Selection results call 2019 Russia Platform short-term visiting fellowships

(06-01-2020) Seven researchers from Russian institutions obtained a grant for a research stay at Ghent University in 2020



The Russia Platform Fellowships are geared towards scholars who have earned their doctoral degree and who are affiliated with a Russia based higher education or research institution. The  fellowships include a grant of 2000 € for a minimum stay of one month, which is meant to cover (part of the) travel costs, housing and living expenditures.

There were 19 applications for the 2020 call. The selection committee evaluated all files, based on different criteria:

•    The candidate’s profile
•    The overall quality of the proposal
•    The motivation and feasibility of the research plan
•    Added value/sustainability

The selection committee also strived for a balance in UGent faculties involved, senior and junior candidates, new and existing partnerships and home institutions.

The selected candidates are:

•    Beatriz Bermudez Margaretto, Higher school of Economics: Faculty of Psychology & Educational Sciences, Department of  Experimental Psychology
•    Maria Lagutina, St. Petersburg University: Faculty of Political & Social Sciences, Department of Political Sciences
•    Paul Kalinichenko, Kutafin Moscow State Law University: Faculty of Law & Criminology, Department of European, Public and International Law
•    Viacheslav Voronin, Don State Technical University: Faculty of Engineering & Architecture, Department of Telecommunications and information processing
•    Inna Skrynnikova, Volgograd State University: Faculty of Arts & Philosophy, Department of Translation, Interpreting and Communication
•    Dmitri Baikov, National Research Ogarev Mordovia State University: Faculty of Engineering & Architecture, Department of Electromechanical, Systems and Metal Engineering
•    Vladimir Iushin, National Scientific Center of Marine Biology, Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences: Faculty of Sciences, Department of Biology
Congratulations to the selected candidates!