Xenia I. Loizidou: a “Shot of Inspiration”

Our Director, Xenia I. Loizidou, will lead the 10th meeting in Cyta’s “Shots of Inspiration” series, on Friday 27 July 2018, 10:00-11:00 am, Cyta Central Offices Amphitheater. The meeting will centre around “Innovation, Biomimetics and the Fun theory”, with Xenia presenting disruptive proposals for professional success, stemming from personal freedom and inspiration from nature. Join us for […]

A new paper on marine litter on Cypriot beaches published in Springer’s Environmental Monitoring and Assessment

We are thrilled to announce that Xenia I. Loizidou, Michael I. Loizides and Demetra L. Orthodoxou have just published a new paper titled “Persistent marine litter: small plastics and cigarette butts remain on beaches after organized beach cleanups” in the peer reviewed journal “Environmental Monitoring and Assessment”.  The paper presents findings from cleanups that were organized over […]

Isotech took part at the third technical meeting of the SAVEMEDCOASTS project in Rome on the 11th of June

SAVEMEDCOASTS partners got together in Rome to discuss the current results and outputs of the project and decide on next steps. During the meeting representatives of the organisations involved, presented the state of the art of their activities including the WebGIS platform for map visualization and sea level rise scenarios along the Mediterranean coasts. ISOTECH’s […]

Xenia Loizidou at the second Youth Empowered Event!

Last Thursday, 7 June 2018, ISOTECH’s Director, Xenia Loizidou, gave an inspiring talk about the green and blue sectors in Cyprus and their potential for employment for young graduates.  Xenia gave the talk as one of the invited speakers/trainers at the second Youth Empowered event organised by Lanitis Bros/Coca-Cola, 5-7 June 2018 in Limassol, Cyprus. […]

Xenia I. Loizidou will speak at the ‘Youth Empowered’ event today

Today, 07 June 2018, Xenia I. Loizidou will be one of the speakers at the “Youth Empowered” event organised by Lanitis Bros/Coca-Cola in Limassol. Xenia will speak about the career opportunities that exist in the green and blue sectors and how youth can take advantage of them. This is the second Youth Empowered event – […]

Methodologies to support coastal management – A stakeholder preference and planning tool and its application

Marine Policy, Volume 94, August 2018, Pages 150–157 Abstract: Stakeholder involvement plays a crucial role within Integrated Coastal Management (ICM) and is considered beneficial for gaining trust and knowledge and reducing conflicts. Nevertheless, disagreement and opposition among stakeholders and lack of manager experiences in participatory approaches have caused delays in ICM processes. A major challenge is […]

New paper from Michael I. Loizides and Xenia I. Loizidou on stakeholder participation published in Marine Policy

ISOTECH’s Director, Michael I. Loizides, and co-Director, Xenia I. Loizidou, are co-authors in a paper just published in Marine Policy. The paper, titled “Methodologies to support coastal management – A stakeholder preference and planning tool and its application” presents the findings from applying the DeCyDe-4 method and toolbox, developed by M. Loizides and X. Loizidou, […]

ISOTECH is a partner in the WECANet COST Action on Marine Renewable Energy

We are thrilled to announce that the project “WECANet: A pan-European Network for Marine Renewable Energy with a focus on Wave Energy”, in which ISOTECH is a partner, has been approved for funding under the prestigious COST Programme! The Action is expected to form the the first pan-European Network on an interdisciplinary marine wave energy […]

The SAVEMEDCOASTS project presented at the Civil Protection Forum on the 5th and 6th of March 2018, in Brussels,

Our SAVEMEDCOASTS project, was presented at the Civil Protection Forum in Brussels on the 5-6 March, 2018. Colleagues from INGV presented the project’s preliminary results. The European Commissioner for Civil Protection And Humanitarian Aid, Mr. Christos Stylianides who visited the SAVEMEDCOASTS Project’s booth, was very interested since only very few projects deal with the Sea […]