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  • Last modified on Monday, 07 March 2016 14:55

EC's VP V. Dombrovskis: CyI an Example of Successful Utilisation of European Funds

The Vice President for Euro and Social Dialogue of the European Commission, Mr Valdis Dombrovskis, visited The Cyprus Institute on Saturday, 5th March 2016. Mr Dombrovskis was accompanied by members of his cabinet, Mr. George Markopouliotis - Head of the…
  • Last modified on Monday, 07 March 2016 12:38

Iran's Deputy Minister of Science, Research and Technology visits CyI

Iran's Deputy Minister of Science, Research and Technology, Dr. Mojtaba Shariati Niasar, visited The Cyprus Institute on Tuesday, March 1st 2016. The Deputy Minister’s delegation included Prof. Dr. Mohammadreza Pourmohammadi, Chancellor of the University of Tabriz, Iran, Ambassador Dr. Reza…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 17 February 2016 13:12

Europe under threat by tiger mosquito

Nicosia: 16th February 2016New research by The Cyprus Institute reveals that the tiger mosquito that is related to those transmitting Zika in Latin America is expected to spread further within Europe in the near future. A new publication by Erguler…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 01 March 2016 08:08

Digital Ancient Cypriot Literature (DACL) Attracts Global Interest

As part of Dioptra: The Edmée Leventis Digital Library for Cypriot Culture, Digital Ancient Cypriot Literature (DACL). The Project went online few months ago. Ever since it has attracted more than 41000 visitors from various countries from around the globe.…
  • Last modified on Monday, 15 February 2016 10:09

The Cyprus Institute participates in the Mediterranea Young Artists Biennale in Milano

Visualizing Stories at the Young Artists Biennale in Milan CyI’s Imaging Center for Archaeology and Cultural Heritage is delighted to contribute to Cyprus’ participation at the Milano 2015 Young Artists Biennale*. Andriana Nikolaidou, CyI intern in advanced imaging, was one…
  • Last modified on Monday, 15 February 2016 10:18

The Cyprus Institute participates in the 1st Mediterranean Science Festival

The Cyprus Institute participates in the 1st Mediterranean Science Festival The Cyprus Institute participated in the 1st Mediterranean Science Festival, organized by the Research Promotion Foundation (RPF) and Science Communication Cyprus (Sci Co), at the Carob Mill, Limassol on 3-6…
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The Cyprus Institute is Awarded the Certification of Employer of Gender Equality

The Cyprus Institute was awarded the certification of “Employer of Gender Equality” from the Ministry of Labor, Welfare and Social Insurance.   The certification was awarded in an official ceremony on the 2nd November 2015. Dr. Michalis Yiangou, Associate Vice…
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2015 Hubert Curien Memorial Lecture & Scientific Day in Honor of Prof Edouard Brézin

Hubert Curien Memorial Lecture 2015, The Fututre of Economic Growth (Thursday 29th October 2015) The Future of Economy and the common issues of Economic development were analyzed by the distinguished Professor of Economics Daniel Cohen during the «Hubert Curien Memorial…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 26 June 2018 12:55

Members of The Cyprus Institute win Stelios Bi-communal Business Award

‘Stelios Bi-communal Business Awards’ 2015 ceremony took place for the 7th consecutive year, at Bi - Communal Café of Stelios Philanthropic Foundation in old Nicosia, on Monday 26 October, which was addressed by President Nicos Anastasiades. Congratulations to Marios C.…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 21 June 2018 11:55

Evaluating climate change adaptation options for the Pedieos River Basin

Climate change is affecting our environment and our water resources. Research and dialogue are needed to identify how to adapt to longer droughts, higher temperatures and more intense rain storms. A participatory workshop at The Cyprus Institute engaged water managers,…
  • Last modified on Friday, 22 January 2016 08:07

High performance computing speeds up the low carbon energy transition

On October 5th and 6th, the EoCoE (Energy Oriented Center of Excellence) project was officially launched. EoCoE will use the tremendous potential offered by the ever-growing computing infrastructure to foster and accelerate the European transition to a reliable and low…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 26 June 2018 09:36

The Inauguration of The Cyprus Institute's Solar Research Facility “PROTEAS”

The Inauguration of The Cyprus Institute's Platform for Research, Observation and Technological Applications in Solar energy "PROTEAS" The Inauguration of The Cyprus Institute's Platform for Research, Observation and Technological Applications in Solar energy "PROTEAS" in Pentakomo, by the President of…
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Announcement of the CPR training Course

Efforts towards identifying and efficiently adapting to the forthcoming environmental changes, is hampered by a lack of suitable and cost effective monitoring systems. The PERSEUS FP7 project aspires to contribute to this challenge by enabling capacity building of long term…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 29 April 2015 11:45

New Light on Early Works of El Greco

In the crowded with participants Events hall of the Cyprus Institute’s Novel Technologies Building, Dr. Nikolas Bakirtzis and Ropertos Georgiou, from the Science and Technology in Archaeology Research Center (STARC) of The Cyprus Institute, presented results from the recent application…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 19 June 2018 12:33

Risk from the atmospheric dispersion of radionuclides by the Akkuyu nuclear power plant

Researchers from The Cyprus Institute, in collaboration with scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry in Germany, have calculated the risk from potential emission of radionuclides by the Akkuyu nuclear power plant, which is under construction. The scientific climate-chemistry…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 27 June 2018 11:38

Obituary: CyI Trustee José Mariano Gago

Prof. José Mariano Gago, former Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education in Portugal and a Trustee of CREF and The Cyprus Institute, passed away on Friday, 17 April 2015, at his home in Lisbon at the age of 66.…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 26 March 2015 08:40

