The Espace Ulys is first and foremost a convivial multilingual team (we speak French, English, Italian, Spanish, Russian and Portuguese) to welcome you and assist you.
Catherine Dall’agnol, manager
Catherine has overseen the creation and development of the Espace Ulys since February 2014. Trained in communication, she enjoys extensive experience on the international stage and in project management. Working closely with her team, she has developed the centre’s current services offer, with the goal of improving the hosting of foreign scientists.
Aurélie Rosado, destination services manager
Aurélie was initially dedicated to welcoming high-level researchers to the Collegium de Lyon – an Institut d’Etudes Avancées (“Advanced Research Institute”), member of the “French Network of Advanced Research Institutes” – which she has carefully overseen since 2011. She joined the Espace Ulys in January 2015, in charge of welcoming visiting researchers and assisting them in all the necessary formalities and procedures associated with their stay in Lyon.
Bénédicte Gramond, project manager
Bénédicte left Paris in September 2014 to participate in the development of the Espace Ulys. Bénédicte offers extensive experience in inter-university cooperation: she worked during two years for the grants/scholarships department of the French embassy in Russia and four years for the Vice-Directorate for Higher Education of the French Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Development. For the Espace Ulys, she oversees various transversal projects: French-as-a-foreign-language courses, a programme for sponsoring PhD students, and training programmes for partner institutions and laboratories.
Guillemette Rony, destination services manager
Guillemette joined the Espace Ulys team in September 2015 to participate in developing the accommodation offers and assisting the PhD students and researchers in to settle-in in Lyon. She worked in London in the Global Mobility sector, managing multinational staff global mobility all over the world. She then worked in Barcelona in the HR services of an American company to manage the expatriation of the company staff. Guillemette has a broad experience in the Global Mobility sector and has also experienced personally the joy and difficulties of expatriation.