Dr Chris Papadopoulos

Principal Lecturer in Public Health

Chris Papadopoulos

I am a principal lecturer in public health and director of health research across the School of Healthcare Practice. I teach on a range of health post-graduate health courses in particular the MSc Public Health taught course. I am also the coordinator/lead for the distance learning version of this course.

I am research active in a range of health-related areas within the social sciences particularly stigma, autism, mental health, health technology and social robotics, informal carers/parents, older adults, and culture. I have extensive experience in a range of research methodologies including observational studies, systematic reviews and the development and evaluation of complex public health interventions. My research was included in the University's select REF 2014 submission (3* and 4* ratings).

I am also the Chair of the School of Healthcare Practice's Ethics Committee, associate editor of the Journal of Pedagogic Development, co-lead of the Institute for Health Research's Statistics and Epidemiology Group, and Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

I have secured over £2.88 million external research grant income from a range of funders including EU Horizon 2020, Erasmus+, Autistica, NHS Blood and Transplant, ESRC-NSPCC and the Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust.

Qualifications

  • PhD ("Stigma towards people with mental health problems: An individualism-collectivism cross-cultural comparison") (Middlesex University, 2004 - 2008)
  • PG Cert Advanced Social Science Research Methods (Middlesex University, 2004 - 2005)
  • BSc (Hons): Psychology (University College London, 1997 - 2000)

Teaching Roles

  • MSc Public Health distance learning - course leader
  • ‘Public Health Research Methods’ (MSc Public Health) - unit leader (also delivered remotely at STI Myanmar University & Nations Incorporated Guyana University)
  • ‘Public Health Protection’ (MSc Public Health) – unit leader (also delivered remotely at STI Myanmar University & Nations Incorporated Guyana University)
  • ‘Health Research Methods’ (MSc Advanced Clinical Practice) - unit leader
  • ‘Health Research Methods’ (MSc Advanced Clinical Practice / Apprenticeship [Nursing]) – unit leader
  • ‘Microbiology & Public Health Research Methods’ (MSc Microbiology & Public Health) – unit leader
  • 'Dissertation' (MSc Public Health) - unit leader (2012-2016)
  • Research Graduate PhD School contributor
  • MSc Nursing with registration – unit contributor (Research Methods for Nursing unit)
  • Medical and Dental Education - unit contributor

Student supervision

  • Five PhD completions:
    • Dr Vasiliki Tzourvara – ‘Self-stigma, loneliness and culture among older adults with mental illness residing in nursing homes’ (2012 – 2015)
    • Dr Hamdi Lemamsha – ‘Exploring the risk and protective factors associated with obesity amongst Libyan adults’ (2013 – 2016)
    • Dr Sarah Helps – ‘Exploring first conversations with children and families: Responsive, pivoting improvisation within systemically-informed practice’ (2014 – 2019)
    • Dr Catrin Jones – ‘A general practice intervention targeting registration on the NHS Organ Donor Register’ (2016 – 2020)
    • Dr Annemarie Lodder – ‘The feasibility and acceptability of a stigma protection intervention designed to improve the mental health of parents and carers of autistic children’ (2016 – 2020)
  • Two PhD students have passed their viva and are addressing corrections. One student has submitted and awaiting her viva
  • Currently supervising two other PhD students
  • Professional Doctorate in Systemic Practice supervisor (one student)
  • MSc Public Health dissertation supervisor
  • Medical Education dissertation supervisor
  • Experienced research degree examiner at both MSc by Research level and Doctorate level (both PhD and Prof-Docs)

Research Interests

  • Public health, particularly the epidemiological determinants and enhancement of psycho-social well-being and quality of life among vulnerable populations
  • Stigma (including public, courtesy and self-stigma)
  • Innovative and novel health technologies particularly social robotics, culturally aware artificial intelligence and remote assistance
  • Autism, particularly autism stigma
  • Epidemic management
  • Culture and ethnicity
  • Health service systems and service delivery
  • Informal carers and parental mental health and well-being
  • Psycho-social interventions
  • Social and emotional loneliness
  • Older adult psychological health and well-being
  • Disability
  • Conflict and containment within inpatient psychiatric wards
  • Alcohol and other substance use problems
  • Organ donation
  • Ethics and philosophy
  • Intersectionality, multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary working
  • User involvement and co-production

