International Newsletter of the University of Cyprus
|Vol.2, June 2014
|RESEARCH AND INNOVATION / PROJECTS
University of Cyprus:Ranks fourth among 500 universities of the 13 new EU Member States
The University of Cyprus ranks fourth among 500 universities of the thirteen new EU member states. This ranking is based on the volume of participation of each university in competitive research programmes funded by the EU during the period 2007-2013. The results were recently published by the project MIRRIS which is funded by the European Commission. More
New Archaeological Research Network for Integrating Approaches to Ancient Material Studies - NARNIA
NARNIA is the acronym of the project entitled New Archaeological Research Network for Integrating Approaches to Ancient Material Studies which is an Initial Training Network that falls under the Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions and is funded by the 7th Framework Program. More
|EDUCATION AND MOBILITY|
Establishment of a Confucius Institute at the Univesity of Cyprus
The University of Cyprus (UCY) began discussions for the establishment of a Confucius Institute on its premises in April 2012, after the proposal of the Beijing Institute of Education (BIE). More
The M.Sc. in Petroleum Engineering of the University of Cyprus
The ongoing growth of the energy demand enables the industry of Hydrocarbons to expand continuously despite the economic climate. A challenging program, that combines subjects from geosciences and petroleum engineering. More
|INTERNATIONAL EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES|
| (EC)2 EuroConference Series in Quantitative Economics and Econometrics
The Department of Economics at the University of Cyprus hosted the European Conference of the Econometrics community, EC2, in December 13-14, 2013. EC-squared is a series of annual international conferences on research in quantitative economics and econometrics. More
JURE 2014: Learning and Instruction Inside Out
The University of Cyprus is proud to host the 18th Conference of the JUnior REsearchers (JURE 2014) of EARLI (European Association for Researchon Learning and Instruction). The conference aimed to enable participants to share their research with both junior and senior researchers, receive productive feedback and engage in discussion about the pressing issues in learning and instruction research. More
| SOCIAL CONTRIBUTION AND PROGRAMMES
| Light it up Blue!
The University of Cyprus has actively participated for the third consequent year at the Light it Up Blue campaign, a unique global initiative that kicks-off Autism Awareness Day and helps raise awareness about autism. In honour of this historic day, many iconic landmarks, hotels, sporting venues, concert halls, museums, bridges and retail stores are among the thousands of buildings lit blue to raise autism awareness.
Our institution lighted blue the Historic Clock located at its old campus and informed the university community, its alumni and the society in general on different aspects of autism, in its effort to create awareness and enhance diversity. More
|TASTE OF CYPRUS|
Paphos, the city of Aphrodite and the "European Capital of Culture 2017"
Paphos is a coastal town on the Southwest of Cyprus, which boasts as the birthplace of goddess Aphrodite. A resort which combines beautiful seaside, historical sights and sporting activities, Paphos is an ideal destination for all. Paphos has been selected as the European capital of Europe for 2017...
Discover Paphos in the following link: http://www.pafos2017.eu/en/