RESULTS RESOURCES: 492 documents found
Eight Winners Ready to Change the World
Eight winners of the Change the World Around You! competition received grants up to $3,400 each to implement innovative projects across Kyrgyzstan. The winners received their awards at a ceremony at the University of Central Asia (UCA) in Bishkek on 26 June 2015.
UCA Summer Camp Hosts Science Day
The halls of the Sinegorie Pansionat resort on the shores of Lake Issyk-Kul in Kyrgyzstan were recently transformed into a science laboratory when the University of Central Asia (UCA) Summer Camp hosted Science Day.
International and Central Asian Collaboration Generates Innovative Enrichment Curriculum
What happens when you bring together international and Central Asian educators to create an academic enrichment programme for talented students?
UCA Summer Camp Counsellors Aim to Make a Difference
If you visit the north shore of Lake Issyk-Kul this summer, you are likely to come across a group of energetic young people from around the world, wearing blue tee shirts, busy managing groups of students from the University of Central Asia (UCA) Summer Camp.
Anthropologist’s Homecoming Highlights Unique Kyrgyz History and Culture
A recent book launch in Kyzyl-Jar village in Jalal-Abad province, southern Kyrgyzstan, highlighted unique aspects of Kyrgyz culture and celebrated hometown anthropologist Dr Elmira Köchümkulova.
Stunning 3-Month Exhibition Brings Kyrgyzstan’s Cities of the Dead to Life
Morton’s photographs brought more than 175 people to the Ismaili Centre, Toronto on 9 May 2015, for the opening of a three-month exhibition and launch of the book, Cities of the Dead: The Ancestral Cemeteries of Kyrgyzstan, authored by Professor Margaret Morton (Cooper Union) with texts contributed by Dr Elmira Köchümkulova and Altyn Kapalova (University of Central Asia) and Professor Nasser Rabbat (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). The exhibition is open to the public, from Tuesday to Sunday at the Ismaili Centre, Toronto until 30 July 2015.
International Survey Features Kyrgyzstan Spatial as a Top Solution That Saves Lives
Kyrgyzstan Spatial, the University of Central Asia’s Institute of Public Policy and Administration (UCA IPPA) and International Food Policy Research Institute’s (IFPRI) interactive online mapping tool and knowledge platform, was recently featured at the top of the list as a cutting-edge technology in Top Solutions That Save Lives in Humanitarian Response and Disaster Relief, a report by Aid and International Development Forum (AIDF).
University of Central Asia Hosts Media Skills Workshop
Civil society grantees of the Social Accountability Media Initiative (SAMI) from Bangladesh, the Kyrgyz Republic and Mongolia gathered at the University of Central Asia (UCA) in Bishkek from 20 to 24 April 2015 for a Presentation and Media Skills for Advocacy workshop.