Cetacean survey along the southern coastline of the Moray Firth, Scotland. Cetacean Research & Rescue Unit (CRRU). Photo: K. Robinson

Current position (2021 - )

Postdoc research fellow at the Pelagic Ecosystems Laboratory, Institute for the Oceans and Fisheries, University of British Columbia (UBC), Canada


Ph.D. - Doctor of Sciences and Biological Oceanography in a joint PhD between the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande (Brazil) and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium) - year of award: 2019

M.Sc. - Marine and Lacustrine Science and Management at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Universiteit van Gent (UGent), Universiteit Antwerpen (UA) (Belgium) - Graduated with Distinction. - year of award: 2013

BSc. (Honours) - Biological Sciences at the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande (Brazil) - year of award: 2008 


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teaching experience 

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