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The USA Ambassador visits The Cyprus Institute

The Ambassador of the USA to Cyprus Mr. John M. Koenig visited The Cyprus Institute’s premises in Athalassa Campus on Wednesday, 23rd October. The Ambassador was accompanied by Mrs. Karen Enstrom - Regional Energy Officer, Mr. Keith Peterson - Public…
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Launching of The Cyprus Institute’s Mobile Laboratory for Archaeology (STAR-LAB)

On Tuesday, 22nd October 2013 The Cyprus Institute during an official ceremony launched the STAR-LAB project. STAR-LAB is a Strategic Infrastructure project of the Science and Technology in Archaeology Research Center (STARC) of The Cyprus Institute. The project aims at…
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Documenting the past with digital technologies

In September 2013 The Cyprus Institute (STARC: Dr S. Hermon, G. Iannone, M. Faka and I. Atzeni Erasmus student), has started a collaboration within the framework of the 3D Icons project, with Prof. A. De Palmas Professor of European Protohistory…
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Science Rocks!

Researcher’s Night 2013 For the sixth consecutive year The Cyprus Institute participated to the annual European event Researchers' Night. The event’s main objective is to bring the public at large and researchers together, and to present and explain science in…
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Exploring the Akamas sea caves

Ecological studies require a certain amount of exploration. At the Akamas Peninsula, CyI researchers together with their collaborators from NGO Enalia Physis Environmental Research Centre, visited a rare kind of cave, found only in few places in the Mediterranean. Caves…
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Member of the Parliament Mr. Prodromos Prodromou visits The Cyprus Institute

Mr. Prodromos Prodromou, Member of the Parliament with the Democratic Rally Party (DHSY) visited The Cyprus Institute’s premises in Athalassa Campus on Thursday, 22nd August. During the meeting which was also attended by members of the academic and research staff,…
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The final conference of the EU-DARECLIMED Project: Sharing data and information in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East Chania, Crete, Greece July 23 to 25, 2013

On July 23 to 25, 2013, some fifty scientists from European and Eastern Mediterranean countries gathered in Chania, Crete, Greece for a conference on “Sharing data and information in the Eastern Mediterranean and the Middle East” (www.cyi.ac.cy/rd/dareclimedevent.html). The conference was…
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Another successful Solar Car Challenge by The Cyprus Institute

Now in its fourth year, The Cyprus Institute Solar Car Challenge has become a popular annual summer event. This year’s event took place on Sunday, 30th June. The race was co-organized by Neapolis University and the Pafos and Geroskipou municipalities.…
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The Greek Ambassador visits The Cyprus Institute

The Greek Ambassador Mr. Vasilis Papaioannou visited The Cyprus Institute’s premises in Athalassa Campus on Wednesday, 26th June. The Ambassador was accompanied by Mr. Vangelis Tsolkas, Secretary of the Embassy. During the meeting the President of the Institute, Prof. Costas…
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Movement of Social Democrats - EDEK visits CyI

A delegation from the Movement of Social Democrats – EDEK, led by its President and President of the House of Representatives Mr. Yiannakis Omirou, visited The Cyprus Institute on the 19th of June. Mr. Omirou was accompanied by the party’s…
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Solar Car Challenge 2013

Now in its fourth year, the Cyprus Institute Solar Car Challenge has become a popular annual summer event. Co-organized by Neapolis University and the Pafos and Geroskipou municipalities, this year’s event will take place on the public roads of Pafos…
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Cy-Tera is celebrating its first year of successful operation

The Cy-Tera supercomputer at The Cyprus Institute is the first national supercomputer facility open to all scientists in Cyprus, being in operation since May 2012. It operates following the model of other established European supercomputing centers and was funded through…
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‘Future Earth’ Regional Workshop for the Middle East and North Africa.