Service to the academic and professional communities

Academic leadership roles

  • Director of Health Research in the School of Healthcare Practice
  • Chair of the School of Healthcare Practice's Research Ethics Committee
  • Lead of Faculty of Health and Sciences Staff Research Mentorship scheme
  • University of Bedfordshire Institute for Health Research Ethics Committee - senior member
  • Lead of the University of Bedfordshire’s Institute of Health Research’s Statistics and Epidemiology Group

National and international professional contributions and body membership

Professional awards and other honours

Community and charitable activities

Peer-review journal articles and outputs

  • Papadopoulos, C. (2020). Chess vs football: the vital distinction in lockdown strategy. The Spectator. Accessible at: www.spectator.co.uk
  • Papadopoulos, C. (2020). The case for second lockdown. The Spectator. Accessible at: www.spectator.co.uk
  • Papadopoulos, C., Castro, N., Nigath, A., Davidson, R. Sgorbissa, A. et al (Forthcoming). The CARESSES randomised controlled trial: exploring the health-related impact of culturally competent artificial intelligence embedded into socially assistive robots and tested in older adult care homes. International Journal of Social Robotics. Under review
  • Papadopoulos, C., Davidson, R., Nigath, A. & Voki, D. (Forthcoming). Exploring socially assistive robot technology in the UK: A scoping review. International Journal of Social Robotics.
  • Awosanya, A., Papadopoulos, C., Pappas, Y., & Voki, D. (Forthcoming). A systematic scoping review of autism stigma prevalence, type and impact within African settings. Journal of Autism and Development Disorders.
  • Lodder, A., Papadopoulos, C. & Randhawa, G. (2020). Using a blended format (videoconference and face to face) to deliver a group psychosocial intervention to parents of autistic children. Internet Interventions; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.invent.2020.100336
  • Battistuzzi, L., Papadopoulos, C., Hill, T., Castro, N., Bruno, B. & Sgorbissa, A. (2020). Socially assistive robots, older adults and research ethics: The case for case-based ethics training. International Journal of Social Robotics; https://doi.org/10.1007/s12369-020-00652-x
  • Lodder, A., Papadopoulos, C. & Randhawa, G. (2020). SOLACE: A psychosocial stigma protection intervention to improve the mental health of parents of autistic children—A feasibility randomised controlled trial. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders; https://doi.org/1007/s10803-020-04498-0
  • Papadopoulos, C. et al (2020). The CARESSES study protocol: Testing and evaluating culturally competent socially assistive robots among older adults residing in long term care homes through a controlled experimental trial. Archives of Public Health; https://doi.org/1186/s13690-020-00409-y
  • Pedder-Jones, C., Lodder, A. & Papadopoulos, C. (2020). Improving access to organ donor registration in general practice: A feasibility study. British Journal of General Practice; 4th May; doi: https://doi.org/10.3399/bjgp20X709601
  • Recchiuto, C., Papadopoulos, C., Sgorbissa, A., et al (2020). Cloud services for culture aware conversation: Socially assistive robots and virtual assistants. 17th International Conference on Ubiquitous Robots. https://doi.org/10.1109/UR49135.2020.9144750
  • Lodder, A., Papadopoulos, C. & Randhawa, G. (2019). Stigma of living as an autism carer: a brief psycho-social support intervention (SOLACE). Study protocol for a randomised controlled feasibility study. BMC Pilot and Feasibility Studies; 5: 34. https://doi.org/1186/s40814-019-0406-9
  • Lemamsha, H., Randhawa, G. & Papadopoulos, C. (2019). Prevalence of overweight and obesity among Libyan men and women; BioMed Research International; July 15; https://doi.org/10.1155/2019/8531360
  • Pedder-Jones, C., Papadopoulos, C. & Randhawa, G. (2019). Who's opting-in? A demographic analysis of the U.K. NHS Organ Donor Register. PLOS ONE. Jan 2;14(1):e0209161. https://doi.org/1371/journal.pone.0209161
  • Recchiuto, C.T., Papadopoulos, C., Hill, T., Castro, N., Bruno, B., Papadopoulos, I. & Sgorbissa, A. (2019). Designing an experimental and a reference robot to test and evaluate the Impact of cultural competence in socially assistive robotics. 28th IEEE International Conference on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (ROMAN); https://doi.org/1109/RO-MAN46459.2019.8956440
  • Papadopoulos, C., Lodder, A., Constantinou, G., & Randhawa, G. (2019). Systematic review of the relationship between autism stigma and informal caregiver mental health. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities; 49 (4), 1665-1685. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10803-018-3835-z
  • Pedder-Jones, C., Lodder, A. & Papadopoulos, C. (2019). Do predictors of mental health differ between home and international students studying in the UK? Journal of Applied Research in Higher Education; https://doi.org/1108/JARHE-03-2018-0040
