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Suzana Vuljevic Writes on Science Infrastructure Development in Kosovo
November 18, 2023

Suzana Vuljevic (Ph.D. History and Comp. Lit. ’20) published a new piece in Undark magazine about science infrastructure development in Kosovo.

In recent years, astronomy enthusiasts such as Hyseni have helped drive the development of science infrastructure in Kosovo, a young Balkan country still finding its bearings following a bitter war. Those grassroots efforts have helped spur the establishment of the country’s first science center, the re-opening of a long-dormant observatory in the capital, and plans for a new natural science and mathematics building at the University of Prishtina, Kosovo’s largest public university. But the country continues to struggle with issues such as brain drain, a weak education system, and ongoing ethnic tensions.


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