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  • Last modified on Tuesday, 22 November 2022 13:21

CyI Assistant Professor Dr. Tuija Jokinen Awarded Prestigious ERC Starting Grant

Dr. Tuija Jokinen, Assistant Professor at The Cyprus Institute’s Climate and Atmosphere Research Center (CARE-C), has been selected for funding for a Starting Grant from the European Research Council (ERC) for an innovative project proposal exploring “The role of Base…
  • Last modified on Monday, 21 November 2022 09:15

CyI Leading Regional Efforts in Tackling Climate Crisis

Top left photo is of the Red Sea Ecosphere Conference in Aqaba. Remaining pictures show the COP27 Summit in Sharm-el-Sheikh The important and leading role of The Cyprus Institute in the global efforts to address the effects of the climate…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 26 October 2022 16:36

2022 Enrico Fermi Lecture: Hydrogen has a Crucial Role in Reshaping Energy Production

The renowned Italian scientist Dr Nicola Armaroli delivers the lecture entitled "Hydrogen Dilemma" The salient role of molecular hydrogen as an energy vector in reshaping energy production and its revival after decades of technical and economic hurdles was tackled on…
  • Last modified on Friday, 14 October 2022 09:37

Cyprus Government’s Climate Change Initiative Goes into Action

The next steps for the Initiative were announced at a Press Conference held at the Presidential Palace. Photo from left to right: President of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, Special Envoy of the President and CyI President, Prof.…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 12 October 2022 08:32

Visit by Presidential Candidate, Mr. Achilleas Demetriades, to CyI

From left to right: Mr. Achilleas Demetriades, Dr Petros Kareklas, Prof. Costas N. Papanicolas and Dr Michalis Yiangou On Tuesday, 11th of October 2022, Presidential Candidate, Mr. Achilleas Demetriades visited CyI’s premises in Nicosia, where he was informed about the…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 18 October 2022 07:38

Visit by Presidential Candidate, Mr. Andreas Mavroyiannis, to CyI

Photo from left to right: Mr Mavroyiannis, Prof. Papanicolas, Mrs. Antoniou, Dr Kareklas On Thursday, 22nd of September 2022, Presidential Candidate, Mr. Andreas Mavroyiannis visited CyI’s premises in Nicosia, where he was informed about the Institute’s activities, vision and mission,…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 20 September 2022 13:40

Minister of Energy, Commerce and Industry, Mrs. Natasa Pilidou, Visits PROTEAS

 The Minister and delegation visiting the Solar field at PROTEAS On Tuesday, 20th of September 2022, the Minister of Energy, Commerce and Industry, Mrs. Natasa Pilidou and a delegation including the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Mr. Marios Panayides, the…
  • Last modified on Friday, 14 October 2022 09:39

Visit by Presidential Candidate Mr Marios Eliades to CyI

 From left to right: Dr Petros Kareklas, Mr Marios Eliades, Prof. Costas N. Papanicolas and Dr Michalis Yiangou   As part of its mission to support and promote The Cyprus Institute (CyI), the Friends of The Cyprus Institute Association has…
  • Last modified on Monday, 05 September 2022 12:15

Visit by Presidential Candidate Mr. Nikos Christodoulides to CyI

 From left to right: President of ‘Friends of The Cyprus Institute’ Association, Dr Petros Kareklas, Mr. Nikos Christodoulides, CyI President, Prof. Costas Papanicolas, and CyI Vice President for Operations, Dr Michalis Yiangou As part of its mission to support and promote The Cyprus Institute (CyI),…
  • Last modified on Friday, 01 July 2022 07:34

CyI to Lead the Establishment of a European Digital Innovation Hub in Cyprus

The Cyprus Institute led strategic proposal to establish a European Digital Innovation Hub in Cyprus (“DiGiNN” project) was selected for EU funding, having received full marks (15/15) and ranked third in Europe among several hundred submitted proposals. This tremendous achievement…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 22 June 2022 07:06

CLOUD Discovers New Way by Which Aerosols Rapidly Form and Grow at High Altitude

    New Mechanism for Particle Formation in the Upper Troposphere Discovered by a Team of International Researchers Including CARE-C Scientists  A team of international researchers, including scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry and the Climate and Atmosphere…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 26 May 2022 12:24

