Turkish scientist gets award from US president

Aydogan Ozcan, Assistant Professor of the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) has been named as one of the 94 winners of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers. Professor Ozcan received the award due to his development of a new microscope that works alongside a mobile phone. The device is designed to … Continue reading

Teachers welcome Turkish move modernise education in Turkey

Teachers in Turkey have welcomed the move by the Turkish government to modernise education in Turkey with the introduction of electronic boards in classrooms and the Turkish initiative to give 15 million laptops to students. The Movement to Increase Opportunities and Technology (FATIH) has been praised unanimously and will be totally implemented in Turkey within … Continue reading

Istanbul students to get to know Istanbul history

Students in Istanbul will be given the chance to learn about Istanbul with organised visits to museums are part of their education. Under a new project by Istanbul Provincial Education Directorate, students will spend three hours every month at different museums in the city to learn the history of Istanbul and participate in activities to … Continue reading

More autistic children to be given chance to gain University education

The Higher Education Board of Turkey (YOK) has revealed that a new policy is to be implemented that will gift more specially talented autistic children the chance to study at University. This happened after officials met a boy with rare musical talents who also had autism. 17 year old Bugra Cankir recently performed at a … Continue reading

Turkish students win medals in International Science Olympics

Turkish students have won 23 medals in various elements of science at the International Science Olympics. Representing the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) the students received a total of six gold medals, ten silver medals, and seven bronze medals to complete a successful Science Olympics for Turkey. The rewards for students who … Continue reading