On May 20, ESR Aizhan Abdrassulovapresented her research online at the Conference “International Scientific and Practical Conference of Young Scientists” in Ternopil, Ukraine with the topic “Data Ownership”. Aizhan explored the concept of data ownership, and its potential risks, and benefits, including data privacy and security concerns. Aizhan’s work was well-received by the audience who appreciated her insights and contribution to the conversation on data ownership.
Additionally, during the months of May to June 2023, Aizhan completed her first secondment at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). The period at VUB provided Aizhan with valuable exposure to the academic community and allowed her to establish professional connections with other researchers in her field. During her secondment, she had the opportunity to collaborate with experts in her area of interest and further develop her research skills. She also had the chance to explore the city of Brussels and immerse herself in the local culture, which gave her a broader perspective on social and scientific issues. Through her participation in numerous scientific events, conferences, and seminars, Aizhan expanded her knowledge and gained new insights into the latest research findings and developments. Overall, her first secondment was a highly enriching and rewarding experience that helped her to grow both academically and personally.