Dr Ismini Vasileiou
Lecturer in Information Systems
School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics (Faculty of Science & Engineering)
**SSTAR Award 2012 for the category "Most dedicated project supervisor"
Ismini Vasileiou is a Lecturer in Information Systems at Plymouth University, UK in the School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics (SoCEM), specialising in Database Development (Oracle, Spatial etc) managing the Oracle Academy. She has an extensive experience in SQL, software development and project management. Ismini Vasileiou belongs to two big research groups, the Infosecurity and Big Data, with based at the University of Plymouth. Additionally Ismini Vasileiou has a great interest in Teaching and learning and more specifically in Learning Analytics. She is supervising a number of PhD students on various topics related to Teaching and learning in Higher Education.
Ismini is the Chair of STEM SIG International Academic Peer Learning Leadership Group in Higher Education and has recently been awarded research money for a new pilot in Peer learning.
Ismini is an active member of women in STEM community and part of a variety of committees and advisory groups supporting equality, diversity and inclusion. Being nominated twice for a WISE Advisor award, she is not only working towards an equal and diverse environment at her workplace, but also participating in international activities to promote and support women in STEM. Recently she was invited to deliver a TEDx talk as part of her ongoing support for gender rights.
In addition, Ismini Vasileiou is chairing the Equality and Diversity Committee for the Faculty of Science and Engineering and leading the Athena Swan bid for the School of Computing, Electronics and Mathematics.
Ismini's external engagements vary from reviewing paper for journals, invited keynote speeches, and delivering a variety of training such as Unconscious Bias.
BSc(Hons) PGCE EdD
Certified Supplemental Instruction/PASS Supervisor
Certified SAP User
Certified Flux Supervisor
Roles on external bodies
BCS South West branch Secretary
Database Development: SQL, MySQL, Oracle, Apex
Systems Analysis and Design
The IT Professional: SFIA Framework
Final Year Project Supervisor
ISAD251: Database Development in Oracle
ISAD353: Advanced Database Development and Data Mining
- Big Data
- Information Systems
- Computers in Education
- Social Networks, Security and Education
- Learning Analytics
- Socio-technical aspects
- Flexible/Blended/Distance/Online Learning
- The use of Cloud, IT/ICT in teaching and learning
- Peer learning in Higher Education STEM
- Gender issues in STEM
Research degrees awarded to supervised students
As Director of Studies
2016 Mr Abdalmajeed Alharthy, Learning Analytics
2010 Mr Martin Dorigo, Visualising Structures of documents for visually impaired people
2017 MrGanesh Manikandan, An ontology based framework for measuring business value ofsmart data by considering impact of uncertainty on supply chain processes.
Dr Eiman Almami , Managing the Semantics of Learning Environments to Accommodate Students with Differences Learning
Grants & contracts
Key publications are highlightedJournals
Other academic activities
“Peer Learning in STEM”,Workshop, RAISE Conference, Manchester September 2017
“Diversity in Tech: Recruitment, Resillience,Retention”, Invited Panellist Bristol July 2017
“Peer Learning in STEM”, Workshop, European Forum ofPeer Learning, Lund June 2017
TEDx Plymouth Theme: 'Evolution of Inspiration with' and the talk is "Unconsious Bias: Confronting Stereotypes, March 2017
Invited for Unconscious Bias Training at the South West ICE Chairs’ Meeting, Exeter, December 201
"People Like Me", VC's Teaching and Learning Conference, Plymouth, June 2016
"Flipped Classroom for Computing Students", VC's Digital Learning Conference, Plymouth, June 2016
"Pink or Blue? Confronting the Stereotypes", Invited Talk for Go4SET EDT Awards Ceremony, Plymouth UK, May 2016
"Empowering STEM", Invited talk for Go4SET Launch event, Plymouth UK, February 2016
“The Geek Culture and Peer Learning”, VC’s Teaching and Learning Conference, Plymouth, June 2015
Invited Keynote Speaker, Go4SET EDT Awards, Plymouth UK, May 2015
"Women in STEM: Career Progression”, Women in STEM event part of the British Science Week at Plymouth University, March 2015
“Women in IT”, invited talk, Bedfordshire BCS Student Chapter, Luton UK, February 2015.
- Invited Keynote Speaker, Women in STEM, Plymouth UTC UK, December 2014.
External Examiner for the University of Hertfordshire
ExternalExaminer for the University of Northampton
ExternalExaminer for the University of Kingston
InternalExaminer for the University of Plymouth PGCAP Degree Apprenticeship
SubjectMatter Expert for BCS Level 1/2 Technical Award in Digital Literacy
BecketLeeds University, BSc (Hons) Digital Technologies & Solutions External Examiner
University of Bedfordshire MSc Periodic Reviewer External Examiner
- Chair of Equality and Diversity Commitee for the Faculty of Science and Engineering, Plymouth University
- Chair of STEM SIG International Academic Peer Learning Leadership Group
- Athena Swan Champion for School of Computing, Electronics and Mathemtics, Plymouth University
- Mentor for women in STEM (in Greek)
- Member of the Plymouth University Women's network advisory group
- Shortlisted for the WISE Advisor Award 2012 and 2014
- Winner of the Plymouth University 2012 SSTAR Award 'Most dedicated project supervisor'