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Yuliya Lyamzina, PhD, MBA

Assistant Professor

Yuliya Lyamzina, PhD, MBA
yuliya lyamzina1Dr. Yuliya Lyamzina’s  research interests are in risk perceptions, risk communication, stakeholder engagement and communication, existing exposure” situations”, 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 studied Political Science and International Relations (2007) and received her Ph.D. in Public Health, Epidemiology and Hygiene (2011) at Medical Faculty of Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic.
She is also trained in Security, Safety, Peace building, Conflict resolution and Post-War Stabilization. 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. Particularly at the United Nations High Commissioner Office for Refugees, in Kiev; Department of Research and Statistics and Terrorism Prevention Branch at UNODC in Vienna; and lately Waste and Environmental Safety Section at the Department of Nuclear Safety and Security at the International Atomic Energy Agency.
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.
Ms. Lyamzina was born in Ukraine, studied in Czech Republic for 11 years where she has got her MA degrees and PhD, she also lived in Colombia for 1 year and half doing her PhD research, and 6 years in Austria working for the United Nations. In March 2017, she has moved to Fukushima City (Japan) with her son to work for the Office of International Cooperation at Fukushima Medical University.
She is a member (since 2011) of The Global Ecological Integrity Group (GEIG), Women in Nuclear (WiN) and Austrian Nuclear Society.
Ms. Lyamzina is fluent in Russian, English, Spanish, Czech, German and currently learning Japanese.


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