5th Cycle of the Lecture Series “Women and Environmental Sciences” - Ανοικτό Πανεπιστήμιο Κύπρου - Open University of Cyprus

5th Cycle of the Lecture Series “Women and Environmental Sciences”

The Postgraduate Programme in “Environmental Conservation and Management” and the Terrestrial Ecosystems Management Laboratory of the Open University of Cyprus are co-organising during the 2022/23 academic year their 5th Lecture Series with main theme “Women and Environmental Sciences”. All lectures will be delivered by women researchers and scientists in the fields of environmental sciences, and more specifically, climate change, terrestrial ecosystems management, wildlife preservation, biodiversity, etc. All lectures will start at 18:00 EEST/EET (Cyprus local time), and be broadcasted live through the OUC eLearning Platform at this web link: https://bit.ly/3fJUO3K

The 5th Lecture Series is supported by the Office of the Commissioner for the Environment of the Republic of Cyprus.

Scientific conveyor of the Lecture Series is Professor Ioannis Vogiatzakis, Academic Coordinator of the MSc in Environmental Conservation and Management, lead researcher of the Terrestrial Ecosystems Management Lab.


19 October 2022 [Online] Dr Ada Pastor (Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Girona) Women in Science   
26 October 2022  Dr Chiara Ferré (Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Milano Bicocca)  The Role of Soils in Climate Regulation  
24 November 2022

Dr Iris Charalambidou (Associate Professor, Department of Life and Health Sciences, University of Nicosia)

Birds and Microplastics [In Greek]
8 December 2022 [Online]  Dr Tenna Riis (Professor, Department of Biology - Aquatic Biology, University of Aarhus)  Aquatic Ecosystems and Global Change
19 January 2023 [Online]  Dr Helen Roy (Professor, Centre for Ecology and Hydrology)  Εngaging People in Recording Wildlife
15 February 2023 

Dr Paraskevi Manolaki & Dr Elli Tzirkalli (Researchers, Terrestrial Ecosystems Management Lab, Open University of Cyprus)

Women in Biodiversity Conservation [In Greek]

2 March 2023 [Online]  Dr Sylvaine Giakoumi (Senior Researcher, Stazione Zoologica Anton Dohrn) - CANCELLED Marine Conservation Under Climate Change in the Mediterranean Sea 

09 March 2023 [Online]

Dr Evangelia Drakou (Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, Harokopio University)

Ecosystem Services and Biodiversity as indicators of Environmental and Climate Change [In Greek]

29 March 2023 [Online] Dr Niki Chartosia (Special Teaching Staff, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cyprus) Climate change, invasive species and other interventions in the marine environment