The SCIREA project gives five fellowships with duration of six months each, with a view to re-integrate into the research and academic community highly skilled refugees.

  • The leader of dissemination and exploitation presented the SCIREA program on the 12th of April 2018 in a meeting held by the United Nations High Committee for Refugees (UNHCR).
  • The SCIREA program was also presented to the community leaders in the Moria camp. Community leaders were asked to communicate the information to their communities.
  • Announcements were hung up in certain spots in Moria camp and in other places populated by refugees.
  • Information about SCIREA was also given to a legal advice office, which deals with refugees.
  • Five refugees were selected on the basis of academic qualifications. The eligible candidates were experts in applied maths, engineering, economics, psychology and computer science.

Announcement of the fellowships can be found at: https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/338697

Useful documents for Scholars: for Tax number - Declaration of personal data (ENTIPO M1)

 

Academic Mentors are used in number of ways by different  refugees,  depending on their own tradition, pedagogical styles, requirements of fellowship project. The Academic Mentor position is usually set up to accommodate   and offer an extra, more academic. This position enables gifted   refugees to remain engaged and performing to the best of their abilities.

The Role of the Academic Mentor is:

  • to make initial contact with their mentees to arrange the dates and times of proposed mentor sessions.
  • to provide advice and support to mentees in matters related to their academic progress and personal development and support mentees in identifying help with welfare issues.
  • to provide information to mentees on other sources of guidance and support available in the University.
  • to discuss academic progress, assessment and examinations.
  • to assist mentees in reviewing their progress, skills and achievements to date.

 

Name Institute Country E-mail Expertise

Rania Tzoraki

University of the Aegean

GR

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Εnvironment, water resources management, coastal zone management, climate change

Katerina Nikolarea

University of the Aegean

GR

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English Literature

George Sidiropoulos

University of the Aegean

GR

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Geography Analysis

George Tsobanoglou

University of the Aegean

GR

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Regional Employment Development

Adonis Velegrakis

University of the Aegean

GR

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Οceanography, sedimentology

Eva Krassakopoulou

University of the Aegean

GR

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Chemical oceanography, ocean acidification, marine plastics

Vasillis Gavalas

University of the Aegean

GR

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Population dynamics

Elektra Petrakou

University of the Aegean

GR

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Ethnic Relations

George Tsekouras

University of the Aegean

GR

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Neuron networks applications

Polina Tourlioti

University of the Aegean

GR

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Social scientist with emphasis on the coastal zone environment

Michalis Vaitis

 University of the Aegean GR   

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Informatics