JURY COMMITTEE

The Jury Committee consists of renowned personas of the scientific, educational, and cultural society.

Anastasia Andritsou

Anastasia Andritsou

Anastasia Andritsou studied Electronic Engineering in the National Technical School of Athens and did her Master’s in Telecommunications in Toulouse’s Polytechnic School. She worked for seven years in INTRACOM’s Research and Development Department where she conducted crucial research work in Wireless Eurozone Technologies, Satellite Internet, and Smart Houses. She has also designed and implemented breakthrough projects by cooperating with companies and research centers in Greece and Europe. In the meantime, she completed the Executive MBA degree at Athens University of Economic and Business. Since 2004, she has been working in the British Council, initially as Scientific Programs Officer where she designed an important program for the Communication of Science (Beautiful Science, FameLAB, Challenge Europe, etc) for the wide public and schools. Since 2007, she is British Council’s Head of Partnerships & Programs aiming at desinging, implementing, and co-organizing innovative and creative activities in science, art, and education.


Sofia Papadimitriou

Sofia Papadimitriou

Sofia Papadimitriou has studied Mathematics and Computer Science (M.Sc) in the Athens National University. Her PhD entitled “The role of tutor-counsellor and the development of his supporting mechanism in a collaborative learning environment in distance education” regards in the field of Open and Distance Learning in Higher Education and has been developed in the School of Humanities at the Hellenic Open University. She has been an ICT Secondary teacher since 1990 and also an educator in ICT training courses for primary and secondary teachers. She has been working in the Educational Radio-Television, since September 2007 and she coordinates its Social and Digital Media. Furthermore, she has coordinated 5 working groups in the Educational RadioTelevision for the European projects: EduTubePlus:, MEDEAnet, March (MAke science Real in sCHools). Sofia has also participated in the “Energy-bits”, a cross media European project distributed in Television and the Web. Plus, she has participated at the development of the “Photodentro/Educational Video” which is the Greek Educational Video Repository for primary and secondary education, designed and developed by CTI Diophantus in the framework of the “Digital School”. Sofia has co-authored three book chapters and published 26 papers in scientific conferences and journals on the topics of Open and Distance Learning, using Media in Education, Open Educational Resources, Academic staff development and STEM (papers and presentations are available at the URLs: http://eap.academia.edu/SofiaPapadimitriou, http://www.slideshare.net/sofipapadi).


Dr. Theo Anagnostopoulos

Dr. Theo Anagnostopoulos

Theodore is a Genetics Graduate from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, has a Masters in Human Reproductive Biology from Imperial College and a PhD in Medical Genetics from Kings College London.
He is the Co-Founder and Director of "SciCo" (Science Communication www.scico.gr), a Non Governmental Organization whose aim is to communicate scientific issues to the public in a clear and entertaining way. SciCo uses theatre, documentaries, interactive learning and other innovative means in order to communicate science. Theodore has produced, co-written and co-acted in the following theatrical shows: "The science of Christmas", "The science of Love", "The science of Ecology" and "Ygeia En Gnosei" (www.ygeiaengnosei.gr) which are currently being played in primary and secondary schools all around Greece.
He is also the Co-Founder and Secretary General of "Green Project" (www.green-project.org) another NGO whose aim is to create environmental awareness via science and art. He has participated in two road trips from Athens, Greece to Beijing, China (2008) and from Athens to Cape Town, South Africa (2010) with the aim of filming renewable energy sources and bioclimatic architectural designs along the way.
He has been invited to give talks on science communication in Tel Aviv, Bangkok, Seoul, Istanbul, Tokyo, Melbourne and Greece. In July 2010, Theodore was selected and participated in NASA Spacecamp training regarding space science and in 2012, he was selected to be one of Al Gore’s Climate Reality project, presenters.

British Council
Science Communication
Educational Radiotelevision
Greek Ministry of Education and Religious Affairs
Microsoft