Call for Research Project Proposals 2019

The Hellenic Observatory invites applications from researchers to conduct time-sensitive and globally competitive policy relevant research on contemporary Greece and/or Cyprus. This programme is an exciting research initiative the Hellenic Observatory launched in 2018 to further fulfil and develop its mission and study of contemporary Greece and Cyprus in the field of the… more »

Greek Student Invents Online Braille Transcription System

A brilliant young Greek postgraduate student Apostolos Garoufos, and his professor, Telemachus Goudas, have created a new, revolutionary software for the blind. Named “MinaDot”, the application may soon be available for free online everywhere in the world.

Speaking with the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (AMNA), Garoufos described his new application as a computer program… more »

Was 2018 The ‘Year Of Pompeii’?

Posted On January 6, 2019
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New excavations have been ongoing at Pompeii for a few years, largely related to conservation work and other attempts to protect the UNESCO world heritage site from both looters and the environment, but 2018 has produced dozens of visually striking artifacts and skeletons that suggest 2018 was the ‘Year of Pompeii.’

The… more »