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“Biography”: A documentary about scientist Dos Sarbassov

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“Biography”: A documentary about scientist Dos Sarbassov

On February 3, a documentary of a Kazakhstani journalist, director Raikhan Rakhim, filmed with the participation of Nazarbayev University and the cultural-educational foundation of Dosym Satpayev was released. The film “Biography” talks about Dos Sarbassov – one of the largest bio-engineer scientists in the world. Professor Sarbassov worked at the Andersen MIT Cancer Research Laboratory […]

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“Living Memory”, the book, one of the editors of which is a professor of Nazarbayev University, has been recognized as one of the best books written on a socially sensitive topic

The winners of the literary contest “Altyn Kalam” for 2020 named, Esquire.kz reports. The nominees and winners of the contest were determined based on a study conducted by the organizers of the Altyn Kalam among experts in the field of literature, business and science, who evaluated the development of modern Kazakhstani literature, gave their opinion […]

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SSRES 2019 Student life
Online registration for SSRES is open

Nazarbayev University (Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan) is pleased to announce that the application is now open for our Summer School in Russian and Eurasian Studies (SSRES), an 8-week intensive program in Russian or Kazakh languages. We operate on rolling admissions until April 1 and there is no application fee. Classes follow standardized US curricula and textbooks, which means that students […]

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What would Machiavelli say about political power and authority if he was alive today?

What would Machiavelli say about political power and authority if he was alive today? Find out more in Jean-Francois Caron’s newest book in his 2.0 version of this classic in Political Science, Associate Professor of the Department of Political Sciences and International Relations: https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9789811503528 The book updates the ideas of the famous political philosopher from […]

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International Forum “Abai and Humanism” 

NAZARBAYEV UNIVERSITY Cultural Center “RUKHANI ZHANGYRU” Department of Kazakh Language and Turkic Studies INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF TEACHERS OF KAZAKH LANGUAGE Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan   INFORMATION LETTER On holding the International Forum “Abai and Humanism” dedicated to the celebration of the 175th anniversary of the great Kazakh poet Abai Kunanbaiuly on April 23-25th, 2020         […]

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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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