2021/09/10 Really happy to receive the good news to be granted a NWO XS grant (50k) to investigate whether DNA Metabarcoding can be used to illuminate plant-pollinator networks. Huge credits to Krijn Trimbos which did all the hard work here.
2021/02/26 Truly honored to be awarded the Discoverer of the Year 2020 by the Leiden Science Faculty!
2021/01/10 Happy to see this paper out on upstream land-use change effects on river flow dynamics in the Serengeti National Park. Third PhD paper by Emilian Kihwele!
2020/11/10 Thrilled to receive the KNAW Early Career Award, especially these days in which time spend on actual research has shrinked to a minimum due to the pandemic.
2020/06/07 Emilian published his first first-authored article for this PhD. Great piece on how we can quantify herbivore water requirements using functional traits.
2019/09/06 Check out the new paper in Ecology Letters about predicting the consequences of climate change for large herbivore assemblages.
2019/07/01 We are back in The Netherlands where I will start today as an Assistant Professor at the Institute for Environmental Sciences at Leiden University!
2019/04/01 Check out our new paper published in Science last week! Also check the related press coverage among which: De Volkskrant, Trouw, Bionieuws, Der Spiegel, La Vangardia, The Conversation, Daily Mail and Science Daily.
2018/02/22 Our paper on ecological autocatalysis has just been published in Ecological Monographs. Really excited as this was “the masterpiece” of my PhD project.
2018/01/09 I have moved to the US together with my family to work in the labs of Rob Pringle and Corina Tarnita at Princeton University for the next 1.5-2 years. Very exciting to be here and great collaborators!