Dr. Maria Evagorou is an Assistant Professor in Science Education at the University of Nicosia, Cyprus. Her research focuses on exploring and enhancing students’ argumentation and system thinking skills within science education with the use of technology. More specifically, the emphasis of her work is on students’ talk when they engage in the discussion of socio-scientific issues and how the use of online technologies can enhance students’ argumentation skills and inquiry based learnint. Her work combines both qualitative and quantitative research methods. Maria has published in referred journals and books, has co-edited a book titled Trends in Science Education (in Greek) and has received EU funding to work on projects on argumentation in science. Maria is currently a strand coordinator for the European Science Education Research Association conference, and a member of the editorial board of JRST.