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Erinç Yeldan appointed a member of the International Resource Panel

Congratulations to Prof Erinç Yeldan for his appointment as a member of the International Resource Panel (IRP). The IRP was launched by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) in 2007 to build and share the knowledge needed to improve our use of resources worldwide. The Panel consists of eminent scientists and experts in resource management issues. ...Read More


Workshop on Applied International Trade and Trade Facilitation

Bilkent University would like to invite you to the Workshop on Applied International Trade and Trade Facilitation, jointly organized with the Ministry of Customs and Trade. The workshop will take place on 18-19 June 2014, at Bilkent University, FEASS Building. The complete program and practical information about registration can be found at: Applied International Trade and Trade Facilitation Workshop....Read More


Economics PhD Student to be Post-Doctoral Research Associate at Cambridge University

Bilkent Economics PhD graduate Dr. Yıldız Akkaya, who defended her dissertation in May, is the first PhD degree holder from a Turkish university to go on the formal international job market in economics and be placed outside the country. Akkaya accepted the offer from the Economics Department of Cambridge University to be a post-doctoral research associate. Top-tier Turkish universities usually hire faculty members via the job market process but Bilkent now has the distinction to be the first ...Read More


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