CV

 

EDUCATION

PhD in Marine Ecology and Oceanography

Technical University of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark. Graduated March 2015. Funded by NorMER. Supervisor: André W Visser. Co-supervisors: Brian MacKenzie and Mark R Payne.

MSc in Fisheries Biology and Management

University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway. Graduated April 2010. Funded by Institute of Marine Research. Supervisor: Arild Folkvord. Co-supervisor: Erling Stenevik.

Post-graduation in Marine Biology - Fisheries and Aquaculture

University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal. Graduated July 2008.

BSc in Marine Biology

University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal. Graduated July 2007.

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

Marie Curie Fellow, Postdoctoral

November 2018 – Present | CEES, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway. SPITFIRE project together with Joël Durant and Anna Neuheimer.

Visiting Researcher, Postdoctoral

November 2017 – September 2018 | Technical University of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark. Northeast Pacific productivity together with Josianne Støttrup and Alexandros Kokkalis.

Research Associate, Postdoctoral

February 2016 – October 2017 | University of Washington, Seattle, United States of America. Northeast Pacific productivity together with Neil Banas and Julie Keister.

PhD fellowship

September 2011 – March 2015 | Technical University of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark. Nordic Centre for Research on Marine Ecosystems under Climate Change (NorMER).

Student volunteer

February 2014 | 2014 Ocean Sciences Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States of America.

PhD representative

September 2011 – September 2012 | NorMER, Nordic Countries.

Volunteer

March 2011 – June 2012 | Liga para a Protecção da Natureza, Lisbon, Portugal.

Research fellowship

March 2011 – September 2011 | University of Lisbon and Instituto de Investigação das Pescas e do Mar (IPIMAR), Portugal. Worked with Susana Garrido and Pedro Ré on sardine (Sardina pilchardus) larvae survival. Project "vital rates of pelagic fish larvae (VITAL)". Funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT). Joint project with Oceanário de Lisboa.

Visiting scientist

October 2010 – February 2011 | University of Plymouth, United Kingdom. Worked with Piero Calosi and Steve Widdicombe on ocean acidification of the common crab (Carcinus maenas). Joint project with the Plymouth Marine Laboratory.

Data analyser

April 2009 – August 2010 | Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, Norway. Research on recruitment assessment of the Norwegian spring-spawning herring.

Laboratory assistant

April 2009 – October 2009 | Institute of Marine Research, Bergen, Norway. Research. Zooplankton and fish sampling under the project "herring larvae survey April 2009", no. 10133-01, on board of R/V Johan Hjort.

M.Sc. fellow - Norwegian Government Scholarship

August 2008 – April 2010 | University of Bergen, Norway. I designed and collected samples on board of the R/V Johan Hjort. I attended courses relating to fish biology and management. I worked on my M.Sc. thesis in Fisheries Biology and Management together with Arild Folkvord and Erling Stenevik. The thesis is entitled "Vertical migration of the Norwegian spring-spawning herring larvae (Clupea harengus L.)". The first 10 months of this fellowship were funded by The Research Council of Norway through the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Portugal.

Conference volunteer

April 2009 – August 2010 | University of Algarve, Portugal. Research. SAME 10 - 10th Symposium in Aquatic Microbial Ecology.

COMMUNICATION

Oral presentations

  • 2019 MARmaED Symposium (invited speaker)

