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Call for bilingual British Turks to take survey on learning a second language

A young British Turkish Cypriot psychology student has appealed to the community for help, so she can complete important research into how the mind learns a second language. Londoner Neriman Altiparmak is currently on a Masters’ programme in Applied Psychology at Middlesex University. Part of her study involves exploring word and picture association for Turkish-English […]

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Last chance for Turkish Cypriots to complete an important survey on solving the Cyprus Problem

This August is the last month for Cypriots living abroad to complete an online survey that will help shape future policies on resolving the decades-old Cyprus Problem. Earlier this year, two academics launched a pioneering study into the views of the Turkish and Greek Cypriot diasporas. Associate Professor Işık Kuşçu-Bonnenfant and Professor Neophytos Loizides’s detailed […]

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My first memories of smell at home and in London, Britain

The jessamine is odorous; so Maid lilies are, and clematis And where tall meadowsweet flowers grow A rare and subtle perfume is; – What can there be more choice than these? – A rose when it doth bud and blow.” By Christina Rosetti (1830-1894)   When I began interviewing people about their memory of smell […]

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Turkish scientist’s epilepsy discovery gives new hopes for treatment

A research team in Norway led by a Turkish scientist has shed new light on what could be happening to the human brain during an epileptic seizure – providing new hope for treatment. A study by the Yaksi group at Trondheim’s Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU), headed by Professor Emre Yaksi, suggests that […]

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Turkey makes top 10 of best countries for foreigners to live and work in

Turkey has been named as one of the best places in the world for foreigners to relocate to, according to a new study. It came seventh overall in a league table featuring 33 countries and territories compiled by the HSBC banking group, up from 22ndon last year’s report. The findings of this year’s “Expat Explorer […]

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Corruption rife across TRNC, says new report

Nine out of ten business leaders in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC) believe that bribery and corruption exist within the country’s public sector, a new report has revealed, with 60 per cent describing the situation as a “serious problem”. The leasing of public land and property was seen as the area most likely […]