The Romanian National News Agency AGERPRES has launched the editorial project UPDATE ROMANIA, conducted in partnership with the League of Romanian Students Abroad (LSRS).

At the start of each week, with the help of the AGERPRES newsflow and website, you may meet Romanian youths from around the world who are highly respected in their field.
Manuela Mot, a consultant for the World Bank on issues of energy efficiency, and Andrei Sorin-Ilie, a young man studying neurosciences at Oxford, are the two Romanian youths that mark the beginning of this AGERPRES editorial project.
"From 2002 to 2004, I studied for a Master's Degree at the Jawaharlal Nehru University of New Delhi, on an Indian Government scholarship, in an exchange programme funded by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations. As I had already graduated in Political Sciences in Romania, the Master's Degree in India was a logical continuation of my past studies", Manuela Mot recalls.
Andrei Sorin-Ilie tells us how he first made contact with research activity: "I did not know what research means, but I found it interesting and after the interview I was chosen to be part of the group led by Professor Leon Zagrean, the Physiology Chair. Later, during my six years as a medicine student, I spent much of my free time working in the lab in Bucharest, where I first came into contact with outside research when working with Mihai Moldovan of the University of Copenhagen."
About LSRS
The League of Romanian Students Abroad (LSRS) is a non-governmental organization with 8,500 members from over 50 countries. LSRS members are: students currently studying abroad, alumni of foreign universities, or Romanian youths that wish to continue their studies abroad. LSRS is maintained by over 300 active volunteers, running 37 chapters and branches around the world.


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