Dr Georgios Papaioannou is Senior Lecturer for the MA in Museum and Gallery Practices. He has lectured, excavated, led tours and conducted museum / cultural heritage work in the UK, Greece, Cyprus, Australia, Spain, Egypt, Syria, Oman, Turkey, Yemen and Saudi Arabia. He has set-up exhibitions in Jordan (the Museum at the Lowest Place on Earth, Dead Sea), Oman, Sweden and at various museums in Greece. He has led and coordinated multi-partner cross border research and innovation projects, and he received project coordination international awards. Dr Papaioannou is General-Secretary of the Hellenic Society for Near Eastern Studies, Director of the Museology Lab in Corfu (Greece) and a member of ICOM.rnrnDr Papaioannou has studied archaeology, classics, cultural heritage and IT in Greece (Ioannina, BA), in Britain (MA at UCL, PhD at King's) and in Spain (Tenerife). His research interests lie in museology, archaeology of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Arab World, education (including e-learning), tourism (including city tourism), cultural studies and IT applications, including virtual reality, augmented reality and mobile applications. He is currently writing a book on museology as a discipline of information sciences.