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2007                Master of Science in Biology, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
2012                PhD degree in Ecology, Radboud University, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
ru toplogo nl nieuw                        Promotors: Prof. J.M. van Groenendael, Prof. M. Klaassen
                        Thesis: Speeding up the snail´s pace: bird-mediated dispersal of aquatic organisms download full text pdf
2022 -              Postdoctoral researcher
                        Department of Aquatic Ecology, NIOO-KNAW, The Netherlands
2021                Postdoctoral researcher/teacher
                        Aquatic Ecology & Environmental Biology, Radboud University, The Netherlands
2017 – 2021    Junior Group Leader and Marie S-Curie Fellow
                        Department of Aquatic Ecology, NIOO-KNAW, The Netherlands
2016 – 2017    Postdoctoral researcher
                        Ecology and Biodiversity Group, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
2013 – 2016    Postdoctoral researcher
                        Centre for Ecological and Evolutionary Synthesis (CEES), University of Oslo, Norway and
Norwegian Institute for Nature Research
(NINA), Norway
2012                Postdoctoral researcher
                        Department of Aquatic Ecology, NIOO-KNAW, The Netherlands

Co-promotor    María José Navarro-Ramos, “Migratory birds as key vectors of co-dispersal of native and exotic species in different biomes” (Doñana Biological Station, Spain, ongoing)
Co-promotor    Hui Jin, “Restoring aquatic food webs bottom-up: Improving trophic transfer through lake restoration project Marker Wadden” (Wageningen University & Research 2021)
Co-supervisor  Victor Martin, “Wintering gulls as key vectors for dispersal of seeds, nutrients and contaminants in Andalusia” (Doñana Biological Station, Spain, 2021)
Co-promotor    Antonella Petruzzella, “Biotic resistance to alien plant invasions in tropical and temperate freshwater ecosystems” (Utrecht University, 2019)
Co-promotor    Peiyu Zhang, “Trophic interactions in warming waters: aquatic plant-consumer interactions under climate change” (Utrecht University, 2018)

2018                Doñana Biological Station, Spain (3 months)
2013 – 2016    Postdoctoral position at the University of Oslo, Norway (27 months)
2010 - 2011     Deakin University, Geelong, Australia (6 months)
2006                Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, Canada (4 months)

2008 –             Supervision 30+ MSc students (e.g. UU, WUR, RUG, RU, UvA, University of Ås, University of Oslo), plus students from Applied Sciences and BSc students
2021                Co-teaching MSc course Management of Ecosystems, Radboud University, Nijmegen, NL
2019                Guest lecturer and field assistant, Aquatic Biodiversity course, Wageningen University & Research, NL
2017                Workshop leader, Avian anatomy, Dutch Ornithological Union meeting, NL
2012                Workshop leader, Statistical analyses in R, University of Tübingen, Germany
2009 – 2011    Co-teaching bachelors course Aquatic Ecology, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
2005                Teaching assistant, bachelors course “Nutrient cycles in wetlands”, Utrecht University, NL

2023 -             Board member and treasurer of the “Huib Kluijver Fonds”
2023 -             Chair of monthly technicians meeting
2019 -             Postdoc Representative for NIOO-KNAW
2017 -             Coordinator of the Centre for Wetland Ecology www.wetland-ecology.nl
2013 – 2016    Organizer of the weekly seminar series, University of Oslo, Norway

2018 -             Editorial board Limosa (quarterly journal of the Dutch Ornithological Union)
2017 - 2019    Editor Research Topic “Animal-mediated dispersal in understudied systems”, Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution
2007 -             Peer-reviewer for >25 international journals and funding bodies