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CyI Events

The Cyprus Institute’s mission includes the promotion and dissemination of scientific knowledge through public lectures, colloquia, seminars and other events. These include the prestigious Hubert Curien and Enrico Fermi Lecture series, and feature prominent speakers from around the world.

Unless otherwise noted, all events are open to the public, are presented in English, and take place at The Cyprus Institute, Athalassa Campus - Guy Ourisson Building, Seminar Room (1st floor).


30 November 2017ColloquiumManaging Nature: The Importance of Estimating and Integrating Total Economic Value in the Allocation of ResourcesProf Phoebe Koundouri
Director of ReSEES Laboratory, School of Economics, Athens University of Economics and Business
12 January 2017 Colloquium The Genomics History of Aboriginal Australia Dr Anna-Sapfo Malaspinas
ERC Assistant Prof., Institute of Ecology and Evolution, University of Bern
19 January 2017 Seminar Soils of Cyprus, Deriving a New Map From Legacy Data With Machine Learning Corrado Camera
Energy, Environment and Water Research Center, The Cyprus Institute
9 February 2017 Seminar Material analysis in Art and Cultural Heritage: Complex Examination of Historical Paintings Svetlana Gasanova
Science and Technology in Archaeology Research Center, The Cyprus Institute
13 February 2017 Colloquium Trace Elements and the Late Bronze Age Glass Industry Prof. Thilo Rehren
Professor of Archaeological Materials and Technology, UCL Institute of Archaeology , London
16 February 2017 Colloquium Excavating Bronze Age Kirrha: Achievements and Perspectives of an Ongoing Project Dr Raphael Orgeolet
Member of the French School of Athens, Assistant Professor in Mediterranean Bronze Age Archaeology, Aix-Marseille Université
2 March 2017 Seminar Biogeochemical Cycles of Organic Pollutants Prof. Evripides Stephanou,
Vice President for Research, The Cyprus Institute
6 March 2017 Colloquium Worldwide Distributed Computing for the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) Dr. Ian Bird
Project Leader of Worldwide LHC Computing Grid (WLCG), Large Hadron Collider (LHC), CERN
9 March 2017 Seminar

Hydro-climatological Modeling for Cyprus Under the Framework of the H2020 BINGO Project

