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Dr. Yiannis Georgiou – Short CV

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Dr. Yiannis Georgiou is a Research Lecturer at the Cyprus Centre for Environmental Research and Education, CYCERE, since September 2020. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Elementary School Teaching from the University of Cyprus (2005-2009), a master’s degree in Science & Environmental Education from the University of Cyprus (2009-2011), and a PhD in New Technologies for Communication and Learning from the Cyprus University of Technology (2011-2017). During his studies he served as Research Associate at various research groups, as follows: Learning in Science Research group (2007-2009), Centre for Environmental Research and Education (2009-2011), Media, Cognition and Learning Research Group (2011-2017). From 2018-2020, he served as a Postdoctoral researcher at the Cyprus Interaction Lab of the Cyprus University of Technology, as well as at the Research Center for Interactive Media, Smart Systems & Emerging Technologies. His research interests are focused on the investigation of emerging technologies for learning as well as on teachers’ professional development in relation to novel pedagogies and technologies, in the context of science end environmental education. During his doctoral and postdoctoral studies, he participated as a Research Associate at various funded projects (e.g. PROFILES, PARRISE, INTELed, ENGINITE, ERUM). His research work has been selected and distinguished by the community via competitive procedures (e.g. participation the ICLS Doctoral Consortium 2014, Nomination for the Best paper at ICLS 2018, participation at the CSCL Early Career Workshop 2019). His research work has also resulted in numerous publications at highly prestige scientific journals and conferences in the field of the Learning Sciences (see Google Scholar). At the moment he serves as the Junior Coordinator of the “Inquiry Learning” Special Interest Group (SIG 20) of EARLI [European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction], as well as a member of the publications committee of the ISLS [International Society of the Learning Sciences].