A Joint Project Between Cyprus Herbarium and Natural History Museum and Vienna Natural History Museum Begins…

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Added On: 28 August 2019, Wednesday, 11:36
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A Joint Project  Between Cyprus Herbarium and Natural History Museum and Vienna Natural History Museum Begins…

Cyprus Herbarium and Natural History Museum, located on the Near East University campus, continues to sign new international projects. According to the cooperation agreement reached between the Cyprus Herbarium and Natural History Museum and the Natural History Museum of Vienna, a joint project for the identification and classification of the Cyprus Fauna begins.

According to the information provided by the Directorate of Press and Public Relations of the Near East University, the Deputy Director of the Cyprus Herbarium and Natural History Museum Assoc. Prof. Dr. Özge Özden Fuller visited the Natural History Museum of Vienna in Vienna, Austria, and conducted a collaborative study with scientists on Entomology collections at the Department of Entomology.

Collaboration with Vienna Natural History Museum Begins…
Ecologist Assoc. Prof. Dr. Özge Özden Fuller stated that the visit was very useful and that the Vienna Museum of Natural History had collections of thousands of living specimens from all over the world. . Stating that they aim to start a joint 3-year scientific research project with the Natural History Museum of Vienna since January 2020, Fuller emphasized that they started to conduct field studies for the project and that they envisaged mutual visits from both natural museums during the project.

A Joint Project  Between Cyprus Herbarium and Natural History Museum and Vienna Natural History Museum Begins…

Near East University Herbarium and Natural History Museum will contribute to World Natural Science…
Director of the Cyprus Herbarium and Natural History Museum Prof. Dr. Salih Gücel underlined that the museum is a very important value for our country in transferring information to future generations regarding the natural history and botanical values of the island of Cyprus. Prof. Dr. Salih Gücel also said, “Our museum does not aim to create a collection of only Cyprus Fauna and Flora or fossils and natural stones. The Cyprus Herbarium and Natural History Museum also aims to explore the biology and ecology of living things on the island by conducting international scientific projects in many areas related to the nature of Cyprus. Our ultimate goal is to turn the scientific studies into scientific articles and contribute to the world natural science. Therefore, international cooperation is extremely important for us”.