PhD students registered within the IRSAE network

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AUCarlos Andres Ramirez-VargasKinetics and Hydrodynamics of Microbial Electrochemical Technology-based Constructed Wetlands (METland) for Domestic Wastewater Treatment2015-01-08
AUEmilio BertiØkosystem effekter af megafauna2017-01-02
AUOskar Liset Pryds HansenConsequences of trophic rewilding for arthropodsClimate Change Ecology2017-01-05
AUHenning HeldbjergCitizen Science based bird population studiesMovement and Population Ecology2014-01-11
AUSamira Kolyaie2016-01-05
AUNatalia Escobedo Leon MadsenEcosystem services2014-01-02
AUBjarke MadsenUnderstanding grassland diversity dynamics using drone-based remote sensing2017-01-05
AUMichael MunkBrug af remote sensing til conservation af megafaunaMovement and Population Ecology2017-01-02
AUNynne Hjort NielsenHarbour porpoises in Greenland: abundance, movement, dive behaviour and managementMovement and Population EcologyNA
AURasmus Ostegaard PedersenMammal-plant interactions on a macro-evolutionary scale2014-01-08
AUPil B M PedersenEcological opportunities and consequences of a new approach towards nature management based on reestablishment of diverse wild megafauna (rewilding)2012-01-11
AUSimon SchowanekFunktionel diversitet hos store herbivorerMovement and Population Ecology2016-01-12
AURune Skjold TjornlovEstimation of demographic parameters and population modelling of the Baltic-Wadden Sea flyway population of Common eiders Somateria mollissimaMovement and Population Ecology2014-01-05
AULiang ZhangRemoval of emerging organic contaminants in constructed wetland system2015-01-01
Anjan KatnaMovement strategies among sympatric mesocarnivores in human-dominated landscapesMovement EcologyNA
Anna PereponovaWood-pastures in the Czech Republic: change trajectories, proximate causes and underlying driving forcesEcosystem Services2014-01-09
FEMGiulia FerrariSmall mammals assemblages in the AlpsClimate Change EcologyNA
FEMIvana BarakovaMathematical modelling to assess the risk of the emergence and spread of a series of tick-borne pathogensNA
FEMAdam CieplinskiFreshwater EcologyNA
FEMJohannes De GroeveA wildlife journey in space and time: methodological advancements in the assessment and analysis of spatiotemporal patterns of animal movement in a changing European environmentMovement and Population Ecology2014-04-16
FEMCristina FevolaVirus evolution and ecology: zoonotic pathogens, carried by rodents, and their role in various human diseases.Movement and Population EcologyNA
FEMKaja KandareRemote sensing data fusion techniques for the analysis of forest areasMovement and Population Ecology2013-01-09
FEMCleopatra LeontidouBiodiversity of alpine air samples: a high throughput plant species identification on environmental DNAClimate Change Ecology2013-08-26
FEMGiovanni MariniSpatio-temporal dynamical modelling for the abundance and local presence of invasive insect species accounting for climatic heterogeneity, seasonal abundance, detailed spatial information and landscape structure.not relevant, will finish PhD shortlyNA
FEMRachele Nieriagricultural entomologyNA
FEMTiziana OppedisanoNew insights into the biology and ecology of the insect vetors of apple proliferation for the development of sustainable control strategiesNA
FEMMauro PaoliniInnovative methods for isotopic analysis in organic fractions of nitrogen to enable the traceability of foodThemes not relevant, will finish PhD shortly2014-01-01
FEMEmily PascoeHow the macrobiome interacts with the gut bacteria (microbiome), and to determine if the ecological interplay between them has implications for host health and disease emergence.NA
FEMJeroen PullensModelling water and carbon cycles in peatlands to understand and predict the future of these ecosystem’s soil carbon stocks.Climate Change Ecology2013-01-09
FEMNathan RancForecasting the effects of global change on ungulate spatial distributionsMovement and Population Ecology2014-01-09
FEMPaola SemenzatoMovement ecology of female Alpine ibex (Capra ibex)Movement and Population Ecology2014-01-11
INNDegitu Endale BorechaRate of natal philopatry and dispersal in grouse populationMovement and Population Ecology2012-01-05
INNJo Inge BreisjobergetFramtidens rypeforvaltning i Statskog, sammenhengen mellom skogshøns, smågnagere og revThemes not relevant, will finish PhD shortly2011-10-14
INNMadhu ChetriSnowlepard ecology and conservation in NepalUnderstanding and Managing Biodiversity Conflicts2013-09-09
INNJens EnganPhenotipic variations in antlersEcosystem services2017-01-01
