PhD 2019- :
Zoologisches Forschungsmuseum Alexander Koenig, Universität Bonn & Universiti Sains Malaysia
• Project title: Effects of habitat fragmentation on reptiles in tropical forests in South East Asia.
International Master in Applied Ecology (IMAE) 2015-17:
Université de Poitiers (France), Universidade de Coimbra (Portugal)
• Thesis title: “Is the radiation of South Africa Agamids non-adaptive?” (MNHN and Stellenbosch University), Supervisor: Dr. Anthony Herrel & Dr. John Measey
Bachelor of Science 2011-13:
Australian National University
• Major in Zoology and Natural Resource Management
Research assistant (volunteer) for acoustic survey for populations estimates of the Agile and Lar gibbons in peninsular Malaysia
Research assistant a socio-ecological and socio-economical study in mangrove management.
Centre coordinator at the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC) in Sabah, Malaysia Borneo.
Team Leader of a community conservation project with Ecoteer at Perhentian Island, Malaysia
Summer intern at Australian National University and University of New South Wales.
• Published article on Journal of Zoology entitled “ Thermoregulation across thermal environments in a nocturnal gecko”
Individual short research projects:
2016: Consistency of different syllable types in the European Serin
2014: Thermoregulation across thermal environments in a nocturnal gecko, funded by ANU summer research scholarship and AWMS student travel award.
2013: Visual display response in Jacky dragons
2013: Does size matter? Flathead mullet reduces the oddity effect by shoaling with size-matched group
2013: Effects of Glucose and Octopamine in cricket singing
2013: Ectoparasite dispersal by an aquatic bird: A Phylogenetic approach
• 13th African Herpetological Association 2017
• Australasian Wildlife Management Society (AWMS) Annual Conference 2014
Funding and Academic awards
• 2019- : DAAD PhD research scholarship
• 2015-17: EMMC-IMAE University of Poitiers master scholarship worth 48k Euros and Thesis Fund worth 2k Euros
• 2014: Honours and Undergraduate Student Travel Award (AWMS) worth 3k AUD
• 2014: ANU Summer research scholarship
• 2013: State forests of NSW prize for forest mensuration
• 2019: The Zoological Society of London Early Careers Event
• 2018: Community-Based Conservation Management International Workshop