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PhD students

PhD students

Completed PhD students

Lydia White (Co-supervised with Dr. Nessa O'Connor; PhD awarded 2018). Thesis title: Empirical tests of biodiversity- stability relationships in coastal ecosystems.

Qiang Yang (PhD awarded 2018). Thesis title: The dimensionality of ecological stability and the factors that regulate it.

Deirdre McClean (PhD awarded 2016). Thesis title: Ecological stability across scales.

Marjolein Kamermans (PhD awarded 2016). Thesis title: The ecology and evolution of endemic shrimp in Lake Tanganyika.

Robert Mrowicki (Co-supervised with Dr. Nessa O'Connor, Queen's University Belfast; PhD awarded 2014). Thesis title: Context-dependency of biodiversity–ecosystem functioning relationships: experimental tests in rocky intertidal communities.

Marcin Penk (PhD awarded 2013). Thesis title: Facing multiple challenges at range margins: influence of climate change, nutrient enrichment and an introduced competitor on the glacial relict, Mysis salemaai.

Vesela Evtimova (PhD awarded 2013). Thesis title: Effects of amplified water level fluctuations on the ecology of lakes.

Michelle Jackson (Co-supervised with Dr. Jonathan Grey, Queen Mary, University of London; PhD awarded 2012). Thesis title: Waves of invaders: Interactions among invasive species and their impacts on ecosystem structure and functioning.

Jorge García Molinos (PhD awarded 2010). Thesis title: Defining disturbance in time: the ecological implications of varying temporal patterns of disturbance.

Past Post docs

Current and recent visiting students

Jérémie Sciré 
(École Polytechnique [Palaiseau]; April - July 2015)

Alexandre Genin 
(University of Montpellier; January - April 2015)

Dr. Miguel Lurgi 
(Institute of Marine Sciences, Barcelona; October 2013 - January 2014
European Molecular Biology Organisation Research Fellow

Léa Verdier 
(ENTPE, Lyon, France; April - August 2013)

Christine Smith 
(Allegheny College, Pennsylvania, USA; September 2012 - January 2013)

Simon Boyer
(Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France; May - August 2012)

Pierre-Yves Cardon
(Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France; May - August 2012)

Mathilde Rabet
(Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France; May - August 2012)

Vincent Récoules
(ENGEES, Strasbourg, France; May - August 2012)

Huibert Van Rossum
(University of Wageningen, the Netherlands; September - December 2011)

Antoine Dubois
(Catholic University of Louvain and University of Namur, Belgium; May - August 2011 )