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  • Last modified on Tuesday, 28 February 2017 15:43

CyI Board Reviews Progress and Meets The President of The Republic

In its 2017 meeting, the Board of The Cyprus Institute reviewed yet another successful year of operation. During the meeting, the trustees assessed in detail the progress made in the previous year, set up the strategic plan for 2017, ratified…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 16 February 2017 10:24

Discussing Climate Change Adaptation With Members of the Cyprus Parliament

The water researchers of the Cyprus Institute presented a Climate Change Adaptation Plan for the Pedieos River Basin to the Environment Committee of the Cyprus Parliament, on 15 February 2017. Modelling studies conducted by The Cyprus Institute show how Cyprus…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 16 February 2017 07:41

The Cyprus Institute celebrated World Soil Day

To celebrate the importance of soils, The Cyprus Institute organized a mountain terrace rehabilitation workshop in Platanistasa community, on Saturday December 3rd. This is the 5th workshop in a series of public events that are co-organized in collaboration with the…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 21 December 2016 11:12

Cyprus and Lebanon Reinforce Academic Collaboration

From the 12th to 17th of December, the Cyprus Institute (CyI) hosted a winter school on Geosciences for Masters’ students from the University of Lebanon, taught by Professors from France. The event was supported by the Agence Universitaire de la…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 15 December 2016 10:08

Hubert Curien Memorial Lecture 2016, “When Fundamental Discoveries meet Our Daily Lives”

The importance of how “Fundamental Discoveries meet our Daily Lives” and how important scientific advances are, were analyzed by the distinguished Professor Jean-Pierre BOURGUIGNON during the «Hubert Curien Memorial Lecture 2016» organized by The Cyprus Institute on 13 December. Prof.…
  • Last modified on Friday, 18 November 2016 12:29

The Institute for Technologies Applied to Cultural Heritage (ITABC-CNR) and Research Activities in Cyprus: a Long History of Friendly, Stimulating and Fruitful Collaboration

The Cyprus Institute, with the support of The Italian Embassy in Nicosia, hosted a colloquium entitled “The Institute for Technologies Applied to Cultural Heritage (ITABC-CNR) and research activities in Cyprus: a long history of friendly, stimulating and fruitful collaboration”. The…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 02 November 2016 07:24

In memoriam: Costas Stefanis (1928 -2016)

The news of the passing away of the internationally acclaimed Professor of Psychiatry of the University of Athens, Academician, former Minister and Honorary Member (Emeritus) of the Board of Trustees of the Cyprus Institute, Costas Stefanis was received by the…
  • Last modified on Monday, 31 October 2016 11:49

International workshop on ‘Air Pollution in the Mediterranean’

More than 100 scientific experts from 20 different countries, met in Larnaca from the 17 to the 21st October 2016 to examine the issue of Air Pollution in the Eastern Mediterranean. The workshop, “Atmospheric Processes in the Mediterranean”, was organized…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 25 October 2016 11:31

Cultural Heritage's New EU Alliance: E-RIHS

The Cyprus Institute designated as the regional node for the Eastern Mediterranean The European Commission approved the allocation of approximately four million Euros towards the establishment of the Pan European Research Infrastructure for Heritage Sciences (E-RIHS). The Cyprus Institute’s Science…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 05 October 2016 06:23

Researcher's Night 2016: Become a Scientist For a Day

For the ninth consecutive year The Cyprus Institute participated in the Researcher's Night, held at FILOXENIA International Conference Centre in Nicosia, an event which is part of the European Researchers' Night that took place - simultaneously - on Friday 30…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 01 September 2016 13:23

Expert Meeting on Global Change in North Africa and the Eastern Mediterranean

On August 25 and 26 some 50 experts from Africa, the United States of America, Japan, India and Eastern Mediterranean countries met to discuss pressing issues of global and climate change in the MENA Region (the term “MENA” is a…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 13 July 2016 12:31

The Cyprus Institute Recruits Leading Expert in Solar Thermal Energy

The Board of Trustees of the Cyprus Institute (CyI) has ratified the appointment of Dr. Manuel Blanco as the EC-funded European Research Area (ERA) Chair holder in the field of Solar Thermal Energy. He will join the Energy Division of…
  • Last modified on Monday, 30 November -0001 00:00

First Graduation Ceremony of Doctoral Students

Culmination of celebrations for the completion of 10 years since CyI’s establishment:First Graduation Ceremony of Doctoral StudentsThe first Graduation Ceremony of Doctoral students of The Cyprus Institute was held on Friday, July 1st in the presence of the President of…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 28 June 2016 09:47

Another Successful Solar Car Challenge 2016

Another successful Solar Car challenge 2016 organized by The Cyprus Institute in cooperation with the Nicosia Municipality took place in the heart of the capital on Sunday, June 26, 2016. Official Results Solar Car Challenge 2016:WINNER: Technical School of Augorou…
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10 Years of Cyprus Institute 2005-2015

On the occasion of the completion of 10 years since its establishment, The Cyprus Institute is organizing a series of events to highlight its important research work and achievements.The Institute, ten years since its establishment and 8 years since its…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 19 June 2018 10:21

The Cyprus Institute Solar Car Challenge 2016 - Sunday June 26th

Event Details: Date: 26 June 2016, Begins 10:00 Location: Nicosia City Center - corner of Stasikratous Str & Spyrou Kyprianou Ave   The Cyprus Institute is very proud to officially announce the date for The Cyprus Institute Solar Car Challenge…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 19 May 2016 08:15

New Horizons Open in Franco-Cypriot Scientific Collaboration

The Cyprus Instite and the Institut Français sign an agreement with the support of the French Ambassador Nicosia, May 13, 2016– H.E. Mr. René Troccaz, the Ambassador of France, and Mr. Jean-Pierre Mahoué, the director of the Institut Français yesterday…
  • Last modified on Friday, 20 May 2016 06:26

Climate-Exodus Expected in the Middle East and North Africa

Part of the Middle East and North Africa may become uninhabitable due to climate change The number of climate refugees could increase dramatically in future. Researchers of The Cyprus Institute and the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry in Mainz have calculated…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 19 April 2016 08:18

The Cyprus Institute’s infrastructures recognized as a key component of the European ACTRIS atmospheric network

The Cyprus Institute’s infrastructures recognized as a key component of the European ACTRIS atmospheric networkOn March 10th 2016, European Strategy Forum for Research Infrastructures (ESFRI) has officially adopted ACTRIS (Aerosols, Clouds, and Trace gases Research Infrastructure) on its updated research…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 13 April 2016 09:12

The American Ambassador visits The Cyprus Institute

The American Ambassador Mrs. Kathleen Doherty visited The Cyprus Institute’s premises in Athalassa Campus on Wednesday, 11 April 2016. The purpose of the visit was to brief the Ambassador on the scientific activities of The Cyprus Institute. During the meeting…
  • 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…
  • Last modified on Monday, 15 February 2016 10:19

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…
  • Last modified on Monday, 15 February 2016 10:20

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…
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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…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 26 June 2018 08:47

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…

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