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MAKRIDES,Gregory
Gregory MAKRIDES
Position Title:
Member of MC, Member of WG1
Phone:
+357 22 894 288
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Active researcher since 1986. Publications in refereed journals, conference proceedings and in public press. Editor of the Mediterranean Journal for Research in Mathematics Education. 

Coordinated several European funded projects such as the European Comenius projects EDIPED (2002-2005), MATHEU (2003-2006), the Grundtvig MP project CAREER-EUshop (2008-2010), the ERASMUS project INENTER (2010-2012), the Cyprus National Structural Funds project on Developing Liaison Offices between Academia and Industry (2009-2014), the Comenius MP project Le-MATH(2012-2014), the Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs “Europe EYEs are open” (Cycle 3 and Cycle 4, 2010-2014) and has been a partner in several other EU funded projects as well as an external evaluator.

Research Administrator at the University of Cyprus since 2006 managing a Service of 25 people with a subgroup of 8 under Research Support Sector.

Trainer since 2006 of the series of training seminars under Grundtvig courses with title “Preparation of Proposals and Management of European Education projects”, 5 day trainings, offered more than 40 sessions since 2006.

 

University/Organisation

The structure of the Research Support and Development at the University of Cyprus:

A. Council

B. Senate

C. Research Committee / Director of Administration and Finance

D. Research and International Relations Service

E. Research and Liaising with Industry Sector

F1 Research Support Office

F2 Proposals Development Office

F3 University-Industry Liaison Office

F4 Reviewing and Signing of Research Contracts

Parallel support by G. Finance Service and H. Human Resource Service

 

At the level A the General Budget for research is approved.

At the level B the strategy and research planning and implementation suggested by the level C is decided and approved.

At the level D the support of all research needs and activities, proposals, information, contracts, IPR, promotion and networking, research administration and secretariat support to the level C is planned and implemented, managing the European Office of Cyprus.

Levels F with the four offices provide the necessary support for the functions of level E.

Parallel Level G supports the financial administration of research and payments.

Parallel Level H supports researcher’s contracts.

Curriculum Vitae

Education/Professional Career

1981-1984:

BS in Mathematics, Roosevelt University of Chicago, USA

1984-1986:

MS in Applied Mathematics, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA

1986-1990:

PhD in Applied Mathematics, Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA

1986-1990:

Instructor in mathematics, Roosevelt University of Chicago

1990-1995:

Programme Coordinator and Associate Professor of Mathematics

1995-2000:

Head of Mathematics Department and Lecturer of Mathematics Education, Acting supervisor for the Educational Technology Sector Cyprus Pedagogical Institute, Ministry of Education and Culture of Cyprus

2000-2006:

Dean of Enrolment Management and Associate Professor of Mathematics, University of Nicosia (Intercollege)

since 2006:

Director of Research and International Relations, University of Cyprus

since 2007:

Executive Director, European Office of Cyprus