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Dr Antonios Kaniadakis
Reader - Education


I am a Reader in Education (Digital Economy and Information Systems) at the Computer Science Department, Brunel University London and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA)

Prior to joining Brunel, I was Senior Lecturer at the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science, Queen Mary University of London. I have also worked at the London School of Economics & Political Science (Information Systems & Innovation), the University of Edinburgh (Business School) and the Open University (Economics). 

My background is in social sciences. I was trained as a Sociologist and I hold a PhD in Science, Technology and Innovation Studies from Edinburgh University.

I have an interest in socio-economic analyses of digital technology innovation. I specialise in qualitative and experimental research methodologies and I am an experienced ethnographer.

Keywords: Social informatics, digital innovation, information infrastructures, fintech, securitisation, enterprise systems (e.g. ERP), sharing economy, social media, organisational change, technology and society, higher education pedagogy, HCI


PhD - Science, Technology and Innovation Studies - The University of Edinburgh, UK

MRes - Science, Technology and Innovation Studies - The University of Edinburgh, UK

MA - Sociology of ICT - Queen's University at Kingston, Canada

BA - Sociology - University of Crete, Greece

PGCAP - Queen Mary University of London, UK

Newest selected publications

Kaniadakis, A. and Padumadasa, EU. (2022) 'Can e-Learning Enable the Transition to University for Computing and Electronic Engineering Students from Low Socio-Economic Status? A Socio-Cultural Approach'. Journal of Information Systems Education, 33 (1). pp. 87 - 97. ISSN: 1055-3096 Open Access Link

Journal article

Park, S., Healey, PGT. and Kaniadakis, A. (2021) 'Should Robots Blush?'.CHI '21: CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems. Yokohama, Japan. 6 - 13 May. ACM. pp. 1 - 14.Open Access Link

Conference paper

Farmaki, A. and Kaniadakis, A. (2020) 'Power dynamics in peer-to-peer accommodation: Insights from Airbnb hosts'. International Journal of Hospitality Management, 89. pp. 102571 - 102571. ISSN: 0278-4319 Open Access Link

Journal article

Farmaki, A., Stergiou, D. and Kaniadakis, A. (2019) 'Self-perceptions of Airbnb hosts’ responsibility: a moral identity perspective'. Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 30 (5). pp. 1 - 21. ISSN: 0966-9582 Open Access Link

Journal article

Kaniadakis, A. and Elbanna, A. (2019) 'Thinking transparency in European securitization: Repurposing the market's information infrastructures', inThinking Infrastructures. Emerald Group Publishing. , 62. pp. 183 - 205. ISBN 10: 1787695573. ISBN 13: 9781787695573. Open Access Link

Book chapter
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