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University Centre of Excellence IMSErt - Interacting Minds, Societies, Environments

Contactul. Fosa Staromiejska 3, 87-100 Toruń
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e-mail: imsert@umk.pl

FUTURE Team

FUTURE – Sustainable Development and the Society of the Future

The mission of the FUTURE team is to conduct research concerning contemporary social, economic and technological changes within a broad context created by challenges of sustainable development. Projects conducted within the FUTURE Group include research on corporate social responsibility, responsible employee behaviour, sustainable consumption and sustainable consumer behaviour, behavioural determinants of economic attitudes of young adults, modelling economic growth, sustainable road transport, digital economy and digitization of organizations.

Team Leader: Prof. dr hab. Aldona Glińska-Neweś (read: Team Leaders)

Members:

1. Prof. Yulia Fomina (fomina@umk.pl)

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Hobbyhiking, swimming, travelling

2. Prof. dr hab. Magdalena Osińska (emo@umk.pl)

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Hobby: film, literature, nordic walking

3. Dr hab. Michał Polasik, prof. UMK (michal.polasik@umk.pl)

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Hobbylongboarding & cruising, skiing

4. Atif Khan, PhD (khan@umk.pl)

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Research interests:

  • Environmental Economics;
  • Energy Economics;
  • Economic Growth;
  • Applied Econometrics;
  • Input-Output Modelling;
  • Social Accounting Matrix;
  • Computable General Equilibrium Modelling.

Scientific achievements:

  • He was awarded the prestigious PhD. Scholarship (Cycle XXXI) by the Italian Ministry of Education, enabling him to obtain his PhD in Quantitative Methods for Economic Policy at the Department of Economics and Law of the University of Macerata, Italy (November 2015-September 2019).
  • His doctoral dissertation was based on quantitative techniques like Applied Econometrics, Multi-Sectoral Input-Output Modelling, Financial Social Accounting Matrix, and Computable General Equilibrium Modelling.
  • He has experience in Data Analysis; Statistical Analysis and 3.5 years of teaching and supervising expertise (from November 2011 till June 2015) to Bachelor and Master level students. Dr Atif taught courses in Econometrics, Microeconomics Theory, Macroeconomics Theory, Managerial Economics, International Economics, Financial Institutions, and Markets.
  • He also supervised the thesis of two Master’s level students based on Applied Macroeconomics and Energy Economics.
  • Dr Atif is the co-author of two ISI/Scopus indexed articles in the leading journal Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews (IF=12.11). His research papers have been cited over 58 times (both h-index and i10-index with four citations).
  • Dr Atif has strong computing skills and good command of the software’s and computing languages for empirical analysis (i.e.; Advance Office (2016); STATA-16; SPSS-20; Microfit-5.5; GAMS; Python; EViews-11; GRETL; R Studio; MAPLE; MATLAB (2019a); PC-GIVE; Expertise to handle the Micro Level Data and their coding; have the experience to handle the National Accounts.

HobbyReading Historical Books, History, Travelling

5. Anupam Singh, PhD (singh@umk.pl)

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Hobby: travelling, listening to music, and dancing

Doctoral Candidates:

1. Mgr Mikołaj Borowski-Beszta (mbb@doktorant.umk.pl)

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Hobby: music composing, graphic design and video editing

2. Yusheng Fu, MA (yushengfu@doktorant.umk.pl)

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Hobby: Gym, travelling

3. Mgr Marta Jakubowska

4. Mgr Anna Kiermas (anna.kiermas@doktorant.umk.pl)

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Hobby: playing the guitar, jazz and entertainment music

5. Mgr Alicja Łuka (alicja.luka@doktorant.umk.pl)

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Hobby: acrobatics, bouldering, languages and linguistics, podcasts and audiobooks

6. Mgr Dawid Megger (dawid.megger@doktorant.umk.pl)

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Hobby: individual sport, music

Visiting scholars:

Prof. Barbara Neuhofer (September 2020)
Salzburg University of Applied Sciences
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