Social innovation, social entrepreneurship, transformative social innovation, regional development, rural development, transformative capacities, sustainability transitions
Research assistant at IOER
Research assistant at ISCTE - Lisbon University Institute (Portugal)
PhD candidate in Sociology and Public Policy
Centre for Socioeconomic and Territorial Studies, ISCTE - University Institute of Lisbon
MA Degree, Studies in European Societies
Faculty of Sociology, Saint Petersburg State University/ Bielefeld University
BA Degree, Sociology
Faculty of Sociology, Saint Petersburg State University
VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations (ISSN: 1573-7888)
Novikova, M. (2022, forthcoming). Social innovation impacts and their assessment: an exploratory study of a social innovation from a Portuguese rural region. Social Sciences.
Novikova, M. (2021). Challenges of impact assessment in Social Innovation: A qualitative study from two European rural regions. European Public & Social Innovation Review, 6(2), 35-50.
Ferreiro, M.F., Sousa, C., Fayaz, S., Novikova, M. (2021). Social innovation and rural territories: exploring invisible contexts and actors in Portugal and India. Journal of Rural Studies. DOI: doi.org/10.1016/j.jrurstud.2021.04.013.
Novikova, M. (2021). Promoting Social Innovation Through Neo-Endogenous Development: The Case of the Austrian Region of Muehlviertel. Revista Portuguesa de Estudos Regionais, 59, 7-21.
Novikova, M. (2021). Transformative social innovation in rural areas: insights from a rural development initiative in the Portuguese region of Baixo Alentejo. European Countryside, 13(1), 71-90, DOI: 10.2478/euco-2021-0005.
Novikova, M., de Fátima Ferreiro, M., Stryjakiewicz, T. (2020). Local Development Initiatives as Promoters of Social Innovation: Evidence from Two European Rural Regions. Quaestiones Geographicae, 39(2), 43-53. DOI: 10.2478/quageo-2020-0012.