PhD Program News

PhD candidates receive CEU Doctoral Awards

March 3, 2017

We are pleased to announce that PhD candidate Andrea Gagyi-Palffy received CEU Academic Achievement Awards for First-Year Doctoral Students meant to reward outstanding coursework and performance during the comprehensive exam.

We are are also pleased to announce that PhD candidates Anna Varfolomeeva and Vadim Vinichenko received CEU Awards for Advanced Doctoral Students which rewards outstanding student research.

Department faculty and alumnus team up to publish review in inaugural issue of International Journal of UNESCO Biosphere Reserves

January 30, 2017

Dr. Diane Matar and Prof. Brandon P. Anthony have published a review of the management effectiveness evaluation of UNESCO Biosphere Reserves in the inaugural issue of the International Journal of UNESCO Biosphere Reserves.

Dr. Johan Lilliestam (’13) received a prestigious European Research Council’s Starting Grant

November 28, 2016

A graduate of the PhD Program in Environmental Sciences and Policy Dr. Johan Lilliestam (’13) has received the most prestigious award for European researchers: the European Research Council’s Starting Grant for his project Transition to a renewable electricity system and its interactions with other policy aims (TRIPOD). We congratulate Johan with this remarkable achievement!

Milos Milicevic, our current student, is teaching for one semester in Brazil.

November 11, 2016

Milos Milicevic accepted a Global Teaching Fellowship from CEU to teach in Brazil for one semester.  Portuguese speakers can read about his work at  Congratulations Milos!

Anna Ruban, our 2016 graduate, has found a full time position at the Regional Environmental Center.

November 11, 2016

Congratulations to Anna Ruban, who has found a position in the Smart Cities and Mobility Department at the Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe in Szentendre, Hungary.  We wish Anna all the best in her new position!