Harry Mavrolefteros

Harry Mavrolefteros was born on 13th November 1987 in Sydney; his father Kyriacos having been born in Cyprus and migrated to Australia after the Turkish occupation of 1974 and his mother Katerina (nee Kapodistrias) born to Mytilinean migrants. Harry is the oldest of four children and attended both Saint Spyridon College and Cranbrook High School. … Read more

Prof Andy Koronios

Prof Andy Koronios PhD is the CEO Designate of the SmartSat CRC, a consortium of industry and research organisations developing game changing smart satellite technologies to catapult Australia into the global space economy. Prior to this, he we was the Dean: Industry and Enterprise at UniSA and also spent 15 years as the Head of … Read more


Dr Ilektra Spandagou is a Senior Lecturer at the Sydney School of Education and Social Work, the University of Sydney. Her research interests include inclusive education policy and practice, disability, classroom diversity, and curriculum differentiation. Ilektra has been involved in teacher education in inclusive education in Australia, Austria, Cyprus and Greece. Her publications include the … Read more

Professor George PAXINOS

George Paxinos AO FASSA FAA (Greek: Γιώργος Παξινός, born 6 December 1944) is a Greek Australian neuroscientist, born in Ithaca, Greece. He completed his BA in psychology at the University of California at Berkeley and his PhD at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. After a postdoctoral year at Yale University, he moved to the School of Psychology of the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. He is currently … Read more


Although he was one of the contributors in ‘A Child’s Grief, A Nation’s Lament’ (P. Diamandis et al) in 1995, it was not until many years later when Vasilis Vasilas calling came- the documentation of photographs and oral stories from migrants to Australia. In the late 2000s, he established the online archive, www.syndesmos.net, which documented … Read more


ELIZABETH KEFALLINOS – SENIOR LECTURER AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MACQUARIE Originally, from Zakynthos, Elizabeth Kefallinos immigrated to Sydney, Australia, in the 1970s; she was married and she has three children; she worked in the Greek Community Press (“To Vima”) for about a decade (1978-1988) at the time when the Community’s Press experienced its evolutionary development … Read more

Dr Maria TSOLI

Senior Research Officer, Brain Tumour Group, Children’s Cancer Institute Zero Childhood Cancer Preclinical Brain Tumour Team Coordinator, Children’s Cancer Institute Conjoint Lecturer, School of Women’s & Children’s Health, Faculty of Medicine, University of New South Wales Dr Maria Tsoli graduated with First Class Honours in Microbiology and Immunology from the University of New South Wales … Read more

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