  • Lodder, A., Papadopoulos, C. & Randhawa, G. (2019). The development of a stigma support Intervention to improve the mental health of family carers of autistic children. Suggestions from the autism community. European Journal of Mental Health; 14, 58-77; https://doi.org/10.5708/EJMH.14.2019.1.4
  • Sgorbissa, A., Papadopoulos, C. et al (2019). CARESSES: The flower that taught robots about culture. ACM/IEEE Human-Robot Interaction. 2019 14th ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction (HRI). https://doi.org/10.1109/HRI.2019.8673086
  • Namalam, F. & Papadopoulos, C. (2019). Critical analysis of risk factors associated with depression among patients with chronic kidney disease: A systematic review. Journal of Scientific & Technical Research; 11684 – 11699. https://doi.org/10.26717/BJSTR.2019.15.002775
  • Lemamsha, H., Randhawa, G., & Papadopoulos, C. (2018). Understanding the risk and protective factors associated with obesity amongst Libyan adults - a qualitative study. BMC Public Health; 13;18(1):493; https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-018-5411-z
  • Pedder-Jones, C., Papadopoulos, C., & Randhawa, G. (2018). Research protocol: general practice organ donation intervention—a feasibility study (GPOD). BMC Pilot and Feasibility Studies; 4, 171; https://doi.org/10.1186/s40814-018-0362-9
  • Battistuzzi, L., Papadopoulos, C., Papadopoulos, I. Koulouglioti, C. & Sgorbissa, A. (2018). Embedding ethics in the design of culturally competent socially assistive robots. IEEE/RSJ Intelligent Robots and Systems. https://doi.org/10.1109/IROS.2018.8594361
  • Lemamsha, H., Papadopoulos, C., & Randhawa, G. (2018). Perceived environmental factors associated with obesity in Libyan men and women. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health; 9, 15(2). pii: E301; https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15020301
  • Papadopoulos, C., Lodder, A., & Randhawa, G. (2017). Stigma of living as an autism carer: a brief psycho-social support intervention (SOLACE). ISRCTN. http://dx.doi.org/ 10.1186/ISRCTN61093625
  • Tzouvara, V., Papadopoulos. C. & Randhawa, G. (2017). Self-stigma experiences among older adults with mental health problems residing in long term care facilities: a qualitative study. Issues in Mental Health Nursing; 39(5):403-410; https://doi.org/10.1080/01612840.2017.1383540
  • Pedder-Jones, C., Papadopoulos, C., & Randhawa, G (2017). Primary care interventions to encourage organ donation registration: a systematic review. Transplantation Reviews; doi: 10.1016/j.trre.2017.08.006
  • Orpin, J., Puthussery, S. & Papadopoulos, C. (2017). The prevalence of domestic violence among pregnant women in Nigeria: a systematic review. Trauma, Violence & Abuse; Jan 1:1524838017731570. https://doi.org/1177/1524838017731570
  • Bambidele, O., Ali, N., Papadopoulos, C. & Randhawa, G. (2017). Exploring factors contributing to low uptake of the NHS Breast Cancer Screening Programme among Black African women in the UK. Diversity and Equality in Health and Care; 14 (4), 212-219; https://doi.org/10.21767/2049-5471.1000113
  • Bruno, B., Papadopoulos, C., Sgorbissa, A. et al (2017). The CARESSES EU-Japan project: making assistive robots culturally competent. Ambient Assisted Living, Italian Forum; arXiv:1708.06276; https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-04672-9_10
  • Papadopoulos, C. (2016). Autism stigma and the role of ethnicity and culture. Network Autism. Accessible at: https://network.autism.org.uk/knowledge/insight-opinion/autism-stigma-and-role-ethnicity-and-culture
  • Tzouvara, V., Papadopoulos, C. & Randhawa, G. (2016). Challenges and barriers to nursing homes recruitment: Lessons learned from a quantitative cross-sectional pilot study. Nurse Researcher; 23, 4, 35-39; https://doi.org/10.7748/nr.23.4.35.s8
  • Papadopoulos, C. (2016). Self-stigma among carers of autistic people. Network Autism. Accessible at: http://network.autism.org.uk/good-practice/evidence-base/self-stigma-among-carers-autistic-people
  • Rimal, R. & Papadopoulos, C. (2016). The mental health of sexually trafficked survivors in Nepal. International Journal of Social Psychiatry; 62 (5), 487-495. https://doi.org/10.1177/0020764016651457
  • Tzouvara, V., Papadopoulos. C. & Randhawa, G. (2016). Systematic review of the prevalence of mental illness stigma within the Greek culture. International Journal of Social Psychiatry; 62 (3), 292-305; https://doi.org/10.1177/0020764016629699
  • Garcia, R., Ali, N., Papadopoulos, C. & Randhawa, G. (2015). Specific antenatal interventions for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) pregnant women at high risk of poor birth outcomes in the United Kingdom: A scoping review. BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth; 15, 226; https://doi.org/10.1186/s12884-015-0657-2
  • Getanda, E., Papadopoulos, C. & Evans, H. (2015). The quality of life of internally displaced persons living in Nakuru, Kenya. BMC Public Health; 15, 755; https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-015-2085-7
