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APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR THE PROFESSOR ÇİĞDEM KAĞITÇIBAŞI HUMAN DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH AWARD

 

Applications have opened for the Professor Çiğdem Kağıtçıbaşı Human Development Research Award. The award was founded by the UNESCO Chair on Gender Equality and Sustainable Development. Candidates have until 1 March 2019 to apply for this year’s award which marks the third time it will be presented. The award recognizes applied scientific research projects in human development or the improvement of human wellbeing, primarily in psychology or other behavioral sciences, such as sociology and educational sciences. The award is open to young scientists or young social scientists who are Turkish nationals under the age of 40.

 

Application period: 3 December 2018 – 1 March 2019

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UNESCO Chair Has Been Established

UNESCO Chair In Gender Equality and Sustainable Development has been established at Koç University in the name of Prof. Çiğdem Kağıtçıbaşı, KOÇ-KAM Director and professor of psychology at Koç University. Opening ceremony for the UNESCO Chair took place on May 30, 2016 at Koç Pera. The ceremony was followed by “Kadın Odaklı” book launch, II. KOÇ-KAM Research Grants Symposium and 2015-16 KOÇ-KAM Research Grants.

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Koç University, KOÇ-KAM, Semahat Arsel Distinguished Honorary Fellow Award presented to Irina Bokova UNESCO Director-General

Koç University, KOÇ-KAM, Semahat Arsel Distinguished Honorary Fellow Award, is a recognition award to the respectable personas who have made significant contribution to the studies on topics of gender and problems of women.

The 1st of  this award was presented to Irina Bokova UNESCO Director-General on 7th January, 2015 with a reception at Divan Hotel Taksim.

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