Vitae: Yiannis Laouris

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University Education

Institution Degree Grade Year
Leipzig University, Leipzig, Germany M.D. (includes practical year and License to practice medicine) Total average: 1.5 (very good) 1978-1985
Carl Ludwig Inst. of Physiology, Leipzig, Germany Ph.D. (Neurophysiology; DE:Dr. med.) 1.0 (summa cum laude) 1982-1985
University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA M.S. in Systems & Industrial Engineering GPA: 4.0 1991-1993


Post-doctoral training in Neuro-Physiology

Institution Title Year
Dept. Neurophysiology, George-August University, Goettingen, Germany (With Uwe Windhorst) Research Associate 9/1986-2/1989
Dept. Physiology, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA (With Douglas G. Stuart) Research Associate 2/1989-1990
Dept. Physiology, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA Research Assistant Professor 1990-1992
Dept. Physiology, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA Visiting Research Assistant Professor 1992-1994
The John B. Pierce Laboratory, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA Fulbright Scholar 1st Summer Semester 1994
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA Fulbright Scholar 2nd Summer Semester 1994

Special Appointments

International Bodies

Program Title Year
Commonwealth Cybercrime Initiative Steering Committee 2011-Present
Board of Institute for 21st Century Agoras Executive Board 2010-Present
ELPIs Foundation for Indefinite Lifespans Scientific Advisory Board 2012-Present

Invited Expert in Think Tanks

Program Title Year
Concept Reenginering (Onlife Initiative) Invited Expert 2012
Core Foresight 2050 Invited Expert 2012-present

National Representative/Expert in European Research Networks

Program Title Year
COST 276: Knowledge Management Invited Expert 2005-2006
COST 219ter: Accessibility for all to services and terminals for next generation mobile networks National Representative 2005-2007
COST 298: Participation in the Broadband society Invited Expert 2007-2008
COST 2102: Cross-Modal Analysis of Verbal and Non-verbal Communication National Representative 2008-2011
Insafe Member of the Steering Committee 2006-present
Insafe Member of the Advisory Board 2010-2012
EU Kids Online National Representative 2008-2010
EU Kids Online II National Representative 2010-2012
EU Kids Online III National Representative 2013-2014

Appointed as Local Representative for International Organization or projects

Organization Program Title Year
Institute of World Affairs, Washington DC, USA Regional Peace Program Director for Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East 1999-2003
HasNa Inc., Washington DC, USA Scholarships for young journalists Project Director 2002-2003
HasNa Inc., Washington DC, USA Media Literacy Workshops Project Director 2005
HasNa Inc., Washington DC, USA Bi-communal Peace Activities Project Director 2006
HasNa Inc., Washington DC, USA Talk of the Island Radio programs Project Director 2006-2008

Project Director in European Program Consortia

Membership in Associations

Membership in Professional Societies and Associations

Organization Years
Cypriot Students Association, President '78, GDR 1981-83
Pre-registration Doctors’ Association, President, '86, Limassol, Cyprus 1985-86
Physiology Seminar Committee, UA 1988-89
Co-Coordinator, "PSIO 818: Neurophysiology for Neurologists", UA 1988-89

2007-present

German Physiological Society 1988-1992
International Society of Biomechanics 1989
Society for Neuroscience 1990-1994

2007-present

American Physiological Society 1990-1995
Cyprus Designers and Inventors Association, Secretary '94), Cyprus 1992-93
Cyprus Neuroscience Association, Appointed President, '91, Cyprus 1991-96
Cyprus MacUsers Group, Founding Member and President, '92, Cyprus 1991-94
Cyprus Society of Medical Informatics, Cyprus 1997-2005
Peace Center, Cyprus 1994-present
Center for Systemic Studies, Founding Member, Cyprus 1994-96
Technology For Peace, Founding Member and Project Leader 1997-present
IDA: International Dyslexia Association 2002-present
ISSS: International Society for the Systems Sciences 2003-present
ISTE: International Society Technology in Education 1993-1997

2004-present

IADIS: International Association for Development of the Information Society 2005-present
EARLI: European association for Research on Learning & Instruction 2005-present
AERA: American Educational Research Association 2006-present
HSSS: Hellenic Society for Systemic Studies 2008-present
American Society for Cybernetics 2014-present

Membership in Bi-communal Peace Initiatives in Cyprus

Group Years
Executive Committee of the Westminster Group 1995-2000
Member of the Core Trainers Group 1994-1997
Member and Facilitator of the Young Business Leaders Bicommunal Group 1997-1999
Facilitator of the Technology for Peace Group (Greek Cypriot Side) 1997-2003
Facilitator for the Bicommunal Investment Company Group 1997-2000
Member of the Secretariat of the Coordinating Initiative 1998-2000
Member of the Communication Initiative 1998-2000
Facilitator of the Y2P (Youth Promoting Peace) Group 1999-2003
Founding Member and Board Member of Cyprus Community Media Centre 2010-present
Founding member of CINDEP 2010

Honors and Awards

Name and description of the award Year
Leistungstippendien, Leipzig, Germany

Financial award given to students with very high grades

1979-1984
Salvator Allende Stippendium, Leipzig, Germany

Prize given to two best students of each university in the country

1985
Leistungshau, Leipzig, GDR

Competition for selection of research achievements by young scientists
Parts of Ph.D. work selected for both the 1984 "Leistungsshau" of the
University and for the 1985 "Leistungsshau" from all Universities in the GDR

1984 & 1985
Summa cum laude, Leipzig, Germany

PhD received the most unusual distinction having being graded with 5 A’s

1985
Υποτροφία Παγκύπριας Πορείας Αγάπης Αρχιεπισκόπου Μακαρίου Γ, Nicosia, Cyprus

Scholarship given by Makarios Foundation exempting rules to support a young scientist's dream to follow a humanistic research career

1986
Provost's Teaching Award, Arizona, USA

For development of computer-based undergraduate instruction in neuroscience

1990
Medical Innovation Award, Arizona, USA

For development of computer-based undergraduate instruction in neuroscience

1992
IPDF, Arizona, USA1992

For activities in International Program Development

1992
ISO 9001/2, London, UK

Among the first few companies in Cyprus to get this award from a UK Board

1996
Silver Award, INPEX 95, Pittsburgh, USA

Innovation Competition Fair with thousands of participants from all over the world

1995
The Elected of the Year '96, Jerusalem, Israel

The CYBER Kids company in Israel chosen as the most promising new company of the Year

1996
Qualidat, Geneva, Switzerland

Distinction given to companies that demonstrate high standards of quality

1996
Employers and Industrialists Federation Award, Nicosia, Cyprus
Creativity Award to Cyber Kids Curriculum
1998
Civil Society Award

First Award to NGOs pioneering in social transformation

2008
Hellenic Society for Systems Studies
Award to distinguished scientists
2008
Anna Lindh Award 2011
Digital Champion Cyprus Award 2015 for his role and support in establishing an award process for innovations in digital economy 2015
Global Education Innovation Award 2017 One of 12 awarded by GENE – Global Education Network Europe to Future Worlds Center for its innovative Map Your Meal project. 2017
Disrupt Cyprus awarded to GNOUS Labs Ltd., for MAPS' disruptive ability 2017

