Dr Ioulia Papageorgi

Dr Ioulia Papageorgi

Ioulia Papageorgi is an Associate Professor in the Department of Social Sciences at the University of Nicosia and the Director of the University of Nicosia Teaching and Learning Institute (UNTLI). She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), a Chartered Psychologist (CPsychol) and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (AFBPsS). Ioulia has served on the board of Cyprus Psychologists’ Association (2015-2017 as Vice-President; 2013-2015 as Treasurer), on the Board of Educational Affairs of the European Federation of Psychologists’ Associations (EFPA) (2017-date as Convenor, 2013-2017 as member), as well as the Committee of Society for Education, Music and Psychology Research (SEMPRE) (2014 – Date). She previously held the position of Lecturer and Coordinating Research Officer at UCL Institute of Education, University of London (2006-2011), and of Associate Lecturer at the Open University (UK) (2009-2011). Her research interests focus on test anxiety, psychometric testing, the psychology of performance, the development of expertise and the association between music training and cognitive development in children. She has presented her work in many international conferences and has several publications in a peer-reviewed journals and books. Her first book focused on the development of advanced expertise in musical performance [Papageorgi and Welch (2014) (Eds.). Advanced Musical Performance: Investigations in Higher Education Learning. SEMPRE Studies in the Psychology of Music. Aldershot: Ashgate Press].