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  • 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…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 21 June 2018 13:45

The Cyprus Institute as the MENA Regional Hub for “Future Earth”

"Future Earth", one of the most ambitious and most prestigious international  programs of global sustainability,  announced on  2nd July that the management of the program was entrusted to an international consortium in which  The Cyprus Institute is a key participant, …
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Improving Irrigation Water Use with the ENORASIS System

Thirty agricultural and environmental researchers, officials, producers and consultants met at the Department of Agriculture’s District Office in Limassol to get introduced to ENORASIS, a smart irrigation decision support system, on 24 June 2014. The ENORASIS system has been developed…
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4th LinkSCEEM General User Meeting June 2014

The Computation-based Science and Technology Center (CaSToRC) of The Cyprus Institute, the EU funded FP7 project Linking Scientific Computing in Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean (LinkSCEEM-2) and the Cy-Tera project co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund and the Republic…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 27 June 2018 09:00

CyI at the international symposium “El Greco: The Cretan Years”

2014 marks the 400th anniversary of El Greco's death in Toledo, Spain. To commemorate the event the Historic Museum of Crete  and the Benaki Museum in Athens are presenting an important exhibition called “Domenikos Theotokopoulos between Venice and Rome” to…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 19 June 2018 11:17

Another very successful Solar Car Challenge by The Cyprus Institute!

Now in its fifth year the Solar Car Challenge has become a popular annual summer event. This year the event returned to Nicosia and the Solar Cars raced in the City Center using the sun as their only fuel. The…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 27 June 2018 13:47

Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) & Cultural Heritage workshop

The FP7 infrastructure project Linking Scientific Computing in Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean (LinkSCEEM), coordinated by The Cyprus Institute, and STARC jointly organized a workshop on Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) and Cultural Heritage research. The workshop was held at the…
  • Last modified on Friday, 12 January 2018 07:54

CyI’s Doctoral Programs accredited

The Cyprus Institute’s (CyI) Doctoral Programs are now formally accredited, following the ratification of the recommendation of the Council of Educational Evaluation-Accreditation (SEKAP) by the Minister of Education and Culture. Accreditation by the Ministry constitutes the highest formal recognition for…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 12 June 2014 06:36

Visit of the Slovak Ambassadress at The Cyprus Institute

On Thursday, 5 June the Ambassadress of the Slovak Republic, H.E. Dr. Oksana Tomova visited The Cyprus Institute. Dr. Tomova attended a meeting with the President of the Institute, Prof. Costas N. Papanicolas and a group of researchers, where she…
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World Environment Day 5 June 2014

Saving and Preserving a Precious Resource: Environmental Research at The Cyprus Institute We tend to take the world around us and the environment in particular as a given and unchanging. However, the overexploitation of natural resources, the dumping of pollutants…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 03 June 2014 11:19

CyI Scientists introduce students to the World of Research

Two teams from CyI’s Science and Technology in Archaeology Research Center (STARC) in collaboration with two public schools participated at the competition “Students in Research - MERA” («Μαθητές στην Έρευνα»), organized by the Research Promotion Foundation (RPF) in collaboration with…
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The Cyprus Institute's Bioarchaeology group participates in the preparation of the new exhibition ‘The Body’ at the Cyprus Museum

The Department of Antiquities is presenting, with The Cyprus Institute’s contribution, the temporary exhibition “The Body: lived experiences in ancient Cyprus” which is hosted at the Cyprus Museum. For archaeologists, who study human civilisation through the ages, the body constitutes…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 19 June 2018 09:57

Racing with the sun: The Cyprus Institute Solar Car Challenge 2014

The first Solar Car Challenge was organised by The Cyprus Institute in June 2010, at the Daytona Race Track in Tseri, in collaboration with the Research Promotion Foundation. Due to its great success an annual event was born. In 2011,…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 26 June 2018 09:49

Protecting our soil with the RECARE project

Can the answer be in the soil? RECARE Project – finding and sharing solutions to protect our soils A growing world population has to deal with increasingly urgent issues of food security, flooding and drought, as well as pollution, which…
  • Last modified on Friday, 22 June 2018 08:12

