Yuliya’s main research interests are: risk perception factors, risk assessment, risk communication, stakeholder engagement and communication, existing exposure” situations”, low radioactive waste management, issues of public acceptance, ethical acceptability of risk, mental health, public health, gender and violence, stress and post-traumatic stress disorder.
She has two Master degrees in Political Science and International Relations (2007) and received her Ph.D. in Public Health, Epidemiology and Hygiene (2011) from the Medical Faculty of Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic.
During her PhD she has focused on Hidden and Indirect Effects of War and Political Violence (2014) and Political violence and its impact on female civil population: Prevention of health damage as a result of terrorism, political violence and its impact on civil population, with special focus on women (2011).
Prior to her joining FMU, Ms. Lyamzina has worked for the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime Preventon and United Nations High Commissioner Office for Refugees and lately Waste and Environmental Safety Section at the Department of Nuclear Safety and Security at the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
Currently Ms. Lyamzina is working on “Integration of Perceived and Actual Risk for Stakeholder Communication” (IPARSC) project which will focus on, among other things, risk perceptions and risk communication in “existing exposure” situations.
She has moved to Fukushima City (Japan) in March 2017 with her son to work for the Office of International Cooperation at Fukushima Medical University.
is a member (since 2011) of The Global Ecological Integrity Group (GEIG), Women in Nuclear (WiN) and Austrian Nuclear Society. In addition, she is fluent in Russian, English, Spanish, Czech, German and currently learning Japanese.