My name is Dimitrios Fakis, I am a PhD candidate in the Mechanical Engineering Department of Brunel University and my research is on the excitation and propagation of electromagnetic surface waves on structural composite substrates.
Thanks to YERUN I was able to do a research stay at Nova University Lisbon from 15th to 26th July 2019. The main host researcher was Professor Ramos of Strategic Environmental Assessment and Planning at the School of Science and Technology, and senior researcher at the Center for Environmental and Sustainability Research (CENSE).
Earlier this year I received a grant from YERUN and completed my research stay at the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona in May 2019. I visited Prof. Isabele Busom Piquer at the department of Applied Economics. I was then in my second year of study and starting my second dissertation paper.
In May 2019, with the help of the YERUN Research Mobility Awards, I have visited the Institute for Organization and Management of Information Systems, faculty of computer science at Ulm University, Germany. This was the first opportunity to present my completed PhD work after successful viva voce earlier in March. In my thesis I have […]
In February 2019, I completed a research stay as a visiting researcher at the Centre for Migration Studies at the University of Essex. My core research interest and PhD study are in the area of interpersonal communication and friendships. In the year 2018, I developed a broader interest in researching German expatriates’ digital media habits, […]
Eva M. de la Torre is Assistant Lecturer and Researcher at Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. She is member of the Higher Education Policy, Management and Engagement Research Group (PGIuni) – an interdisciplinary research group of Universidad Autónoma de Madrid – and of the Research Institute for Higher Education and Science (INAECU) – an interdisciplinary and […]
Thanks to YERUN RMA, I visited the School of Health Professions Education (SHE), Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences (FHML) at Maastricht University from the 5th to the 12th of October 2019. As part of my PhD research work, I have designed edCrumble, a software tool to systematically support teachers in the blended learning design […]
Thanks to the YERUN Research Mobility Awards, I was able to visit the Ultratrace Analysis Research Group at the University of Ulm from 15th of July to 15th of August. This research group, led by Prof. Dr. Kerstin Leopold, has an extensive experience and remarkable trajectory in the area of analysis of metallic elements and […]
As a PhD Candidate and Research/Teaching Assistant at the Department of Romance Linguistics at the Faculty of Languages and Literary Studies of the University of Bremen, I work in the research area of Romance Linguistics. On the 14th of March 2019, I gave a lecture on my PhD project to master students in the seminar […]
My visit to Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona allowed me to join the group of Prof. Xavier Sala in the Chemistry Department for 2 weeks. Thanks to the YRMA I got the possibility to implement my research activity. In particular, I worked with other researchers who are expert in the field of water oxidation, so I […]