Assoc. Prof. Özge ÖZDEN FULLER

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Özge Özden Fuller was born in 1977 in Cyprus. She graduated from Lapta Yavuzlar Lise in 1994. She studied “Agriculture Engineering” at Uludağ University, Bursa Turkey. She graduated from Uludağ University in 1999. In the same year she started working at European University of Lefke (EUL), Faculty of Agricultural Sciences. While she was working at European University of Lefke, she also started her MSc degree studies at Çukurova University Faculty of Agriculture. She completed her MSc in February 2002 and was then appointed as a lecturer at European University of Lefke.

Between 2004-2005 she received a research grant from the German Scientific Research Foundation in collaboration with EUL and Bonn University. Due to this funded research project she was actively involved in setting up a research laboratory at EUL Faculty of Agricultural Sciences.

In October 2005, while she was full time lecturer at EUL, she started her PhD studies at University of Exeter. She carried out research on “Biodiversity of Cyprus” for her PhD thesis together with Dr. Dave Hodgson and Prof. Dr. Brendan Godley. She completed her PhD in 2009 and became a “Doctor” of Biological Sciences – Ecology. Since 2009 she has been working as a “visiting researcher” at University of Exeter. In 2010 she completed the EUL Assistant Professorship criteria and became Assistant Prof. Since 2012 spring semester she is working under Department of Landscape Architecture at Near East University Faculty of Architecture. In addition since September 2013 she is the Head of the Department of Landscape Architecture. She has a total of 13 articles published in SCI expanded journals, 34 presentations at international conferences and 10 presentations at national conferences. In addition she has 4 different published books on the topics of agriculture and nature conservation. She is expert Ecologist in Cyprus.