Farhang Moradi | Social Sciences | Best Researcher Award

Farhang Moradi | Social Sciences | Best Researcher Award

Mr Farhang Moradi, Iran University of science and Technology, Iran

Farhang Moradi is a dedicated English teacher from Tehran, Iran πŸ“. He holds a BA and an MA in TEFL from Mohaghegh Ardabili and Iran University of Science and Technology, respectively, both with a perfect GPA of 4.0 πŸŽ“. Ranked 4th among MA TEFL students and 127th in the National Entrance Exam for Graduate Studies, Farhang has over 8 years of teaching experience πŸ“š. He is proficient in SPSS and Microsoft Office πŸ’» and is a native Persian speaker πŸ—£οΈ. His professional experience includes teaching at various institutes and translating “Untold Stories of War” πŸ“–.

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Education

πŸŽ“ With a distinguished academic background in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL), He obtained my MA from the Iran University of Science and Technology (2014-2017), achieving an impressive GPA of 4. Prior to this, He earned my BA in TEFL from Mohaghegh Ardabili University in Ardabil (2009-2013). My journey in TEFL education has equipped me with extensive knowledge and skills, laying a strong foundation for my career in language teaching and research. πŸ“šβœ¨

Experience

He started teaching right after my BA, accumulating almost 8 years of experience as an instructor at various levels and institutes. As a CELTA holder, He taught English to pilots and engineers at Shahid Sattari Aeronautical University of Science and Technology as a full-time conscript instructor. Additionally, He served as a spontaneous interpreter at the Tehran Chamber of Commerce Industries Mines and Agriculture, worked at Respina Talk Institute, and taught at Iran Mehr Language Institute (Janat-Abad and Inghelab branches). I also translated the book “Untold Stories of War” and taught using Top Notch, Touchstone, American Files, Summit, Mindset, Complete IELTS, and New Insight into IELTS books. πŸ“šβœˆοΈπŸŒπŸ”πŸ“–πŸ‘¨β€πŸ«

Honors and Awards

Ranked 4th among MA TEFL students in 2015 πŸŽ“, achieving a remarkable academic standing. In 2014, placed 127th out of over 10,000 competitors in the National Entrance Exam for Public University Graduate Studies πŸ“š. In 2009, secured the 835th position out of 502,344 competitors in the National Entrance Exam for Public University Undergraduate Studies πŸ“–. Also, proudly ranked 1st in undergraduate studies πŸ₯‡. These achievements reflect dedication, hard work, and outstanding academic capabilities. πŸŽ‰

Research focus

Based on the publications, this researcher primarily focuses on second language acquisition and teacher identity construction. Their work explores how contextual factors and practice influence language teacher identity and effectiveness. Key themes include the impact of practice on teacher identity, strategies for incidental vocabulary learning, and the role of test-wiseness in vocabulary assessments. Their studies contribute to understanding the complexities of language teaching and learning, particularly within diverse educational contexts. πŸ“šπŸ—£οΈπŸ§ 

Publication top notes

Agency in conflict with contextual idiosyncrasies: Implications for second language teacher identity construction

Conceptualising the role of practice level in language teacher identity construction: An identities‐in‐practice study

The Role of Persian Elaboration on Incidental Vocabulary Learning from Reading by EFL Learners

The Use of Test-Wiseness Strategies on Vocabulary Tests Among Intermediate EFL Learners

 

 

Arie Geronik | Social Sciences | Best Researcher Award

Arie Geronik | Social Sciences | Best Researcher Award

Dr Arie Geronik, The Open University of Israel – Tel Aviv University, Israel

Dr. Arie Geronik, a distinguished scholar in International Relations and Political Science, earned his B.A. in Political Science and Psychology (1985) and M.A. in International Relations (1989) from Tel Aviv University, and his Ph.D. in International Relations from Hebrew University (2001). He has taught at the Open University of Israel and various other institutions since 1988. His notable works include “The Foreign Policy of Israel – 1948-2008” and “Buffer Zone: Dyads of Neutral States as a Model for Regional Stability.” Dr. Geronik served on numerous academic committees and was a representative of the Israel Association for International Studies. πŸ“šπŸŒπŸŽ“

Education

🌟 With a strong academic background, this individual began their journey with a B.A. in Political Science and Psychology from Tel Aviv University in 1985. πŸ“š They continued at Tel Aviv University, earning an M.A. in International Relations in 1989. 🌍 Their pursuit of knowledge culminated in a Ph.D. in International Relations from Hebrew University in 2001. πŸŽ“ These achievements reflect their dedication to understanding complex global dynamics and human behavior. 🌐 Their educational

Experience

From 1988 to the present, I have dedicated my career to teaching courses in my fields of specialization. My expertise spans across various subjects, where I have imparted knowledge and inspired countless students. With a passion for education and a commitment to excellence, I strive to create engaging and impactful learning experiences. My teaching journey is marked by continuous growth and adaptation to the evolving educational landscape, ensuring that I provide the most relevant and up-to-date information to my students. πŸ“šπŸŽ“βœ¨

Scientific Conferences

Presented papers at various international conferences, including ECPR and IPSA events. Topics covered range from early childhood socialization to the adoption of the Nordic Balance Model as a security regime.

