PROJECT TEAM

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Yannis Kotsanis

email: kotsanis@doukas.gr

DOUKAS SCHOOL
Adress: Mesogeion 151, 15126 Maroussi Athens, Greece
Website Link: https://www.en.doukas.gr

About Yannis Kotsanis

Yannis Kotsanis holds a PhD in Computer Engineering and Educational Technology from the National Technical University of Athens. Currently he is Head of Research – Innovation & Quality Departments at Doukas School. His main research interests pertain to innovative and competency-based education, with an emphasis in language communication, logic and digital literacies, gamification, educational applications, and adult training. He joined the iRead community combining his initial academic research in Computational Linguistics with his experience as a researcher and project manager in more than 50 R&D national and European projects. Further info and related papers can be found in www.kotsanis.gr.

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Thomas Economou

email: t.economou@doukas.gr

DOUKAS SCHOOL
Adress: Mesogeion 151, 15126 Maroussi Athens, Greece
Website Link: https://www.en.doukas.gr

About Thomas Economou

Thomas Economou is currently conducting his studies in the field of Digital Systems with a focus on Technology Education and e-services (collaborative learning environments, knowledge management, educational psychology, etc.) at the University of Piraeus. He has been a member of the Doukas School R&D Department since 2014 and has been involved with the Project Management and Financial Management of more than 20 educational and training related programmes under Erasmus+, LLP, Horizon 2020 as well as several national projects. During this period, he has also been a member of Doukas School team in several literacy related projects such as Boys Reading, IDPBC, LiRe 2.0 and COMMIX. He has also been actively involved as a researcher in several EU funded programmes.
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Aleksandra Zając

email: akonopka@spoleczna.pl

University of Social Sciences

Adress: ul. Sienkiewicza 9, 90-113 Lodz, Poland
Website Link: https://san.edu.pl/

About Aleksandra Zając

Aleksandra Zając is International Projects Coordinator in University of Social Sciences. She specializes in the preparation and implementation of international projects under the Erasmus Plus program and other EU programs. She also has extensive experience in coordinating international cooperation networks in the field of education and science as well as international marketing.

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Christopher Murray

email: c.murray@dundee.ac.uk

University of Dundee
Adress: Nethergate, Dundee, DD1 4HN, Scotland, UK
Website Link: https://www.dundee.ac.uk/

 

About Christopher Murray

Professor Christopher Murray is Chair of Comics Studies and Associate Dean for Knowledge Exchange and Partnerships at the School of Humanities, University of Dundee. He is Director of the Scottish Centre for Comics Studies and Dundee Comics Creative Space. He co-edits Studies in Comics, a peer-reviewed academic journal and is co-organiser of the International Graphic Novel and Comics Conference. He researches British Comics, Public Information Comics, and has authored several comics for research projects and public engagement purposes.

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Golnar Nabizadeh

email: g.nabizadeh@dundee.ac.uk

University of Dundee
Adress: Nethergate, Dundee, DD1 4HN, Scotland, UK
Website Link: https://www.dundee.ac.uk/

About Golnar Nabizadeh

Dr Golnar Nabizadeh is Lecturer in Comics Studies at the University of Dundee where she teaches on the Comics & Graphic Novels MLitt, as well as undergraduate modules on film and literature. Her research interests are graphic justice, critical theory, trauma and memory studies. She has published on the work of Alison Bechdel, Marjane Satrapi, Shaun Tan, and the Australian online comic “At Work in Our Detention Centres: A Guard’s Story”, among others. Her monograph, entitled Representation and Memory in Graphic Novels is forthcoming from Routledge (2019).
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Damon Herd

email: d.herd@dundee.ac.uk

University of Dundee
Adress: Nethergate, Dundee, DD1 4HN, Scotland, UK
Website Link: https://www.dundee.ac.uk/

 

About Damon Herd

Dr Damon Herd is the Coordinator of Dundee Comics Creative Space, a social enterprise and studio project developed by the University of Dundee with funding from The Rank Foundation. He is also Studio Manager of INK POT, a comics studio within DCCS, and has worked on public information comics on various topics including suicide, disability hate crime, and fibromyalgia. He has a PhD in autobiographical comics. His main research area is life narratives told through comics, with a particular interest in British comics and performance. He is a comics practitioner and organiser of DeeCAP, a comics performance event based in Dundee.

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Natalia Truszkowska

email: office@farm-advisory.eu

The Polish Farm Advisory and Training Centre not-for-profit Sp. z o.o.

Adress: ul. Lomzynska 24, 18-413 Miastkowo, Poland
Website Link
: http://farm-advisory.eu/

 

About Natalia Truszkowska

Natalia Truszkowska is an active practitioner of the PRINCE 2 Project Management Qualification. She has a BA Degree in Spanish and German and holds a Master‘s Degree in International Business Management with a specialisation in small and medium sized enterprises and female entrepreneurship. In addition to that, she has professional experience in the area of rural development and agriculture. Mrs. Truszkowska has managed and worked on many EU funded projects for ten years, gaining experience in project development, implementation, management, and coordination at Brussels level. These projects have spanned across a variety of issues and challenges in relation to vocational education and training, adult learning, and youth actions.
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Tomasz Truszkowski

email: info@farm-advisory.eu

The Polish Farm Advisory and Training Centre not-for-profit Sp. z o.o.

Adress: ul. Lomzynska 24, 18-413 Miastkowo, Poland
Website Link
: http://farm-advisory.eu/

 

About Tomasz Truszkowski

Tomasz Truszkowski is specialised in designing effective project dissemination and communication channels and optimizing these as well as working with graphic designers and producing impactful and effective communications such as websites and dissemination materials whether for projects or other activities. Furthermore, he is extensively experienced in organising training courses, workshops, national conferences, end users testing sessions and other events with the active involvement of national institutions and experts. His main responsibilities include overall management and administration, organizing project meetings and events, dissemination activities to relevant stakeholders and target groups.

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Jessica Fitch

email: jessica.fitch@propel-europe.com

PROPEL Europe ASBL

Adress:
Website Link
: www.propel-europe.com

About Jessica Fitch

Jessica Fitch BA MA, founding partner of PROPEL, is extensively qualified in European politics and has previously worked as a civil society representative in the sectors of education, employment, youth, environment, innovative tech, civil society representation, and more. This has enabled her to have an important understanding of the needs of actors on the ground across the Union – particularly in terms of information, education and communication – and develop methods of addressing these, in a bid to build a more prosperous, inclusive and sustainable Europe for the future. Jessica Fitch is well-versed in research, developing methodologies and frameworks and communication strategies, drafting content for videos, articles, training modules, and more
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Steve Ray

email: Steve.Ray@propel-europe.com

PROPEL Europe ASBL

Adress:
Website Link
: www.propel-europe.com

About Steve Ray

Steve Ray is PROPEL Europe’s treasurer and is also an administrator of the  NGO with significant experience in office management, financial management and overseeing budgets, as well as teaching and training in the subject of entrepreneurship, business management and soft skills, all of which will be essential to the successful implementation of European projects but also in teaching and training participants in a number of important business, management and marketing skills.

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Foteini Chrysanthopoulou

email: foteini@iseki-food.net

ISEKI-Food Association

Adress: 1190 Vienna, Austria
Website Link
: https://iseki-food.net/

About Foteini Chrysanthopoulou

MSc Foteini Chrysanthopoulou is a food technologist with background in Food Technology and Food Safety. She has international academic and work experience in Greece, Austria, the Netherlands, and in Belgium at the European Commission. She has been involved in various projects on Food Quality and Hygiene and is skilled in microbial fingerprinting of food-borne pathogens and spoilage microorganisms. Currently she is a full-time project manager at ISEKI-Food Association and is involved in several Erasmus+ and Horizon 2020 projects, such as POSTHARVEST, ASKFOOD, SDGs Labs and SMARTCHAIN.

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Gerhard Schleining

email: gerhard.schleining@boku.ac.at

ISEKI-Food Association

Adress: 1190 Vienna, Austria
Website Link
: https://iseki-food.net/

About Gerhard Schleining

Dr. Gerhard Schleining is senior scientist at BOKU-University. He coordinated an international masterprogramme Safetyinthefoodchain and was teaching also in EU and Asia. He is Secretary-General of the ISEKI-Food-Association, Boardmember of GHI, Chair of EHEDG Austria and authorized trainer for hygienic design from EHEDG and Quality Austria. In EU-projects he chaired workinggroups on innovative teaching materials, methods&tools, established web-databases, e-courses and webinars. He coordinated 2 Erasmus+ projects, FooD-STA, a Training Alliance between the food-industry and universities and SEA-ABT, a project to establish an Academy-for-Beverage-Technology in South-East-Asia. He was also partner in the project ASIFOOD about new challenges regarding food-safety&quality in ASEAN.

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