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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

  • Beznosko, Dmitriy; Beremkulov, Т.; Iakovlev, A.; Jakupov, S; Turganov, D.; Tussipzhan, A; Uakhitov, T.; Vildanova, M.I.; Yeltokov, A; Zhukov, V.V. (Nazarbayev University, School of Sciences and Humanities, 2019-06-12)
    In March of 2018, after the completion of the Physics Run 2, an upgrade has been installed at an innovative detector system Horizon-T, with the upgraded version now called Horizon-10T. It was constructed to study Extensive ...
  • Good, Michael R. R.; Myrzakul, Aizhan; Yelshibekov, Khalykbek; Ong, Yen Chin (Nazarbayev University, School of Sciences and Humanities, 2018-01-24)
    The giant tortoise coordinate is a moving mirror inspired generalization of the ReggeWheeler counterpart that demonstrates a unitary evaporating black hole emitting a total finite energy.
  • Akulin, Vladimir M.; Mandilara, Aikaterini; Zhiyenbayev, Yertay (Nazarbayev University, School of Sciences and Humanities, 2018-01-15)
    Given a set of quantum gates and a target unitary operation, the most elementary task of quantum compiling is the identification of a sequence of the gates that approximates the target unitary to a determined precision ε. ...
  • Myrzakhmetov, Bagdat; Assylbekov, Zhenisbek; Makazhanov, Aibek (Nazarbayev University, School of Sciences and Humanities, 2018-05-12)
    We compare manual and automatic approaches to the problem of extracting bitexts from the Web in the framework of a case study on building a Russian-Kazakh parallel corpus. Our findings suggest that targeted, site-specific ...
  • Real, Sandra (Nazarbayev University, School of Humanities and Social Sciences., 2019)
    Kumis, a beverage made with fermented mare´s milk, is a part of national cuisine, symbol of health, and unique cultural identity in modern Kazakhstan. It is also a part of the traditional cycle of horse husbandry and the ...
  • Baltabayeva, Gaukhar (Nazarbayev University, School of Humanities and Social Sciences., 2019)
    International students are generally neglected as a type of migrating population in the literature. However, building on transnationalism theory in migration studies, the present thesis demonstrates that current and former ...
  • Kaliyeva, Assem (Nazarbayev University, School of Humanities and Social Sciences., 2019)
    The waste management system of Nur-Sultan is a large-scale complex that provides the services like waste collection, sorting, recycling and burying in the landfill. The main organizations that are directly involved in these ...
  • Kosherbayeva, Adel (Nazarbayev University, School of Humanities and Social Sciences., 2019)
    Critical literature on ageing and old age points to the pervasiveness of ageism, whereas aged people do not celebrate high social status in modern industrial capitalist societies. At the same time, anti-ageing discourses ...
  • Tatkeyeva, Zhanar (Nazarbayev University, School of Humanities and Social Sciences., 2018)
    This research analyzes the construction of gender roles perceptions among youth in the Kazakhstani context. The study applies Inglehart’s modernization theory that argues that socioeconomic development will lead to the ...
  • Nurkanova, Jamilya (Nazarbayev University, School of Humanities and Social Sciences., 2018)
    Today, Kazakhstan is only beginning to grasp the challenge of non-violent radicalization among Muslim women. By placing Islamization within the framework of securitization, the state is reviving and adjusting the discourse ...
  • Birzhanova, Dina (Nazarbayev University, School of Humanities and Social Sciences., 2018)
    This research complements existing quantitative literature on the role of the non-permanents members in the UNSC. In particular, the research analyzes to what extent the UNSC non-permanent members successfully promote their ...
  • Amriyeva, Yerkezhan (Nazarbayev University, School of Humanities and Social Sciences., 2018)
    Kazakhstan has become an attractive destination for many migrants from Central Asia, namely from Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan. According to the International Organization for Migration, in 2016 the number of ...
  • Altynbayeva, Zhadyra (Nazarbayev University, School of Humanities and Social Sciences., 2018)
    The scholarship on business disputes settlement in non-democracies while emphasizing the importance of lawyers cannot explain why and how they shape the businesses disputing behavior. I argue that lawyers’ case choices ...
  • Zhylysbayeva, Sanimay (Nazarbayev University, School of Humanities and Social Sciences., 2018)
    According to the official discourse of President Nazarbayev, Kazakhstan is presented as a multiethnic state with national identity program that includes interest of all ethnic groups. However, in academic literature there ...
  • Ainabek Zhanakhmetov (Nazarbayev University, School of Humanities and Social Sciences., 2018)
    One of the most orthodox wisdoms among scholars studying compliance with international environmental agreements (IEAs) is that democratic states are far better compliers compared to autocracies. However, such focus on ...
  • Ibrayev, Muratkhan (Nazarbayev University, School of Humanities and Social Sciences., 2018)
    This study aims to investigate the determinants of capital structure in Kazakhstan and to analyze the e ects of the 2015 nancial crisis in Kazakhstan on the determinants of the capital structure of large rms. The ...
  • Kakenova, Aizhan (Nazarbayev University, School of Humanities and Social Sciences., 2017)
    In this thesis, I investigate the effect of the state language policy on the ethnic minorities’ opportunities in regards to their education and employment. My study demonstrates that one of the effects of the state language ...
  • Alibayev, Yerdaulet (Nazarbayev University, School of Humanities and Social Sciences., 2017)
    This thesis is a qualitative study aimed to explore the extent to which the state and entrepreneurs impact the transnational development of the IT sector in Kazakhstan. In this study, I surveyed 42 IT entrepreneurs and ...
  • Otan, Merey (Nazarbayev University, School of Humanities and Social Sciences., 2019)
    In the two decades since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the musical landscape in Kazakhstan has come to include diverse localized versions of global music. The alternative soundscape of modern Kazakhstan encompasses ...
  • Adilkhanova, Zarina (Nazarbayev University, School of Humanities and Social Sciences., 2019)
    This paper studies trade credit and delinquency determinants, together with its behavior during the financial crisis in Kazakhstan, using a unique dataset on large firms from 2009 to 2016. To analyze trade credit, such ...

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