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School of Sciences and Humanities

 

School of Sciences and Humanities (SSH) at Nazarbayev University is one of the University’s largest Schools offering undergraduate students world-class Bachelor of Science in Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics or Bachelor of arts in Anthropology, Economics, History, Political Science & International Relations, Sociology, and Languages & Literature. We also offer Masters Degrees in Biology, Chemistry, Economics, Eurasian Studies, Math, Physics, and Political Science & International Relations and for doctoral students we offer PhDs in the Sciences as well as Eurasian Studies.

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Recent Submissions

  • Stitt, Nancy; Crape, Byron; Sarria-Santamera, Antonio (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2020-11)
    The last talk of our Fall 2020 speaker series will feature Nancy Stitt (RN, BSN, BC-RN; Nursing Professional Development Specialist; Program Director; Department of Nursing Education; Nazarbayev University School of ...
  • Schenk, Caress (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2020-11)
    The next talk of our Fall 2020 speaker series will feature Dr. Caress Schenk, (Associate Professor, Department of Political Science and International Relations, Nazarbayev University), who will discuss “Fact or Fiction: ...
  • Elliott, Bowen (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2020-10)
    The next talk of our Fall 2020 speaker series will feature Dr. Elliott Bowen, (Assistant Professor, Department of History, Philosophy, and Religious Studies Nazarbayev University), who will discuss “COVID-19, the Media, ...
  • Ruzhansky, Michael; Suragan, Durvudkhan; Yessirkegenov, Nurgissa (Springer, 2020-06-10)
    In this paper we describe the Euler semigroup {e−tE∗E}t>0 on homogeneous Lie groups, which allows us to obtain various types of the Hardy–Sobolev and Gagliardo–Nirenberg type inequalities for the Euler operator E. Moreover, ...
  • Aibekova, Lazzat; Bexeitova, Aizada; Aldabergenova, Arailym; Hortelano, Gonzalo; Ge, Zhangwen; Yi, Feng; Shao, Yiming; DeHovitz, Jack; Vermund, Sten H.; Ali, Syed (Hindawi, 2020-07-15)
    Background. Following the collapse of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republic (USSR) in 1991, trans-border mobility increased within the former Soviet Union (FSU) countries. In addition, drug-trafficking and injection drug ...
  • Griffin, Clare (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2020-09)
    The second talk of our Fall 2020 speaker series will feature Dr. Clare Griffin, (Assistant Professor, Department of History, Philosophy, and Religious Studies Nazarbayev University), who will discuss “Food, Cannibalism, ...
  • Arcet, Barbara; Dukarić, Maša; Kadyrsizova, Zhibek (MDPI, 2020-06-08)
    We consider a two-dimensional system which is a mathematical model for a temporal evolution of a well-stirred isothermal reaction system. We give sufficient conditions for the existence of purely imaginary eigenvalues of ...
  • Lavazza, Andrea; Farina, Mirko (Frontiers Media, 2020-07-14)
    In the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic, medical experts (virologists, epidemiologists, public health scholars, and statisticians alike) have become instrumental in suggesting policies to counteract the spread of coronavirus. Given ...
  • Baiseitova, Kuralay (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2020)
    Ceramic paste extrusion process, such as 3D printing, is commonly used for fabricating high quality products, like catalyst pellets for heterogeneous catalytic reactors, porous catalyst for cleaning gas released from an ...
  • Raimbekov, Temirlan (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2020)
    This thesis first reviews the Conditional Random Fields (CRF) model. Then, we introduce the Hierarchy and Exclusion (HEX) graphs and describe the probabilistic classification model based on these graphs (HEX model). Next, ...
  • Amanbek, Yerlan; Balgayev, Ilyas; Batyrkhanov, Kanat; Tan, Margaret (MDPI, 2020-07-09)
    Information and Communication Technology has been gaining importance in the economy of Kazakhstan, the largest landlocked country. In this paper, we investigate the factors that influence Kazakhstan’s e-Government portal ...
  • Ilyassov, Dulat (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2020)
    This thesis examines the construction and expression of a queer identity on the example of queer fiction written in Kazakh in modern Kazakhstan. A single work of fiction titled “Renaissance”, and written by a young Kazakh ...
  • lyassova, Ulbazar (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2020-08)
    Making jokes about women is a common pattern in contemporary male-dominated Kazakh comedy. Kazakh comedians make critical jokes about women, judging women’s behaviour and appearance and ridiculing them for following beauty ...
  • Bakbergenova, Meruyert (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2020)
    This paper analyzes the effects of recent tobacco control policies on smoking behavior in Kazakhstan. Exploiting data on cigarette smoking from the Global Adults Tobacco Survey (GATS) collected in 2014 and the Multiple ...
  • Good, Michael R.R.; Ju´arez-Aubry, Benito A.; Moustos, Dimitris; Temirkhan, Maksat (Springer Verlag, 2020-06)
    We study the detailed balance temperatures recorded along all classes of stationary, uniformly accelerated worldlines in four-dimensional Minkowski spacetime, namely along (i) linear uniform acceleration, (ii) cusped, ...
  • Kimel, Zhansaule (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2020-07-16)
    Many people believe that shuttle trade does not exist anymore and it is a thing of the past. Shuttle trade as an activity in which individual peddlers buy goods abroad and import them for resale in local markets and street ...
  • Abdikarim, Uldana (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2020-07-28)
    The aim of this paper was to study the effects of recently introduced pension reform in Kazakhstan on the welfare of the country. The effect of increase in mandatory retirement age for women from 58 to 63 was of primary ...
  • Ten, Yuliya (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2020-07-26)
    While gender binarism and heterosexual relations are widely present in traditional art spaces such as museums and art exhibitions in modern Kazakhstan, non-normative gender and sexual behavior can rarely be seen there. ...
  • Lim, Haewon (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2020)
    Public diplomacy has been the tool of choice for countries trying to gain international influence. With cultural centers such as the British Council, and Alliance Française having its roots from the late 19th to early 20th ...
  • Shomenov, Toreniyaz (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2020-05-05)
    Expectation values of singular operators evaluated in the framework of the Rayleigh-Ritz variational method in quantum mechanics may show slow convergence with increasing the number of basis functions, K. An example of ...

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