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  • 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 Thursday, 23 May 2019 09:59

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

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 Friday, 08 March 2019 13:26

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…

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