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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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  • Al-Obaidy, Saba S. M.; Greenway, Gillian M.; Paunov, Vesselin N. (MDPI, 2021-09-02)
    We report on an active nanocarrier for chlorhexidine (CHX) based on sterically stabilized shellac nanoparticles (NPs) with dual surface functionalization, which greatly enhances the antimicrobial action of CHX. The fabrication ...
  • Kurbanova, Bayan A.; Mussabek, Gauhar K.; Timoshenko, Viktor Y.; Lysenko, Vladimir; Utegulov, Zhandos N. (MDPI, 2021-09-13)
    We present results on the photothermal (PT) and heat conductive properties of nanogranular silicon (Si) films synthesized by evaporation of colloidal droplets (drop-casting) of 100 ± 50 nm-sized crystalline Si nanoparticles ...
  • Ozhmegov, Kirill; Kawalek, Anna; Garbiec, Dariusz; Dyja, Henryk; Arbuz, Alexandr (MDPI, 2021-09-02)
    irconium is used as a structural material for use in aggressive environments, including the core of nuclear reactors. The traditional technology of manufacturing the structural elements of zirconium nuclear reactors is ...
  • Kussainova, Meiramgul (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2021-04)
    Дәріс жоғары оқу орындарында Қазақстан тарихы курсын тарихи деректерге негізделе оқыту үрдісінің басты ерекшеліктері қарастырылады. Қазақстан тарихының жазбаша және ауызша деректер қорының сипаттамасы, ғылыми зерттелуі, ...
  • Kurmanbay, Gultas (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2021-02)
    Дәрісте профессор Абай шығармаларындағы ізгілік, адамгершілік ойларды рухани айналымға түсіріп, ең алдымен, жастарды Абай талабымен тәрбиелеп, азаматтық санаға жеткізіп, отбасылық жауапкершілікке даярлауды сөз етеді. Сонан ...
  • Aitekenov, Sultan; Gaipov, Abduzhappar; Bukasov, Rostislav (Talanta, 2021)
    Extensive medical research showed that patients, with high protein concentration in urine, have various kinds of kidney diseases, referred to as proteinuria. Urinary protein biomarkers are useful for diagnosis of many ...
  • Baiken, Yeldar; Kanayeva, Damira; Taipakova, Sabira; Groisman, Regina; Ishchenko, Alexander A.; Begimbetova, Dinara; Matkarimov, Bakhyt; Saparbaev, Murat (Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology, 2021-01-22)
    Chemical alterations in DNA induced by genotoxic factors can have a complex nature such as bulky DNA adducts, interstrand DNA cross-links (ICLs), and clustered DNA lesions (including double-strand breaks, DSB). Complex ...
  • Orazaliyeva, Elmira (Nazarbayev University School of Sciences and Humanities, 2021-03-26)
    Дәріс пәнаралық сабақтастық негізінде қалыптасып дамып келе жатқан тілтаным мәселелерін жүйелеуге бағытталған. Когнитология саласының әдебиетпен, пәлсапамен, тарихпен, әлеуметтанумен, психологиямен байланысқан ғылыми ...
  • Bukasov, Rostislav; Dossym, Dina; Filchakova, Olena (Analytical Methods, 2020-12-07)
    RNA-based viruses likely make up the highest pandemic threat among all known pathogens in about the last 100 years, since the Spanish Flu of 1918 with 50 M deaths up to COVID-19. Nowadays, an efficient and affordable testing ...
  • Burster, Timo; Gärtner, Fabian; Bulach, Christiane; Zhanapiya, Anuar; Gihring, Adrian; Knippschild, Uwe (Pharmaceuticals, 2021-03-08)
    Immunotherapy has been established as an important area in the therapy of malignant diseases. Immunogenicity sufficient for immune recognition and subsequent elimination can be bypassed by tumors through altered and/or ...
  • Kauanova, Sholpan; Urazbayev, Arshat; Vorobjev, Ivan (Front. Cell Dev. Biol., 2021-03-11)
    Wound healing assay performed with automated microscopy is widely used in drug testing, cancer cell analysis, and similar approaches. It is easy to perform, and the results are reproducible. However, it is usually used ...