  • Tzouvara, V., Papadopoulos, C. & Randhawa, G. (2015). A narrative review of the theoretical foundations of loneliness. British Journal of Community Nursing; 20(7): 329-334; https://doi.org/10.12968/bjcn.2015.20.7.329
  • Wadd, S. and Papadopoulos, C. (2014). Drinking behaviour and alcohol-related harm amongst older adults: Analysis of existing UK datasets. BMC Research Notes; 7, 741; https://doi.org/10.1186/1756-0500-7-741
  • Tzouvara, V., and Papadopoulos. C. (2014). Public stigma towards mental illness in the Greek culture. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing; 21(10): 931-938; https://doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12146
  • Amaugo, L., Papadopoulos, C., Ochieng, B., & Ali, N. (2014). The effectiveness of HIV/AIDS school-based sexual health education programmes in Nigeria: A systematic review. Health Education Research; 29 (4): 633-648; https://doi.org/1093/her/cyu002
  • Bowers, L., Alexander , J., Bilgin, H., Marie , B., Dack, C., James, K., Jarrett, M., Jeffery, D., Nijman, H., Owiti, J. A., Papadopoulos, C., Ross, J., Wright, S., & Stewart, D. (2014). Safewards: the empirical basis of the model and a critical appraisal. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing; 21(4): 354-364; https://doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12085
  • Papadopoulos, C., Foster, J., & Caldwell, K. (2013). ‘Individualism-Collectivism’ as an explanatory device for mental illness stigma. Community Mental Health Journal, 49(3): 270-280. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10597-012-9534-x
  • Bowers, L., Stewart, D., Papadopoulos, C., & Iennaco, J (2013). Exploration of the low correlation between conflict and containment levels on acute psychiatric wards: The City-128 study. Psychiatric Services, 64(5):423-430; https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.ps.201200328
  • Papadopoulos, C. and Ali, N. (2013) Stress levels and their risk/protective factors among MSc Public Health students. Journal of Pedagogic Development, 3(2): 5-10
  • Dack, C., Ross, J., Papadopoulos, C., Stewart, D., and Bowers, L. (2013). Letter to the editor: Reply. Assessing risk of suicide and aggression in hospitals: Same but different. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavia; 128(1): 101; https://doi.org/1111/acps.12128
  • Dack, C., Ross, J., Papadopoulos, C., Stewart, D., and Bowers, L. (2013). A review and meta-analysis of the patient factors associated with psychiatric inpatient aggression. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavia. 127(4): 255-268; https://doi.org/1111/acps.12053
  • Bezzina, N., Trevisan A. A., Randhawa, G., & Papadopoulos, C. (2012). Sleep disorders and the sleeping environment: A neurological approach. Positive Health Online, 194 (May Issue)
  • Papadopoulos, C. and Sapsed, S. (2012) Segregation or integration? How should distance learning and taught modes be treated? Journal of Pedagogic Development, 2(2): 6-11
  • Papadopoulos, C., Ross, J., Stewart, D., Dack, C., James, K., & Bowers, L. (2012). A systematic review of the antecedents of conflict and containment within psychiatric settings. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavia, 125(6):425-439. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1600-0447.2012.01827.x
  • Papadopoulos, C., Bowers, L., Quirk, A., & Khanom, H. (2012). Events preceding changes in conflict and containment rates on acute psychiatric wards. Psychiatric Services, 63(1):40-47. https://doi.org/1176/appi.ps.201000480
  • Foster, J., Papadopoulos, C., Dadzie, L., & Jayasinghe, N. (2007). A review of the literature concerning illicit drugs, prescription drugs of abuse and their link to mental health in Greek communities. Journal of Substance Use, 12(5):311-322; https://doi.org/10.1080/14659890701408741
  • Foster, J., Papadopoulos, C., Dadzie, L., & Jayasinghe, N. (2007). A review of tobacco and alcohol use literature in the native and migrant Greek community. Journal of Substance Use, 12(5):323-335. https://doi.org/10.1080/14659890701408766
  • Leavey, G., Papageorgiou, A., & Papadopoulos, C (2006). Patient and staff perspectives on single-sex accommodation. Journal of Health Management, 8(1):79-90. https://doi.org/10.1177/097206340500800106
  • Leavey, G., Hollins, K., King, M., Barnes, J., Papadopoulos, C. and Grayson, K. (2004). Psychological disorder amongst refugee and migrant schoolchildren in London. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, 39(3):191-195. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00127-004-0724-x
  • Leavey, G., Gulamhussein, S., Papadopoulos, C. et al (2004). A randomised controlled trial of a brief intervention for families of patients with a first episode of psychosis. Psychological Medicine, Apr;34(3):423-431. https://doi.org/1017/S0033291703001594
  • Papadopoulos, C., Leavey, G. & Vincent, C. (2002). Factors influencing stigma: A comparison of Greek-Cypriot and English attitudes towards mental illness in north London. Social Psychiatry and Psychiatric Epidemiology, Sep;37(9):430-434. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00127-002-0560-9

