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The Mediterranean Science Team 2023 Gala in Istanbul; “Every voice matters”.

Lebanese researcher Najat A. Saliba receiving the Mediterranean Science Team T-shirt. The Mediterranean Science Team 2023 Gala opened with the delicate sound of a small stringed instrument, a kemence, whose origin is attributed in equal parts to Greeks and Turks. 11...

Proud to be part of the Athens Science Festival 2023

We often perceive science and art as two unrelated, perhaps even contradictory concepts. However, when these two worlds come together, true magic happens – innovation is born. At this year’s Athens Science Festival, we invite you to attend art exhibitions that...

A new climate law in the Balearic Islands will protect the wellbeing of present and future generations – if such thing can be defined

The Mediterranean is one of the most climate vulnerable regions in the world, with temperatures rising 20% faster than the global average. In the Balearic Islands, this means that by 2100 the temperature could have increased by 3-5ºC and the...

Don’t risk the health of your eyes this summer – how to correctly choose sunglasses and avoid swimming pool infections

At this time of year many of us are enjoying or about to enjoy holidays – day trips, the beach, the mountains, a change of scene. Even if we don’t leave our home, summer brings with it a number of risks that can affect the health of our eyes and can spoil the season...

Meteor showers – it’s worth looking out for ‘shooting stars’ all year round

If you have ever seen a shooting star on a clear night, surely someone has invited you to make a wish. Nevertheless, this is a natural phenomenon without any magical connotation – beyond its great beauty, of course. What is a shooting star, really? Where do these...

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Proud to be part of the Athens Science Festival 2023

Proud to be part of the Athens Science Festival 2023

We often perceive science and art as two unrelated, perhaps even contradictory concepts. However, when these two worlds come together, true magic happens – innovation is born. At this year’s Athens Science Festival, we invite you to attend art exhibitions that...

Awareness activities on Lemnos

Awareness activities on Lemnos

As a precursor to what will take place on the 29th of September on Lesvos, several activities were implemented on Lemnos by the Department of Food Science and Nutrition of the Aegean University, under the coordination of SciCo Greece, in the begining of August. The...

Mednight activities take place one more year on Lemnos

Mednight activities take place one more year on Lemnos

Following the success of previous years, the activities of the Mediterranean Researcher's Night - Mednight will peak on the island of Lesvos on 29 September 2023, a day when the celebration of science will take place in more than 400 European cities, including...

Why a holiday is good for you – even before you take time off

Why a holiday is good for you – even before you take time off

You have spent the past few days on a cloud over your forthcoming, well-deserved holidays, and will go back to daydreaming about them as soon as you finish this article. And the truth is that the benefits of a good holiday can be felt even before the trip begins....

European heatwave: what’s causing it and is climate change to blame?

European heatwave: what’s causing it and is climate change to blame?

Europe is currently in the midst of a heatwave. Italy, in particular, is expected to face blistering heat, with temperatures projected to reach 40℃ to 45℃. There’s even a chance that the current European temperature record of 48.8℃, set in Sicily in 2021, could...

NEWSLETTER MEDNIGHT 2023

NEWSLETTER MEDNIGHT 2023

Mediterranean Researchers’ Night,MEDNIGHT 2023 The Mediterranean Researchers’ Night, MEDNIGHT 2023, will be held on September 29, 2023. Several Mediterranean countries will come together in a science-related event under a common flag. Mednight promotes Mediterranean...

Exhibition “Mediterranean Women for Health”

Exhibition “Mediterranean Women for Health”

The exhibition was created as part of the MEDNIGHT project, and aims to enhance the role of Mediterranean women in medical research. The exhibition consists of 24 panels dedicated to as many women who have distinguished themselves in the medical field. In the coming...