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Dr Charalambos Charalambous completes a course in Computational Neuroscience

Dr Charalambos C. Charalambous, a post-doctoral fellow in Neuroscience, has recently successfully completed a 3-week intensive course in Computational Neuroscience. This course is offered online via the Neuromatch Academy (https://academy.neuromatch.io) which teaches the computational techniques crucial for success in academia and industry. It serves thousands of students each year with hundreds of teaching assistants around [...]

Dr Charalambos Charalambous completes a course in Computational Neuroscience2022-08-08T15:06:13+03:00

EmpathyinHealth Meeting and Learning Activity

Wednesday, 20 July 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 create  a curriculum for [...]

EmpathyinHealth Meeting and Learning Activity2022-07-25T14:58:46+03:00

Promising Results on Treating Chronic Retina Disease

UNIC's Medical School Assistant Professor of Pharmacology, Katerina Prokopiou, is the first author of the study ‘A prospective multicentre, randomised, double-blind study designed to assess the potential effects of omega-3 fatty acids,’ which was presented at the conference of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) 2022 held recently in Denver, Colorado. [...]

Promising Results on Treating Chronic Retina Disease2022-07-20T11:41:18+03:00

EmpathyinHealth Mutliplier Event

Thursday, 07 July 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 create  a curriculum for [...]

EmpathyinHealth Mutliplier Event2022-07-25T14:59:18+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

‘Beyond Pre-Accelerator Programme’ of Junior Achievement Cyprus

Participation of students of the University of Nicosia Medical School in the ‘Beyond Pre-Accelerator Programme’ of Junior Achievement Cyprus Junior Achievement Cyprus launched for the first time in Cyprus the ‘Beyond Pre-Accelerator Programme.’ The Programme builds a bridge between purely educational programmes delivered to universities and more advanced accelerators and incubators. It aims to [...]

‘Beyond Pre-Accelerator Programme’ of Junior Achievement Cyprus2022-06-24T15:19:46+03:00

Scholarship for the PhD in Medical Sciences in the field of Epidemiology and Public Health

Scholarship for the PhD in Medical Sciences in the field of Epidemiology and Public Health for the PhD Research Project ‘Efficacy of dietary supplement use in cancer survivorship care: Meta-analysis for guiding evidence-based patient care’   The PhD in Medical Sciences: The University of Nicosia Medical School offers the degree PhD in Medical Sciences in Epidemiology [...]

Scholarship for the PhD in Medical Sciences in the field of Epidemiology and Public Health2022-07-27T11:46:25+03:00

Scholarship for the PhD in Medical Sciences in the fields of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering

Scholarship for the PhD in Medical Sciences in the fields of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering for the PhD Research Project ‘Development of a closed-loop controller for automatic administration of anaesthetic and analgesic agents during surgery using machine learning methods’ The PhD in Medical Sciences: The University of Nicosia Medical School offers the degree PhD in Medical [...]

Scholarship for the PhD in Medical Sciences in the fields of Neuroscience and Biomedical Engineering2022-07-27T11:46:33+03:00

Scholarship for the PhD in Medical Sciences in the field of Neuroscience

Scholarship for the PhD in Medical Sciences in the field of Neuroscience for the PhD Research Project ‘Characterization of circadian rhythm modulations in intracranial EEG and their relationship to seizure onsets in focal epilepsy’ The PhD in Medical Sciences: The University of Nicosia Medical School offers the degree PhD in Medical Sciences.  The degree is awarded [...]

Scholarship for the PhD in Medical Sciences in the field of Neuroscience2022-07-27T11:46:43+03:00

Train the National Tutors Training for the EmpathyInHealth Project

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 create  a curriculum for empathetic skills development [...]

Train the National Tutors Training for the EmpathyInHealth Project2022-06-20T15:47:51+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

1st Learning Activity for the Erasmus+ Project EmpathyInHealth

3 June 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 [...]

1st Learning Activity for the Erasmus+ Project EmpathyInHealth2022-06-08T14:13:24+03:00

Medical School Faculty receive grant from the Alzheimer’s Association

Does the administration of probiotics to patients with mild Alzheimer’s Disease (AD) reduce neuroinflammation, improve cognitive functioning and positively affect neurophysiological measures? The Alzheimer’s Association has recently awarded Dr Nicoletta Nicolaou an Alzheimer's Association Research Grant – New to the Field to study the effect of probiotics in patients with mild AD. The [...]

Medical School Faculty receive grant from the Alzheimer’s Association2022-04-19T10:18:40+03:00

Piloting of Curriculum Work Area 3 for the Erasmus+ Project EmpathyInHealth

22 March 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 [...]

Piloting of Curriculum Work Area 3 for the Erasmus+ Project EmpathyInHealth2022-03-23T15:43:54+02:00

C-MOR data used by ABC Australia for a 2-year COVID anniversary article

ABC News, one of the leading news media in Australia, recently published an article titled ‘Life. Death. COVID-19’ to mark two years since the first reported COVID-19 death in the country. While acknowledging that thousands of Australians have already lost their lives to COVID-19, the article presents a balanced debate on how much death [...]

C-MOR data used by ABC Australia for a 2-year COVID anniversary article2022-03-23T10:11:56+02:00

Piloting of Curriculum Work Area 2 for the Erasmus+ Project EmpathyInHealth

26 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 2 for the Erasmus+ Project EmpathyInHealth2022-03-09T16:37:23+02:00

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

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

Beyond Pre-Accelerator Programme

The Junior Achievement Cyprus in collaboration with eight stakeholders: The Cyprus Institute of Neurology and Genetics, Karaiskakio Foundation, Cyprus Oncology Society, Cyprus Federation of Patients’ Associations, Cocoon Creations, IDEA, Cyprus Seeds and CYENS Centre of Excellence, has launched for the first time in Cyprus the ‘Beyond Pre-Accelerator Programme’ which will [...]

Beyond Pre-Accelerator Programme2021-12-01T12:29:25+02:00

Development of VR and Educational Videos for the Erasmus+ Project EmpathyInHealth

15 November 2021 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 [...]

Development of VR and Educational Videos for the Erasmus+ Project EmpathyInHealth2022-02-04T11:00:40+02:00
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