Book chapters

  • Papadopoulos, C. & Battistuzzi, L. (Forthcoming). The Ethics of AI and Socially Assistive Robots in Health and Social Care. In: Papadopoulos, I. Transcultural Robotic Nursing. Elsevier, Oxford
  • Papadopoulos, C. & Kanoria, S. (Forthcoming). The Trial and Results. In: Papadopoulos, I. Transcultural Robotic Nursing. Elsevier, Oxford
  • Papadopoulos, C. (2020). Relationship Between Autism Stigma and Informal Caregiver Mental Health. In Volkmar F., Encyclopedia of Autism Spectrum Disorders. Springer International Publishing. ISBN: 978-3-319-91279-0
  • Papadopoulos, C., Ross, J., Stewart, D., Dack, C., James, K., & Bowers, L. (2012). A systematic review of the antecedents of conflict and containment within psychiatric settings. In Needham, I., McKenna, K., Kingma, M., and Oud, N. Third International Conference on Violence in Health Sector. Linking local initiatives with global learning. 3, p.87-89. Kavanah, The Netherlands. ISBN: 9789057401008
  • Papadopoulos, I. and Papadopoulos, C. (2006). Illegal drugs: knowledge, attitudes and drug habits of the Greek and Greek Cypriot youth living in London. In Papadopoulos, I. Transcultural Health and Social Care: Developing Culturally Competent Practitioners. Ch. 10, p.163-175. Elsevier, Oxford. ISBN: 978-0443101311

