Kathleen Tattersall New Assessment Researcher Award 2023

Jun 21, 2023


Dr Vasiliki Pitsia is a Research Associate at the Educational Research Centre (ERC), Ireland. She holds a BEd from the University of Ioannina, Greece, an MSc in Quantitative Methods and Statistical Analysis in Education from Queen’s University Belfast, UK, and a PhD in Educational Assessment from Dublin City University, Ireland. In the ERC, Vasiliki is a member of the national TIMSS (Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study) team and an Associate Editor for the ERC’s Irish Journal of Education. She has also worked as a researcher, data analyst, and psychometrician on various projects in Ireland and Greece and as a consultant at the World Bank Group, and has given lectures on research methodology, measurement, assessment, and statistics to postgraduate students and staff in academic institutions across Europe. Vasiliki’s research has attracted grants, including the Irish Research Council Government of Ireland Postgraduate Scholarship, while it has also been published in books and peer-reviewed academic journals and presented at national and international conferences. Her research interests include research methodology, statistical analysis, psychometrics, measurement, and assessment.