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20132020

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Curriculum vitae

CONTACT INFORMATION

RESEARCH AND WORKING EXPERIENCE

  • Ministry of Environment and Energy (MEE), Zagreb, Croatia, 2016-2017 External advisor for EU LIFE Nature & Biodiversity  
  • University of Helsinki, Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences, Department of Environmental Sciences, 2014-2015             

 

ATTENDED SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS WITH PRESENTATION

  • Kopački rit, jučer, danas, sutra - 6th Symposium with international participation, 2017

        Organised through DanubeParcs project in Tikveš, Croatia, Sep ’17

        Talk: 'Enhancing Nature and Environmental Protection through LIFE Programme'

  • 2nd Symposium on freshwater biology, 2017

        Organised by Croatian association of freshwater ecologists at the Department of Biology, Faculty of Science in Zagreb, Feb ‘17

        Talk: ‘Strengthening the conservation and management of freshwater ecosystems through Programme LIFE’

  • 29th European Cetacean Society Conference 2015 Hosted by ECS in St Julian`s, Malta, March ‘15

          Talk: ‘Fisheries-cetacean competition: Lessons learned and its implications for conservation and ecosystem management’

  • Spring Symposium 2015

         Hosted by University of Helsinki, Finland, March ‘15

         Talk: ‘Fisheries-cetacean competition: Lessons learned and its implications for conservation and ecosystem management’

  • ICES Symposium “Ecological Basis of Risk Analysis for Marine Ecosystems” Hosted in collaboration with University of Helsinki, Finland, Jun ‘14

        Poster: ’Evolutionary pressures under current fishing practices in European Hake (Merluccius  merluccius)'

 

OTHER ATTENDED SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS

  • 28th European Cetacean Society Conference 2014 Hosted by ECS in Liége, Belgium, April ‘14
  • 27th European Cetacean Society Conference 2013 Hosted by ECS in Setúbal, Portugal, April ‘13

         Participant and volunteer during the duration of the conference 

  • BRIGHT LERU Conference 2012: Future networks

         Hosted by the University of Amsterdam, Netherlands, Aug ‘12

         Active participation in a workshop with a focus on the concept of “Cooperation”

 

RESEARCH INTERSHIPS AND STUDY VISITS

  • 1st Advanced school on Multispecies modelling Approaches for ecosystem based marine REsource Management in the MEDiterranean Sea (AMARE-MED 2017; 30/07/2017 – 05/08/2017)
  • NGO Yayasan Konservasi RASI, East Kalimantan, Indonesia (16/06/2016 – 27/06/2016)
  • Instituto Español de Oceanografia (IEO), Vigo, Spain (17/04/2015-30/05/2015; 01.09.2015-31.10.2015)
  • Instituto Español de Oceanografia (IEO), Vigo, Spain (29/03/2015 - 16/04/2015)
  • 10th European Seminar on Marine Mammals: Biology and Conservation (01/09/2014 – 05/09/2014)
  • Research Institute of the University of Iceland in Húsavik, Iceland (03/07/2013 - 03/11/2013)
  • Research Institute of the University of Iceland in Húsavik, Iceland (23/06/2013 - 02/07/2013)

 

PRIZES AND AWARDS

  • DENVI doctoral position, 2017 – one-year funding for the for conducting the PhD project and attending the DENVI doctoral programme
  • CIMO fellowship award, 2014 –personal grant for conducting the PhD project and attending the DENVI doctoral programme (01/09/2014 – 31/05/2015)
  • EU placement award, 2013 – financial support for a marine mammal internship programme with the collaboration of the Research Institute in Húsavik, Iceland
  • Erasmus Mundus grant – Basileus project, 2011 –granted on the basis of previous achievements through graduate studies for the purpose of obtaining a Master of Science degree at Lund University

 

Education information

EDUCATION

• University of Helsinki, Faculty of Biological and Environmental Sciences, Department of Environmental Sciences, 2014-
DENVI doctoral student in Aquatic Sciences
• Lund University, Faculty of Science, Department of Biology, 2011 – 2013
Master of Science program in Aquatic Ecology; pass with distinction (VG)
Thesis entitled “Evolutionary pressures under the current fishing practices in European hake (Merluccius merluccius)”
• University of Zagreb, Faculty of Science, Division of Biology, 2003 –
2010, Master of Arts – professor of Biology/engineer of Ecology; grade A
Thesis entitled “Diet composition of the spiny dogfish (Squalus acanthias L.) in the northern Adriatic Sea”

Fields of Science

  • 1181 Ecology, evolutionary biology
  • Fisheries management
  • Conservation prioritization
  • Fisheries induced evolution
  • science communication
  • Marine mammals

International and National Collaboration

Publications and projects within past five years.
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