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Athens University Assembles 3D Printing Team to Produce PPE for Greece

Groups of researchers from various departments and laboratories of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (NKUA) have coordinated their efforts and joined forces, with the initial goal of producing face shields using 3D printing. These face shields, which have...

Athens University to Offer Free Online Courses to Greek Islanders and Border Residents

Τhe National and Kapodistrian University of Athens has announced recently that it will offer two hundred free placements in online learning training programs for permanent residents of Greek islands and remote border regions of Greece. The islands and the border...

Harvard University Considers Creating Courses on Refugee Crisis in Greece

Harvard University, one of the world's most prestigious academic institutions, has reportedly been mulling how to create a course devoted to the refugee crisis which has hit Europe in the last decade. The proposed course would be offered in close partnership...

University of Athens Will Offer First English-Language Bachelors Degree in Greece

The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens (EKPA) presented on Wednesday the outlines for the country's first undergraduate course of study (outside of a degree in the English language) to be conducted exclusively in English. This is the first time...

New Video Emerges Showing Lesvos Landslide

A new drone video shows the size of the destruction caused by a landslide that occurred on Friday night on Greece's Lesvos island, near the famous town of Plomari. The video was recorded by a drone belonging to scientists and...

Greek Summer Temperatures Up By 4 Degrees Celsius in Past Century

Greece’s average temperatures during the summer months have risen by more than four degrees Celsius in a period of 100 years, according to Professor of Geology Christos Zerefos, head of the Research Center for Atmospheric Physics & Climatology of...

Here's Another Reason why Drinking Greek Coffee is Good for You

Drinking a cup of Greek coffee each day transports you to Greece. The aroma, as well as the technique of boiling the finely ground coffee beans, all of it represents a quintessential Greek cultural experience. But, did you know...

Greek Student Wins Gold Medal at the 2018 International Mathematics Competition

The 25th student competition IMC (International Mathematics Competition) just took place, and George Kotsovolis, a student studying at the Mathematics Department of the University of Athens, won a gold metal. The competition is one of the most prestigious competitions of...

Greek President Hails Athens University as ‘Beacon of Intellectual Life’

The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens is a "beacon of intellectual life" in Greece since its establishment, president Prokopis Pavlopoulos said on Wednesday, speaking at an event to mark the 180th anniversary of its founding. "The National and Kapodistrian...

'Sense Zagori Project,' an Initiative to Promote the Region of Zagori

The National University of Athens and the Zagoria Excellence Network presented the launch of "Sense Zagori Project," a project that concerns the promotion and development of Zagori and the wider region. "Sense Zagori Project" aims to the total restart of...