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  • 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 Friday, 12 October 2018 12:17

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…
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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…
  • Last modified on Monday, 16 July 2018 07:03

The Ambassador of Greece, Mr. Ilias Fotopoulos, Visits CyI

The Ambassador of Greece to Cyprus, Mr. Ilias Fotopoulos, visited CyI on Thursday, July 12, 2018. The visit was also attended by Dr. Petros Kareklas, President of the “Friends of The Cyprus Institute Association”, and Mrs. Erato Kozakou-Marcoulli, Member of…
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Addressing the Challenges of Climate Change in the Mediterranean Basin

Sparked by a presentation of Jeffry Sachs, the Director of the Earth Institute at Columbia University, USA, a senior UN advisor and the Director of the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (UN-SDSN) during the recent international conference on “Climate…
  • Last modified on Friday, 15 June 2018 11:46

International Media Coverage of the Climate Change 2018 Conference

Our recent Climate Change 2018 Conference was a tremendous success, bringing some of the world’s top scientists and policy makers in Cyprus to discuss Climate Change, and especially its effects on our region. You can download the talks and presentations…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 29 May 2018 09:42

Opening Speech by Laurent Fabius, Former Prime Minister of France, and Message by George Papandreou, Former Prime Minister of Greece, at Climate Change 2018 Conference

Former Prime Minister and current President of France's Constitutional Council, Laurent Fabius, is glad to share with the Climate Change 2018 participants his opening speech. You can download it here Former Prime Minister of Greece, HE Mr. George Papandreou, despite…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 22 May 2018 08:14

Euronews Provides Extensive Coverage of Climate Change 2018 Conference

Our Climate Change 2018 Conference which ended this past Saturday was a tremendous success, bringing some of the world’s top scientists and policy makers in Cyprus to discuss Climate Change, and especially its effects on our region. We have had…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 19 April 2018 12:04

CyI Women in STEM

On the occasion of the International Women’s day the Cyprus Institute is launching a series of short videos of CyI women scientists presenting their work in the field of their expertise, sharing their thoughts on choosing a career in science, identifying…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 21 February 2018 14:24

Cyberparks COST Action Awards Grants to STARC Trainees for Short Term Scientific Missions on Mediated Landscapes in Nicosia

Following the successful organization of the COST Action TU1306 Training School “Hybrid Heritagescapes as Urban Commons in Mediterranean Cities: accessing the deep-rooted spatial interfaces of cities” by CyI’s STARC, held in Nicosia between 30 October and 3 November 2017, representatives…
  • Last modified on Friday, 26 January 2018 10:33

STARC Researchers Participate in Groundbreaking Discovery of Sophisticated Prehistoric Architecture and Technology in the Aegean Island of Keros

STARC Asst. Professor Evi Margaritis, leading an international research team as Assistant Director of the Excavation and in charge of the entire Environmental Program, presented results on their latest excavations on the remote island of Keros, that revealed evidence of monumental…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 09 January 2018 10:31

“ERMIS-Floods” Project Kicks Off

The opening of the ERMIS-Floods project (Interreg V-A 2014-2020) will take place on January 10th at the Cyprus Institute. A new 30-month Interreg project, coordinated by CyI, is instigated in January 2018, aiming to develop an Environmental Risk Management and…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 19 December 2017 12:30

CyI Developing Novel Technologies for Mosquito Control

One of the on-going research topics of the Climate Modelling Group is the impact of climate change on mosquitos and the diseases transmitted by them. Recently, the group has developed a climate-driven mathematical model of the Asian tiger mosquito to…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 29 November 2017 13:51

CyI Research an Inspiration to Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge Host and Artist

CyI’s Evi Margaritis research on Mediterranean diet in the Cycladic and Prehistoric Era was an inspiration to Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge host and artist, Manuela Hübner.Manuela Hübner discusses the enduring influence of Cycladic art on modern art, and specifically on art…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 26 April 2018 07:30

CyBC Features CyI’s Research Activities on Air Quality Monitoring & Modelling

CyI’s leadership in the area of air quality monitoring & modelling research was prominently and extensively featured in the most recent episode of CyBC’s series “Σπίτι στη Φύση”. The specific episode dealt with air quality in Cyprus, and aired on…
  • Last modified on Friday, 27 October 2017 10:57

