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Dr. Jenni Lehtinen’s new book “DOÑA BÁRBARA UNLEASHED” has been included in Spring Summer 2021 New Titles Catalogue.

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Dr. Jenni Lehtinen’s new book “DOÑA BÁRBARA UNLEASHED” has been included in Spring Summer 2021 New Titles Catalogue.

Jenni Lehtinen’s new book “Doña Bárbara Unleashed: From Venezuelan Plains to International Screen” has been included in Spring Summer 2021 New Titles Catalogue (University of Wales Press) The book illustrates how film and telenovela adaptations have reinterpreted the story of Doña Bárbara in order to mirror changes in societal norms, such as the role of […]

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A new publication by Eurasian Studies MA student Zhibek Aisarina has been highlighted in PONARS Eurasia newsletter

PONARS Eurasia mentioned the article by MAES student Zhibek Aisarina in their newsletter.  “In our article with Dr. Erica Marat, we shed light on the under-recognition of works by Central Asian researchers. Although  local authors’ works get published, they are usually considered not as good as works by their Western counterparts. Another hurdle is the […]

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Do you need ethics board approval for your senior capstone project or Master’s thesis? SSH IREC now has an online application process!

The School of Sciences and Humanities Institutional Research Ethics Committee (SSH IREC) is responsible for education and oversight of ethical standards for students in the School of Sciences and Humanities who are conducting human subject research at Nazarbayev University. The primary role of SSH IREC is to safeguard the rights and welfare of all human […]

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SSH Professors among the top 2% of the highly-cited scientists of the world

According to a recent study led by Dr. Loannidis from Stanford University, eight of the currently NU affiliated researchers were among the top two percent of scientists of their main sub-field discipline. Researchers were classified into 176 sub-fields.  Among the 8 distinguished NU faculty, 3 belong to the SSH physics department: Anton Desyatnikov (Optics), Konstantinos […]

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Online registration for SSRES 2021 is now 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).  This year, Summer School in Russian and Eurasian Studies (SSRES) at Nazarbayev University in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan is an intensive academic program that offers students the chance to immerse themselves in the […]

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Professor of the Chemistry Department Timur Atabaev received a prestigious award for his research publications

Professor Timur Atabaev from the Chemistry department has won the independent Web of Science Award “Leader of Science” in the “Top peer reviewer” nomination.  Every year Clarivate Analytics presents the Web of Science Award “Leader of Science” to  educational establishments, research institutions, scientific journals, and individual scholars, whose contribution to the development of higher education […]

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The research work from the Physics Department has been published in Physical Review Research, one of the highly selective journals

Zhumabek with Prof. C. Valagiannopoulos employed analytical and numerical techniques to predict the most promising photonic nanomaterials for future devices requiring smart design and packaging with a broad range of applications in thermal conversion, optical sensing, light modulation and detection. Tilek Zhumabek is a second year Master of Science in Physics student with BSc in […]

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Professor Jean Francois Caron’s book has been reviewed by the French Press

Le Devoir newspaper, which is the oldest French Canadian newspaper, founded in 1910 has reviewed professor Jean Francois Caron’s book “A Sketch of the World After the Covid-19 Crisis” Essays on Political Authority,the Future of Globalization, and the Rise of China. To learn more about the book please follow the link. Here is the English […]

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