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Rita Monarca

Rita Monarca

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow


  • Researcher ID: A-2870-2017
  • ORCID: 0000-0003-1334-4593
  • Department: Animal Biology, University of Lisbon
  • Research Group: Adaptation Biology & Ecological Processes
  • ISI Web of KnowledgeSM search factor: A-2870-2017
  • Title: Supervisor: Maria da Luz Mathias Category: BO Grant type: BPD Funding entity: CESAM Grant reference: BPD/UI88/7346/2019 Start date: 2019-04-01 End date: 2019-12-31


Research interests

- Mammal ecology and physiology
- Energetics
- Adaptation

Academic degrees

2015 - PhD Biology (Ecology) - Universidade de Lisboa

2008 - MSc Applied Ecology - Universidade do Porto

2003 - BSc Biology Applied to Animal Resources - Universidade de Lisboa

Scientific activities

- 2016 – Now - Postdoctoral Fellow (BPD/UI88/7346/2016) - CESAM – Centro de Estudos do Ambiente e do Mar.
- 2014 – 2015 - Animal Facility Technician - Faculdade de Ciências, Universidade de Lisboa.
- 2009 – 2013 PhD Grant (SFRH/BD/47333/2008) "Regulation of body weight in small rodents: a trade‐off between starvation and predation?"
- 2005 – 2007 - Research Fellow - Project “Adaptive energy metabolism in fossorial pine voles (Microtus duodecimcostatus and M.lusitanicus). A comparative study. (POCI/BIA‐BDE/57053/2004)
- 2004 - Research Fellow - Project “Evolution of chromossomical barriers and speciation of house‐mice (Mus musculus domesticus) in Madeira Island(POCTI 47019/BSE/2002).

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Scientific Supervision

PhD (Co-supervisor): Elizandra de Matos Cardoso (CESAM member)


CESAM Funding: