Afroditi Maria Koulaxi

  • Researcher
  • 06/06/2022
Research assistant, Researcher, Senior researcher Education and Skills Inequalities Media, Communications and Culture

Personal Summary

 Research and Analysis 

◼ 6 Years’ Experience in qualitative research in both academic and research settings 

◼ Experience of working with migrants, citizens and civic actors in European urban contexts 

◼ Substantial data collection through digital ethnography, interviews, focus-groups, participatory methods (knowledge exchange workshops, urban storytelling walks and expert interviews) 

◼ Data analysis using content analysis, visual analysis, discourse analysis and thematic analysis using NVivo 11 software 

◼ Proficient computer skills in SPSS, Excel, PowerPoint, NVivo, WordPress, HTML 


Communications and interpersonal skills 

◼ Experience in conference presentations/research dialogues for academic audiences, practitioners, policy-makers in the UK and the EU 

◼ Ability to liaise with and teach individuals from different backgrounds and cultures 


Contributions and outreach 

◼ Experience of publishing in highly respected journals and academic books in the fields of media and communication, urban studies and education 

◼ Familiarity with the existing literature, methodologies and research in the field of migration and displacement 

◼ Experience in producing briefing guidelines for a British Government department and drafting media strategy report 


Management and coordination 

◼ Proven experience in working collaboratively with research teams 

◼ Manage administrative tasks related to research projects, teaching and supervision 

◼ Organisation and coordination of workshops and seminars (online and in-person)