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Marina Appiou-Nikiforou
Assistant Professor, Knot Theory & Mathematics Technology
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The School of Sciences
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Academic Qualifications
Qualification Year Awarding Institution Department Thesis title (Optional Entry)
Ph.D. 2003 University of South Florida Mathematics Extensions of Quandles and Cocycle Knot Invariants
M.A. 1998 University of South Florida Mathematics
B.Sc. 1996 University of Cyprus Mathematics and Statistics
Employment History
Period of employment Employer Location Position
From To
October 2007 Today European University Cyprus Nicosia, Cyprus Assistant Professor
September 2003 September 2007 Cyprus College Nicosia, Cyprus Assistant Professor
August 1996 December 2002 University of South Florida ΗΠΑ Graduate Teaching Assistant
Publications
Year Title Other authors Journal and Publisher / Conference Vol. Pages
2017 Using Learning Trajectories as a tool for Differentiated Instruction in STEM Education Theodosiou T. Proceedings of the International Conference: Differentiation of instruction for teacher professional Development and students' Success (DiDeSu), Nicosia, Cyprus, Ministry of Education and Culture ISBN: 978-9963-0-9199-7 33
2017 Mathematics Teaching Enhanced with technology Constantinou P., Meletiou-Mavrotheri M., Paparistodemou E. Proceedings of the International Conference: Differentiation of instruction for teacher professional Development and students' Success (DiDeSu), Nicosia, Cyprus, Ministry of Education and Culture ISBN: 978-9963-0-9199-7
2016 Η στατιστική σκέψη προπτυχιακών φοιτητών μέσα από ομαδική μελέτη Κυριακίδης Λ., Τσαγγαρίδου Ν., Ορφανός Σ., Σολωμού Α., Παπαλεοντίου Ε., Συμεού Λ., Φτιάκα Ε. (2016). ΄ Εκπαίδευση, Διεπιστημονικότητα και Σύγχρονος Κόσμος: Ο Ρόλος και η Συνεισφορά της Εκπαιδευτικής Έρευνας , Πρακτικά 14ου Συνεδρίου Παιδαγωγικής Εταιρείας Κύπρου, 21-22 Οκτωβρίου 2016, Λευκωσία: Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου https://drive.google.com/file/d/0By3MHWf-3yJpSjMyZmhOci1NTUk/view
2016 Group projects and statistical thinking of undergraduates. Meletiou-Mavrotheris, M Csíkos, C., Rausch, A., & Szitányi, J. (Eds.). Proceedings of the 40th Conference of the International Group for Psychology of Mathematics Education, Szeged, Hungary: PME 1 113
2015 Prospective primary school teachers and their statistical reasoning E. Theodorou, C. Charalambous, A. Liasidou, K. Mavrou, A. Zmas, Proceedings of the International Conference Teacher Professionalism & Educational Change: Possibilities for Policy & Practice. Nicosia, Cyprus
2015 Using models and modeling to support the development of college-level students’ reasoning about statistical inference Meletiou-Mavrotheris, M.  H. Oliveira, A. Henriques, A.P. Canavarro, C. Monteiro, C. Carvalho, J. P. da Ponte, R. T. Ferreira, & S. Colaço (Eds), Proceedings of the International Conference on International Conference Turning data into knowledge: New opportunities for statistics education Lisbon, Portugal: Instituto de Educação da Universidade de Lisboa. 44
Graph reading and interpretation: An investigation of introductory statistics college students’ knowledge Meletiou-Mavrotheris, M. H. Oliveira, A. Henriques, A.P. Canavarro, C. Monteiro, C. Carvalho, J. P. da Ponte, R. T. Ferreira, & S. Colaço (Eds), Proceedings of the International Conference on International Conference Turning data into knowledge: New opportunities for statistics education Lisbon, Portugal: Instituto de Educação da Universidade de Lisboa. 124
2003 Extensions of quandles and cocycle knot invariants S. Carter, M. Elhamdadi, and M. Saito Journal of Knot Theory and Its Ramifications 12, n.6 725
2002 Cocycle knot invariants, quandle extensions, and Alexander matrices S. Carter, A. Harris, M. Saito Low-dimensional topology of tomorrow, RIMS Kokyuroku, Kyoto University 1272 12
Exhibitions
Research Projects
Date Title Funded by Project Role*
October 2017 – November 2019 JUPYTER@EDU – Infrastructure for cloud-based system education: Scalable implementation of Jupyter notebook system for scientific explorations (Ref. #: 2017-1-PL01-KA203-038747) Erasmus+ / Key action 2, Strategic Partnerships for Higher Education Coordinator of EUC team
September 2015 – August 2017 Constructivism in Teaching Maths - open educational resources (Ref. #: 2015-1-PL01-KA201-017121) Erasmus+/ Key action 2, Strategic Partnerships for School Education Scientific researcher
Academic Consulting Services/Councils/Boards/Editorial Committees
Awards/International Recognition
Date Title Awarded by:
1996-2003 Graduate Teaching Assistant Scholarship University of South Florida
Fall2000, Fall2001, Fall2002 Fred L. & Helen M. Tharp Endowed Scholarship University of South Florida
Other Achievements