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BEaTS Research Radio aims to provide a platform for leaders and scientists across the globe to disseminate their research. Russia’s invasion on Ukraine has affected millions of innocent Ukrainians, including scientists. This episode invites a Faculty member from the University of Ottawa community and two early-career Ukrainian graduate students to share their experiences and the resources they found helpful in supporting scientists from Ukraine.
Valeriia Kolesnyk is a former student of Kharkiv University of Radio Electronics who graduated with a Bachelor of Software Engineering in June 2022. She has experience working as a Business Analyst for almost 2 years in IT company. On the day war began, she was in Kharkiv and was woken up by the explosions.
Myroslava Volosheniuk is an international student from Ukraine who started her Master's Degree of Organic Chemistry in the Beauchemin Lab at the University of Ottawa in January 2021. In the last 8 years before coming to Canada, she was studying in Kyiv, but is originally from the Vinnytsia region.
Dr. Augusto Gerolin arrived in Canada less than one year ago to establish a research group at the University of Ottawa as a Canada Research Chair in Artificial Intelligence at the Interface of Chemistry and Mathematics. He is an Assistant Professor jointly appointed to the Department of Mathematics and Statistics and the Department of Chemistry and Biomolecular Sciences.