Bilkent Researchers Receive Prestigious European Research Council Award

Bilkent Researchers Receive Prestigious European Research Council Award

December 16, 2013

Three Bilkent University faculty members have recently received grants from the European Research Council (ERC). Assoc. Prof. Mehmet Bayındır and Asst. Prof. Ömer İlday were awarded ERC Consolidator Grants, and Asst. Prof. Ebru Erbay

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Operational Research Club Presents 9th Youth Academy

Operational Research Club Presents 9th Youth Academy

December 16, 2013

Genç Akademi (Youth Academy) is a national conference for university students organized by the Bilkent University Operational Research Club. It takes place every year and has grown to the point where it attracts over

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MBG Faculty Members Receive EMBO Installation Grants

MBG Faculty Members Receive EMBO Installation Grants

December 16, 2013

Assistant Professors Özgür Şahin and Deniz Atasoy, members of the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics since September 2013, have been awarded the prestigious European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) Installation Grants. Dr. Şahin’s research

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Student Boycott Protests Food Prices

Student Boycott Protests Food Prices

December 16, 2013

A group of Bilkent University students initiated a boycott on Monday, December 9 in front of the FEASS Building to protest the table d’hote meal prices on campus. Students who are members of the

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Ex Libris: News from the Library

Ex Libris: News from the Library

December 16, 2013

Bilkent University Library has two special events this week. On Tuesday, December 17, we will host the first of our “Bilkent’te Kütüphanecilik Seminerleri” for this year. The seminar will address the important subject of

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IR Talk Focuses on Turkey-Europe-Middle East Triangle

IR Talk Focuses on Turkey-Europe-Middle East Triangle

December 16, 2013

On Wednesday, December 11, Dr. Defne Günay (University of Sheffield, UK) gave a talk to IR faculty members and postgraduate students. Her topic was “Europeanization and State Capacity: Turkey in the Middle East.” One

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Democracy in Turkey Discussed at Polity, Society and the World Seminar

Democracy in Turkey Discussed at Polity, Society and the World Seminar

December 16, 2013

On Wednesday, December 11, the Bilkent University Seminar Series on Polity, Society and the World welcomed distinguished political science scholar Prof. Sabri Sayarı, who delivered a lecture on “Turkey’s Experience with Democracy.” The talk

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International Student Skits Show Funny Side of Life in Turkey

International Student Skits Show Funny Side of Life in Turkey

December 16, 2013

BY GONCA ARAZ (MAN/III) On December 11, international and exchange students who are taking Turkish 111 and 112 performed short plays in Turkish as their end-of-semester presentations. The students impressed the audience with their

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