Research portraits

Each month, Avignon Université invites you to discover a new personality active in university research.
To find out more, click on their portraits!


8 March 2024

To mark International Women's Rights Day, we invite you to meet four women who hold positions in various disciplines within the University, making a vital contribution to the institution's missions.

Marielle Blanc - Financial Manager UPR LaPEC
Céline Bourgeois - teacher, head of the IUT's Biological Engineering Department
Valentina Citterio - Doctoral student in theatre studies (ICTT)
Valérie Salin - Administrative Manager, UMR ESPACE

Portrait of February 2024

Benoît Rossignol, Professor of History (HiSoMA)

Portrait of January 2024

Julie Deramond - Senior lecturer in CIS and PhD in contemporary history

Portrait of December 2023

Lindsay Mas-Normand - Doctoral student in analytical chemistry

Portrait of November 2023

Laurent Legendre - Professor of plant physiology

Portrait of October 2023

Stéphane Nottin, Professor of exercise physiology

Portrait of September 2023

Florence Bistagne - Senior Lecturer (HDR) in medieval and Renaissance Italian studies

Portrait of June 2023

Isabelle Brianso - Senior lecturer in information science

Portrait of May 2023

Tiffany Antoine, Nutrition Research and Innovation Officer

Portrait of April 2023

Guilhem Boulay - Senior lecturer in geography

8 March 2023 - Four women's portraits to discover

On the occasion of the international women's rights day on 8 marchWe are pleased to present four new portraits of women who contribute to the life of research at the university.

Isabelle Auriol, librarian, specialised assistant
Alice Château, teacher-researcher in microbiology
Sylvie Cantet-Seguin, Research Development Engineer
Alice Mornet - Senior Lecturer in Private Law and Criminal Sciences

Portrait of February 2023

Emmanuel Netter, Professor of Private Law

Portrait January 2023

Marion Parisis, Doctoral student in information communication sciences

Portrait of December 2022

Olivier Blight - Senior lecturer in population biology and ecology

Portrait of November 2022

Sabrina Royer - Senior lecturer in language sciences and FLE didactics

Portrait of October 2022

Matthieu Vignal, Senior Lecturer in Geography

Portrait of September 2022

Catherine Caillet, Plant eco-extraction research engineer

Portrait of June 2022

Esteban Bopp - Postdoctoral fellow in geography

Portrait of May 2022

Ondine Le Fur - Doctoral student in geography

Portrait of April 2022

Guido Castelnuovo - Professor of medieval history

8 March 2022 - International Women's Rights Day

For the 3rd consecutive year, on the occasion of international women's rights day on 8 marchWe invite you to discover four new portraits of women who work daily for research at Avignon University.

Milanka Babic - Radioisotope chemical engineer
Marion Bertin - ATER in museology
Tiphaine Bouglon - Doctoral student in law
Corinne Fredouille - IT teacher-researcher

Portrait of February 2022

Christel Vidaller - Senior Lecturer in Ecology, Population Dynamics and Genetics, Conservation and Restoration

Portrait of January 2022

Frédéric Jeorge, doctoral student in language sciences

Portrait of December 2021

Clémentine Leroy, Doctoral student in ecophysiology

Portrait of November 2021

David Galli - Senior lecturer in information - communication

Portrait of October 2021

Justine Paysal - Paediatrician and doctor

Portrait of September 2021

Claire Balandier - Senior lecturer in ancient history

Portrait of June 2021

Rym Smaï - Doctoral student in mathematics

Portrait of May 2021

Marion Fontaine - Senior lecturer in history

Portrait of April 2021

Emmanuel Petitcolas - Assistant chemical engineer

8 March 2021 - International Women's Rights Day

To mark the International Women's Rights Day from 8 March 2021We wanted to highlight the portraits of four personalities who work on a daily basis to support research at Avignon Université.
Their areas of expertise are varied: they range from finance to biology to information systems administration.

Corinne Estrata - Head of billing department
Sandrine Gayrard - Biological technician at LaPEC
Emilie VolpiInformation Systems Administrator
Victoria VidauLaboratory Financial Manager

Portrait of February 2021

Benjamin Derhy Kurtz - PhD and ATER in information communication

Portrait of JANUARY 2021

Patrick Gianfaldoni - Senior lecturer in economics

Portrait of December 2020

Florence Charles - Senior lecturer in plant physiology

November 2020 portrait

Clément Dezord - Doctoral student in physics

Portrait of October 2020

Marilyn Nicoud - History teacher

Portrait of September 2020

Serigne Gueye - Senior lecturer in computer science

June 2020 portrait

Sara Madji - Doctoral student in chemistry

Portrait of May 2020

Philippe Martin - geography teacher-researcher

Portrait of April 2020

Eleanor Stewart - Senior Lecturer in English

8 March 2020 - Discover four portraits of women researchers

On the occasion of the 8th of March, International Women's Rights Day, Avignon University honours four portraits of women researchers, passionate women with varied research activities.

Louise ChassouantDoctorate in chemistry
Natalie Petiteau, University Professor of Contemporary History
Anne-Sylvie Fabiano-TixierLecturer in Chemistry
Alice Verpillot, geography research engineer

February 2020 portrait

 Benjamin Landais, Senior Lecturer in Modern History

Portrait of JANUARY 2020

Catherine VieillescazesProfessor Emeritus

Portrait of DECEmber 2019

Élise BuissonLecturer in Ecology

November 2019 portrait

Mathieu Feryn - PhD and ATER in information - communication

October 2019 portrait

Naomi Mazzilli - Senior lecturer and hydrogeologist

September 2019 portrait

Yezekael Hayel - teacher-researcher in computer science

June 2019 portrait

Olivier Dangles - teacher-researcher

Portrait of May 2019

Lise Renaud - Teacher - Researcher

Portrait of April 2019

Guillaume WALTHER - teacher - researcher

Discover four portraits of women researchers, on the occasion of 8 March 2019

Christine Pepin
Charlotte Heinzlef
Marie-Claude Arnaud
Tania Jimenez