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  • Last modified on Thursday, 05 December 2019 14:49

CyI becomes a EURAXESS Services Centre

  On Wednesday, 25th of November 2019, in a signing ceremony held by the Cyprus Research and Innovation Foundation (RIF) and the Office of the Chief Scientist for Research and Innovation, CyI’s President, Prof. Costas N. Papanicolas, signed the Institute’s…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 26 November 2019 13:35

Workshop on Prevention of Forest Fires within the framework of DISARM Project

  CyI has successfully organized a workshop on the prevention of forest fires, as part of the DISARM research project. The workshop was held on Monday, 25th of November 2019, at CyI’s premises in Athalassa and aimed to present the…
  • Last modified on Monday, 25 November 2019 08:20

CyI joins the e-NABLE Community

As part of the H2020 Twinning project “Promised: Promoting Archaeological Science in the Eastern Mediterranean”, The Cyprus Institute organised a novel hands-on activity that bridges bioarchaeology with 3D visualisation and printing technologies. Students from the Heritage Private School were involved…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 30 October 2019 07:32

Future Earth at the University of Bahrain

The Kingdom of Bahrain, a small but lively country on the Arabian Peninsula, is part of the MENA Region (Middle East and North Africa Region). It is thus also part of Future Earth MENA network, which is represented by the…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 08 October 2019 09:08

Dr Michel Jarraud, Secretary-General Emeritus of the World Meteorological Organization, Delivers Public Lecture on “Climate Change: From Doubt to Evidence – Global and Regional Aspects”

On Monday, October 7th 2019, The Cyprus Institute organized the public lecture entitled “Climate Change: From Doubt to Evidence – Global and Regional Aspects”. The speaker was the distinguished scientist, Dr Michel Jarraud, Secretary-General Emeritus of the World Meteorological Organization…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 08 October 2019 06:11

CyI Researchers Participate in the SolarPACES 2019 South Korea Conference

A number of CyI researchers participated in the SolarPACES 2019 South Korea Conference that took place Oct. 1 – 4 in Daegu, South Korea. Marios C. Georgiou and Aris Bonanos, delivered oral presentations on the “Operational Experience of Hot Air…
  • Last modified on Friday, 04 October 2019 11:49

Official Start for the 2019-2020 Academic Year at CyI

October is here and the new academic year has officially begun! As CyI is rapidly growing in numbers, it is a pleasure to announce that for the 2019-2020 academic year, 55 PhD students and 12 Masters Students will be pursuing…
  • Last modified on Monday, 30 September 2019 12:12

CyI Participates in “Researchers Night 2019” Event

The Cyprus Institute had an inspiring presence at the “Researcher’s Night 2019” event that took place on Friday, September 27th at the Filoxenia Conference Center in Nicosia. The event is held annually to promote the importance of research, technology, and…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 24 September 2019 12:40

Visit of Delegation of the Cyprus Agricultural Payments Organisation to CyI

On Tuesday September 24, 2019, the Assistant Commissioner of the Cyprus Agricultural Payments Organisation (CAPO), Mr. Andreas Evangelou, visited The Cyprus Institute along with a delegation from CAPO. Within the context of the visit, CAPO’s delegation, was given a short…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 19 September 2019 11:22

CyI hosts Cyprus Seeds Seminar: "Leveraging IP to Promote Tech Transfer in Cyprus"

On Monday 16th and Tuesday 17th of September 2019, a two-day seminar on IP issues entitled “Leveraging IP”, was successfully organized by Cyprus Seeds on CyI’s premises. Cyprus Seeds is a non-profit organization with the mission to help commercialize innovative…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 19 June 2019 14:15

STARC Researchers Analyse Exceptional 170,000 Year Old Wooden Tools

During the past two weeks STARC researchers (Martina Polig, Svetlana Gasanova and Sorin Hermon) were hosted by the Italian Institute for Prehistory and Protohistory (IPP) in Florence (Italy) in order to study and analyse extraordinarily preserved and unique wooden tools…
  • Last modified on Friday, 07 June 2019 08:33

Revisiting El Greco’s Artistic Development

Addressing a full lecture hall, Dr. Andreas Pittas, Executive Chairman of Medochemie Ltd. and a member of the Board of Trustees of the Cyprus Institute, presented an exciting overview of the artistic development of Doménikos Theotokópoulos, widely known as El…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 10 September 2019 07:45

USRL Key Participant in Department of Forests “Ifestos 2019” Exercise

The Cyprus Institute (CyI) has established itself as a key partner for the Department of Forests, providing resources and technical expertise in fixed wing and rotary Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) from our Unmanned Systems Research Laboratory (USRL), to assist with…
  • Last modified on Friday, 17 May 2019 13:19

Another Year of Successful Collaboration Between the Cyprus Institute and the Cyprus Pyla-Kokkinokremos Excavation Project

The Cyprus Institute (CyI), in collaboration with Ghent University (UGhent), the Université catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain) and the Mediterranean Archaeological Society, Crete (MAE), is pleased to announce the successful completion of the 2019 archaeological campaign at Pyla-Kokkinokremos, a Late Bronze…
  • Last modified on Monday, 30 November -0001 00:00

