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  • 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 Monday, 09 May 2022 06:19

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…
  • 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 Thursday, 19 May 2022 11:07

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…