History of support, fundraising and grants

Year Source Details Contract Description Total fund-US$ Total fund-CY£ Total fund-EU€ FWC fund-US$ FWC fund-CY£ FWC fund-EU€
1990 Univ. of Arizona Provost's Teaching Award N/A Award for innovation in teaching 3,000.00 2,814.85 3,000.00 2,814.85
1991 Univ. of Arizona International Program Development Fund N/A Award for innovation in teaching using multimedia 5,000.00 4,691.42 5,000.00 4,691.42
1992 CING Neuroscience Research N/A Award to develop international collaboration 10,000.00 17,086.01 10,000.00 17,086.01
1992 Univ. of Arizona Award for innovation in teaching using multimedia N/A Medical Innovation Award 5,000.00 4,691.42 5,000.00 4,691.42
1992 Univ. of Arizona Award to develop international collaboration N/A Stuart's Regents Professor Fund 1,000.00 938.28 1,000.00 938.28
1993 CING Neuroscience Research N/A Award to develop international collaboration 10,000.00 17,086.01 10,000.00 17,086.01
1994 CYBER KIDS Curriculum and multimedia development N/A R&D for CYBER KIDS Curriculum development 100,000.00 170,860.14 100,000.00 170,860.14
1995 CYBER KIDS Curriculum and multimedia development N/A R&D for CYBER KIDS Curriculum development 100,000.00 170,860.14 100,000.00 170,860.14
1996 CYBER KIDS Curriculum and multimedia development N/A R&D for CYBER KIDS Curriculum development 100,000.00 170,860.14 100,000.00 170,860.14
1997 IWA, USIP Tech4Peace N/A Awarded to Hrach Gregorian 10,000.00 9,382.83 10,000.00 9,382.83
1997 Leonardo to CYBER KIDS; Curriculum R&D N/A e-Learning for gypsies 18,000.00 18,000.00
1997 CYBER KIDS Curriculum and multimedia development N/A R&D for CYBER KIDS Curriculum Development 100,000.00 170,860.14 100,000.00 170,860.14
1998 RPF Development of methodology and software for the diagnosis and treatement of learning difficulties with emphasis in dyslexia N/A Development of MAPS 23,000.00 39,297.83 23,000.00 39,297.83
1998 USAID Tech4Peace N/A Set up of bicommunal cyber cafes 25,000.00 23,457.08 25,000.00 23,457.08
1998 CYBER KIDS Curriculum and multimedia development N/A R&D for CYBER KIDS Curriculum Development 100,000.00 170,860.14 100,000.00 170,860.14
1999 EU/Leonardo Program Curriculum R&D N/A e-Learning 12,000.00 12,000.00
2000 UNDP/UNOPS Tech4Peace N/A Full-scale development of the project 100,000.00 100,000.00
2000 UNDP/UNOPS Youth Promoting Peace N/A Youth related action research and intervention 50,000.00 54,135.25 50,000.00 54,135.25
2001 EU/Leonardo Program WORK N/A Special Needs in adults 18,000.00 20,097.60 18,000.00 20,097.60
2002 HasNa Inc. Journalism for Peace N/A Media-based conflict resolution and reconciliation 26,750.00 28,301.86 26,750.00 28,301.86
2002 UNDP/UNOPS Youth Promoting Peace N/A Youth related action research and intervention 50,000.00 52,900.66 50,000.00 52,900.66
2002 CYBER KIDS Curriculum and multimedia development N/A R&D for CYBER KIDS Curriculum development 100,000.00 170,860.14 100,000.00 170,860.14
2002 Med.Pride EUMEDIS Subcontracted from Ekkotek N/A Tools for satellite-based e-Learning 180,000.00 180,000.00
2003 HasNa Inc. Reconciliation Now! N/A 105,150.00 92,957.64 105,150.00 92,957.64
2003 CYBER KIDS Curriculum and multimedia development N/A R&D for CYBER KIDS Curriculum development 100,000.00 100,000.00
2003 Establishing Training Programs N/A 26,750.00 26,750.00
2003 HasNa Inc. Media-literacy N/A Media-literacy serving conflict resolution and reconciliation 100,000.00 100,000.00
2005 UNDP/UNOPS N/A Youth related action research and intervention 18,000.00 18,000.00
2005 HasNa Inc., USIP Talk of the Island N/A Bi-Communal Radio 37,704.45 37,704.45
2005 EU/Leonardo Program Biblio.For.Meda N/A Distance Learning – public libraries 178,235.00 178,235.00
2005 HasNa Inc. Media Literacy N/A 50,000.00 50,000.00
2005 EU/Grundtvig Program Dyslexia research N/A 5,000.00 5,000.00
2005 UNDP/UNOPS N/A Youth related Research 10,000.00 10,000.00
2005 DG EAC 85/04 I.S.O.L.A. N/A
2006 European Commission/DG Justice and Home Affairs, Republic of Cyprus- Ministry of Justice Extending EU Citizenship JLS/2005/FR/005–30-CE-0039945/00-02 Awareness raising for EU Citizenship issues in the new member states 113,465.00 113,465.00
2006 ERF, Asylum Service URVT YA/ETΠ/2005/3 Support program for victims of Torture 41,225.00 41,225.00
2006 UNHCR Strengthening Asylum 06/CYP/LS/400(b) Support Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Cyprus 89,499.96 89,499.96
2006 HasNa Inc. Talk of the Island N/A Bi-Communal Radio program 25,000.00 25,000.00
2006 European Commission, Safer Internet Program Cyberethics SIP2005AN-38265-CyberEthics Safer Internet 146,275.00 83,950.00
2006 USIP Radio N/A Internet-based, Peace radio 47,000.00 47,000.00
2006 EU/Grundtvig e-Learning N/A 15,000.00 15,000.00
2006 European Commission Youth in Action Programme DG EAC 62/05, European Cultural Foundation Everybody’s Song 2006 – 3326/001-001 Reflect on the role of music in intercultural understanding 124,676.70 87,953.53
2006 DG EAC/54/05 Democracy Campaign Peaceful Europe 2006-0371/001-001 EAS EASANN Promote the systematic integration of peace and non-violence education 250,000.00 28,000.00
2006 Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP), GRUNDTVIG SteLLLa CY-GRU2-2006-N-2 Develop a generic method for autonomous learning for adults 11,920.00 11,920.00
2006 Own Funding Educational Hypermedia (Hibernation) N/A
2006 Private Sector Charitable Donation N/A Non-repayable financial contribution 21,067.00 21,067.00
2007 Travel Funds / Pact for Research and Innovation of the Competition Fond 2006 of the Leibniz - Association Fish Motor Control N/A
2007 ALF MYTeeC N/A 83,211.76 83,211.76
2007 HasNa Inc. Hasna Bi-Communal Office N/A 50,000.00 50,000.00
2007 UNHCR Strengthening Asylum 06/CYP/LS/400(b) Support program for asylum seekers and refugees 80,553.72 80,553.72
2007 European Commission, Safer Internet Program SafenetCY SIP2006-HL-1110004 Hotline that promotes the safe use of Internet in Cyprus 150,823.00 84,893.00
2007 European Commission, Safer Internet Program EU Kids Online N/A Safer Internet Research 20,000.00 20,000.00
2007 European Refugee Fund, Asylum Service URVT 07/CYP/LS/400(b) Support program for victims of Torture 70,746.26 70,746.26
2007 EU/Grundwig e-Learning N/A 10,000.00 10,000.00
2007 UNDP/UNOPS Multicultural Cyprus 47351_07_006 SDDPs in schools to promote European Values 39,897.00 68,168.07 34,922.17 59,668.07
2007 Cypriot National Agency for the Youth Programme Europeans meet in Caucasus CY-512-02-2006-R5 Contact making seminar (CMS) 15,400.00 26,312.46 15,400.00 26,312.46
2007 Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP), GRUNDTVIG SteLLLa CY-GRU2-2006-N-2 Life long learning using new media and technologies 6,000.00 6,000.00
2007 HasNa Inc. New Media Landscape Now USIP Grant Proposal 219-05F Bi-communal media project 28,858.63 21,057.35 28,858.63 21,057.35
2007 European Commission DG JLS Join the Net III 2006-1/109/W Workshops with PTSD experts 12,764.00 21,808.59 12,764.00 21,808.59
2007 EC FP6 DfA@eInclusion N/A Advancement of eInclusion in Europe through fostering design for all 25,000.00 25,000.00
2007 Private Sector Charitable Donation N/A Non-repayable financial contribution 38,471.23 65,732.00 38,471.23 65,732.00
2008 UNHCR Strengthening Asylum 08/AB/CYP/LS/400(b)1 Support program for asylum seekers and refugees 120,976.10 120,976.10
2008 EuropeAid Accessing Development Education ONG-ED/2007/136-419 Development Education Learning Objects Depository 300,000.00 91,124.21
2008 European Commission, Youth In Action Programme, DG EAC 47/05 UCYVROK 2007-3756/010-001 SDDPs across Europe to diagnose obstacles to youth participation 99,827.00 35,401.60
2008 EuropeAid Ambassadors for MDGs/MDG Youth ONG-ED/2007/136-678 New Media for Millennium Development Goals 480,000.00 67,762.00
2008 European Refugee Fund, Asylum Service URVT YA/ETΠ/2007/4 Support program for victims of Torture II 90,732.08 90,732.08
2008 European Commission, Safer Internet Program Cyberethics II SIP-2008-CNH-143802 Promote the safe use of the Internet 419,998.98 298,094.25
2008 EC, Youth In Action Program Exchange of good practice in youth work through the promotion of inter-cultural dialogue 136191-3.2-GR -2007-R1 Strengthen youth civil society initiatives (Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan) 98,296.00 12,214.50
2008 RPF InetRisks ΤΠΕ/ΟΡΙΖΟ/0308(ΒΕ)/02 Safer Internet related research 100,000.00 33,365.00
2008 ERF, Asylum Service Psycho-Social Support to Asylum Seekers N/A Provide psycho-Social support to Asylum Seekers 86,284.00 86,284.00
2008 RPF Social Inclusion/Exclusion of Refugees in Cyprus ΑΝΘΡΩΠΙΣΤΙΚΕΣ/ΚΟΙΝΩ/0308(ΒΕ) Research project 75,100.00 22,800.00
2008 Private Sector Charitable Donation N/A Non-repayable financial contribution 100,287.00 100,287.00
2009 UNHCR Strengthening Asylum CYP/AB/400/LS/400(b) Support program for asylum seekers and refugees 120,976.10 120,976.10
2009 Europian Commission, EupopeAid/126199/C/ACT/CY JUMPSTART CRIS/2008/168-618 Youth Peace Campaign between GCs and TCs in Cyprus 192,696.30 61,595.35
2009 EC, EACEA/07/08(Europe for Citizens, Action 1, measure 2.1) ACID CP-2008-044 Promotion of intercultural dialogue 149,746.50 21,789.00
2009 EU, LIFELONG LEARNING PROGRAMME (LLP) and Subcontract Grundtwig SteLLLa 2.0 2009-1-BE3-GRU06-01129 2 Life-long learning through new media 20,000.00 20,000.00
2009 EC EACEA,Framework LifeLong Learning Programme/Tranversal Programme/Key Activity 2: Languages MobLang 505664-LLP-1-2009-CY-KA2-KA2MP Teaching languages using mobile phones 399,766.00 117,633.00
2009 EC, EACEA, Framework Lifelong Learning Programme / Transversal Programme / Key Activity 3: ICT Simsafety 143689-2008-LLP-GR-KA3-KA3MP2008 3D game simulator for teaching Internet safety 485,711.00 57,682.00
2009 UNDP Action for Cooperation and Trust (ACT) UNDP: Youth Activism 00063359_09_001_ii Encourage youth to get involved and participate in bicommunal activities 632,195.00 73,495.00
2009 Republic of Cyprus Learning and Development Needs for Cypriot Local Authorities 6/2009 Learning and Development Needs for the Local Authorities of CY 76,500.00 76,500.00
2009 Private Sector Charitable Donation N/A Non-repayable financial contribution 387,159.00 387,159.00
2010 UNHCR Strengthening Asylum BU: CYP01, Agreement No.: 0000000016 Support Asylum Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Cyprus 120,750.00 120,750.00
2010 EuropeAid NSA-LA EuropeAid/127765/C/ACT/Multi TeachMDGs DCI-NSA ED/2009/202-079 Curriculum development for MDGs 746,580.60 261,450.00
2010 EuropeAid NSA-LA EuropeAid/127766/c/act/Multi MeDevNet DCI-NSA 2009/205-842 Capacity building for NGOs (SDDPs) 353.700.00 63,749.97
2010 EC - FP7 CA CARDIAC 248582 SDDPs thoughout Europe to explore research priorities within Priority 7 499,991.00 57,790.00
2010 EuropeAid NSA-LA EuropeAID/127765/C/ACT/Multi Media4MDGs DCI-NSA ED/2009/202-170 Involve Youth in the development of multimedia tools to promote MDGs 495,000.00 75,013.00
2010 EC EIDHR EuropeAid/127237/C/ACT/Multi Act Beyond Borders EIDHR/2009/167-502 Workshops, trainings, SDDPs, capacity building (ISR, PNA) 699,890.40 344,413.72
2010 European Commission, Safer Internet Program Cyberethics SI-2009-SIC-123903 Safer Internet Awareness Center, Helpline and Hotline 332,836.20 184,320.40
2010 European Commission DG Justice Good practice (Torture Victims) JLS/2009/ERFX/CA/1005 Promotion and dissemination of good practice in working and treatment methods of victims of torture 44,104.00 44,104.00
2010 EU/Leonardo Program E-com4S2P CY-LdV-MULPART-2010-07 Evaluate the role and possibilities of different interpersonal communications technologies in communicating with parents. 12,000.00 12,000.00
2010 Borderstories N/A 2,710.00 2,710.00
2010 Private Sector Charitable Donation. N/A Non-repayable financial contribution 104,735.00 104,735.00
2010 ERF, Asylum Service URVT YA/ETΠ/2007/4 Unit of Rehabilitation of Victims of Torture 30,515.00 30,515.00
2010 UNVFVT UNVFVT 594-DA Support of the Unit for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Torture 20,192.83 25,000.00 20,192.83
2011 UNHCR Strengthening Asylum BU: CYP01, Agreement No.: 0000000018 Support Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Cyprus 98,600.00 98,600.00
2011 EU/Leonardo Program VET CY-LdV-MULPART-2011-02 The Project Method as a creative model in VET 16,000.00 16,000.00
2011 European Commission Leonardo Grundtvig Programme Q3 CY-GRU-MULPART-2011-25 Qualification of 3rd Sector in Europe 16,000.00 16,000.00
2011 EU Fundamental Rights & Citizenship Program IdentifEYE JUST/2010/FRAC/AG/1107-30-CE-03.77137/00-41 Children, Data and Emerging Identities 233,120.00 43,624.00
2011 UNVFVT Unit for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Torture 594-DA Provision of rehabilitation services to victims of torture 40,000.00 28,839.22 40,000.00 28,839.22
2011 Private Sector Charitable Donation N/A Non-repayable financial contribution 91,048.00 91,048.00
2012 European Commission, Safer Internet Program Cyberethics SI-2012-SIC-1231202 Safer Internet Awareness Center, Helpline and Hotline 381,497.84 200,575.50
2012 EC, EACEA, Framework Lifelong Learning Programme / Transversal Programme / Key Activity 3: ICT e-Hoop 530931-LLP-1-2012-1-CY-KA3-KA3MP Unified e-Hoop approach to learning differences 397,918.00 128,907.00
2012 EC, EACEA, Framework Lifelong Learning Programme / Transversal Programme / Grundtvig Multilateral Projects Mingle 527834-LLP-1-2012-1-GR-GRUNDTVIG-GMP Migrant Language and Social Integration 299,888.00 42,009.00
2012 UNHCR Strengthening Asylum BU: CYP01, Agreement No.: 0000000020 Support Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Cyprus 109,050.00 109,050.00
2012 European Commission, Youth in Action Programme Reinventing Democracy CY-13-03-2011-R5 Young people from GR and CY take apart and reconstruct the concept of democracy 34,842.95 34,842.95
2012 European Commission, Youth in Action Programme Youth! Envisage CY-51-06-2011-R5 Young people from GR and CY take apart and reconstruct the concept of democracy 15,999.84 15,999.84
2012 Private Sector Charitable Donation N/A Non-repayable financial contribution 201,062.00 201,062.00
2013 UNHCR Strengthening Asylum BU: CYP01, Agreement No.: 0000000023 Support Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Cyprus 110,200.00 110,200.00
2013 UNVFVT Unit for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Torture G_594DA_13 Provision of rehabilitation services to victims of torture $26,500.00 $26,500.00
2013 EuropeAid NSA-LA EuropeAid/127765/C/ACT/Multi Youth of the World! DCI-NSAED/2011/114 Awareness about global issues within the activities of youth organisations 880,424.32 136,076.49
2013 EuropeAid NSA-LA EuropeAid/127765/C/ACT/Multi The World From Our Doorstep DCI-NSAED/2012/280-249 Awareness of poverty eradication and sustainable development through the formal education of children aged 3-8 479,999.00 99,806.00
2014 DG Justice 3CE - Cyprus Cyber Crime Center of Excellence for Training, Research and Education HOME/2013/ISEC/ AG/INT/40000052229 Cyprus Cybercrime Center of Excellence for Training, Research and Education 444.063,70 122,524.00
2014 European Refugee Fund Republic of Cyprus Provision of Free Legal Advice to Asylum Seekers in Cyprus ΥΕ/ΥΑ/ΕΤΠ/01.2013 Provision of Free Legal Advice to Asylum Seekers in Cyprus 74,114.62
2014 Embassy of the Republic of Germany in Cyprus Improvement of the situation with asylum seekers in Cyprus Provision of legal assistance, awareness raising and community development for Asylum Seekers in Cyprus 59,000.00 5,900.00
2014 UNVFVT Unit for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Torture G_594DA_14 Provision of rehabilitation services to victims of torture $26,500.00 $26,500.00
2014 UNHCR Strengthening Asylum BU: CYP01, Agreement No.: 0000000026 Support Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Cyprus 179,450.00 179,450.00
2014 DG Justice UINFC2 - Engaging Users in Preventing and Fighting Cyber Crime HOME/2013/ISEC/AG/INT/4000005215 Engaging Users in Preventing and Fighting Cyber Crime 544.745,56 71.557,32
2014 Film Club European Film Club Pilots European Film Club Pilots 316.469,00 71.386,00
2015 CEF - Connecting Europe Facility CyberEthics GV CEF-TC-2014-1 Cyprus Safer Internet Center offering awareness, hotline and helpline. 543.026,00 186.822,00
2015 GlobaLab Promoting Active Global Citizenship among Young Europeans Promoting Active Global Citizenship among Young Europeans 2.160,00
2015 European Refugee Fund Republic of Cyprus Provision of free legal assistance to asylum seekers ΥΕ/ΥΑ/ΕΤΠ/01.2013 Provision of Free Legal Advice to Asylum Seekers in Cyprus 39,998.85 39,998.85
2015 German Embassy Improvement of the Situation of Asylum Seekers in Cyprus Improvement of the Situation of Asylum Seekers in Cyprus 46.000 46.000
2015 EPIM Establishing and Promoting Altternatives to Detention Establishing and Promoting Altternatives to Detention 49.557,05 49.557,05
2015 UNHCR Strengthening Asylum BU: CYP01, Agreement No.: 0000000029 Support Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Cyprus 234,050.04 234,050.04
2015 UNVFVT Unit for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Torture G_594DA_15 Provision of rehabilitation services to victims of torture $26,500.00 $26,500.00
2015 AAL - RPF Providing ICT-based formal and informal care at home (SENIOR-TV) AAL-2014-171 ICT-based formal and informal care at home for Seniors. 1,774,435.09 100.471,20
2015 GlobaLab II Six Steps to Global Citizenship Six Steps to Global Citizenship 156.964,00 40.069,00
2015 Map Your Meal Map your meal – EYD2015 Map your meal – EYD2015 1.101.037,05 427.965,11
2015 Supply Chainge Boost for sustainable European supermarket store-brands as a key driver for the EYD 2015 and beyond Boost for sustainable European supermarket store-brands as a key driver for the EYD 2015 and beyond 4.389.300,00 86.532,00
2015 Let's Get Active Let’s get active! Incentives for citizens active participation in the democratic life of EU Let’s get active! Incentives for citizens active participation in the democratic life of EU 70.250,00 15.800,00
2015 Reinventing Democracy Reinventing Democracy in the Digital Era Reinventing Democracy in the Digital Era $200.000,00 $200.000,00
2016 UNHCR Strengthening Asylum Agreement No.: CYP01/2016/0000000030/00 Support Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Cyprus 173,878.00 173,878.00
2016 UNVFVT Unit for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Torture G_594DA_16 Provision of rehabilitation services to victims of torture $26,500.00 $26,500.00
2016 H2020 Marine Knowledge Sharing Platform for Federating Responsible Research and Innovation Communities 710566 Federating RRI Communities using Marine Life as an example. 2,999,943.75 241,000.00
2016 DG Justice Tracking tool based on social media for risk assessment on radicalisation 723180 RiskTrack. 578,403.48 165,790.08
2016 Erasmus+ OnlinE PrOfessional Development in Second chance Education 2016-1-NL01-KA204-022937 EPODS 337,320.00 26,245.00
2016 European Commission A Method for the Empowerment of Torture Survivors (METS) HOME/2015/PAVT/AG/8374 Development of a method aimed at the empowerment of torture survivor 648,936.81 56,313.03
2016 Make Fruit Fair Make Fruit Fair! A Boost for Fair Tropical Fruit in the 2015 European Year of Development and Beyond: Mobilizing European citizen to take action for fair tropical fruit supply chains. Make Fruit Fair! A Boost for Fair Tropical Fruit in the 2015 European Year of Development and Beyond: Mobilizing European citizen to take action for fair tropical fruit supply chains. 34.000,00
2016 ALF Different Cultures Common Value Different Cultures Common Value 34.376,00 12.906,4
2017 UNHCR Strengthening Asylum Agreement No.: CYP01/2017/0000000033/000 Support Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Cyprus 201,299.27 201,299.27
2017 UNVFVT Unit for the Rehabilitation of Victims of Torture G_594DA_17 Provision of rehabilitation services to victims of torture $26,500.00 $26,500.00
2017 EPIM Pilot project on the implementation of alternative measures: the Revised Community Assessment and Placement model in Cyprus G_594DA_17 Pilot project on the implementation of alternative measures: the Revised Community Assessment and Placement model in Cyprus 83.219,25 83.219,25

