Public profile Maria Saridaki
Maria Saridaki is a PhD candidate and Research Associate at the Laboratory of New Technologies of the Faculty of Communication & Media Studies of the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens. Her research interest lies on Digital Games, Transmedia Storytelling and New Multimedia Environments with a special interest on Computer Games as an educational, motivational and recreational tool for people with cognitive disabilities.
She obtained a Masters Degree in Information Management from the University of Strathclyde and a Bachelor in Media and Communication Studies at the University of Athens. She has been teaching workshops on Applied Gaming, Transmedia Storytelling and Digital Media awareness targeted at students with disabilities, educators, journalists and communication managers. She has also been involved, or is currently participating, in various EU and National projects as a researcher, game based learning specialist and/or project manager.