Below you can find a list of the studies I have done after graduating secondary school:
|Title of qualification awarded||PhD in Ecology|
|Dates||11 October 2016 – 26 April 2021|
|Principal subjects / occupational skills covered||Thesis: The role of plant functional traits in organising plant-pollinator interactions|
|Name of organisation providing education and training||Charles University, Faculty of Science, Department of Ecology. Vinicna 7, CZ-128 44, Prague 2, Czech Republic|
|Level in national or international classification||PhD|
|Title of qualification awarded||Msc. Forest and Nature Conservation|
|Dates||25 August 2010 – October 2012|
|Principal subjects / occupational skills covered||Courses: Trends in Forest and Nature Conservation, Ecological Methods, Wildlife Resource Management, Scientific Skills Training, Modular Skills training, Communities Conservation and Development, Restoration Ecology, Resource Ecology, Forest Ecology and Management, Animal Ecology
Thesis: The effects of Amazonian Dark Earths on the composition, diversity and density of understory herbs, ferns and palms in a Bolivian Tropical Forest. Fieldwork for this thesis was done in Bolivia from 21-08-2011 until 30-12-2011. Thesis was completed with an 8 on 28-8-2012.
Internship: Creating a management guideline for Roe Deer management in areas owned by Staatsbosbeheer (Dutch State Forestry service) from April – 29 October 2012. Title document: “Reeën bij Staatsbosbeheer, het beheer van een succesvolle diersoort nader bekeken & een stappenplan voor beter beheer in de gehele regio.” Internship was completed with an 8 on 29-10-2012.
|Name of organisation providing education and training||Wageningen University, Droevendaalsesteeg 2, 6708PB Wageningen (The Netherlands)|
|Level in national or international classification||Master of Science|
|Title of qualification awarded||Btech. Nature Conservation|
|Dates||30 January 2008 – 21 November 2008|
|Principal subjects / occupational skills covered||Courses: Conservation management, Resource management, Freshwater management, Statistics, Environmental education, General ecology and Fire ecology.|
|Name of organisation providing education and training||Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University, Saasveld Campus, George (South Africa)|
|Level in national or international classification||Bachelor of Technology|
|Title of qualification awarded||Ba. Forest and Nature Management|
|Dates||24 August 2005 – 07 July 2010|
|Principal subjects / occupational skills covered||Dutch courses: De Gebiedsontwikkelaar (The Nature developer),De Beheerder (The environmental manager), De Inrichter (The nature designer), Beheersplan (Management plan) Ondernemingsplan (Business plan), De Onderzoeker (The Researcher)
English courses: Tropical nature management, tropical forest ecology, soil and water conservation, soil sciences, non-timber forest products, agro forestry, social forestry, rural development, plantation forestry, statistics, forest policy, tropical forest utilisation, tropical silviculture, English and Spanish.
Third year internship: Btech degree Nature Conservation (see above)
Fourth year thesis research: Fuel wood usage of households in the working area of the TACARE (Lake Tanganyika Catchment Reforestation and Education) project, how can we make it more sustainable? For the Jane Goodall Institute Tanzania; PO-box 1182, Kigoma, Tanzania. 20-06-2009 – 10-12-2009.
|Name of organisation providing education and training||Van Hall-Larenstein University of Applied Sciences, Larensteinselaan 26a, 6882CT Velp (The Netherlands)|
|Level in national or international classification||HBO Bachelor|