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Max Willian got his PhD!

Max Willian got his PhD!

Max Willian Tavares de Almeida had his viva yesterday, 20th December. After a nice 5-hour defence by teleconference, he obtained his PhD in Ecology and Evolution at the Universidade Federal de Goiás. Max's thesis describes the shortfalls in the knowledge on the...

Juliana Kuchenbecker and Fred Neves visit us for 6 months

Juliana Kuchenbecker and Fred Neves visit us for 6 months

Frederico Neves and Juliana Kuchenbecker, from the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais at Belo Horizonte, have joined the group for a 6-month sabbatical, until May 2024. Juliana is interested on the spatiotemporal patterns of herbivorous insects. She works at the...

Fernando Hurtado is now a doctor

Fernando Hurtado is now a doctor

Fernando Hurtado made a great defence of his PhD thesis during his viva yesterday, 16th november, at the Universidad de Alcalá. Fernando has been working on the determinants of the distribution and coexistence of moss species, taking a hybrid approach based on...

Stéphanie Vaz presented her PhD

Stéphanie Vaz presented her PhD

Stéphanie Vaz succesfully defended her PhD thesis yesterday, 14th november, by teleconference. She's now a doctor in Ecology for the Universidade Federal de Rio de Janeiro. Stéphanie's PhD seeks to analyse the threats affecting the distribution of the Atlantic Forest...

Bryony Blades starts a 3-month secondment

Bryony Blades starts a 3-month secondment

Bryony Blades, a PhD student from the University of Oxford, is joining MNCN for a 3-month research visit as part of her doctoral studies. Up until now, her research has focused on the distribution of Catharsius dung beetles in Africa, and the interplay between...

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