Disclaimer

All the grants are presented in euro as well to provide a common base for comparison. The following exchange rates were used during the conversion:

EU€/CY£: 0.585274 – official exchange rate published and used in 2007-2008 (during the introduction of the euro in Cyprus)

EU€/US$: For period of 1999-2009, annual average rate of the daily rate was used published by the European Central Bank. Grants, awarded before that time, were calculated with the rate of 1999 and grants, awarded after the period, are shown with the current daily rate of Bank of Cyprus.

Organization of international meetings and symposia

Laouris has been chair and/or key organizer of the following conferences:

Year Event # Role/Co-organizers Organizations Place
1988 Perspectives in Motor Control:
Brainstorming on the State of Affairs
and Future Developments
25 Co-Chair
Chairs: H.-D. Henatsch
Uwe Windhorst
Georg-August University
Goettingen
Paphos, Cyprus
1992 Innovation-Technology Social Progress 92 120 Chair: Yiannis Laouris
Co-Chair: George Christodoulides
CNTI
Institute of Technology
Cyprus Development Bank
CYBER KIDS
Nicosia, Cyprus
1993 Innovation-Technology Social Progress 93 135 Chair: Yiannis Laouris
Co-Chair: George Christodoulides
CNTI
Institute of Technology
Cyprus Development Bank
CYBER KIDS
Nicosia, Cyprus
1995 Computers and Dyslexia 1995 Seminar 90 Chair
Co-Chair: Pantelis Makris and
the Dyslexia Group
CNTI
Cyprus Dyslexia Association
CYBER KIDS
Nicosia, Cyprus
1996 Computers and Dyslexia 1996 Conference 120 Chair
Co-Chair: Despo Minaidou and
the Dyslexia Group
CNTI
Cyprus Dyslexia Association
CYBER KIDS
Lefkosia, Cyprus
1997 Computers and Dyslexia 1997 Conference 105 Chair
Co-Chair: Christiane El-Haddad and
the Dyslexia Group
CNTI
Cyprus Dyslexia Association
CYBER KIDS
Lefkosia, Cyprus
1997 Insafe Meeting 56 Chairs; Yiannis Laouris and
Janice Richardson
Insafe
CNTI
Limassol, Cyprus
1998 Computers and Dyslexia 1998 Conference 133 Chair
Co-Chair: Petroula Petrou and
the Dyslexia Group
CNTI
Cyprus Dyslexia Association
CYBER KIDS
Lefkosia, Cyprus
2001 Computers and Dyslexia 2001 Conference 145 Chair
Co-Chair: Mira Ioannou and
the Dyslexia Group
CNTI
Cyprus Dyslexia Association
CYBER KIDS
Lefkosia, Cyprus
2002 Building an innovation based Economy 34 Chair
Co-Chair: Panikos Michael
Commonwealth Science Council
WAITRO
Pafos, Cyprus
2002 Computers and Dyslexia 2002 Conference 220 Chair
Co-Chair: Stella Ioannides and
the Dyslexia Group
CNTI
Cyprus Dyslexia Association
CYBER KIDS
Lefkosia, Cyprus
2003 International Conference on Innovation
Grand Bay, 24 – 28 February 2003
85 Chair Commonwealth Science Council
WAITRO
Mauritius
2005 Multilingual and Cross-Cultural Perspectives
on Dyslexia; 3rd International Multilingualism
and Dyslexia Conference
223 Vice President of Local
Organizing Committee
IDA
EDA
CDA
Limassol, Cyprus
2005 Accessibility for All to Services and Terminals
for Next Generation Networks -
The Ambient Intelligence Perspective
44 Vice President of Local
Organizing Committee
CNTI
Cost219ter secretariat
Ayia Napa, Cyprus
2005 IADIS International Conference Mobile Learning 155 Member of Review- &
Organizing Committees
Qawra, Malta
2008 Safer Internet Day Conference 2008 >600 Organizing Committee CYTA
CNTI
Cyprus Pedagogical Institute
Cyber Crime
Nicosia, Cyprus
2009 Safer Internet Day Conference 2009 >600 Organizing Committee CYTA
CNTI
Cyprus Pedagogical Institute
Cyber Crime
Nicosia, Cyprus
2010 Safer Internet Day Conference 2010 >600 Organizing Committee CYTA
CNTI
[[Cyprus Pedagogical Institute]
Cyber Crime
Nicosia, Cyprus
2010 Cyprus Peace Makers
Act Beyond Borders Conference
>200 Organizing Committee FWC Nicosia, Cyprus
2011 Connecting Generations -
Discover the digital world together…safely!
>100 Chair CNTI
Frederick University
Nicosia, Cyprus
2011 Safer Internet Day Conference 2011 >650 Organizing Committee CYTA
CNTI
Cyprus Pedagogical Institute
Cyber Crime
Nicosia, Cyprus
2011 Mobile Learning as the future of education >60 Organizing Committee CYTA
CNTI
San Sebastian, Spain
2012 Safer Internet Day Conference 2012 >750 Organizing Committee CYTA
CNTI
Cyprus Pedagogical Institute
Cyber Crime
Nicosia, Cyprus

Collaborative research and visiting scientists

Department of Neurophysiology, Georg-August University, Göttingen, Germany

Doctoral Students

Serving as mentor for doctoral students of Prof. Uwe Windhorst.

Name Status during training Period
Uli Kuipers Dipl. Biol. in PhD program 1986-1988
Theodoros Kokkoroyiannis Dipl. Biol. in PhD program 1986-1988

University of Arizona, Tucson, USA

Undergraduate and Masters Students; Across campus

The following Undergraduate and Masters students collaborated for the development of Hypercard-based courses in neuroscience, which were eventually honored with the Provost's Teaching Award and the Medical Innovation Award.


Name Status during training Period
Elisa M. Chernov Undergraduate at Systems and Industrial Engineering, Research Assistant 1990-1991
Beili Wing Undergraduate at Computer Science, Research Assistant 1990
Nicos Stylianou M.S. Electrical Engineering, Research Assistant 1990-1992
Xenon Xenophontos M.S. Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Research Assistant 1990-1992
Amit Vyas M.S. MIS Engineering, Research Assistant 1990-1991

Doctoral Students; Department of Neurophysiology

Serving as mentor for doctoral students of Prof. Douglas G. Stuart.

Name Status during training Period
John M. Spielmann B.S., M.S.; PhD student in Neuroscience 1986-1990
Leslie Bevan B.A., M.S.; PhD student in Neuroscience 1986-1990
Katalin M. Gothard M.D.; PhD student in neuroscience 1990-1991

Postdoctoral Fellows; Department of Neurophysiology

Collaborative experimental work with post-doctoral students in the context of the Robotics/Prosthetics/Motor Control Group.


Name Status during collaboration Period
Grant A. Robinson Ph.D., Post-doc, Research Associate in Physiology/School of Medicine 1986-1989
Michael A. Nordstrom DDS, Ph.D., Research Associate in Physiology, College of Medicine 1989-1992
Robert J. Callister Ph.D., Research Associate in Physiology, College of Medicine 1990-1992
Jane Garland Ph.D., Research Associate in Physiology, College of Medicine 1990-1991

Visiting Scholars; Robotics/Prosthetics/Motor Control Group

Collaborative experimental work with international visiting scientists in the context of the Robotics/Prosthetics/Motor Control Group.

Name Status during collaboration Period
Nicolina I. Radicheva M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Biophysics
Visiting from Central Laboratory of Biophysics
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
1988-1989
Lubomir V. Gerilovsky M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor of Physiology,
visiting from Central Laboratory of Biophysics
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
1988-1989
Konstantin G. Kostov Research Associate, visiting from Central Laboratory of Biophysics
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
1988-1989

Higher Technological Institute, Cyprus, 1991-1994

Mentoring students while teaching a number of classes at the Higher Technological Institute.

  • Supervisor for approximately 20 HTI students
  • More than 30 worked at the CNTI between 1991-1994.

Philips College, Cyprus, 1992-1994

Mentoring and supervising students while teaching at Philips College.


Supervising theses of three BS in Psychology students

Name Status during training Period
Demetra Kalopedi Psychology Student working on her Thesis 1993
Costas Constanti Psychology Student working on his Thesis 1993
Christiane El-Haddad Psychology Student working on her Thesis 1993

CYBER School of Instructors

Full-time CYBER KIDS Instructors, Cyprus, 1992-2001

Part-time Instructors

Full-time Senior Scientists

Name Status during collaboration Period
Harry Anastasiou Head of Cyberkids Curriculum Development Unit 1006-2001
Philip Snyder Professor of Conflict Resolution 9/1998-9/1999

Bicommunal Peace Movement, Cyprus, 1994-present

Collaborations with a number of international scholars the context of activities related to the Bicommunal Peace Movement.

