Visiting researchers at UCWOSL
Maryam Tajeri Moghadam
Maryam Tajeri Moghadam is a PhD candidate in Agricultural Development at Tabriz University, Iran, supervised by Professor Masoud Yazdanpanah who works widely on water conservation behavior in Iran. She obtained her master of Agricultural Extension and Education Degree from Tarbiat Modares University, Iran (2013).
She is supervised by Professor Marleen van Rijswick at the UCWOSL and she has been staying at the UCWOSL from April 12, 2017 to October 9, 2017. On account of a serious water crisis in Iran, her project involves working on the different issues of farmers' water conservation behavior. She wants to categorize farmers based on their attitudes and behavior. To this end, she uses a variety of models and methods such as Cultural Theory, Q Methodology and Grounded Theory.
José Marcelo Ferreira Costa
José Marcelo Ferreira Costa is a visiting researcher (Erasmus exchange program) at the Utrecht Centre for Water, Oceans and Sustainability Law between February the 1st and June the 30th of 2017, under supervision of Professor Marleen van Rijswick. His research focuses on wind power energy projects (onshore or offshore) and how to mitigate or compensate its ecological negative effects.
He is a PhD candidate affiliated to the Faculty of Law at University of Coimbra (Portugal) since 2015, supervised by Professor Alexandra Aragão. He obtained his Bachelor of Laws Degree from the Public Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte in Natal, Brasil (1997) and his Master of Law Degree on Public Law from the Pontifical Catholic University of São Paulo, Brasil (2002).