Staff Directory

Last Updated

21/02/2018

Email
Telephone
01522 83 5024
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University of Lincoln
Riseholme Hall
Riseholme Park
Lincoln
Lincolnshire
LN2 2LG
United Kingdom

About Malgorzata Pilot

- Senior Lecturer (2013-present) - School of Life Sciences, University of Lincoln - Lecturer (2012-2013) - School of Life Sciences, University of Lincoln - Marie Curie Research Fellow (2009-2012) - School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Durham University - Postdoctoral researcher (2007-2009) - School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Durham University - Staff researcher (2006-2012) - Museum and Institute of Zoology, Polish Academy of Sciences - Research assistant (2000-2005) - Museum and Institute of Zoology, Polish Academy of Sciences

Department Responsibilities

- Module leader for Population Genetics and MSc Thesis in Clinical Animal Behaviour - Contribution to modules: Evolution & Ecology, Genetics, Evolutionary Ecology, Conservation Biology, Vertebrate Zoology, Wild Vertebrates of British Isles, Animal Protection, Domestic Animal Behaviour and Cognition, Forensic Biology - Supervision of PhD, MSc and undergraduate projects - Impact Champion

Subject Specialism

evolutionary genetics

Qualifications

  • PhD (Biology - Population Genetics) — Museum and Institute of Zoology, Polish Academy of Sciences, 2005
  • MSc (Applied Mathematics) — Warsaw University, Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics, 2004
  • MSc (Ecology/Conservation Biology) — Warsaw University, Faculty of Biology / Interdisciplinary Studies in Environmental Protection, 1999

Awards

  • Leverhulme Trust Research Fellowship — Leverhulme Trust,
  • Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship, School of Biological & Biomedical Sci, Durham University — European Commission,
  • Award supporting researchers completing Postdoctoral Fellowships — Foundation for Polish Science,
  • Award for a set of publication on ecology of martens — Polish Academy of Sciences, Department of Biological Sciences,
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship at the School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Durham University — Foundation for Polish Science,
  • Fellowship for Young Researchers — Foundation for Polish Science,
  • Award for the PhD dissertation — Museum and Institute of Zoology, Polish Academy of Sciences,
  • Award for the MSc thesis — Chancellor of Warsaw University,

Orcid ID

0000-0002-6057-5768

Research Interests

  • Mammalian evolutionary genetics

  • Canine Genetics

  • Evolutionary response to environmental change

Research Groups Memberships

Research Projects

  • Genetic diversity and population viability of the Barbary macaques (Macaca sylvanus) in Algeria — La Montagne de Singes in 2017
  • Kinship and social relationships in free-ranging domestic dogs — Pump Priming Grant, University of Lincoln in 2017
  • Investigating the adaptive value of hybridisation — Leverhulme Trust Research Fellowship in 2017
  • Conservation of the Barbary macaque in Algeria — Pump Priming Grant, University of Lincoln in 2015
  • Analysis of the evolutionary history of the grey wolf in Eurasia using genome-wide SNP data — Returner’s Research Fund, University of Lincoln in 2014
  • Reconstructing the history of dog domestication using high-density SNP genotyping — Polish National Science Centre in 2011
  • Tracking the impact of Holocene environmental change on the population genetics and demographics of four Baltic seal species — Marie Curie Fellowship in 2009
  • Evolutionary history of Baltic seals — Foundation for Polish Science in 2009
  • Relationship between foraging ecology and dispersal patterns in a highly mobile carnivore, the grey wolf (PI) — British Ecological Society in 2008
  • The effect of ecological factors on the population genetic structure of highly mobile social mammals (PI) — Foundation for Polish Science in 2007
  • Influence of genetic and environmental factors on life history traits and relatedness of individuals from a local population of the root vole Microtus oeconomus — Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education in 2006
  • Space use, foraging strategies and genetic variability of the stone marten and the pine marten in a patchy habitat in central Poland — Polish Committee for Scientific Research in 2001
  • Genetic variability and patterns of gene flow among wolf populations in Central and Eastern Europe (PI) — Polish Committee for Scientific Research in 2001

Research in the Lincoln Repository


Professional Affiliations

  • Genetics Society — member
  • Society for Conservation Biology — member
  • European Society for Evolutionary Biology — member
  • International Council for Archaeozoology — member