George Zittis
Energy, Environment and Water Research Center, The Cyprus Institute
16 March 2017 Colloquium Heterogeneous Catalysis for Clean Energy and Green Environment Prof. Angelos Efstathiou
Director, Heterogeneous Catalysis Lab, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Cyprus
21 March 2017 Public Lecture Science and Europe 60 Years After the Treaties of Rome
(Enrico Fermi Lecture Series)
Prof. Massimo Inguscio
President of the Italian National Research Council (CNR)
22 March 2017 Other Event BeWater Science Society Cafe on Climate Change Adaptation Elias Giannakis and Christos Zoumides
Energy, Environment and Water Research Center, The Cyprus Institute
23 March 2017 Colloquium Biomedical Informatics: a Critical Component Towards Precision Medicine Prof. Georgios Spyrou
Bioinformatics ERA Chair and Head of the Bioinformatics Group, The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics
28 March 2017 Other Event Presentation of the Digital Library: Cypriot Medieval Coins: History & Culture Dr Nikolas Bakirtzis
Associate Professor - The Cyprus Institute, and Eleni Zapiti, Archaeologist
30 March 2017 Seminar An introduction to Hadron Structure From Lattice QCD Christos Kallidonis
Computation-based Science and Technology Research Center, The Cyprus Institute
6 April 2017 Colloquium Cyprus in Context: Researching and Re-assessing the Cambridge Cypriot Collections Dr Anastasia Christophilopoulou
Cyprus Curator-Assistant Keeper, Dept. of Antiquities, The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge
20 April 2017 Seminar Aerosol Nanoparticles: From Air Quality and Climate Change to Novel Materials and Devices George Biskos
Energy, Environment and Water Research Center, The Cyprus Institute
24 April 2017 Seminar Tracing 3000 Years of Disease History: In Search of Evidence of Malaria in Bone and Dental Samples From Northern Africa, the Mediterranean, and Central Europe Using Innovative Technologies and an Interdisciplinary Approach Dr Michelle Gamble
Austrian Archaeological Instutute
Dr Michaela Binder
Austrian Archaeological Institute
26 April 2017 Seminar Biomedical Research and Future Challenges Zoe Cournia
Biomedical Research Foundation, Academy Of Athens
27 April 2017 Public Lecture Present and Future Searches on Archaeometallurgy of Sardinian Artifacts and Copper Provided by Cyprus
(Enrico Fermi Lecture Series)
Prof. Ettore Fiorini
University of Milano Bicocca and Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei
4 May 2017 Colloquium Intelligent Fault Diagnosis in Big Data Environments Prof. Marios Polycarpou
Director, KIOS Research Center for Intelligent Systems and Networks, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Cyprus
11 May 2017 Colloquium Advances in Concentrating Solar Thermal Research and Technology Prof. Manuel J. Blanco
ERA Chair in Solar Thermal Technologies for the Eastern Mediterranean, Energy, Environment and Water Research Center, The Cyprus Institute.
18 May 2017 Colloquium Predicting Peace: The Social Cohesion and Reconciliation Index (SCORE) as a Tool for Conflict Transformation Dr Alexandros Lordos
Research Director, Centre for Sustainable Peace and Democratic Development and Senior Fellow, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative
25 May 2017 Colloquium Soil Microstratigraphy: Understanding How Archaeological Sites Are Built Dr Panagiotis Karkanas
Director, Wiener Laboratory, American School of Classical Studies at Athens
29 May 2017 Other Event Exhibition: ARCHӔOMUSICA See Exhibition website for details
8 June 2017 Seminar Assessment of Air Pollution Over EMME: Sources, Interaction and Feedback on Atmospheric Processes Jonilda Kushta
Energy, Environment and Water Research Center, The Cyprus Institute
15 June 2017 Colloquium A Tall Primer of the Archaeology of the Future Lora Nicolaou
Visiting Academic, Frederick University, School of Architecture, Nicosia
22 June 2017 Colloquium The Commercialisation of Research Results Uncovered Dr Anastasia Constantinou
Director of the Entrepreneurship and Innovation Centre (ENTICE), The Cyprus International Institute of Management (CIIM)
25 June 2017 Other Event The Cyprus Institute Solar Car Challenge See this page for rules and procedure details
29 June 2017 Colloquium Maintenance Scheduling: From Optimal Control to Mixed-Integer Decision Making Dr Vassilis S. Vassiliadis
Senior Lecturer, Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Cambridge, and
Riham Al Ismaili, PhD student
6 July 2017 Seminar Lattice QCD Simulations With Physical Parameters Jacob Finkenrath
Computation-based Science and Technology Research Center, The Cyprus Institute
27 July 2017 Other Event Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships Info Day in the Frame of MedSpring Project Pierantonios Papazoglou
Scientific Coordinator at the Energy, Environment and Water Research Center, The Cyprus Institute
18 September 2017 Other Event Launching of the European Teaming Project: Simulation and Data Science Center of Excellence Further details will be announced shortly
21 & 22 September 2017 Other Event The Secrets of a Royal Portrait Visit the Leventis Museum website for further details
22 September 2017 Other Event Conference - Cyprus: Its Archaeology and Heritage - Effects on Politics, Identity, Tourism and Education Various speakers including Kirsi Lorenz,
The Cyprus Institute
29 September 2017 Other Event Researchers Night 2017 Visit our event page for further details
29 September 2017 Other Event Open Discussion: “The Cultural Heritage of Cyprus in the Mediterranean Context” Visit our event page for further details
2 October 2017 Public Lecture Antoine de Saint-Exupéry: The Poet Engineer Jean-Pierre Guéno
5 October 2017 Other Event E3s Workshop: "Energy Islands" See our Events page for agenda and further details
6 October 2017 Seminar From Searching the Proteome to Studying Low Temperature Reactivity of Astrochemical Species. A quest Driven by Advanced Ion Optical Systems in Customized Mass Spectrometry and Ion Mobility Instrumentation. Dr Dimitris Papanastasiou
Co-founder and Director R&D at Fasmatech Science & Technology
17 October 2017 Colloquium Archaeological Geophysics: Past, Present and Future Prof. Lev V. Eppelbaum
Department of Geosciences, Tel Aviv University (TAU)
18 October 2017 Other Event Smart Sustainable Cities - Three Mini-Talks Prof. despina Serghides, Marina Kyprianou-Dracou Arch., Stella Dimitriou Arch.
The Cyprus Institute
19 October 2017 Colloquium Similarity Assessment for the Study of Artefacts in Cultural Heritage: The GRAVITATE Example Michela Spagnuolo
Research Director, CNR-IMATI, Genova, Italy
2 November 2017 Colloquium Why to Invest in Urban Landscape? The Impact of Research on Urban Issues Carlos Smaniotto Costa
CeiED, Interdisciplinary Research Centre for Education and Development, Portugal
6 - 16 November 2017 Other Event NESTER School 2017 See our Events page for details of CyI's participation in the event.
9 November 2017 Colloquium Unraveling the Secrets of Microbial Life Using Omic Technologies Dr George Tsiamis
Assistant Professor in Environmental Microbiology, Department of Environmental and Natural Resources Management, University of Patras, Greece
16 November 2017 Colloquium Innovation & Entrepreneurship: From Planning to Doing Nicos Rossides
The Cyprus Institute
21 November 2017 Colloquium A Tale for Gravity and Strong Interactions Prof. Konstantinos Sfetsos
Department of Nuclear and Particle Physics, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens
7 December 2017 Colloquium Anthropogenic Versus Lithological Influences on Soil Geochemical Patterns in Cyprus Anreas. Zissimos
Geological Survey Department, Cyprus
14 December 2017 Colloquium Nuclear Imaging Trends in a Nutshell Dr Efstathios Styliaris
Associate Professor, Energy, Environment and Water Research Center, The Cyprus Institute
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