Dr. Papatzikis is an Assistant Professor in Educational Neuroscience, fervently studying the field of brain development and perception through sound and music. He has been extensively trained in and worked on neuroscience and music education in many high profile institutions prior to joining the Canadian University Dubai (2015), including Harvard University (PostDoc in the Mind Brain and Education program), the University of East Anglia (PhD in Music Psychology), the UCL, Institute of Education, University of London and its adjunct centre of Educational Neuroscience (PostDoc lectureship) as well as the International Brain Research Organisation (PostDoc training in applied neuroscience and neuroimaging). Efthymios has experience in industry across Europe and the USA as an advisor and researcher, including roles with the Early Arts, UK and the Early Years Programs at BBC. His research interests are in educational neuroscience, infants and children’s neurobehavioral development through sound and music, educational development and special needs. Recently, he has been selected by the Pan-European/International Human Brain Project (E.U.) committee as one of the 40 distinctive researchers/scholars to receive training and work in the Brain Atlas School, studying and developing high-tech neuroimaging and research methods.
Educational Neuroscience, Infants Brain Development, Music Education, Music, Sound