Dr Maria Pavlidou

Regional Representative: West Midlands

Maria studied musical harmony at Orfeion Conservatory of Athens (1987) and physics at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece (1988). She acquired her PhD on the Acoustics of Musical Instruments from Cardiff University, School of Physics & Astronomy (1996). She has worked as a teacher of physics and music in many schools in Greece and in England for 25 years.

Maria established the Cleeve Hill Partnership in April 2013 and was involved in the Ogden Teach Physics Internship Scheme for three years. As an Ogden Science Officer, Maria organises the Outreach Programme of the School of Physics & Astronomy at the University of Birmingham. She is involved in the HiSPARC project, the Year 9 Physics Olympiad Competition, the Particle Physics Masterclass for high school students and the Particle Physics Workshop for primary school students. She is also working with the Trust as a Regional Representative. Maria is currently organising visits of the Antikythera Mechanism Exhibition to schools in England. She is also involved in lecturing, tutoring and student support at the EPS Foundation Year.