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Actions in the school unit

draseis_sxoliki_monadaMembers of the CY.C.E.R.E.’s scientific team deliver free lectures and presentations regarding the environment in several schools and they help teachers to implement environmental actions in both their classrooms and their schools.



The species of March 2018

Common Name: Barn swallow Scientific name: Hirundo rustica Family: Hirundinidae     Description It is the most famous species of swallow in Cyprus. It has as its main features a black-brown plumage and a long scissortail. His neck is reddish, a feature that distinguishes it from the rest of his family. ...

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European Success and Discrimination of MASS

The program MASS “Motivate and Attract Students to Science: Sharing best practices in the use of attractive and effective tools and methods of science” has been selected as a “success story” by a panel of experts from the Directorate-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture of the European Commission. “Success ...

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European Network For Environmental Citizenship – Cost Action CA16229

      European Network for Environmental Citizenship (ENEC) aims to improve understanding and assessment of environmental citizenship in European societies and participating countries. Environmental Citizenship is a key factor in EU’s growth strategy (Europe 2020) and its vision for Sustainable Development, Green and Cycle economy and Low-carbon society (EU-roadmap ...

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The species of December 2017

Name: Cyprus cyclamen Scientific name: Cyclamen cyprium Family: Primulaceae     Description A perennial, tubular herb of approximately 7-15 cm of height. The leaves are indivisible, heart-shaped, and fleshy, with a long stem and dentate edges with deep purple color on their lower surface. Its flowers are scente, single-pointed, with ...

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The species of November 2017

  Name: Egyptian fruit bat Scientific name: Rousettus aegyptiacus Family: Pteropodidae         Description The largest bat species and only the only flying mammal in Cyprus. It is quite small compared to some of its relatives. Its wingspan averages 60 cm and body length around 15 cm (6 in). Its weight ...

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Publication: Attitudes and behaviours of adolescents towards antibiotics and self-care for respiratory tract infections: a qualitative study

Meredith KD Hawking,1,2 Donna M Lecky, Pia Touboul Lundgren, Eman Aldigs, Hind Abdulmajed, Eleni Ioannidou, Demetra Paraskeva-Hadjichambi, Pauline Khouri, Micaela Gal, Andreas Ch. Hadjichambis, Demetrios Mappouras, Cliodna AM McNulty Abstract Background To understand attitudes and behaviours of adolescents towards antibiotics, antimicrobial resistance and respiratory tract infections. Design Qualitative approach informed ...

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