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

A Great Success for CyI’s 9th Annual Solar Car Challenge

CyI’s annual Solar Vehicle challenge, organized for the 9th year in a row, took place on Sunday, June 24th in the heart of the capital. The event, co-organized with the Nicosia Municipality, involved ten vehicles from various teams around the…
  • Last modified on Friday, 22 June 2018 13:49

CyI Study to Explore New Technologies and Policies to Protect the Environment in Offshore Natural Gas Extraction in the Eastern Mediterranean

A new CyI study to assess the role of new technological trends in environmental protection in natural gas extraction, focusing on technologies for offshore operations in the Eastern Mediterranean, was presented at the European Parliament’s Science and Technology Options Assessment…
  • Last modified on Friday, 16 March 2018 08:57

STARC’s Efthymia Nikita Receives Important Distinction for Her Textbook on Osteoarchaeology at the American Publishers Awards

The textbook Osteoarchaeology: A Guide to the Macroscopic Study of Human Skeletal Remains (Elsevier/Academic Press, 2017) by STARC Assistant Professor Efthymia Nikita, received an Honourable Mention at the 2018 American Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence. This important distinction…
  • Last modified on Friday, 12 January 2018 09:27

Presidential Candidate Dr. Stavros Malas Visits The Cyprus Institute

Presidential candidate, Dr. Stavros Malas, accompanied by the members of his staff, Yiannos Katsourides, Giorgos Siammas, Stavros Hatzigiannis and Chrysostomos Pasiardis, visited CyI premises on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018. The visit is a continuation of such visits by political figures…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 19 December 2017 14:09

Democratic Rally Leadership Team Headed by the Party's President, Averof Neophytou, Visits CyI

The President of the governing “Democratic Rally” party, Averof Neophytou, heading a delegation from his party that included MP’s Nikos Nouri and Dimitris Demetriou, Press Representative Prodromos Prodromou, and Deputy Press Representative Stavriana Kofteros, visited CyI on Monday, 18 December.…
  • Last modified on Friday, 01 December 2017 12:51

CyI Launches its H2020 TEAMING Strategic Project “EMME-CARE” for the Creation of a Centre of Excellence for Climate Change and Atmospheric Research

On Thursday, November 30th, the official launching of The Cyprus Institute’s Horizon 2020 “TEAMING” strategic project “EMME-CARE: Eastern Mediterranean Middle East – Climate & Atmosphere Research Centre”, for the creation of a Centre of Excellence on Climate Change and Air…
  • Last modified on Monday, 30 October 2017 09:49

Enhancement of the Scientific Cooperation Between Italy and Cyprus

Rome, October 24th, 2017 - A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Italian National Research Council (CNR) and the Cyprus Institute (CyI) was signed at CNR headquarters. The MoU covers the mutual scientific interests between the two parties, and is…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 04 October 2017 09:33

The Cyprus Institute Participates in “Researcher’s Night” 2017

On September 29, The Cyprus Institute once again participated in the Europe-wide public event, “Researcher’s Night 2017” that is dedicated to popular science and fun learning. The event is an initiative of the European Commission, and takes place annually on…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 03 August 2017 09:11

Signing of Memoranda of Understanding Between The Cyprus Institute and Departments From the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment

At an official ceremony held at CyI premises on Monday, July 24, 2017, The Cyprus Institute and the Department of Environment, the Water Development Department, and the Geological Survey Department from the Ministry of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Environment, signed…
  • Last modified on Friday, 07 July 2017 06:30

Cornell – STARC Dendrochronology Seminar at Pelendri

Students from The Cyprus Institute and Cornell University participated in a seminar on Dendrochronology and Architectural History held on June 14th at the Church of the Holy Cross in the village of Pelendri. Led by Cornell Professor Sturt Manning and…
  • Last modified on Monday, 26 June 2017 11:18

Solar Car Challenge 2017

Another very successful Solar Car Challenge by The Cyprus Institute! Congratulations to all the participants for another successful Solar Car challenge organized by The Cyprus Institute in cooperation with the Nicosia Municipality. The race took place in the heart of…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 01 June 2017 10:09

The Cyprus Institute and Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology Partner for Ambitious Research and Educational Collaboration

An Important Milestone in Cyprus-Russia Scientific Collaboration A high-level delegation from the Skolkovo Institute of Science and Technology “SkolTech” (see: http://www.skoltech.ru/en), led by the Vice President for Academic Development, Dr. Alexander Safonov, visited the Cyprus Institute this week, and both…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 09 May 2017 07:46

The Cyprus Institute Participates in the Mediterranean Science Festival 2017

From 27-30 of April 2017, The Cyprus Institute participated in the second Mediterranean Science Festival (MSF17) that took place at the Old Port of Limassol. MSF17 was organized by the non-profit organization SciCo Cyprus, the Youth Board of Cyprus, and…
  • Last modified on Monday, 30 November -0001 00:00

Prof. Ettore Fiorini Delivers Second Enrico Fermi Lecture on Archaeometallurgy

On Thursday, 27th of April 2017, The Cyprus Institute, in collaboration with the Embassy of Italy in Cyprus and the Dante Alighieri Society, hosted a lecture entitled ‘Present and Future Research on Archaeometallurgy of Sardinian Artifacts and Copper provided by…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 21 March 2017 16:11

Enrico Fermi Lecture: Science and Europe

On 21st March, Professor Massimo Inguscio, President of the Italian National Research Council (CNR), and a world-renowned quantum physicist, delivered a lecture entitled “Science and Europe - 60 years after the Treaties of Rome”, as the inaugural Enrico Fermi Lecture,…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 28 February 2017 15:43

CyI Board Reviews Progress and Meets The President of The Republic

In its 2017 meeting, the Board of The Cyprus Institute reviewed yet another successful year of operation. During the meeting, the trustees assessed in detail the progress made in the previous year, set up the strategic plan for 2017, ratified…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 16 February 2017 10:24

Discussing Climate Change Adaptation With Members of the Cyprus Parliament

The water researchers of the Cyprus Institute presented a Climate Change Adaptation Plan for the Pedieos River Basin to the Environment Committee of the Cyprus Parliament, on 15 February 2017. Modelling studies conducted by The Cyprus Institute show how Cyprus…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 16 February 2017 07:41

The Cyprus Institute celebrated World Soil Day

To celebrate the importance of soils, The Cyprus Institute organized a mountain terrace rehabilitation workshop in Platanistasa community, on Saturday December 3rd. This is the 5th workshop in a series of public events that are co-organized in collaboration with the…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 21 December 2016 11:12

Cyprus and Lebanon Reinforce Academic Collaboration

From the 12th to 17th of December, the Cyprus Institute (CyI) hosted a winter school on Geosciences for Masters’ students from the University of Lebanon, taught by Professors from France. The event was supported by the Agence Universitaire de la…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 15 December 2016 10:08

Hubert Curien Memorial Lecture 2016, “When Fundamental Discoveries meet Our Daily Lives”

The importance of how “Fundamental Discoveries meet our Daily Lives” and how important scientific advances are, were analyzed by the distinguished Professor Jean-Pierre BOURGUIGNON during the «Hubert Curien Memorial Lecture 2016» organized by The Cyprus Institute on 13 December. Prof.…