2018 - 2019 academic year

 

April 2019

AlmaU Research Trainings

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Date/Time

Place

Topic

Training Leader

02.04.2019

14:30-16:00

337

Academic writing style and translation tips

Danial Saari

10.04.2019

11:00-12:30

412

Academic writing style and translation tips

Danial Saari

12.04.2019

10:00-11:30

325

Steps in conducting a field research

Aigerim Raimzhanova

18.04.2019

10:00-11:00

311B

The use of statistical methods to evaluate research data

Nataliya Koroleva

19.04.2019

15:00-16:30

409

International referencing styles (i.e. APA, Harvard)

Azhar Serikkaliyeva

23.04.2019

15:00-16:30

A402

International referencing styles (i.e. APA, Harvard)

Azhar Serikkaliyeva

24.04.2019

15:00-16:00

309

The use of statistical methods to evaluate research data

Nataliya Koroleva

30.04.2019

16:00-17:00

325

Steps in conducting a field research

Aigerim Raimzhanova

 

 

18 March 2019

Seminar on “China Power Project” by AidData (College of William & Mary, VA, USA)

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The seminar hosted by AidData Researchers (College of William & Mary, VA, USA) who are conducting research within the "China Power Project" in cooperation with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (Washington, D.C., USA).

Speakers:

Siddhartha Ghose - Associate Director of the Transparent Development Footprints program at AidData

Austin Baehr - Program Manager on AidData's Transparent Development Footprints program

 

 

 

13 March 2019

Round table "Quality of research trainings in Kazakhstan: opportunities and challenges."

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Constructive discussion of effective forms of research training as an important element in the way of improving the quality of research in Kazakhstan.

 

 

March, 2019

AlmaU Research Trainings

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Date/Time

Place

Topic

Training Leader

4.03.2019

10:00-11:30

A303

 

The guide to writing a research paper

Alimshan Faizullayev

 

5.03.2019

16:00-17:30

409

How to conduct an “awful” interview (guide to qualitative semi-structured interview)

 

Alberto Frigerio (with translation)

 

11.03.2019

10:00-12:00

429

How to conduct an “awful” interview (guide to qualitative semi-structured interview)

 

Alberto Frigerio (with translation)

 

12.03.2019

16:00-17:30

A500

The guide to writing a research paper

Alimshan Faizullayev

 

19.03.2019

16:00-17:30

A302

Information session from the School of Engineering: available IT platforms for data analysis

 

Kuanysh Abeshev/Timur Bakibayev

 

19.03.2019

14:30-16:00

A302

Scopus article search and analysis

Azhar Serikkaliyeva

 

26.03.2019

10:00-11:30

308

Scopus article search and analysis

Azhar Serikkaliyeva

 

28.03.2019

11:00-12:30

A302

Information session from the School of Engineering Management: available IT platforms for data analysis

 

Kuanysh Abeshev/Timur Bakibayev

 

 

05 February 2019

“Academic integrity in higher education institutions of Kazakhstan: Improving the quality of scientific publications” Roundtable

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The following topics were discussed in the framework of the roundtable: principles of academic integrity in Kazakhstani universities; developing the quality of the academic journals in Kazakhstan; the process of entering Scopus and Web of Science databases for Kazakhstani journals.

 

The list of speakers included Aliya Ospanova, Elsevier Regional Director for Central Asia; Ali Takhmazov, Plagiat.pl Executive Director; as well as representatives from the Al-farabi Kazakh National University, Abai Kazakh National Pedagogical University, “Narxoz” University, UIB, Satbayev University, Asfendiyarov KazNMU, and KazNAU.

 

February, 2019

AlmaU Research Trainings

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Date and time

Place

Topic

Training leader

19.02.2019

15:30-17:00

A302

Basic skills in writing research papers in peer-reviewed journals

Dr. Azhar Serikkaliyeva, research fellow

22.02.2019

10:00-11:30

 

A203

 

Literature search in library databases (such as РМЭБ, EBSCO, Zhanium.com, Ebrary, SpringerLink, IPRbooks, ScienceDirect, Scopus, Polpred, Web of Science, Google)

 

Julia Kolchina/Adlet Chetykbayev/Aigerim Serikbekova

26.02.2019

10:30-12:00

 

412

Basic skills in writing research papers in peer-reviewed journals

Dr. Azhar Serikkaliyeva, research fellow

27.02.2019

15:30-17:00

 

A203

Literature search in library databases (such as РМЭБ, EBSCO, Zhanium.com, Ebrary, SpringerLink, IPRbooks, ScienceDirect, Scopus, Polpred, Web of Science, Google)

Julia Kolchina/Adlet Chetykbayev/Aigerim Serikbekova

 

 

14-15 January, 2019
Winter research seminar
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The Research and Development department organized winter research seminars from 14th - 15th of January 2019 with internal and external experts. The aim of the seminars was to develop research skills. The program included the following topics:

 

  1. Web of Science platform and author’s publication strategy (article search and how to publish a paper in an international journal)
  2. Finalizing a research topic and choosing an appropriate academic journal and conference for publication
  3. Research methodology: Qualitative research methods
  4. The use of Springerlink platform for research publications, how to avoid black-listed journals and publish in high-impact journals
  5. Literature review and the use of peer-reviewed sources
  6. Research methodology: Quantitative research methods
  7. Code of ethics in academic research: case studies
  8. Open discussion regarding research interests and ideas  (in English language)

 

7-8 November, 2018

 

 

 

21 September,  2018

How to use ScienceDirect.com and Scopus for scientific research?