• Cyprus Science and Research Centre

    Cyprus Science and Research Centre

    A centre of excellence for science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics (STEAM) education research, science communication and innovation will be established in Cyprus.
  • Our aim is to create the first interactive science centre in Cyprus

    Our aim is to create the first interactive science centre in Cyprus

    Providing education and research resources to the people of Cyprus and Eastern Mediterranean region.
  • Funded by the European Union

    Funded by the European Union

    The project (Phase I) has been funded by the European Union under the Horizon2020 “Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation-Teaming”
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Member Organizations of the Consortium



Frederick University


European University Cyprus has its roots in Cyprus College, which was founded in 1961. Today EUC is a modern university, operating five Schools, namely, the School of Humanities, Social and Education Sciences, the School of Business Administration, the School of Sciences, the Medical School, and the School of Law. The University hosts a diverse and dynamic research community with experienced researchers, including Nobel Laureates Professor Robert Huber (Chemistry, 1988) and Professor Ada Yonath (Chemistry, 2009). European University Cyprus is actively engaged with local, regional and global partners to promote opportunities for long-term strategic research partnerships and innovative programs of study. The mission of the university is to educate students for successful careers and life achievement, to understand and serve the needs of society, and to create knowledge through research and innovation. During the last decade, the University has developed an intense research activity in a wide spectrum of ICT, Health, and Socioeconomic Sciences and Humanities through coordination or participation in national, international and European Union-funded research programs. Sources of funding for research conducted by faculty members include Horizon 2020, 7th Framework Program, Erasmus+, Life-Long Learning 2007-2013, Directorates General of the European Commission, the Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation, United Nations, governmental bodies and others. The university is one of the 400 organizations in Europe that have been awarded the EU's 'HR Excellence in Research' badge.


It is anticipated that a number of EUC Schools and Departments will be actively involved in the proposed project including the School of Education Sciences, the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, the Department of Life Sciences and the School of Medicine.


 Project Team

  1. Mavrotheri-Meletiou Maria
  2. Efstathiou Andreas – CONTACT PERSON
  3. Loucas Louca

Relevant Publications

Meletiou-Mavrotheris, M., Mavrou, K., and Paparistodemou, E. (Eds.) (2015). Integrating Touch-Enabled and Mobile Devices into Contemporary Mathematics Education. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Kyriakides, A.,Meletiou-Mavrotheris, M., and Prodromou, T. (2016). Mobile technologies in the service of students' learning of mathematics: The example of game app A.L.E.X. in the context of a primary school in Cyprus. Mathematics Education Research Journal (MERJ), 28(1), 53-78.

Efstathiou, A., et al., 'Herschel Observations and a model for IRAS 08572+3915: A candidate for the most luminous infrared galaxy in the local (z < 0.2) Universe', 2014, MNRAS, 437, L16.

Louca, T. L., Zacharia, C. Z., & Constantinou, P. C. (2011). In Quest of Productive Modeling-Based Learning Discourse in Elementary School Science. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 48(8), 919-951.





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