The Cyprus Institute in collaboration with the International Council for Science (ICSU) organised on 3 – 5 June 2013 in Nicosia the ‘Future Earth’ Regional Workshop for the Middle East and North Africa. ‘Future Earth’ is a 10-year international research…
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Professor Zev Levin bestowed with Helmholtz International Fellow Award

Dr. Zev Levin, a Professor at The Cyprus Institute was recently awarded the Helmholtz International Fellow Award for his extensive work in cloud and precipitation physics and many years of contribution in the management of science. Professor Levin joined the…
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Developing innovative research for the study of deep water fossilised corals

One of the key elements in understanding the deep water marine environment is the detailed study of the growth of corals and their micro-environment. Such work requires detailed observations of coral shape and structure, growth rates and identification of other…
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Princeton University awards visiting research scholarship

Asst. Professor Nikolas Bakirtzis of the Science and Technology and Archaeology and Research Center (STARC), has recently been awarded a Visiting Research Scholarship by Princeton University’s Seeger Center for Hellenic Studies to pursue his research over the 2013 Summer Term…
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The Cyprus Institute, central partner in top level European program

The Cyprus Institute participates as a strategic partner to the EU funded project ‘Scientific and Technological Alliance for Guaranteeing the European Excellence in Concentrating Solar Thermal Energy’ (STAGE-STE). The four-year project with European funding of €9.500.000 was evaluated with an…
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Modeling the Chemical Aging of Dust Particles

Atmospheric dust particles are an integral part of the Earth System and play an important role. (1) They interact with the Earth’s energy balance (2) they affect human health, and (3) they interact with anthropogenic air pollution. The latter, however,…
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RTI results on El Greco Paintings

Following the application of RTI (Reflectance Transformation Imaging) photography on three paintings by the famous Cretan artist Domenikos Theotocopoulos, internationally known as El Greco, in Nicosia (January 2013). Nikolas Bakirtzis and Ropertos Georgiou of The Cyprus Institute’s Science and Technology…
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Aerosol Measurements

An intensive measurement campaign of the chemistry and physics of atmospheric aerosol in Cyprus Atmospheric aerosols affect our health by entering our lungs and also by serving as vehicles for bacteria and other biological organisms. In addition aerosols from natural…
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US Energy Secretary: Ernest Moniz nominated by President Obama

President Obama nominated Prof. Ernest Moniz, Director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Energy Initiative and Honorary Trustee of The Cyprus Institute as Energy secretary of the US Department of Energy, one of the most important Ministries of the US…
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Innovative Approaches for Sharing Cultural Heritage Knowledge

The Cyprus Institute’s Science and Technology in Archaeology Research Center (STARC), recently organised an international workshop on Innovative Approaches for Sharing Cultural Heritage Knowledge Virtual Museums, Europeana and Digital Libraries. The workshop was devoted to innovative approaches, new media and…
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Third LinkSCEEM Thematic Workshop for Climate Research

The Computation-based Science and Technology Research Center (CaSToRC) of The Cyprus Institute in collaboration with the Jülich Supercomputing Centre (JSC), Germany and the Max-Planck Institute for Chemistry (MPIC), Germany organised the Third LinkSCEEM Thematic Workshop for Climate Research, as a…
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Cyprus Institute research highlighted in New Scientist Magazine

Research results from The Cyprus Institute were recently highlighted in the renowned New Scientist magazine. The article "Greek economic crisis has cleared the air" in the January issue, elucidates that there is a decline in air pollution in the wake…
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Presidential candidate Stavros Malas visits The Cyprus Institute

Presidential candidate Dr. Stavros Malas visited The Cyprus Institute on Wednesday, 23rd January. Dr. Malas was accompanied by his campaign team, MP Mrs. Irene Charalambidou, Mr. Matheo Matheou and Mr. Costas Hadjithomas (from PEO). Dr. Malas visited a number of…
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Technology Light on El Greco

CyI’s Imaging Center for Archaeology and Cultural Heritage (ICACH)* applied Reflectance Transformation Imaging (RTI) photography on three celebrated paintings of Cretan artist Domenikos Theotokopoulos (1541-1614), known as El Greco during his illustrious career in Spain. CyI researchers Nikolas Bakirtzis and…
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The Italian Republic awards Dr. Andreas Pittas the Grande Ufficiale medal

