Short CV

Current position:

Assistant Professor (since 2018), Adam Mickiewicz University

Past positions:

Post-doc (2017), CREAF, University Autonoma de Barcelona

Education:

  • 2017; Ph.D.in Ecology, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland, supervised by dr Rafał Zwolak (AMU) and dr Elizabeth Crone (Tufts University, MA, USA)

Research work (as Principal Investigator):

  • 2017-2020: PI in research grant of National Centre of Sciences no. 2017/24/C/NZ8/00151: “Phenology synchrony or pollen coupling? Experimental evaluation of the role of pollen limitation and plant’ resource state in driving seed production in masting plants”, financial support: 592 000 PLN
  • 2015-2018: PI in research grant of National Centre of Sciences no. 2015/17/N/NZ8/01565: “Apparent predation in rodent seed dispersal: how does the introduction of an alien plant influence the native plant – seed disperser interaction?”, financial support: 129 168 PLN
  • 2015-2017: PI in research grant of National Centre of Sciences no. 2015/16/T/NZ8/00018: „Influence of chronic nitrogen deposition of plant – granivore interactions”, financial support: 92 758 PLN

International experience:

  • Visiting Researcher, Univesity of Extremadura, Spain (March – May 2018)
  • Post-doc, CREAF, University Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain (January – July 2017)
  • Visiting at Department of Biology, Tufts University and Harvard Forest, Harvard University, USA (August – October 2015)
  • Visiting at Department of Biology, Tufts University and Harvard Forest, Harvard University, USA (August – October 2014)
  • Visiting at Harvard Forest, Harvard University and Tufts University, USA (July – October 2013)

Awards

  • City of Poznań Scholarship for young scientist and artist awarded in 2017
  • Foundation for Polish Science Scholarship ‘Start’ awarded in 2016
  • Ministry of Science and Higher Education Scholarship awarded in 2015
  • Dean scholarship for the best Ph.D. students awarded in 2015
  • Rector scholarship for the best Ph.D. students awarded in 2015
  • Adam Mickiewicz Foundation Scholarship awarded in 2014
  • Dean scholarship for the best Ph.D. students awarded in 2014
  • Rector scholarship for the best Ph.D. students awarded in 2014
  • Dean scholarship for the best Ph.D. students awarded in 2013

Other professional activities: 

  • Peer-reviewer for ecological journals (40+ articles reviewed), including Ecology Letters, Ecology, Journal of Ecology, Journal of Animal Ecology, New Phytologist, Oikos, Oecologia. The full list and history can be found on my publons profile.
  • Grant reviewer for Czech Science Foundation
  • Co-organizer of a masting symposium at the SMB 2018: “Unraveling mechanisms underlying reproductive synchrony: from gene to ecosystems”, with Dave Kelly (University of Canterbury, NZ) and Akiko Satake (Kyushu University, Japan)
  • Invited speaker at “Plant-Animal Mutualisms: Their Impact in Terrestrial Ecosystems” at the 9th International Symposium of Integrative Zoology, 27-31 August 2017 in Xining, Qinghai Province, China. Special issue of Integrative Zoology followed the symposium.
  • Member of Scientific Committee, Polish Student Teriological Conference, 27-28 May 2018, Warsaw
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