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MsC and PhD students

  PhD and MsC Students

Ana Catarina Araújo Fernandes (MsC student 2022-)  Species-specific insectivorous bat responses to land-use change in the endemic-rich island of São Tome and Principe, West Africa. Supervisor: Filipa Palmeirim (CIBIO) Co-supervisors: Ricardo Rocha (CIBIO) & Vanessa Mata (CIBIO). Mestrado em Biodiversidade, Genética e Evolução. University of Porto, Portugal. 

 Ana Sofia Castro Fernandes (MsC student 2022-) Responses of insectivorous bat assemblages to land-use change in the endemic-rich island of São Tome and Principe, West Africa. Supervisor: Filipa Palmeirim (CIBIO) Co-supervisors: Ricardo Rocha (CIBIO) & Vanessa Mata (CIBIO). Mestrado em Biodiversidade, Genética e Evolução. University of Porto, Portugal. 

 Anna Karoline Azevedo (PhD student 2021-) The man-nature relationship in the conservation of protected areas and their fauna: a cultural approach. Supervisor: Richard Ladle (CIBIO) & Co-supervisor: Fernanda Alves Martins (CIBIO). PPGDIBICT Doctoral Programme. Federal University of Alagoas, Brazil.

  Cristian Pizzigalli (Ph.D. student 2021-) Thesis entitled: Investigating ecological networks in extreme climate environments: Landscape genomics and adaptive genetic variation in West African populations of crocodiles and baboons. Supervisor: José Carlos Brito (CIBIO) & Co-supervisors: Raquel Godinho (CIBIO), Orly Razgour (University of Exeter) and Maria Joana Ferreira da Silva (CIBIO). Biodiv Doctoral Programme. University of Porto, Portugal.

 Daniel A. Velarde-Garcéz (PhD student 2022-) Diet and distribution of invasive mammals in São Tomé: Impact of predation on local fauna. Supervisor: Pedro Beja (CIBIO) & Co-supervisor: Vanessa Alves Mata (CIBIO). BIODIV Doctoral Programme, CIBIO, University of Porto, Portugal.

 Diogo F. Ferreira (PhD student 2020 - present) Chocolate bats: Promoting sustainable cacao through bat ecosystem services. Supervisor: Hugo Rebelo (CIBIO) & Co-supervisors: Luke L. Powell (CIBIO) and Jason Matthiopoulos (University of Glasgow). BIODIV PhD programe, CIBIO, University of Porto, Portugal.

 Felipe Alexandre Santos Vieira (PhD student 2019-) Relating Value Generating Practices with human well-being in Protected Areas.  Supervisor: Richard Ladle (CIBIO). PPGDIBICT Doctoral Programme. Federal University of Alagoas, Brazil.

  Filipa Borges (PhD student 2020-2024) Integrating genomics with local knowledge to understand responses of West African primates to past and present ecological and anthropogenic changes.   Supervisor: Tania Minhós (Centro em Rede de Investigação em Antropologia (CRIA) e Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Portugal),  Co-supervisors: Maria Joana Ferreira da Silva (CIBIO)  and. Kimberley Hockings (Exeter University, UK).  

  Ivo Colmonero Costeira (PhD student 2020-2024) Ethnobiological and genomic insights of traditional management practices of insular mammals by the Bijagó ethnic group in Guinea-Bissau and its applications to non-human primate conservation. Supervisors: Maria Joana Ferreira da Silva (CIBIO) & Co-supervisors:  Michael W. Bruford (Cardiff University) and  Susana Costa (CIAS, University of Coimbra, Portugal). PhD student from Cardiff University, UK, associated to CIBIO/InBio, Portugal and Coimbra University. 

 Laura Torrent (PhD student 2021- ) Discovering the bat fauna from the continental region of Equatorial Guinea, Africa. Supervisor: Hugo Rebelo (CIBIO) & Co-supervisor: Javier Juste Ballesta (Doñana Biological Station - CSIC) and Adrià López-Baucells (Natural Science Museum of Granollers - BiBIO). Biodiversity, Genetics and Evolution Doctoral Programme. Universidade do Porto, Portugal.

 Thainá Lessa Pontes Silva (PhD student 2020- ) Identifying and mapping biodiversity knowledge shortfalls in sub-Saharan Africa. Supervisor: Richard Ladle (CIBIO) & Co-supervisor: Fernanda Alves Martins. PPGDIBICT Doctoral Programme. Federal University of Alagoas, Brazil.


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