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QS WorldWide International Forum of Leading Universities of the World at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (KazNU)

9/19/2019

QS WorldWide International Forum of Leading Universities of the World at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (KazNU)

 QS WORLDWIDE is a leading annual higher education conference that connects international educators, senior academics, administrators and government from across Central Asia and beyond.

Held in Kazakhstan, this conference themed “Journey to Global Prominence: Harmony of Human Heritage and Advanced Technology” is jointly organised by QS and the Al-Farabi Kazakh National University. The event is designed in consonance with the recent education policy intended at transforming higher education in Kazakhstan, with a focus on the role of internationalisation, particularly, involving international partner institutions; thereby contributing to quality assertion and informed decision making.

Higher education institutions are fundamental to strengthen skills needed to sustain a globally competitive research base and enhance the distribution of knowledge for societal benefits. While Kazakhstan’s higher education has thrived significantly and is progressing towards a market-driven system, like many higher education scene worldwide, it will still require the harmony of human heritage and the integration of modern technologies for the sharing and transmission of knowledge significant for the advancement of its society and economy.

Therefore, QS WORLDWIDE serves as an interactive and far-reaching platform for like-minded individual with similar desire to share their professional expertise on the advancement of higher education landscape within Central Asia.

     At the forum, Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan B. Saparbayev, akim of Almaty B. Sagyntaev, senior Vice President of QS Ltd B. Sauter, rector of KazNU G. Mutanov and other personalities got their word.

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«International student festival»

9/18/2019

The International student festival that organized by al-Farabi KazNU approached to the end.

         Several hours of rehearsals, controversy, discussions and worries are left behind.

         1-st year undergraduate students from “Sunny”-Turkmenistan had represented our Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology. They have subdued all viewers and guests of the University with their amazing talents, intelligence and gumption. In addition, they have performed impressive, full of mystery and flame ancient folk dance «Kushtdepti». Experiencing the increasing rhythm it was impossible to sit still hearing it. «It feels like unknown power starts to pulse in your arms and legs, making you clap and dance» - the audience shares their impression. The identity of the music and choreography in combination with professionalism and sincere emotionality have been transmitted to the audience that everyone has remembered.

         It is undoubtedly that the youth needs such events and the forum in this case is the generator of ideas and is an excellent motivator. It is also team spirit and worthy competition. Many thanks to the organizers of the Forum! Many thanks to the students from Turkmenistan who represented the department of Biodiversity and Bioresourses. Thanks for their performance, great organization and activity!

Advisor, A.N. Zorbekova.

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«Biological diversity of the Northern Tien Shan: following on the great German Naturalists of the XIX-th century»

8/4/2019

on summer ecological school «Biological diversity of the Northern Tien Shan: following on the great German Naturalists of the XIX-th century» (4-19 August 2019), stipendium program of DAAD for students from Germany

 The summer ecological school was hold on by department of Bioresources and Biodibersity in Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (Almaty)

Organization Committee from KazNU:

1. Kurmanbaeva M.S., head of the department, prof. – common management

2. Mamilov N.Sh., associated prof. – head of the summer school

3. Baymurzaev N.B., senior lecturer – lessons in the field

4. Parpieva S.M., specialist - logistic

 

Supervisor of the summer school: Salovarov B.O., prof. – Director of the Institute of management of natural resources in Irkutsk State Agriculture University (Russia).

Kuznetsova I.B. – translation (Russia)

Students

University, degree

Anne Klenge

University of Applied Sciences, Constance, Bachelor of Environmental Engineering and Resource Management

Alex Krugenberg

University of Applied Sciences (Hochschule) Neubrandenburg, Bachelor Nature conservation and landscape planning

Camila Bräutigam

University Leipzig, M.Sc. Physics

Elisа Wätjen

Georg-August University Göttingen, Bachelor Biology

Hauke Schmülling

Leibniz University Hannover, M.Sc Physics

Helene Till

University of Applied Sciences Albstadt-Sigmaringen, M.Sc (2)

Maike Katharina Senk

University of applied science Darmstadt, Bachelor of Engineering

Nina Kirchner

Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences, Bachelor of Environmental Engineering and Resource Management

Short description of the content:

The great German Naturalists as Johann Erasmus Sievers, Peter Simon Pallas, Karl Ferdinand Kessler, Alexander von Schrenk, Eduard August von Regel, and many others worked in the Russian Imperial Academy of Science XVIII-XIX-thes centuries, had performed hard expeditions and described many new species of animals and plants in Central Asia. Their contribution to world science was reflected in the names of many local species of animals and plants, e.g. Triplophysa strauchii (fish), Perca schrenkii (fish), copperhead snake of Pallas, Picea schrenkiana (firtree), apple tree of Sivers.

Two sites have been chosen for ecological summer school 2019 that reflect biological diversity of the region. The valley of the Ili River is located in the desert and steppe, and the small canyon Ters-Butak is located between leaf wood and coniferous forest. Both sites are very suitable for investigations of local fauna and flora. Students will be able to learn typical fauna of arid lands, steppes, rivers, forests and mountains.

All participants of the summer school lived in tents and made pedestrian excursion for investigate animals and plants in their environment. This approach to organization of the summer ecological school gave students imagination how were performed expeditions of naturalist in the former time and how field investigations of animals are performed now. It demonstrated that zoological field investigations need many muscle forces, and are conducted in rough living conditions.

All data about observed animals and plants were discussed with students and explained them through conceptions of biocentrism, value of wild nature and ecosystem services. The summer school had big interest not for zoologists and botanists only, but for other students as well. One of the general rules of the summer school was investigations without damage to the nature that is important for ecological awareness of students.

New information was offered to students via two stapes as 1) theoretical description of characteristics of the natural objects, and 2) doing practical field observations.

The web-site of the summer ecological school: http://tian-shan.ectur.net/index.php/ru/

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THE TREASURY WELCOMES ALUMNI!

5/25/2019

May 25 at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University. The leading university of the country celebrated its 85th anniversary and the Day of graduates.
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 "Magіl 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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The “Science and Business” conference was held in Almaty on May 22, 2019, in which doctoral students and teachers from the biodiversity and biological resources department participated, as well as a guest invited by the chair - Beysenbai Asiya, professor, director of the Xinjiang Kazakh Medical Rese

5/22/2019

The “Science and Business” conference was held in Almaty on May 22, 2019, in which doctoral students and teachers from the biodiversity and biological resources department participated, as well as a guest invited by the chair - Beysenbai Asiya, professor, director of the Xinjiang Kazakh Medical Research Center (PRC).

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Beisenbay Assiya, professor, director of the Xinjiang Kazakh Medical Research Center (PRC), held a scientific seminar in the Faculty of Biology and Biotechnology from April 15, 2019 to May 11, 2019

4/15/2019

Topics of lectures and seminars: “Modern Kazakh herbal preparations”, “Research Approaches and Compound Chinese Medicine”, “Modern problems of Phytotherapy” (discussion), “Technological basis for the production of new drugs "," Fundamentals of the organization of pharmaceutical activities "(discussion)," General health issues "," About the choice of using medicinal plants "(discussion) and others.

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