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Greek Mom, Daughter Accepted into Preferred Universities, Departments at the Same Time

Greece's Panellinies, or national exams, are notoriously difficult. Students spend years preparing for the exams, and the results they receive determine which university they can attend -- and even which department they can study in. Slots in certain universities and...

Greek Study Raises Hopes That High Temperatures Could Ease Coronavirus Pandemic

While the data so far has shown conflicting evidence about the impact of atmospheric temperatures on the spread of the coronavirus, a new Greek study appears to show that transmission of the virus in countries with high temperatures is...

Greek Students Win Gold at MIT Global Competition

A team of Greek biology students from the University of Thessaly recently won first prize in an international competition hosted by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The ten students presented a research project entitled "Odysee," which aimed to create...

Project ART.Reef: An Underwater Museum for the Pagasetic Gulf

The scientific team of the Ichthyology and Aquatic Environment Department of the University of Thessaly is aiming to create a museum of underwater sculptures at the bottom of the Pagasetic Gulf (Project ART.Reef ). Project ART.Reef is an ambitious research project,...

International Kart Circuit in Patras this Weekend

The international Kart circuit will be held for 7th consecutive year in the streets of the historic center of the city of Patras on the 3rd and 4th of October. The organisers estimate 40,000 spectators will watch the 70...

Three Reasons Why Greeks Don't Exercise

There are three main reasons most Greeks use as an excuse not to exercise, according to a survey conducted by the Department of Physical Education at the University of Thessaly, Greece. The survey, conducted by Physical Education professor Charilaos Kouthouris...

Rectors Report Chaos in Greek Universities

In an average university, in any country of the Eurozone, the new academic year will start with scientific research. In Greece, however, the newly elected senate authorities are forced to face phenomena that can only be described as third world...

Greece Holds One of the Highest Aging Rates in Europe

According to a recent survey by the associate professor at the University of Thessaly, Marie-Noel Dyken, Greece is one of the most "aged" countries in the EU. Only Italy and Germany are presenting highest rates of population aging. Dyken studying data from...

Greek Innovative Computer Project

A research project aiming to revolutionize the way in which integrated circuits are designed and manufactured as well as how computer software is developed, is currently being run by three professors of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering...

Greek University Research on Tourism

Research by the University of Thessaly, Greece, has shown that the majority of tourists prefer the islands rather than the mainland. More specifically, according to the research, the numbers of tourists were highest on the islands of the southern Aegean...