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  • Last modified on Monday, 30 November -0001 00:00

Cyprus Institute Analyzes the Impacts of New EU Climate Legislation

  The new European Union Directive 2023/959 is a milestone of EU climate policy by launching a new Emissions Trading System for the fuels used in buildings, road transport and light industry. It is expected to have a significant effect…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 20 February 2024 15:01

Cyprus Institute to Host Major Study on Rare Byzantine Mosaics

  Stefania Chlouveraki, Vice President of the International Committee for the Conservation of Mosaics and Assistant Professor at the University of West Attica (UNIWA), Department of Conservation of Antiquities and Works of Art is visiting the Cyprus Institute to study…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 08 February 2024 08:40

New Publication on Byzantine Cities Highlights STARC / APAC Labs Research

  Nikolas Bakirtzis (Assoc. Prof., CyI) co-edited with Lucca Zavagno (Assoc. Prof., Bilkent U.) "The Routledge Handbook of the Byzantine City: From Justinian to Mehmet II (ca. 500 - ca. 1500)." The volume also includes a chapter by PhD candidate…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 January 2024 14:39

Environmental Research Infrastructure Innovation Roadmap: Paving the Way for the Development of New Technologies & Services to Address the Climate Crisis

  Research-driven environmental policies, and new technologies and services to support their effective implementation and monitoring, are essential for a timely and concerted approach to adapt to and mitigate the effects of the unfolding climate crisis. European Research Infrastructures (RIs)…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 18 January 2024 10:14

Visit by the Chief Scientist, Mr. Demetris Skourides, to CyI

  On Thursday, January 18, 2024, the Chief Scientist and Chairman of Research Innovation Foundation (RIF), Mr. Demetris Skourides, visited CyI’s premises in Nicosia, to get to know more about the Institute and its educational and research activities, and to…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 21 December 2023 17:50

Major Reference Work for Global Archaeology Edited by CyI Faculty

  For the last three years, STARC - Science and Technology in Archaeology and Culture Research Center faculty members, CyI Assoc. Prof. Efthymia Nikita and Prof. Thilo Rehren, served as co-Editors in Chief of the second edition of the Encyclopedia…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 14 December 2023 14:21

Visit by the Minister of Finance, Mr. Makis Keravnos

On Thursday, December 14, 2023, Minister of Finance, Mr. Makis Keravnos visited The Cyprus Institute’s premises in Athalassa, accompanied by Ministry officials, Mr. Alexis Koutselinis and Mrs. Maria Michael.Hosting the meeting was CyI President, Prof. Stavros Malas, in the presence…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 13 December 2023 09:58

U-SOLVE: Let’s Meet the Sub-Grantees

In a significant development for the advancement of urban sustainable development, sustainable energy, and waste management, five promising start-up companies have recently signed contracts with The Cyprus Institute, the lead beneficiary partner of the U-SOLVE project. This initiative, generously funded…
  • Last modified on Monday, 11 December 2023 11:46

The Cyprus Institute at COP28: Advancing Science-Led Regional Climate Action

  The critical role of The Cyprus Institute as a regional hub of science and innovation to address climate challenges in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East region was underlined during COP28 Summit in Dubai.    The critical contribution of…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 07 December 2023 11:02

U-SOLVE: Wrapping Up the Final Project Meeting and Open Workshop with Success

The U-SOLVE project has successfully concluded its official activities through a comprehensive two-day event on the 29th and 30th of November. This event encompassed the final project meeting of the U-SOLVE partners as well as the highly anticipated U-SOLVE Open…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 06 December 2023 10:20

Small Risk of Widespread Dengue Fever Outbreak in Cyprus

Researchers of The Cyprus Institute (CyI) have developed an early warning support system to predict the risk of disease due to the tiger mosquito. According to the latest assessment published on the VEClim platform, the mosquito can be active year-round…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 29 November 2023 11:29

WEFE4MED: PROTEAS as a Key Water-Energy Nexus Solution

    At the recent WEFE Nexus Community of Practice Workshop, part of the WEFE4MED project led by The Cyprus Institute and funded by Prima Program, we witnessed a convergence of expertise and dedication in Barcelona.   This gathering, crucial…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 29 November 2023 11:22

Visit by the President of DHKO, Mr. Nicholas Papadopoulos

  The opinion that The Cyprus Institute has showcased our country internationally, as a hub of knowledge and technology development, was expressed by the President of DHKO, Mr. Nicholas Papadopoulos, during his visit at The Cyprus Institute’s premises on Wednesday,…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 16 November 2023 11:06

Visit by AKEL Delegation, Headed by its General Secretary Mr. Stefanos Stefanou to CyI

  On Thursday, November 16, 2023, AKEL General Secretary, Mr. Stefanos Stefanou, accompanied by the Member of the Parliament, Mr. Christos Christofides, and AKEL’s Digital Policy Office, Mr. Leontios Filotheou, visited The Cyprus Institute’s premises in Athalassa, Nicosia.   Hosting…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 02 November 2023 10:05

Navigating the Energy Landscape: Insights from an Open Discussion at CyI

  The latest developments concerning the crucial issue of energy production and security, in conjunction with the related governmental policy, were analyzed at an open discussion that took place on Wednesday, 1st of November 2023 at CyI’s premises. The discussion…
  • Last modified on Friday, 10 November 2023 07:53

