The SCIREA project gave five fellowships with duration of six months each, with a view to re-integrate into the research and academic community highly skilled refugees.
- The leader of dissemination and exploitation presented the SCIREA program on the 12th of April 2018 in a meeting held by the United Nations High Committee for Refugees (UNHCR).
- The SCIREA program was also presented to the community leaders in the Moria camp. Community leaders were asked to communicate the information to their communities.
- Announcements were hung up in certain spots in Moria camp and in other places populated by refugees.
Information about SCIREA was also given to a legal advice office, which deals with refugees.
- Five refugees were selected on the basis of academic qualifications. The eligible candidates were experts in applied maths, engineering, economics, psychology and computer science.
- Announcement of the fellowships can be found at: https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/338697
In the framework of the SCIREA Project, the University of the Aegean announced two (2) open research positions for refugees scientists of various disciplines (mathematics, environmental science, engineering, informatics). (Research positions announcement can be found at: https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/433075)
Academic Mentors are used in number of ways by different refugees, depending on their own tradition, pedagogical styles, requirements of fellowship project. The Academic Mentor position is usually set up to accommodate and offer an extra, more academic. This position enables gifted refugees to remain engaged and performing to the best of their abilities.
A wide list of exploitable products depicts the societal impact of the implemented project in promoting refugees' integration within the academic community (the list is available here: https://scirea.aegean.gr/index.php/result).