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A Panel on "Information on Project Applications" for Academics at CIU

The "Information on Project Applications" panel was organized by the Common Courses Unit of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences, Cyprus International University of (CIU).

In the panel moderated by the Assoc. Prof. Dr. Zehra Borataş Şensoy and Lecturer Dr. Erkay Özgör from the Common Courses Unit of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences information was provided about the projects that can be accessed by the universities of the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus and the application process.

Rector Prof. Dr. Halil Nadiri stated at his opening speech that such a panel about the projects had not been done before and it was the first time. Rector Prof. Dr. Halil Nadiri emphasized that the budget given to the projects supported by the CIU is 5 times higher than last year and Rector Halil Nadiri underlined the importance that has been given to scientific studies by CIU.

Dr. Erkay Özgör from the Common Courses Unit of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences made a presentation on "Project Opportunities" and made explanations about the projects and their addresses that the academics from the TRNC universities could access.

Evren Çavdır, expert at EU Coordination Center, the TRNC Prime Ministry provided information about the financial program and the types of project support for the Turkish Cypriot community by the European Union Commission. In the second session of the panel, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sevinç Kurt, The vice Dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts, Design and Architecture made explanations about her TÜBİTAK 1001 program project that she is the project co-ordinator for and shared her experience about the project process.

The Panel, which was held in the Çevik Uraz Conference Hall, ended with the questions and answers.

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