Vasileiou Konstantina

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Faculty Members

Assistant Professor


Office Address

Ancient Olive Grove Campus, Building Δ΄, office 307

Office Hours

Monday 16.00-17.00 & Wednesday 14.00-17.00

Academic area

  • Research Methods in Social Sciences 

Teaching modules

  • Quantitative Methods in Social Research 
  • Qualitative Methods in Social Research 


Brief CV 

Konstantina Vasileiou is an Assistant Professor of Information Systems and Research Methods in Psychology in the Department of Social Work at the University of West Attica, Athens, Greece. Before her election, she was an Academic Fellow in the same department (2019-2022) and a Research Associate in the Department of Psychology at the University of Bath (2014-2022). She holds a PhD in Psychology and Information Systems, from Brunel University London, an MSc in Research Methods in Psychology from the University of Surrey, UK and an MSc in Organisational and Economic Psychology from Panteion University, Athens, Greece. She completed her undergraduate studies in Psychology in Panteion University, Athens, Greece. She has extensive research experience in health-related research using both qualitative and quantitative methodologies and has been working primarily within interdisciplinary research teams. She has published in peer-reviewed journals, book chapters and conference papers. She has gained small-scale funding to conduct public engagement activities and a methodological workshop. During her employment in the UK, she was member of the Scientific and Organizing Committee of the 2nd (2016) and 3rd (2017) South West Annual Qualitative Research Symposium hold in the University of Bath, and organized a stakeholder dissemination workshop as part of her post-doctoral research work.  


  • 2015 – PhD in Psychology and Information Systems, Brunel University London, UK    
  • 2010 – MSc in Research Methods in Psychology, University of Surrey, UK
  • 2009 – MSc in Organisational & Economic Psychology, Panteion University, Athens, Greece  
  • 2005 – BSc in Psychology, Panteion University, Athens, Greece 


  • Methodological problems in Psychology and Social Sciences 
  • Socio-psychological aspects in Human-Computer Interaction
  • Socio-psychological aspects in health and illness 





Publications in peer reviewed journals (last 5 years)

Prosser, A.M.B., Hamshaw, R.J.T., Meyer, J., Bagnall, R., Blackwood, L., Huysamen, M., Jordan, A., Vasileiou, K., & Walter, Z. (2022). When open data closes the door: A critical examination of the past, present and the potential future for open data guidelines in journals. British Journal of Social Psychology. DOI: 10.1111/bjso.12576 

Vasileiou, K., Barnett, J., & Stanton Fraser, D. (2022). Integrating local and scientific knowledge in disaster risk reduction: A systematic review of motivations, processes, and outcomes. International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 81, 103255. 

Harrison, D., Rowland, S., Wood, G., Bakewell, L., Petridis, I., Long, K., Vasileiou, K., Barnett, J., Barreto, M., Wilson, M., Lawson, S., & Vines, J. (2022). Designing Technology-Mediated Peer Support for Postgraduate Research Students at Risk of Loneliness and Isolation. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction. 

Jordan, A., Carter, B., & Vasileiou, K. (2021). “Pain talk”: A triadic collaboration in which nurses promote opportunities for engaging children and their parents about managing children’s pain. Paediatric and Neonatal Pain, 3, 123-133. DOI: 10.1002/pne2.12061. 

Jordan, A., Vasileiou, K., Brown, C., & Caes, L. (2021). Supporting primary school children with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: A qualitative investigation of teaching staff experiences. Children, 8, 555. 

Vasileiou, K., Smith, P., & Kagee, A. (2020). “The way I am treated is as if I am under my mother’s care”: qualitative study of patients’ experiences of receiving hospice care services in South Africa. BMC Palliative Care, 19, 95. 

Smith, P., Vasileiou, K., Jordan, A., (2020). Healthcare professionals’ perceptions and experiences of using a cold cot following the loss of a baby: a qualitative study in maternity and neonatal units in the UK. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 20, 175. 

Kagee, A., Vasileiou, K., & Smith, P. (2020). Experiences of work-related stress and coping among palliative care staff in South Africa: a qualitative study. South African Journal of Psychology, 50(3), 425–437.  

Barnett, J., Vasileiou, K., Lucas, J. S. (2020). Conversations about food allergy risk with restaurant staff when eating out: A customer perspective. Food Control, 108, 106858. 

Lee, K., Vasileiou K., & Barnett, J. (2019). “lonely within the mother”: An interpretative phenomenological analysis of first-time mothers’ experiences of loneliness. Journal of Health   Psychology, 24, 1334–1344. DOI: 10.1177/135910531772345  

Vasileiou, K., Barnett, J., Barreto, M., Vines, J., Atkinson, M., Long, … & Wilson, M. (2019). Coping with loneliness: a qualitative interview study with young adults at University. Mental Health & Prevention, 13, 21-30. 

Vasileiou, K., Barnett, J., Thorpe, S., Young, T. (2018). Characterising and justifying sample size sufficiency in interview-based studies: systematic analysis of qualitative health research over a 15-year period. BMC Medical Research Methodology, 18, 148. 


Publications in peer reviewed conference proceedings

  • Bakewell, L., Vasileiou, K., Long, K., Atkinson, M., Rice, H., Barreto, … & Vines, J. (2018). Everything We Do, Everything We Press: Data-Driven Remote Performance Management in a Mobile Workplace. In Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (paper 371). ACM. Received Honorable Mention
  • Long, K., Bakewell, L. L., McNaney, R. C., Vasileiou, K., Atkinson, M., Barreto, M., … & Vines, J.  (2017). Connecting Those That Care: Designing for Transitioning, Talking, Belonging and Escaping. In Proceedings of the 2017 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems (pp. 1339-1351). ACM.


Book chapters

  • Barnett, J., & Vasileiou, K. (2020). Chapter 4: Capturing and recording data, In G. Breakwell, D. Wright, & J. Barnett (Eds). Research Methods in Psychology, 5th edition (pp. xx-xx). Sage. 
  • Barnett, J., & Vasileiou, K. (2014). Making sense of risk: the role of social representations and identity, In G. Breakwell & R. Jaspal (Eds). Identity Process Theory: Identity, Social Action and Social Change (pp. 357-377). Cambridge University Press.
  • Ιατρίδης, Τ., & Βασιλείου, Κ. (2010). Νομιμοποίηση του συστήματος και ψυχολογική ανάγκη: Μια σχέση αμφίβολης νομιμότητας. Στο Σ. Παπαστάμου, Γ. Προδρομίτης, & Β. Παυλόπουλος (επιμελ.), Κοινωνική σκέψη, νόηση και συμπεριφορά (σ. 523-552). Αθήνα: Πεδίο.
  • Member of the Scientific and Organizing Committee of the 2nd (2016) and 3rd (2017) South West Annual Qualitative Research Symposium, University of Bath, UK
  • Reviewer in international scientific journals 
  • Organisation of stakeholder workshop disseminating scientific results of research programme, 16 October 2017, Bath, UK