Awards and fellowships

Travel grants for research stays abroad

July 2008 – Postdoctoral research stay at Kilpisjärvi Biological Station, University of Helsinki (Finland)
Host institution: Centre de Recherche Public – Gabriel Lippmann (Luxembourg)
Funding: travel grant obtained for 3 researchers from the 6th European Community framework programme (Lapland Atmosphere-Biosphere Facility – Improving the Human Research Potential and the Socio-Economic Knowledge Base)
Partners: Research Institute for Nature and Forest – Dr. Dirk Maes (Belgium), Forest Sciences Centre of Catalonia – Dr. Lluís Brotons (Spain), University of Helsinki – Prof. Miska Luoto (Finland), Finnish Environment Institute – Dr. Risto Heikkinen (Finland)
Duration: 1 month

June-July 2007 – Postdoctoral research stay at Oulanka Research Station, University of Oulu (Finland)
Host institution: Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium)
Funding: travel grant obtained for 3 researchers from the 6th European Community framework programme (Lapland Atmosphere-Biosphere Facility – Improving the Human Research Potential and the Socio-Economic Knowledge Base)
Partners: Research Institute for Nature and Forest – Dr. Dirk Maes (Belgium), University of Oulu – Prof. Miska Luoto (Finland), Finnish Environment Institute – Dr. Risto Heikkinen (Finland)
Duration: 1 month

February-March 2007 – Postdoctoral research stay at Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne (Switzerland)
Host institution: Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium)
Funding: travel grant obtained for 1 researcher from the F.R.S.-FNRS National Fund of Scientific Research (Belgium)
Partners: Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Lausanne – Dr. Alexandre Hirzel (Switzerland)
Duration: 6 weeks

Fellowships for research projects

October 2007 – May 2008 – Postdoctoral research project at Biodiversity Research Centre, Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium)
Host institution: Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium)
Funding: post-doctoral fellowship ‘chargé de recherche’ obtained from the F.R.S.-FNRS National Fund of Scientific Research (Belgium)
Partners: Biodiversity Research Centre, Université catholique de Louvain – Prof. Hans Van Dyck (Belgium)

October 2006 – September 2007 – Postdoctoral research project at Biodiversity Research Centre, Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium)
Host institution: Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium)
Funding: post-doctoral fellowship ‘chargé de recherche’ obtained from the Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium)
Partners: Biodiversity Research Centre, Université catholique de Louvain – Prof. Hans Van Dyck (Belgium)