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SKILLS

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Ecology and biodiversity management

  • Population ecology

  • Biological invasion

  • Ecological diagnosis

  • Sampling tools/methods

  • Design and evaluation of management plan

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Project management and coordination

  • Team work

  • Organization and animation of meetings / events / conferences

  • Planning and budget management

  • Oral / written communication

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Written and oral productions

  • Scientific articles

  • Reports

  • Oral communications / Posters

Bucket & Spade

Tools

  • General knowledge and use of the Microsoft Office suite

  • Image acquisition and processing: GIMP, ImageJ, Inskape, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator

  • Mapping software: Qgis, ArcGis

  • Statistical analyses: R, JAGS

  • Other languages (code): Tex, bash

Image by Mick Haupt

LANGUAGES

  • French mother language)

  • English (Fluent, written/oral) - Cambridge First Level C1

  • German/Spanish (basics)

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Other abilities

  • Laboratory: scalimetry, otolithometry, dencrochronology, microchemical analyzes (LA-ICPMS)

  • Fieldwork: GPS surveys, animal monitoring by capture-marking-recapture (CMR) on birds and fish, electric fishing

Professional experience

July 2021 - 

Sept. 2017 - January 2021

Sept. 2016 - Sept. 2017

Postdoctoral researcher | UNIL – Department of Ecology and Evolution (DEE), Lausanne (Switzerland - VD) | Research manager: Cleo Bertelsmeier

  • Publication of scientific articles

  • Search for financing: project writing, management plan, budget;

  • Teachings at the Faculty of Biology and Medicine (FBM) – UNIL

  • Presentation of research work at conferences

  • Event planning :

    • Intecol2022, co-organizer of a scientific session: Biological invasion, Geneva (Switzerland)​

    • MEEM conferences (Modeling in Ecology and Evolution Meeting), co-responsible for communication, online

    • IUSSI2024, member of the organizing committee, Lausanne (Switzerland)

Project manager. Doctoral thesis: “Evolution of life history traits along a colonization front. The case of common trout introduced into the Kerguelen Islands. » | UPPA-E2S-INRA (UMR 1224, ECOBIOP), Saint-Pée sur Nivelle (France, 64) | Thesis directors: Philippe Gaudin, Matthias Vignon

  • Publication of scientific articles

  • Management of a large database, bringing together data collected since 1960

  • Development of complex statistical models

  • Project management and animation of monthly meetings with engineers, researchers and technicians

  • Participation in the SALMEVOL 2018-2019 campaign in Kerguelen (subantarctic)

  • Teachings given at the UFR of Sciences and Technology of the Basque Coast (UPPA)  

  • Co-supervision of 5 interns

  • Representation of doctoral students within the Doctoral School (ED 211)

  • Animation of research workshop

    • Junior Odysseys From Snowflake to Wave

    • Open days of UMR ECOBIOP

  • Organization of the annual scientific seminar – of UMR ECOBIOP

Apprenticeship “Characterization of life history traits in brown trout (Salmo trutta), a facultative anadromous species, in a context of biological invasion in the Kerguelen Islands” | University of Montpellier-INRA (UMR 1224, ECOBIOP), Saint-Pée sur Nivelle (France, 64) | Supervisor: Jean-Christophe Aymes

  • Validation of ages and determination of living environments by laser ablation of otoliths coupled with mass spectrometry (LA-ICPMS), at the IPREM-LCABIE laboratorywith C. Pecheyran

  • Development of methodologies for readings and growth measurements on scales

  • Writing of minutes and reports

  • Project management and animation of monthly meetings with engineers, researchers and technicians

  • Publication of scientific article(s)

Sept. 2016 - March 2017

Co-director of the communication center for the Salon de l’Ecologie 2016 | University of Montpellier, Montpellier (France, 34) | President of the association: Olivier Thaler

  • Management of contact databases

  • Management of invited audiences and communication providers

  • Support for media relations

  • Budgeting for the communications strategy

Sept. 2015 - Sept. 2016

2015-2016 | Tutored gap year, completion of two internships | Montpellier SupAgro, obtaining CESA* | Supervisor: Elena Kazakou

 

2016 (6 months) | Modeling colonization dynamics in larids: development of an individual-based model | Center for Functional and Evolutionary Ecology (CEFE) - CNRS, Montpellier (France, 34) | Supervisors: Aurélien Besnard, Charlotte Francesiaz, Paul Acker

  • Participation in the annual field campaign for chick ringing (Forez ponds) and adult ringing (canon-net)

  • Development of statistical models in MATLAB

  • Report writing

2015 (4 months) | Development of cartographic tools for the implementation of "Schéma de Mise en Valeur du Littoral" (SMVL) | Directorate of Land and Development (DFA), Nouméa (France, New Caledonia) | Supervisors: Fabrice Robinet, Murielle Dos Santos

  • Collection of geo-topographic data

  • Creation of maps in ArcGis

  • Writing an activity report

  • Oral presentation of the analysis report to the steering committee

June 2015 - September 2015

Biodiversity and forest dynamics within the framework of forest management based on natural disturbances | Finnish Forest Research Institute: METLA, Vantaa (Finland) | Supervisors: Sauli Valkonen, Elena Kazakou

  • Field sampling (forest environment)

  • Database management

  • Laboratory analysis (dendrochronology)

  • Publication of a scientific article

2014 - 2015 (2 days/week, 10 months)

Engineering student project “Evaluation of the 2009-2014 management plan for the Salins de Frontignan” | EID Méditerranée, Frontignan (France, 34) | Supervisors: Nicolas Bonton, Mickael Debétencourt, Jocelyn Fonderflick

  • Techno-economic analysis of the implementation of a management plan

  •  Preparation of an assessment, implementation of evaluation tools and action completion indicators (Excel)

  • Carrying out a survey and working with numerous local stakeholders

  • Group budget management

  • Oral presentation of the evaluation of the management plan before the steering committee and the various local stakeholders.

June 2014 - September 2014

Agricultural worker | GAEC Chèvrefeuille, Serraval (France, 74) | Supervisors: Danièle Montagnac, Thiaffey-Rencorel family

  • Carrying out goat milking and cheese production

  • Technical work in pastures (installation of barriers, climb to mountain pastures)

  • Submission of a farm resizing project

Training

Sept. 2017 - January 2021

Sept. 2016 - Sept. 2017

Sept. 2013 - Sept. 2017

Doctoral degree (PhD) in Physiology and Biology of Organisms | University of Pau and Pays de l’Adour (UPPA) - E2S - INRAe, Saint-Pée sur Nivelle (France, 64)

Master in Engineering, Ecology and Biodiversity Management (IEGB) | University of Montpellier, Faculty of Sciences, Montpellier (France, 34) 

Engineer in apprenticeship | UMR ECOBIOP, INRA, Saint-Pée sur Nivelle (France, 64)

Diploma in agricultural engineering / CESA* / ERASMUS - University of Helsinki – Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry, Finland | Montpellier SupAgro, Montpellier (France, 34)

CESA*: Tutored gap year, completion of two internships | Montpellier SupAgro | Supervisor: Elena Kazakou

Sept. 2010 - June 2013

Preparatory classes for Grandes Ecoles (CPGE), Biology-Chemistry-Physics-Earth Sciences (BCPST) | Lycée Thiers, Marseille (France, 13)

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