The Vatican Joins the Cyprus Climate Initiative as an Observer State

From left to right: Prof Fadi Comair, Prof. Costas Papanicolas, His Holiness Pope Francis, translator Following the visit by His Holiness Pope Francis to Cyprus on December 2, 2021, Professor Costas Papanicolas, Advisor to the President of the Republic of Cyprus…
  • Last modified on Friday, 20 May 2022 09:50

Prof. Jean Philippe Bouchaud Delivers the 2022 Hubert Curien Memorial Lecture Entitled “Economic & Financial Crises: A (Statistical) Physicist’s Viewpoint”

Photo: Prof. Jean Philippe Bouchaud Presents the 2022 Hubert Curien Memorial LectureOn Thursday,19th of May, The Cyprus Institute organized the 2022 Hubert Curien Memorial Lecture entitled “Economic & Financial Crises: A (Statistical) Physicist’s Viewpoint”. The speaker was econophysics pioneer and…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 26 May 2022 13:00

EU Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, Ms. Mariya Gabriel, and the Permanent Secretary of the Deputy Ministry of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy, Dr. Stelios Himonas, Visit CyI

From left to right: Head of the European Commission's Representation in Cyprus, Ms. Myrto Zambarta; President of The Cyprus Institute, Prof. Costas N. Papanicolas; European Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, Ms. Mariya Gabriel; Former EU Commissioner for…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 22 March 2022 15:10

World Water Day 2022 Conference: CyI Issues Water Day Declaration

Group photo of the panelists and participants of the event on the occasion of World Water Day 2022, which took place at CyI’s premises in Nicosia The Cyprus Institute (CyI) World Water Day Conference took place at The Cyprus Institute…
  • Last modified on Friday, 18 February 2022 07:57

Building Cultural Bridges Between Ukraine and Cyprus: The Cyprus Institute and the V.I. Vernadskyi National Library of Ukraine Establish Research and Educational Ties

The two Institutions have signed a MoU for the joint Ukrainian-Cyprus project “18th Century Cyprus Through Vasiliy Barskyi’s Eyes” From left top: Prof. Liubov Dubrovina (VNLU), Mr. Dmytro Stankevych, Dr Mia Trentin (CyI), Mr. Ruslan Nimchynskyi, Dr Nicolas Jarraud (CyI), Prof. Costas…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 09 December 2021 14:50

CyI Renews its Collaboration with the Dept. of Antiquities and the Cyprus Police for the Protection of the Cultural and Archaeological Heritage of Cyprus

  On Thursday, 9th of December 2021, The Cyprus Institute (CyI) renewed its Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Cyprus Police and the Department of Antiquities (DoA), agreeing to reinforce their collaboration on issues of common interest, related to the…
  • Last modified on Monday, 08 November 2021 07:42

CyI Key Participant in Cyprus Delegation to UN Climate Change Summit (COP26) in Glasgow

The scope, ambition and scientific findings of the Cyprus Government Initiative for Coordinating Climate Actions in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East (EMME) Region, whose scientific component is coordinated by The Cyprus Institute, were presented by the Cyprus Delegation at…
  • Last modified on Monday, 01 November 2021 08:45

CyI Celebrates 2021 Graduation Ceremony

Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Director of the Center for Sustainable Development at Columbia University and President of the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network, delivered the commencement address, entitled “The Eastern Mediterranean in Global Civilization: From Prehistory to Sustainable Development” The 2021…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 05 October 2021 08:18

Recapturing the Spirit of the Old Nicosia Airport - The NIC Project

Figure 1: Nicosia Airport terminal Building 3D model (point cloud section) During the months of June and July 2021, a team of The Cyprus Institute, composed by researchers from the Science and Technology in Archaeology and Culture Research Center (STARC)…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 09 September 2021 13:46

CyI Drone Plays Pivotal Role in Extinguishing Fire Before Spreading

A drone from the Unmanned Systems Research Laboratory (USRL) of The Cyprus Institute played a pivotal role in the detection and extinguishing of a fire, before it could spread and cause incalculable damage. In particular, as part of an observational…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 30 November 2021 14:34

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…