Press Releases

13/10/2020: Cryptocurrency Mass Adoption – Problems and Solutions – Webinar

Eleven years ago, an article appeared out of nowhere on the Internet that presented the first digital currency, Bitcoin. The purpose of bitcoin was to become the first digital currency that would solve the Double-spending problem faced by previous attempts on creating electronic coins. How was it going to do that? By utilizing the Blockchain technology. Until today it is still unknown who developed the Blockchain technology, all we know is the author’s name, Satoshi Nakamoto, but this is now irrelevant as 11 years later Blockchain technology has brought a tremendous revolution in the field of digital transactions. This presentation covered vital viewpoints of Industry’s experts on the Mass Adoption of Cryptocurrencies.

07/10/2020: Award For Applied Research, Excellence Of Knowledge And Contribution

On Wednesday, 7th October 2020, the Cyprus Education Leaders Awards ceremony was held for the second year by Boussias Communications with the kind support of the DIAS Publishing House.

The “Cyprus Education Leaders Awards” is a pioneering institution, which highlights and awards the remarkable work of educators at all levels of education and is held under the auspices of the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth, the Cyprus Youth Organisation, the Pancyprian Organisation of Greek Teachers (POED), the Organisation of Greek Secondary Education Providers (OELMEK), the Organisation of Technical Education Providers (OELTEK), the Association of Private Schools of Cyprus and the Cyprus Computer Society.

Neapolis University Pafos took part in the competition process with the Intelligent Systems Laboratory of the University’s Computer Science Department, whose participation received the highest distinction from the institution’s evaluation committee in the Higher Education category “Investment in the field of Education in Computer Science”.

For many years, the University’s Intelligent Systems Laboratory has provided practical support to students, who choose educational robotics as a creative pastime, as it has been recognised by tutors, professors, parents and students as an important factor in the cultivation and development of computer science skills.

The Intelligent Systems Laboratory is staffed by distinguished academic scientists-members of the academic community of Neapolis University Pafos, who through their original and intensive research activity aims towards producing highly prestigious scientific publications, creating new applied knowledge of excellence and applying it for the improvement of the educational process and the strengthening of the wider educational community’s skills.

10/09/2020: Challenges and the Prospects of Employment in the field of Computer Science in Paphos

An open online meeting with four international computer science companes: Nexxie, Statare, Roothund and Beepxtra.

01/07/2020: Artificial Intelligence: Threat or Opportunity?

Live discussion with three academic researchers from Switzerland and Cyprus. Dr. Margarita Chli from the ETH of Zurich, Dr. Savvas Chatzichristofis from the Neapolis University Paphos, and Dr. Sotiris Hatzis of TEPAK.

16/04/2020: Broadcasting at DisruptCyprus

Neapolis University Pafos (NUP) following its longstanding policy of continuously providing and supporting the local community, with its available academic and technological resources offered in order to assist and enhance the efforts of The Republic of Cyprus and Local Authorities to decrease the consequences of the pandemic. The Rector of the Neapolis University Pafos, Professor Pantelis Sklias, the Associate Professor Marios Argyridis, and the Associate Professor Savvas Chatzichristofis, are hosted at DisruptCyprus to discuss live the Neapolis University Initiative #NUPSupportAgainstCOVID19. 

15/04/2020: Presentation on Kanali 6 of the Actions of Neapolis University for Restricting the Consequences of the Covid19 Pandemic and the #NUPSupportAgainstCOVID19 Initiative.

04/02/2020: Our resent win in Poland during the International XII Robotic Arena is highlighted in several news media island-wide.

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19/12/2019: Simerini newspaper presents our Enorasis Robot and highlights our  3rd Place at Robotex International 2019 Line follower competition.

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13/10/2019: An interview of Zinon Zinons for Τaxidromos24 newspaper about  Neapolis University Pafos, the new Postgraduate Programs and the Department of Computer Science.

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06/09/2019: Avant-garde newspaper talks with Savvas Chatzichristofis about Robots and Educational Robotics.

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04/07/2019: The Enorasis project, our line-following robot is featured in the Phileleftheros newspaper, the biggest selling newspaper in Cyprus.

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