INNNuria Fandos EsteruelasCapture and handling in brown bears (Ursus arctos). An assessment of stress and short- and long-term effects on physiology and behavior2014-01-15
INNGjermund GomoRed fox biology and managementThemes not relevant, will finish PhD shortly2012-06-22
INNAnne Randi GraesliThe use of physiological sensors in wildlifeMovement and Population Ecology2017-01-15
INNMari HagenlundGenetic structure and geneflow in key vertebrate species in a boreal forest in NorwayFreshwater Ecology2014-01-01
INNMaris MattenEcosystem services
INNMarius Hagen HassveAssessing management units in the polymorphic arctic charr (Salvelinus alpinus L.)Freshwater ecology2013-01-01
INNTorfinn JahrenSpatial and temporal factors affecting nest survival in capercaillie and black grouse – Perspective, mechanisms and consequencesEcosystem services2013-01-01
INNKaja JohnsenThe effect of climate on vole population dynamicsMovement and Population Ecology2013-01-01
INNDorothee KolbergOptimal seedbed preparation in a changing climate2015-01-01
INNBenjamin McKeownNavigating the Red Fox’s Cognitive Map – How does the Red Fox’s spatial memory of resource locations influence movement patterns and thereby the notion of a home-range?Movement and Population Ecology2016
INNMagne NebyDiet in the small rodent community2017-01-05
INNAna PerisFreshwater Ecology2017-01-05
INNDavid Carricondo SanchezThe application of noninvasive techniques for studying distribution and space use of mesopredatorsMovement and Population Ecology2016-01-14
INNMarcel Schrijvers-GonlagSignificance of vole browsing in plant-herbivore interactions in the boreal ecosystemClimate Change Ecology2012-01-05
INNRoar SolheimNA
INNMorten TofastrudHabitat selection and grazing behaviour of free ranging cattle in South foreal forests in NorwayEcosystem services2014-01-07
INNSuzana TomasEcosystem services
INNCicik UdayanaForest rehabilitation in IndonesiaEcosystem services2014-11-21
INNBert van der VeenWolverineMovement and Population Ecology
INNZea WaltonSpatial ecology of a generalist mesopredator, the red fox, Vulpes vulpes, in a changing ecosystemMovement and Population Ecology2016-01-05
KAUStina GustafssonRiver rehabilitation: restore longitudinal connectivity and re-establish migration routes of different aqatic species in fragmented streams.not relevant, will finish PhD shortlyNA
NORDKristin Odden NystuenAlpine plant community consequences of willow shrub encroachmentClimate Change EcologyNA
NINASigne Christensen-DalsgaardOffshore wind power plants - Effect on seabirdsMovement and Population EcologyNA
NINALars R EriksenTerrestrial Ecology: ecosystem functionality, expansion and retreat of species in the Scandinavian mountain tundra. Generalist expansion (red fox) into apline areas.Movement EcologyNA
NMBUErik Francis AcanakwoEcological significance of termites: Influence on large herbivores and bats in a Savanna landscapeEcosystem services2014-01-08
NMBUYennie BredinForest structure, aboveground biomass, and carbon storage of Amazonian floodplain forests.Understanding and Managing Biodiversity Conflicts2016-01-01
NMBUDawit Gebregziabher Mekonen Governance of Community Managed Exclosures in Tigray, Ethiopia: Rehabilitated forests in Dryland degraded areasEcosystem services2014-01-08
NMBUKate Hawley2017-01-02
NMBUKaja HeltorpForestry and forest management in an uncertain environment - adaption to climate changeClimate Change Ecology2015-01-09
NMBURannveig JacobsenInteraksjonen mellom vedlevende insekter og sopp i løpet av kolonisering og suksesjonMovement and Population Ecology2013-09-15
NMBUHannah Lee HarrisonProspectives and attitudes on production of Atlanic salmon for stock enhancement from within the fish production industry2015-08-24
NMBUMarte Synnove LilleengEcosystem responses to long term grazing by red deer (Cervus elaphus) - Experiments along a density and resource gradientUnderstanding and Managing Biodiversity Conflicts2011-05-18
NMBUMiguel Munoz MazonElevation, disturbance and competitive exclution in the neotropics: how disturbances affect plant species distributions at Costa Rican mountains2016-01-19
NMBUGro Kveldrup MoenBrown bearsWill finish PhD shortly2014-01-06
NMBUPhinney NathanHydration regimes as drivers of macrolichen morphology, performance and distribution2016-01-12
NMBUMekdes Ourge WegasieEcological study of Olea europaea ssp. cuspidata in Hugumbrda regional forest priority areaEcosystem services2014-04-08
NMBURuben Erik RoosClimate Change EcologyNA
