ISET community members returning to teach the next generations – entirely pro bono

Monday, 14 December 2020 20:45
The strength of the ISET community is best demonstrated by the solid bonds that exist within the community. The number of ISET community members are returning to help the institute by passing on their skills, knowledge and experience to the next generations continues to grow. One example is Ala Avoyan, one of the most successful graduates ISET has ever had. She finished her studies in 2012 as the valedictorian of her class, before earning a fully-funded scholarship to New York University to pursue a PhD, after which she secured a position as an associate professor at Indiana University. Ala came…

ISET's Professor Pignatti published by prestigious policymaking platform

Saturday, 28 November 2020 19:33
Christopher Hitchens, one of the greatest public intellectuals of the last four decades, famously said 'The only way for any country to get out of poverty is the empowerment of women'. Everyone at ISET would no doubt agree with him – Professor Norberto Pignatti in particular, whose latest publication examines how increasing women's participation in the labor force is important for sustainable economic development in transition countries. Professor Pignatti, one of ISET's most prolific faculty members, had his research paper published by IZA World of Labor, an online platform dedicated to labor market issues. The organization seeks to support evidence-based…

ISET Library becomes official depository library for Asian Development Bank

Wednesday, 25 November 2020 09:35
Since the foundation of the ISET, it has had a strong relationship with the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The ADB and ISET have further strengthened their relationship by signing a Memorandum of Agreement, specifically between the ADB and the ISET Library, under the ADB's Depository Library Program. Under the Memorandum, ISET's Library will collaborate with the ADB to make ADB digital publications available in the library’s digital catalogue for library users, the general public, as well as academics, personal and other constituencies, and nongovernmental organizations. The ADB will distribute the latest digital publications, which will be updated on a quarterly…

ISET signs Memorandum of Understanding with CENN

Friday, 09 October 2020 19:32
ISET signs Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with CENN that entails the renewal of the institute's course in circular economics and the organisation of various activities and development opportunities. The ISET Circular Economics Course was introduced for the first time at the undergraduate level in 2019 with the support of CENN and the USAID-funded project, Waste Management Technology in the Regions, in collaboration with Dr. Hans Wiesmeth, professor at the Technical University of Dresden. This year the course will be updated, with newly-added entrepreneurial aspects and contributions by various environmental experts. "The main goal of the memorandum is to promote the…


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