Westminster International University in Tashkent (WIUT) is pleased to host its first Student Research Society Conference (SRSC) titled “Creating solutions for reaching the Sustainable Development Goals”. This research society conference aims to bring together undergraduate (bachelor) and postgraduate (master) students from Uzbekistan* who have research interests in business, management, economics, finance, public health, computing, international law, education & languages.

This conference will allow students to present their research ideas to their peers and senior researchers from different universities and stakeholders from the private and public sectors. It will also enable students to experience academic practice by attending a conference.

*International students studying in Uzbekistan can also apply for this conference

WIUT4942The conference will include presentations of research proposals/papers. Experts from industry and academia will participate in presentation sessions and give their feedback to students on how to improve their research. Selected research papers might be published in Conference Proceedings, WIUT Working Paper Series, or the international peer-reviewed journal, Silk Road: A Journal of Eurasian Development https://silkroadjournal.online/, published by Westminster University Press (UK).

The conference will be organised at Westminster International University in Tashkent in a hybrid mode, bringing in-person and virtual participants (online) together. For in-person participants, organisers will cover meals and refreshments. Conference participants willing to join the conference in-person in Tashkent are expected to cover their travel, accommodation and other related expenses. There is no participation fee for the conference. The working language of the conference will be English.

Submissions should include an extended abstract (400-500 words), all authors' full names, affiliations, and contact details. Proposals will be evaluated through a peer-review process according to the originality of the theme and scholarly contribution of research and/or practice, as applicable.

IMPORTANT DATES

Abstract submission: May 10, 2022

Notification of acceptance of abstracts: May 15-18, 2022

Date of the conference: May 24, 2022

Full paper submission: June 30, 2022

The research proposal/papers need to focus on, but are not limited to the following disciplines, with solutions for reaching the SDGs:

MANAGEMENT & MARKETING
International Business Strategy Organizational Behavior and Leadership Project Management Marketing Operations Management
Information Management Human Resource Management Creative Cultural Tourism Entrepreneurship and Innovation Other related disciplines
ECONOMICS & FINANCE & PUBLIC HEALTH
Applied Econometrics Applied Statistics World Economy Finance and Corporate Finance International Trade
Micro/Macroeconomics Green Economy Health Economy Economic Growth and Development Other related disciplines
INTERNATIONAL LAW
Trade Finance Law Intellectual Property Law FDI Arbitration Law of International Sales Business Law
Legal Aspects of E-Commerce International Taxation Law International Economic Law International Commercial Arbitration Other related disciplines
COMPUTING
Programming Information System Technologies Web Technology Graphic Design AI and Machine Learning
Business Analytics Mobile Applications Network Operations Game Development Other related disciplines
EDUCATION & LANGUAGES
Teaching & Learning Educational Leadership Language Development Digital Education Educational Planning and Administration
Professional Education Blended Learning English for Specific Purposes Private & Public Education Other related disciplines

Research Presentation Guidelines

  • The presentation can be made via PowerPoint slides or other presentation tools.
  • 7-8 minutes for presentation and 2 minutes for Q&A.
  • Research applications will be evaluated based on originality, substance, analytical nature, and clarity of writing.

Awards and Prizes

  • Each presenter will receive a certificate of participation.
  • Special prizes for best papers will be awarded.

About WIUT

Westminster International University in Tashkent (WIUT) is the first International University in Uzbekistan and the first of its kind in Central Asia to offer International Higher Education. It is fully recognized by the University of Westminster in London. WIUT`s mission is to provide education and research opportunities of international standards that contribute to the intellectual, social and professional development of communities in Central Asia and internationally.

WIUT is the member of UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) since 2019. The UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) was set up in 2012 under the auspices of the UN Secretary-General. SDSN mobilizes global scientific and technological expertise to promote practical solutions for sustainable development, including the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Climate Agreement. SDSN works closely with United Nations agencies, multilateral financing institutions, the private sector, and civil society.

WIUT, as a member of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (UN SDSN), is fully committed to promoting activities and events, and discovering new prospects for the SDGs in Uzbekistan and Globally.

 

 

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