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YRW 2019 - Young Researchers' Week 2019

The University of Sheffield International Faculty, CITY College, and its research centre, SEERC, celebrate academic research with the Young Researchers Week 2019, taking place in Thessaloniki, 13-17 May 2019. The event will provide an opportunity for university students and academics to present their work to a wide audience, thus making possible the interaction with lecturers, professors and researchers. The Week consists of two conferences and satellite events, more information on which you may find below and in upcoming weeks. For now, save the date:

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Postgraduate Research Conference

PGR 2019

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Building on the success of the previous Postgraduate Research Conferences (PGR), as well as Doctoral Student Conferences (DSC), which have attracted in total more than 900 research papers from countries all over the South-East European region and beyond, the aim of the conference is to further facilitate the exchange of knowledge between young researchers, and to consolidate the established network of scholars currently undertaking research in South East Europe.

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Student Spring Symposium

S3 2019

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The Students Spring Symposium (S3) is organised by students for students, and is a great place for exchanging ideas and sharing experiences with young and inspired people. Either as an individual or as a group, there is an opportunity for every student of Thessaloniki to attend and see presentations on projects, research ideas and topics of academic or personal interest.

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Satellite Events


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There are five workshops planned this year:

Due to limited availability, we would like to ask you to express your interest by filling in this:

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Plenary Talk

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"Educating the developing mind: Bridging cognitive developmental theory with educational practice"

Andreas Demetriou

Plenary Speaker

Andreas Demetriou is Professor Emeritus of Psychology of the University of Nicosia, Cyprus and an Honorary Professor of Durham University, UK. He was a professor of psychology at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, (1975-1996), the University of Cyprus (1996-2008), and President of the University of Nicosia Research Foundation (2011-2016). He served in top academic or administrative positions, such as Vice-Rector and Acting Rector of the University of Cyprus, foundational President of the Cyprus University of Technology, President of the Conference of Rectors of the Universities of Cyprus and also Minister of Education and Culture of Cyprus (2008-2011). He is a fellow of Academia Europaea and the International Academy of Education, an Honorary Doctor of Middlesex University London, and an Honorary Visiting Professor of the Northeastern Normal University, China. He developed a theory of intellectual development integrating the developmental, psychometric, and cognitive traditions and he is currently working along several lines, including basic processes underlying different cognitive domains, the educational implications of the theory, and relations between intellectual and brain development. This work is published in about 200 books and articles. The journals New Ideas in Psychology (1998), Developmental Review (1999), Developmental Science (1999), Educational Psychology Review (2011), Intelligence (2013), and Human Development (2018) devoted special issues in the discussion of his theory of intellectual development.


The programme for the PGR2019 conference and workshops can be found here: Programme

Contact Us

Venue Location

South-East European Research Centre
24 Proxenou Koromila Street
54622, Thessaloniki, Greece
Telephone: +30 2310 253477
Fax: +30 2310 234205
Email: YRW@seerc.org

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