Assistant Professor Mirna Raič, PhD is winner of Danubius Young Scientist Awardee 2021. The Danubius Young Scientist Award is granted by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Education, Science and Research (BMBFW) and the Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM) with the intention to honor scientists with extraordinary achievements in their scientific activity and output in relation to the Danube Region. The Award has been granted since 2011 to young scientists from 14 countries of the Danube Region for extraordinary achievements in their scientific area.
Award Criteria includes scientific excellence and innovative approach of the academic work, connection of scientific work with the EU Strategy for the Danube Region, relevance of the scientific work beyond the national borders, potential of the candidate related to published papers in international journals, participation in projects and involvement in international scientific and research cooperation.
The Award seeks to highlight the scientific work and talent of young researchers and enhance the visibility of the scientific community in the region. Moreover, the Award encourages young scientists to engage in the scientific examination of multifaceted issues and questions specifically related to the Danube Region.
The Award is granted to 14 young scientists – one in each country that is part of the Danube Region (Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Moldova, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Romania and the Ukraine).
All of 2021 awardees are presented in the following document, and recording of this Danubius Award 2021 virtual award ceremony can be found at: