Research Schedule

Schedule for the implementation of scholarships and work missions:

Stages / Activities
Description Beginning Deadline Completion
Definition of Paraná’s energy mix 1st month 6 months 6th month
Determination of the components of the  economic, environmental and social indicators 7th month 6 months 12th month
International discussion seminar 7th month 6 months 12th month
Selection of the experts and application of Delphi method 7th month 12 months 18th month
International discussion seminar (specialist panel) 13th month 6 months 18th month
Interviews 13th month 6 months 18th month
Application of AHP method 19th month 6 months 24th month
Application of the indicator on Paraná 25th month 6 months 30th month
Obtaining a synthetic global indicator 25th month 6 months 30th month
International discussion seminar 31st month 6 months 36th month
Final report 31st month 6 months 36th month

Implementation of work missions

2014

  • Work mission Brazil-Cuba: 1 lecturer UTFPR who will be the proponent coordinator (Christian Luiz da Silva) for the discussion of the referrals of the project and the elaboration of the interim reports – For a stay of: 30 days (February & March 2014).
  • Work mission Cuba-Brazil: 1 lecturer UPR – Mayra Casas Vilardell
    For a stay of: 30 days (April 2014).

2015

  • Work mission Brazil-Cuba: 1 lecturer UTFPR who will be the proponent coordinator (Christian Luiz da Silva) for the discussion of the referrals of the project and the elaboration of the interim reports – For a stay of: 30 days (November & December 2015).
  • Work mission Cuba-Brazil: 1 lecturer UPR – Mayra Casas Vilardell
    For a stay of: 30 days (July & August 2015).
  • The work missions will be conducted at the beginning and the end of the project by the proponent coordinator of UTFPR and the target institution in Cuba. All of them involve the discussion on the project aligning for the following actions: details about the study missions and measures to achieve the goals. All work mission will produce a trip report that will serve the coordinator for the preparation of the partial and final reports.

Implementation of study missions

2014

  • Study mission Brazil-Cuba: 1 PhD student UTFPR – Nadia Solange S. Bassi (advisee of Christian Luiz da Silva) – for a stay from: May to October 2014.
  • Study mission Cuba-Brazil: 1 postdoc UPR – Dr. Alain Hernández Santoyo – for a stay from: July to December 2014.

2015

  • Study mission Cuba-Brazil: 1 PhD student UPR – Lic. Arielys Martinez Hernandez (advisee of Mayra Casas Vilardell and Alain Hernández Santoyo) – for a stay from: January to June 2015.
  • Study mission Brazil-Cuba: 1 PhD student UTFPR – Andréa de Souza (advisee of Christian Luiz da Silva) – for a stay from: January to July 2015.

Study missions normally involve the following steps

  1. Before the mission:
    1. Proposal of a work plan by the researcher in mission linking their stay at the destination on the basis of the definition of the focus of the mission with a line of research and a contribution to the same.
  2. During the mission:
    1. Study of the local working contexts and comparison with the country of origin.
    2. Theoretical alignment with discussions in study groups and conducting of a lecture or seminar with the researcher on the mission.
    3. Diagnosis of theoretical approaches and applied research methods.
    4. Development of a discussion paper which will serve to propose an article to be sent to conferences and journals.
  3. Upon return from the mission:
    1. Activity report by visiting researcher stating what was proposed what was carried out and which are the proposals for the continuing of the research.
    2. All researchers involved in the missions will contribute to the development of research and publications of scientific articles.