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  • Last modified on Wednesday, 19 May 2021 07:40

CyI and the French Institute Renew their Collaboration

On Friday, 14th of May 2021, The Cyprus Institute and the French Institute signed a renewed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), agreeing to continue and reinforce their collaboration on issues of common interest, related to education and research. The MoU signing…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 22 April 2021 08:44

Great Success for CyI’s 2021 Virtual sCYence Fair

The Cyprus Institute’s “sCYence Fair” aims to stimulate scientific interest and to encourage participation by young students, and support the next generation of scientists. Following the postponement of the 2020 sCYence Fair due to the exceptional circumstances of the COVID-19…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 24 March 2021 14:07

The Lurking Danger: Extreme Temperatures, Heat Stress and Forced Migration

Ignoring the signs of climate change will lead to unprecedented, societally disruptive heat extremes in the Middle East and North Africa. The Middle East and North Africa Region (MENA) is a climate change hot spot where summers warm much faster…
  • Last modified on Monday, 22 February 2021 10:45

CyI Wins Multi-Million EU Grant for Archaeological Science Research

*The PlaCe-ITN logo is an adaptation of a geometric motif from a mosaic floor in the House of Dionysus in Nea Paphos, Cyprus, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Courtesy of the Department of Antiquities, Cyprus. The Cyprus Institute has secured…
  • Last modified on Monday, 01 February 2021 09:44

CaSToRC Major Partner in the European Center of Excellence in Exascale Computing “Research on AI- and Simulation-Based Engineering at Exascale”

The Computation-based Science and Technology Research Center (CaSToRC) of The Cyprus Institute has become part of the recently funded European Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Exascale Computing “Research on AI- and Simulation-Based Engineering at Exascale” (RAISE), funded under the H2020-INFRAEDI-2018-2020…
  • Last modified on Sunday, 03 January 2021 14:28

CyI Researchers Play Key Role in Developing First Mediterranean Assessment Report by the Independent Network of Mediterranean Experts on Climate and Environmental Change (MedECC)

  The First Report on Climate and Environmental Change in the Mediterranean Basin - Current Situation and Risks for the Future (MAR1) was recently published by the MedECC Network and is accessible at https://www.medecc.org/first-mediterranean-assessment-report-mar1/. MAR1 was prepared by the independent…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 17 December 2020 14:35

CaSToRC Computational Scientist Kyriakos Hadjiyiannakou Awarded Cyprus Research Prize “Young Researcher 2020”

The “Cyprus Research Prize - Young Researcher 2020” in the thematic section “Physical Sciences and Engineering” was awarded to CaSToRC Computational Scientist Kyriakos Hadjiyiannakou. Kyriakos Hadjiyiannakou was awarded the prize for his contributions to science at the “Cyprus Innovation and…
  • Last modified on Monday, 30 November 2020 12:43

CyI Participates in “Researchers’ Night 2020” Virtual Event

The Cyprus Institute had an inspiring presence at the “Researcher’s Night 2020” event, organised virtually for the first time, on Friday, 27th of November 2020. The event is an initiative of the European Commission and organized by the Research and…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 11 November 2020 12:27

The Cyprus Institute Receives European Commission’s “HR Excellence in Research” Award

On November 9, 2020 The Cyprus Institute (CyI) received the “HR Excellence in Research” award. This award was established by the European Commission to acknowledge academic and research organizations for their commitment to continuously improve their human resource policies in…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 21 October 2020 08:43

Two CyI Projects, Out of A Total of Five, Selected for Funding Under the Second Funding Cycle of The Cyprus Seeds Program for Research and Innovation

In the latest evaluation results for the Second Funding Cycle for Cyprus Seeds, the non-profit organisation with the mission to help commercialize innovative academic research in Cypriot universities and research institutions, two projects submitted by CyI researchers were awarded funding…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 15 October 2020 11:49

CARE-C Participates in the First Ever Greenhouse Gases Profiling Over the EMME Region

Launch of AirCore on the west coast of Cyprus CARE-C researchers and technical specialists performed, for the first time in the EMME region, five vertically-resolved greenhouse gases (GHGs) measurements by conducting “AirCores” flights, within the framework of EMME-CARE project. These…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 06 October 2020 08:59

Methodology Developed by CyI Researchers to Integrate Climate Policies in COVID-19 Economic Recovery Packages Promoted by World Bank

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, a team of The Cyprus Institute researchers including Nestor Fylaktos, Elias Giannakis, Constantinos Taliotis, and Marios Karmellos, coordinated by Associate Professor Theodoros Zachariadis, have been working with international colleagues to identify appropriate measures…
  • Last modified on Friday, 11 September 2020 10:33

Inauguration Ceremony for the National High Performance Computing Competence Centre

