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Ali Koşar Among TGC Sedat Simavi Award Winners

Bagep 2014 winner Ali Koşar is among Journalists’ Society of Turkey (TGC) 2016 Sedat Simavi Awards winners.

Ali Koşar was awarded in the category of sciences for his work with the title of Numerical and experimental investigation on the effects of diameter and length on high mass flux subcooled flow boiling in horizontal microtubes.

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New Members of the Science Academy (November 2016)

The following scientists were elected as Science Academy, Turkey  members at the General Assembly on  27.11.2016.

 

Honorary Member

Dan P. McKenzie, Geology, University of Cambridge

 

Members

Hüsnü Can Başer, Pharmacy, Near East University

Ayşe Çağlar, Anthropology, University of Vienna

Ömer İlday, Physics, Bilkent University

Nesrin Hasırcı, Chemistry, Middle East Technical University

M. Pınar Mengüç, Mechanical Engineering,Energy,  Özyeğin University

Marsel Meşulam, Neurology, Northwestern University

Ali Polat, Geology, University of Windsor

Yasemin Soysal, Sociology, University of Essex

Tarık Tihan, Pathology, University of California

Aslıhan Yener, Archeology, Koç University / University of Chicago

Kamil Yılmaz, …

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Tosun Terzioğlu’s Contributions to Mathematics

Mathematician  Aydın Aytuna penned an article on  Science Academy member Tosun Terzioğlu we lost in February 2016.

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From The British Academy, on the Current Situation in Turkey

The British Academy makes updates on the current situation in Turkey. Please click to read.

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From Science Magazine (November 2016)

John Bohannon’s article on Turkey: Turkish government tightens grip on universities

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The Latest Intervention Against University Autonomy in Turkey

On October 29th, Day of the Republic, the Executive Decree no. 676 issued under conditions of State of Emergency has established a new system to designate university presidents. From now on, presidents of state universities will be appointed by the President of the Republic from among three candidates nominated by the Council of Higher Education (YÖK), and presidents of private foundation universities will be appointed again by the President of the Republic from among three candidates nominated by the board of trustees and approved by YÖK. Please click for the full text.

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Regarding The Suspension of the Archeological Excavations in Ephesus and Limyra

Please click to read the Science Academy’s statement regarding the suspension of the archeological excavations in Ephesus and Limyra.

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The Science Academy Report on ACADEMIC FREEDOMS – 2015-2016

The Science Academy released its latest report on academic freedoms in Turkey including important developments for University autonomy  in the period of 2015-2016.

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IUPAP Statement Regarding Academics in Turkey

IUPAP (International Union of Pure and Applied Physics) released a statement regarding academics in Turkey. Please click to read.

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Statement on the Academics Dismissed from Public Service under State of Emergency Ruling

The Science Academy deems it necessary to share with the general public its opinion on the dismissal of academics from public service within the scope of the ongoing state of emergency. Click here  to read the statement.

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