Current and Past



July 2023 – July 2026: “Comparative urban ecology: developing methods to assess urban socialecological networks across realms and regions”, DFG funded scientific network (this project derived from our seed funding project CURT below).

March 2023 – December 2025 : “Re-Scaling Global Health. Human Health and Multispecies Cohabitation on an Urban Planet“: Exploring urban human-animal-environment relationships and how they affect human health in urban spaces forms the basis of this project. The project thus investigates the multiple links between health, biodiversity, and environmental pollution. The project is funded by the Berlin University Alliance and partner institutions involved in the project are: Technische Universität Berlin, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Charité, Freie Universität Berlin.

Since 2021 – today: Fact Check Biodiversity,  part of lead author team for “Urban Areas” chapters.


Sept 2022 – March 2023: Naturebased health interventions for refugees. Part of the Grand Challenge Prize team, UK-Germany Public Health workshop – Going Global Partnerships (British Council).

Winter 2021/2022 – winter 2022/2023: ‘Urban climate trends and their effects on winter activity of bats and insects’. Project in collaboration with Deutsche Fledermausarte and Armin Dahl, funded by Stiftung Naturschutz.

March 2021 – March 2022: Comparative Urban Ecology research Training (CURT), founding member, seed funding by Berlin University Alliance.

September 2017  – June 2019: WTimpact – citizen science project; my part: urban bats “Fledermausforscher” . Short report on ZDF.


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