CHATELAIN Marion Dr.

 


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University of Innsbruck
Department of Ecology

Research Group: Applied and Trophic Ecology

Technikerstrasse 25      (room 708)
A-6020 Innsbruck

T +43 (0)512 507-51674
F +43 (0)512 507-51799
  marion.chatelain@uibk.ac.at


 
During my research career, I specialized on the effects of anthropogenic modifications of the natural environment, including chemical pollution emission in the context of urbanisation, on wildlife.

I obtained a Master’s degree in Evolutionary Ecology from the National Museum of Natural History of Paris in 2012. Thereafter, I carried out my PhD research on the role of melanin-based plumage colouration in coping with high levels of metallic trace elements (MTEs) in cities at the Institute of Ecology and Environmental Sciences of Paris (Pierre & Marie Curie University; 2012-2015).

After completion of my PhD, I investigated the effects of MTEs on earthworm communities and habitat choice behaviour (2015-2016) as assistant lecturer at Pierre & Marie Curie University where I taught ecology, evolution and statistical methods in the undergraduate and postgraduate curriculum.

In October 2016, I obtained a two-year POLONEZ grant (Marie Sklodowska-Curie COFUND, Horizon 2020 framework) to work in the Wild Urban Evolution and Ecology Lab (Center of New Technologies, University of Warsaw) on the effects of MTEs on great and blue tit oxidative stress and fitness in a gradient of urbanisation.

In March 2019, I obtained a two-years long Lise Meitner grant from the Austrian Science fund to work in the Applied and Trophic Ecology group (Institute of Ecology, University of Innsbruck). My project aims at understanding food-driven movements of great and blue tits within the urban mosaic.


Marion Chatelain

  • Current project

          Food-driven movements of birds in urban landscape

  • Other Projects

          http://marion-chatelain.e-monsite.com/ 

  • Publications

          List of Publications

 



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