  • Vollbrecht, Joachim; Brus, Viktor V. (MDPI AG, 2021-08-06)
    Non-geminate recombination, as one of the most relevant loss mechanisms in organic and perovskite solar cells, deserves special attention in research efforts to further increase device performance. It can be subdivided ...
  • Kattner, Patricia; Zeiler, Katharina; Herbener, Verena J.; Ferla-Brühl, Katia La; Kassubek, Rebecca; Grunert, Michael; Burster, Timo; Brühl, Oliver; Weber, Anna Sarah; Strobel, Hannah; Karpel-Massler, Georg; Ott, Sibylle; Hagedorn, Alexa; Tews, Daniel; Schulz, Ansgar; Prasad, Vikas; Siegelin, Markus D.; Nonnenmacher, Lisa; Fischer-Posovszky, Pamela; Halatsch, Marc-Eric; Debatin, Klaus-Michael; Westhoff, Mike-Andrew (Theranostics, 2021)
    Cancers in animals present a large, underutilized reservoir of biomedical information with critical implication for human oncology and medicine in general. Discussing two distinct areas of tumour biology in non-human hosts, ...
  • Good, Michael R. R.; Linder, Eric V. (Universe, 2021-03-05)
    We study the quantum radiation of particle production by vacuum from an ultra-relativistic moving mirror (dynamical Casimir effect) solution that allows (possibly for the first time) analytically calculable time evolution ...
  • Kaikanov, Marat; Kemelbay, Aidar; Amanzhulov, Bauyrzhan; Demeuova, Gulzat; Akhtanova, Gulnur; Bozheyev, Farabi; Tikhonov, Alexander (IOP Publishing Ltd, 2021-01-11)
    Silver nanowire (AgNW) networks have attracted particular attention as transparent conductive films (TCF) due to their high conductivity, flexibility, transparency, and large scale processing compatible synthesis. As-prepared ...
  • Saidova, Aleena A.; Potashnikova, Daria M.; Tvorogova, Anna V.; Paklina, Oxana V.; Veliev, Evgeniy I.; Knyshinsky, Grigoriy V.; Setdikova, Galiya R.; Rotin, Daniil L.; Maly, Ivan V.; Hofmann, Wilma A.; Vorobjev, Ivan A. (Public Library of Science, 2021-05-21)
    Early diagnosis of prostate cancer is a challenging issue due to the lack of specific markers. Therefore, a sensitive diagnostic marker that is expressed or upregulated exclusively in prostate cancer cells would facilitate ...
  • Schenk, Caress (Cambridge University Press, 2021-02-09)
    Migrants are an easy, visible Other, seeming to fall neatly into the us-versus-Them framework of nationalism. Nevertheless, much of the scholarly approach to migrant identity, with the partial exception of a largely separate ...
  • Shevtsov, Vladislav; Kairzhanova, Alma; Shevtsov, Alexandr; Shustov, Alexandr; Kalendar, Ruslan; Abdrakhmanov, Sarsenbay; Lukhnova, Larissa; Izbanova, Uinkul; Ramankulov, Yerlan; Vergnaud, Gilles (Public Library of Science, 2021-05-17)
    Tularemia is a highly dangerous zoonotic infection due to the bacteria Francisella tularensis. Low genetic diversity promoted the use of polymorphic tandem repeats (MLVA) as first-line assay for genetic description. Whole ...
  • Farina, Mirko (Adaptive Behavior, 2021-02-01)
    This article is intended as a response to Goldinger et al. and to all those, an increasing minority in the sciences, who still belittle the contribution of embodied cognition to our understanding of human cognitive behaviour. ...
  • Rudolf, Mark A.; Andreeva, Anna; Kozlowski, Mikolaj M.; Kim, Christina E.; Moskowitz, Bailey A.; Anaya-Rocha, Alejandro; Kelley, Matthew W.; Corwin, Jeffrey T. (Society for Neuroscience, 2020-05-13)
    Loss of sensory hair cells causes permanent hearing and balance deficits in humans and other mammals, but for nonmammals such deficits are temporary. Nonmammals recover hearing and balance sensitivity after supporting cells ...

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