Ukrainian Emergency Research Support Program


  • Ukrainian Researcher Spotlight: Dmytro Tymoshenko
    Ukrainian Researcher Spotlight: Dmytro Tymoshenko

    “I had thought about coming to Canada before, but not so suddenly,” explains Dmytro Tymoshenko. “Due to the beginning of the full-scale war, I didn’t know what would happen to my studies and future academic pursuits.” Dmytro arrived in Nova Scotia in August 2022 to be a Research Assistant with Dr. John Archibald, Professor in…


  • Ukrainian Researcher Spotlight: Bohdana Bila
    Ukrainian Researcher Spotlight: Bohdana Bila

    “We need to understand that people in Ukraine, especially those who study there, need help from supervisors and teachers all around the world to be able to satisfy their dreams in a practical way,” says Bohdana Bila. Bohdana is a summer research intern working with Dr. Richard Price and his team to research differences in…


  • Ukrainian Researcher Spotlight: Yaryna Tylchak
    Ukrainian Researcher Spotlight: Yaryna Tylchak

    “When your country is in war, when you have air alarms and rocket attacks, when the people who live there work to build the economy and go to the battlefield to fight for Ukraine, it becomes really complicated to leave your life, to leave your family, and to do research,” says Yaryna Tylchak. About 11…


  • Ukrainian Researcher Spotlight: Yulia Komburlei
    Ukrainian Researcher Spotlight: Yulia Komburlei

    “There was one question; what should I do after this project? Because I couldn’t get back home. My town is occupied now, and I couldn’t do anything. I just had to find a possibility to stay here, to continue my project.” In February 2022, Yuliia Komburlei was ecstatic over the news that she was awarded…


  • Ukrainian Researcher Spotlight: Kateryna Rudenko
    Ukrainian Researcher Spotlight: Kateryna Rudenko

    “My parents lost their jobs, and they didn’t have any savings prepared for the war,” says Kateryna Rudenko. “I have to financially support my whole family at this point, simultaneously trying to build my network here, people I know, and trying to establish myself here in Canada, somehow, to be able to help them further…