International Newsletter of the University of Cyprus

 
Vol.3, December 2014 
 
RESEARCH AND INNOVATION / PROJECTS
 
bullet sm Research grant from the European Commission achieved by the Department of Computer Science: Participates in the project "Miraculous-Life for Elderly Independent Living. ar trans More
bullet sm European Programme COST: The Faculty of Engineering of the coordinates 2 of the 40 New European Research Networks. ar trans More
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University of Cyprus in ERC: Cyprus received 9 grants from European Research Council, 7 of them earned by the University of Cyprus. ar trans More
bullet sm The Industry Liaison Office (ILO): Operating since 2013 under the project "Development and Operation of Industry/Enterprise Liaison Offices in Universities Operating in the Republic of Cyprus". ar trans More
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 EDUCATION AND MOBILITY
bullet smErasmus+ Programme/KeyAction1–Mobility of Individuals: UCY secures over a million Euros for the funding of student and staff mobility. ar trans More  
bullet smGlobal Confucius Institute Day Celebration: The Confucius Institute at the University of Cyprus (CI at UCY) was celebrated at the new campus on 27th of September 2014.  ar trans More
bullet sm Opening Ceremony of the Confucius Institute: The Confucius Institute at the University of Cyprus started its operation in 2014 and was established in collaboration with the Beijing Institute of Education (BJIE), the University of Cyprus (UCY) and the Confucius Institute Headquarter. ar trans More
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INTERNATIONAL EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES
bullet sm International Recognition and Accreditation: The Graduate Programme in School of Psychology was accredited by the International School Psychology Association (ISPA). ar trans More

bullet sm FOSS Research Centre of Sustainable Energy: Won the top prize at the biggest conference for photovoltaics in Europe, the 29th European PV Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU-PVSEC). ar transMore

bullet sm European Project Association (EPA) Award: The "2014 Award for outstanding achievements in development of the EU through European Projects" was awarded to the Director of Research and International Relations, University of Cyprus and president of the Cyprus Mathematical Society, Dr Gregory Makrides. ar trans More 
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bullet sm"Research Award-Distinguished Researcher 2014": Awarded to Constantinos Deltas, Professor of Genetics in the Department of Biological Sciences of the University of Cyprus, Director of the Molecular Medicine Research Center and Head of the Laboratory of Molecular and Medical Genetics. ar trans More 

bullet sm"Research Award – Young Researcher 2014": Awarded to Triantafyllos Stylianopoulos, Lecturer of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering at the University of Cyprus and Director of the Cancer Biophysics Laboratory ar trans More 

 SOCIAL CONTRIBUTION AND PROGRAMMES

bullet sm Donation of €9 million to the Medical School from the Nicos & Elpida Shacolas Foundation: The goal of the donation is to contribute to the advancement of the Medical School as a center of excellence in medical education and research. ar trans More
bullet sm Organic Photovoltaics: Developments in the field of organic photovoltaics from the department of chemistry. Deeper understanding of the function of the most efficient "plastic" solar cells. ar trans More  
bullet sm The Honor Frost Foundation (HFF) Grant Awards: 
Two separate grants were awarded to University of Cyprus for the support of Maritime Archaeology. ar trans More 

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  TASTE OF CYPRUS
bullet sm Larnaka: countless choices..one destination:

Larnaka has a long, colourful and rich history. Hundreds of years of contrasting civilizations, architecture and culture have left their mark on what has always been one of Cyprus' most important and diverse regions. It is the third largest and most populated city in Cyprus and the easternmost city of the New Europe. One of the best ways to take in the magic of Larnaka is to experience it on foot, with an informative and interesting guided tour.

Discover Larnaka in the following link: www.larnakaregion.com


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