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  • Last modified on Friday, 20 November 2020 08:49

CyI Organises IAEA Regional Training Course on Assessing Energy and Climate Strategies

On 2-13 November 2020 the Energy, Environment and Water Research Center (EEWRC) of The Cyprus Institute organized jointly with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) an online Training Course on assessing policies for decarbonizing energy systems. The course involved lectures…
  • Last modified on Monday, 16 November 2020 13:41

Kick-off Meeting for the EU “SHIELD” Project for Safeguarding Heritage

On the 9th of November 2020, the STARC/APAC and CARE-C/USRL Labs of The Cyprus Institute, in collaboration with the Fondazione Bruno Kessler (Italy) and the Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering, Technology and Science (Portugal), organized the Kick-Off Meeting for…
  • Last modified on Monday, 12 October 2020 08:37

CyI Researchers Among the First External Users at INFN DAFNE-Light Synchrotron Radiation Facility After COVID-19 Lockdowns

In September 2020, the DAFNE-Light Synchrotron Radiation Facility welcomed a researcher from BioMERA and FF-MAC projects led by The Cyprus Institute, and from SESAME, who was the first international user to be welcomed by DAFNE-Light since the COVID-19 lockdowns in Italy, Cyprus and around the…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 08 October 2020 10:58

CyI Study on Costs and Benefits of Reducing Agricultural Ammonia Emissions Featured in “Science for Environment Policy” by European Commission

Ammonia emissions, 96% of which originate from agricultural activities, play an important role in the formation of fine particulate matter (PM2.5).  A new study, led by Elias Giannakis, EEWRC Associate Research Scientist in Water and Natural Resource Management Research and…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 06 August 2020 08:12

CyI Models Atmospheric Transport of Pollution After Explosion in Beirut

The Environmental Predictions Department of The Cyprus Institute Climate and Atmosphere Research Center (CARE-C) has used the HYSPLIT model to track and forecast the potential atmospheric transport of pollution originating from the explosion of 4 August 2020 at Beirut, Lebanon.…
  • Last modified on Friday, 03 July 2020 08:58

Prof. Antonio Sgamellotti Delivers “Raphael and His Workshop” Webinar

On Tuesday, June 30th, Prof. Antonio Sgamellotti offered an exciting, and very well attended, webinar on the famous Loggia of Cupid and Psyche in the Villa Farnesina in Rome. The Loggia is named after its vault decoration painted by Raphael and his…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 10 June 2020 09:19

ERMIS-F Project: Integrated Flood Services and Climate Change Awareness for Eastern Mediterranean Islands

The Environmental Risk Management Information Service (ERMIS-F), a Greece-Cyprus Interreg-funded project developed an online Environmental Risk Management Information Service, was recently promoted at the official website of the European Union (here). The Cyprus Institute, University of the Aegean, Polytechnic of…
  • Last modified on Friday, 05 June 2020 09:33

The Cyprus Institute: Statement for World Environment Day

The focus of this year’s World Environment Day, celebrated annually on June 5, is “Time for Nature” and in particular biodiversity, the ensemble of all living organisms on our planet. This richness is the result of billions of years of…
  • Last modified on Monday, 09 March 2020 15:04

APAC/STARC Researchers Participate in the Digital Documentation and Installation of Digital Imaging with Mosaics at Larnaka International Airport

A digital imaging composition featuring mosaics from the “House of Dionysos” in Kato Paphos has been installed at the main staircase connecting the Departures and Arrivals levels at the Larnaka International Airport “Glafcos Clerides”. The specialized images and preparation of…
  • Last modified on Monday, 17 February 2020 13:58

CyI's “SHIELD” Project Ranked First in Europe for the JPICH Conservation, Protection and Use Joint Call

Highlighted for the excellence of the novel concept, multidisciplinary consortium, and high-level of infrastructures available for the project (http://jpi-ch.eu/2020/02/conservation-protection-and-use-joint-call-results-available/), CyI’s “SHIELD” (Safeguard Heritage In Endangered Looted Districts) focuses on the customization of an Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) for the fight…
  • Last modified on Friday, 07 February 2020 09:41

Associate Professor Nikolas Bakirtzis Directs the “Mount Menoikeion Seminar” Organized by the Seeger Center in Hellenic Studies of Princeton University

This past summer, CyI’s Associate Professor Nikolas Bakirtzis led the "Mount Menoikeion Seminar", an interdisciplinary workshop (see the recent news item from the Princeton University website) that brings together students and faculty from a wide range of disciplines and fields of…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 19 December 2019 09:59

Launch of SDSN Cyprus: Academic Institutions in Cyprus Join Forces to Promote the UN Sustainable Development Goals

The Cyprus Research and Education Foundation (CREF), Frederick University and Neapolis University Paphos, accompanied by representatives from universities, NGOs, and the public and private sectors in Cyprus, have launched the Cyprus branch of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN),…
  • Last modified on Monday, 30 November -0001 00:00

Prof. Costas Papanicolas Bestowed Commander of the Order of the Star of Italy

At a ceremony held at the Residence of the Italian Ambassador on Monday, 16th of December 2019, H.E. the Ambassador of Italy to Cyprus, Mr. Andrea Cavallari, bestowed CyI President, Prof. Costas N. Papanicolas as Commander of the Order of…
  • 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…