A multidisciplinary and transnational research team, in which Professor Judit Sandor is one of the Principal Investigators, received the grant for a six-year project that seeks to reconstruct the development of a common European identity after the Second World War.
Members of the collaborative research consortium will analyze hundreds of EU-funded projects to propose actionable solutions.
Prof. Zimmermann has received a prestigious ERC Advanced Grant to study the history of women’s labor activism in Eastern Europe.
Gabor Pete of the Alfred Renyi Institute of Mathematics of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, who's also a visiting professor at CEU's Department of Mathematics and Its Applications, won a European research Council consolidator grant to carry out new research on noise sensitivity. The phenomenon that Pete will study originates in computer science, with applications from computational complexity theory to the design of computer chips.
For almost a decade the Department of Economics and Business at CEU has participated in a joint fellowship program with Center for Economic Research and Graduate Education – Economics Institute, Prague (CERGE-EI). So far, thirty-five CEU advanced doctoral students and recent graduates have benefitted from the opportunities provided by this cooperation, teaching at Eotvos Lorand University (ELTE) Corvinus University and Budapest University of Technology and Economics.
Roberta Sinatra, assistant professor at the Center for Network Science and the Department of Mathematics and Its Applications at CEU, has won a three-year fellowship at the Institute for Scientific Interchange (ISI).
Celine Cantat, research fellow at CEU's Center for Policy Studies and academic program manager at the OLIve-Open Learning Initiative, has been awarded a European Commission Marie-Curie Fellowship for research on refugee solidarity and acts of citizenship along the Balkan Route.
Associate Professor Xymena Kurowska of the Department of International Relations has been awarded a two-year Marie-Curie Fellowship by the European Commission. Her project, RefBORDER, deals with theory and practice of reflexivity as capacity in European border guards training. It aims to contribute to more democratic European border security practice through developing better training scenarios in cooperation with practitioners.
Zsuzsanna Vidra, research fellow at CEU’s Center for Policy Studies, participates in a research project focusing on Countering Islamophobia through the Development of Best Practice in the use of Counter-Narratives in EU Member States. The project, led by the University of Leeds, received € 584,739.31 funding for the six partner institutions from European Commission’s Directorate General Justice and Consumers, and will run for 24 months starting in January 2017.