Grants

CyI Researchers Secure Funding for Important EU Project on Prevention of Illicit Trafficking of Cultural Goods


The EU project SIGNIFICANCE – “Stop Illicit heritaGe traffickiNg wIth artiFICiAl iNtelligenCE”, in which STARC/APAC researchers from The Cyprus Institute are leading the project, and CyI Associate Research Scientist Dante Abate is the principal investigator, secured funding in the latest proposal evaluation results announced by the ISFP-2019-AG-OPC - Call for proposals on fighting organised property crime on 22 September.

National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant for Dentrochonology lab


Sturt Manning, the Goldwin Smith Professor of Classical Archaeology in the College of Arts and Sciences and director of the Cornell Tree-Ring Laboratory, is directing “Medieval Monuments and Wooden Cultural Heritage on Cyprus: Building History with Tree-Rings,” a collaborative project with co-directors Brita Lorentzen of the Cornell Tree-Ring Laboratory and Nikolas Bakirtzis at The Cyprus Institute.