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FAREWELL  An Audio Interactive Project

Friday, June 21st, 20:00
The EscapeLab Research Laboratory of the Department of Architecture of the University of Thessaly, participates, with the interactive audio project "Farewell", to the artistic activities with main theme "Enclosures | Pass-throughs" that will take place in the open space surrounding the Music Hall of Thessaloniki and the external fencing, as part of the European Music Day 21 June.

 

Summer School "Experience and Practice of Infrastructure Investment and Management in the Belt & Road Countries"

Center of International Education for the summer of 2019 organizes a Summer school for Chinese and Greek students entitled ‘Experience and Practice of Infrastructure Investment and Management in the Belt & Road Countries’, from 19th till 23rd of June. In the summer school will participate approximately 30 students from the universities of Central University of Finance and Economics and Hong Kong Polytechnic University. The summer school will address in depth research on improving regional integration, increasing trade and stimulating economic growth. Students will gain immense industry exposure due to their regular interaction with notable industry experts and by attending conferences on infrastructure development and management.
Students of the University of Thessaly are welcomed to attend the Summer School and participate in the lectures in order to exchange knowledge and good practices with their colleagues from the Chinese Institutes.
For more information on the agenda of the Summer School please contact:
Center of International Education (CIE) of UTH.
Email: cie@uth.gr
Tel: +30 2421074880

 

Official visit of the delegation of Changshu Institute of Technology at the University of Thessaly

The delegation of Changshu Institute of Technology in Jiangsu Province visited University of Thessaly on June 07, 2019.
The members of Changshu Institute of Technology delegation led by the Prof. Zhu Shizhong President of the Changshu Institute, were Prof. Jiang Xuefan, Director of International Cooperation and Exchanges Office, Prof. Hong Qingfu, Dean of Foreign Language School, Prof. Xu Huigang Dean of Electric and Automatic Engineering School and Prof. Xu Benlian, Dean of Mechanical Engineering School. The representatives of the Changshu Institute were welcomed at University of Thessaly by Prof. Zissis Mamouris, Rector and Prof. Ioanna Laliotou, Vice Rector of Research and Lifelong Learning.
After a warm welcome Rector, Prof. Zissis Mamouris mentioned the main mission of the University of Thessaly, to foster scientific knowledge through research. University of Thessaly is known for its contribution to the scientific, cultural and economic development of both local community and the society.  Furthermore, University of Thessaly is also distinguished for its excellent research performance and outstanding scientific achievements.
Prof Zhu Shizhong gave an overview of Changshu Institute of Technology fields of study and emphasized on the possibility of staff and student exchange programs between the two institutions as well as potential areas of practical cooperation, including but not limited to Agriculture, Biology, Technology and Medicine. The two academic leaders agreed on continuing to work towards strengthening their strategic partnership and renewed their meeting for Autumn 2019, in Changshu Institute of Technology, where Professors from the two institutions will participate in a joint workshop investigating common research fields for cooperation.
At the end of the discussion the officials of the two Universities sealed their cooperation with the sign of a Memorandum of Understanding that contain regulations regarding the mutual student-, researcher- and staff exchange as well as the organization of common activities as lectures, seminars and workshops. Rector of the University of Thessaly, Prof. Zissis Mamouris wished to Changshu Institute of Technology team productive results on the basis of the agreed agenda.

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Student-Refugee Reception at the Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology and Web Tour of the Second Chance Prison School at the Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology

With the initiative of the Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology of the University of Thessaly and the Danish Council for Refugees in Greece (DRCGreece) a study-visit of students-refugees from the Open Hospitality Structure at Koutsogeros was held on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at the Biochemistry and Biotechnology Department in Mazurlo, Larissa .

 

The Futbolnet of BARCELONA at the Department of Physical Education and Sport Science in Trikala

Τhe Department of Physical Education and Sport Science and the Laboratory of Exercise Psychology & Quality of Life implemented for the first time the program of the Barcelona-FutbolNet Foundation. The first day was successfully completed by specially trained members of the Department. The program is currently running around the world by the Barcelona Foundation.

