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

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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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Summer archaeology: Nazarbayev University’s faculty and students excavate east Kazakhstan’s Semey region

Summer archaeology: NU faculty and students excavate east Kazakhstan’s Semey region This summer Professor Paula Dupuy and history faculty Aidyn Zhunishkhanov led archaeological excavations in the Semey region to uncover new information on its ancient societies. The team included undergraduate and graduate students from Nazarbayev University, Shakarim State University of Semey, and the United States (Washington University […]

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Graduate student from Mexico is studying koumiss

Great steppe culture and Kazakh national cuisine are attracting great interest among foreigners. For example, Sandra Real from Mexico is currently exploring the koumiss nutritious drink. Sandra’s interest in the national drink grew stronger as she learned that in addition to taste, this drink helps to cure many diseases. Therefore, her first thesis in undergraduate […]

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