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PhD Thesis Contest Presentation 2021

Finalists of PhD-Thesis Contest

Finalists of PhD-Thesis Contest
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Finalists of the PhD Thesis Contest Presentation 2021

Top row, left to right: Pavlo Burdiak (copyright: Mykhailo Druliak); Kateryna CherniiYevhen HavrylenkoKseniia Kravchenko.

Bottom row, left to right: Alina NychykAleksandar RadivoievychMaja ReimannNataliya Yadzhak. 

The PhD Thesis Contest is aimed at PhD/MD students carrying out their research in any subject, from one or more following groups:

  • Ukrainian PhD students carrying out their research outside of Ukraine (incl. exchange PhD students);
  • PhD students, regardless of nationality, who are involved in a collaborative (e.g. German-Ukrainian or multi-lateral, including Ukraine) research project;
  • PhD students, regardless of nationality, whose topic of research relates to Ukraine.

The final of The PhD Thesis Contest Presentation will be carried out on Thursday, 16th of September 2021. The PhD Contest judging panel will consist of researchers involved in international cooperation with partners in Ukraine, appointed by the board of the German-Ukrainian Academic Society (Die Deutsch-Ukrainische Akademische Gesellschaft e.V., DUAG).

This PhD Contest is organised by the German-Ukrainian Academic Society (DUAG)The UKRAINE Network. It has been sponsored and supported by Nomad Bioscience GmbH and the Embassy of Ukraine in Germany.

Finalists of the PhD Thesis Presentation Contest 2021:

  • Pavlo Burdiak, University of Szeged, Hungary (International Law): Interaction of states and social media platforms in preserving the freedom of expression on social media
  • Kateryna Chernii, Leibniz Centre of Contemporary History, Potsdam, Germany (History): On to new victories! The transformation process of Ukrainian football and its elites after the collapse of the Soviet Union
  • Yevhen Havrylenko, TU Munich, Germany (Mathematical Finance): Optimal investment-reinsurance strategies in equity-linked products with capital guarantees
  • Kseniia Kravchenko, Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife research (IZW), FU Berlin, Germany (Population Biology): Migratory bats and Global climate change: climate-driven changes in migratory behaviour and distribution of the common noctule bat (Nyctalus noctula)
  • Alina Nychyk, University of Manchester, UK (Politics/International Relations): Strategic Decision-Making in Times of War: EU-Ukraine-Russia Relations During the First Year of the Conflict in Ukraine
  • Aleksandar Radivoievych, Technical University of Applied Sciences Wildau, Germany (Cancer Nanomedicine): Anticancer Star Symphony
  • Maja Reimann, Research Center Borstel, Leibniz-Lung Center, Germany (Biomedical Sciences): TB22: A transcriptomic 22-gene model to individualize treatment durations for patients with tuberculosis
  • Nataliya Yadzhak, Ivan Franko National University of Lviv/ Ukraine & University of Clermont Auvergne/ France (Material Sciences): Development of the model for short crack growth in metallic materials under long-term loading and operation environments