Office of the Provost

Nazarbayev University scholars conduct research in many fields, and seek to expand human knowledge through innovation, analysis, and collaboration. With more than 450 faculty and researchers, within 5 years since its inception, Nazarbayev University has become a leading research university in Kazakhstan. NU research is supported by the government of the Republic of Kazakhstan, local and international organizations, and is carried out in the Schools, Research Centers and Institutes.

Nazarbayev University has expert faculty members and researchers in many research fields, ranging from engineering and material science to medical research to social sciences. Please visit our website to find comprehensive information on the NU research activities and profiles of faculty and researchers.



Pure is a comprehensive research information management, networking and expertise discovery system to enable evidence-based decisions, promote collaboration, simplify administration and optimize impact.

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SciVal offers quick, easy access to research performance of more than 16,000

research institutions and their associated researchers from 231 nations worldwide.

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FUNDING INSTITUTIONAL – is a searchable database of public and private funding

opportunities in all fields. You can search grants for your scientific projects by:

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InCites – is a tool developed by Clarivate Analytics, the owner and the developer of Web of Science. Built on the foundation of WOS, InCites uses the most thorough, accurate, and objective data available and provides advanced analytical and visualization functions. Using this platform you can:

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