outstanding research performance. […]

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Call for NOPRIZ International Professional Competition – the Best Project 2019

We are pleased to announce that the National association of members performing engineering surveys and design documentation – NOPRIZ and the Russian Academy of Arts invite students and post-graduate students of Nazarbayev University to participate in the NOPRIZ International Professional Competition for the Best Project-2019. The submitted projects by the Contest participants should not be […]

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Call for Papers by PSIR department. Conference on Kazakhstan’s Political Transition.

Call for papers Kazakhstan’s Political Transition  Conference at Nazarbayev University  (September 20, 2019) 28 years after its independence, Kazakhstan is experiencing the first political transition in its history. Many wonder what will be the consequences of this political evolution which raises many questions. For instance, what can be expected from the governance of Kazakhstan’s new […]

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