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Matthew Owen Moreira

Matthew Owen Moreira

PhD Student

  • Thesis title: Climatic niche dynamics and diversification in scaled reptiles (Lepidosauria: Squamata)
  • Supervisor: Professor Carlos Fonseca and Professor Danny Rojas

  • Researcher ID: L-4778-2018
  • ORCID: 0000-0002-8252-7804
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  • Department: Department of Biology
  • Research Group: Adaptation Biology & Ecological Processes
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: Moreira, Matthew
  • Thesis title: Climatic niche dynamics and diversification in scaled reptiles (Lepidosauria: Squamata) Supervisor: Professor Carlos Fonseca and Professor Danny Rojas Category: BO Grant type: BD Funding entity: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia Grant reference: PD/BD/135554/2018 Start date: 2018-01-01 End date: 2021-12-31


Research interests

Evolutionary Ecology
Macroevolution
Reptiles
Global Change

Academic degrees

2014-2016 - MSc in Applied Ecology at the University of Aveiro
2011-2014 - BSc in Biology at the University of Aveiro

Scientific activities

2019 - Oral presentation at the XV National Meeting of Evolutionary Biology, Porto, entitled "Climatic niche evolution helps drive speciation in squamate reptiles (lizards and snakes)"
2019 - Poster at the VII Simposio Colombiano de Biología Evolutiva, Tunja, entitled "ES-sim-GLM, an improved trait-dependent diversification approach"
2019 - Poster at the I Biology and Ecology of Global Changes (BEAG) PhD Meeting, Lisbon, entitled “Climatic niche evolution helps drive speciation in squamate reptiles (lizards and snakes)”
2019 - Short-Term Scholar (6-months) at The University of Arizona, Tucson, USA (Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology)
2016 - Organising committee at the XII National Meeting on Evolutionary Biology (ENBE)
2014 - Poster at the XIII Iberian Congress of Herpetology, Aveiro, entitled "Growth and enzymatic effects in Pelophylax perezi tadpoles exposed to Indomethacin"

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