Memnon Arestis

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Memnon Arestis
Memnon Arestis
With FWC February 2015 - Today
Title Research Assistant
Humanitarian Affairs Unit
Degree(s) MSc Cyberpsychology
BA Psychology, Business and Education
Filed(s) of study Psychology, Education
University(ies) Nottingham Trent University
Specialization(s) Online Behaviour, Research Skills, Supporting Individuals with Learning Difficulties

Memnon has joined Future Worlds Center's family in February 2015, to work at the Global Education Unit as the project assistant for Map Your Meal and Supply Cha!nge. He has served as the project coordinator for The World From Our Doorstep and Six Steps to Global Citizenship (GlobaLab 2), while previously becoming engaged with the organisation as a volunteer in the programme Cyberethics: Cyprus Safer Internet Center, where he worked as a Cyprus Safer Internet Helpline operator, participated in and prepared numerous school presentations, and worked towards the development of several manuals, along with the Helpline team, such as the Twitter Manual.

He has been recently recruited as a research assistant for the project entitled Mapping of Professional/Occupational Skills of Refugees which is run by the Humanitarian Affairs Unit and funded by the UNHCR.

Memnon has obtained a bachelors’ degree in Psychology, Business and Education at Nottingham Trent University and an MSc in Cyberpsychology, at the same institution. His postgraduate project was entitled Discussing Facebook Stalking: A qualitative analysis of Facebook Users’ Perceptions. During his studies he has volunteered for two years at the Nottingham Mencap, working with individuals with learning difficulties of various ages.