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PARTICIPATION IN А COURSE "DESERTIFICATION AND ITS CONTROL IN COUNTRIES ALONG THE SILK ROAD ECONOMIC BELT" IN LANZHOU, CHINA

8/2/2019

2nd year master students of the specialty 6M061300-Geobotany of the Department of Biodiversity and Bioresources, Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology of KazNU named after Al-Farabi, Yermagambetova Moldir and Kusmangazinov Adil took part in the scientific-educational course "Desertification and Its control in Countries along the Silk Road economic belt" in Lanzhou, China

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THE FIELD TRAINING PRACTICE OF SECOND-YEAR BIOLOGY STUDENTS TOOK PLACE IN THE KYRGYZ REPUBLIC, ISSYK-KUL DISTRICT, THE VILLAGE OF BOSTERI IN THE SPORTS CAMP OF AL-FARABI KAZAKH NATIONAL UNIVERSITY

6/15/2019

In accordance with the curriculum of the faculty and with order No. 4-1770, from May 27 to June 15, 2019, 2nd year students of the specialty “5B060700-Biology” of Al-Farabi Kazakh National University underwent field training to consolidate the theoretical material in practice in the territory of the sports camp of KazNU in Issyk-Kul (Bosteri village, Kyrgyz Republic). The purpose of field practice: consolidation of theoretical material in the disciplines “Biodiversity of plants and animals” and “Zoology” by introducing representatives of the studied groups of plants and animals in natural conditions. In particular, the students analyzed and got acquainted with the flora and fauna of the Kungei Alatau ridge of the Northern Tien Shan, and also got acquainted with representatives of the algal flora and hydrofauna of Lake Issyk-Kul.

 

Shalgimbayeva S.M. and Jumakhanova G.B.

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THE TREASURY WELCOMES ALUMNI!

5/25/2019

The ideological inspirer of the event is the Alumni Association of the Kazakh National University, whose activities form the partnership system between the university and the alumni community. The association is headed by a graduate of the Faculty of Law in 1981, the Chairman of the Constitutional Council of the Republic of Kazakhstan Kairat Mami. The presidium includes such famous personalities as Olzhas Suleimenov, Myrzatai Zholdasbekov, Kenzhegali Sagadiyev, Akmaral Arystanbekova, Armanzhan Baytasov, Nurlan Smagulov and others.
At 10 o'clock in the morning they gathered at the Arc de Triomphe "Mag
іl el". The holiday began with the presentation of the Patrons' Honor Board and continued with the laying of flowers at the monuments of al-Farabi and Umirbek Dzholdasbekov. Then the guests got acquainted with the photo exhibition about the achievements and development of the KazNU in the Students' Palace.
At the grand opening of the II Forum, Almaty Mayor Bauyrzhan Baybek read congratulations on behalf of Head of State Kassymzhomart Tokayev. The rector of KazNU, academician Galym Mutanov, head of the Senate Office of the Parliament Serik Sydykov, vice-speaker of the Majilis of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan Gulmira Isimbaeva, great humanist of the modernity Olzhas Suleymenov, vice-minister of internal affairs Rashid Zhakupov, director of the department of the MES RK adilet, made a welcoming speech. “Astana Group” companies Nurlan Smagulov and other famous graduates.
In the evening, a colorful ball of graduates of 2019 was held on the central square of the KazNU.

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"Sunkar" scholarship recipients

5/13/2019

The "Sunkar" scholarship winner has received a special certificate from the rectorate, which includes the best students and undergraduates of the project. 20 best students of the Kazakh National University of Al-Farabi have been awarded "Sunkar" scholarships, organized by the 20th anniversary of the country 's top honors. The scholarship holder is a student of the 3rd course "Biodiversity and Bioresources" Idaat Nursaul Immanmadievna. We are right to congratulate Nursaul with a series of episodic life!

