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Katarzyna Kopecka-Piech, Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin, is Doctor of Humanities and Doctor Habilitus of Social Science (Media and Communication Studies). She works as Assistant Professor at Maria Curie-Skłodowska University in Lublin, Poland. She specializes in research on new media technologies, mediatization of everyday life, media convergence and media innovations. Previously, she worked as Assistant Professor at the University of Wroclaw, Poland and Wroclaw University College of Physical Education in Wroclaw, Poland. She was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Oslo, Norway and at the Södertörn University, Sweden and a research assistant at the University of Oxford, United Kingdom. She is the author of 3 books, including ‘Mediatization of Physical Activity: Media Saturation and Technologies’, Rowman & Littlefield: Lexington Books, Lanham, MD 2019 and ‘Media Convergence Strategies. Polish Examples’, Astrum, Wroclaw 2011. She was an editor of 5 books and the author of more than 80 articles and book chapters. She has coordinated various basic research, educational and applied research projects on mediatization of everyday life. She has been an evaluator for several academic funding bodies in Poland and abroad as well as awarded for scientific achievements by key institutions in Poland, like the Polish Science Foundation and the Ministry of Science and Higher Education as well as abroad, including the Norwegian Research Council and the Swedish Institute.