Iro Kouzali graduated from the Department of Biology of the University of Patras, Greece, in 2009. She continued her postgraduate studies at the University of Edinburgh, UK, having a scholarship from the Natural Environment Research Council of UK [NERC Award]. Her postgraduate title is: MSc in Biodiversity and Taxonomy of Plants. At the same period, she was awarded with a Diploma in Field Botany.
Her research interests include the study and conservation of floral diversity of the coastal habitats of Cyprus and the diversity of the flora of Cyprus, in general. She is interested in mounting herbarium specimens and creating botanical illustrations.
At the Nature Conservation Unit she participated at the LIFE+ program entitled 'Establishment of a Plant Micro-