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At present

Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Santiago de Compostela.

Associate Editor for Journal of Animal Ecology

Member of the British Ecological Society (BES) Grants Committee

Member of Research Group "Biodiversity, Biogeography and Conservation of Invertebrates (BIBICI)", IP: Andres Baselga (USC), funded as GCP by Xunta de Galicia, Spain

Education

- PhD in Sciences, "Doctor Europaeus" mention, University of Salamanca and Doñana Biological Station (CSIC), 2009

- Expert in Bilingual Education (Post-Graduate Specialization Program), National Distance Education University (UNED), 2013

- Master's Degree in Secondary Education Teacher Training [QTS accreditation], University of Santiago de Compostela, 2012

- Bachelor´s Degree in Environmental Sciences, University of Salamanca, 2001

Fellowships and Grants

- Small Research Grant (British Ecological Society, UK). 2017-2018: Spatial patterns of replacement of haplotypes and species in beetle and plant communities: neutral processes vs. biotic interactions and climate

- Postdoctoral fellowship (Juan de la Cierva-Incorporacion, Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, Spain). 2016-2018

- Postdoctoral fellowship (Xunta de Galicia, Spain, I2C Program). 2013-2016

- Predoctoral fellowship (FPU) from the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports (Spain). 2002-2005

- Undergraduate research fellowship from the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports (Spain) for final year students, Department of Botany, University of Salamanca, Spain. 2000-2001

Awards

- Best PhD Thesis, University of Salamanca, Spain (Premio Extraordinario de Doctorado). 2010

- Runner up (accessit) for Best PhD Thesis in Aquatic Ecology/Limnology in the biennium 2008-2009. Iberian Association of Limnology. 2010

- Best Environmental Sciences Student, University of Salamanca, Spain (Premio de Grado). 2003

Teaching experience (as lecturer)

- Non-arthropods Invertebrate Zoology (Zoologia I), Degree of Biology, University of Santiago de Compostela (2016-2018)

- Arthropods and Vertebrates Zoology (Zoologia II), Degree of Biology, University of Santiago de Compostela (2016-2017)

Supervision of PhD Students

- Martínez-Santalla, S. (ongoing). Beta diversity analysis towards the understanding of macroecological factors. University of Santiago de Compostela (co-supervisor: A. Baselga)

- Martín Devasa, R. (ongoing). Macroecology and diversification in leaf beetles. University of Santiago de Compostela (co-supervisor: A. Baselga)

- Castro-Insua, A. (2018). Macroecological and macroevolutionary factors related with vertebrate diversity. University of Santiago de Compostela (co-supervisor: A. Baselga)

- Freijeiro, Andrea (2017). Biogeographic patterns in European Coleoptera. University of Santiago de Compostela (co-supervisor: A. Baselga)

Previous affiliations and scientific visits

- Member of British Ecological Society (BES) Review College: 2014-2018

- Life Sciences Department, Natural History Museum, London, UK. Postdoctoral fellowship (I2C Program, Xunta de Galicia): April 2013 - June 2015

- Department of Zoology, University of Santiago de Compostela. Postdoctoral position: January 2012 - January 2013

- Department of Entomology, Natural History Museum, London (Molecular Systematics Group). Academic visitor: June-August 2011

- Department of Ecology and Animal Biology, University of Vigo. Postdoctoral position: December 2009 - May 2011

- University of Lausanne (Spatial Ecology Group). Academic visitor: May - June 2008

- Laboratory of Space Technology, Helsinki University of Technology. Academic visitor: July - August 2005

- Department of Wetland Ecology, Doñana Biological Station (CSIC). PhD Student: January 2002 - December 2008

- Department of Botany, University of Salamanca. Undergraduate Student: October 2000 - July 2001

Research IDs

ORCID: 0000-0002-2019-7176

ResearcherID: B-6823-2016

Scopus: 14045069800

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