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  • Last modified on Wednesday, 15 February 2023 10:23

Kick-off Meeting for ANCHISE Project

  On the 7th and 8th of February 2023, CyI's Science and Technology in Archaeology and Culture Research Center (STARC) researchers Assoc. Prof. Sorin Hermon (in presence) and Valentina Vassallo (online), participated in the launch of the ANCHISE Project, a…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 04 January 2023 07:07

Prof. Constantine Dovrolis, New CaSToRC Director, Effective January 1st 2023

Internationally recognised expert scholar Professor Constantine Dovrolis has been selected as CyI’s new CaSToRC Director, and he assumed his duties on January 1st 2023. The CyI Board of Trustees ratified in its last meeting, October, 7th 2022, the selection of…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 03 January 2023 13:25

Climate Change Threatens Human Health in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East Region

Photo Credits: Photo by Ahmed Akacha/Pexels A study published in the scientific journal ‘Environmental Research’ presents the first comprehensive review of how climate change impacts the health of people in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East (EMME) region. It identifies climate-induced…
  • Last modified on Friday, 16 December 2022 11:22

Prof. Fadi Comair Elected Chair of the ECOMED Academy

Professor Fadi Comair, Director of Energy Environment and Water Research Center EEWRC at the Cyprus Institute was unanimously elected as Chair of the ECOMED Academy on the 12th of December 2022 during the Task Force First Meeting.   Furthermore, it…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 13 December 2022 13:28

Visit of the Regional Hub Officer for Environment, Science, Technology and Health Affairs (ESTH), Ms. Megan Ihrie, and US Embassy Officials to CyI

  With the scope of strengthening existing collaboration on climate change related matters, the Regional Hub Officer for Environment, Science, Technology and Health Affairs (ESTH), Ms. Megan Ihrie, and a US Embassy delegation visited CyI’s premises in Nicosia, on Tuesday,…
  • Last modified on Friday, 09 December 2022 14:32

The Cyprus Institute and Friends of CyI Association Organize Panel Discussion to Raise Awareness on Climate Crisis in the Aftermath of COP27 Summit

From left to right: Dr Theodoulos Mesimeris, Senior Environment Officer and Head of “Climate Action and Energy Unit” of the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment, Ms. Elena Rafti, Climate Diplomacy Ambassador of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Vice-President…
  • Last modified on Friday, 09 December 2022 11:06

Visit of H.E. the Ambassador of Saudi Arabia in Cyprus, Mr. Khaled Al-Sharif, to CyI

The Ambassador of Saudi Arabia in Cyprus, H.E. Mr. Khaled Al-Sharif, visited The Cyprus Institute’s premises in Nicosia, to discuss the possibility of cooperation in areas with common interest, as well as to reinforce the existing collaboration between Saudi Arabia…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 06 December 2022 07:51

REACT4MED Partners Celebrate World Soil Day

At a REACT4MED Project meeting hosted by the University of Haifa, Israel (29 November – 1 December 2022), Dr. Christos Zoumides represented the research team of The Cyprus Institute and presented the Cyprus case study. REACT4MED stands for “Inclusive Outscaling…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 01 December 2022 09:01

CyI Receives Three Awards at the 2022 CY Green Public Procurement (GPP) Ceremony

Head of Procurement, Mr. Patrikios Tymvios receives award from Minister Kadis  The Cyprus Institute received a total of three awards at the CY GPP AWARDS 2022 event, held on Tuesday 29th of November 2022 at the amphitheatre of the Central…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 29 November 2022 08:38

Visit by Foreign Diplomats to Choirokoitia and PROTEAS Solar Facility

A delegation of foreign diplomats visited the Choirokoitia Neolithic settlement, and The Cyprus Institute’s PROTEAS Solar Facility in Pentakomo, on the outskirts of Limassol, on Tuesday 22nd of November 2022. The visit was co-organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 22 November 2022 08:53

Wallbox and EKCO Maximum Power Delegations Visit PROTEAS

Further options for closer cooperation were discussed on Friday, 18th of November 2022, during a visit of Wallbox delegation, including its Account Executive, South-Eastern Europe and Turkey, Mrs. Ela Jurko, and the official distributor of Wallbox in Cyprus, EKCO Maximum…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 22 November 2022 08:31

CyI Faculty Listed Among World's Leading Scientists

A number of faculty from The Cyprus Institute have recently been listed in two prestigious rankings of the world’s top scientists. The first list, entitled “Updated science-wide author databases of standardized citation indicators” is published by Stanford University (USA), and…
  • Last modified on Monday, 14 November 2022 11:48

3PRO-TROODOS Project Coordinated by CyI, Launches the First Voluntary Quality Label “Troodos Mountain Agriculture” in the Cyprus Market