Visiting Scholars

Name Status during training Period
Benjamin Broome Professor of Conflict Resolution, Fulbright Scholar 1994-96
Philip Snyder Professor of Conflict Resolution, Fulbright Scholar 1996-98
John Ungerleider Professor of Conflict Resolution, Fulbright Scholar 1997-98
Gary Gumpert Professor of Communication
Visiting periodically to collaborate in technology related issues
1997- present
Suzan Drucker Professor of Communication
Visiting periodically to collaborate in technology related issues
1997- present

Cyprus Neuroscience and Technology Institute, Cyprus, Years:1991-2001

Full-time Research Associates

Name Status during training Period
George Vakanas Research Associate, Depts. of Neural Control, CNTI 1991-1995
Stelios Stylianou Research Associate, Depts. of Neural Control, CNTI 9/1992-7/1994
Jack Kyriakou Research Assistant, Dept. of Neural Control 9/1992-3/1993
Irina Nicolaou Research Assistant, Dept. Dept. of Neural Control 10/1992-4/1993
Yiannos Constantinou Programmer for MAPS and Technician 1998-2001

Undergraduate Students

8 HTI- and 3 Philips College students completed their practical training with me at the Institute. 1991-94

Masters students working on their theses

Name Status during training Period
Eleni Vakanas Masters Student, CYBER Kids R&D Unit 1993-94
Christiane El-Haddad Research Associate, Special Education Unit 1993-1997

Cyprus Neuroscience and Technology Institute, Cyprus, Years: 2001-present

Full-time Associates funded through EU or international grants

Name Status during training Period
George Tziapouras MS in Political Science, Coordinator of Technology for Peace 3/2001-7/2004
Nikoletta Koutsakou MS in Political Science, Coordinator of Youth Promoting Peace 2001-2002
Xenia Constantinou MS in Political Science, Coordinator of Youth Promoting Peace 9/2002-3/2005
Natasa Xenophontos MS in International Studies, Coordinator of HasNa-funded projects 9/2002-12/02
Synthia Pavlou BS in Journalism, Coordinator of HasNa-funded projects 2/2003- 9/2003
Elia Petridou BS in Economics, Coordinator of HasNa-funded projects 11/2003-12/2004
Elia Petridou MS in International Studies, Coordinator of EU Citizenship project 9/2005-8/2008
Kerstin Wittig MA in Political Science 10/2005-present
Tonia Loizidou MS in Cognitive Psychology 5/2006-2/2008
Vipar Uthenpong MS in Computer science 5/2006-8/2007
Christos Xenophontos MA in European Studies 5/2006-10/2006
Reinhard Eckert Coordinator of Everybody's Song 5/2006-5/2008
Tatjana Taraszow MS Psychology 9/2006-present
Nikolas Kasparis MS Artificial Intelligence 10/2007-9/2008
Elena Aristodemou MA Psychological Research Methods 2/2008-present
Georgina Siitta Achilleos BS Psychology 2/2008-4/2012

Visiting Senior Scientists

Name Status during training Period
Peter Gerjets Assistant Professor of Psychology, Germany 1 week in 1992 &1993
Peter Schwartze Professor of Physiology Germany Short visits in 1993 & 2000
Douglas G. Stuart Professor of Physiology, USA Short visits in 1994 & 1995
Rasim Arikan PhD Candidate of Physiology, Turkey 1 month in 1993

Future Worlds Center

Interns visiting from Portland State University

Name Status during training Period
Isaac Kastellano Masters Student in the FWC - PSU Exchange Program Second Summer Semester, 2003
Alexander Kuhnd Doctoral student in the FWC - PSU Exchange Program Fall Semester, 2003
Robin Porter Masters Student in the FWC - PSU Exchange Program Two weeks; Summer Semester 2005
Larry Fergeson Masters Student in the FWC - PSU Exchange Program Summer/Fall Semester 2005
Jenine Alexander Masters Student in the FWC - PSU Exchange Program Jan-Jul 2006
Brooke Galloway Masters Student in the FWC - PSU Exchange Program Sep 2008-present
Mary Olin Masters Student in the FWC - PSU Exchange Program Oct 2006 – Nov. 2006.
Matthew Pfeiffer Masters Student in the FWC - PSU Exchange Program
Demetris Desylas Masters Student in the FWC - PSU Exchange Program
Adira Zwelling Masters Student in the FWC - PSU Exchange Program Sep 2010-May 2011
Elicia Reed Masters Student in the FWC - PSU Exchange Program
Randolph Dilday Masters Student in the FWC - PSU Exchange Program
Vasiliki Katrivanou Masters Student in the FWC - PSU Exchange Program
Rachel Joy Masters Student in the FWC - PSU Exchange Program
Randolph Dilday Masters Student in the FWC - PSU Exchange Program

Short term research fellowships and international interns

Name Status during training Period
Björn Rohde-Liebenau Masters Student from Germany visiting Technology for Peace Spring Semester 2003
Christina Simokat Masters Student, USA Fall Semester, 2003
Demetris Desylas Masters Student Spring Semester 2004
Vasiliki Katrivanou Masters Student Spring Semester 2004
Melaina Spitzer BSc Student, USA Summer Semester 2004
Astrid Blümlein Masters Student, Greece Spring & Summer Semester 2005
Eleni Messiou Masters Student, Cyprus Oct 2008-Dec 2008
Christina Montanios Masters, Cyprus Oct 2008--Dec 2008
Pelin Aksoy Masters Student, from Turkey Spring Semester 2005
Lucia Fetzer Masters Student from University of Hannover, Germany Sep 2008-present

Teaching Experience

Carl Ludwig Institute of Physiology, KMU, Leipzig

Year Course Attendees Number Duration
1982-1985 Physiology Seminar and Practical Medical students 20-24/class 20-40 hrs/semester



General Hospital, Limassol, Cyprus

Year Course Attendees Number Duration
1985-1986 Clinicians' Seminar Physicians of the hospital 10-30/session Primary (1 lecture) and secondary participation (10 hrs/yr)
1986 Instruction to blood-bank staff on use of newly introduced computer Technical staff 4 persons 12 hrs


Family Therapy Group, Limassol, Cyprus

Year Course Attendees Number Duration
1985-1986 Seminars, Lectures, Teaching Therapy sessions; Primary and secondary participation Psychiatrists, psychologists, social scientists ca 15/session 1/wk


Institute of Physiology, GAU, Göttingen, Germany

Year Course Attendees Number Duration
1986-1987 Physiology Laboratory Courses Medical students 20-30/class 40 hrs/semester
1986-1987 Physiology Seminar Faculty 10-20/class 2 lectures


Max-Plank Institute, Göttingen, Germany

Year Course Attendees Number Duration
1987 Neurophysiology Seminar Graduate students 10-20/session 2 lectures


Department of Physiology, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA

Year Course Attendees Number Duration
1989 Neurophysiology Lectures Neurology residents 10-15/class 2 lectures


Motor Control Group, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA

Year Course Attendees Number Duration
1988-1992 Weekly seminar: Primary and secondary participation Faculty, pre- and post-doctoral trainees 20-30/session Weekly; year-long


Makarios Medical Center, Lefkosia, Cyprus

Year Course Attendees Number Duration
1991 24-h course in Neurophysiology Physicians, staff, pre- and post-doctoral trainees 12/session 24 hrs
1992 24-h course in Advanced Neurophysiology Physicians, staff, pre- and post-doctoral trainees 12/session 24 hrs


Cyprus Neuroscience and Technology Institute, Lefkosia, Cyprus

Year Course Attendees Number Duration
9/92-12/92 CNTI Journal Club Research associates, pre- and post-doctoral students Varying numbers ca 10 1/mo
9/92-12/92 EMG Spectrum Group Research associates, pre- and post-doctoral students Varying numbers ca 10 1/mo


CYBER Institutes, Lefkosia, Cyprus

Year Course Attendees Number Duration
9-12/92 CYBER Journal Club Research associates and instructors Varying 3-7 1 semester
9-12/92 CYBER Algorithm Group Research associates and instructors Varying 3-7 1 semester

Higher Technological Institute, Lefkosia, Cyprus

Year Course Attendees Number Duration
9/91-1/92 Neuroscience for Engineers International students of the World Health Organization 30-40/session 1 semester
11/92-12/92 Object-oriented Language Lecturers of the Dept. of Informatics 30-40/session 1 semester; 10 hours
1992-93 Introduction to Operating Systems Computer Science Students 30-40/session Odd semester 5 p.p.w.
1992-93 Artificial Intelligence Computer Science Students 30-40/session Even semester 2 p.p.w.
1992-93 Systems Analysis Computer Science Students 30-40/session Even semester 5 p.p.w.
1992-93 Advanced Operating Systems Computer Science Students 30-40/session Even semester 3 p.p.w.
1993-94 Systems Analysis & Design Computer Science Students 30-40/session Odd semester 2 p.p.w.
1993-94 Artificial Intelligence 30-40/session Odd semester 5 p.p.w.

Philips College, Lefkosia, Cyprus

Year Course Attendees Number Duration
9/92-7/93 Neuropsychology 400 level Students of Dept. of Psychology 8 students Yearly university course


CYBER Institutes, Lefkosia, Cyprus

Year Course Attendees Number Duration
1992-1999 CYBER Journal Club Research and academic associates, instructors 5-10 scientists 1 semester
1994-1996 CYBER Algorithm Group Research and academic associates, instructors 5-10 scientists 1 semester
1994-2001 CYBER School of Instructors Research and academic associates, instructors Varying number ranging from 10-50 ca 40 h/semester


Fulbright Peace Facility at the Buffer Zone, Lefkosia, CYPRUS

Year Course Attendees Number Duration
1994-1997 Bi-communal Rapprochement Groups Peace builders; bi-communal rapprochement More than 500 people trained Several 1-week-long workshops


Technology for Peace, Lefkosia, CYPRUS

Year Course Attendees Number Duration
1997-2003 Using Technology and Internet for Peace Peace builders; Internet to facilitate rapprochement Three groups, total of 50 peace builders Three 20-hour workshops


Cyprus Neuroscience and Technology Institute, Lefkosia, Cyprus

Year Course Attendees Number Duration
9/2003-7/2005 Dyslexia Journal Club Research associates, pre- & post-doctoral students 10-15 scientists 2/mo
2003-2005 Mental Attributes Profiling System Seminar Research associates, clinical psychologists 5-10 scientists 3 monthly; 10-h workshops
2006-present Brain-based Learning Journal Club Research associates, pre- and post-doctoral students 10-15 scientists 30 h/semester
2007-present Technology of Democracy Research associates, pre- and post-doctoral students 10-15 scientists 30 h/semester


Knowledge Media Research Center, Tübingen, Germany

Year Course Attendees Number Duration
2004-2008 Virtual PhD Program in Psychology Doctoral students 12-15 scientists Once yearly; 1 week


Hellenic Society for Systemic Studies, Piraeus, Greece

Year Course Attendees Number Duration
2009-present Postgraduate in Professional Systemics Professionals/Graduate Students 50-80 scientists Once yearly; 3 days

Cyprus University of Technology School, Faculty of Applied Arts and Communication, Limassol, Cyprus

Year Course Attendees Number Duration
2012-present Class in Communications and Internet Studies Undergraduate/Graduate Students 10-20 students Twice yearly; 3 hours each time

Curriculum Development

Year Institution Target Short Description
1985-1986 General Hospital, Limassol, Cyprus Physicians and nurses of Blood Unit Series of 6 courses to train medical staff in planning, managing and executing blood donation activities.
1986-1988 Institute of Physiology, GAU, Göttingen, Germany Nurses and pre-mediacal students A Hypermedia based introductory course in neuroscience for Nurses and pre-mediacal students.
1990 Department of Physiology, University of Arizona, Tucson Engineering students Course using multimedia and LabView to introduce neuroscience to engineering students.
1990-1991 Department of Physiology, University of Arizona, Tucson Medical students Working with Prof. D.G. Stuart in revising the neurophysiology curriculum for medical students.
1989-1990 Department of Neurology, University of Arizona, Tucson Neurology Residents Neurophysiology course for medical doctors specializing in neurology developed in collaboration with Prof. D.G. Stuart and Dr. Grant Robinson.
1991 Cyprus Institute of Neurology & Genetics, Cyprus Physicians, staff, pre- and post-doctoral trainees A 24-h course in advanced neurophysiology
1992-1994 Cyber Kids, Cyprus Elementary and secondary school kids A complete 4 year long curriculum aiming to develop creativity, problem solving and IT skills; implemented in Cyprus.
1998-1999 Cyber Kids, USA Elementary and secondary school kids Millennium 2000 Curriculum: A completely revised 6 year long curriculum aiming to develop creativity, problem solving and IT skills; implemented in 7 countries.

