Category Archives: Science

University of Cyprus secures highly competitive ERC Synergy Grant for research project “Water-Futures”

How the world will achieve the provisioning of high-quality water services in the future while facing severe climate, economic and population pressures, under considerable uncertainty, is a key question, which the principal investigators of the project...

Education pioneer, Frederick University founder dies

Michalis Frederikou, educational pioneer, founder and president of Frederick University, has died aged 83.The university issued an announcement saying, “his funeral will be held on Monday 24 August at Agias Varvaras church in Kaimakli. Due to the coron...

COVID19: Cabinet to review measures, return to school

Cyprus’ cabinet meeting on Friday will decide on whether some COVID-19 restrictions should be relaxed or extended for social gathering while agreeing on protocols for schools to reopen in September.Ministers have convened at the presidential residence ...

COVID19: Face masks will be part of school uniform

Cyprus students will be returning to school in early September after COVID-19 lockdown shut them out but they must wear a face mask in class.Following a cabinet meeting at the Presidential resort in Troodos, Education Minister Prodromos Prodromou told ...

Schools to be technologically upgraded for online education, Kokkinos says

Schools are being technologically upgraded for online education, Kyriacos Kokkinos, Deputy Minister to the President for Research, Innovation and Digital Policy, said on Friday after a meeting of the Council of Ministers at the presidential residence i...

Mixed system of education may be needed, Digital Deputy Minister tells CNA ahead of new school year

The new school year which begins on September 7, 2020, may involve a mixed system of physical presence of pupils in the classroom and a remote learning, Digital Deputy Minister Kyriacos Kokkinos has said.Kokkinos told CNA that the Deputy Ministry