Near East University was represented in European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) which is Europe’s one of the most prestigious political science conferences, in Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic. The members of Near East University presented three papers on political issues at the conference.
According to a press statement released by the Press and Public Relations Directorate of Near East University, at the conference where many researchers and lecturers interested in or carrying out research in political issues gathered up, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nur Köprülü, Assist. Prof. Dr. Direnç Kanol and Dr. Zehra Azizbeyli from Faculty of Faculty of Economics and Administrative Sciences and Department of International Relations and Political Sciences represented three papers on three different sessions.
Near East University Publication released the book that titled as ‘Failing to make notification in North Cyprus Law and its legal consequences’. The book that written by Aysun Beydola, research assistant at Near East University, comprises the negative consequences that arise from not being able to make notification in North Cyprus law doctrine.
Law book that comprises issues emerging from failing to make legal notification
According to the press info released by the Directorate of Press and Public Relations Office of Near East University, the book that titled as ‘Failing to make notification in North Cyprus Law and its legal consequences’ is one of the significant studies regarding notification in North Cyprus law. The book as a scientific study provides information on how notification should be made in North Cyprus Law and gives detailed information regarding the causes leading to failure in making a legal notification and highlights the legal consequences that arise from this situation. The book also evaluates the regulations relevant to legal notice in Turkish law and British law.
As a result of 750 hours of hard work, RA 27 has been manufactured by the AR-GE teams of Near East University and is a solar powered vehicle, which operates solely by solar power and consists of more than 100 custom-engineered pieces. RA 27 has made its first debut by participating in the parade of the 20th July Peace and Freedom Day, which is held in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus, and has now been taken to South Africa to participate in a competition titled as “Sasol South Africa Solar Challenge”.
According to the press info release issued by the Directorate of Press and Public Relations of Near East University, the NEU AR-GE team; consisting of ten members have left the island to participate in the aforementioned competition which is to be held in the Republic of South Africa on 24th September-1st October, 2016.
The competition that is known as an alternative fuel vehicle auto racing challenge is titled as ‘Sasol South Africa Solar Challenge’ and this year it is to give start in the capital of South Africa, Pretoria, and is to end in Cape Town City. It was pointed out that the competition will be rather challenging as it will be held on roads which are open to normal traffic and is to continue for around 2500 km. Furthermore, it was stated that the competition is annually by the “Fédération Intérnationalé de l’Automobilé (FIA); International Solarcar Federation (ISF); and Motorsport South Africa (MSA). It was also stressed that the first of the challenge was run in 2008 and that the challenge route may change from year. This year, the competition is to commence at the capital of South Africa, Pretoria on 24th September and end in Cape Town City on 1st October, 2016.
Near East University RA 27 will be competing against 16 different teams at the “Sasol South Africa Solar Challenge”, teams which are from Holland, Japan, Hungary, Turkey, Poland and Republic of South Africa. The challenge is to completed over eight days and just as it was done in the previous year, Near East University will represent the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and wave its flag in South Africa.
RA 27 is manufactured with cutting-edge technology; it operates with two 1800 Watt DC (direct current) motors, has 392 custom-engineered solar panels and 416 batteries. RA 27 has four wheels and is able to make a maximum speed of 150 km/h. Even under the conditions where there is no sunlight, it has the capacity to run for 440 km.
The competition will be live-streamed for those who would like to follow…
According to the info release, the competition which will be completed over eight days may be followed via live streamed and those who are interested in the status of the RA 27 are advised to visit the solarcar.neu.edu.tr link.
It was revealed that two academicians from the Near East University, Prof. Dr. Uğurcan Akyüz and Hasan Zeybek, attended the Fourth International Art Colony-2016 which was held at the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Sarajevo.
According to the press release issued by the Directorate of Press and Public Relations of Near East University, just as they did in the previous year, the Dean of Faculty of Architecture and Representative Dean of Faculty of Fine Arts and Design; Prof. Dr. Uğurcan Akyüz, and Academic Member of NEU Hasan Zeybek attended the International Art Colony. It was added that this year, the Fourth of this International Art Colony was held in SARAJEVO-2016 which is due to end on the 9th September, 2016. It was pointed out that a total of twenty eight guests had attended the event from twelve countries some of which include the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC); Chili; Germany; France; England; Ukraine; Russia; and Italy.
