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Mental health and development
May 14 @ 7:45 pmFree
FOR THE DIASPORA OF LONDON
17th Cycle of Lectures 24.10.2017 – 14.05.2020
Organised by the Greek Cypriot Brotherhood in collaboration with the University of Cyprus
We are pleased to invite you to the very interesting lecture of the 17th round of lectures by the Free University of London on the topic of:
Dr. Timothy C. Papadopoulos, is a Professor at the Department of Psychology, University of Cyprus and founding member of the Center for Applied Neuroscience. He pursued his graduate studies at the University of Alberta, Canada, in Educational Psychology, where he also worked as a Research Associate at the JP Das Developmental Disabilities Centre. His research and teaching focus on the study of learning disabilities and their treatment and specifically on (a) various optimal and protective factors for specific learning disorders, focusing on development, cognitive profiles, and pathology, (b) similar components for the Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (attention, executive functioning, inhibition, and processing speed) and (c) the development of web-based cognitive remedial programs. He leads or participates in the consortiums of international projects, funded by both international and national agencies from the European Union (Interreg, FP6 for Applied Research Projects, FP7 Infrastructure Funds, the COST ELN in which he serves as the National Coordinator or Horizon 2020), Canada (Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council) or Cyprus (Research & Innovation Foundation). He is also the Project Coordinator of the Neo-PRISM-C ITN MSCA project, also funded by the EU (2019-2023), with a total budget of 4M€, http://www.neoprismc.org/. He has co-authored 3 books and has published over 80 scientific articles and book chapters (see http://store.elsevier.com/Cognition-Intelligence-and-Achievement/isbn-9780124103887/ for the most recent book by Academic Press). Work of his has received awards by scientific organizations (such as the American Psychological Association), citation databases (such as Scopus), or scientific publishers (such as Elsevier). He has served as Vice-Chair (2012-14) and Chair (2014-2016) of the Department of Psychology, Member of the Faculty Board of Social Sciences and Education (2012-2018), and Member of the University Senate (2014-2016). He has been Visiting Professor at the University of Tromsø (Norway), Queen’s University (Canada), St. John’s University (NY, USA), University of Sheffield (UK), University of Jyväskylä (Finland), University of Crete (Hellas), University of Alberta (Canada), and the Brain Imaging Center of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (Hungary). In 2019, Prof. Papadopoulos was awarded the ‘Distinguished Researcher’ Cyprus Research and Innovation Award by the Cyprus Research and Innovation Foundation.
Dr. Panayiotou graduated in 1991 from New College of the University of South Florida with a Bachelors degree in Psychology and Sociology. She earned a Masters degree in 1994 and a Ph.D. in 1998 from Purdue University in Indiana, USA in Clinical Psychology. She completed her clinical internship at McLean Hospital of Harvard Medical School. She worked as assistant professor at Mississippi State University before her return to Cyprus. She has been at the Department of Psychology of the University of Cyprus since 2001. Her research interests are in the domain of Emotion and its role in the etiology and maintenance of psychopathology. She studies topics like differences in fear reactivity between groups with different pathologies, emotion regulation and coping. She directs the Clinical Psychology and Psychophysiology Lab and she is a founding member of the Center for Applied Neuroscience. She is a licensed clinical psychologist in Cyprus. As of May 2016 she is the Chair of the Department of Psychology.
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