Research focus

Arie (Leo) Geronik’s research, as evidenced by his article “The Cold War in Retrospect: A Continuous International Conflict or a World War?” in Cogent Social Sciences, primarily focuses on international relations and historical conflicts. His work examines the Cold War’s classification and its implications for understanding global conflicts. Geronik’s research contributes to the discourse on whether the Cold War should be viewed as an ongoing international conflict or a full-scale world war. His analysis provides insights into the nature of historical and contemporary global tensions. πŸŒπŸ“œπŸ”

Publication top notes

The Cold War in retrospect: a continuous international conflict or a world war?

 

dilan Kilic Onar | Social Sciences | Best Researcher Award

dilan Kilic Onar | Social Sciences | Best Researcher Award

 

Dr dilan Kilic Onar, University of Southampton, Turkey

Dr. Dilan KΔ±lΔ±Γ§ Onar is a dedicated psychologist and researcher specializing in sexual health and romantic relationships. She holds a BA in Psychology from Hacettepe University, an MSc in Health Psychology, and is pursuing a PhD in Psychology at the University of Southampton. Her research interests include women’s sexuality, communication about sexual preferences, and sexual satisfaction in relationships. Dr. KΔ±lΔ±Γ§ Onar has published extensively and presented at international conferences. She also has teaching experience and has volunteered as a psychologist in disaster relief efforts. πŸ§ β€οΈπŸ“šπŸ‘©β€πŸ«βœ¨

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Qualifications

Graduating from Hacettepe University in Ankara, Turkey, with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology πŸŽ“πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡· in 2013, the journey continued at Ege University in Izmir, Turkey, where a Master’s in Family Counselling was completed between 2014-2016 πŸ‘©β€πŸŽ“πŸ‘ͺ. Further advancing in the field, an MSc in Health Psychology was earned from the University of Southampton in the UK during 2017-2018 πŸŽ“πŸ‡¬πŸ‡§. Currently, the pursuit of a Ph.D. in Psychology at the same institution has been ongoing since April 8, 2019 πŸ§ πŸ“š, demonstrating a deep commitment to psychological research and practice.

Experience

With a robust background in psychology, I’ve worked on various projects, including my MSc under Prof. Roger Ingham and Prof. Haluk Arkar, and my PhD under Prof. Cynthia Graham and Dr. Heather Armstrong. Since 2019, I’ve been part of the CCCAHP and an affiliate of the CSHR. My roles included being a Research Assistant under Verena Klein and a Volunteer Researcher for a project on sexual re-partnering in later life. As a teaching assistant at the University of Southampton (2020-2023), I taught and marked various courses. Additionally, I’ve served as a psychologist in Turkey and contributed to disaster relief efforts. πŸŒŸπŸ“šπŸ§ 

Research Interests πŸŽ“πŸ”

My research focuses on sexual health and romantic relationships, emphasizing women’s sexuality and pleasure. Key areas include communication about sexual preferences, addressing sexual problems, and maintaining sexual satisfaction over time. πŸŒΈπŸ’¬β€οΈ

Presentations πŸŽ€πŸ“…

Presented at international conferences including the International Academy of Sex Research and the World Association for Sexual Health on topics like women’s solo masturbation and mutual masturbation. πŸŒπŸ—£οΈ

Awards

In 2020, he received funding from the COST-funded Action CA18124 “European Sexual Medicine Network” (ESMN) Training School, and I attended the European Research Workshop in Sexual Medicine from October 18-20, 2021, in Porto, Portugal πŸ‡΅πŸ‡Ή. He was honored with the Young Investigator Award by the Journal of Sex & Marital Therapy in November 2020 πŸ†. Additionally, I participated in the International Postdoc Week, a research retreat at the psychology department of Ruhr University in Bochum, Germany, from October 24-28, 2022 πŸ‡©πŸ‡ͺ. These experiences have significantly enriched my research and professional development in sexual medicine and psychology πŸ“šπŸ’‘.

Research focus

Dilan KΔ±lΔ±Γ§ Onar’s research focuses on sexual health, particularly within the context of relationships. Her work explores women’s experiences, motives, and perceptions of masturbation while in a relationship, as well as the role of mutual masturbation in enhancing sexual satisfaction and sexual self-esteem. By systematically reviewing qualitative studies, she sheds light on how these intimate behaviors contribute to overall relationship dynamics and individual sexual well-being. Her studies aim to provide a deeper understanding of sexual practices and their psychological and emotional impacts, highlighting the importance of open communication and mutual satisfaction in relationships. πŸ’‘πŸ”πŸ“š

Publication top notes

What does research tell us about women’s experiences, motives and perceptions of masturbation within a relationship context?: A systematic review of qualitative studies

The Role of Mutual Masturbation within Relationships: Associations with Sexual Satisfaction and Sexual Self-Esteem