Introducing the finalists of the 2022 UKRAINET PhD Thesis Presentation Contest

This year 10 applicants from Germany and Ukraine applied to our PhD Contest.

After a careful peer review four PhD students have been inited to present their work at the Final, which will take place in Hannover on Friday, 30th of September 2022, within the framework of the Days of Ukraine in Lower Saxony:

From left to right (collage prepared from private photos):

  • Olga Bakina, Charité-Universitätsmedizin, Berlin/ Max-Delbrück Center for Molecular Medicine in the Helmholtz Association (MDC), Germany
    • Medical Doctor (MD) (2013) from the Bohomolets National Medical University, Kyiv, Ukraine and MSc in Biomedical sciences (2016) from Florida Atlantic University, United States (Fulbright Scholar)
    • Tentative title: “Morphological and transcriptional heterogeneity of microglia in the normal adult mouse brain”
  • Anastasiia DenysenkoSumy State University, Ukraine, Department of Pathology
    • Master of Medicine (2021) from the Medical Institute, Sumy State University, Ukraine
    • Tentative title: “Pathomorphological Characteristics of Meningioma Biomineralization
  • Michael Martin RichterUniversity of Bremen, Germany, PhD programme as part of the EU Horizon 2020 Innovative Training Network (ITN): Mapping Uncertainties, Challenges and Future Opportunities of Emerging Markets: Informal Barriers, Business Environments and Future Trends in Eastern Europe, the Caucasus and Central Asia (MARKETS)
    • International Master in Economy, State, and Society: Politics and the International Economy (2019) from the University College London (UCL) and Higher School of Economics Moscow (first degree) and International Relations in Eurasia (second degree)
    • Tentative title “It takes two to tango: the interplay between international organizations and the local civil society as an antidote to backsliding that fails short of being a catalyst for full democracy”
  • Veronika Skip, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, Germany, Faculty of Culture and Arts
    • MA in Art and Cultural Studies (2012) from the National Ivan Franko University, Lviv, Ukraine & MA in Art History (2018) from the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
    • Tentative title “Die ukrainische Künstlerdiaspora in Deutschland und Amerika im Kontext des Schaffens von Svyatoslav Hordynsky, Edward Kozak und Petro Mehyk”