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Publication: Promoting RRI and active citizenship in an inquirybased controversial socio-scientific issue: the case of cholesterol regulation with statins

Andreas Ch. Hadjichambis, Yiannis Georgiou, Demetra Paraskeva Hadjichambi, Eleni A. Kyza, Andria Agesilaou & Demetrios Mappouras Abstract Science education is an important dimension of the European Commission’s Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) objectives; however, RRI is not an explicit focus of biology teaching and few biology teachers have experience in ...

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Tree Per Year Every Citizen-One tree per year every citizen

One tree per year every citizen  Commitment of Citizens / Organizations  I become a Volunteer  Declaration of Areas for tree planting Donation of trees / materials Donations Successes Participation Form  For more information visit the website: www.kykpee.org/treeperyear.    

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Species of August 2019

  padding right=”10%” left=”10%”] Name: Lotus Scientific Name: Ziziphus lotus Family: Rhamnaceae   General Inforfmation “Do you think I eat cones”? A phrase derived from the Cypriot tradition used by the speaker when he wants to indicate that he is not easily fooled by what his interlocutor says. But what ...

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Awards for 2018 – 2019

The Cyprus Center for Environmental Research and Education CYCERE of the Holy Metropolis of Limassol awards for the fourth consecutive year the “Student Award CYCERE for the Environment” for the school year 2018 – 2019. The prize is awarded to students of the last grade, who showed the greatest action ...

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Species of July 2019

Name: European blind snake – Anilios Scientific Name: Typhlops vermicularis Merrem Family: Typhlopidae     Discerption Anilios (European blind snake) is one of the smallest snakes in Cyprus with a length not exceeding 40 cm and with a very thin trunk that creates a thorn-shaped end in the tail area helping to anchor the snake ...

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Species of June 2019

Name: Rose Geranium Scientific Name: Pelargonium graveolens Family: Geraniaceae   General information It belongs to the family of Geraniaceae. In Cyprus it is called koulin or thkoulin and in Greece it is goldsmith, goldsmith and musk leaf. It blooms from April to September. Description Polycyclic semi-shrubby perennial plant. Hair shoots with glandular and ...

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Species of May 2019

Name: Barn swallow Επιστημονικό όνομα: Hirundo rustica Family: Hirundinidae     General Information’s The characteristic twigs of the swallows and their dancing wings are the herald of spring and flowering in our country. The island has given us a wealth of songs, poems and tales related to swallows. However, most people ...

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Species of April 2019

  Name: Clove Scientific Name: Eugenia caryophyllus Family: Myrtaceae       General Infrormation’s Clove is one of the most popular seasonings in the world, second in sale after pepper [1,2,4]. It is an aromatic flavoring that has a strong, spicy flavor and consists of unripe dried buds [1]. In particular, it consists of ...

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4th Pancyprian Student Conference on Environment and Sustainability

The 4th Pancyprian Student Conference on Environment and Sustainability was held with great success in the Events Hall of the Holy Diocese of Limassol, on Saturday, April 6, 2019. The Conference is organized by the Inspectorate of Physiognomy / Biology / Geography of the Directorate of Secondary Education of the ...

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Species of March 2019

Name: Lowell – Caterpillar Scientific Name: Ocnogyna (loweii) Cypriaca Family: Artiicadae     Description It is an invertebrate insect, the lepidopteran insect larva, which is formed from the egg of a butterfly. It has a worm and a soft body that resembles a small cylinder. The body of the caterpillar is fluffy and vivid in ...

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