Dr. Daniela Trani
What are the struggles that academics go through?
In this session, Dr. Daniela Trani, managing director of the Young Universities for the Future of Europe (YUFE) alliance (https://yufe.eu/), will share her unofficial story. Daniela holds an MSc degree in Physics from the University of Naples Federico II (Italy) and a PhD in Thoracic Oncology and Applied Biotechnology (2007) from the Second University of Naples, Italy. She worked as NASA/NSBRI postdoctoral fellow in the field of space radiation biology at Georgetown University (2008-2011) and then as senior researcher at the Department of Radiotherapy at Maastricht University (2011-2014). From 2014 to 2019, she worked as Senior Advisor for International Research Policy at the department of Academic Affairs of Maastricht University. In this position, she combined her international academic and policy background to advise and support the Executive Board of Maastricht University on strategic partnerships with other higher education institutions as well as research organisations in Europe and worldwide.