А scientific seminar was held at the Higher School of Natural Sciences on the results of the research of master and PhD students for the first semester of the academic year. The purpose of such reporting scientific seminars is the formation of students' competencies necessary for research activities and the development of skills for conducting scientific discussion, correct oral and written presentation of research results. Master student Sultankulov A.M. and PhD students Takirova M.B., Alemseitova Zh.K. and Bolgibaeva A.B. demonstrated a high level of preparation for the seminar, presenting all the materials and results of the work for the reporting period. During the discussion the teaching staff noted all the positive points and gave constructive comments and recommendations. The PhD students noted that the questions, valuable comments and recommendations of teachers contribute to the further development of doctoral students as independent researchers.