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Appointments

 

 
 

Since 2018 - Term Adjunct Assistant Professor - Queen’s University (Canada)

Since 2017 - Research Scientist – Virginia Tech (USA)        

Since 2016 - Postdoctoral Research Fellow - Queen’s University (Canada) and Virginia Tech (USA) – Joint collaboration between Dr. Bonier’ and Dr. Moore’ labs

2013-2016 - Postdoctoral Research Fellow - University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa)

Since 2011 - Honorary Research Associate - University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa) 

 

education

 

 
 

2013 - Ph.D. Evolutionary Biology - University of Zurich (Switzerland) – Supervised by Dr. Carsten Schradin and Prof. Barbara König

2003 - M.Sc. Conservation - University College London (United Kingdom) – Supervised by Dr. Chris Carbone (Institute of Zoology at London Zoo) and Dr. Julian Thompson

2001 - B.Sc. (Hon) Zoology - Queen Mary University of London (United Kingdom) – Supervised by Prof. John Gurnell

 

fundings

 

 
 

2017 - Queen’s University (Canada), Travel Expenses. 1000 CAD
2015 - University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa), Travel Expenses. 10000 ZAR
2015 - University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa), Postdoctoral grant extension. 187200 ZAR
2014 - University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa), Postdoctoral grant extension. 173000 ZAR
2014 - International Society of Behavioral Ecology (ISBE), Travel Bursary. 2000 USD
2013 - University of the Witwatersrand (South Africa), Travel Expenses. 10000 ZAR
2012 - University of Zurich (Switzerland), Travel Expenses. 500 CHF
2011 - Swiss South African Joint Research Program (SSAJRP), Travel Bursary. 1500 CHF
2010 - Swiss South African Joint Research Program (SSAJRP), Travel Bursary. 1500 CHF
2009 - Swiss Academy of Natural Sciences (Sc Nat), Travel Bursary. 2500 CHF
2003 - University College London (United Kingdom), Scholarship. 500 GBP
2001 - Queen Mary University of London (United Kingdom), Travel Expenses. 100 GBP

 

 

teaching and student mentoring

 

 
 

Taught courses - Natural Selection and Microevolution (BIOL 439) - fourth year undergraduate course (winter semester 2018) - Queen’s University (Canada)

Guest Lectures -2 guest lectures for Animal Behaviour (BIOL 321) on Mating Systems – third year undergraduate course (fall semester 2017) - Queen’s University (Canada)

Symposia -Small mammals handling symposium co-taught with Dr. Julien Raynaud, University of Zurich, Switzerland (2010, 2011)    

Supervision - Fourth year undergraduate students (Blokkurs) Muriel Büttel & Denise Küng - University of Zurich (Switzerland)

Co-supervision (Field components) 
Master - Patrick Brunner (University of Zurich, Switzerland), Marta Wastavino (University of Basel, Switzerland) and Laureen Keller (Jean Monnet University, France) 

Bachelor - Nino Maag & Moritz Rövekamp (University of Zurich, Switzerland), Rachel Hughes & Samuel Lewis (University of Manchester, United Kingdom), Melissa Schollen & Remco Willigenburg (Wageningen University, The Netherlands), and Erwan Cherel (Paris Institute of Technology, France)

Undergraduate - fourth year undergraduate students (Blokkurs) Joanna Stakanowitz & Sandra Balmer (University of Zurich, Switzerland)