State offers research support to postgraduate students

Türkiye’s Higher Education Board (YÖK) is launching a new project to enable postgraduate students and researchers to conduct research of international standards, reports Hurriyet Daily News.

With the International Researcher Project, YÖK will encourage research studies in Turkish universities that have entered the top 700 in the worldwide university rankings in the last three years and 100 PhD students will be supported within this context.

Providing information on the subject, YÖK President Erol Özvar stated that raising qualified postgraduate researchers in basic sciences is essential for Türkiye to be able to exist in the global science and technology world. He stated that one of YÖK’s primary goals was to provide staff, resources and infrastructure to Türkiye’s leading universities.
Full report on the Hurriyet Daily News site