International cooperation against the epidemic should increase
Prof. Şevket Pamuk has been a guest speaker at the opening lecture of 2020-2021 academic year of Faculty of Business, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), one of the most preferred faculty by students nationwide with 100 percent occupancy rate this year. Delivering a speech titled "The Epidemic and Economy", Prof. Pamuk said that the world is faced with a stubborn virus that does not tolerate any mistakes, and that international cooperation against the epidemic should increase.
68 students took the “Medical Student Oath”
68 prospective physicians, who started education at Izmir University of Economics (IUE) Faculty of Medicine this year, put on their white coats and swore the “Medical Student Oath” at the White Coat Ceremony held online due to the pandemic. Prof. Hakan Abacıoğlu, Dean of IUE Faculty of Medicine, said, “Health problems of people and our planet are increasing and changing. The future physicians must manage this change and lead the society. We will raise young people in this direction, and we will always be with them.”
Disinfectants make glasses unusable
Increased use of disinfectants in daily life with the Covid - 19 outbreak reduces the wearing time of glasses and eyeglass lenses. Hasan Durmuş, Lecturer at Opticianry Program, Vocational School of Health Services, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), said that the use of disinfectants has increased with the pandemic period and that wiping the frames and eyeglass lenses with these products damages the glasses.
Coronavirus also affected Turkish
Coronavirus, which has taken hold of Turkey since March, added new words to everyday language. Applied English and Translation Program student Erdem Gürsu prepared a study titled, "How did the Covid-19 outbreak affect our language use?" under the supervision of Lecturer Dr. Filiz Mergen, Izmir University of Economics (IUE) Vocational School Applied English and Translation Program. Dr. Mergen stated that expressions such as "new normal", "social distance", "controlled social life", "contact patient", "distance education" and "herd immunity" are among the new words and phrases that have entered our lives.
The reserve is in an area that can be easily commercialized
Reminding that the total reserve amount has increased to 405 billion cubic meters with the new natural gas discovery in the Black Sea, Prof. Mehmet Efe Biresselioğlu, Head of Division of Sustainable Energy, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), said, "If, in line with the data provided by the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources, 10 billion cubic meters of natural gas is produced annually in the Sakarya Gas Field, according to the 2019 annual consumption amount, 22 percent of Turkey's natural gas demand will be able to be provided from this reservoir for about 40 years."
'Entrepreneurship' meeting with academics in Turkey
The Technology Transfer Office and the Creative Economy Center, which started their studies under the leadership of Izmir University of Economics (IUE) Faculty of Business and cooperated with Bristol Business School in England, prepared a special project, consisting of 3 stages, specifically for the British Council Newton Fund call. In the first leg of the project, which aims to strengthen the research, training and institutional mechanisms in this field in order to support entrepreneurship activities in our region, a "Creativity in Research" workshop was held between September 28 and October 2.
“We prepared strongly for the new semester”
Reaching a record occupancy rate this year, and becoming one of Turkey's most preferred universities, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), started the 20th academic year "online". Mahmut Özgener, President of IUE Board of Trustees, who gave messages to students about the new semester said, “As Izmir University of Economics community, we prepared strongly for the new semester. Being a pioneer in distance education and an example, we are one of the universities with the best technological infrastructure in Turkey. In this way, our students will always be advantageous and distinctive.”
Evidence-based information leads to reality
Students of Department of Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, Izmir University of Economics (IUE) started the 2020-2021 Academic Year with the first lecture delivered by Faculty Member Prof. Metin Çakmakçı. 269 people attended the first lecture held on the university's Blackboard Learning System with the presentation of Res. Asst. Ecem Özgül from IUE Department of Nursing.
Meles Stream projects gets an award
The team, in which Lecturer İpek Kaştaş Uzun from Department of Interior Architecture and Environmental Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), takes part as the landscape architect, was awarded for their project that designed Meles Stream, one of the most important natural heritages of Izmir, as a "green corridor".
Chosen among 150 artists and represented Turkey
The works of Prof. Elvan Özkavruk Adanır, Head of Department of Textile and Fashion Design, Faculty of Fine Arts and Design, Izmir University of Economics (IUE), and Lecturer Angela Burns, were chosen among the works of 150 artists and represented Turkey in the virtual exhibition opened by the International Visual Literacy Association (IVLA).