 

Official visit of the delegation of Khalifa University of Abu Dhabi at the University of Thessaly

The delegation of Khalifa University in Abu Dhabi visited University of Thessaly on February 22, 2019.
The members of Khalifa University delegation led by Prof. Leontios Hadjileontiadis, President of the Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering, were Ekaterina Bran, Coordinator of the Graduate Studies Office and Sultan Al Breiki Admission Office coordinator. The representatives of Khalifa University were welcomed at University of Thessaly by Prof. Zissis Mamouris, Rector and Prof. Ioanna Laliotou, Vice Rector of Research and Lifelong Learning.

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The President of Greece honored the Greek Delegation of the Olympiad on Astronomy & Astrophysics

Last Sunday, February 17th, the President of Hellenic Democracy, Mr Prokopis Pavlopoulos invited the Olympic Team of Astronomy and Astrophysics, so as to honor the Members of the Greek Delegation, which participated in the 12th International Olympiad on Astronomy and Astrophysics in Beijing, China. This year Greek Team won 2 bronze medals (BM) and 3 honorable mentions (HM).
The honored students were: Bania Aggelina (BM), Poultourtzidis Ethymios (BM), Gakis Dionysios (HM), Giannissis-Manes Argyrios (HM) and Kakogiannis Christos (HM).
Except for the students, the President honored the teachers or just Members of the Team, who were: Zachilas Loukas, Chief of the Greek Team, Assistant Professor at the University of Thessaly, President of the Society of Astronomy and Space, Papathanasiou Hara, Lecturer in Astrophysics at the University of Leiden, the Netherlands, Vourliotis Manos, Observer, Ph.D. Candidate at the Univ. of Athens, and Xenakis Christos, Counselor of Physics’ teachers.

 

41 Students from around the World and Refugee Students from the city of Trikala Participated in Games at the Department of Physical Education and Sports Sciences

The Laboratory of Exercise Psychology and Quality of Life of the Department of Physical Education and Sport Science of the University of Thessaly has consistently carried out the refugee training programs in recent years. These programs aim at educating students on intercultural issues by focusing on promoting equality in society through the social integration of refugees and in combating xenophobia and racism by providing equal opportunities for participation in sports and physical activities.

 

Higher Education project ALIEN

The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering of the University of Thessaly coordinates the Erasmus+ Capacity Building for Higher Education project ALIEN: Active Learning in Engineering Education, which is funded by the European Commission. The aim of the research project is the upgrading of higher education at engineering schools in Asia. The project consortium includes 17 university partners, 12 of which are from Asia, and more specifically Malaysia, Vietnam, Nepal, Cambodia, and Pakistan; 5 from Europe, and more specifically from Portugal, Bulgaria, Estonia, United Kingdom, and Greece. Within the framework of the research programme an active learning methodology is developed for engineering schools. The proposed solution includes the creation of laboratories in Asian universities, the development of a digital platform for active learning, and the training of specialists for the integration of active learning as a basic methodology in higher education curricula. The 2nd Consortium meeting was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on 9-11 January 2019 with the participation of the University of Malaya (Malaysia), University Tenaga Nacional (Malaysia), Kathmandu University (Nepal), Tribhuvan University (Nepal), ISRA University (Pakistan), National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (Pakistan ), Mean Chey University (Cambodia), Institute of Technology Cambodia (Cambodia), University of Battambang (Cambodia), Hanoi University (Vietnam), Hanoi University of Science and Technology (Vietnam), Vietnam National University (Vietnam), University of Gabrovo (Bulgaria), Porto Polytechnic (Portugal), Tallinn University (Estonia), University of Central Lancashire (United Kingdom), and University of Thessaly. During the meeting, the partners of the research programme had the opportunity to collaborate in the design of learning services that combine the problem-central learning with technology. The proceedings of the meeting were officially commenced by the Vice Rector of the University of Malaya Prof. Dr. Kamila Ghazali and the Dean of the Faculty of Computer Science of the University of Malaya, Prof. Dr. Abrizah Abdullah. Scientific coordinator of the research program is Hon. Prof. Elias Houstis and organizing officer is Dr. Hariklia Tsalapatas. More information about the program is available at the http://projectalien.eu.

 


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