  • 2019 Larval Fish Conference

  • 2019 Monitoring visit MSCA IF projects at UiO

  • 2018 Marine Group Meeting at CEES, UiO

  • 2017 2017 ESSAS Open Science Meeting

  • 2017 Aquatic Sciences Meeting

  • 2016 MASTS Annual Science Meeting

  • 2014 Johan Hjort Symposium

  • 2014 NorMER Annual Meeting

  • 2012 Top-level Research Initiative, Annual SAB Meeting

  • 2012 NorMER Annual Meeting

  • 2012 ICES Annual Science Conference

  • 2011 NorMER Annual Meeting

  • 2010 Larval Fish Conference

Poster presentations

  • 2017 2017 ESSAS Open Science Meeting

  • 2016 Final NorMER Annual Science Meeting

  • 2016 Ocean Sciences Meeting

  • 2014 EuroScience Open Forum

  • 2014 Ocean Sciences Meeting

  • 2013 Annual Meeting for the Centre for Ocean Life

  • 2013 ICES Annual Science Conference

  • 2013 NorMER Annual Meeting

  • 2013 Trait-based workshop

  • 2012 NorMER Annual Meeting

Academic grants and awards

  • Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowship - UiO at the host institution.

  • Travel grant - Received total amount to attend the 2017 ESSAS meeting in Tromsø and host one of the workshops (value to be confirmed).

  • EuroMarine funding - Received total amount to host a 3-day workshop in Oslo (7 500 EUR).

  • PhD degree - Awarded by unanimity by the evaluation committee composed by Prof Henrik Gislason, Dr Ajit Subramanian and Dr Adrian Peter Martin.

  • PhD fellowship - Received from DTU through the NorMER project and funded by NordForsk (annual salary of 341 634.90 DKK).

  • Research fellowship - Funded by the Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia to work at the University of Lisbon and Instituto de Investigação das Pescas e do Mar, Portugal. Mar 2011 – Sep 2011 (5 880 EUR: 980 EUR per month).

  • ERASMUS grant - 6 months spent in Bergen, Norway. Jan 2009 – Jul 2009 (2420 EUR).

  • Norwegian Government Scholarship - Funded by The Research Council of Norway through the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Portugal. Aug. 2008 – Dec 2009 (5 000 EUR: 1 000 EUR per month).

  • Professional internship grant - 6 months spent in Bergen, Norway. Aug 2008– Dec 2008 (1 475 EUR).

COURSEWORK

Graduate

Aquatic science and living resources - research communication. Ocean Life Meeting Series. Fate of the Arctic spring bloom. Statistics Course: Linear Models Using R. Impact of Climate Change in Aquatic Ecosystems. Effect studies and adaptation to climate change. Ecology of the Northeast Atlantic and Northwest European Seas with an emphasis on potential impacts of Climate Change. Sharp Statistical Tools. Bioeconomics. Innovative Approaches in Marine Environment Modeling. Remote Sensing of the Baltic Sea. Fisheries Management. How to write a scientific paper.

Stock Monitoring. Aquatic Ecology. Fisheries Ecology. Fish Behaviour. Acoustic Methods in Fisheries and Marine Biology. Responsible Fish Capture. Fisheries Management. Fisheries Stock Assessment Models. Master thesis : “Vertical migration of the Norwegian spring-spawning herring (Clupea harengus L.) larvae”, under the project “herring larvae survey April 2009”, no. 10133-01.

Biogeography and Marine Evolution. Fisheries Biology. Statistical Analysis. Dynamics of Aquatic Ecosystems. Techniques on Molecular and Cellular Biology. Stock Assessment. Marine Ecophysiology. Methods and Processes on Biological Oceanography. Aquaculture. Techniques of Marine Environment Intervention. Biogeochemical Processes and Global Changes. Marine Population Biology.

Undergraduate

Biology of Invertebrates. Biology of Vertebrates. Statistics Applied to Natural Sciences. Organic Chemistry. Physical Oceanography. Chemical Oceanography. Biochemical Processes. Molecular Genetics. Genes, Populations and Evolution. Animal Physiology. Marine Plant Physiology. Marine Microbiology. Benthonic and Nektonic Processes. Plankton: Organisms and Processes. Aquaculture and Fisheries. Population Dynamics. Paleo-oceanography and Global Changes. Ichthyology. Fundamentals of Ecology. Fundamentals of Earth Sciences. Coastal Dynamics. Marine Pollution and Ecotoxicology.

PROGRAMMING SKILLS

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