(UNESCO / Japan Young Researchers' fellowships programme)

Bela Japoshvili

Beneficiary country: 
Japoshvili Bela Georgia Born on 13 November 1972 in Tbilisi, Georgia
Country of study: 
Finland and Russian Federation
Last degree obtained: 

Institute of Zoology, Georgian Academy of Sciences, Georgia: Ph.D. in Biology (November 2005).

Scholarly work and publications: 

The role and significance of introduction and acclimatization in the biological complex of the fauna of Georgia (on the example of Ichtyofauna), with Kokosadze, T. and Shonia, L., Proceedings of the Institute of Zoology, Vol. XX, pp. 219-222., 2000.

About the ecological-biological peculiarities of some representatives of the Family Cyprinidae: Barbinae, with Japoshvili, O. and Goletiani, L., Prometheus, XI-XII, pp.143-148, 2002.

Age, growth, condition factor and some morphometric characters of a vendace (Coregonus albula) in the Lake Paravani. Proceedings of the Georgian Academy of Sciences, Biol.Ser.B.Vol. 2, No. 1-2, pp. 97-100. 2004.

What the fellow says:

"The UNESCO/Keizo Obuchi Fellowship gave me a real chance to make progress in science, and to contact and work with highly qualified researchers and scientists, such as my supervisors from Finland (Professor J. Sarvala) and Russia (Dr N. Bogutskaya). It also helped me to improve my professional skills and acquire useful knowledge in my research field."