Elena Aristodemou

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Elena Aristodemou
Elena Aristodemou
With FWC 2008 - present
Title Head of New Media Lab, April 2012-Today
Project Coordinator
Research Associate
Key Project(s) InetRisks
SimSafety
IdentifEye
Degree(s) MSc,BSc
Filed(s) of study pcychological Research Methods, Psychology
University(ies) Open University of UK, Monash University, Australia
Specialization(s) Research Methods
Statistics
Certified SDD Facilitator



For a detailed curriculum vitae of Elena Aristodemou click: Full CV.

Elena has been with the Cyprus Neuroscience and Technology Institute since 2008. She started as Project Coordinator for the Cyberethics Hotline.

Elena is currently, the Head of the New Media Lab (since April 2012).

From her role as Research Associate at the Cyprus Neuroscience and Technology Institute, her interests focus in the fields of learning disabilities, cognitive neuroscience and dangers of the Internet.

Biography

Ms Aristodemou has earned a BSc in Psychology from Monash University, Australia and an MSc in Psychological Research Methods from the Open University of UK.

Activities at Cyprus Neuroscience and Technology Institute

Elena coordinated three research projects, which investigated the dangers and the perceptions about dangers in Web 3.0 environments such as Second Life:

Since May 2012, Elena coordinates also the project:

She has also been working on other projects such as Local Authorities Cyprus project. Throughout the years, Elena has also been heavily involved in writing grant applications.

Elena also leads the research in the Cyberethics: Cyprus Safer Internet Center project.


Publications

  • Aristodemou, E., Kasparis, N., & Laouris, Y. (2008, May). Video game technology engaged in promoting a safer use of the internet. Paper presented at the Conference Child and Youth Research in the 21st Century: A Critical Appraisal, Nicosia. Cyprus.
  • Aristodemou, E., Taraszow, T., & Laouris, Y. (2008, May). Young Cypriot internet users: A quantitative survey in the context of EU Kids Online. Paper presented at the Conference Child and Youth Research in the 21st Century: A Critical Appraisal, Nicosia. Cyprus.
  • Aristodemou, E., Taraszow, T., & Laouris, Y. (2008, May). EU Kids Online, the pan-European Initiative that Explores and Compares Young Internet Users across Europe: Comparative Results. Paper presented at the Conference Child and Youth Research in the 21st Century: A Critical Appraisal, Nicosia. Cyprus.
  • Taraszow, T., Aristodemou, E., & Laouris, Y. (2008, May). E-learning adapted to the learning profiles of young learners. Paper presented at the Conference Child and Youth Research in the 21st Century: A Critical Appraisal, Nicosia. Cyprus.
  • Papadopoulou, Y., Aristodemou, E., & Laouris, Y. (2008, Nov). The use of e-learning tools in adult learning: A comparative study between Cyprus and five other European countries. Proceedings of the 7th European Conference on E-Learning, Ayia Napa, Cyprus.
  • Aristodemou, E., Taraszow, T., Laouris, Y., Papadopoulos, T., & Makris, P. (2008, Nov). Prediction of reading performance using the MAPS (Mental Attributes Profiling System) multimodal interactive ICT application. Proceedings of the 7th European Conference on E-Learning, Ayia Napa, Cyprus.
  • Taraszow, T., Aristodemou, E., Arsoy, A., Shitta, G. and Laouris, Y. (2009: in press) ‘Disclosure of personal and contact information by young people in social networking sites: an analysis using Facebook™ profiles as an example’, International Journal of Media and Cultural Politics.
  • Laouris, Y, Aristodemou, E and Makris, P. (2009). Prediction of learning abilities based on a cross-modal evaluation of non-verbal mental attributes using video-game-like interfaces. In Esposito A., Bourbakis, N., Avouris, N., Hatzilygeroudis, I. (Eds): Cross-Modal Analysis of Speech, Gesture, Gaze and Facial Expressions. Berlin-Heidelberg: Springer.
  • Wold, T., Aristodemou, E., Dunkels, E. & Laouris, Y. Inappropriate content. In Livingstone, S. & Haddon, L (eds.) Kids Online: Opportunities and risks for children: The Policy Press
  • Aristodemou, E., Laouris, Y. & Taraszow, T. (2010). Identifying and Ranking Internet Dangers. Proceedings of the 2010 Social Applications for Lifelong Learning Conference, Patras, Greece.
  • Aristodemou, E., Hansen, O., Shitta, G. & Laouris, Y. (2011). IDentifEYE: Augmented Reality Game for Online Identities. Journal for the Systemic Innovation of Education, 1(2), 64-76.
  • Mascheroni, G., Murru, M. F., Aristodemou, E. & Laouris, Y. (2012). Parents: Mediation, Self-regulation and co-regulation. In O'Neil, S., Staksrud, E. & McLaughlin, S (eds.) Promoting a Safer Internet for Children. European Policy Debates and Challenges: Nordicom