Stefan Weichert

Stefan Weichert

Stefan is a freelance writer based in Ukraine who focuses on the post-Soviet countries. He has a journalism master’s degree focusing on war, conflict, and terrorism from Swansea University in Wales. His work focuses on social issues and has been featured in media outlets such as Euronews, DW, The Daily Beast, and others.

Articles by Stefan Weichert
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Professors at Bombed Kharkiv University Struggle to Continue Their Work
Stefan Weichert | Jun 2, 2022 | 5 min read
With the Russian army nearby, faculty at V.N. Karazin Kharkiv National University in Ukraine are trying to return to normal.
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New Chernobyl Initiative Aims to Boost Research on the Area
Stefan Weichert | Sep 1, 2021 | 5 min read
Sergii Mirnyi, one of the people who helped clean up after the 1986 disaster, says he founded Chornobyl University to promote much-needed interdisciplinary research on the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.
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Academics in Ukraine Fighting Against Rampant Misconduct
Emil Filtenborg and Stefan Weichert | Oct 29, 2019 | 6 min read
Plagiarism and bribery are commonplace, they say, and they’ve begun calling out lapses in scientific integrity.