University of Nicosia Advances to Top 601-800 Universities in the World

The latest edition of the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings, released on 2 September 2021, reaffirms the University of Nicosia’s (UNIC) global standing, ranking it among the Top 601-800 universities in the world. Correspondingly, UNIC ranks among the Top 250 universities in the European Union.

2021-09-06T11:08:26+03:00September 3rd, 2021|Fall 2021, Featured, News|

Notable differences in the level of immunity gained through vaccination compared to natural infection

There is a significant difference between the level of antibodies (IgG) acquired by natural infection and those gained through vaccination, according to the results of the first phase of a large-scale study carried out by the Department of Life and Health Sciences of the University of Nicosia and the Bioiatriki Group, with the support of SIEMENS (provision of consumables).

C-MOR Consortium Releases Findings on Excess Mortality from the Pandemic in 22 Countries

Global consortium representing 27 institutions compared mortality in the previous five years to deaths between January and August 2020. They found that some countries showed excess all-cause mortality, while other nations had minimal or even decreased excess mortality.

2021-07-30T14:41:23+03:00July 30th, 2021|C-MOR, C-MOR COVID-19 Mortality, Featured, News|

University of Nicosia Ranks in Top 201-250 across Emerging Economies Countries

UNIC joins UCY and CUT on this list, in yet another testament to the tremendous development of the university field in Cyprus, according to the 2021 Times Higher Education Emerging Economies University Rankings

2021-03-17T18:42:27+02:00March 11th, 2021|Featured, News|

Weather Seasonality Can Help Predict Second Wave of Pandemic

University of Nicosia researchers Dbouk and Drikakis reach quintet of COVID-19 related research. According to their latest paper in Physics of Fluids, temperature, humidity, and wind are typically overlooked key epidemiological parameters

2021-02-05T19:52:05+02:00February 5th, 2021|COVID-19 Seasonality, Featured, Featured Research, News|

Air Purifiers may increase the spread of airborne viruses

University of Nicosia researchers Dbouk and Drikakis return with important input as relates to COVID-19 and confined spaces. According to their latest paper in Physics of Fluids, adding ventilation increases the rate at which potentially infected air can circulate in compact spaces.

2021-02-05T19:51:13+02:00February 5th, 2021|COVID-19 Confined Spaces, Featured, Featured Research, News|

University of Nicosia Ranks among Top 4% of Universities in EECA Region

The 2021 “QS World University Rankings: EECA”, released on 16 December 2020, once again rank the University of Nicosia (UNIC) as one of the top 4% of universities in the region, in which over 3,300 universities operate across 24 countries. More specifically, UNIC was ranked for a third consecutive year in the Emerging Europe and Central Asia (EECA) Region, out of the 600 universities that were assessed (and, ultimately, 400 ranked) this year by the global rankings agency.

2020-12-21T13:29:19+02:00December 21st, 2020|Featured, News, Spring 2021|

UNIC Research Suggests Repeated Coughing Seriously Degrades Face Mask Efficiency

University of Nicosia researchers Dbouk and Drikakis return with more important input in reviewing social distancing guidelines; small droplets of saliva can emerge from a face mask, with some droplets then traveling as far as 1 metre.

University of Nicosia Once Again Achieves 5 QS Stars in Distance Learning Education

The QS Intelligence Unit reaffirmed the University’s exemplary standing, following its 2017 success as the first university in the EU to achieve a 5-Star rating in Online/Distance Learning

2020-12-02T12:12:19+02:00June 15th, 2020|Featured, News, Spring 2021|

UNIC Research Suggests Saliva Droplets Can Travel More Than Two Metres In Light Winds

According to a University of Nicosia paper published in Physics of Fluids, a mild cough occurring in low wind speeds of 4-15 km/h can propel saliva droplets for up to 6 metres. Important input in reviewing social distancing guidelines in windy conditions.

UNIC Recognised by Times Higher Education for Quality Education and Global Impact

University of Nicosia recognised by Times Higher Education for its Quality Education and enduring Global ImpactUNIC ranks 42nd globally in Quality Education in the expanded 2020 THE Impact Rankings, which recognises universities across the world [...]

2020-12-02T12:12:27+02:00April 22nd, 2020|Featured, News, Spring 2021|

University of Nicosia Consistently Ranked among Leading Universities in EECA Region

QS World University Rankings has recognised UNIC for two years running in the Emerging Europe and Central Asia (EECA) Region, with the University ranking at number 106 and 91 among 1,800 tertiary institutions across 24 countries

2019-10-16T09:48:30+03:00October 15th, 2019|Featured, News|
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