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Hurry up to apply for SSRES 2021 and start your journey of learning Kazakh!

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Hurry up to apply for SSRES 2021 and start your journey of learning Kazakh!

Dear friends, this is a great chance to start learning Kazakh with SSRES 2021 at Nazarbayev University, which application deadline is extended until May 1st, 2021. 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 […]

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A senior student of SSH got into Harvard: Interview with Aruzhan Meirkhanova

  Introduction. Tell us about yourself  A: I am a senior student studying political science and international relations. My research interests include Russian foreign policy, “hybrid warfare,” Belt and Road Initiative, and Central Asian politics.  Q: Why did you choose PSIR major? A: I had a strong prior interest in politics, but I had not […]

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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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The results of the essay competition held by the Department of Political Sciences and International Relations have been announced

This summer the Department of PSIR held an essay competition. PSIR majors from classes of 2021 and 2022 were invited to share their thoughts on this question: «Since the collapse of Soviet Union, there has been a religious revival in Central Asia. What do you think are the main reasons explaining this increase of religiosity? […]

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The research work from the Department of Chemistry has been highlighted as a SynStory in a Thieme group journal SYNFORM

Some great news from the Chemistry Department! The research work from the Department of Chemistry has been highlighted as a SynStory in a Thieme group journal SYNFORM. SYNFORM complements the information provided by the Thieme Chemistry E-Journals. It serves the international chemistry community by publishing timely information about: new scientific advances in organic chemistry and […]

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Nazarbayev University launches a new rubric on Instagram, “Professor Live”

You will spend a day with NU professor to learn more about the field of professor’s study, curriculum, school and the opportunity to ask interesting questions during live streams on August 6th at 4:00 pm on Instagram. Follow the stories and leave your questions in the comments. The first guest is Ulan Bigozhin, Assistant Professor […]

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“Otandastar”: Kazakh TV shot a documentary with dr. Durvudkhan Suragan

‘Otandastar’ is a project about the Kazakh people, who have returned to their historical homeland. How do they live in Kazakhstan? What do they do? What have they achieved? ‘Otandastar’ is a project that also deserves the viewer’s attention. One of the heroes of the project was Durvudkhan Suragan, associate professor of the Mathematics department.  […]

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Podcast “Around the bush”: “Soviet-style nostalgia: the bourgeoisie, Stalinism and Ryazanov’s comedies” with the participation of professor Mikhail Akulov

Supporting the initiative of home-based education, the Tselinniy Center for Contemporary Culture has initiated a series of podcasts called “Around the bush”. In the first episode of the podcast, historian, assistant professor of the school of sciences and humanities Mikhail Akulov and journalist Arslan Akanov talk about what the Soviet bourgeoisie is and how it […]

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