Dr Marina Papadopoulou

Dr Marina Papadopoulou

Research Assistant, Biosciences
Post grad room - 127A
First Floor
Wallace Building
Singleton Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Marina Papadopoulou is a postdoctoral researcher at Swansea University working on animal collective behaviour. She is a computational biologist, interested in understanding the underlying processes of self-organized social systems. She specialises in the development of biologically-relevant agent-based models for the study of collective behaviour using a data-driven approach. She is part of the SHOALgroup of Dr. Andrew King, working on the 2G Swarm project.

Marina is also interested in science of science, with research on the evolution of ecology and evolutionary biology, as well as gender bias in research output, using natural language processing and machine learning. She is the creator of www.biaswatchevol.com.

Please visit her website for more information: marinapapadopoulou.com.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Collective behaviour
  • Agent-based modelling
  • Self-organization
  • Animal behaviour
  • Computational biology
  • Complex social systems

Languages Spoken

  • Greek

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

Marina has been involved in undergraduate and postgraduate courses on behavioural ecology, biological modelling, and self-organization of social systems, creating and supervising computer practicals, delivering lectures, and closely supervising students.