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Seven University of Nicosia academics among the top-cited scientists in the world

The University’s top-class research output was reaffirmed by the annual Stanford University list of top 100,000 scientists worldwide Seven (7) University of Nicosia (UNIC) academics are included on the annual list of 100,000 top-cited scientists worldwide and, correspondingly, in the top 2% of scientists in their field, according to a team of researchers at [...]

Seven University of Nicosia academics among the top-cited scientists in the world2022-10-25T09:29:27+03:00

University of Nicosia Advances to Top 501-600 Universities in the World

University of Nicosia Advances to Top 501-600 Universities in the World In the top 2% universities in the world, 157th  in the EU, 2nd in Cyprus and 4th among Cypriot and Greek Universities, according to Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023 The latest edition of the Times Higher Education [...]

University of Nicosia Advances to Top 501-600 Universities in the World2022-10-31T13:58:45+02:00

Worldwide postgraduate employability reaches 99.9%

The Medical School Careers Office is pleased to announce that, based on employment records, out of a total of 752 Medical School graduates (2015 – 2022), 751 or 99.9%, have been offered positions at over 300 medical centres around the world for residency training and research. For the MD programme graduates, this year [...]

Worldwide postgraduate employability reaches 99.9%2022-10-13T12:36:43+03:00

New study on craniofacial anomalies

September 2022 Congenital abnormalities affecting the face are commonplace, and they take a great physical and emotional toll on individuals and families. A recent study co-authored by Dr Annita Achilleos, Assistant Professor in Developmental Biology and Genetics at the Medical School, published in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), has helped [...]

New study on craniofacial anomalies2022-09-16T11:42:38+03:00

Professor Andreas Charalambous becomes Executive Vice President, Health

3 August 2022 The University of Nicosia announced on 1 August 2022 that Professor Andreas Charalambous has been promoted to the new post of Executive Vice President, Health. The new position, created by the Council of the University, will support the strategic development of Medicine, Veterinary Medicine and Health Sciences under the umbrella of UNIC [...]

Professor Andreas Charalambous becomes Executive Vice President, Health2022-08-03T11:46:05+03:00

Mobile clinic expeditions end this academic year with a visit to the Marathasa valley

Social responsibility is fundamental to the Medical School and is demonstrated in many ways, one of which being the mobile clinic expeditions.  After one and a half years of inactivity due to the COVID pandemic, the mobile clinic took to the road again this academic year, visiting rural areas including Lythrodontas, Geri, Kyperounta and [...]

Mobile clinic expeditions end this academic year with a visit to the Marathasa valley2022-07-14T11:19:52+03:00

Learning pharmacology in an integrated PBL medical curriculum and its effect on development of prescribing skills in diverse learners

The research project entitled ‘‘The effect of pharmacology teaching on diverse learners in a problem-based learning medical curriculum (PharmPBL)’ was successfully completed as of May, 2022. This was a joint research project between the University of Nicosia Research Foundation (UNRF) and St George’s, University of London (SGUL). The project received competitive funding from the Research [...]

Learning pharmacology in an integrated PBL medical curriculum and its effect on development of prescribing skills in diverse learners2022-06-30T15:24:03+03:00

8th Graduation Ceremony of University of Nicosia Medical School

The 8th Graduation Ceremony of the University of Nicosia Medical School took place at the UNIC Open Amphitheatre on Tuesday 28 June 2022. Among the invited guests was the Minister of Health Mr Michalis Hajdipantela and representatives of medical councils, societies and affiliated hospitals. In his welcome speech Dean Professor Andreas Charalambous congratulated the [...]

8th Graduation Ceremony of University of Nicosia Medical School2022-09-07T12:44:13+03:00

University of Nicosia Medical School Student Research Conference

The Medical School Student Society (MSSS) of the University of Nicosia Medical School in collaboration with the Medical Students Research Society (MSRS), and faculty and administrative staff of the School organised the first University of Nicosia Medical School Student Research Conference. The Conference took place on Saturday May 28, 2022 and was conducted in [...]

University of Nicosia Medical School Student Research Conference2022-06-14T17:02:09+03:00

Four Faculty Members among Top Scientists in the World

According to the 2021 World’s Top 2% Scientists ranking list published by Stanford University (Version 3, August 2021), Medical School Professors Andrew Nicolaides, Michael Davidson, Dimitris Drikakis, and Christos Georgalas are among the top 2% most widely cited scientists in various disciplines. This ranking, considered the most prestigious worldwide, is based on the bibliometric [...]

Four Faculty Members among Top Scientists in the World2022-06-14T12:10:46+03:00

Celebrating European Public Health Week 2022

Health Throughout the Life Course From 16 to 20 May 2022, the European Public Health Association (EUPHA) and the University of Nicosia Medical School are celebrating European Public Health Week. UNIC Medical School is participating in the following activities which demonstrate how members of varied sectors of our community are working towards "Health [...]