The book titled Comparative Book of Divorce Causes Included in North Cyprus Law and Turkish Law and written by Fartma Arslan, lecturer of Faculty of Law of Near East University, was published by the Near East University Press.
According to a press info released by the Press and Public Relations Directorate of Near East University, a book focusing on the reasons of divorce included in North Cyprus Law and Turkish Law was first time documented and written by Fatma Arslan, lecturer of Faculty of Law of Near East University. The book involves a comprehensive comparison of reasons of divorce included in both the law of Turkish Republic of North Cyprus and Republic of Turkey.
The VI. Euroasia International Architecture, Civil Engineering and Art Schools Festival which was held in TRNC and hosted by the Near East University ended with a closing ceremony.
The last of the festival which first started six years ago through the initiatives and efforts of Prof. Ducen Kasseinov, the General Secretary of TURKSOY, and Rector Prof. Amirlan Kussainov Kazakhistan Leader Academy of Architecture and Civil Engineering (KazGASA) completed with participation scientists, researchers and students mainly coming from Kazakhistan, Russia, Bulgaria, Holland, Kyrgyzstan, Hungary, Turkey and Ukraine, in total 15 countries participated in the festival.
In line with the main objective of the festival, the jury gathered up to decide on the top projects in five main disciplines (architecture, design, civil engineering, construction material products and production, wood and wood products technology) assessed the projects throughout the day. At the end of the assessment process, the projects were assessed under 13 titles; Urban Planning, Housing and Public Buildings in Architecture, Renovation and Restoration, Landscape Architecture, Architectural Design, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Fashion Design, Analysis and Structures Design, Industrial and Civil Engineering Technology, Environmental Engineering, construction material products and production, Wood and wood products technology, and the top projects sharing 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places were determined. In total, 39 projects deemed worthy to be awarded.
Near East University obtained the awards coming 2nd and 3rd Graphic Design field and came 3rd in Landscape Architecture.
Sorrowful day of Near East University, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Atila Türk, one of the most prominent figures of Near East University passed away after a six months hospitalization.
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Atila Türk was regarded as one of the most prominent and respected figures in his field due to his extraordinary skills in using the language and specializing on the field subjects. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Türk served quite a long time at the Faculty of Communication of Near East University. During his service at the university, he always emphasized that he regarded the Near East University as his home and his students and colleagues as his family. A funeral ceremony was organized by the Rectorate of Near East University with participation of many of his colleagues and students, and following the speeches delivered in memory of him by his colleagues and students, he was buried to Nicosia Cemetery, nearby the campus of Near East University.
NEU Security Academy to start on 12 November
New Security Issues to be discussed at NEU Security Academy
Near East Institute of the Near East University will held the second of “Security Academy” throughout which various aspects of security issues are discussed in a systematic and dynamic way by specialists specializing on various fields of security issues.
According to a press info released by the Press and Public Relations Directorate of the Near East University, the second of “Security Academy” that will be titled “International Security and Crisis Management / New Security Concepts and Applications” and chaired by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Umut Koldaş, Director of Near East Institute, and Ercan Çitlioğlu, Supervisor of Near East Institute, will host many subject specialists, bureaucrats, diplomats, politicians from Cyprus and Turkey, and will take place between 12 November-14 January. The certificate program will be carried out at Hall 4 of Grand Library, on Saturdays between 10.00-13.30 hours.
Prof. Dr. Ghadir Golkarian, lecturer at the Near East University Faculty of Arts and Sciences, was awarded by Tabriz Metropolitan Municipality.
According to press info released by the Directorate of Press and Public Relations Office of Near East University, the Association of Azerbaijani Authors and the General Directorate of Arts and Culture Affairs of Tabriz Metropolitan Municipality of East Azerbaijan Province awarded Prof. Dr. Ghadi Golkarian with a prize of 5000 Euro, a silverwork simurg painting and a plaque in recognition of his five years lasting efforts and research for preparing Azerbaijani Turkish-Persian General Dictionary.
The dictionary, which was copyrighted by Prof. Dr. Ghadir Golkarian, is in compliance with the standards of International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) System that devised by International Phonetic Association . The dictionary also comprises the contemporary sets that currently used in North-South Azerbaijan.
The dictionary also covers sound features, term sub-syntagms, origin of words and grammatical features.
Near East University Faculty Member Prof. Dr. Golkarian was presented his award by the Mayor of Tabriz Metropolitan Municipality.