Category: News and Announcements

Summer and young archaeologists: Interview with teaching assistant Aidyn Zhuniskhanov

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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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Chemistry department students have won a $ 3,000 grant from the American Chemical Society

According to Professor Timur Atabaev, the competition is held once a year among student organisations affiliated with the American Chemical Society. This year the competition received more than 33 applications from around the world. Students of the Department of Chemistry win this grant for the second year in a row. As part of the grant, a […]

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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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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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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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