International Projects – PDF filePDF, opens in new window or word fileWord, opens in new window / many of my students at Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (KazNU) work on a range of projects related to sustainable development in developing countries as a part of their coursework on sustainable development. With the right approach it is always possible to combine students’ work with interesting projects. The wonderful part for the most successful students is when they can combine their stories about the good time they had with stories about working on interesting student projects to support a good cause. For the last two years my students have participated in the Innovative Forum for Students projects organized by the Almaty Mayor’s Office and United Nations Academic Impact (UNAI) Annual Student Research Contests on sustainable development, run by the Korean Association in support of the UNAI. I always encourage them to think about the practical side of case studies and consider the implementation of their student projects. One of the most difficult parts of student projects – and any project in real life – is to find an innovative solution for problems around us. This student video created with Powtoon lists some great ideas to prevent littering, such as playing a basketball game where the trash can is the basket and the litter is the ball. We currently have a variety of live briefs that can further develop your skills, and all projects have some sort of community or society element to them which means your your ideas could influence or change the service of an organisation with improvement to benefit others – and of course has potential for recognition. Ideas ranged from smartphone apps with audio narration about the art to haptic experiences to a 3D replica of Rodin’s The Thinker that visitors are welcome to touch. What are technical means to create interoperability? Here are a few examples, followed by the steps I took to generate them. The first module features a hologram patient with asthma, followed by anaphylaxis, pulmonary embolism and pneumonia. While that all went pretty well for the first few years, everything went fully remote in the spring of 2020. All of a sudden, everything was at home over video chat.