The Eurasian Research Institute of Khoja Akhmet Yassawi International Kazakh-Turkish University invites research projects that has no investment budget and has a capacity to contribute to the scientific and technological, economic, social and cultural development of the Eurasian region in prescribed format on one of the following topics.
Type of the projects This is considered as a publishing project. The project should contribute to scientific, educational, economic, social and cultural development (depending on the characteristics of the project) of Kazakhstan, Turkey, Eurasia, or the world. The period of this type of this project cannot to exceed 12 months. Who are eligible to apply? Especially senior academics, from Kazakhstan or other countries, actively engaged in the Eurasian Region researches are encouraged to apply. How to apply? Proposals should be made in the prescribed application format given in the attached file ((Annex 1)). Proposals should forward institute mail email@example.com, the Director of the Institute firstname.lastname@example.org. If the project is a joint venture then it should be explicitly mentioned. The complete “THE EURASIAN RESEARCH INSTITUTE PRINCIPLES AND PROCEDURES OF PROMOTION OF SCIENTIFIC PROJECTS” which inter alia provides details on the scope and coverage of scientific projects, principles and procedure, submission, appraisal, monitoring and review of research projects along with norms of funding, is available in the attached file ((Annex 2)). Submission and appraisal of proposals Project application is submitted directly by the project manager. The application is submitted in two hard copies and on a CD. Priority is given to inter institutional, international and interdisciplinary collaborative projects. After the preparation of the application and the completion of forms and annexes, the Management Board of the Institute provides a preliminary assessment and selects the best projects that are sent to two referees. Final decision is taken by the Management Board considering selection criteria. All proposals will be selected on the basis of the same set of 6 selection criteria. As a consequence, this set of selection criteria will apply, in the same way, to all calls that ERI will launch. Scientific Quality (The extent to which a proposal has a ground-breaking nature and ambition (excellence)).
Relevance (The extent to which the objectives of a proposal are consistent with beneficiaries’ requirements, country needs, global priorities and ERI policies)
Effectiveness (The extent to which the proposals’ objectives are expected to be achieved, taking into account their relative importance).
Efficiency (A measure of how economically resources/inputs (funds, expertise, time, etc.) are converted to results).
Impact (Potential positive and negative, primary and secondary long-term effects produced by the proposal, directly or indirectly, intended or unintended).
Sustainability (The continuation of benefits after the activities have been completed).