Sonata Brokevičiūtė

A junior researcher at PPMI since the summer of 2017, Sonata Brokeviciute has an educational background in political science and international political economy gained during BA studies in International Studies at Fordham University in New York and field work in the U.S., Europe & Africa. Sonata’s work at PPMI is focused on the areas of research and innovation policy, and public health. At PPMI, she is currently working on the projects related to open science, including a H2020 Coordination and Support Action OpenUP project, which analyses new methods, indicators and tools for peer review, impact measurement and dissemination of research results, and the study on open access to publications and research data management and sharing within ERC projects. She is also involved in the work of the team that provides services in the areas of evaluation, impact assessment, monitoring and implementation and of other related services, in relation to the Health and Food policies - Lot 1 for CHAFEA. Prior to joining PPMI, Sonata worked for A New American Economy, where she analysed federal, state and local legislation and political climates, launched a bi-partisan Congressional engagement strategy, and developed an advocacy campaign for a high-skilled immigration reform in the US. She is fluent in English and Lithuanian, and has a working knowledge of Spanish and French.

 

Key areas of expertise

  • Policy areas: research and innovation policy, public health
  • Research methods: structured and semi-structured interviews, surveys, statistical analysis, desk research

 

Education

  • BA in International Studies, Honours, Fordham University Lincoln Center in New York, USA, 2017
  • Study Abroad Program (Democratic Innovations & European Security), Fordham University London Center & University of Westminster in London, UK, 2016

 

Selected Projects

  • Study on open access to publications and research data management and sharing within ERC projects
  • OPENing UP new methods, indicators and tools for peer review, impact measurement and dissemination of research results – OpenUP (Horizon 2020 project)
  • Provision of services in the areas of evaluation, impact assessment, monitoring and implementation and of other related services, in relation to the Health and Food policies - Lot 1

 

 

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