RYA received applications 2020

Theme 1: Technological development and human health/ quality of life

 1) Dr Mihaela Constantinescu

Researcher, Research Centre in Applied Ethics, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Bucharest

Moral Responsibility in the 21st Century: Challenges from AI

2) Dr Alexandru Dragomir

Assistant professor, University of Bucharest, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science

Are we Justified to Believe that Post-personhood Is Technologically Possible?

3) Dr Guillaume Ducoffe

Lecturer, University of Bucharest, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science/ Research Scientist, National Institute for Research and Development in Informatics (I.C.I.), Bucharest

New Models for the Structure and Evolution of Contamination Networks

4) Dr Cristina Gentiana Dumitrascu

Teaching Assistant, ‘Ion Mincu’ University for Architecture and Urban Planning, Faculty of Interior Architecture, Interior Design Department

Type-apartment Building Blocks’ Diaries

5) Dr Radu-Tudor Ionescu

Prof. Habil., Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Bucharest

Medical Image Super-Resolution and Semantic Segmentation Using Deep Learning

6) Dr Razvan Pascu

Research Scientist III, IMT Bucharest, NanoBio Technologies Laboratory

Harsh Environment Sensors with Innovative Technologies for Human Health and Security (SensTech – Security)

7) Dr Radu-Dan Simion

Assistant Professor, Babes-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca, Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences

Moral Eco-Pedagogy in Action

8) Dr Ana-Maria Talos

Assistant Professor, University of Bucharest, Faculty of Geography, Department of Human and Economic Geography

Active and Healthy Ageing: The Case Study of the Population over 65 Years Old from Bucharest, Romania 

9) Dr Lucian-Gabriel Zamfir

Research assistant, R&D Center LaborQ (Laboratory for Quality Control and Process Monitoring), University of Bucharest

Biosensors for Fast Detection of Biologically Active Compounds

Theme 2: Climate change and environmental sustainability

1) Dr Aritina Haliuc

Postdoctoral researcher, Université de Bordeaux, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Unité Mixte de Recherche (UMR) 5805, Environnements et Paléoenvironnements Océaniques et Continentaux (EPOC)

Climate Extremes (Droughts) and Their Impacts: Lessons from the Past to Close the Gap between Science and Action

2) Dr Pavel Ichim

Assistant professor; ‘Al. I. Cuza’ University of Iasi, Faculty of Geography and Geology

Urban Climate in Iasi Municipality: Observations, Impact, Adaptation, and Mitigation of Climate Change Effects

3) Dr Remus Pravalie

Research assistant, Center for Coastal Research and Environmental Protection, University of Bucharest

Spatial Investigation of Recent Global Changes in Soil Organic Carbon as a Pathway for Assessing Land Degradation Dynamics across the World

4) Dr Sabin-Gabriel Rotaru

Scientific researcher, GeoEcoMar National R&D Institute for Marine Geology and Geoecology

Integrating the Sediment Management Component into Nature Based Solutions for Reducing Climate Change Effects and Anthropogenic Influence in the Lower Danube

5) Dr Florin Iulian Zainescu

Research assistant, Faculty of Geography, University of Bucharest

Numerical Modelling for Understanding Storm Impact and Changes in Wave Climate on the Danube Delta Coast

Theme 3: Democracy and social cohesion

1) Dr Dumitru-Alexandru Aioanei

Research Assistant, ‘A .D. Xenopol’ Institute of History, Romanian Academy, Iasi

Daily Life on the Romanian-Soviet Frontier: Propaganda, Hostility and Cooperation

2) Eliza Bita

‘Alexandru Piru’ Doctoral School, University of Craiova, PhD student, defending her thesis in Sept. 2020

Social Cohesion and Migration in the Modern Francophone and Anglophone Novel

3) Irina Bogdan

PhD student, Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest, defending her thesis in Sept. 2020

Muslim Waves of Migration to Europe and Their Impact on European Societies

4) Alexandru Ionut Dragulin

PhD student, Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest, defending his thesis in Sept. 2020

Building Social Cohesion through Direct Democracy: The Role of the European Citizens’ Initiative

5) Dr Adela Hincu

School of Arts and Sciences, Ilia State University, Tbilisi, Georgia

Expert Knowledge and Social Policy in Late Socialist and Post-socialist Romania

6) Dr Paul-Gabriel Sandu

Associate teaching staff, University of Bucharest, Faculty of Philosophy

The Animal Other – Towards an Animal Ethics

7) Calin Alexandru Stanciu

PhD student, Faculty of Political Science, University of Bucharest, defending his thesis in Sept. 2020

The Process of Implementation of the Provisions of the Istanbul Convention in Romania

8) Dr Silvia Suteu

Lecturer in Public Law, University College London (UCL), Faculty of Law

Popular Participation in Constitutional Change: The Case of Romania

9) Dr Radu Uszkai

Assistant Lecturer, Department of Philosophy and Social Sciences, Bucharest University of Economic Studies

Do 21st Century Democracies Need Pirate Politics?