NMBUThomas C SaweForest and Crop pollination in East Africa: the effects of forest cover and pollinating insects on the production of coffee and other crops in TanzaniaEcosystem services2016-01-15
NMBUFredrick SsaliTropical forest ecologyClimate Change Ecology2014-04-08
NMBUMari SteinertHuman disturbance, functional redundancy and ecosystem servicesEcosystem services2015-01-05
NMBUCathrine TorjussenAdaptive habitat selection: habitat-specific prey-capture rates in Adaptive habitat selection: habitat-specific prey-capture rates in raptorial birdsMovement and Population Ecology2016-01-01
NMBUMahdieh TouraniMovement and Population Ecology2017-02-01
NMBUKristel van ZuijlenFunctional traits of primary producers and their effects on decomposition in alpine ecosystemsClimate Change EcologyNA
NMBURoss WetherbeeBiodiversity in dead woodMovement and Population Ecology2017-01-02
Malin AronssonSocial and spatial ecology in lynx and wolverineUnderstanding and Managing Biodiversity ConflictsNA
SLUAnn EklundStakeholder and public perceptions of large carnivore management actionsUnderstanding and managing biodiversity conflicts2014-01-11
SLUHeather Hemmingmooredispersal pattern and genetic structure in lynxUnderstanding and Managing Biodiversity Conflicts2016-01-10
SLUOrjan JohanssonSpatial ecology and predation patterns of snow leopardsUnderstanding and managing biodiversity conflicts2008-01-08
SLUTeresa Montras Janercranes and geese in agricultural landscapesUnderstanding and Managing Biodiversity Conflicts2016-01-09
SLUPablo GarridoCultural oak landscapes as green infrastructures for biodiversity conservation and human well-being. Learning from a latitudinal north-south case study gradientUnderstanding and Managing Biodiversity ConflictsNA
SLUMersha GebrehiwotRole of agroforestry homegardens in sustainable rural livelihoods in EthiopiaEcosystem services2015-01-01
SLUEwa OrlikowskaEvaluating Natura 2000 sites for conservation of biodiversityUnderstanding and Managing Biodiversity ConflictsNA
SLUElisabeth WallinSeedling vitality and field establishmentNA
SLUTherese SivertsenReindeer and brown bear interactions and space use in the boreal forestWill finish PhD shortlyNA
UiTMalin EkEntemologyNA
UiTFilippo MarollaThe combined impact of environmental change and harvesting on arctic tundra food webs, focusing on reindeer Rangifer tarandus as a key species in the system.Climate Change Ecology2016-01-01
Ayako SuzukiUnderstanding and Managing Biodiversity Conflicts
USNGauri BandekarImportance of air and soil temperatures for bioclimatic delimitations in Norwegian mountainsWill finish PhD shortly2013-05-23
USNRoisin Campbell-PalmerHow conservation projects can impact on the individual health and welfare of Eurasian beavers (Castor fiber)Will finish PhD shortly2013-02-20
USNJean-Marc CostanziThe effect of habitat isolation on rock ptarmigan (Lagopus muta) population dynamics and geneticsMovement and Population Ecology2015-01-03
USNHannah B CrossTerritoriality and olfactory communication in the Eurasian beaver (Castor fiber)not relevant, will finish PhD shortly2013-01-23
USNNicolas de PelsmaekerSpatial Tick Ecology in Norway2017-06-03
USNValeriya FilipovaImproving the methods for estimating extreme floods for dam safetynot relevant, will finish PhD shortly2013-01-05
USNShane FrankThe social organization of brown bears: spatio-temporal life history strategies and their fitness effectsMovement and Population Ecology2014-01-03
USNSannija Goleva-FjelletPhysical activity and health: age, genes and trainability2016-02-20
USNMartin MayerThe social organization in Eurasian beaversMovement and Population Ecology2014-01-08
USNPriyank Sharad NimjeThe effect of social organization on genetic estimates of fitness in Eurasian beavers2014-11-21
USNTom Robin OlkNA
USNNiranjan ParulekarOccurrence of heterotrophic bacteria in cyanobacteria blooms world wideMovement and Population Ecology2013-05-23
USNIngunn SkalstadUteområdet som erfarings- og læringsarena i naturfagEcosystem services2016-01-08
USNShea A SundstolEcology of lichen heaths in Southern Norwegian mountains: substrate and climate characteristics and predictions of possible vegetation changes as a result of future climate changenot relevant, will finish PhD shortly2011-01-08
USNThida SweDevelopment of a classification system for lakes in Myanmar based on phytoplankton and aquatic macrophytes comparable to the EU-WFDFreshwater Ecology2016-01-01
USNHelga V TinnesandOlfactory communication in carnivores, a study of two different social systems – the brown bear (Ursus arctos) and European badger (Meles meles)not relevant, will finish PhD shortly2010-01-10