Four-Year Excavation Programme on Greek Island of Keros Ends, Uncovering the Sophisticated Architectural Remains of an Advanced Civilisation

Archaeologists from The Cyprus Institute lead by Asst. Professor Evi Margaritis, along with their colleagues at the University of Cambridge and the Ephorate of the Cyclades, have completed their four-year programme of excavations at the settlement adjoining the prehistoric sanctuary on Keros in the…
  • Last modified on Monday, 22 April 2019 13:19

State-of-the-art Scanning Electron Microscope (SEM) Installed at STARC

The Cyprus Institute is proud to host the first Zeiss EVO 15 Scanning Electron Microscope in Cyprus with an advanced Oxford Instrument AZtec Energy Dispersive Spectrometer. The SEM has superb imaging capabilities and will be used across wide range of…
  • Last modified on Monday, 15 April 2019 14:21

Prof Ernest Moniz, MIT Professor Emeritus and Founding Trustee of The Cyprus Institute, Receives Inaugural Public Policy Award from American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Ernest J. Moniz, MIT professor emeritus, nuclear physicist, former United States Secretary of Energy, and a founding Trustee of The Cyprus Institute, is the recipient of the American Academy of Arts and Science’s inaugural Award for Excellence in Public Policy…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 18 April 2019 09:53

Prominent French and Francophone Academic Institutions of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Cyprus Institute form a Partnership to Pursue Joint Scholarly Activities in the Field of Archaeology, History and Heritage

The Cyprus Institute and the French Embassy in Cyprus hosted the French Archaeological and Historical research centres in the Eastern Mediterranean Region. UpdateHaving met at the Cyprus Institute on 4th and 5th April, in a meeting convened jointly by the…
  • Last modified on Monday, 08 April 2019 08:05

CyI Team Digitally Documents the Buzludzha Monument in Bulgaria for VR Applications

Following a series of meetings, conducted in the context of the H2020 VI-SEEM and Creative Europe MAPS projects (https://nonument.org) regarding the use of digital technologies for the study of culturally- and architecturally-valuable structures, a CyI team comprised of Assist. Professor…
  • Last modified on Friday, 05 April 2019 07:06

STARC Director Prof. Thilo Rehren Part of International Team that Solves Long-Standing Mystery Regarding the Bronze Weapons of the Terracotta Warriors in China

CyI Professor and STARC Director Prof. Thilo Rehren was part of a team that solved a long-standing mystery in archaeology: for four decades, researchers believed the 2,200-year-old bronze weapons of the Terracotta Warriors in China were amazingly preserved because they…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 05 December 2018 12:50

CyI launches PROMISED Twinning Project with University of Cambridge and KU Leuven

On the 21st of November The Cyprus Institute formally launched the project Promised: Promoting Archaeological Science in the Eastern Mediterranean. Promised is funded by a H2020 ‘Twinning’ grant and aims at establishing a strong partnership between The Cyprus Institute’s Science…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 04 December 2018 10:21

UNESCO Inscribes the “Art of Dry Stone Walling, Knowledge and Techniques” on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity

During the thirteenth session of UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage (13.COM), that took place in Port Louis, Republic of Mauritius, from Monday 26 November to Saturday 1 December 2018, a joint proposal on the…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 23 October 2018 13:50

Speeches from The Cyprus Institute 2018 Graduation Ceremony

The opening remarks by Professor Costas N. Papanicolas can be downloaded here (pdf). The address by the President of the Republic, Mr. Nicos Anastasiades can be downloaded here (pdf, Greek). The commencement speech by Professor Didier Roux can be downloaded here (pdf).  
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 10 September 2019 07:59

CyI and the Department of Forests Test Drones for Forest Protection

Within the context of the ongoing collaboration between The Cyprus Institute and the Department of Forests, on Tuesday, Oct. 9, researchers from CyI’s USRL lab conducted an exercise using a flexible, unmanned, fixed wing aircraft (drone) carried out in cooperation…
  • Last modified on Monday, 30 November -0001 00:00

CyI Participates in “Researchers Night 2018” Event

At the “Researcher’s Night 2018” event, which took place on the 28th of September in Limassol, The Cyprus Institute had an aspiring presence that promoted the significance of research, technology, and innovation. The public had the opportunity to be acquainted…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 26 September 2018 11:39

Book on “Authenticity and Cultural Heritage in the Age of 3D Digital Reproductions” Published by PhD Student Valentina Vassallo with Contributions from Other STARC Researchers

A book, co-edited and co-authored by STARC PhD student/research assistant Valentina Vassallo that also includes contributions by current and former CyI researchers and professors, Nicola Amico, Sorin Hermon, Franco Niccolucci, Paola Ronzino and Lola Vico, has just been published by…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 29 August 2018 07:20

Prof. Jos Lelieveld Elected Fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU)

Prof. Jos Lelieveld, CyI Institute Professor and Director of the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, was recently elected as a Fellow of the American Geophysical Union (AGU), an important and prestigious distinction. Each year since 1962, AGU has elected as…