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A SCIENTIFIC JOURNEY FROM IZMIR TO “MIT”
A SCIENTIFIC JOURNEY FROM IZMIR TO “MIT”

Cansu Tayaksi, who recently completed her Ph.D. in Business Administration at Graduate School of Business, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), will continue her academic studies as a scientist at Massachusetts Institute of Technology – MIT, winner of 85 Nobel prizes. Tayaksi, who completed her Ph.D. study in the field of Operations Management, will be representing Izmir University of Economics at MIT, known as the world’s best technical university in technology and engineering, and continue her studies in the field of “Supply Chain Management”. 


INFORMATION ABOUT SWEDISH SOCIETY
INFORMATION ABOUT SWEDISH SOCIETY

Therese Hydén, Consul General of Sweden in Istanbul, has delivered “Swedish Society: Global and Regional Issues in 21st Century" titled seminar to the students of Izmir University of Economics. Before the seminar, Hydén visited Rector Prof. Dr. Can Şimga Muğan at her office.


DO NOT LET THE CHANGE OF SEASONS “TIRE YOU OUT”!
DO NOT LET THE CHANGE OF SEASONS “TIRE YOU OUT”!

As the sunny, warm days, give way to rainy, cold days, fatigue, exhaustion, and moodiness come knocking on our door. The experts believe that seasonal depression, also known as Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD), which is triggered by less sunlight during winter, is not all that innocent.


UNDERSTANDING CHILDREN’S WRITING ISSUES
UNDERSTANDING CHILDREN’S WRITING ISSUES

Children might be experiencing difficulties in writing; drawing despite it has been a month since the beginning of the academic year. The experts report that muscle development in children occur from shoulders to fingers, basically this means that children develop the larger muscles of the trunk and arms before the smaller muscles of the hands, and that they need time and attention to develop ‘fine motor skills’. The experts recommend a series of activities that would increase children’s hand skills such as hanging objects on the string with clothespins, or playing with play-doh instead of getting angry with children.


World University Rankings 2018
World University Rankings 2018

Izmir University of Economics (IUE) became the 76th academic institution with the most citations per faculty between the 2.938 universities across Eastern Europe and Central Asia. IUE also moved up to the 104th place in faculty per student ratio, and #200-250  in general ranking conducted by QS World University Rankings 2018 Regional Ranking.   


EXCITING EMERGENCY SIMULATIONS OF PARAMEDIC STUDENTS
EXCITING EMERGENCY SIMULATIONS OF PARAMEDIC STUDENTS

IUE “paramedics” learn about saving patients, responding to emergencies, and transporting to hospitals on the field. Students of Paramedic Program, Vocational School of Health Services, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), who take part in real life rescue scenarios, participated in a training drill where they had to rescue an injured person at a mountain. Students responded to the scene of the accident, and moved the patient to a safer place.


A SUCCESS DEDICATED TO FREEDOM OF WOMEN
A SUCCESS DEDICATED TO FREEDOM OF WOMEN

Özgün İnceoğlu, IUE Fashion Designer, who reflects the idea of freedom of women to her designs, came in second place with her “Athena” titled collection at the “7th Deri’n Fikirler” Leather Design and Production Contest held by Aegean Leather and Leather Products Exporters Association.  Deri’n Fikirler (Profound Ideas- there is a word play in the Turkish name with “Deri” which means leather is associated with the word “derin” which means profound, deep), as of its objective, is a competition that has been implemented with the thought of adding values both to its participants and the future of the country.   


EARLY WARNING SYSTEM FOR HEART DISEASE DETECTION
EARLY WARNING SYSTEM FOR HEART DISEASE DETECTION

A system, which will be able to detect heart diseases through electrocardiogram (ECG) signals “beforehand”, has been developed. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Türker İnce, Head of Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), developed a monitoring and advance warning system for heart diseases together with Prof. Dr. Moncef Gabbouj, Professor of Signal Processing at the Department of Signal Processing, Tampere University of Technology, Tampere, Finland, and Prof. Dr. Serkan Kıranyaz, Department of Electrical Engineering, Qatar University.


RUSSIAN INTEREST IN THE AEGEAN CUISINE
RUSSIAN INTEREST IN THE AEGEAN CUISINE

The Russians will not get enough of Izmir. John Warren, the presenter of the, “Poedem, Poedim” (C’mon Let’s Eat) titled program being aired on Russia’s state TV channel, NTV, and his team, came to shoot promotional videos on Izmir and Aegean cuisine. During the shooting, Warren, who cooked delicious samples of Aegean meals-and tasted them- with Trainer Chef Tolgahan Kamiloğlu from Department of Culinary Arts and Management, Izmir University of Economics, referred to the city’s international slogan by saying, “You can’t get enough of Izmir”.


IZMIR ECONOMICS WILL BE HOSTING THE MEMBERS OF ESTIEM
IZMIR ECONOMICS WILL BE HOSTING THE MEMBERS OF ESTIEM

More than 300 hundred industrial engineering and business management students from various countries across Europe will discuss the future of their professions at Izmir University of Economics (IUE).  Members of the European Students of Industrial Engineering and Management Club (ESTIEM), one of the largest student communities across Europe, will be holding their council meeting at Izmir with the attempts of IUE students.