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

Biostatistics Course Launch

February 2022 On 8 February 2022 the Medical School will launch a special 6-week short course series for healthcare professionals, researchers and students entitled Introductory Applied Biostatistics for Clinical and Public Health Research. Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health and Head of the Department of Primary Care and Population Health Elena [...]

Biostatistics Course Launch2022-02-04T10:57:09+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

Alumni engage with current students

by Careers & Alumni Office February 2022 One of the most rewarding ways for UNIC Medical School alumni to give back to the School is by being able to guide current students through the ins and outs of starting their career; by mentoring, delivering online specialty or information sessions, and assisting with marketing and recruitment [...]

Alumni engage with current students2022-02-04T15:17:34+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

Council of Ministers appoints Executive Dean to NBRI

The Council of Ministers of the Republic of Cyprus appointed UNIC Medical School’s Executive Dean Professor Andreas Charalambous member of the National Board for Research and Innovation (NBRI) for a three-year term. NBRI is the principal advisory body for defining Research and Innovation (R&I) strategy in Cyprus.  The Board undertakes the promotion and implementation of [...]

Council of Ministers appoints Executive Dean to NBRI2022-02-04T16:33:08+02:00
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