In Memoriam: John Joannides (1940-2023)

John Joannides (center) was awarded an honorary Doctorate by CyI at the 2016 Graduation Ceremony, in the presence of the President of the Republic of Cyprus , Mr. Nicos Anastasiades (left) and CyI President, Prof. Costas Papanicolas (right) The Cyprus…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 26 October 2023 15:09

Visit by the Board of Directors of the A. G. Leventis Foundation to CyI

On Thursday, 26th of October 2023, a delegation of the A. G. Leventis Foundation Board of Directors, headed by Mr. Anastasios P. Leventis, Chairman of the A. G. Leventis Foundation, accompanied by Mrs. Louisa Leventis, Member of its Board of…
  • Last modified on Monday, 23 October 2023 09:50

Visit by the First Secretary at High Commission of India, to CyI

The First Secretary at High Commission of India, H.E. Mr. Subhash Jangala, visited The Cyprus Institute’s premises in Athalassa on Wednesday, 18th of October 2023, to learn more about the Institute and its activities, and to explore possible areas of…
  • Last modified on Friday, 13 October 2023 11:49

SimEA Project Achievements: Advancing Sustainable Solutions - CyI’s Pioneering Initiatives in Clean Energy and Sound Insulation

In the pursuit of sustainable solutions, The Cyprus Institute stands at the forefront with its active involvement in two important projects: the “Advanced Spectroscopy Research Unit for Sustainable Light Management” (ASPERIUM) and the “Sustainable nanofibers for sound insulating applications” (ECHOLAYER)…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 11 October 2023 13:57

Visit by the European Research Executive Agency Delegation to CyI

The Head of the Operational/Project Management Sector (REA C3 - ‘Widening Participation’) at the European Research Executive Agency (REA), established by the European Commission (EC), Mr. Patricio Ortiz de la Torre, visited The Cyprus Institute’s premises in Athalassa on Wednesday,…
  • Last modified on Friday, 06 October 2023 08:39

CARE-C Researchers: July 2023 the Warmest Month on Record for the Past 41 Years

  This summer was by far the warmest on record worldwide with an average temperature of 16.77°C, or 0.66°C above average, according to data from the Copernicus Climate Change Service (C3S).   These high temperatures were also observed in Cyprus…
  • Last modified on Monday, 02 October 2023 07:23

CyI Spearheads Important Conversations at the 2023 Cyprus Forum

  The Cyprus Institute played a prominent role in shaping the discussions at the 2023 Cyprus Forum, where several distinguished staff participated in key sessions and panels. The Cyprus Forum was held September 29-30, 2023, in Nicosia, where attendees had…
  • Last modified on Monday, 02 October 2023 07:09

Mission: CONNECT – CyI's Impactful Presence at Researchers’ Night 2023

  The Cyprus Institute had a significant impact at the 18th Researcher’s Night 2023 event, which was held on Friday, September 29th, at the Cyprus State Fair. The annual event, taking place simultaneously in 350 cities across Europe and beyond,…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 26 September 2023 06:56

LC3 Lemesos City Cooling Challenge – Project Meeting in Limassol

                          Citizens and stakeholders’ involvement is the key for the transition toward a climate neutral Limassol by 2030   On September, 21 and 22, 2023, the coordination meeting of the…
  • Last modified on Friday, 22 September 2023 11:12

CyI Shines at the 2023 Reflect Festival in Limassol

 Photo: Prof. Stavros Malas participates in the panel discussion “How can scientific innovation tackle global crises in health and the environment” at Reflect Festival 2023 The Cyprus Institute, widely recognized for its commitment to advancing scientific research, innovation, and education, actively…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 12 September 2023 07:38

New International Report Warns: Multiple Negative Impacts of Invasive Alien Species on Biodiversity, Human Health and the Economy

  A new international report by the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), entitled 'Invasive Alien Species and their Control', describes the impacts of invasive alien species, animals, plants and microorganisms, on biodiversity, human health and the…
  • Last modified on Monday, 11 September 2023 10:21

In Memoriam: Professor Daniel Cohen (1953-2023)

Professor Daniel Cohen at The Cyprus Institute in 2015, delivering the annual "Hubert Curien Memorial Lecture" entitled “The future of Economic Growth”   The Cyprus Research and Educational Foundation (CREF) and The Cyprus Institute (CyI) community mourns the loss of…
  • Last modified on Friday, 08 September 2023 09:05

CrimART Project for Protecting Cultural Heritage by Strengthening Cooperation Between International Law Enforcement Agencies, Concludes

  CrimART project (01/10/2021-01/10/2023) reached its conclusion after a journey spanning of 24 months for participants and key stakeholders, in the domain of law enforcement cooperation in the fight against organized crime on property and criminal handling in cultural property…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 26 July 2023 11:45

Visit by the Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, to CyI

  The Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Cyprus, H.E. Mrs. Elke Merks-Schaapveld, along with Mr. Guus de Vries, Policy Officer at the Directorate of Integration Europe, visited The Cyprus Institute’s premises in Athalassa on Wednesday, 26th of…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 11 July 2023 08:45

Global Community of Environmental Economists Gathered in Cyprus

  The city of Limassol welcomed one of the largest scientific conferences in Cyprus: the 28th Conference of the European Association of Environmental and Resource Economists (EAERE 2023). It is the world’s largest conference in environmental economics, and this year…