You Might Survive a Nuclear Blast—if You Have the Right Shelter | WIRED

But let’s be honest: Most people, even in the moderate damage zone, won’t survive. Hardly anyone lives or works in nearly windowless reinforced-concrete buildings, nor in the vicinity of a concrete bunker.

2023-01-26T09:10:16+02:00January 26th, 2023|In English, UNIC IN THE NEWS|

Scientists simulated a nuclear explosion on a major city – and how you might hope to survive it | Science & Tech News | Sky News

Scientists have simulated what would happen if a nuclear bomb was dropped on a major city.

2023-01-19T13:27:19+02:00January 19th, 2023|In English, UNIC IN THE NEWS|

How to survive a nuclear explosion: Scientists reveal the safest places to take shelter | Daily Mail Online

How to survive a nuclear explosion: Scientists reveal the safest places to take shelter | Daily Mail Online Since Russia's invasion on Ukraine started almost a year ago, the threat of devastating nuclear war [...]

2023-01-19T13:23:44+02:00January 19th, 2023|In English, UNIC IN THE NEWS|

University of Nicosia mourns the loss of Senior Vice Rector Emeritus Andreas Polemitis | Cyprus Mail

The University of Nicosia (UNIC) expresses its deep sadness on the passing of Professor Andreas Polemitis, who played a foundational role in the University’s development and was a pioneer of university education in Cyprus.

2023-01-11T16:20:11+02:00December 16th, 2022|In English, UNIC IN THE NEWS|

Andreas Polemitis has died at the age of 80

The academic world is saddened tonight over the death of Dr. Andreas Polemitis who died after a four-week battle with COVID.  Dr. Polemitis was not only the co-founder of the University of Cyprus, but he also served as Chairman and Academic Dean of the University since its founding in the early 80s.

2023-01-11T16:20:40+02:00December 16th, 2022|In English, UNIC IN THE NEWS|

World’s largest crypto exchange platform to set up shop in Cyprus, KNEWS

The FTX bankruptcy scandal a few weeks ago rocked the entire crypto world to its core, after its founder Sam Bankman-Fried, the "wonderboy" of the crypto trading world, was caught using money from his clients to purchase personal assets in the Bahamas.  A major detriment to the industry as a whole, according to Binance CEO, Changpeng Zhao.

2022-12-05T10:21:18+02:00November 29th, 2022|In English, UNIC IN THE NEWS|

The pollution caused by rocket launches – BBC Future

For their research paper, Ioannis Kokkinakis and Dimitris Drikakis, scientists at the University of Nicosia in Cyprus, used real rocket launch data from a Space X Falcon 9 rocket in 2016 to create the "first high-resolution and high-order computational model" of its kind to analyse in detail the impact of rocket emissions on the climate

2022-11-03T21:37:14+02:00November 3rd, 2022|In English, UNIC IN THE NEWS|

PwC: Increased optimism about global economic growth and concerns among CEOs in Cyprus | Cyprus Times

An online presentation of the 10th Cyprus CEO survey with the participation of PwC’s Global Chairman   Κατέβασε το APP της CYPRUS TIMES! ΕΔΩ για Android και ΕΔΩ για iOS PwC’s 10th Annual CEO Survey [...]

2022-09-07T13:19:50+03:00April 22nd, 2021|In English, UNIC IN THE NEWS|

Cyprus gaining ground for university studies | Cyprus Mail

The UK used to be among Cypriots’ first choices when it came to going to university, but things are changing. With Brexit done and dusted, gone are the days of free movement, reduced tuition fees and student loans for Europeans – something that has left many school graduates and their parents at a loss. Luckily, things are changing in Cyprus, too. With universities based on the island, such as the University of Nicosia (UNIC) starting to climb up world rankings, many are starting to embrace the notion of studying at home.

2021-04-28T17:17:21+03:00April 21st, 2021|In English, UNIC IN THE NEWS|

PwC: Increased optimism about global economic growth among CEOs in Cyprus | Stockwatch – All about the economy

PwC's 10th Annual CEO Survey records increased levels of optimism among business leaders in Cyprus. In the context of the 24th global survey conducted with the participation of 5.050 CEOs from 100 countries, PwC Cyprus [...]

2022-09-07T13:18:58+03:00April 21st, 2021|In English, UNIC IN THE NEWS|

Ο καθηγητής Πέτρος Καραγιάννης στο euronews: «Δεκτοί στην Κύπρο όσοι έχουν εμβολιαστεί πλήρως»

Χωρίς τη διενέργεια τεστ θα γίνονται δεκτοί στην Κύπρο ταξιδιώτες εμβολιασμένοι κατά του κορονοϊού, όπως δήλωσε στο euronews ο καθηγητής Μικροβιολογίας και Μοριακής Ιολογίας στην Ιατρική Σχολή του Πανεπιστημίου Λευκωσίας Πέτρος Καραγιάννης.

Air Purifiers may increase the spread of airborne viruses

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 [...]

Coronavirus: distancing and masks likely to remain into summer

Coronavirus: distancing and masks likely to remain into summer Social distancing measures are likely to remain into the summer, a member of the government coronavirus advisory team said in an interview on Thursday morning. Addressing [...]

2021-02-12T16:35:56+02:00February 11th, 2021|COVID-19 UNIC in the Press, In English, UNIC IN THE NEWS|

Doctor Petrou: It would be ideal to have effective vaccines from any available source

Doctor Petrou: It would be ideal to have effective vaccines from any available source It would be ideal to have safe and effective vaccines from any available source, Dr Christos Petrou, Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical [...]

2021-02-10T11:56:41+02:00February 9th, 2021|COVID-19 UNIC in the Press, In English, UNIC IN THE NEWS|

Rapid antigen testing for employees and the general population – Testing units, 9 February 2021

Rapid antigen testing for employees and the general population – Testing units, 9 February 2021 Aiming at the continuous surveillance of the epidemic picture in Cyprus, the Ministry of Health continues the free programmes of [...]

2021-02-09T12:41:23+02:00February 8th, 2021|COVID-19 Government Announcements, In English|

Coronavirus: Researchers say virus forecasts should focus on weather

Coronavirus: Researchers say virus forecasts should focus on weather New research paper by University of Nicosia says weather conditions play a key role in where and when a next wave of the pandemic will strike [...]

Temperature, humidity and wind could be used to predict another wave of coronavirus

Temperature, humidity and wind could be used to predict another wave of coronavirus Air temperature and humidity play a key role in determining when and where a second wave of the pandemic will strike, new [...]

Coronavirus: Cabinet to discuss further easing of restrictions

Coronavirus: Cabinet to discuss further easing of restrictions The cabinet is meeting Wednesday and is expected to discuss possible easing of coronavirus measures in sports and cultural events. The epidemiological data of the last days [...]

2021-02-05T15:18:51+02:00February 3rd, 2021|COVID-19 UNIC in the Press, In English, UNIC IN THE NEWS|

Airborne Infection Rate index predicts timing of second wave of pandemic

Airborne Infection Rate index predicts timing of second wave of pandemic The "second wave" of the coronavirus pandemic has placed much blame on a lack of appropriate safety measures. However, due to the impacts of [...]

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