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Greek University Team Creates Platform that Detects Coronavirus in Real Time

A National Technical University of Athens team was awarded in a European Commission competition for creating a platform that uses sewer surveillance for early COVID-19 detection. The Greek team collaborated with students from the Netherlands, Spain, and the United Kingdom...

Greek Scientist on the Path to Develop Solution to Low Rainfall

As the march of climate change continues and the specter of drought looms large for Mediterranean countries like Greece, the problem of collecting water in areas of low rainfall will become increasingly acute. A lone Greek scientist has been...

Greek NTUA Students Win World Universities Debating Championship

"Debating comes home" was the slogan of the World Universities Debating Championship (WUDC), which took place in Thessaloniki, Greece, between December 27, 2015 and January 4, 2016. The statement proved to be prophetic since 19-year-old Greek students Maria Roussi...

Greece to Shelter Refugees in Archaeological Site

Greece’s highest advisory body on the country’s cultural heritage, took the unprecedented decision on Wednesday to allow the use of the Roman Odeon of Kos as a temporary accommodation area for refugees and migrants, following a request by Doctors...

7 Greek Universities Among the Best in the World

Seven Greek universities were included on the list of the 1,000 best universities in the world that was released by the Center for World University Rankings. The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens ranked in 301st place, rising 30 positions...

Historic Bridge in Arta to Be Rebuilt After Collapse

The Greek Deputy Minister of Infrastructure and Transport Christos Spirtzis announced today, February 2 that it is technically feasible to restore the historic bridge in Plaka, Arta which collapsed on Sunday due to bad weather conditions. Spirtzis immediately traveled to...

An Ephemeral Hanging City in Piraeus

Using scaffolding, ropes and membranes, 170 architects, engineers and designers from 11 European countries have started constructing a hanging city in Piraeus port pier E2 for the first Greek HELLASTOCK which will run until September 4. HELLASTOCK is essentially the Greek version...

The Best Universities in Greece and around the World

Greek universities scored very low in the world rankings, while also scoring low on a European level. The top ten universities in the world are mainly from the U.S. As for Greece, the University of Crete got first place, according...

NTUA Administrative Employees Go on Indefinite Strike

The administrative employees of the National Technical University of Athens have decided to go on strike and close the university, indefinitely. In fact, Monday afternoon, June 30, the NTUA administrative employees association had a meeting, during which they decided...

Greek University Administrative Employees Announce More Strikes

The National Technical School of Athens (NTUA) is being occupied by the school’s administrative employees, while all lectures and courses have been cancelled.  The University of Patras is also under seizure and its administrative employees decided to stop three...