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Best Student of the Year

5/10/2019

Together with the University of Greifswald (Germany) and the Department of Biodiversity and Bioresources of the Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology as part of a joint international project “Livestock in the Ile-Delta in a changing watercourse - impact on food security and adaptation strategies” was held a seminar on “Livestock in the Ili River Delta, in a changing watercourse”. Period and venue February 19-20, 2019, in the Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology, 214 office. Project Leaders Prof. Volker Beckman (Germany, University of Greifswald) and prof. Dr.Sc. Nurtazin Sabir Temirgaliyevich (KazNU, Kazakhstan)

The Republican conference titled "Kazakhstan on the way to modernization of education" for students and university lecturers and Idaiat Nursau, 3rd year student of the Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology, Biodiversity and Bioresources Department, Research Biology specialty at the Nazarbayev University's "Step into the Future" scientific conference. At the conference there was detailed information about the possibilities and disadvantages of research laboratories at Kazakhstani universities aimed at improving students' practical literacy. At the "Step into the Future" scientific conference, lectures and lecture classes and experimental works recognized that the modernization of education in Kazakhstan is a priority of practice. Moreover, Idaat Nursau was named the "Best Student of the Year" at the Republican Conference "Kazakhstan on the Way to Modernization of Education", organized by the National Innovation Research Center "Knowledge of Civilizations".

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Extension of cooperation with the school ENSAIA

5/8/2019

In the framework of the ERASMUS + project obtained in 2018 between ENSAIA and Kazakh National University (KazNU), Stefan Jurjanz and Cyril Feidt visited Almaty, the main city and former capital of Kazakhstan, at the beginning of April.

In order to strengthen scientific cooperation, they have met with many heads of the KazNU and its faculty of biology and biotechnology, as well as with the Research Institute of Genetics and Cytology and the Scientific and Production Enterprise «Antigen». This company has various fields of activity, including the production of vaccines for animals, diagnostics for the prevention of animal diseases, the production of nutritive solutions and the production of starters for the fermented camel and mare milk production. Kazakhstan is large country with a developed animal husbandry, where for various historical reasons there are various sources of pollution (radionuclides from the Soviet nuclear polygon, heavy metals of metallurgical plants, organochlorine pesticides in connection with cotton production or veterinary practice and hydrocarbons of oil production). Stefan Jurjanz and Cyril Feidt found there the favorite themes of URAFPA and its team Micropollutants and residues in the food chain «MRCA». Currently 3 Kazakh PhD students are supervised by its members, including Farida Amutova enrolled at the SIRENA doctoral school. In addition to their numerous meetings, Stefan Jurjanz and Cyril Feidt also spoke to KazNU students and lecturer-researchers in the form of conferences and presented the offer of 4 masters courses taught in Nancy to enhance the attractiveness of the school.

Initiated in 2007 by Stefan Jurjanz, the collaboration with Kazaksthan is reflected in many fruitful exchanges, research projects and the admission of students and PhD students. The students’ exchange will furtherly strengthen this cooperation.

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Professors from URAFPA (University of Lorraine, France) at KazNU

5/2/2019

In the framework of the ERASMUS+ project between the University of Lorraine and the al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Stefan Jurjanz and Cyril Feidt visited Almaty.

During the trip, they met with many university staff and officials to strengthen scientific collaboration, especially with the faculty of biology and biotechnology. Kazakhstan is a large cattle-breeding country, which for various historical reasons encounters various sources of pollution (radionuclides from the Soviet nuclear test site, heavy metals of metallurgical plants, organochlorine pesticides due to cotton production or veterinary practice and hydrocarbons from oil production). This is the main research directions of the MRCA team, whose members currently co-lead 3 doctoral students from Kazakhstan, including Farida Amutova, a doctoral student at SIRENA. The professors also held talks with KazNU students in the form of conferences and seminars and presented 4 master programs in Nancy, with the aim of enhancing the attractiveness of the University of Lorraine and cooperation between our universities.

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