USNOdbayar TumendemberelEcological genetics and taxonomy of Gobi bear (Ursus arctos)Movement and Population Ecology2016-01-08
USNIkumi UmetaniFatty acid production in microalgaeMovement Ecology2014-01-17
USNAsle OkelsrudImpact of selenium on mercury concentration in fishnot relevant, will finish PhD shortly2012-03-28
UoAAnna FerrettoAssessing trajectories to remain within planetary boundaries in ScotlandClimate Change Ecology2016-01-10
UoARobert FittNiche evolution under climate change in damselflies: roles of species interactions, thermal plasticity and habitat connectivity/dispersal rates to limit or facilitate current range expansions and habitat shifts.not relevant, will finish PhD shortlyNA
UoADagmar HennerModelling Ecosystem Service Impacts of Bioenergy Production in EuropeEcosystem services2014-01-10
UoAKeziah HobsonAssessing the economic and conservation impacts of the pine marten, a recovering predator, on non-native grey squirrels, and forest land managementUnderstanding and Managing Biodiversity Conflicts2016-01-10
UoAIsla HodgsonPredators, tolerance and conflict: Understanding the drivers of conflict over raptors in ScotlandUnderstanding and Managing Biodiversity Conflicts2014-01-10
UoARupert HoughtonBarriers of acting now to protect the future: American crayfish invasion of Scotland as a paradigmFreshwater Ecology2013-01-09
UoAJuan Pablo InamaguaThe potential of alternative livestock systems to contribute to food security and climate change mitigation in the tropicsEcosystem services2017-01-04
UoAAndronikos KafasSpace competition between marine resource users in Marine Spatial PlanningMovement and Population Ecology2013-01-10
UoAMaria KayeTropical forest ecology, botanynot relevant, will finish PhD shortlyNA
UoASvenja KroegerQuantify the late-life within-individual variation of key life-history traits such as body mass and reproductive success in wild yellow-bellied marmots.not relevant, will finish PhD shortlyNA
UoAPetra LackovaUnderstanding and Managing Biodiversity Conflicts2016-01-04
UoAAoife LeonardNiche Evolution under climate change2015-01-09
UoAKathryn LoganInvestigating the Impact of the Electrification of Transport to Reduce Carbon Emissions on Natural Capital.Ecosystem services2016-01-10
UoAFrancesca ManciniManaging the wildlife tourism commonsEcosystem services2014-11-15
UoAEwan McHenryDoing more with less: optimising invasive American mink control for conservation of water voles and other riparian biodiversityMovement and Population Ecology2014-01-10
UoAAmy MolotoksImpact of land use change on biodiversity, food security and ecosystem servicesEcosystem services2015-01-09
UoAWilliam MorganDispersal at low density: optimising strategies for species restoration and assisted spreadMovement and Population Ecology2014-01-10
UoAZara Morris -TrainorThe social and ecological impacts of rising cashmere production on Mongolian RangelandsUnderstanding and Managing Biodiversity Conflicts2015-01-01
UoASri MulyatiGovernance of forest tenure & conflict in IndonesiaUnderstanding and Managing Biodiversity ConflictsNA
UoAAinoa PraviaEcosystem servicesNA
UoARita RazauskaiteModelling current and future greenhouse gas balances from forest soils in the UKEcosystem services2015-01-10
UoADeon RoosMulti-scale bio-economic approach to optimising the management of emerging rodent crop pestsUnderstanding and Managing Biodiversity Conflicts2016-03-10
UoARoman SusdorfModelling the Effect from Sea Lice on Population Dynamics in Wild Atlantic SalmonFreshwater Ecology2014-01-05
UoAJose van PaassenUpland management to enhance carbon sequestration: the role of phosphorusEcosystem Services2015-01-11
UoAJennifer WardleResolving the Conflicts between Demands on Organic Wastes in Rural Ethiopia - Optimum Solutions for Food, Energy and Water SecurityEcosystem services2016-01-10
UoALynn WilburBringing MARINe protocols to the south Pacific to determine community structure, biogeographic patterns, and regime change in Peruvian rocky intertidal ecosystemsClimate Change Ecology2013-09-30
UoALaura WilliamsonSpatio-temporal variation in harbour porpoise distribution and activityMovement and Population Ecology2014-01-10
AUIRagnhildur GudmundsdottirMicroorganisms associated with the groundwater amphipod Crangonyx islandicusFreshwater Ecology2013-01-01
INNAne EriksenMovement and Population EcologyNA
INNAlina EvansMovement and Population EcologyNA
UiTVictoria GonzalezEcological role of the dwarf shrub Empetrum nigrum - what controls the expansion of an allelopathic plant?Climate Change Ecology2009-01-01