The NRFU is launching the process of selecting and nominating Ukrainian female researchers for their inclusion into the international database AcademiaNet in 2024

We are pleased to inform you that aiming at rendering support to Ukrainian female researchers, as well as within implementation of the mission and objectives of the National Research Foundation of Ukraine which include, in particular, international exchange of information and researchers, popularization of research and scientific and technical activities, development of research infrastructure in Ukraine and its integration into the global research infrastructure, etc. the NRFU is launching the second round of selecting and nominating Ukrainian female researchers for their inclusion into the international database AcademiaNet in 2024!

As a reminder, in 2022, the National Research Foundation of Ukraine signed an Agreement on the nomination of Ukrainian female researchers to the international database AcademiaNetIn 2020, the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) took over the management of the network.

Under the Agreement, in 2023, the Scientific Council of the Foundation selected the first 32 candidates for nomination, whose profiles have already been published in the AcademiaNet database. More information about the results of the preliminary nomination can be found here.

Briefly about AcademiaNet

AcademiaNet was launched in Germany by the Robert Bosch Stiftung in 2010. The publisher Spektrum der Wissenschaft operates the portal. AcademiaNet is an international database containing more than 3,150 profiles of female researchers in all fields of research from more than 40 countries. In addition, the website http://www.academia-net.org/ contains news about AcademiaNet members and women in science.

The National Research Foundation of Ukraine will nominate female researchers who have direct professional relations with the NRFU (including members of the NRFU Call Commissions, PI`s of the winning projects, experts, who participated in reviewing of call applications for the NRFU grant support, etc).

The nominees shall met the AcademiaNet selection criteria, including:

  • outstanding academic qualifications (depending on discipline: publishing, prizes and awards, independently raised funding, patents, invitations to conference talks etc;)
  • independent leadership activities;
  • academic credentials;
  • further supporting criteria (balancing family with academic career, international experience, positions held as visiting professor, teaching activities, social commitment, involvement in research and university committees/commissions, etc.)

If you wish to be involved and agree to provide your personal data for inclusion into the AcademiaNet database, please fill out the form at the following link: https://forms.gle/2fVPSWrV84ZoiCkX9

Application deadline: August 1, 2024.

The decision to approve the candidates will be made by the Scientific Council of the NRFU. If you have any questions about filling out the form or details regarding the nomination to the international database AcademiaNet, contact us via the following e-mail address: s.baran@nrfu.org.ua.

The Foundation has great respect for the protection of your personal information and collects only the information necessary for the nomination and the possibility of feedback. Therefore, please note that by filling out the form you agree that your personal data may be processed and transferred to the AcademiaNet database.

We are looking forward to your applications!