An Info Day of the CIVMME Project marks the completion of the project

Climate change and aspects of its impacts on human health were discussed at an Info Day recently organised at the premises of the Cyprus Institute (CyI), marking the completion of the project, Climate Impacts on Vector-Borne Diseases in the Eastern…
  • Last modified on Monday, 02 March 2015 07:39

The Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment at The Cyprus Institute

The Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment, Mr. Nicos Kouyialis visited The Cyprus Institute’s premises in Athalassa Campus on Thursday, 26February. During the meeting CyI President, Prof. Costas N. Papanicolas presented the Institute’s overall vision and achievements and briefed…
  • Last modified on Friday, 20 February 2015 08:36

Special issue of Philosophical Transactions B of the Royal Society includes researchers of The Cyprus Institute for their contribution on new findings, how Climate Change affect the transmission of Vector-Borne Diseases

Special issue of Philosophical Transactions B of the Royal Society reports the latest findings on how changes in climate, epidemiological and socioeconomic factors could affect the transmission Vector-Borne Diseases. Prof. GK Christophides, Prof. J. Leleived, and other CyI researchers are…
  • Last modified on Friday, 16 January 2015 15:12

CyI’s Water Group testing the Waters with Durham University Students

Last week, the Cyprus Institute’s water researchers hosted a group of Environmental Geosciences students and their lecturers from Durham University, UK. Together they explored and discussed typical water management problems and their possible solutions in semi-arid environments, which are plentiful…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 27 June 2018 12:03

Queen Elizabeth II honours CyI’s Trustee Mrs Edmée Leventis

The lifetime achievements of Mrs Edmee Leventis have been recognised in the 2015 British New Year Honours list, where distinguished personalities are awarded honorary titles by Queen Elizabeth II. Mrs Leventis has been styled Officer of the Most Excellent Order…
  • Last modified on Friday, 22 June 2018 08:24

MENA-CA CORDEX Meeting hosted by The Cyprus Institute

The Cyprus Institute hosted the 1st CORDEX MENA-CA meeting, at its premises in Nicosia, Cyprus, on 27-28 November 2014. The meeting involved around 20 high-level climate scientists and marked an important step forward in establishing CORDEX* networks and activities in…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 02 December 2014 12:09

Cyprus represented at the Commonwealth Science Conference

The first in 50 years Commonwealth Science Conference held in Bangalore, India on 25 - 28 November 2014 drew international attention, as it highlighted the formidable scientific programs pursued in Commonwealth countries. The event was organised under the aegis of…
  • Last modified on Monday, 01 December 2014 14:34

Through the Researcher’s... Eyes!

The Cyprus Institute participated to the event Through the Researcher's…Eyes, organized by Research Promotion Foundation at Filoxenia Conference Center, Nicosia, on Friday 28 November 2014. The event’s main objective is to bring the public and researchers together, and to present…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 27 November 2014 13:00

European Commission and Cyprus strengthen research links

On 20-21 November the Joint Research Center (JRC) and The Cyprus Institute jointly organised a workshop at the JRC research facilities in Ispra, Italy. The workshop was a follow-up to the Memorandum of Understanding that was signed on 22 July…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 26 November 2014 08:25

Bringing people together to combat land degradation in the Troodos mountains

With the aim of identifying soil threats and solutions in the Troodos, a participatory workshop was organized by The Cyprus Institute’s Water and Natural Resources Group in Polystipos village on November 18th 2014. The workshop was attended by 25 stakeholders,…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 18 November 2014 11:37

HPC-LEAP Applications are now Open

The European Joint Doctorate Program in High Performance Computing for Life sciences, Engineering and Physics (HPC-LEAP) is accepting applications for the academic year 2015-2016. To apply, please follow the link: https://hpc-leap.eu/index.php/application/online-application-system.html HPC-LEAP offers 15 PhD Marie-Sklodwska Curie fellowships for cross-disciplinary…
  • Last modified on Friday, 22 June 2018 08:41

“Scientific Day” in honor of Prof. Herwig Schopper’s 90th birthday

The “Scientific Day” on Friday morning, 24 October has been a remarkable day at The Cyprus Institute to honor Prof. Herwig Schopper,  Former Director General of CERN and Honorary Trustee of The Cyprus Institute, on the occasion of his 90th…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 16 October 2014 09:04

The Cyprus Institute coordinates a European Joint Doctorate Program

The Computational-based Science and Technology Center (CaSToRC) of The Cyprus Institute (CyI) will coordinate a consortium of 17 European academic and industrial institutions to implement a European Joint Doctorate (EJD) programme in computational sciences over the next 4 years. The…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 19 June 2018 12:26

A look ahead at the future of agricultural production and water use in Cyprus

  Sustainable water use and adaptation to climate change are challenging issues for the agricultural sector in Cyprus. This issue was discussed at the final public event of the AGWATER research project. The meeting was co-organisedby The Cyprus Institute and…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 05 July 2018 09:12

A Future for our Past: Presentation of the Ancient Cypriot Literature Digital Corpus

The Cyprus Institute presented during an official ceremony the innovative project "Ancient Cypriot Literature Digital Corpus" on Thursday, 18th September 2014. The event was held under the auspices of the President of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr.  Nikos Anastasiades and…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 07 October 2014 09:49

European Commission and Cyprus strengthen research links

On 22 July 2014, in Brussels, the European Commission's in-house science service, Directorate-General Joint Research Centre (DG JRC) and the Cyprus Institute hosted an official signing ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in order to further strengthen the collaboration…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 27 June 2018 08:43

Agios Antonios high school of Limassol visits CyI

Besides scientific advancement, EEWRC’s broader objectives include the proper environmental education of the local community of Cyprus and the broader region. Such an activity occurred in the Institute’s premises last week. It was our pleasure to have with us students…