Short CV

Full CV with Publication List can be found here.

My work and lab website is here, with lots more info on research (opportunities) and publications (which can also be found on Google Scholar or Research Gate).

Qualifications

2014                  University Teaching Qualification for Lecturers (BKO)
5 Sep 2007      PhD, ‘Interference competition and patch choice in foraging shore crabs
5 Sep 2007     Netherlands Inst. for Sea Research & University of Amsterdam
2000                  BSc, MSc Population Biology, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

Professional history

2018 – present       Associate Professor, Faculty of Science, University of Amsterdam
2013 – 2018            Assistant Professor, Faculty of Science, University of Amsterdam
2013 – 2018            MacGillavry Fellow, Faculty of Science, University of Amsterdam
2012 – 2013            Research Fellow at University of Oxford (Dept. of Zoology)
2010 – 2012            Research Fellow at Imperial College London (Silwood Park)
2008 – 2010            Rubicon Fellowship (NWO)– held at Imperial College London
2007 – 2008            A. v Humboldt Fellowship – Max Planck Inst. for Ornithology
2005                        Marie Curie Research Trainee Fellowship – University of Exeter
Maternity leave     Dec 2012 – June 2013

Evidence of international reputation for research

  • 1.4 M€ personal grant money awarded
  • 25 invited talks since obtaining my PhD in 2007
  • Associate / Subject Editor for Functional Ecology (since 2018), Oikos (since 2013), and Journal of Animal Ecology (2011 – 2014)
  • Faculty Member of the Faculty of 1000 (2009 – 2012)
  • Grant Reviewer for Austrian Science Fund, Earthwatch, ERC H2020, NERC, Norway Research Council, NSF, NWO, SNF, The Royal Society
  • Manuscript Reviewer for > 40 journals, incl. Nature Ecology & Evolution and Scientific Reports

Grants,  Fellowships, and Awards

2018     1.5 yr, 0.8 fte, Post Doc position, €96,403, funded by Faculty of Science (UvA) (PI)
2017     Marie Curie Fellowship ECOEVOCLIM €165,599 (co-supervisor)
2017     Nomination for Lecturer of the Year 2017 ( University of Amsterdam)
2015     3-yr, 1 fte, Post Doc position, €185,000, funded through MacGillavry Fellowship 2014     Aspasia Grant (Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research) (PI), € 100,000 2014     (declined)
2014     VIDI Fellowship (Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research) (PI), 5 yrs, €
2014     800,000
2013     MEERVOUD Fellowship (Neth. Organisation for Scientific Research) (PI), 4 yrs, € 2014     225,000
2013     PhD student as part of MacGillavry Fellowship (University of Amsterdam)
2014     (supervisor)
2010     Nomination in “Viva400”: 400 most talented women under 38 in The
2010     Netherlands (Viva)
2008     Rubicon Fellowship (Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research) (PI), 2
2010     yrs, € 87,480
2009     Dutch Wadden Academy Prize for best PhD thesis, € 5,000
2007     Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship (AvH Foundation) (PI), 1 yr, € 25,000
2005     Marie Curie Research Fellowship (Marie Curie Fellowship Association) (PI), 6
2010     mo, £ 6,000
2001     Poster award, First European Conference on Behavioural Biology, Münster
2010     (Germany)

Academic leadership, services and management

2019 – present     Works Council rep advisory board Faculty of Science Diversity Officer
2018 – present     Elected Chair of the Faculty of Science Works Council (UvA)
2018 – present     Mentor, Women in Science, British Ecological Society
2018 – present     Chair Scientific Advisory Council at the Institute for Biodiversity and 2018 – present     Ecosystem Dynamics (IBED) (UvA)
2018 – present     Associate Editor for Functional Ecology
2013 – present     Subject Editor for Oikos