Selected report publications

  • Pavlopoulou, G., Wood, R., & Papadopoulos, C. (2020). Impact of Covid-19 on the experiences of parents and family carers of autistic children and young people in the UK. UCL Institute of Education London, UK; https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/10101297/
  • Bowers, L. Stewart, D., Papadopoulos, C., Dack, C., Ross, J., Khanom, H. and Jeffrey, D. (2011). Inpatient violence and aggression: a literature review. Report from the Conflict and Containment Reduction Research Programme. Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London
  • Stewart ,D., Papadopoulos, C., Dack, C., and Bowers, L. (2011). Time-series analyses of the relationship between conflict and containment on acute psychiatric wards. Report from the Conflict and Containment Reduction Research Programme. Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London
  • Foster, J. and Papadopoulos, C. (2006). Substance misuse, driving behaviour and mental health in the native and migrant Greek community. Middlesex University Research Centre for School of Health and Social Sciences. ISBN: 1859242626
  • Papadopoulos, C. (2002). The Evaluation of Reminiscing Groups with Older Adults with Mental Health Problems. A report for the Older Adults Team, Psychology Department, St Ann’s Hospital, London
  • Papadopoulos, C. (2001). The Training Needs Analysis for Hospital Workers. An internal report for the in-service training department, St Ann’s Hospital
  • Papadopoulos, C. (2001). An Investigation into the Long-Term effects of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Training of Psychiatric Ward Staff. A Pilot Study. A report for the Mental Health Unit, Chase Farm Hospital, Enfield, London