On Thursday, September 10, 2020, the National High Performance Computing Competence Centre of The Cyprus Institute was inaugurated by the Deputy Minister of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy, Mr. Kyriakos Kokkinos. The inauguration ceremony was held at the premises of…
  • Last modified on Friday, 12 June 2020 15:39

SDSN Cyprus Officially Launched

 NGOs, Academic Institutions and Civic Leaders Join Forces to Promote the UN Sustanble Development Goals On Friday, 12th of June 2020, the official launching ceremony of the Cyprus Chapter of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN Cyprus), was held…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 07 April 2020 07:16

The Cyprus Institute Joins the Fight Against COVID-19

As Cyprus and the world are confronted by the COVID-19 pandemic, The Cyprus Institute (CyI) joins international efforts to respond to the great challenges our societies now face. Faithful to our mission, we will make our scientific and technological expertise…
  • Last modified on Monday, 24 February 2020 08:39

Prof Marc Mézard Delivers the 2020 Hubert Curien Memorial Lecture, “Artificial Intelligence: Success, Limits, Myths and Threats”

On Friday, 21st of February, The Cyprus Institute organized the 2020 Hubert Curien Memorial Lecture entitled “Artificial Intelligence: Success, Limits, Myths and Threats”. The speaker was world-renowned theoretical physicist Prof Marc Mézard, Director of École Normale Supérieure in Paris. The…
  • Last modified on Friday, 06 September 2019 10:09

CyI President Prof. Costas Papanicolas and CREF Executive Committee Chairman Dr. Andreas Pittas Awarded with Medal for "Outstanding Contributions to the Republic of Cyprus" by President of the Republic

             At a ceremony held at the Presidential Palace on Tuesday, September 3, 2019, the President of the Republic, Mr. Nicos Anastasiades, awarded the Medal for "Outstanding Contributions to the Republic of Cyprus " to…
  • Last modified on Monday, 24 June 2019 08:35

A Great Success for CyI’s 10th Annual Solar Car Race

CyI’s annual Solar Car Race was successfully organized for the 10th year in a row on Sunday, June 23th 2019 in the heart of the capital. The event, co-organized with the Nicosia Municipality, involved ten vehicles from various teams around…
  • Last modified on Friday, 12 July 2019 07:37

Visit by the Minister of Transport, Communications and Works, Ms. Vassiliki Anastassiadou, and Signing of MoU with the Department of Antiquities

On Friday June 21, 2019, the Minister of Transport, Communications and Works, Ms. Vassiliki Anastassiadou, and the Director of the Department of Antiquities, Dr. Marina Solomidou-Ieronymidou, visited CyI on the occasion of the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between CyI…
  • Last modified on Friday, 12 July 2019 07:37

Event in Memory of Prof Costas Stefanis (1928-2016)

 An event in memory of Professor Costas Stefanis (1928 - 2016), who played a key role in the establishment and development of The Cyprus Institute and the Cyprus Research and Educational Foundation, took place on Tuesday evening at the new…
  • Last modified on Friday, 19 April 2019 11:42

Distinguished Academics Join CyI’s Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees of the Cyprus Research and Educational Foundation (CREF) constitutes the governing body of The Cyprus Institute and as such, it holds the duty to govern CyI, to oversee the stewardship of CyI for its well-being and…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 04 April 2019 12:33

CyI Secures Funding for Prestigious TEAMING Project "EMME-CARE" for the Creation of a Centre of Excellence for Climate Change and Atmospheric Research

Following a highly competitive second stage evaluation process, the Cyprus Institute’s “EMME-CARE” project was selected for funding under the TEAMING program of the EU’s Horizon 2020 Framework Program for Research and Innovation. The project budget is € 15 million plus…
  • Last modified on Monday, 18 March 2019 12:58

Great Success for CyI’s “2019 sCYence Fair”

With the participation of hundreds of students from 25 Public and Private Schools in Cyprus, the pioneering and multidimensional Science Festival "sCYence Fair 2019", organized for the first time by The Cyprus Institute under the aegis of the Ministry of…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 20 February 2019 14:04

Prof Jeffrey Sachs Delivers the 2019 Hubert Curien Memorial Lecture, “Eudaimonia in the 21st Century: Looking to Aristotle for New Solutions”

On Tuesday, February 19, The Cyprus Institute organized the 2019 Hubert Curien Memorial Lecture entitled “Eudaimonia in the 21st Century: Looking to Aristotle for New Solutions”. The speaker was world-renowned economist Prof Jeffrey Sachs, University Professor at Columbia University, Director…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 18 December 2018 09:12

The Cyprus Institute at COP24 in Katowice, Poland

The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is an important legacy of the so-called “Earth Summit” that took place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 1992. The major aim of the UNFCCC is to facilitate the reduction of…