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  • 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…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 18 December 2018 09:08

Establishment of the Cyprus Dendrochronology Laboratory (CDL)

On Tuesday, December 11, The Cyprus Institute hosted the signing ceremony for the establishment of the ‘Cyprus Dendrochronology Laboratory’ (CDL). The laboratory is a collaborative effort between the Tree-Ring Laboratory of Cornell University, the Department of Antiquities, the Department of…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 19 December 2018 09:08

The Cyprus Institute’s International Conference on Climate Change and Solar Energy

From 29th November to 1st of December 2018, The Cyprus Institute hosted the International Conference “The Decarbonisation of the Energy Sector in the Mediterranean and Middle East – The Role of CSP” (https://csp2018.cyi.ac.cy). The conference was organized under the auspices of…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 28 November 2018 10:55

Professor Constantia Alexandrou Awarded "Distinguished Researcher 2018"

The "Cyprus Research Prize - Distinguished Researcher 2018" in the thematic section "Physical Sciences and Engineering" was awarded to Prof. Constantia Alexandrou, Professor at the University of Cyprus and CaSToRC Director at The Cyprus Institute. Prof. Alexandrou was awarded the…
  • 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,…

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