Dr Georgios (George) Georgiou

Dr Georgios (George) Georgiou is an Assistant Professor of Linguistics at the University of Nicosia. He is the Director of the University of Nicosia Phonetic Lab and coordinates the Cyprus Linguistics and Humanities Research Group. He serves as a member of the Quality Assurance and Postgraduate Programs Committees at the Department of Languages and Literature. He obtained a BA in Greek Philology (2007-2011), an MA in Education (2011-2013) with distinction, and a PhD in Linguistics (2014-2018) with distinction from the University of Cyprus. He has also worked as a postdoctoral researcher at RUDN University (2018-2020) and at the Cyprus University of Technology (2021). His research interests include phonetics, phonology, speech acquisition, and speech-language disorders. He has published over 35 refereed journal articles in high-impact journals such as Attention, Perception and Psychophysics, Applied Acoustics, Behavioral Sciences, Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, Cognitive Processing, Epidemiology and Health, International Journal of Bilingualism, Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development, Journal of Public Health, Language Learning and Development, Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, Languages, Language Sciences, Scientific Reports, Speech Communication, Speech, Language and Hearing, and others. He has also published several monographs, edited volumes, book chapters, and articles in conference proceedings. He has presented papers at over 50 conferences worldwide and has been invited as a guest speaker at various academic meetings around the globe. He is an academic editor of the reputable journal PLOS ONE and a reviewer for several high-indexed journals. He is a member of the International Speech Communication Association, the European Association for Signal Processing, and other academic societies. He has won several research grants and awards, including postdoctoral research fellowship grants at the Cyprus University of Technology (score: 91/100; ranked 5th out of 38) and RUDN University (provided by the Russian Government), the Seal of Excellence for a project submitted to the Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action, a PhD scholarship from the Cyprus State Scholarship Foundation, and more.