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Travel Grant Awardees

Edinburgh 2019 

The following students were selected for a travel grant (200 Euro) to Edinburgh: Amelia Hood (University of Cambridge, UK), Ana Beatriz Navarro (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil), Andrew Riesen Tilker (Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, Germany), Dominik Schwab (University of Göttingen, Germany), Elena Quintero (Estación Biológica de Doñana, Spain), Frederik Kiene (University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover, Germany), Malcom Ramsay (University of Veterinary Medicine Hanover, Germany), Olga Natalie Tserej Vazquez (University of Miami, USA), Paulina Zigelski (University of Hamburg, Germany), Saskia Dröge(University of Hildesheim, Germany), Kerstin Pierick (University of Göttingen, Germany), Badru Mugerwa (Berlin Institute of Technology, Germany).


Student Research Grant Awardees

Grant Projects 2019 

Dominik Schüßler, Comparative ecologic modeling to understand the role of phenotypic plasticity in explaining distributional patterns and the adaptability towards anthropogenic habitat degradation of lemurs in eastern Madagascar

Dounia Dhaou, Role of allelopathy in the functioning of mangroves in Vietnam

Gino Brignoli, Bird diversity across a human mediated disturbance gradient

Katherine Mullin, Assessing the effects of habitat fragmentation on amphibian populations in Madagascar’s high montane forests

Mukhlish Jamal Musa Holle, Contribution of millipedes to ecosystem functioning in tropical forest: an Experimental study

Nina White, Population recovery of the mountain chicken frog following a chytridiomycosis epidemic

Olga Tserej Vazquez, Can plants use leaf thermoregulatory traits to buffer themselves against global warming? An examination of intraspecific variation in traits and temperatures of avocado (Persea americana)

Sara Fernández Garzón, Vertical stratification of ant’s gut bacteria diversity using MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry for first time.