Celebrating European Public Health Week 20222022-05-13T10:44:51+03:00

Mobile clinic goes to Kyperounda village for screening of ophthalmological diseases

On Saturday, 7 May 2022, the Mobile Clinic in collaboration with the Pantheo Eye Center travelled to Kyperounda to perform ophthalmology checks. Eighteen medical student volunteers joined the expedition along with four Ophthalmologists from Pantheo Eye Cente: Dr Theodoros Potamites, Dr Katia Papastavrou, Dr Antigoni Koukkouli and Dr Alexandros Topalides. The Mobile Clinic team [...]

Mobile clinic goes to Kyperounda village for screening of ophthalmological diseases2022-05-24T09:55:06+03:00

University of Nicosia in the Top 40 Universities in the World for Quality Education

University of Nicosia in the Top 40 Universities in the World for Quality Education The University also shares the #1 position in Cyprus and Greece for its overall social and economic impact, according to the 2022 Times Higher Education Impact Rankings The 2022 Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings once again rank the University of Nicosia [...]

University of Nicosia in the Top 40 Universities in the World for Quality Education2023-03-07T10:44:06+02:00

Medical students win the Alistair Fielder Prize in Ophthalmology

Medical students and ophthalmic trainees competed for the Alistair Fielder Prize in Ophthalmology. More than 30 University of Nicosia Medical students attended this year’s International Pantheo Congress in Ophthalmology, with many of them participating with presentations and posters.  The Congress took place in Limassol on 9-10 April 2022 and was organised by the [...]

Medical students win the Alistair Fielder Prize in Ophthalmology2022-05-12T10:13:08+03:00

On the road to Lythrodontas village

Thursday, 28 April 2022 On 17 April 2022 the Medical School Mobile Clinic travelled to the village of Lythrodontas in the district of Nicosia.  Seventeen medical student volunteers under the guidance of Doctors Andrea Charalambous and Carolina Kitromelides, performed blood pressure measurements and glucose tests to more than 100 people. "For many of us, [...]

On the road to Lythrodontas village2022-09-28T11:47:20+03:00

Nominations for the ‘Panos Englezos Prize’ 2022

To be awarded to an individual with an outstanding contribution to the field of haemoglobinopathies. The University of Nicosia (UNIC) Medical School and the Thalassaemia International Federation (TIF) jointly award, on a biennial basis, the ‘Panos Englezos Prize’, to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution in one or more of the [...]

Nominations for the ‘Panos Englezos Prize’ 20222022-04-18T16:22:21+03:00

University of Nicosia Advances to Top 180 Among “Young” Universities Globally

The 2022 Times Higher Education Young University Rankings rank UNIC #179 in the list of the world’s best universities that are 50 years old or younger The 2022 edition of the Times Higher Education (THE) Young University Rankings rank the University of Nicosia (UNIC) number 179 in the world among the universities that are 50 years old [...]

University of Nicosia Advances to Top 180 Among “Young” Universities Globally2022-05-04T14:12:16+03:00

Piloting of Curriculum Work Area 1 for the Erasmus+ Project EmpathyInHealth

5 February 2022 The University of Nicosia Medical School is participating in the project ‘Curriculum Development using VR technology to enhance empathetic communication skills in future health care professionals’ (EmpathyInHealth) which is funded by the Erasmus+ programme (KA203 Strategic Partnerships for higher education). The main aim of EmpathyInHealth is to develop a curriculum for empathetic [...]

Piloting of Curriculum Work Area 1 for the Erasmus+ Project EmpathyInHealth2022-02-21T12:42:56+02:00

The complexity of Vitamin B12 diseases untangled

January 2022 A recent article in the journal Nature Communications offers insights into the complexity of vitamin B12, or cobalamin, diseases while revealing potential therapeutic avenues for the patients suffering from this family of disease. The authors of the article, including Medical School’s Assistant Professor in Developmental Biology and Genetics Dr Annita Achilleos, studied [...]

The complexity of Vitamin B12 diseases untangled2022-02-21T12:46:51+02:00

Deep brain electrophysiology in freely moving sheep

January 2022 A newly published article in Current Biology demonstrates that sheep can be a powerful animal model for brain function that can bridge the translational gap between rodents and primates. One of the authors of the article, Senior Research Associate in Neuroscience at the UNIC Medical School, Dr Nikolas Perentos [...]

Deep brain electrophysiology in freely moving sheep2022-02-03T12:09:07+02:00

Professor John Porter appointed to TIF Endowed Chair at UNIC Medical School

Monday, 10 January 2022 The University of Nicosia (UNIC) Medical School and the Thalassaemia International Federation (TIF) have recently signed an agreement for the establishment of the ‘TIF Chair in Haematology/Red Blood Cell Diseases’ at the Medical School. John Porter, Professor of Haematology and Consultant Haematologist at the University College London Hospitals (UCLH) and Head [...]

Professor John Porter appointed to TIF Endowed Chair at UNIC Medical School2022-02-03T12:08:45+02:00

The C-MOR project at the 14th European Public Health conference

The 14th European Public Health (EPH) conference took place virtually on 10-12 November 2021. This year, the conference theme was “Public health futures in a changing world”. At the conference, two faculty members of the Department of Primary Care and Population Health were invited, through a competitive peer-reviewed abstract submission and selection process, to present the [...]

The C-MOR project at the 14th European Public Health conference2021-12-14T14:40:53+02:00
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