  Fruit and vegetables with the quality certification label “Troodos Mountain Agriculture” were officially presented for the first time in the Cyprus market, and in particular at the new “Mikropolis” supermarket, on Athalassas Avenue, in central Nicosia, aiming to provide…
  • Last modified on Monday, 07 November 2022 11:24

EKCO Maximum Power Managing Directors Visit PROTEAS Facility

  Options for close cooperation between The Cyprus Institute and EKCO Maximum Power, a company that deals with electric Vehicle Charging Solutions, were broadly explored during a visit, on Friday, 4th of November 2022, of the company’s Managing Directors Mr.…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 27 October 2022 14:09

Kick-Off Meeting for the WEFE4MED Project

  The WEFE4MED is a Coordination and Support Action Project with four-year duration, starting 1 October 2022, funded by the Partnership for Research in the Mediterranean Area (PRIMA). The PRIMA programme is an Art. 185 initiative supported and founded under…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 27 October 2022 13:53

CyI and Nicosia Municipality Sign MoU on Adopting Novel Energy Efficiency Strategies for New Buildings and Refurbishment of Existing Buildings

Mayor of Nicosia, Mr. Constantinos Yiorkadjis and CyI President Prof. Costas Papanicolas The Cyprus Institute signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Municipality of Nicosia, agreeing to reinforce their collaboration on issues of common interest related to the adaptation…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 25 October 2022 12:53

CyI Representatives Participate in the Global Forum, Muscat Oman

Between the 16th and 20th of October 2022, representatives of the CyI Innovation and Entrepreneurship Office, Anixi Antonakoudi and the Center of Science and Technology in Archaeology and Culture (STARC), PhD Student / Graduate Research Assistant Valentina Vassallo, have participated…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 20 October 2022 07:28

STARC and APAC Labs Researchers Participated in the 22nd CIRG Conference 2022

  The 22nd International Glyptographic Conference of CIRG (Centre Internationale de Recherche Glyptographique), successfully took place on 10-14 October 2022, in Larnaca at the Phivos Stavrides Foundation, organised and coordinated by STARC’s and APAC Labs’ researchers. The conference brought together…
  • Last modified on Friday, 14 October 2022 07:02

IAEA-CyI Joint Event on Energy and Climate Planning Successfully Completed

On 10 -12 October 2022, The Cyprus Institute hosted a Regional Meeting on Integrated Energy and Climate Planning, organized in the frame of the International Atomic Energy Agency’s project RER2018 “Analyzing Low Carbon Pathways towards an Ambitious Decarbonized Energy Sector…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 06 October 2022 09:43

CyI Researchers Participate in NI4OS-EUROPE Regional Event in Budapest

  On September 28th, The Cyprus Institute’s NI4OS-Europe team participated in the EOSC regional event in Budapest, Hungary. The event, which took place at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics, brought together partners from 15 countries in the Eastern…
  • Last modified on Thursday, 06 October 2022 12:46

The CyI Graduate School Welcomes its New Students

  It is with great pleasure that the CyI Graduate School welcomed the new Ph.D. and MSc/MPhil students with a series of events that took place from September 27th to September 28th as part of Registration & Orientation Day.  Prospective…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 28 September 2022 13:06

SESAME’s Scientific Director Dr Andrea Lausi and Delegation of DMRID, Visit CyI

On Wednesday, 28th of September 2022, SESAME’s Scientific Director Dr Andrea Lausi and delegation of the Deputy Ministry of Research, Innovation and Digital Policy (DMRID) including Ms. Elena Poulli, and Ms. Eleana Gabriel, visited The Cyprus Institute’s premises in Athalassa,…
  • Last modified on Tuesday, 27 September 2022 07:32

CyI Hosts the Third Plenary Meeting of Confluences Partnership

  On Monday, 26th of September 2022, the Confluences Partnership held its third hybrid Plenary meeting, aimed at building a common project focussing on climate risk to cultural heritage in the Eastern Mediterranean.   Established following a meeting in April…
  • Last modified on Monday, 19 September 2022 13:31

STARC Researchers Featured in Documentary About “The Kouros of Palaikastro”

 Photo: Reconstruction of the foot of Kouros A documentary featuring the ongoing work of STARC researchers on the 3D documentation and digital analysis of the Kouros of Palaikastro, a unique chryselephantine (gold-and-ivory) statuette from Crete of extraordinary craftsmanship dating back…
  • Last modified on Wednesday, 21 September 2022 06:23

The 2022 Cyprus Institute Summer School on Archaeological Science: The aftermath

The Science and Technology in Archaeology and Culture Research Centre (STARC) and the Graduate School of the Cyprus Institute successfully organised for the third time an intensive one-week Archaeological Science Summer School “Promoting Archaeological Science in the Eastern Mediterranean and…

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