Constantinos Kounnamas

Dr. Constantinos Kounnamas has been a member of the Nature Conservation Unit of Frederick University (FredU) since 2007 and serves as its Director since 2014. Since 2019, he teaches at FredU’s Department of Pharmacy at “Elements of Botany”.

He studied Biology at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens where he received his degree in 2004. He continued his studies at Glamorgan University in Wales where he obtained his MSc in Environmental Conservation and Management. In 2015 he received his PhD in Biology from the University of Athens, where his thesis was "Germination Ecophysiology and Climate Change Impacts on Endemic Plants of Troodos (Cyprus)".

At Nature Conservation Unit, he has participated in a series of research projects (> 30) related to biodiversity conservation and natural resource management in Cyprus, as well as environmental education issues. These projects are funded / have been funded by various bodies, such as the European Commission (e.g. ERASMUS, LIFE), the Government of Cyprus, the Cyprus Research Promotion Foundation, etc.

He has participated in many scientific conferences, lectures and workshops focused on various environmental issues, environmental education and youth issues


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