Bicomunal courses in peace building and conflict resolution

Name of course Organizers Duration Location Year Leaders I IMTC 1 week (40 hours) Cyprus 1994 Leaders II IMTC 1 week (40 hours) Cyprus 1994 Trainers of Trainers IMTC 1 week (40 hours) Cyprus 1995 Trainers-Interactive Management Fulbright Commission 2 semesters (160 hours) Cyprus 1995 Westminster Group British High Com. 1 week (50 hours) London, UK 1995 Advanced Trainers 1 week (40 hours) Cyprus 1996 Internet: Technology For Peace World Affairs Org 3 days (24 hours) Cyprus 25/7-2/8/97 Young Business Group EU Embassy 1 week (40 hours) Brussels 1997 Virtual Negotiation World Affairs Org 3 days (24 hours) Nicosia/Wash DC 25/7-2/8/97 Citizens’ Contributions Peoples Europe 3 days (18 hours) London, UK 5-7/6/98 Living Together: Sharing Canadian Center for the Canadian Experience Foreign policy 3 days Larnaca 15-17/6/2001

Publications in Cognitive Neuro-Psychology, Educational Neuroscience

  1. Manuscripts in refereed Journals
    1. Aristodemou, E., Hansen, O., Siitta Achilleos, G., and Laouris, Y. 2011. Augmented Reality Game for online identities:IdentifEye Project. JSIE, Vol 1:2, 64-76.
    2. Loizou, A., & Laouris, Y. (2011). Developing prognosis tools to identify learning difficulties in children using Machine Learning technologies. Cognitive Computation, 3(3): 490–500. DOI 10.1007/s12559-010-9052-5.
    3. Haddad, C. and Laouris, Y. (2011). The ability of children with mild learning disabilities to encode emotions through facial expressions. In Towards Autonomous, adaptive and context-aware multimodal interfaces: Theoretical and Practical Issues. A. Esposito, Esposito, A.M., Martone, R., Müller, V.C., Scarpetta, G (Eds.): COST 2102 Int. Training School 2010, Lecture Notes In Artificial Intelligence Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg 6456, 387-402.
    4. Laouris, Y., Makris, P., Papadopoulos, T. (2011). Validation of MAPS in 16 schools: Computer-based battery of 8 mental attributes tests (in preparation; draft available).
    5. Laouris, Y., Aristodemou, E., Fountana, M. (2011). Teaching Internet safety in virtual environments. International journal of media and cultural studies 7(1): 67-76. DOI: 10.1386/mcp.7.1.67_3
    6. Laouris, Y. and Eteokleous, N. (2011). Time Management for Cognitively impaired, Dyslexic and/or ADHD ‘s Using Mobile Technologies (in preparation).
    7. Taraszow, T., Aristodemou, E., Arsoy, A., Shitta, G., and Laouris, Y. (2010). 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 studies 6(1): 81-101.
    8. 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 Cross-Modal Analysis of Speech, Gestures, Gaze and Facial Expressions: COST Action 2102 international Conference Prague, Czech Republic, October 15-18, 2008 Revised Selected and invited Papers, A. Esposito and R. Vích, Eds. Lecture Notes In Artificial Intelligence, vol. 5641. Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg, 248-265. DOI= http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-03320-9_24
    9. Laouris, Y. & Eteokleous (2005). We need an educationally relevant definition of mobile learning. (Originally presented in. Proc. 4th World Conference on Mobile Learning, mLearn 2005, Oct 25 – 28, Cape Town, South Africa) On line: www.mlearn.org.za/CD/papers/Laouris%20&%20Eteokleous.pdf
    10. Laouris, Y. & Anastasiou, H. (2005). The introduction of IT in the lives of children as a service to global peace: Experiences from a nation-wide experiment 15 years after. Proc. 4th World Conference on Mobile Learning, mLearn 2005, Oct 25 – 28, Cape Town, South Africa. On line: www.mlearn.org.za/CD/papers/Laouris%20&%20Anastasiou.pdf.
    11. Laouris, Y. (2007). Meta thoughts about the code used by the brain. (Introduction to the science of zoinetics), 9th World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Orlando, Florida, USA.
    12. Eteokleous, N., & Laouris, Y. (2005). Are we moving too fast towards integrating mobile devices into educational practices? Proc. Seeing, Understanding, Learning in the Mobile Age, Budapest, April 28–30, 2005, 197-205. Abstract at: http://www.fil.hu/mobil/2005/Laouris-Eteokleous.pdf. Full paper: http://www.cnti.org.cy/cnti_research/Publications/ConferenceFullPapers/Cyprus_Budapest150305.pdf
    13. Laouris, Y., & Eteokleous, N. (2005). Experiences from the application of knowledge packets as means for educationally, mentally, and socially balanced instruction. Recent Research Developments in Learning Technologies. 485-489. On line: http://www.formatex.org/micte2005/195.pdf
    14. Laouris, Y. (2005, July). Meta thoughts about the code used by the brain. (Introduction to the science of zoinetics.) Accepted for publication as full paper, 9th World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Orlando, Florida, USA.

  2. Books and Chapters by Editorial invitation
    1. Laouris, Yiannis (2014). Teams construct knowledge during project-driven social interactions. Educating in Dialog: Constructing meaning and building knowledge with dialogic technology, 24, 111.
    2. O’Neill, Brian and Laouris, Yiannis (2013). Teaching Internet Safety, Promoting Digital Literacy; The Dual Role of Education and Schools. In: Promoting a Safer Internet for Children. European Policy Debates and Challenges, Brian O’Neill, Elisabeth Staksrud and Sharon McLaughlin (Eds.), Chapter 10, Nordicom 191-207.
    3. Mascheroni, Giovanna, Murru, Maria Francesca, Aristodemou, Elena and Laouris, Yiannis (2013). Parents: Mediation, Self-regulation and Co-regulation. In: Promoting a Safer Internet for Children. European Policy Debates and Challenges, Brian O’Neill, Elisabeth Staksrud and Sharon McLaughlin (Eds.), Chapter 11, Nordicom 209-223.
    4. Kirwil, L., and Laouris, Y. (2012). Experimenting with the Self- presentation Online: A Risky Opportunity, In: Livingstone, S., Haddon, L., and Goerzig, A. (Eds.), Children, risk and safety online: Research and policy challenges in comparative perspective, Bristol: The Policy Press.
    5. Laouris, Y. (2011). Are our children losing their identities in the emerging networked world?, Part VI, Chapter 16. Healy J. (Ed.), Endangered Minds. Greek edition. Create Space, USA (In press).
    6. Laouris, Y. (2011). Change society bottom up: The Cyberkids experiment, Part IV, Chapter 10 & The Future is mobile, Part VI, Chapter 11. In J. Healy (Ed.), Failure to Connect, Greek edition. Create Space, USA (In press).
    7. Laouris Y., Underwood, G., Laouri, R., Christakis A. (2010). Structured dialogue embedded within a emerging technologies. In: Using Emerging Technologies in Distance Education, Veletsianos G. (Ed), Distance Education series, Athabasca University, Canada Ch 8, 153-173.
    8. Laouris, Y. and Haddad, C. (2009). The ability of children with mild learning disabilities to encode emotions through facial expressions. In Esposito A. et al (Eds): Development of Multimodal Interfaces: Active Listening Synchrony. Berlin-Heidelberg: Springer.
    9. Laouris, Y. (2005). Educationally relevant meta-data in learning objects: Necessary condition for re-usability. In: O. I. Hillestad & A. Bopardikar (Eds.), Proceedings Cost276, May 26-28, 2005, pp 61-66, Trondheim, Norway.
    10. Laouris, Y. (1998). Computer-brain spirit: Where are their borders. In P. Savides & E. Savides (Eds.), You Tell Me, Third Research Symposium of Art & Design (pp. 39-42). Art Studio Laboratories, Nicosia, Cyprus.
    11. Vakanas, G., Laouris, Y., Symeonidou, M., Loizou, E., Stylianou, S., Kouppe, P., and Georgiades, D. (1994). Mythology as a rich and meaningful context for integrated learning of literacy, numeracy and scientific inference: New possibilities. In J. Wright & D. Benzie (Eds.), Exploring a New Partnership: Children, Teachers and Technology, Proceedings of the IFIP TC3/WG3. 5 International Working Conference on Exploring a New Partnership: Children, Teachers and Technology, Philadelphia, PA, USA, 26 June - 1 July, 1994. IFIP Transactions A-58 Elsevier 1994, pp. 173-179.

