Project advisor and Research Associate
Maria Avraamidou is the project advisor of CIP. Maria is a PhD candidate and Research Associate at the Department of Communication and Internet Studies, Cyprus University of Technology (TEPAK). She has worked as a Protection Officer at UNHCR and at local anti-racist civil society organizations. She has also worked as a journalist, producer and presenter with a specialization on inter-communal news stories and socially sensitive issues. As a research associate, Ms. Avraamidou has prepared and submitted project/ research proposals to international and local funders on the development of informational projects which foster greater co-operation and mutuality between ethnic groups both within and out with Cyprus.