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EDUCATION

  • 2017 – Current: Ph.D. in Genetics, Evolution and Environment – University College London, UK

  • 2011 – 2012: M.Res. Primate Biology, Behaviour & Conservation (Distinction) – University of Roehampton, UK

  • 2006 – 2010: B.Sc. (Hons) Life Science – The Open University, UK

  • 2004 – 2006: B.Sc. (Hons) Geography – University of Manchester, UK

  • 1997 – 2004: A-levels (Psychology, Geography, Art ); AS levels (Biology); 10 GCSEs – Beaconsfield High School, UK

 

employment and work experience

  • Aug 2020 – Current: Animal Conservation Lecturer - Bristol Zoological Society, UK

  • Feb 2018 – Current: Student Representative (Member since April 2017) – IUCN SSC Primate Specialist Section on Small Apes

  • Sep 2017 – Current: Lecturer and Postgraduate Teaching Assistant - University College London, UK

  • Mar 2018 – Jul 2019Museum Engager - University College London Culture, UK

  • Jun 2017 – Jul 2017: Forest Ecology Lecturer – Operation Wallacea, Buton Island, Indonesia

  • Feb 2014 – Mar 2016: Head Primate Scientist – Borneo Nature Foundation (Orangutan Tropical Peatland Project), Indonesia

  • May – Nov 2013: Research Assistant – Institute of Zoology, UK (in collaboration with WWF and IUCN)

  • Jan – Apr 2013: Assistant Manager and Research Coordinator – Alouatta Sanctuary and Batipa Field Institute, Panama

  • Mar 2010 – Dec 2012: Office Assistant – Orangutan Foundation UK

  • Nov – Dec 2010: Research Assistant – Environment and Rural Development Foundation, Cameroon

  • Oct – Dec 2009: Team Leader – Harnas Wildlife Foundation, Namibia

  • Mar – May 2009: Admin Volunteer – Great Ape Film Initiative, UK

  • Jan 2009: Volunteer Primate Keeper – Monkey Sanctuary Trust, UK

  • May – Jun 2008: Research Assistant – Jane Goodall Institute for Chimpanzee Rehabilitation, South Africa

  • Aug – Nov 2007: Volunteer Primate Keeper – Sepilok Orang-Utan Rehabilitation Centre, Malaysia

  • Apr – Jun 2006: Volunteer Research Assistant – Greenforce Charity and Bahamas National Trust, Bahamas

 

Computing Skills

  • Microsoft Windows Office (including Access and Excel)

  • Satellite and mapping: ArcGIS, MapSource and BaseCamp

  • Audio: RAVEN, Audacity and Praat

  • Behaviour: Observer XT 8.0

  • Statistics: SPSS, R

  • Social: NVivo

 

Languages

  • English mother-tongue

  • Competent written and spoken Bahasa Indonesian and Malay

  • Basic French, German, Spanish, Malagasy

  • Currently learning Mandarin

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