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    Dr Malgorzata Pilot

    Senior Lecturer

    School of Life Sciences
    College of Science

    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
    - Contribution to modules: Evolution & Ecology, Genetics, Evolutionary Ecology, Conservation Biology, Vertebrate Zoology, Wild Vertebrates of British Isles, Animal Protection, Domestic Animal Behaviour and Cognition, Applied Forensic Analysis
    - Supervision of PhD, MSc and undergraduate projects

    Subject Specialism

    evolutionary genetics

    Qualifications

    • PhD (Biology - Population Genetics) — Museum and Institute of Zoology, Polish Academy of Sciences, 2005
    • MSc (Mathematics - Evolutionary Game Theory) — 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

    • Marie Curie Intra-European Fellowship, School of Biological & Biomedical Sci, Durham University — European Commission, 2009
    • Award supporting researchers completing Postdoctoral Fellowships — Foundation for Polish Science, 2009
    • Small Ecological Project Grant — British Ecological Society, 2008
    • Award for a set of publication on ecology of martens — Polish Academy of Sciences, Department of Biological Sciences, 2008
    • Postdoctoral Fellowship at the School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Durham University — Foundation for Polish Science, 2007
    • Fellowship for Young Researchers — Foundation for Polish Science, 2007
    • Award for the PhD dissertation — Museum and Institute of Zoology, Polish Academy of Sciences, 2005
    • Award for the MSc thesis — Chancellor of Warsaw University, 1999

    Professional Affiliations

    • British Ecological Society
    • Society for Conservation Biology

    Research Interests

    Research Group Memberships

    Research Projects

    • Empirical and theoretical assessment of reliability of null allele detection — 2012
    • Genome-wide variability in European wolves — 2012
    • 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 (PI) — 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
    • Genetic diversity in a colony of southern elephant seals from the King George Island, South Shetlands Archipelago — Polish Committee for Scientific Research

    Research in the Lincoln Repository

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