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  • The University of Nicosia’s CEO, Antonis Polemitis, alongside the Blockchain Initiative Coordinators, Professors George Giaglis and Soulla Louca, attended the premier blockchain technology summit in the world, Consensus 2017, in New York City.

  • Monica dazzled the audience with a story about three people... Maria, Jack, and Alex all struggle with different addictions. She explains the molecular basis of addiction in a clear, entertaining way that leaves you with an empowering take-home message.

  • Engineering as a subject is known to be intense and challenging, but at UNIC it was also very rewarding. As a student, I felt very lucky to have had the opportunity to attend classes organised and delivered by talented and caring educators, who came to UNIC from some of the world’s most renowned universities.

  • Mediterranean and International Conferences Successfully Organised within the Framework of the European Union Funded Project ‘Water-DROP’

  • Greek flora is very rich in aromatic plants among which are Origanum species, widely consumed herbs that belong to Lamiaceae family and are abundant in phenolic compounds (1, 2). In this study, we examined the ability of the extracts (dichloromethanic, methanolic, aqueous) from Origanum dictamnus, Origanum scabrum and Origanum microphyllum of Greek origin, to modulate cell viability of MCF-7 and MDA (breast), Ishikawa (endometrial) and PC-3 (prostate) cancer cells, by use of MTT assay. Ishikawa, MDA and PC-3 cells showed no response to all Origanum extracts tested. The viability of MCF-7 cells showed a small but significant increase to methanolic extracts.

  • Dr. Ken Smith, Associate Professor of Music, is preparing a critical edition of a previously unknown composition held in manuscript at the Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève in Paris.

  • The University of Groningen in the Netherlands has initiated the prestigious Rosalind Franklin Fellowship (RFF) programme to promote the advancement of talented international researchers at the highest levels of the institution. The RFF programme is co-funded by the European Commission (FP7-PEOPLE-2012-COFUND-Marie-Curie Action) and attracts the best researchers from all over the world to perform research in their own field of research.

  • Asian countries are experiencing rapid educational, economical and social development and growth. However, they are facing enormous challenges due to the lack of qualified human resources, management practices and research activities/infrastructure in their education sectors. The ‘SmartLink: South-East-West Mobility for Advanced Research, Learning, Innovation, Network and Knowledge’ project is funded under Erasmus Mundus Action 2 (EMA2) – Strand I - Call for Proposals EACEA/18/13.