Ambassadors and Members of Diplomatic Missions visit The Cyprus Institute

   Twenty-one Ambassadors and other members of Diplomatic Missions accredited in Cyprus visited The Cyprus Institute on Tuesday, 11th March 2014. The Greek Ambassador Mr. Vassilis Papaioannou, in his capacity as Dean of the Diplomatic Corps in Cyprus, was leading…
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The Continuous Plankton Recorder (CPR) initiative at EEWRC

A joined General Assembly meeting between the FP7 project PERSEUS (Policy-oriented marine Environmental Research for the Southern European Seas) and the COCONET (COast to COast NETworks) project took place in Athens, Greece this last January 27th and 28th. The meeting…
  • Last modified on Friday, 21 February 2014 12:25

The Minister of Labour and Social Insurance at The Cyprus Institute

The Minister of Labour and Social Insurance, Mrs. Zeta Emilianidou visited The Cyprus Institute’s premises in Athalassa Campus on Tuesday, 11th February. Mrs. Emilianidou was accompanied by the Ministry’s Permanent Secretary, Mr. Andreas Assiotis. During the meeting CyI President, Prof.…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 05 July 2018 13:01

Management Plan for the Choirokoitia World Heritage Site presented at CyI Colloquium

The unprecedented turnout and the great interest of the public colloquium organized by The Cyprus Institute on the management of the prehistoric Choirokoitia site in cooperation with the Department of Antiquities, the French Institute and ICOMOS Cyprus, stresses the importance…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 18 July 2018 09:07

BeWater Kick-Off Meeting: Productive Participation & Partnership

More than 30 participants from around Europe gathered in Barcelona, Spain, for the first meeting of a new European project which will involve the active participation of society in water adaptation to global change. The stage for collaboration over the…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 19 December 2013 04:39

The Mayor of Nicosia visits The Cyprus Institute

The Mayor of Nicosia Mr. Constantinos Yiorkadjis visited The Cyprus Institute’s premises in Athalassa Campus on Wednesday, 18th December. The Mayor was accompanied by Mr. Chrysanthos Fakas, Municipal Councillor. During the meeting the CyI President, Prof. Costas N. Papanicolas presented…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 19 June 2018 13:24

Conference on Scientific Computing - CSC 2013

The FP7 infrastructure project Linking Scientific Computing in Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean (LinkSCEEM) coordinated by The Cyprus Institute, and the Partnership for Advanced Computing in Europe (PRACE) organized the Conference on Scientific Computing 2013 (CSC 2013) in Paphos during…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 27 November 2013 06:17

Signing of a MoU between The Cyprus Institute and the Cyprus Department of Meteorology

The Cyprus Institute (CyI) and the Cyprus Department of Meteorology signed a Memorandum of Understanding during an official ceremony on Tuesday, 26th November 2013. The agreement was signed on behalf of The Cyprus Institute by its President Prof. Costas N.…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 26 June 2018 10:16

The Cyprus Institutes’ Unmanned Research Aircrafts ready for takeoff

After more than four years of intensive work, The Cyprus Institute celebrated on Thursday, 21st November 2013, during an official ceremony the Inauguration of the Unmanned Aircraft Research Facility. H.E. the Minister of Communications and Works, Mr. Tasos Mitsopoulos attended…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 27 June 2018 13:32

Obituary: Founding Trustee Glafkos Clerides

Glafkos Clerides, a founding Trustee of CREF and The Cyprus Institute, was born in Nicosia on 24 April 1919. He was the fourth President of the Republic of Cyprus from 1993 to 2003. He died on Friday, 15 November 2013…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 12 November 2013 09:03

The Joint Research Centre (JRC) highlights CyI research in Brussels

The Cyprus Institute was invited by the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission to present its expertise and activities in Research and Communication of Cultural Heritage in the context of a high-level meeting on the theme "Scientific Support…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 27 June 2018 12:31

The President of the Republic of Cyprus honours CyI’s Institute Professor Jos Lelieveld

Τhe Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation together with the Planning Bureau organised a meeting on Friday, 18th October 2013, between the President of the Republic of Cyprus and the European Research Council (ERC) Grantees based in Cyprus, as recognition of their achievement…

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