Nazarbayev University and its scientists have won prestigious awards for their research publications. Clarivate Analytics has presented its annual Web of Science Award for contribution to the development of higher education and scientific research. This year, Nazarbayev University won an independent award in “Publication Leader in Web of Science Core Collection in the last three years among universities of the Republic of Kazakhstan” nomination.
“We are very happy to win this particular award. And we are very pleased to collaborate with other universities in Kazakhstan, to bring in professors and students from other universities to work together in order to contribute to the research process in Kazakhstan, to improve the social life of people, and also, the economy”, said Provost Ilesanmi Adesida.
This prestigious award confirms that Nazarbayev University has become the leader in publication activity among universities and scientific organizations of Central Asia and the Caucasus for the third year in a row.
Also, seven Nazarbayev University scientists won personal awards for their research activities:
Zhumabay Bakenov and Aliya Mukanova received awards in “Authors from Kazakhstan of a highly cited article in Nanotechnology” category;
Aliya Kuzhabekova and Maxat Kassen received their in “Publication Leader in Social Science” nomination;
Abduzhappar Gaipov, Timur Atabaev and Ruslan Kalendar won awards in the “Top peer reviewer” category.