07.11.2017 | A smart bus station, an innovative trash can and a chocolate printer will be announced by the finalists of the third “Science Slam – Kazakhstan”

November 9, Thursday, in Almaty will take place the popular science show “Science Slam – Kazakhstan”. The scientific event, initiated by the Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan – Elbasy, will be held for the third time. Seven young researchers will present their projects to the public.

Science Slam is competition of young scientists, in the “stand up” format. Each participant has no more than 10 minutes to witty, interesting, and most importantly, is available to convey his idea to a wide audience. The champion of the scientific duel will be determined by the sound level meter: who will receive the greater number of applauses, he will win. One of the main conditions of the battle is not to use scientific terms when demonstrating your research.

– Following the mission to support talented Kazakhstanis, in particular, motivating young scientists to develop science in the country, the N.Nazarbayev’s Foundation implements not only grant and competitive programs, but also conducts similar events. “Science Slam” shows and proves that engaging in science is a very exciting and fascinating process. Its goal is to draw attention to the society of young scientists and their scientific developments. Investigators should present their projects brightly and unconventionally, however the topic and depth of the issue should remain strictly scientific. As you can see, the task is not easy, but for the third year in a row we have seen a positive dynamics of the project development and interest in it for a growing number of applicants ready to compete for the title of the best slamer of Kazakhstan, – said Sergey Tohtarov, the deputy executive director and director of the Foundation’s representation in Almaty.

On a competitive basis, seven young researchers came to the final of the project.

A Student of KazNMU, named after S. Asfendiyarov, Dana Abdrakhmanova will tell how to get medicinal and cosmetic means from raw safflower. The master’s degree of the State University, named after M.H. Dulati, Bakhytzhamal Almuratova will explain the differences in non-verbal communication in Kazakhstan and Germany. What are the cross-cultural aspects of consumer behavior within the framework of the Eurasian Economic Union, the audience will learn by Gulira Abrayeva, the master’s student of the “Turan” University.

Nurlan Karimzhan, the Head of the Mechatronics and Intellectual Systems Laboratory, IUIT doctoral candidate will present a smart bus station “ecoStation, powered by solar energy. And about a clever trash could tell Rafael Hisamutdinov, a student of ENU, named after L.Gumilyov.

How to introduce the 3D-printing industry into the economy of Kazakhstan using the example of the “Chocolate printer”, know Ayim Tursynbekova, the undergraduate student of the University, named after S. Demirel. Gulnur Halmurzayeva – the GIS-engineer of the National Center for Space Research and Technology JSC will talk about the application of geoinformation systems in various fields.

Note that for the guests of the fight organizers this time prepared contests and quizzes with valuable prizes.

The event will take place November 9, at 14:00 at: Almaty, 10 M. Gandhi Str. Admission is free, but online registration is required.

Media representatives can be accredited for the contacts listed below.

Press Service of the Foundation of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan

PR-manager, Artur Zhumashev

+7 727 2700 641, +7 708 960 56 13

a.zhumashev@fpp.kz, www.fpp.kz

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