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Ana Bárbara Abreu Gonçalves

Ana Bárbara Abreu Gonçalves

Phd Student

  • Thesis title: Tools for Biodiversity Conservation
  • Supervisor: Prof. Amadeu Soares

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  • Department: Biology
  • Research Group: Functional Biodiversity
  • Thesis title: Tools for Biodiversity Conservation Supervisor: Prof. Amadeu Soares Category: BO Grant type: BD Funding entity: Fundação para a Ciência e Tecnologia Grant reference: SFRH / BD / 51438 / 2011 Start date: 2011-06-01 End date: 2015-06-01



Scientific Supervision

Professional Experience

AUGUST 2011 GIS WHI OFFICER                                                                                            Worcestershire County Council

- Updating Worcestershire Habitat Inventory database.

JANUARY 2011 – JUNE SESSIONAL LECTURER                                                                                   Worcester University

- Teaching Population & Community Ecology (3rd Year Module): course materials, field trips, setting assignments, producing reading lists, course outlines and handouts; undertake marking.  

JANUARY 2010 – JAN. 2011 ECOLOGY: POLICY RESEARCHER                                         Worcestershire County Council

- Ecologist for Green Infrastructure (GI) Strategy;  Responsible for investigating and presenting findings in the form of technical document on Biodiversity Compensation – Banking Systems; Ecological Surveying and report writing; Worcestershire Habitat Inventory (WHI) – data input, mapping with GIS (Arcview 9.3) and analysis for GI plans; Provided Ecological advice to both Planning related work - Planning Applications - & non-planning related work such as schools and property services. 

MAY 09 – JULY 09 ECOLOGY: ASSISTANT COORDINATOR                                                  London Ecology Consultancy

- M25 Extension Project. Reptile and Amphibian Surveying. 

APRIL 07 – FEB 09 ECOLOGIST                                                                                                                                EDAW Plc  

Projects: Olympic 2012 Biodiversity Action Plans; Westfield Shopping Centre Green Wall Planting Scheme and Design, London; Education City –Doha- Qatar; Bedford River Valley Park Framework Plan and Delivery Map, Bedford; SE Wales Networked Environmental Region; Arun Core Strategy – Phase 1 Habitat Survey; Wind Turbine Assessment Study, Bat Survey, London



2011 - ongoing: Doctoral Programme of Biology and Ecology of Global Changes - University of Aveiro

2005 - 2006: MSc Coastal Conservation and Management - University of Glamorgan                    

2002 - 2005: BSc Hons Biology - University of Leeds


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