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Position
PhD Student
Company
Imperial College London
Location
London UNITED KINGDOM
Bio

Vasiliki is currently a PhD student at the Centre for Environmental Policy of Imperial College London (ICL) pursuing her research in Education for Sustainable Development (ESD) from a systems thinking perspective, with special emphasis on the development and assessment of sustainability competences. She received a prestigious President’s PhD Scholarship from ICL to fund her research and is also member of the President’s PhD Scholars Committee. She also holds a BSc in Biology and an MSc in Science and Environmental Education from the University of Athens with research focus on Environmental Radioactivity, Ecology and Project-based learning. 

 

Vasiliki is coordinating the ESD research topic at CEP that is actively investigating teaching, learning and assessment in the field of Higher Education for Sustainable Development as well as being a member of the London Regional Centre for Expertise on ESD and Athena SWAN committee of CEP.

 

She is an experienced Science Teacher with almost ten years’ experience teaching in Greek public secondary schools and has been ESD coordinator and teacher trainer in a large school district in Athens Greece for three years. She has been visiting teacher at the European Learning Laboratory for the Life Sciences (ELLS) of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Germany. She is member of the Impact of Materials on Society (IMOS) and Focus on Sustainability (FoS) Subcommittees of Materials Research Society and has adapted the IMOS course modules for secondary school implementation and teacher training. She has published her research in Scientific and Educational Journals and is also reviewer of publications for conferences and Journals in the field of Education.