December 6, 2017
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.
December 6, 2017
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.
November 7, 2017
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).
June 20, 2017
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.
May 23, 2017
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.
February 28, 2017
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.
February 14, 2017
Vera Messing and Zsuzsanna Arendas, research fellows at the Center for Policy Studies, participate in a research project titled “Bridging Young Roma and Business: Intervention for inclusion of Roma youth through employment in the private sector in Bulgaria and Hungary”. The project includes 3 organizations and received a total of EUR1,046,102.62 funding from European Commission’s DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion Program, and will run for 36 months.
January 17, 2017
The past plays a crucial role in understanding, developing and implementing regional economic development policies. History reveals path dependencies in regions' economies and informs about the successes and failures of policy instruments.