Selected conference keynotes, presentations and guest lectures

  • Papadopoulos, C. (2021). The CARESSES RCT: exploring the health-related impact of culturally competent artificial intelligence embedded into socially assistive robots and tested in older adult care homes. The Kings Fund ‘Future of Care’ conference. (Invited for 2nd March 2021; London, UK)
  • Papadopoulos, C. (2021). Autism stigma – impact and solutions. CRAE Conference Series: Autistic Wellbeing Seminar Programme (Invited for 4th February 2021; London, UK)
  • Papadopoulos, C. (2020). Smart healthcare systems: can artificial intelligence and robotics improve the quality of life? EuroScience Open Forum (ESOF) (29th August, 2020, Trieste, Italy)
  • Papadopoulos, C. (2020; postponed until 2021). Developing, testing and evaluating culturally competent socially assistive robots for use among older adults residing in long-stay care settings. The Residential & Home Care Show (24th - 25th June 2020; ExCel London)
  • Papadopoulos, C. & Davidson, R. (2020). Developing, testing and evaluating culturally competent socially assistive robots for use among older adults residing in long-stay care settings. Dementia, Care & Nursing Home Expo (17-18th March 2020; Birmingham, UK)
  • Papadopoulos, C. (2019). How can robotics and AI help us provide dignified, person centered care? Digital Care Conference (12th December 2019; Birmingham, UK)
  • Papadopoulos, C. (2019). Testing and evaluation phases of the 'CARESSES' study. Barnet Council - Activities Matter Conference (3rd September 2019; Hendon, UK).
  • Penn-Jones, C., Papadopoulos, C., Randhawa, G., & Asghar, Z. (2019). A General Practice Intervention Targeting Registration on the NHS Organ Donor Register. PsyPAG Conference (29th July 2019; Sheffield, UK)
  • Papadopoulos, C., Pedder-Jones, C., Randhawa, G. & Asghar, Z. (2019). The role of primary care in increasing organ donation. 5th ELPAT Congress: Developing Dialogue - Pioneering Practice (25th April 2019; Krakow, Poland)
  • Papadopoulos, C. (2019). How can robotics and AI help us provide dignified, person centered care? The Kings Fund ‘Future of Care’ conference. (19th March 2019; London, UK)
  • Papadopoulos, C. (2018). How can robotics and AI help us provide dignified, person centered care? Skills for Care workshop on ‘Using artificial intelligence and robotics in social care’ (20th November 2018; London, UK)
  • Papadopoulos, C. (2018). Autism stigma and its links with ethnicity and culture. National Autistic Society Professionals Conference 2018 (8th March 2018); doi: 10.13140/RG.2.2.22565.19682
  • Papadopoulos, C. (2017). 'CARESSES' (Culture-Aware Robots and Environmental Sensor Systems for Elderly Support) – an EU-Japanese funded study. East of England Positive Ageing Conference (17th July 2017; Cambridge, UK)
  • Bruno, B., Papadopoulos, C. et al (2017). Paving the Way for Culturally Competent Robots: a Position Paper. Special session paper; 26th IEEE International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN 2017) (28th August - 1st September 2017; Lisbon, Portugal). https://doi.org/10.1109/ROMAN.2017.8172357
  • Tzouvara, V., Papadopoulos, C. & Randhawa, G. (2016). ‘Loneliness and self-stigma among older adults with mental health problems in care homes.’ European Union Geriatric Medicine Society Conference (October 5th - 7th 2016; Lisbon, Portugal)
  • Papadopoulos, C. (2016). ‘Stigma towards individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder: A comparison of UK-based Nigerians and English attitudes.’ XI Autism-Europe International Congress (September 16th – 18th 2016; Edinburgh, Scotland)
  • Papadopoulos, C. (2016). Stigma’s impact upon the mental health of autism caregivers. Systemic Practice and Autism Conference (July 8th 2016; University of Bedfordshire)
  • Papadopoulos, C. (2016). Stigma’s impact upon the mental health of autism caregivers. Mental Health Awareness Week Guest Lecture (May 19th 2016; Middlesex University)
  • Papadopoulos, C. (2014). ‘Stigma towards mental illness within the Greek/Greek Cypriot culture’ Symposium in Mental Health and Counselling (May 19th 2014; University of Bedfordshire, UK)
  • Papadopoulos, C. (2014). ‘The antecedents of violence and aggression within psychiatric in-patient settings’ Symposium in Mental Health and Counselling (May 19th 2014; University of Bedfordshire, UK)
  • Papadopoulos, C. (2012). ‘The antecedents of violence and aggression within psychiatric in-patient settings’. Third International Conference on Violence in the Health Sector (October 24th - 26th, 2012; Vancouver, Canada)
  • Papadopoulos, C. (2010). ‘Factors preceding changes in conflict and containment rates on acute psychiatric wards’. East London NHS Trust’s Eighth Annual Mental Health Research Presentation day (November 10th, 2010; London, UK)
  • Papadopoulos, C. (2010). ‘Factors preceding changes in conflict and containment rates on acute psychiatric wards’. The 16th International National Psychiatric Nurses Research Conference (September 23rd, 2010; Oxford, UK)
  • Papadopoulos, C. & Bowers, L. (2010). ‘Factors preceding changes in conflict and containment rates on acute psychiatric wards’. National Institute for Health Research’s Annual London Showcase Conference (February 8th, 2010; London, UK)
  • Papadopoulos, C. (2010). ‘What factors precede changes in conflict and containment rates on acute psychiatric wards?’ The Mental Health Nurses Association Conference (June 17th, 2010; London, UK)
  • Papadopoulos, C. (2007). ‘Stigma Towards People with Mental Health Problems: An Individualism-Collectivism Cross-Cultural Comparison’ (poster presentation). The Annual Middlesex University Student and Staff Conference (May 22nd, 2007; London, UK)
  • Papadopoulos, C. (2005). ‘Stigma Towards People with Mental Health Problems: An Individualism-Collectivism Cross-Cultural Comparison.’ The 2nd Annual International Stigma Conference (August 15th, 2005; London, UK)
  • Foster, J., Papadopoulos, C. & Dadzie, L. (2005).’Substance Use and Driving Behaviour in the Native and Migrant Greek Community.’ The Annual Middlesex University Student and Staff Conference (July 9th, 2005; London, UK)
  • Papadopoulos, C. (2004). ‘Stigma Towards People with Mental Health Problems: An Individualism-Collectivism Cross-Cultural Comparison’. The Annual Middlesex University Student and Staff Conference (July 19th, 2004; London, UK)

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