New directions of NU’s partnership
The fifth meeting of the working Commission on coordination of activity of the Scientific-Educational Consortium between universities and research institutes of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the Republic of Belarus was held on the 13th of October 2016. The Meeting was chaired by Dr. Assemgul Moldazhanova, Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs of Gumilyov Eurasian National University and Dr. Sergei Kharitonchik, Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs and Information Technologies of Belarusian National Technical University.
The meeting provided participants with an opportunity to discuss and sum up the results of collaboration between academic institutions and scientific organizations in the Consortium in 2015 and during the first three quarters of 2016 as well as to approve the working plan of the Consortium for 2017-2018. The protocol on the fifth session was signed. Nazarbayev University and Belarusian State Pedagogical University named after Maxim Tank have been endorsed as members of the Consortium
The Scientific-Practical Conference “Innovative Solutions to the Problems of Knowledge Economy of Belarus and Kazakhstan” included a meeting with the participation of Kazakhstani and Belarusian higher education institutions. The Conference comprised the following sessions - multifunctional materials and technologies, energy and resource saving, new technologies in the agricultural sector and food security, information and communication technologies. The meeting of the Kazakhstani universities, held on the 14th October, 2016, with the leadership of the Belarusian State Pedagogical University named after Maxim Tank included the participation of Nazarbayev University representatives. The issues of organization of training courses for university leaders, implementation of joint projects have been discussed during the meeting.