EEWRC Participates in MedECC - Assessing Mediterranean Climate and Environmental Change

The Mediterranean Expert on Climate and Environmental Change (MedECC; www.medecc.org) is a program initiated by scientists at the Aix-Marseille Université, France with the aim to provide an improved scientific assessment of climate change and its impacts in the Mediterranean Basin.…
  • Last modified on Friday, 27 October 2017 10:57

Euronews to Feature Water Research Carried Out at CyI Under the EU BINGO Project

CyI Researchers Corrado Camera, Marinos Eliades and Hakan Djuma, led by Assoc. Professor Adriana Bruggeman, will be featured on this week's Euronews “Futuris” section, presenting their work on water management in Europe under conditions of climate change, conducted within the…
  • Last modified on Friday, 27 October 2017 10:58

Exploring the Shared Musical Heritage Roots of European Culture

STARC, in collaboration with the Cyprus Department of Antiquities and under the auspices of the European Capital of Culture PAFOS 2017 organizes ARCHÆOMUSICA, an exhibition exploring the “sound evidence” of Europe’s ancient common roots, in the context of the European…
  • Last modified on Friday, 27 October 2017 10:59

STS-Med project wins the Emirates Energy Award

The STS-Med is an ENPI CBC Med-funded project in which The Cyprus Institute participates as a partner, and focuses on the development and implementation of pioneering technologies for improving energy efficiency in public buildings. The project deploys four demonstrative plants…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 28 June 2017 10:41

Out on a New Mission

The archaeological site of Pyla-Kokkinokremos is amongst the major archaeological discoveries in Cyprus, crucial for understanding a range of socio-cultural and economic developments at the formative stages of the island's society approximately three thousand years ago. Researchers from STARC, lead…
  • Last modified on Friday, 24 March 2017 12:36

The Future Earth MENA Regional Center at the Future Earth Annual Meetings

Regional Centers and the Future Earth MENA Regional Center at the Cyprus Institute featured prominently at this year’s annual meetings of the Governing Council as well as the Science- and Engagement Committees in Montreal, Canada. The role and functions of…
  • Last modified on Monday, 30 November -0001 00:00

Tracing Greek History by Studying 4,500 Year Old Seeds

Archaeologists from the University of Cambridge and The Cyprus Institute have been investigating the unique phenomenon of broken marble figurines on the Cycladic island of Keros, and have discovered the area to be the site of the world’s earliest maritime…
  • Last modified on Monday, 06 February 2017 14:25

CyI Graduate School Meets With The Cyprus Youth Council

The Graduate School of the Cyprus Institute held an official meeting with the Cyprus Youth Council at the premises of the Cyprus Institute. The Cyprus Youth Council is the official umbrella youth organization representing more than 60 political and NGO…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 22 December 2016 10:38

Prof. Jos Lelieveld Awarded Title of Doctor Honoris Causa by University of Crete

On Friday, Dec. 12, the University of Crete awarded Institute Professor Jos Lelieveld the title of Doctor Honoris Causa at a ceremony held in his honor. Our VPR,  Prof. Stephanou, as a former Rector and Professor in the Department of…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 11 October 2016 09:52

CyI Launch New Weather Forecast Website

CyI in collaboration with the Cyprus Department of Meteorology has recently launched the Weather Forecast website (http://weather.cyi.ac.cy). The website was developed and designed at CyI featuring numerical weather prediction, real-time station observations, and human meteorological forecasts by the Cyprus Department…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 11 October 2016 10:22

STARC participates in Oxford Summer School

CyI’s Science and Technology in Archaeology Research Center (STARC) recently participated in the annual Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School that took place from  4 - 8 July 2016. STARC’s team presented its work in a peer reviewed poster at…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 15 November 2016 09:59

'Smart Urban Isles' Project Kicks Off

A new 3-year EU project that CyI is participating in and that started in May, plans to investigate, implement and validate energy neutral ‘Smart Urban Isles’ (SUI) in urban planning. Based on a three-cornerstone procedure, the project aims at a…

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