  3. Conference Abstracts, Short papers and Talks
    1. Laouris, Y, & Laouri, R. (1993). How to measure your short-term memory. Academic Poster Session on Memory and Learning - Human and Computer. The Philips College, Cyprus.
    2. El-Haddad, C. & Laouris, Y. (1993). How does your brain manage your memory. Academic Poster Session on Memory and Learning - Human and Computer. The Philips College, Cyprus.
    3. Laouris, Y, & El-Haddad, C. (1993). The world of Dyslexia: A view from Inside. First Science and Innovation Fair. Cyprus.
    4. Laouris, Y, & El-Haddad, C. (1993). Dyslexia, is it related to intelligence, success or failure in life? First Science and Innovation Fair. Cyprus.
    5. Laouris, Y, & El-Haddad, C. (1993). Movement, Rhythm and Dyslexia. First Science and Innovation Fair. Cyprus.
    6. Stylianou S., Laouris, Y, & El-Haddad, C. (1993). Multimedia, A new tool to help the dyslexic. First Science and Innovation Fair. Cyprus.
    7. Laouris, Y. (1995). Towards a new Logo based on principles of object oriented and parallel processing. Educational Conference at Intercollege. Cyprus.
    8. Laouris, Y., & Loizou, E. (1995). Principles of friendly screen design and its psycho emotional influences. Educational Conference at Intercollege. Cyprus.
    9. Laouris, Y., & Symeonides, M. (1996). The computer in service of science subjects in elementary schools. First Cyprus Pedagogical Institute Conference 27/1//96, Cyprus.
    10. Laouris, Y., & Makris, P. (1996). The role of computers in Dyslexia. First Cyprus Pedagogical Institute Conference 27/1//96, Cyprus.
    11. Laouris, Y., & El-Haddad, C. (1997). The use of electronic story boards in the assessment of retention and learning attributes. 2nd Congress of the Cyprus Society of Psychiatrists, Cyprus.
    12. Laouris, Y., & Makris, P (1997). A new computerized approach in the study of dyslexia using simple geometrical drawings on the computer. 2nd Congress of the Cyprus Society of Psychiatrists, Cyprus.
    13. Laouris, Y., Alexandrou E., & Kalli-Laouri, J. (1997). Case study: Improvement of technical and social skills for an autistic child using a computer rich environment. 2nd Congress of the Cyprus Society of Psychiatrists, Cyprus.
    14. Laouris, Y., (1997). Introducing children in OOP concepts using an interactive video game simulation. IEE CONF ABSTRACTS 1997 (Cyprus) Proc., p. 00.
    15. Laouris, Y., Minaidou, D., & El-Haddad, C. (1997). Computer interface for studying letter, word and pattern recognition strategies when interacting with computer screens. IEE CONF ABSTRACTS 1997 (Cyprus) Proc., p. 00.
    16. Laouris, Y, & Symeonides, M. (1997). Thumbnail representations in modern operating systems and other computer environments: Their effect on human machine interactions. IEE CONF ABSTRACTS 1997 (Cyprus) Proc., p. 00.
    17. Laouris, Y., & Makris, P (1997). Studying dyslexia using simple geometrical drawings on the computer: Testing also in the blind. IEE CONF ABSTRACTS 1997 (Cyprus) Proc. p. 00.
    18. Laouris, Y., & El-Haddad, C. (1998). Preliminary results in assessing retention and learning attributes through the use of electronic story boards. 4th World Congress on Dyslexia (Halkidiki, Greece).
    19. Laouris, Y. (1998). In search of the brain "code". IEE NEUROSC ABSTRACTS 1998, (AZ) Proc., p. 00.
    20. Laouris, Y. (1998). Innovative education for the new millennium. A leap into the new millennium, HILTON, NICOSIA Dec 1998, Organized by IMSC Nikias Max.
    21. Petrou, P., & Laouris, Y. (1999). Διάγνωση, Aξιολόγηση, Aποκατάσταση της ικανότητας προσανατολισμού με τη χρήση H/Y. Mediterranean Computer-Using Educators' Conference, University of Cyprus, Jun 1999, Proceed., p. 00.
    22. El-Haddad, C., & Laouris, Y. (1999). Measurement and assessment using educational computer interfaces. Mediterranean Computer Using Educators' Conference, University of Cyprus, Jun 1999, Proceed., p. 00.
    23. Anastasiou, H., & Laouris, Y. (1999). CYBER KIDS, An innovative approach in the introduction of informatics in the educational process, Mediterranean Computer Using Educators' Conference, University of Cyprus, Jun 1999, Proceed., p. 00.
    24. Laouris, Y., Makris, P., & Georgiou, G. (2002). MAPS (Mental Attributes Profiling System): A computerized, psychometric system for cognitive analysis. In A. Gagatsis, L. Kyriakides, N. Tsaggaridou, & E. Ftiaka (Eds.), Proceedings of the VII Pancypriot Conference of Educational Research (pp. 225-233), University of Cyprus [In Greek].
    25. Laouris, Y., & Makris, P. (2002). M.A.P.S. Mental Attributes Profiling System computerized battery for dyslexia assessment. Proc. IDA 53rd Annual Conference, November 13-16, 2002 - Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
    26. Laouris, Y., & Makris, P. (2002). M.A.P.S. Mental Attributes Profiling System computerized battery for dyslexia assessment. Proc. Multilingual & Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Dyslexia, Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, D. C., June 27-29, 2002, USA.
    27. Schorr, T., Gerjets, P., Scheiter, K., & Laouris, Y. (2002). Designing sets of instructional examples to accomplish different goals of instruction. In W. D. Gray & C. D. Schunn (Eds.), Proceedings of the 24th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 810-815). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.
    28. Schorr, T., Gerjets, P., Scheiter, K. & Laouris, Y. (2002). Designing sets of instructional examples to accomplish different goals of instruction. Poster at the 24th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Fairfax, VA, USA (7-12 Aug. 2002).
    29. Symeonides, K., & Laouris, Y. (2003). M.A.P.S. Computerized test for the diagnosis and assessment of dyslexia in adults. Proc IDA 54th Annual Conference, November 12-15, 2003 – San Diego, California, USA.
    30. Laouri-Kalli, J., & Laouris, Y (2003). A systemic approach towards the diagnosis and assessment of dyslexia. Proc IDA 54th Annual Conference, November 12-15, 2003 – San Diego, California, USA.
    31. Papadopoulos, T. C, Laouris, Y., & Makris, P. (2003). The validation of a computerised cognitive battery of tests for the diagnosis of children with dyslexia. Proc. IDA 54th Annual Conference, November 12-15, 2003 – San Diego, California, USA.
    32. Laouris, Y. (2003). An educationally relevant definition of the learning brain. Proc. IDA 54th Annual Conference, November 12-15, 2003 – San Diego, California, USA.
    33. Laouris, Y. (2003). Sharing experience on reasons for successes and failures of incubators in changing economies of developing countries. Proc. Workshop on Technology-based Business Incubators in SADC Countries. International Conference Centre, Grand Bay, Mauritius, 24 – 28 February 2003.
    34. Laouris, Y. (2003). Introduction of an on-line incubator database for developing and developed countries; A basis for exchange of resources and knowledge. Proc. Workshop on Technology-based Business Incubators in SADC Countries. International Conference Centre, Grand Bay, Mauritius, 24 – 28 February 2003.
    35. Laouris, Y., Papadopoulos, T. C, & Makris, P. (2004). The validation of MAPS, computerized cognitive battery of tests, in 30 schools of Cyprus. 6th BDA International Conference, March 27-30, 2004 – Warwick, UK.
    36. Laouris, Y. (2004). Meta-thoughts about the code used by the brain. Brain, Mind and Culture, 29 November -3 December, 2004, Limassol, Cyprus Conference Proceedings, p. 50.
    37. Laouris, Y., & Eteokleous, N. (2005). Successful implementation of m-learning depends on well-defined requirements. Proceedings IADIS International Conference Mobile Learning 2005, Qawra, Malta. pp 103-110 ISBN: 972-8939-02-7 © 2005 IADIS
    38. Laouris, Y. (2005). Educationally relevant meta-data in learning objects: Necessary condition for re-usability. Proc. 8th Cost 276 Workshop: Information and Knowledge Management for Integrated Media Communication, May26-28, 2005 pg. 61-65.
    39. Laouris, Y., & Eteokleous, N. (2005). Time management for dyslexic and/or ADHD adults using mobile technologies. Proc. 3rd International Multilingualism and Dyslexia Conference: Multilingual and Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Dyslexia, Limassol, Cyprus, 2005.
    40. Eteokleous, N. & Laouris, Y. (2005). Why dyslexic adults do not take advantage of provisions they are entitled to. Proc. 3rd International Multilingualism and Dyslexia Conference: Multilingual and Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Dyslexia, Limassol, Cyprus, 2005.
    41. Rossides, E., Eteokleous N., & Laouris. Y. (2005). Using PDAs to address the time management problem many young adult dyslexic face. Proc. 3rd International Multilingualism and Dyslexia Conference: Multilingual and Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Dyslexia, Limassol, Cyprus, 2005.
    42. Gumpert, G., Drucker., S., & Laouris. Y. (2005). Processing contemporary television images; New demands for Attention and concentration. Proc. 3rd International Multilingualism and Dyslexia Conference: Multilingual and Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Dyslexia, Limassol, Cyprus, 2005.
    43. Ioannidou, S., Laouris, Y., Haynes, C. Hook, P. Macaruso, P. (2005). A Comparison of Teachers’ Perceptions Versus Objective Measurements of Children with Learning Disabilities in Cyprus. Proc. 3rd International Multilingualism and Dyslexia Conference: Multilingual and Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Dyslexia, Limassol, Cyprus, 2005.
    44. El-Haddad, C. & Laouris, Y. (2005). Introducing the concept of “emotions” in school curricula; Technology-assisted recognition and mimicking of facial expressions in a team of elementary school children with mild learning disabilities. Proc. 3rd International Multilingualism and Dyslexia Conference: Multilingual and Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Dyslexia, Limassol, Cyprus, 2005.
    45. Laouris, Y. (2005). How can mobile technologies serve close the digital gap and accelerate development? Proc. 4th World Conference on Mobile Learning, mLearn 2005, Oct 25 – 28, Cape Town, South Africa.
    46. Laouris, Y., & Anastasiou, H. (2005). Experiences from a nation wide experiment introducing IT in lives of children; Fifteen years after. Proc. 4th World Conference on Mobile Learning, mLearn 2005, Oct 25 – 28, Cape Town, South Africa.
    47. Laouris Y., & Eteokleous. (2005). We need an educationally relevant definition of mobile learning. Proc. 4th World Conference on Mobile Learning, mLearn 2005, Oct 25 – 28, Cape Town, South Africa.
    48. El-Haddad, C. & Laouris, Y. (2005). Emotive virtual reality tool for autistic children. Proceedings Cost219ter Workshop Accessibility for all. Ayia Napa Cyprus, Oct 7.
    49. Laouris, Y. (2005). Mobile Device Applications for people with Special Needs; The Cyprus Group. Proceedings Cost219ter Workshop Accessibility for all. Ayia Napa Cyprus, Oct 7.
    50. Laouris, Y., Papadopoullou, Y. & Gerjets, P. (2005). Ubiquitous adaptation of learning objects to the level of the learner. Proceedings Cost219ter Workshop Accessibility for all. Ayia Napa Cyprus, Oct 7.
    51. Fergeson, L. & Laouris, Y. (2005). Victims of Human traficking; Accessibility to relevant information. Proceedings Cost219ter Workshop Accessibility for all. Ayia Napa Cyprus, Oct 7.
    52. Laouris, Y., Papadopoullou, Y. (2006). In search of adequate network and mobile based activities for the teaching of the English language. Proceedings Networked Learning Conference 2006, Lancaster.
    53. Laouris, Y., & Eteokleous, N. (2007). A simple model of SMS-based learning objects in the context of e-learning environments. Proc. EARLI Conference, Budapest, Hungary, 26-31 Aug. 2007.
    54. Loredana Mihalca, L., Laouris, Y., Miclea, M. (2007). Children’s school readiness: predicting school competence in first grade. Proc. EARLI Conference, Budapest, Hungary, 26-31 Aug. 2007.
    55. Laouris, Y., & Makris, P. (2007). An interactive ICT demonstration of MAPS (Mental Attributes Profiling System). Proc. EARLI Conference, Budapest, Hungary, 26-31 Aug. 2007.
    56. Taraszow, T., Wahl, J., Laouris, Y., Scheiter, K., & Gerjets, P. (2007). Using Dynamic Visualization with Written Explanation to By-Pass Information Processing Deficits of Children with Reading Difficulties. Proc. EARLI Conference, Budapest, Hungary, 26-31 Aug. 2007.
    57. Taraszow, T., & Laouris, Y. The development of the categorization ability in children age 8 to 12. Proc. EARLI Conference, Budapest, Hungary, 26-31 Aug. 2007.
    58. Aristodemou, E., Taraszow, T., & Laouris, Y. (2008, May). EU Kids on line, 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.
    59. 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.
    60. Aristodemou, E., Taraszow, T., Laouris, Y., Papadopoulos, T., & Makris, P. (2008). Prediction of Reading Performance Using the MAPS (Mental Attributes Profiling System) Multimodal Interactive ICT Application. Proceedings of 7th European Conference on e-learning, Agia Napa, Cyprus, pg 58-64.
    61. Drousiotou, A.-M., Shitta, G., Taraszow, T., & Laouris, Y. (2008, May). CyberEthics: The Safer Internet Awareness Node of Cyprus that promotes the active participation of children in their own safety. Paper presented at the Conference Child and Youth Research in the 21st Century: A Critical Appraisal, Nicosia, Cyprus.
    62. Kasparis, N., Aristodemou, E., & Laouris, Y. (2008, May). SafenetCY: Hotline to report illegal and disturbing uses of the Internet. Paper presented at the Conference Child and Youth Research in the 21st Century: A Critical Appraisal, Nicosia, Cyprus.
    63. Papadopoulou, Y., Laouris, Y., & Aristodemou, E. (2008). The use of e-learning tools in adult learning: A comparative study between Cyprus and five other European countries. Proceedings of 7th European Conference on e-learning, Agia Napa, Cyprus.
    64. Shitta, G., Taraszow, T., Laouris, Y. (2008, May). Safer Internet Forum: A Youth-driven initiative for safer cyberspace. Paper presented at the Conference Child and Youth Research in the 21st Century: A Critical Appraisal, Nicosia, Cyprus.
    65. 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.
    66. Taraszow, T., Arsoy, A., Shitta, G., & Laouris, Y. (2008). How much Personal and Sensitive Information do Cypriot Teenagers Reveal in Facebook? Proceedings of 7th European Conference on e-learning, Agia Napa, Cyprus.
    67. El-Haddad, C. and Laouris, Y. (2008). A new method to assess the ability of children to name (denomination) vs. express (mimic) facial expressions that correspond to specific emotions. Proc. Development of Multimodal Interfaces: Active Listening Synchrony , March 23-27, 2009, Trinity College, Dublin ( Ireland)

    Publications in Neurophysiology and Motor Control

    1. Manuscripts in refereed Journals
      1. Nordstrom MA, Gorman RB, Laouris Y, Spielmann JM, Stuart DG. (2007). Does motoneuron adaptation contribute to muscle fatigue? Muscle Nerve 35:135–58.
      2. Laouris, Y., Bevan, L., Reinking, R. M., & Stuart, D. G. (2004). Associations between force and fatigue in fasttwitch motor units of a cat hindlimb muscle. Can. J. Physiol. Pharmacol., 82, 577–588.
      3. Windhorst, U., Kokkoroyiannis, T., Laouris, Y., & Meyer-Lohmann, J. (1994). Signal transmission from motor axons to group Ia muscle afferents: Frequency responses and second-order nonlinearities. Neuroscience, 59, 159-163.
      4. Spielmann, J.M, Laouris, Y., Nordstrom, M.A., Robinson, G.A., Reinking, R.M. and Stuart, D.G. (1993). Adaptation of cat motoneurons to sustained and intermittent extracellular activation. J Physiol 464 1, 75-120.
      5. Bevan, L., Laouris, Y., Reinking, R. M., & Stuart, D. G. (1993). Prolonged depression of motor unit force after a brief period of repetitive stimulation. Brain Res. Bull., 30, 127-131.
      6. Laouris, Y., Reinking, R. M., & Stuart, D. G. (1991). Analysis of motor-unit action potentials: Computer aided feature extraction. Brain Res. Bull., 26, 997-1002.
      7. Reinking, R. M., Laouris, Y., & Stuart, D. G. (1991). Measurement systems calibration: Microcomputer implementation. Comput. Methods Programs Biomed., 36, 1-8.
      8. Enoka, R. M., Trayanova, N., Laouris, Y., Bevan, L., Reinking, R. M., & Stuart, D. G. (1991). Fatigue-related changes in motor unit action potentials of adult cats. Muscle & Nerve, 14, 138-150.
      9. Reinking, R. M., & Laouris, Y. (1991). Triggering module for waveform digitization. Brain Res. Bull.
      10. Bevan, L., Laouris, Y., Reinking, R. M., & Stuart, D. G. (1992). The effect of the stimulation pattern on the fatigue of single motor units in adult cats. J. Physiol. (Lond. ) 449: 85-108.
      11. Laouris, Y., Kalli-Laouri, J., & Schwartze, P. (1990). The postnatal development of the air righting reflex of albino rats. Quantitative analysis of normal development and the effect of preventing neck-torso and torso-pelvis rotations. Behav. Brain Res., 37, 37-44.
      12. Laouris, Y., Kalli-Laouri, J., & Schwartze, P. (1990). The influence of altered head, thorax and pelvis mass on the postnatal development of the air righting reaction in albino rats. Behav. Brain Res., 38, 185-190.
      13. Kuipers, U., Windhorst, U., Laouris, Y., Kokkoroyiannis, T., & Meyer-Lohmann, J. (1990). Frequency characteristics and nonlinear features of responses of cat dorsal horn neurons to random stimulation of cutaneous afferents. Neuroscience, 37, 491-499.
      14. Windhorst, U., Kokkoroyiannis, T., Laouris, Y., & Meyer-Lohmann, J. (1990). Higher order nonlinear phenomena in Renshaw cell responses to random motor axon stimulation. Neuroscience, 35, 687-697.
      15. Windhorst, U., Laouris, Y., & Meyer-Lohmann, J. (1989). A method to estimate the effects of parallel inputs on neuronal discharge probability. Pfluegers Arch. Eur. J. Physiol., 413, 622-628.
      16. Laouris, Y., & Windhorst, U. (1989). The relationship between coherence and nonlinear characteristics in Renshaw cell responses to random motor axon stimulation. Neuroscience, 28, 652-634.
      17. Kokkoroyiannis, T., Laouris, Y., Meyer-Lohmann, J., & Windhorst, U. (1989). Early and late components in cat Renshaw cell responses to random stimulation of motor axons: Their differential sensitivity to preceding activation. Neuroscience, 30, 651-661.
      18. Windhorst, U., Rissing, R., Meyer-Lohmann, J., Laouris, Y., & Kuipers, U. (1988). Facilitation and depression of spinal Renshaw cells to random stimulation of motor axons. J. Neurophysiol., 60, 1-15.
      19. Laouris, Y., Windhorst, U., Rissing, R., Kuipers, U., & Meyer-Lohmann, J. (1988). Time constants of facilitation and depression in Renshaw cell responses. Exp. Brain Res., 72, 117-128.
      20. Kuipers, U., Laouris, Y., Kokkoroyiannis, T., Meyer-Lohmann, J., & Windhorst, U. (1988). Relations between time and frequency domain measures of signal transmission from cutaneous afferents to dorsal horn neurons. Brain Res., 462, 154-159.


