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NU RESEARCH NEWSLETTER (ISSUE 11, JUNE 2016)

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It has been a very interesting and exciting journey for me to go through all stages - from a faculty member to the Provost of the University. It is also a future plan of the NU to introduce tuition fees as part of the University's income. Because you are now a Provost, you also take care of the research processes at NU.

Obviously, not everyone will become a researcher, but knowing the process will help them in all kinds of professions they take - from engineering to public service, and hopefully some of them will become successful researchers in the future . To view the external interface of the PURE research management solution, p l e a s e g o t o h t t p s : / / research.nu.edu.kz/. In the future, we plan to add profiles of students conducting research at Nazarbayev University.

Kamen Velichkov, European Commission delegate from the EC office in Astana, who shared the information on the different financing schemes of the Horizon 2020 programme. At the end of the event, all workshop participants had the opportunity to ask questions to the. The uniqueness of the research lies in the fact that students created a unique structure of the road in an eco-settlement.

The eco-village model shows the structure of the city in the form of a bee honeycomb.

Kalachi Sleeping Syndrome Outbreak Investigation

Kalachi and the neighboring village of Krasnogorsk (about 450 kilometers northwest of Astana on the Ishim River), which currently has a combined population of about 600-650 inhabitants, have been affected by the mysterious sleeping syndrome since late 2012. In October 2015, research teams from Nazarbayev University School of Medicine, in collaboration with the Scientific-Research Institute of Radiation Medicine and Ecology (Ministry of Health and Social Development), initiated an outbreak. Fishing, eating fish and swimming in the Ishim River are not associated with Kalachi sleep syndrome.

Research Management and Administration”

The workshop is the second in the series of seminars that will be held as part of the Newton - Al-Farabi Partnership Program at the NUGSE. Workshop participants had a privilege to work with Tara Mitchell, Canada and Amos Fatakun, UK as trainers of the workshop. The roundtable was a result of discussions initiated by the Women's Initiatives at NU (WIN) network organized by interim Provost Dr.

Through the WIN networking breakfast, it became clear that there are many members of the NU community who are interested in Gender and Women's Studies as a research area. Jenifer Lewis (GSB), Anna CohenMiller (GSE) and Gwen McEvoy (SHSS) decided to host the roundtable to bring scholars together to discuss their shared research interests. With the support of the Provost's office and the coordinating support of Aigerim Shaikhina, Teaching Assistant in the Communication Department, the roundtable participants achieved the goal of sharing ideas, finding collaborators and building momentum for this emerging area of ​​research at NU.

Representatives from most of NU's schools were present, including engineering, medicine, humanities and social sciences, education, public policy, entrepreneurship and the Foundation Year program. The first Research Roundtable on Gender and Women's Studies was held on Friday, May 20, 2016. The purpose of the roundtable was to bring together members of the NU community who are currently researching or interested in research in any area. related to gender and/or women's studies.

The discussion mainly focused on understanding what research has been done and what is going on at NU.

Research Round Table: Gender and Women’s Studies

Library Seminar: Fostering a Research Culture at XXI st Century University

GRANTS & COMPETITIONS

Funding opportunities for UK-Kazakhstan collaborations under Newton - Al-Farabi

The Eurasia program supports cooperation projects between higher education institutions in Norway and Ukraine, Georgia, Moldova, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. The program is funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and administered by SIU. Projects with two collaborating partners can be awarded up to NOK, of which a minimum of NOK 500,000 must be spent on student mobility.

Projects with two or more partners in the collaborating countries outside Norway can be awarded up to a maximum of NOK, of which at least NOK 600,000 must be spent on student mobility. For short-term projects (Norwegian Embassy in Astana project announced in three calls for applications for funding of joint projects under the Eurasia program of the Norwegian Center for Internationalization of Education. The applicant must be an accredited Norwegian higher education institution, or a institution with accredited higher education programs.

The main partner must be an accredited institution of higher education in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Tajikistan and Ukraine. The main partner institution must offer education at a level similar to that offered at the Norwegian applicant institution. Applications must be written in English and submitted in full, including attachments, through SIU's online platform for applications and reporting (Espresso), no later than the call's final deadline.

Eurasia Programme

Internship at the World Trade Organization

Health Research Board Grants & Fellowships

Best Reuse and Waste Prevention Project Award

For your convenience, we have also added funding opportunities listed in previous issues of the Research Newsletter. The information about it can be found in the 2nd and 3rd Sheets of the Excel document.

New Funding Opportunities

GSK Research Opportunities

Do you need partners for Horizon 2020 project?

USEFUL INFORMATION

Since its founding in 2011, Nazarbayev University's teachers and researchers have published 704 peer-reviewed publications, indexed by Scopus, and been cited 1,465 times (source: Scopus, May 30, 2016). To provide you with more comprehensive information about NU's research performance, we have prepared an in this month's issue with an updated presentation on N a z a r b a y e v University's research performance using the SciVal research solution. If you have any questions about the information provided, please contact Aiman ​​​​Temirova (email address: .iman.temirova@nu.edu.kz), Manager for R e s e r c h M o n i t o r i n g and Assessment, Research Services Office.

Research Performance Evaluation using SciVal

Google Alerts is one of Google's tools for keeping track of trends, interesting topics, or anything really new appearing on the web. We would like to present you with the latest alerts (since May 1, 2016 - June 1, 2016) on papers published by our colleagues, so you can keep track of NU research successes.

New Publications of Nazarbayev University

Useful Materials for Applicants to the European Grant Calls

CONGRATULATIONS!

Congratulations to

Dr. Costas Valagiannopoulos!

Congratulations to Dr. Vassilis Inglezakis!

Upcoming Joint Seminar “Disaster

Management & Emergency Responses to Flooding”

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Those who want to extend their stay in Almaty can do so, but the costs associated with this will not be covered by the workshop budget.

Newton-Al-Farabi Partnership Programme

Upcoming Joint Seminars

Professional Development Centres

Upcoming Joint Seminar “Resource scarcity

Upcoming Joint Seminar “Energy security

Sustainable management of natural resources”

21st International Symposium on Heavy Ion Fusion

18-22 July, 2016

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