Research Committee (Democritus University of Thrace)
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Academic Responsible: Nikos Barkas, Associate Professor, Department of Architecture Engineering, D.U.Th

Role in the project: Member of the scientific team for the development of an educational scenario for the International Noise Awareness Day.

Website: http://noiseawareness.gr


 The program “NOISEAWARE” (Research Committee, Democritus University of Thrace, KE 81346) is a research activity within the framework of the European awareness campaign ‘International Noise Awareness Day’ for the avoidance, prevention and limitation of the harmful effects of noise exposure in the environment.

The aims of the program are:

  •  the development of original educational material
  • piloting in state schools
  •  briefing of large groups of teachers on the effects of noise to health

The program was developed as a collaboration of researchers from various Greek educational institutions and scientific fields.

Relevant publication

Christidou V., Dimitriou, A Nikos Barkas, N., Papadopoulou, M., & Grammenos, S. (2015). “Young noise researchers”: An intervention to promote noise awareness in preschool children.  International Journal of Baltic Science Education, 14(5) 569–585