Awards

  • British Ecological Society (BES) Conference Student Poster Prize (Runner-up Best Poster) – December 2019
  • Queen’s University Belfast Medicine & Life Sciences Faculty Graduate Poster Competition (Winner, Best Faculty Poster) – June 2021

Conferences attended

  • Frontiers and Horizons in Ecology – November 2018
  • Irish Ecological Association – January 2019
  • British Trust for Ornithology (NI) – November 2019
  • British Ecological Society (BES) – December 2019
  • North American Ornithological Conference – July 2020
  • Raptor Research Foundation Conference – December 2020
  • British Trust for Ornithology (NI) – November 2020
  • Irish Ecological Association Conference – January 2021

Education

  • BSc Psychology (University of Ulster) – December 2008
  • MSc Animal Behaviour and Welfare (Queen’s University Belfast) – December 2012

Media

Presentations

  • Queen’s University Belfast PhD Seminar (January 2019) – contributed talk
  • RSPB seminar (March 2019) – invited speaker
  • North Down Bird Watching Club (June 2019) – invited speaker
  • MPANI Biodiversity Meeting (September 2019) – invited speaker
  • RSPB seminar (November 2019) – invited speaker
  • British Trust for Ornithology (BTONI) Conference (November 2019) – contributed talk
  • British Ecological Society (BES) Conference (December 2019) – contributed poster
  • Northern Ireland Ornithologists Club (January 2020) – invited speaker
  • Queen’s University Belfast PhD Seminar (June 2020) – contributed talk
  • British Trust for Ornithology (NI) Conference (November 2020) – contributed talk
  • Birdwatch Ireland (Meath): Year of the Raptor Series (November 2020) – invited speaker
  • BTO International Women & Girls in Science Panel (February 2021) – invited speaker
  • Scottish Raptor Study Group Kestrel Monitoring Workshop (March 2021) – invited speaker
  • Mount Lourdes Grammar School, Year 9 Science (April 2021) – invited speaker

Publishing

  • Scottish Raptor Monitoring Group Newsletter (October 2019) – contributed article
  • Northern Ireland Raptor Study Group Newsletter (March 2020) – contributed article
  • British Ecological Society (BES) – The Niche – BES Conference Student Poster Prize Winner (March 2020)

Acknowledged in

  • Garbett, A., Phillips, N.D., Houghton, J.D.R., Prodöhl, P., Thorburn, J., Loca, S.L., Eagling, L.E., Hannon, G., Wise, D., Pothanikat, L., Gordon, C., Clarke, M., Williams, P., Hunter, R., McShane, S., Brader, A., Dodd, J., McGonigle, C., McIlvenny, H., Daly, O., Surgenor, R., Varian, S., Verhoog, P., Van Zonneveld, G., Burke, L.R., Davies, I., Souster, T.A., Mayo, P.A., Schwanck, T.N., Jones, C.S. & Collins, P.C. (2021). The critically endangered flapper skate (Dipturus intermedius): Recommendations from the first flapper skate working group meeting. Marine Policy 124: 104367. doi:10.1016/j.marpol.2020.104367
  • Ilić, M., Werner, C. and Fink, P. (2019), Equal relevance of omega‐3 and omega‐6 polyunsaturated fatty acids for the fitness of Daphnia spp.. Limnology and Oceanography 64: 2512-2525. doi:10.1002/lno.11201

Training and Development

  • “Writing in the first year of your PhD” workshop (October 2018)
  • “Preparing for APR and Differentiation” workshop (November 2018)
  • “Lightening Talk Workshop” by Dr Maureen Williams, QUB PEER Club (January 2019)
  • “GG Plot Workshop” by Dr Audric Vigier, QUB PEER Club (February 2019)
  • 3rd Year PhD Symposium QUB (March 2019) – Co-chair
  • “Raptor Survey and Monitoring” workshop (Northern Ireland Raptor Study Group) (March 2019)
  • “An introduction to statistics in R” workshop, QUB PEER Club (May 2019)
  • “Data Manipulation in R” workshop by Dr Maja Ilić, QUB PEER Club (June 2019)
  • British Ecological Society Conference Helper (December 2019)
  • R4All Course (Beckerman & Cooper) (February 2020)
  • Women in Science Webinar (February 2021) – Organiser/ Co-chair
  • 1st Year PhD Symposium QUB (March 2021) – Co-chair
  • “GIS in R“, QUB PEER Club (May 2021)
  • “Introduction to Bayesian Statistics”, prstatistics / Dr Mark Andrews, Nottingham Trent University (May 2021)