    2. Books and book chapters by editorial invitation
      1. Bevan L, Laouris Y, Stuart DG. 1996. The task dependency of motor-unit fatigue. Pages 49-53. Stuart DG (Ed). Motor Control VII. Tucson: Motor Control Press.
      2. Bevan, L., Laouris, Y., & Stuart, D. G. (1995). Association between force and fatigue in whole muscles and single motor units: Task and context issues. In D. G. Stuart, G. N. Gantchev, V. S. Gurfinkel, & M. Wiesendanger (Eds.), Motor Control VII (pp. 00-00). Motor Control Press: Tucson, AZ.
      3. Laouris, Y., & Stuart, D. G. (1993). Multiple neuromuscular strategies for counteracting muscle fatigue. In D. Kernell & A. J. Sargeant (Eds.), Neuromuscular Fatigue: Current Problems of Neuromuscular Fatigue. Proceedings of a symposium held at the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam:, North-Holland, pp. 181-183.
      4. Reinking, R. M., Laouris, Y., & Stuart, D. G. (1990). Real time control and acquisition of neurophysiological data: Resolution of key problems. In L. Anglin (Ed.), Proc. National Instruments User Symposium/1989 (pp. 119-133). National Instruments: Austin TX.
      5. Laouris, Y., Kokkoroyiannis, T., & Windhorst U. (1991). The combined use of time and frequency domain techniques to study the nervous system. In C. S. Pattichis (Ed.), Proceedings of the First Cyprus International Conference on Computer Applications to Engineering Systems, pp. 214-221.
      6. Henatsch, H. D., Laouris, Y., & Windhorst, U. (1989). Final discussion on current problems and brainstorming on the state of affairs in motor control. In H. D. Henatsch, U. Windhorst, J. Meyer-Lohmann & Y. Laouris (Eds.), Int. Symp. Perspectives in Motor Control: Brainstorming on the State of Affairs and Future Developments (pp. 102-104). Dransfeld/Göttingen, FRG: Myet Druck, AIM Verlag.
      7. Laouris, Y. (1989). The turning ability of falling animals revisited. A top down approach. In H. D. Henatsch, U. Windhorst, J. Meyer-Lohmann and Y. Laouris (Eds.), Int. Symp. Perspectives in Motor Control. Brainstorming on the State of Affairs and Future Developments (pp. 51-54). Dransfeld/Göttingen, FRG: Myet Druck, AIM Verlag.
      8. Henatsch, H. D., Windhorst U., Laouris, Y., & Meyer-Lohmann, J. (Eds.) (1989). Int. Symp. Perspectives in Motor Control: Brainstorming on the State of Affairs and Future Developments. Dransfeld/Göttingen, FRG: Myet Druck, AIM Verlag.

    3. Conference Abstracts, Short Papers and Talks
      1. Kalli-Laouri, J., Laouris, Y., & Schwartze, P. (1981). Das Fallumkehrverhalten wachsender Ratten. Georg Shiltel Symposium, 450 Years of Physiology. Leipzig, GDR.
      2. Kalli-Laouri, J., Laouris, Y., & Schwartze, P. (1984). Das Fallumkehrverhalten wachsender Ratten. Abstracts, Leistungsshau der KMU-University. Leipzig, GDR.
      3. Kalli-Laouri, J., Laouris, Y., & Schwartze, P. (1985). Das Fallumkehrverhalten wachsender Ratten. Abstracts, Leistungsshau aller DDR Universitaeten. Berlin, GDR.
      4. Kuipers, U., Laouris, Y., Meyer-Lohmann, J., & Windhorst, U. (1987). Facilitation and depression of the responses of cat dorsal horn neurons in response to random stimulation of cutaneous afferents. In N. Elsner & O. Creutzfeldt (Eds.), New Frontiers in Brain Research: Proceedings of the 5th Göttingen Neurobiology Conference (p. 196). Stuttgart, Thieme.
      5. Laouris, Y., Windhorst, U., Kuipers, U., Kokkoroyiannis, T., & Meyer-Lohmann, J. (1988). The effects of different event constellations in parallel input channels on the firing probability of spinal interneurons. Pfluegers Arch. Eur. J. Physiol. 411 Suppl. 1: R124.
      6. Laouris, Y., Kokkoroyiannis, T., Kuipers, U., Meyer-Lohmann, J., & Windhorst, U. (1988). Comparison of conditioning of early and late response components in Renshaw cell responses to random motor axon stimulation and in dorsal horn neurons to random cutaneous nerve stimulation. Eur. Neurosci. Abstr., 11, 281.
      7. Laouris, Y., & Windhorst, U. (1988). The influence of nonlinear characteristics on the coherence in Renshaw cell responses to random motor axon stimulation. Eur. Neurosci. Abstr., 11, 280.
      8. Kuipers, U., Laouris, Y., Kokkoroyiannis, T., & Windhorst, U. (1988). Relations between time and frequency domain measures in the responses of cat dorsal horn neurons to random stimulation of the suralis nerve. N. Elsner & F. G. Barth (Eds.), Proc. 16th Gœttingen Neurobiol. Conf. (p. 45). George Thieme Verlag, Stuttgard, NY.
      9. Kokkoroyiannis, T., Laouris, Y., Kuipers, U., Meyer-Lohmann, J., & Windhorst, U. (1988). Muscle spindle afferent and Renshaw cell responses to adapting activation patterns of motor units. Eur. Neurosci. Abstr., 11, 268.
      10. Kokkoroyiannis, T., Laouris, Y., Meyer-Lohmann, J., & Windhorst, U. (1988). Second order nonlinear phenomena in Renshaw cell responses to random axon stimulations. Pfluegers Arch. 413, R 19.
      11. Laouris, Y., Bevan, L., Reinking, R. M., & Stuart, D. G. (1988). A new approach to the study of motor unit fatigue: Some results and a commentary. Abstracts, V Cong. Int. Soc. Greek Neuroscientists. Limassol, Cyprus.
      12. Laouris, Y. (1988). A new method to study the non-linear effects of parallel inputs on neuronal discharge probability. Abstracts, V Cong. Int. Soc. Greek Neuroscientists. Limassol, Cyprus.
      13. Laouris, Y. (1988). The turning ability of falling animals revisited. A top down approach. Int. Symp. Perspectives in Motor Control. Brainstorming on the State of Affairs and Future Developments. Paphos, Cyprus.
      14. Enoka, R. M., Laouris, Y., Reinking, R. M., Trayanova, N., Bevan, L., & Stuart, D. G. (1989). Quantification of neuromuscular propagation failure in single motor units of cats during a fatigue test. XII Int. Congr. Soc. Biomechanics, (Los Angeles, CA), Abstract No. 109; J. Biomechanics, 22, 1008.
      15. Laouris, Y., Karnavas, W. J., & Bahill, A. T. (1989). Searching for the ideal bat weight using the force velocity muscle relationship. J. Biomechanics, 22 (10), 1045.
      16. Spielmann, J. M., Robinson, G. A., Laouris, Y., Reinking, R. M., & Stuart, D. G. (1989). Adaptation of cat spinal motoneurons to sustained and repetitive extracellular stimulation. Proc. XXXI Int. Congr. Physiol. Sci. (Helsinki, Finland), XVII: 418.
      17. Stuart D. G., Laouris, Y., & Bevan, L. (1989). The force fatigability relationship in single motor units. A systems approach to the study of muscle fatigue. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 15, 396.
      18. Laouris, Y., Bevan, L., Reinking, R. M., & Stuart D. G. (1989). The force fatigability relationship in single motor units. A new experimental paradigm supported by simulations. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 15, 396.
      19. Bevan, L., Laouris, Y., Reinking, R. M., Garland, J. S., Radicheva, N., & Stuart D. G. (1989). The force fatigability relationship in single motor units. Significance of the unit activation pattern. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr, 15, 396.
      20. Spielmann, J. M., Robinson, G. A., Laouris, Y., Reinking, R. M., & Stuart, D. G. (1989). Study of motoneuronal adaptation and motor unit fatigue by extracellular activation of single motoneurons. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 15, 920.
      21. Bevan, L., Laouris, Y., Reinking, R. M., Garland, J. S., Radicheva, N., & Stuart, D. G. (1989). A systems approach to the study of muscle fatigue: The force fatigability relationship of single motor units. Abstr. Fifth Int. Symp. Motor Control (Albena, Bulgaria), p. 202.
      22. Reinking, R. M., Laouris, Y., & Stuart, D. G. (1989). Real time control and acquisition of neurophysiological data: Resolution of key problems. Abstracts, Proc. National Instruments User Symposium/1989 (Austin, TX).
      23. Enoka, R. M., Laouris, Y., Reinking, R. M., & Stuart, D. G. (1990). Failure of neuromuscular propagation in single motor units of cats during a fatigue test. First World Congr Biomech., II, 298.
      24. Laouris, Y., Bevan, L., Reinking, R. M., & Stuart, D. G. (1990). The fatigability of single motor units is dependent in part on the pattern of activation. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 16, 1320.
      25. Spielmann, J. M., Laouris, Y., Nordstrom, M. A., Reinking, R. M., & Stuart, D. G. (1990). Time course of motoneuronal adaptation in response to extracellular activation. Soc. Neurosci. Abstr., 16, 114.
      26. Laouris, Y., Bevan, L., Spielmann, J. M., Nordstrom, M. A., Reinking, R. M., & Stuart, D. G. (1990). Changes in motorneuron discharge variability during prolonged activation with extracellular stimulation: Possible implications for fatigue. In Proc. Biochem. Physiol. Aspects of Muscle Fatigue (Crétel, France), p. 110. Also in G. Atlan, L. Belivea & P. Bouissou (Eds.), Muscle Fatigue Biochemical and Physiological Aspects (pp. 242). Paris: Mason.
      27. Stuart, D. G., Bevan, L., Laouris, Y., & Reinking, R. M. (1990). Delayed recovery of motor unit force after a short period of repetitive activation: Implications for the study of motor unit fatigue. Abstracts, Joint Mtg. , American Physiological Society-Chinese Physiological Society (Taipei, Taiwan), p. 84.
      28. Laouris, Y., Shambayaty, A., & Stuart, D. G. (1990). Toward a homeomorphic model of intracellular calcium transients during muscle activation. The Physiologist, 33, 88.
      29. Laouris, Y., & Stuart, D. G. (1990). Undergraduate course improvement: Neuroscience courseware for engineering students. The Physiologist, 33, 18.
      30. Nordstrom, M. A., Spielmann, J. M., Laouris, Y., Reinking, R. M., & Stuart, D. G. (1991). Motor neuron adaptation in response to intermittent extracellular activation. Abstracts, Third IBRO World Congress of Neuroscience (Montréal, Canada, August 4-7), pp. 407.
      31. Spielmann, J. M., Laouris, Y., Nordstrom, M. A., & Stuart, D. G. (1991). A position on the relation between motor neuron adaptation and muscle fatigue. Abstracts, Third IBRO World Congress of Neuroscience (Montréal, Canada, August 4-7), p. 407.
      32. Laouris, Y., & Stuart, D. G. (1991). Towards a multi parameter model of motor unit fatigue. Abstracts, Third IBRO World Congress of Neuroscience (Montréal, Canada, August 4-7), p. 75.
      33. Reinking, R. M., Laouris, Y., Enoka, R. M., & Stuart, D. G. (1991). Instrumentation and computer methods in neurophysiology. Abstracts, Third IBRO World Congress of Neuroscience (Montréal, Canada) (Montréal, Canada, August 4-7), p. 73.
      34. Laouris, Y., Bevan, L., Reinking, R. M., & Stuart, D. G. (1993). Muscle fatigue: Task and measurement issues. Abstracts, Proc. XXXII Int. Congr. Physiol. Sci., (Glasgow, U. K. , August 1-6), p. 209.
      35. Reinking, R. M., & Stuart, D. G. (1993). Calibration of measurement systems and its implications for strategies of data processing. Abstr. Proc. National Instruments User Symposium/1993, Austin, TX.
      36. Bevan, L., Laouris Y., & Stuart, D. G. (1993). Association between force and fatigue in whole muscles and single motor units: Task and context dependencies. VIIth Int. Symp. Motor Control, (Sofia, Bulgaria, June 21-25) Acta Physiologica and Pharmacologica – Bulgaria, 19, 12.
      37. Laouris Y., & Stuart, D. G. (1993). Multiple neuromuscular strategies for counteracting muscle fatigue. In D. Kernell & A. J. Sargeant (Eds.), Current Problems of Neuromuscular Fatigue. Proceedings of a symposium held at the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences, Amsterdam: North-Holland, pp. 181-183.
      38. Bevan, L., Laouris, Y., & Stuart, D. G. (1995). Association between force and fatigue in whole muscles and single motor units: Task and context issues. In D. G. Stuart, G. N. Gantchev, V. S. Gurfinkel & M. Wiesendanger (Eds.), Motor Control VII (pp. 00-00). Motor Control Press: Tucson, AZ.
      39. Bevan, L., Laouris, Y., & Stuart, D. G. (1996). The task dependency of motor unit fatigue. In D. G. Stuart (Ed.), Motor Control VII (pp. 49-53). Motor Control Press: Tucson, AZ.
      40. Laouris, Y. (2004). Meta-thoughts about the code used by the brain. Brain, Mind and Culture, 29 November -3 December, 2004, Limassol, Cyprus Conference Proceedings, p. 50.