The Italian President, Mr. Giorgio Napolitano awarded Dr. Andreas Pittas, former President of the Employers and Industrialists Federation and Member of The Cyprus Institute’s Board of Trustees with the medal of the Grande Ufficiale (Grand Officer). This is the highest…
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Cyprus Democratic Rally Party visits The Cyprus Institute

A high ranking delegation from the Cyprus Democratic Rally Party visited The Cyprus Institute (CyI) on Friday, 9 November 2012. The delegation consisted of parliament members Mr. Charis Georgiades, DHSY Spokesman, Mr. Tasos Mitsopoulos, DHSY parliament representative and Mr. Nikos…
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Climate and human health: the impact of climate change on vector-borne disease

Climate change is expected to impact widely upon human health, including changes in the geographical distribution of insects that carry diseases such as Malaria, Dengue Fever, West Nile Fever, Chikungunya Fever and others. The Mediterranean basin and the Middle East…
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Coral research at The Cyprus Institute

The Cyprus Institute in collaboration with NGO Enalia Physis Environmental Research Centre (EPERC) is carrying out fascinating coral research in the seas of Cyprus. From the sunny to the dark, from the warm to the cold, from the shallow to…
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Second LinkSCEEM Thematic Workshop for Climate Research

The Computation-based Science and Technology Research Center (CaSToRC) of The Cyprus Institute (CyI) in collaboration with the Jülich Supercomputing Centre (FZJ/JSC), Germany and Max-Planck Institute for Chemistry (MPIC) organised a 3-day Thematic Workshop for Climate Research on 9-11 October 2012.…
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Researcher’s Night: Exploring science through fun learning

For the fifth consecutive year The Cyprus Institute participated to the annual European event Researchers' Night. The event’s main objective is to bring the public at large and researchers together, and to present and explain science in a relaxed and…
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The Ukrainian Ambassador, Dr. Boris Humeniuk visits The Cyprus Institute

The Ukrainian Ambassador, Dr. Boris Humeniuk visited The Cyprus Institute’s Athalassa Campus premises on Friday, 14th September. The Ambassador was accompanied by Mr. Υan Orlovskyi, Counsellor on Economical Issues. During the meeting the President of the Institute, Prof. Costas N.…
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The Australian Commissioner visits The Cyprus Institute

The Australian High Commissioner Mr. Trevor Peacock visited The Cyprus Institute’s premises in Athalassa Campus on Monday, 27th August. During the meeting the President of the Institute, Prof. Costas N. Papanicolas, presented its overall vision and achievements and briefed the…
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Second LinkSCEEM General User Meeting June 2012

The Computation-based Science and Technology Research Center (CaSToRC) of The Cyprus Institute (CyI) in collaboration with the Jülich Supercomputing Centre (FZJ/JSC) in Germany, the National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences (NARSS) and the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) in Egypt…
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Signing Ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding between The Cyprus Institute and the Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development (ENEA)

A Signing Ceremony of a Memorandum of Understanding between The Cyprus Institute and the Italian National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development (ENEA) was held on 19th of June 2012, formalizing the already existing cooperation between the…
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The Cyprus Institutes’ success in securing competitive research funds

An extensive article entitled “Cypriot participation in the programs and activities of the 7th Framework Program for research and technological development of the European Union” was recently published in the latest issue (March – April 2012) of the Cyprus’ Research…
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NCSA News presents the close cooperation between CyI and the University of Illinois

The close cooperation between Τhe Cyprus Institute (CyI) and the University of Illinois was recently highlighted in an extensive article in the NCSA News. The article focused on the development of the first national computational infrastructure in Cyprus, CyI’s Cy-Tera…
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Digital Cultural Heritage Workshop May 2012

The Cyprus Institute in collaboration with the Cyprus Antiquities Department and the City of Scientific Research and Technological Applications in Egypt, the Fraunhofer‐Institut für Graphische Datenverarbeitung in Germany and the Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche in Italy organised an international Workshop…

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