Dr.Olga Gritsai is a qualified researcher in social geography with interests lying mainly in the field of transformation processes in European cities. She has a record of working in both West- and East European research organisations where she gained experience in running and coordinating international projects. She has combined research and management working in a number of European projects, including a large FP6 project ACRE(2006-2010, UvA as coordinator).
Since November 2010 Olga works as an advisor in research funding by the UvA Technology Transfer Office, with a focus on social sciences and humanities. She has a lot of experience in writing and evaluating academic proposals herself and therefore a sold background for advising on and assisting in preparation of applications for national and international research funding.