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About

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I am a British-Swiss primatologist investigating small ape decline in China, Vietnam and Myanmar. I am currently studying towards a doctorate degree at University College London with additional supervisors from the Institute of Zoology (Zoological Society of London), Sun Yat-sen University in China, Oxford Brookes University, and the IUCN Small Ape Specialist group.

 

I have more than 10 years' worth of experience working in the field of wild primate behaviour and implications for conservation. Throughout this period I have held various field-based research, management and teaching positions for a number of respectable organisations. The majority of my research has focused on Asian primates, with the exception of lemurs in Madagascar.

 

I currently teach part-time at the university and work as a Museum Engager. In my spare time however, I am a keen photographer and write children's books to support conservation efforts and raise important awareness about threatened species.

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