Curriculum vitae

Academic Background

Since 07/2020

Senior Lecturer (Assistant Professor)
Animal Ecology, University of Potsdam, Germany

03/2018 – 03/2020

Postdoctoral researcher
Animal Ecology, University of Potsdam, Germany

11/2017 – 12/2017

Research assistant
Animal Ecology, University of Potsdam, Germany

11/2014 – 11/2017

Doctoral degree (PhD) in Biology
Curriculum “Animal Ethology and Ecology”
Department of Biology, University of Florence, Italy
Supervisors: Prof. Laura Beani, Dr. Marco Zaccaroni, Prof. Jana A. Eccard

09/2007 – 10/2009

Master degree (MSc) in Biology (110/110 e lode)
Department of Animal Biology
University of Turin, Italy

09/2004 – 09/2007

Bachelor degree (BSc) in Biology (110/110)
Department of Animal Biology
University of Turin, Italy


Honours and Scholarship

2018

Menzione speciale for excellent doctoral work awarded by the Committee evaluating the doctoral dissertation

2014

Scholarship to conduct doctoral research at the Department of Biology of the University of Florence

2009

Honours and recommendation for publication of the master thesis “Animal-assisted therapy and Alzheimer patients” (University of Turin)


Invited talks (selected)

2021

City mice and country mice: behaviour and innovation in rural and urban non-commensal rodents – Institute for Research and Innovation in Health i3S, University of Porto, Portugal

2019

Behavioural adjustments to anthropogenic environments – Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Biology, Plön, Germany

2017

Foraging strategies, personality and cognitive styles in bank voles – Julius Kühn Institute, Münster, Germany


Scientific Societies membership