      Publications in Applied Systems Science and Peace

      1. Manuscripts in refereed Journals
        1. Laouris, Y., & Michaelides, M. (2017). Structured Democratic Dialogue: An application of a mathematical problem structuring method to facilitate reforms with local authorities in Cyprus. European Journal of Operational Research. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejor.2017.04.039
        2. Laouris, Y., Taraszow, T., Damdelen, M., Dagli, I., Beyatlı, D., Karayiannis,, A., Dye, K. & Christakis, A. (2015). Application of the Structured Dialogic Design Process to Examining Economic Integration and Free Trade in Cyprus. ALARj 21 (1) 11-52.
        3. Laouris, Y. (2014). Reengineering and Reinventing both Democracy and the Concept of Life in the Digital Era. In L. Floridi (ed.), The Onlife Manifesto, DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-04093-6_16 Springer International Publishing Switzerland.
        4. Laouris, Y. (2013). The Science of Structured Democratic Dialogue (In Greek: Η επιστήμη του Δομημένου Δημοκρατικού Διαλόγου). In ORAMA.
        5. Laouris, Y. (2012). The ABCs of the science of dialogic design. Int. J. Applied Systemic Studies, 4:4, 239-257.
        6. Laouris, Y. (2011). The capacity of a community of stakeholders to implement a plan of action effectively depends strongly on the true engagement of the stakeholders in designing it. Syst Res Behav Sci (in preparation).
        7. Roe, P., Gill, J., Allen, B., Boyle, B., Heck., H., Siitta, G., Laouris, Y. (2011). Towards a technology transfer roadmap from the Coordination Action in R&D in Accessible and Assistive ICT (CARDIAC). Technology and Disability 23, 171–181 DOI 10.3233/TAD-2011-0325.
        8. Laouris, Y., Siita, G, Roe, P., Emiliani, P-L., Christakis, A. (2011). Virtual Structured Dialogic Design as Tool for Analysis of Threats before Implementing European Dialogues Aiming to Identify R&D Gaps in Assistive ICT. In C. Stephanidis (Ed.): Universal Access in HCI, Part I, HCII 2011, LNCS 6765, pp. 492–497, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg.
        9. Laouris, Y., Roe, P., Emiliani P-L. (2010). A systemic evaluation of actions that the COST219ter community can take to alleviate the obstacles that prevent the development of practical applications. Universal Access in the Information Society (submitted)
        10. Laouris, Y., Michaelides, M. Damdelen, M., Laouri, R., Beyatli, D., and Christakis, A. (2009). A systemic evaluation of the state of affairs following the negative outcome of the referendum in Cyprus using a structured design process. Systemic Practice and Action Research, 22, 45-75.
        11. Laouris, Y., Erel, A., Michaelides, M,. Damdelen, M., Taraszow, T., Dagli, I., Laouri, R. and Christakis, A. (2009). Exploring options for enhancement of social dialogue between the Turkish and Greek communities in Cyprus using the Structured Dialogic Design Process. Systemic Practice and Action Research, 22, 361–381.
        12. Laouris, Y. and Christakis, A. (2007). Harnessing collective wisdom at a fraction of the time using Structured Dialogic Design Process in a virtual communication context Int. J. Applied Systemic Studies, 1(2), 131–153.
        13. Laouris, Y., Michaelides, M. and Sapio, B. (2008). A Systemic Evaluation of Obstacles Preventing the Wider Public Benefiting from and Participating in the Broadband Society. Observatorio Journal, 5, 21-31.
        14. Laouris, Y., Laouri, R. and Christakis, A. (2008). Communication praxis for ethical accountability; The ethics of the tree of action. Syst Res Behav Sci 25(2), 331–348.
        15. Laouris, Y. and Laouri, R. (2008). Can Information and mobile technologies serve close the economic, educational, digital and social gaps and accelerate development? World Futures, 64(4), 254-275.
        16. Laouris, Y. (2004). Information technology in the service of peace building. The case of Cyprus. World Futures, 60, 67–79.
        17. Laouris, Y. and Tziapouras, G. (2002). Technology used for peace in Cyprus. Peacebuilding 3(3), 4-8.

      2. Books and Chapters by Editorial invitation
        1. Laouris, Y., Dye, K. M.C. , Michaelides, M., and Christakis, S.N. Co-laboratories of Democracy: Best Choices for Designing Sustainable Futures (2014) In: G.S. Metcalf (ed.), Social Systems and Design, Translational Systems Sciences 1, DOI 10.1007/978-4-431-54478-4_7, Springer Japan. 175-193.
        2. Laouris, Y. 2014 Reengineering and Reinventing both Democracy and the Concept of Life in the Digital Era (2014). In: L. Floridi (ed.), The Onlife Manifesto, DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-04093-6_16, Springer International Publishing Switzerland.
        3. Laouris Y., Underwood, G., Laouri, R., Christakis A. (2010). Structured dialogue embedded within a hybrid WiKi - synchronous communication technologies environment in the service of distance learning In: Using Emerging Technologies in Distance Education, Veletsianos G. (Ed), Distance Education series, Athabasca University, Canada Chapter 8: 153-173.
        4. Laouris, Y., Michaelides, M. and Sapio, M. (2008). A systemic evaluation of obstacles preventing the wider public benefiting from and participating in the broadband society. In Pierson, j., Mante-Meijer, E., Loos, E. and Sapio B. Innovating for and by users, Brussels: COST Action 298. Chapter 14: 171-180.
        5. Laouris, Y. and Michaelides, M. (2007). What obstacles prevent practical broad-band applications from being produced and exploited? In: Towards an inclusive future Impact and wider potential of information and communication technologies, Roe Patrick (Ed), Chapter 7: 281-299. Available on-line: http://www.tiresias.org/cost219ter/inclusive_future/inclusive_future_ch7.htm
        6. Laouris, Y. (1996). Cyberia: The land of cyberspace, social, cultural, economic and political consequences Πολιτισμός Tέχνη, E' Kύκλος Διαλέξεων: Πολιτισμός και Mέσα Mαζικής Eπικοινωνίας

      3. Conference Abstracts, Short papers and Talks
        1. Laouris, Y. (2002, May). Towards virtual high tech business incubators. Proc. Creation of innovation-based economies through technology business incubators, Paphos, Cyprus, May 2002.
        2. Laouris, Y. (2004). Meta-thoughts about the code used by the brain. Brain, Mind and Culture, 29 November -3 December, 2004, Limassol, Cyprus Conference Proceedings, p. 50.
        3. Laouris, Y. (2005). How can mobile technologies serve close the digital gap and accelerate development? Proc. 4th World Conference on Mobile Learning, mLearn 2005, Oct 25 – 28, Cape Town, South Africa.
        4. Laouris, Y., & Anastasiou, H. (2005). Experiences from a nation wide experiment introducing IT in lives of children; Fifteen years after. Proc. 4th World Conference on Mobile Learning, mLearn 2005, Oct 25 – 28, Cape Town, South Africa.
        5. Laouris Y., & Eteokleous. (2005). We need an educationally relevant definition of mobile learning. Proc. 4th World Conference on Mobile Learning, mLearn 2005, Oct 25 – 28, Cape Town, South Africa.
        6. Laouris, Y. & Michaelides, M. (2005). IM Workshop: Obstacles that prevent us from producing practical access-for-all applications. Proceedings Cost219ter Workshop Accessibility for all. Ayia Napa Cyprus, Oct 7.
        7. Laouris, Y. (2005, July). Meta thoughts about the code used by the brain. (Introduction to the science of zoinetics.) Accepted for publication as full paper, 9th World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics, Orlando, Florida, USA.
        8. Laouris, Y., Michaelides, M. Patrick R. (2007). Experts of two Cost Actions evaluate obstacles that prevent disability communities and the wider public from exploiting broadband technologies: A comparative study. THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UNEXPECTED: The user and the future of information and communication technologies. A trans-disciplinary conference organised by COST Action 298, Moscow, Russian Federation 23rd-25th May 2007
        9. Laouris, Y., Patrick R., Sapio, B. (2007). A systemic evaluation of obstacles preventing the wider public benefiting from and participating in the broadband society. THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UNEXPECTED: The user and the future of information and communication technologies. A trans-disciplinary conference organised by COST Action 298, Moscow, Russian Federation 23rd-25th May 2007.
        10. Laouris, Y. and Christakis A. (2007). The Science of Dialogic Design and the Tree of Action. Workshop organized in the 3rd international conference of the Hellenic Society of systems sciences, Proceedings pg. 23, Pireus 26-28 May, 2007.
        11. Laouris, Y. (2008). Is it possible to achieve social change at a fraction of time? 4th international conference of the Hellenic Society of systems sciences, Proceedings Ioannina 29-31 May, 2008.
        12. Laouris, Y., Fergesson, L. and Christakis, A. (2008).The Tree of Social Action; Prerequisites for successful outcome of large-scale social transformations. 4th international conference of the Hellenic Society of systems sciences, Proceedings Ioannina 29-31 May, 2008.
        13. Laouris, Y., and Christakis, A. (2009). Systemic analysis of the intractability of the Cyprus problem. 5th international conference of the Hellenic Society of systems sciences, Proceedings Xanthi, June, 2009.
        14. Christakis, A., Laouris, Y. and Underwood, G. (2009).The Tree of Social Action; Prerequisites for successful outcome of large-scale social transformations. 4th international conference of the Hellenic Society of systems sciences, Proceedings Xanthi, June, 2009.
        15. Laouris, Y. (2009). Proceedings, Conflict and Complexity, II: Theory, Evidence and Practice, 7th - 9th September 2009, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK.
        16. Laouris, Y., Roe, P. (2011). The application of the science of dialogic design in supporting EU’s 7th Framework Program identify R&D gaps and emerging trends in accessible and assistive ICT and generating a research agenda roadmap. 5th international conference of the Hellenic Society of systems sciences, Proceedings pg. 23, Pireus 5-8 May, 2011.
        17. Laouris, Y. and Michaelides, M. (2012). Structured Stakeholder Dialogue: a Collective Learning and Problem Solving Methodology. Enhancing the Impact of Learning on Organizational Performance. Report of the Meeting of the Directors of Institutes and Schools of Public Administration of the European Union (DISPA) during the Cyprus Presidency of the Council of the EU. Cyprus Academy of Public Administration Nicosia, 11–12 October 2012, pages 19-20. Available online: http://www.ksap.gov.pl/ksap/file/pdf/kalendarium/2012-10-05/DISPA_report_Cyprus.pdf

      4. Other Reports
        1. Laouris about Technology and Peace Building. In Marketa Geislerova (Ed): CYPRUS: SHARING THE CANADIAN EXPERIENCE OF LIVING TOGETHER, Canadian Centre for Foreign Policy Development, June 15-17, 2001, Larnaca, Cyprus, 7005.3E. Download.

        Computer Systems Design and Software Development

        Computer language development at the University of Arizona

        Name Period
        Co-author of FORTRAN-based Non-linear Library (approx. 25 routines for non-linear DSP) 1988
        Co-author of LIB I, a library of 350 subroutines for LabView, a modern, icon-based computer language. LIB I is now commercially available through the Arizona, Technology Development Corp., Tucson, AZ 1989
        Co-author of M 8 LIB, a library of 95 LabView subroutines that control the MASTER 8, digital stimulator (A.M.P.I., Jerusalem, Israel) 1989


        Undergraduate curriculum and course development at the University of Arizona

        Name Period
        Development of courseware for the "PSIO 418: Physiology for Engineers", UA 1990-1992

        Computer Technology curriculum and course development at the University of Arizona

        Name Period
        Development and Design of curriculum for Neurology students 1991-1992

        Computer Technology curriculum and course development at the Cyprus Neuroscience and Technology Institute

        Development and Design of curriculum for CYBER Kids 1990-2000

        Educational Software development at the Cyprus Neuroscience and Technology Institute

        Name Period
        CYBER Logo 1997
        Story Animator 1997
        Painting/Drawing Packages 1997

        Commercial Software development at The Multimedia Factory

        Name Period
        Animations for Institute of Technology 1993
        Multimedia package for Electric Authority 1994
        Educational Multimedia Game for Electric Authority 1997
        6-language Multimedia Information System (at airports and museums) 1997-1998
        Hotel Information System "HISystem" 1994

        Computer language development at the Cyprus Neuroscience and Technology Institute (Research Environments)

        Name Period
        2002
        RoboLang, A new language with concepts from robotics 2002


        Educational Software development

        Name Period
        Quick Story Gold 1996-98
        Draw & Paint 1996-98
        Kids' Paint 1996-98
        Animals 1996-98
        Esops Fables 1996-98
        Fairy Tales 1996-98
        1821 Heros 1996-98


        Educational Software development: “Factories for Research Projects”

        Name Period
        CD Factory 2002
        Calculator Factory 2002
        Browser Factory 2002
        Emailer Factory 2002
        Fairy Tales Factory 2002