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Learning About Refugee Resettlement in the US First-Hand

I have chosen Arizona as a location of my Fulbright research to discover how Americans manage refugee resettlement. However it was also important for me to observe the dynamics between different “classes” of migrants – those wanted due to their right status and those undeserved = undocumented. Before arriving in Arizona I did my research […]

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New Opinion Piece by Fulbright-Schuman grantee on Science Infrastructure in Africa

Donors must work with African countries to provide crucial science infrastructure, argues S&T policy scholar Nicholas Michael Bashour. Fulbright -Schuman grantee Nicholas Bashour has written a new opinion piece: “Scant funding for research facilities is hurting Africa” in SciDev, a publication about science & technology in global development. You can read it here: http://www.scidev.net/en/science-and-innovation-policy/opinions/scant-funding-for-research-facilities-is-hurting-africa-1.html

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Magdalena Luminska: From Poland to D.C.

To state that my Fulbright-Schuman experience in the US has so far been “intensive” is a serious understatement. I have been in Washington focusing on my PhD research at the Center for Transatlantic Relations, School of Advanced International Studies – Johns Hopkins University since the end of March 2012 and it is hard for me […]

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A Comparative Perspective on Fulbright-Schuman Partnerships: Selecting a U.S. Host Institution

As a molecular geneticist, affiliated with the Department of Pharmacology in Oxford (UK) and later with the pharmaceutical biotechnology industry in San Francisco (CA, USA), I have been involved in research projects investigating how the human body responds to pharmaceuticals and other exogenous chemicals of everyday life (called “xenobiotics”). This knowledge is particularly relevant when […]

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“The red and blue of Colorado: A Fulbrighter’s first impressions”

The red and blue of Colorado. A Fulbrighter’s first impressions   It is easy for European Union citizens, used to move to neighbouring countries with no border controls and no need for any document apart from an ID, to forget the importance of having a passport. Things change, of course, when you are a Fulbright […]

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Fulbright-Schuman Scholar in Urban Planning Publishes Article in the Midst of U.S. Elections

Dr. Ander Audikana, Fulbright-Schuman Scholar at George Mason University, School of Public Policy is publishing an article in the midst of upcoming U.S. elections. To download the publication, click here: http://www.fulbrightschuman.eu/wp-content/uploads/07Audikana71-74.pdf  

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Practical Advice for Fulbright-Schuman Applicants: Getting Started then Getting Settled

Doctoral Research in the US with a Fulbright-Schuman Grant: Part I I was asked to write a brief blog entry about my personal experiences with applying for a Fulbright-Schuman grant and the organizational issues surrounding the preparation of a stay at a US host university. Since I just arrived a couple of days ago, all […]

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Preparation for Belgium and Greece

It’s a pleasure having the opportunity to chronicle my journey during the Fulbright process and share a period of professional and personal growth that I predict will be quite the formative experience in my development. As is customary with most stories, I will begin by introducing the central character. My name is Tosin Agbabiaka, and […]

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Out of the frying pan…

Erica Dobbs Fulbright-Schuman 2010-2011 (Spain, Ireland, UK) Like most Ph.D. students, I didn’t really know what I was getting into when I left my home university to begin my fieldwork. When you write your dissertation proposal it all seems to make sense: you believe you have a GREAT project, and you just know you will […]

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Fulbright-Schuman Scholar Publishes New Book on EU Counter-Terrorism Law

Dr. Cian Murphy, Director of Graduate Research Studies at the Dickson Poon School of Law in London, England, will travel to Washington, D.C. to perform advanced research in law as a Fulbright-Schuman Scholar at Georgetown University this February. His research takes place after the publishing of his new book, “EU Counter-Terrorism Law: Pre-emption & the […]